VP Cybersecurity Strategy & Global Policy, Palo Alto NetworksRyan works with organizations around the world to develop and implement strategies and operational partnerships that help prevent successful cyber attacks. Ryan leads the company's engagement in global public policy, legislation, industry associations, and he contributes to thought leadership within the cybersecurity community. Previously, Ryan spent nearly 15 years in a variety of roles with the U.S. government, as well as technology startup and defense contracting companies. Most recently, Ryan served as a cybersecurity official with the U.S. National Security Council at the White House, where he received the "Outstanding Service Award." Ryan is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and U.S. IT Sector Coordinating Council's (IT-SCC) Executive Committee.