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

Andrew Jensen

Cybersecurity Analyst

Vera Zakem

Senior Technology and Policy Advisor

Alexa Wehsener

Research and Operations Manager, Institute for Security and Technology

Nicole Mays

Executive Assistant to CEO

Andrew Facini

Director of Communications

Leah Walker

Defense Technology Research Analyst

Joe Lucas

Future Digital Security Leader Fellow

Tasha Jhangiani

Future Digital Security Leader Fellow

Adjunct Advisors

Rear Admiral John Gower

Senior Policy Advisor, CATALINK, Former Assistant Chief of Defense Staff Nuclear (Chemical, Biological), UK MoD

Doowan Lee

Nonresident Senior Technical Advisor

Megan Stifel

Nonresident Senior Policy Advisor

Sahil Shah

Policy Advisor, CATALINK

Peter Henderson

Technical Advisor, ML and U.S. NC3

Stan S. Byers

Nonresident Senior Advisor

Elsa B. Kania

Nonresident Policy Advisor

Suhas Subrahmanyam

Nonresident Technology Policy Advisor

Associates and Interns

Skyler Stokes

Strategic Competition Research Associate