Melissa Hathaway
Leader in the fields of cybersecurity and digital risk managementr

Melissa Hathaway is globally recognized as a thought leader in the fields of cybersecurity and digital risk management and has relationships with the highest levels of governments and international institutions.  She served in two U.S. presidential administrations, spearheading the Cyberspace Policy Review for President Barack Obama and leading the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI) for President George W. Bush.  As President of Hathaway Global Strategies, Melissa brings a unique combination of policy and technical expertise, as well as board room experience that allows her to help clients better understand the inter-section of government policy, developing technological and industry trends, and economic drivers that impact acquisition and business development strategy in this field.

She has a distinguished affiliations at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Canada’s School of Public Service, and Toronto Metropolitan University.  She publishes regularly on cybersecurity matters affecting companies and countries.  Most of her articles can be found at the following website:  https://www.belfercenter.org/person/melissa-hathaway