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Leonard Bailey
Leonard is Special Counsel for National Security in the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) and a senior member of CCIPS’ Cybersecurity Unit. He joined DOJ’s Terrorism and Violent Crime Section in 1991. In the late 1990’s, he served as Special Counsel and Special Investigative Counsel to DOJ’s Inspector General and supervised sensitive investigations of Department officials and programs. In 2000, he joined CCIPS where he has prosecuted computer crime and intellectual property cases; advised on matters related to searching and seizing electronic evidence and conducting electronic surveillance; chaired the Organization of American States’ Group of Government Experts on Cybercrime; and helped found CCIPS’s Cybersecurity Unit.

In 2009, he moved to DOJ’s National Security Division. As Senior Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, he focused on critical infrastructure protection, offensive and defensive cyber policy, and application of national security cyber authorities in criminal matters. He next served as an Associate Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, where he coordinated DOJ’s cyber policy and initiatives and its cyber-related work with the National Security Council. He returned to CCIPS in 2013.

Leonard is a graduate of Yale University and Yale Law School. He has taught courses on cybersecurity and cybercrime at Georgetown Law School and Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C.
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Richard Boscovich
As Assistant General Counsel on Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit, Richard Boscovich leads the cloud & malware team within the Digital Crimes Unit focusing on cybercrime with an emphasis on malicious code enforcement actions. Based in Redmond, Wash., the team actively analyzes and investigates all forms of malware such as botnets, droppers, banking Trojans, ransomware and worms. His work in the field includes developing the civil legal strategies used in over 17 malware infrastructure disruptive actions such as Waledac, Rustock, Zeus, Citadel and more recently, the Ramnit, Dorkbot, Gamarue/Avalanche and Strontium. In addition to analyzing malicious code, the team actively pursues partnerships with others in the security industry, as well as domestic and international law enforcement agencies, and academia.

Boscovich began his career as a corporate tax attorney at a major international law firm in New York City. He then served for over 17 years at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Florida’s Southern District (Miami). During his tenure he directed the district’s Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property unit, where he prosecuted numerous high-profile computer intrusion cases, including the first federal juvenile prosecution of a 17-year-old computer hacker. During the last two and one-half years at the DOJ, he served as both Deputy Chief and Acting Chief of the Major Crimes unit, where he managed the activities of 25 assistant U.S. Attorneys and support staff.
Boscovich joined Microsoft in 2008. He holds both a BA degree in Political Science/History and a law degree from the University Of Miami.
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Gary Corn
Colonel Gary Corn is the Staff Judge Advocate for the United States Cyber Command.

His prior assignments include serving as a Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Operational Law Branch Chief in the Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Army, the Staff Judge Advocate to United States Army South, on detail as a Special Assistant United States Attorney with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, on deployment to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as part of the United Nations Preventive Deployment Force and as the Chief of International Law for Combined Forces Command, Afghanistan.

Colonel Corn received a JD from the George Washington University, a BA in International Relations from Bucknell University, an LLM in Military Law from the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, and an MA in National Security Studies from the United States Army War College. He is also a graduate of the Escola de Comando e Estado Maior do Exército do Brasil (Command and General Staff College of the Brazilian Army).
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Dana "Keoki" Jackson
Dana (Keoki) Jackson is the Chief Technology Officer at Lockheed Martin, where he is responsible for the corporation’s advanced technology strategy. As the primary liaison to the United States and international science and technology community, he manages strategic relationships with government, industry and academia to ensure the maturation and deployment of cutting-edge technologies.

Prior to this role, Dr. Jackson served as the vice president for Program Excellence, where he was responsible for the cross-functional integration of five corporate councils for engineering and technology, production, program management, supply chain and sustainment.

Dr. Jackson’s previous roles include vice president for Navigation Systems and program manager for Global Positioning System (GPS) III at Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems Company, and technical and leadership positions in space-based communications, navigation and missile warning.

Before joining Lockheed Martin, Dr. Jackson was a NASA research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the field of human adaptation to the space environment. He received bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT, and completed the Stanford Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Dr. Jackson is a member of Sigma Xi, a fellow of the United Kingdom Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS), an associate fellow of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and a corresponding member of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA). He previously served on the Sandia Corporation Board of Directors, and is a current member of the AIAA Foundation Board of Trustees, the Georgia Institute of Technology Advisory Board, the Board of Visitors for the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering, and the Visiting Committee for the MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
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Andrea Matwyshyn
Dr. Andrea M. Matwyshyn is an academic and author whose work focuses on technology and innovation, particularly information security and consumer privacy law and policy.

