Lisa Monaco

Former White House Homeland Security, WestExec Advisors

Lisa Monaco served as Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor to President Barack Obama from 2013-2017. She coordinated the federal government’s crisis management and policy response to cyberattacks, pandemics to terrorist threats. Lisa also spent 15 years at the Department of Justice, serving as a career federal prosecutor, and in senior management positions including at the FBI, where she served as Chief of Staff to then-Director Robert S. Mueller, III and helped him lead the FBI’s post-9/11 transformation. In 2011, she was confirmed as Assistant Attorney General for National Security. She oversaw all federal terrorism and national security prosecutions. She made investigating and prosecuting national security cyber threats a top priority and created a nationwide network of national security cyber prosecutors. Additionally, Lisa is currently a Distinguished Senior Fellow at New York University School of Law, and Principal at WestExec Advisors.