John Banghart is Venable's Senior Director for Technology Risk Management, with over two decades of federal government and private-sector experience in cybersecurity. Prior to joining Venable, John was the Senior Director for Trusted Engineering for Microsoft. From 2013 to 2015, John served as the National Security Council's Director for Federal Cybersecurity. John also worked as a Senior Cybersecurity Advisor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, providing leadership to the cybersecurity preparations for the Healthcare.gov website. He also spent several years at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), both as a cybersecurity researcher and in the Office of the Undersecretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology.