Christopher Painter

Former US Cyber Coordinator
Department of State

For nearly 30 years, Chris Painter has led pioneering efforts first in the investigation, prosecution and enforcement of cybercrime, and later in the global development of coordinated multinational cyber policies and collaboration between the United States and its allies. He was the first US Cyber Coordinator and is recognized globally for his tireless efforts and energy to push greater global collaboration in the fight against cybercrime and cyber terrorism.