US Homeland Security Advisory Council
Jeff is a member of the US Homeland Security Advisory Council and the Global Council on the Stability
of Cyberspace as well as a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, a lifetime member of the
Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on
Cyber Security. He is also the founder and CEO of DEF CON and previously founded Black Hat Briefings,
two of the world’s most influential information security events. He has spent his career at the intersection
of hacking, cybersecurity and Internet governance.
BLACK HAT DEFCON
Today, Jeff serves on the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA and is an angel investor in the security space. Previously, Jeff served as the Chief Security Officer of ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). Jeff holds a BA in Criminal Justice from Gonzaga University..