Our Team

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

Core Team

Philip Reiner

Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Security and Technology

Vera Zakem

Senior Technology and Policy Advisor

Alexa Wehsener

Research and Operations Manager, Institute for Security and Technology

Alexander Riabov

Communications Manager

Sarah Powazek

Cyber Technology Research Analyst

Leah Walker

Future Digital Security Leader Fellow

Joe Lucas

Future Digital Security Leader Fellow

Tasha Jhangiani

Future Digital Security Leader Fellow

Adjunct Senior Advisors

Doowan Lee

Nonresident Senior Technical Advisor

Stan S. Byers

Nonresident Senior Advisor

Megan Stifel

Nonresident Senior Policy Advisor

Suhas Subrahmanyam

Nonresident Technology Policy Advisor

Elsa B. Kania

Nonresident Policy Advisor

Associates and Interns

Sophie McCormack

Nuclear Policy Associate

Shelden Shi

Cybersecurity Technical Policy Intern

Ross Ewald

Cybersecurity Intern