Dan Waddell is responsible for managing operations in the North America Region, which primarily focuses on supporting US and Canadian members, customers and strategic partners. He also leads all US government affairs activities and is the primary (ISC)² official responsible for interacting with public sector entities. Waddell has over 20 years of experience in information technology, information assurance and cybersecurity, with over 15 of those years in management. Waddell has been a featured guest speaker on cybersecurity issues on both TV and radio shows such as NBC News4 Midday, Government Matters and Federal News Radio. He is currently a Fellow at the Institute of Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), a nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, DC.