Our 52nd Year

Asli Aydintasbas
Robert Barylski
John Beyrle
Stephen Biegun
Thomas DeFrank
Susan Glickman
Margaret Jay
Jimmy Kolker
Charles Kupchan
David Lampton
Sean McFate
Mohsen Milani
Manjari Chatterjee Miller
Nolan Peterson
Dennis Ross
Yasmin Sayed
Kori Schake
Lee Schneider
Charles Schudson
Thomas Shannon
Charles Shapiro
Suzanne Spaulding
Barbara Stephenson
Jeremi Suri
Aron Troen
Martin Walker


Suzanne Spaulding

Suzanne Spaulding served as Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure at the Department of Homeland Security. In that capacity, she managed a three billion dollar budget and a work force of 18,000 people.

Ms. Spaulding chaired the federal government's Aviation Cybersecurity Initiative to identify and address key cyber vulnerabilities. She is currently Senior Advisor for Homeland Security at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She is also a US Senate-appointed commissioner on the Cyberspace Solarium Commission.

Ms. Spaulding has served in both Republican and Democratic administrations and for both sides of the aisle in Congress. She was General Counsel for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and Minority Staff Director for the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Following the attack of 9/11, Ms. Spaulding worked with key critical infrastructure sectors as they reviewed their security postures. At DHS from 2011 to 2017 she led the development and implementation of national policies to strengthen security and protection of critical infrastructure against cyber and physical risk.

Ms. Spaulding holds a B.A. and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.