John Carlin

Chair, Cyber & Technology Program, The Aspen Institute

John P. Carlin chairs Morrison & Foerster’s Global Risk + Crisis Management practice where he advises industry-leading organizations in sensitive cybersecurity, data privacy, and other national security matters. He is the former Assistant Attorney General for the US Department of Justice’s National Security Division (NSD), and former Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel to FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III. John also chairs the Aspen Institute’s Cybersecurity and Technology policy program, which provides a cross-disciplinary forum for industry, government, and media to address the rapidly developing landscape of digital threats and craft appropriate policy solutions. He is the author of Dawn of the Code War: America’s Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat.