Alexander Niejelow is Senior Vice President for cybersecurity coordination and advocacy at Mastercaard. Niejelow is responsible for coordinating cybersecurity matters across Mastercard, as well as the company’s global safety, security and technology advocacy efforts. He is a member of the Mastercard Security Council, the executive leadership team responsible for managing the company’s global security priorities. Prior to Mastercard, Niejelow was Director of Cybersecurity Policy on the National Security Council and Chief of Staff to the IP Coordinator at the White House, where he focused on efforts to advance the Administration’s cybersecurity, technology, and trade policy priorities. Niejelow holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a BA in political science from Duke University.