Richard Clarke
United States
Former Special Assistant to the U.S. President for Global Affairs; National Coordinator for Security and Counter-Terrorism, and Special Advisor for Cyberspace; Founder and CEO, Good Harbor Cyber Security Risk Management

Breakout Track: The Global Threat of Cyberwarfare: From Work at Home to Infrastructure and Election Insecurity

Richard Clarke is the founder and CEO of Good Harbor Cyber Security Risk Management, and advises leaders in the public and private sectors on all issues of cyber security and crisis management. Clarke served in the White House on the National Security Council under President George H.W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, and President George W. Bush for an unprecedented ten years. As the country’s chief counterterrorism expert, Clarke was tasked with building the National Strategic Stockpile and also led the White House’s response on September 11, 2001. Then, as Special Advisor to the President on Cyber Security, or “Cyber-Czar,” Clarke developed the country’s first National Strategy to Defend Cyberspace. Since leaving government, Clarke has authored or co-authored nine books, including the international bestseller, Against All Enemies, Warnings, and his latest with Robert Knake, The Fifth Domain.