Our Team

We design and advance solutions to the world’s toughest emerging security threats

IST Leadership

Philip Reiner

Chief Executive Officer

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Megan Stifel

Chief Strategy Officer

Steve Kelly

Chief Trust Officer

Core Team

Trista Aultman

Executive Assistant

Aaron Brunmeier

Director of Operations

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Gigi Flores Bustamante

Future of Digital Security Analyst

Eric Davis

Senior Vice President for Special Projects

Taylor Grossman

Deputy Director for Digital Security

Emma Hollingsworth

Director of Development and Partnerships

Lillian Ilsley-Greene

Communications Associate

Louie Kangeter

Artificial Intelligence Policy Associate

Sophia Mauro

Director of Strategic Communications

Nicole Mays

Director of Human Resources

Sylvia Mishra
Sylvia Mishra

Deputy Director of Nuclear Policy

Ben Purser

Vice President for Geostrategic Risk

Trevaughn Smith

Future of Digital Security Associate

Christian Steins

Technology Policy Analyst

Gabrielle Tran

Policy Analyst for Technology and Society

Elizabeth Vish

Senior Director for International Cyber Engagement

Adjunct Advisors

Chloe Autio

Adjunct Artificial Intelligence Policy Advisor

Bryson Bort

Adjunct Senior Technical Advisor

Jen Ellis

Adjunct Senior Policy Advisor

Adam Flatley

Adjunct Senior Technical Advisor

Jeff Greene

Adjunct Senior Policy Advisor

Jason Kikta

Adjunct Senior Technical Advisor

Pavneet Singh

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Strategic Competition

Neil Jenkins

Adjunct Senior Cyber Policy Advisor

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Silas Cutler

Adjunct Senior Cyber Threat Advisor

Marc Rogers

Adjunct Senior Technical Advisor

Sahil Shah

Senior Policy Advisor, CATALINK

Peter Henderson

Technical Advisor, ML and U.S. NC3

Elsa B. Kania

Policy Advisor

Suhas Subrahmanyam

Technology Policy Advisor