Professor Matwyshyn is a US-UK Fulbright Commission Cyber Security Scholar award recipient in 2016-2017, collaborating with the University of Oxford Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre. She is a (tenured full) professor of law / professor of computer science (by courtesy) at Northeastern University, a faculty affiliate of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, and a visiting research collaborator at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University, where she was the Microsoft Visiting Professor during 2014-15.

She has worked in both the public and the private sector. In 2014, she served as the Senior Policy Advisor/ Academic in Residence at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. As public service, she has testified in Congress on issues of information security regulation, and she maintains ongoing policy engagement. Prior to entering the academy, she was a corporate attorney in private practice, focusing her work on technology transactions. She continues to maintain collaborative technology industry relationships.
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Merle Maigre
Merle Maigre is the executive vice president for government relations at CybExer Technologies, an Estonian firm that specializes in providing governments, international organisations and companies with cyber training environment and sophisticated, large-scale cyber security exercises.
During 2017 to 2018, she served as the Director of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCDCOE) in Tallinn. The Center is a multinational hub of cyber defense expertise, engaging in research, training and exercises with a focus on technology, strategy, operations and law. During 2012 to 2017, Merle Maigre worked as the Security Policy Adviser to Estonian Presidents Kersti Kaljulaid and Toomas Hendrik Ilves, being the President’s chief advisor on domestic and international security issues, including cyber defense developments and challenges. From 2010-2012 Merle Maigre served at NATO HQ in the Policy Planning Unit of the Private Office of NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Merle has also worked as a researcher at the International Centre for Defense and Security (ICDS) in Tallinn. She has also served as the Deputy Head of the NATO Liaison Office in Kyiv and at the NATO Department in Estonia’s Ministry of Defense, in support of the country’s NATO accession.
Merle Maigre received an MA degree in war studies from King’s College London, a BA in international relations from Middlebury College (US) and a BA in history fromTartu University. She has also studied at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Bologna Center and at Sciences Po Paris.

Merle Maigre was named an Asmus Policy Entrepreneurs Fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (2012). She has been decorated with the Order of Merit of Poland (2014), the Commander of the Order of Lion of Finland (2014), the Dutch Commander of the Order of Oragne-Nassau (2018), the Estonian Defence Forces distinguished service medal (2018) and the Order of Merit of the Estonian Ministry of Defence (2018).
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Wolfgang Renner
Major General Wolfgang Renner was born in Kulmbach, Germany, on 3 February 1958. He joined the German Airforce in 1977 and following officer training, studied Electrical and Communications Engineering at the University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich and graduated in 1981. Afterwards he served as a Platoon Leader in Signals Regiments in Lauda and Meßstetten and the Staff Battery of a GBAD Unit in Eckernförde. He then served as a Squadron Leader of the Staff Battery and later as the S6-Officer of the SSM-Wing in Geilenkirchen. From 1990 to 1992 he attended the German Armed Forces General Staff Officers Course in Hamburg. He was awarded the Operations Medal of the Bundeswehr in Bronze for KFOR and the Bundeswehr Cross of Honour in Gold.
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Michael Schmitt
Michael N. Schmitt is an international law scholar specializing in international humanitarian law, use of force issues, and the international law applicable to cyberspace. He is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Exeter,[1] the Charles H. Stockton Professor of International Law at the United States Naval War College,[2] and the Francis Lieber Distinguished Scholar at the Lieber Institute of the United States Military Academy at West Point.[3] He is also a Senior Fellow at the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. Schmitt is the General Editor of International Law Studies,[4] as well as Oxford University Press' new Lieber Studies series, a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, and a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. In 2017 he was awarded the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana by the President of Estonia for his contributions to cyber security.

From 1979-99, Schmitt served in the United States Air Force as a judge advocate. He graduated first in class from the Naval War College in 1996, and his operational law experience includes service in both Operation Provide Comfort and Operation Northern Watch. In 1999, he became Professor of International Law at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany, eventually becoming Dean. He was subsequently Chair of Public International Law at Durham University before returning to the Naval War College and joining the faculty at the University of Exeter.[5]

Schmitt is well-known for his work in directing the 7+ year project leading to publication of the two Tallinn Manuals dealing with the international law applicable to cyberspace.
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Jaak Tarien
Colonel Jaak Tarien is the Director of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) based in Estonia since September 2018. CCDCOE is a NATO-accredited cyber defence hub focusing on research, training and exercises. The international military organisation based is a community of currently 21 nations providing a 360-degree look at cyber defence, with expertise in the areas of technology, strategy, operations and law. Prior to joining CCDCOE Colonel Tarien served as Commander of Estonian Air Force from August 2012 to July 2018. Among other assignments he has also served as Staff Officer with NATO's Supreme Allied Command Transformation (ACT), as Deputy Director of the Regional Airspace Surveillance Coordination Centre and as Commander of the Estonian team at the BALTNET Regional Airspace Surveillance Co-ordination Centre in Lithuania.

