Michael Leiter Set to Keynote Our Upcoming Transformational CISO Virtual Assembly

  • By Elizabeth Radziul
  • in
  • on May 4, 2021

The conversation on cybersecurity is more important now than ever, and we are honored to welcome our Keynote Speaker Michael Leiter to kick off the discussion at our Upcoming Transformational CISO Virtual Assembly on June 8-9. Michael Leiter is currently a Partner at international law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, head of the firm’s CFIUS, National Security, and International Trade practice, and co-head of the firm’s Cybersecurity practice. Leiter previously served as the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), appointed under President Bush and asked to stay on for the Obama administration. 

In his keynote, Michael Leiter will discuss Cyber Insecurity and Global Insecurity and what it means for companies. A true security expert in both the private and public sector, Leiter is sure to deliver an unforgettable keynote. To tune in for this session, request an invite here.

About Michael Leiter

Michael Leiter is a Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, and head of the firm’s CFIUS, National Security, and International Trade practice, and co-head of the firm’s Cybersecurity practice. He joined Skadden having served in numerous senior national security, technology, and business roles over the past two decades. While in government, Mike served multiple administrations, most notably as the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), having been nominated by President George W. Bush, confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate, and asked to remain by President Barack Obama. As the Director of NCTC, Mike led the primary organization in the U.S. government for analysis and integration of all terrorism intelligence, and he was intimately involved in all aspects of the operation that resulted in the death of Usama bin Laden. In the private sector, Mike led M&A and a $2.5B business for Leidos, a Fortune 500 technology company, as well as overseeing government and commercial cyber operations for Palantir Technologies. Mike currently serves on numerous boards, to include as Chairman of the RAND Corporation. Mike received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude and was President of the Harvard Law Review. He subsequently clerked for Justice Stephen Breyer and Judge Michael Boudin, and also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to Harvard Mike served as a Naval Flight Officer flying EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare jets in the U.S. Navy, and participated in combat and peacekeeping operations.

Leave a Reply

PUBLISHED BY Elizabeth Radziul

View all posts by Elizabeth Radziul

Related Posts

CIO , Data , Retail

Jose Arrieta Keynotes Our Digital Enterprise and Data Transformation Assembly!

Our Digital Enterprise and Data Transformation Virtual Assembly in November will feature Jose Arrieta, Former Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer at HHS as our keynote speaker! In his last three years at HHS, he oversaw $6.3B in IT investments, $800B in grants, and $26B in Federal contracts while providing cybersecurity solutions for 174,000 […]


Is Remote Work Killing Creativity and Innovation? David Sable Shares His Thoughts

As originally published by David Sable on LinkedIn. Subscribe to the newsletter! Last week I sat in a room with a few young entrepreneurs and brainstormed. It was the first time we had all been together, in person, ever. After an hour of incredible creative productivity….sharing ideas….building on them….evaluating and starting again….the unanimous decision was […]

CMO , Retail

Innovator of the Year, Minsok Pak, Keynotes our CMO & Retail Assembly!

In our final Transformational CMO & Retail Assembly of the year, we are honored to be joined by our Keynote Speaker & 2021 Innovator of the Year Winner, Minsok Pak, EVP, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer at Mondelēz International.  As our Innovator of the Year, Pak has demonstrated a background of digitally transforming organizations and […]

CIO , CISO , CMO , Data , Financial Services , Healthcare , Retail

Building Back Better: The Digital Diary E-Magazine

We are excited to announce that the fall edition of our Digital Diary E-Magazine, “How the C-Suite Is Building Back Better”, is out now! This edition focuses on insights from our thought leaders and advisory board members on their respective industries and how they are building back better this year. We had Michael Coates, Former […]

Lovin’ Digital Diary?

Premium content to our readers interested in all things business.

Check Us Out!

Millennium Membership offers Fortune 1000 C-Level executives, leading public sector/government officials, and thought leaders across a variety of disciplines unique and exclusive opportunities to meet their peers, understand industry developments, and receive introductions to new technology and service advancements to help grow their career and overall company value.

About Millenium Alliance Next

About Digital Diary

Created to provide premium content to our readers interested in all things business.

Launched in 2017, Digital Diary was created to provide premium content to our readers interested in all things business. With our blogs catered to deliver the top news stories, trends, and interviews from across all industries.

Read all story Next

Millennium Alliance Membership

Learn More Next

What does it mean to be a Millennium Member? In the midst of the constant disruption across all industries, our members are given the tools they need to digitally transform their organizations and become the best leaders they can be. Millennium Members are provided the exclusive opportunity to attend our 40+ intimate in person and virtual Assemblies, take part in industry-leading Executive Education sessions conducted by the nation’s leading academic institutions, business leaders, and technology providers and receive industry leading content through our Digital Diary Platform as well as the rapidly growing #MillenniumLive Podcast Series.