David is Senior Director, Government Affairs at Palo Alto Networks. He advises the executive team on cyber and national security policy and serves as a primary interface with the US Congress, Executive Branch, as well as State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial governments. David is currently a Visiting Fellow with the National Security Institute (NSI) at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School. Prior to entering the private sector, David served in the US Navy as Secretary of the Navy’s Liaison Officer to Congress and Aide to the Navy's Chief of Legislative Affairs. He serves on the RSA Conference Program Committee for Policy & Government, the executive committee for the International Cyber Security Forum, and leads all aspects of the Joint Service Academy Cybersecurity Summit.