Bachelor's degree, Columbia University; degree in Law, Georgetown University Law Center. Formerly, Emergency Medical Technician, New York City and Colorado, FEMA Disaster Assistance Employee, and Planning Officer, Fairfax County Urban Search & Rescue Task Force; 2007-15, Member, Senior Executive Service, US Government; 2008-12, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy (Strategic Plans), US Department of Homeland Security; 2012-15, Assistant Secretary for Strategy, Planning, Analysis & Risk, US Department of Homeland Security. 2014-15, represented DHS on Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center. Attorney and consultant, Washington DC. Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson. Attorney and consultant, focused on cybersecurity, blockchain technology, and emerging technology risks. Adviser to several blockchain companies and senior adviser to McKinsey & Company's public sector practice. Counsel, Blockchain Alliance. Co-Chair, Global Future Council on Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum. Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security. Fellow, Georgetown's Center for National Security and the Law. Author of legal casebook, Domestic Preparedness: Law, Policy, and National Security (2012). Recipient: Secretary's Silver Medal, US Department of Homeland Security (2007).