Sezaneh Seymour

Panelist, Payments

Ms. Sezaneh Seymour is the Vice President and Head of Regulatory Risk and Policy at Coalition – a leading provider of innovative cyber insurance and security services.  For nearly twenty years, Sezaneh has held various domestic and foreign policy roles at the nexus of national security, emerging technology, sustainability, and trade.  She served as Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in the Executive Office of the President where she was responsible for negotiating and enforcing trade agreements.  She is the former Senior Advisor to the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology on the National Security Council.  Prior to these roles, she served at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and at the U.S. Department of State.  She is a graduate of the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School and earned her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech where she remains on faculty.