Juliette Kayyem has spent over 15 years managing complex policy initiatives and organizing government responses to major crises in both state and federal government. She is currently a Professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where she is Faculty Chair of the Homeland Security and Security and Global Health Projects. She is additionally an on-air national security analyst on CNN.
Previously, she served as President Obama’s Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Advisor to the Governor of Massachusetts. The author of the best selling “Security Mom”, she is also a Pulitzer finalist for her opinion columns in the Boston Globe. Kayyem is the Founder of Kayyem Solutions, LLC, which provides strategic advice in cybersecurity, resiliency planning, risk management, mega-event security, infrastructure protection, and cybersecurity. She is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.