Colonel Tarien, a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, earned his Master’s degree from the Air Command and Staff College of the USAF Air University. He recently also acquired Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy at the U.S. National Defence University.
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Liis Vihul
Ms. Liis Vihul is senior analyst in the Law and Policy Branch at the NATO
Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. She is the project manager and managing editor of the "Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations". Ms. Vihul is an ambassador for the international law training programme at the NATO Cyber Defence Centre, serves as a member of the Estonian delegation at the UN GGE, and is the CEO of Cyber Law International, a firm that provides international law consultancy and training. Ms. Vihul holds an MA in law from the University of Tartu and an MSc in information security from the University of London.
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Tarah Wheeler
Tarah Wheeler (MS, CSM, CSD, CSP, CISSP) is an information security researcher, author, entrepreneur, keynote speaker, nonprofit founder, scientist, and poker player. She is currently Cybersecurity Policy Fellow at New America and Principal Security Advisor & CEO at Red Queen Technologies. She is the lead author of the best-selling Women In Tech: Take Your Career to The Next Level With Practical Advice And Inspiring Stories. She has been Senior Director of Engineering and Principal Security Advocate at Symantec Website Security. She founded and now sits on the board of Fizzmint, an end-to-end secure HR management company. She has led projects at Microsoft Game Studios (Halo and Lips) and architected systems at encrypted mobile communications firm Silent Circle. She founded Infosec Unlocked, an initiative to add diversity in infosec conference speakers)
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Timothy White
The grandson of a sailor and son of a soldier, Rear Adm. T.J. White is a native of Spring, Texas. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy (1987) where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He holds a Master of Science in Systems Technology (Command, Control and Communications) from the Naval Postgraduate School (1993) and a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University–Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF, 2008) in Washington, D.C. He is a MIT Seminar XXI fellow.

Originally a surface warfare officer, White served on USS Missouri (BB 63) as electronic warfare officer, combat information center officer and assistant operations officer. He was selected for re-designation as a cryptologist, now cryptologic warfare officer, in 1992 and was assigned to the Operations Directorate at the National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland.

White’s operational fleet tours included assignments as assistant cryptologist, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (COMUSNAVCENT)/C5F (1997-1999) in Manama, Bahrain, and assistant chief of staff for Information Operations (N39), C7F (2004-2007) embarked on USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), home-ported in Yokosuka, Japan.

White has served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) as the Joint Military Intelligence Program and Tactical Intelligence and Related Activities (now Military Intelligence Program) program resources director, as the deputy director of intelligence and chief of staff, Joint Functional Component Command–Network Warfare (JFCC-NW) and as the director, Commander’s Action Group at United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM).

White’s command tours included the Naval Security Group Activity Bahrain (1999-2001) and Navy Information Operations Command Maryland (2011-2013). As a flag officer, he has served as deputy director, Tailored Access Operations, NSA (2013-2015) and as director for intelligence (J2), U.S. Pacific Command (2015-2016).

White’s decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon and various campaign, unit and service awards.
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Darryl Williams
Lieutenant General Darryl A. Williams is a native of Alexandria, Virginia.  He graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, in 1983 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
A career Field Artillery officer, Lieutenant General Williams most recently served as the Commander, NATO Allied Land Command, in Izmir, Turkey.  Prior to this, he served as the Commander, United States Army Africa (USARAF), in Vicenza, Italy; the Deputy Chief of Staff G3/5/7 of United States Army in Europe, located in Wiesbaden, Germany; the Deputy Commanding General for Support for the 2nd Infantry Division, Republic of Korea; and Commanding General for the United States Army Warrior Transition Command and Assistant Surgeon General for Warrior Care and Transition.

