Sandra Joyce

Google Cloud

Sandra Joyce is a member of the Ransomware Task Force Steering Committee.

Sandra Joyce is a cybersecurity expert and leader with 26 years of intelligence experience. She is head of Google Threat Intelligence at Google Cloud where she oversees threat research activities and operations. Sandra joined Google in 2022, following Google’s acquisition of Mandiant.

Sandra is an officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, serving as a faculty member at the National Intelligence University. She is also a member of the Aspen Institute Cybersecurity Working Group, sits on the strategic council of the Silverado Policy Accelerator, the Board of Visitors at National Intelligence University, and Board of Directors at Crane NXT. She is also a member of the Institute for Security and Technology’s Ransomware Task Force Steering Committee. She is regularly featured in international print and broadcast media to include CNN, NBC, Bloomberg, BBC World, Today Show, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Deutsche Welle, and others.

Sandra is pursuing her PhD at Johns Hopkins University as an Alperovitch Institute Fellow. She has an MBA from MIT and holds four additional master’s degrees in cyber-policy, international affairs, science and technology intelligence, and military operational art and science. Sandra speaks English, Spanish, and German and resides in Virginia with her family.