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Jeff Moss

Non-executive Director

American, born 1970

Mr Moss was appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director in 2016 and is a member of the Nominations Committee and the Strategic Security Committee.

He holds a BA in Criminal Justice from Gonzaga University.

Mr Moss is a computer and internet security expert, and is the founder of Black Hat Briefings and DEF CON. Black Hat Briefings was created in 1997 and sold to CMP Media LLC in 2005. DEF CON was established in 1992, and is currently known as one of the world’s largest hacker conventions. He served as Chief Security Officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (‘ICANN’) from 2011 to 2013. Prior to this, Mr Moss served as a director at Secure Computing Corporation from 1998 to 2000.

He currently serves as a member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, a member of the Georgetown University School of Law Cybersecurity Advisory Committee, and a commissioner on the Global Commission for the Stability of Cyberspace (‘GCSC’).