Decompiling the Government: Boston

LogMeIn – 333 Summer Street Boston, MA
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 6pm-8pm


With the support of the Hewlett Foundation, the National Security Institute hosted “Decompiling the Government: Getting Technologists and Policymakers to Speak the Same Language.”

This happy hour networking  featured remarks by Stewart Baker, former General Counsel of the National Security Agency; Chinmayi Arun, Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society; and Harold Moss, NSI Visiting Fellow and Senior Director Strategy and Business Development Web Products at Akamai Technologies.

The “Decompiling the Government” event series begins to bring together technologists and leading policymakers, lawyers, and journalists to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical cyber professionals.  NSI has hosted events in San Francisco, San Antonio, New York City, and Arlington, VA and featured speakers including: Donald Dixon, Co-founder & Managing Director of Forgepoint, Lisa Monaco, chief counterterrorism advisor to former President Barack Obama, David Shedd, former acting Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, and Matt Olsen, former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center. NSI will also share details about its upcoming one-year Technologist Fellowship which will provide an country for technologists from across the country to learn about policymaking.