Kiersten E. Todt is the Chief of Staff at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
Prior to her role at CISA, Kiersten served as the Managing Director of the Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI), a non-profit initiative that convenes senior executives of global companies to develop free cybersecurity tools and resources for small businesses, worldwide. Ms. Todt most recently served in the federal government as Executive Director of President Obama’s Commission on Enhancing Cybersecurity and has served in senior positions in the White House and the United States Senate.
Ms. Todt graduated from Princeton University, with a degree in public policy from the School of Public and International Affairs and a certificate in African-American Studies. She holds a master’s degree in Public Policy and a certificate in negotiation and conflict resolution from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.