Senior Policy Advisor, ONCD, Executive Office of the President
"Rex Booth is a White House Senior Policy Advisor and Director of Stakeholder Engagement in the Office of the National Cyber Director. In this role, he develops and executes strategies for national-level engagement with private sector and international stakeholders to pursue a more secure and resilient cyberspace. For over two decades, Rex has focused on the full spectrum of cybersecurity – from secure web development and architecting one of the first in-house SIEMs, to federal enterprise risk management, to incident response against state actors, and now to national and international collaboration and coordination on cyber matters. Prior to joining the Office of the National Cyber Director, Rex served in a variety of leadership roles within the federal government, including the Chief of Cyber Threat Analysis at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, CISO of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, and Deputy CISO of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Before joining the government, Rex held various positions in the private sector at companies including Mandiant, Grant Thornton, and others. Rex holds degrees in political science, computer science, and technology management. He lives in Alexandria, VA, with his wife and three children. "