Adam Sedgewick serves as Senior IT Policy Advisor at the NIST. In this role, he advises NIST and Department of Commerce leadership on cybersecurity and technology policy issues. In 2017, he served as Technology Policy Advisor in the Commerce Department’s Office of Policy and Strategic Planning. Previously, he was Senior Advisor to the Federal CIO Council. Sedgewick served as Professional Staff Member for the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs for nine years, handling cybersecurity and federal IT policy. He has twice received the Fed 100 award for his contributions to the Federal IT community and both BankInfoSecurity and GovInfoSecurity named him a “Top Ten Influencer.” In 2014 he was named one of Security Magazine’s Most Influential People in Security for 2014.