Kiersten Todt is currently the President and Managing Partner of Liberty Group Ventures, LLC (LGV). She develops risk and crisis management solutions for cybersecurity, infrastructure, homeland security, emergency management, and higher education clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Ms. Todt advises senior executives and Boards on cyber risk management, including the development and execution of tabletop exercises and relevant senior-level education and training programs. She also provides strategic advice and counsel to senior leaders in industry and government.
Ms. Todt is the Resident Scholar in Washington, DC at the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security and serves on the Governor’s Homeland Security Advisory Board for the State of Rhode Island. She most recently served as the Executive Director of the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. The Commission was established by Executive Order 13718 in February 2016 and delivered its report on cybersecurity and the digital economy to President Obama on December 1, 2016. In this capacity, she was responsible for convening six public Commission meetings and leading the twelve commissioners, who are leaders from industry, government, academia, and law enforcement, to develop a consensus document of cybersecurity recommendations for the incoming Administration.
Prior to this role, she was a member of the team supporting the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the development of the Voluntary Cybersecurity Framework called for in President Obama’s 2013 Executive Order 13636 on cybersecurity. She has served in senior positions in both the executive and legislative branches of government.
Prior to LGV, Ms. Todt was a partner at Good Harbor Consulting. Before joining Good Harbor, she worked for Business Executives for National Security (BENS).