In addition to these assignments, Lieutenant General Williams has served in key leadership positions at the tactical, operational and strategic levels to include Battery Commander deployed in support of OPERATION DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM; Commander, Division Artillery, 1st Armored Division and Fire and Effects Coordinator, 1st Armored Division deployed in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM; Deputy Director for Soldier Comprehensive Fitness, Department of the Army G3/5/7;  and while commanding USARAF in 2014, he was involved with OPERATION UNITED ASSISTANCE fighting against the Ebola outbreak in Liberia.
He assumed duties as the 60th Superintendent of the United States Military Academy in July 2018.

His military education includes the Field Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Command and General Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies, and the United States Naval War College. He holds Masters’ degrees in Leadership Development, Military Art and Science, and National Security and Strategic Studies.

His awards and decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, the Parachutist Badge, Presidential Service Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.
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Robert Barnsby
Rob Barnsby is the Cyber Law Fellow for the Army Cyber Institute and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Law at West Point. He previously taught cyber law as a Professor of International Law at the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) School in Charlottesville, Virginia, with a particular focus on the intersection of Computer Network Operations and the Law of Armed Conflict in both classified and unclassified settings. He has published scholarly articles in the HARVARD INTERNATIONAL REVIEW, ALABAMA LAW REVIEW and MILITARY LAW REVIEW, and co-authored the Prologue to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 2014 book The Fundamentals of Counterterrorism Law. He has spoken on panels and served as a presenter on various subjects at Harvard Law School, The University of Texas School of Law, Emory Law School, Santa Clara University School of Law, Syracuse University, the Central Intelligence Agency, the California Eastern District Judicial Conference, and at multiple International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Federal Bar Association, and American Bar Association workshops.

A West Point graduate, Rob earned his J.D. at William & Mary Law School, where he was the Executive Editor of the WILLIAM & MARY LAW REVIEW. He retired from the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after twenty years of service. As a military practitioner, he served as the lead Detention Operations Legal Advisor for U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Chief Prosecutor at Fort Drum, New York, and Chief of Administrative & Civil Law at XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, among other key positions.
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Aaron Brantly
Dr. Aaron F. Brantly is Assistant Professor of International Relations and Cyber in the Department of Social Sciences, Cyber Policy Fellow at the Army Cyber Institute and Cyber Fellow at the Combating Terrorism Center. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia and a Master's of Public Policy from American University. His research focuses on national security policy issues in cyberspace including big data, terrorism, intelligence, decision-making and human rights.
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Andrew Hall
COL Andrew O. Hall is the Director of the Army Cyber Institute. He studied Computer Science at West Point, Applied Mathematics at the Naval Postgraduate School, and Operations Research at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He has served on the Army Staff, Joint Staff, and MNC-I/XVIIIth ABC Staff deployed to Iraq. He is a Cyber officer and was instrumental in creating the Army's newest branch.
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Stephanie Pell
Stephanie Pell is an Assistant Professor and Cyber Ethics Fellow at West Point’s Army Cyber Institute (ACI) and teaches Cyber Ethics in the Department of English and Philosophy. She writes about privacy, surveillance, cybersecurity and national security law and policy, and is particularly interested in the tensions inherent in enabling traditional law enforcement efforts and making our communications networks more secure. Prior to joining the ACI faculty, Stephanie served as Counsel to the House Judiciary Committee, where she was lead counsel on Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) reform and PATRIOT Act reauthorization during the 111th Congress. Stephanie was also a federal prosecutor for over fourteen years, working as a Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, as a Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division, and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida.

She was a lead prosecutor in U.S. v. Jose Padilla (American Citizen detained as an enemy combatant prior to criminal indictment and trial), for which she received the Attorney General’s Exceptional Service Award, and in U.S. v. Conor Claxton (IRA operatives who purchased weapons in South Florida and smuggled them into Belfast, Northern Ireland during peace process negotiations). Stephanie received her undergraduate, master’s and law degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Ed Sobiesk
Dr. Edward Sobiesk serves as the Chief of the Education and Force Support Division for the Army Cyber Institute at West Point and is a Professor of Computer and Cyber Science in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Dr. Sobiesk spent 28 years in the U.S. Army, retiring as a colonel. He has almost two decades of experience as an educator, leader, and practitioner within the Cyber Domain. Dr. Sobiesk has taught 17 different computer science and information technology courses and has directed three different computing programs at West Point; he has run a 200 person computer support directorate; and he has over 30 invited or refereed academic publications. Dr. Sobiesk holds a Ph.D. in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Minnesota. His research interests include online privacy and usable security, computer science & information technology education, and emerging technologies.
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