Diane Rinaldo is director of government affairs and cyber policy at SAP, the largest enterprise software company in the world. In that capacity, she leads efforts to situate SAP at the forefront of policymakers in Washington, D.C. Concurrently, through her work with the Chief Security Officer, Diane serves as a conduit between practitioners, Capitol Hill, and the Administration.
Prior to SAP, Diane was with the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence where she was the lead committee staffer on Congress’ landmark cybersecurity legislation, the Cybersecurity Act of 2015. Diane also served as the oversight and budget monitor for the National Security Agency (NSA) and the defense network systems.
Diane also served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Congressman Mike Rogers. During her tenure, she managed the team to promote the Congressman’s agenda which included his work on the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee.
Recognized for her work on cybersecurity, Diane was awarded the Executive Women’s Forum’s 2016 Influencer of the Year award; was named one of the top ten people in Washington, D.C. impacting cyber legislation; and has consulted on movies and television.
Diane earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Maine and an Executive Certificate from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University for cyber studies.