Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.
Jason Healey is the director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative of the Atlantic Council, focusing on international cooperation, competition and conflict in cyberspace. He is a former executive director of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association and lecturer in cyber policy at Georgetown University. He is the principal investigator for the first book on cyber conflict history.
Jason has fifteen-year experience across the public and private sectors. As Director for Cyber Infrastructure Protection at the White House from 2003 to 2005, he helped to advice the President and coordinated US efforts to secure US cyberspace and critical infrastructure. Immediately after the 9/11 attacks, his efforts as vice chairman of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Centre created bonds between the finance sector and government that remain strong today.
Starting his career in the United States Air Force, Jason earned two Meritorious Service Medals for his early work in cyber operations at Headquarters Air Force at the Pentagon and as a founding member of the Joint Task Force – Computer Network Defence. He has degrees from the United States Air Force Academy (Political Science), Johns Hopkins University (Liberal Arts) and James Madison University (Information Security).