#MillenniumLive is honored to be joined by Olivia Troye, former White House intelligence professional and CEO of The Troye Group. She will be joining us this week as the keynote speaker for our Transformational CISO Assembly! Olivia discusses growing up in El Paso, Texas, moving to Philadelphia to attend the University of Pennsylvania, her time in government, and the current state of politics in the United States.
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About Olivia Troye
Olivia Troye is a former career intelligence professional who served as Vice President Mike Pence’s Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor, as well as his lead staffer on the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
Originally from El Paso, Texas, Troye is fluent in Spanish. She received her Bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in International Security Studies and Counterterrorism from the National Defense University College of International Affairs. In 2019, Troye graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School’s Executive Leaders Program, an exclusive opportunity for senior-level homeland security & public safety leaders.
After graduating from college, Troye worked for the Republican National Committee. The September 11 attacks prompted her to begin a career in national security, where she first served in the Pentagon as a George W. Bush Administration appointee. Troye was an intelligence official in the DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis serving as chief of strategy, policy, and plans and worked in the Office of the Vice President of the United States as the homeland security and counterterrorism advisor to Vice President Pence and an aide to the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
After leaving the White House, Troye went on to found The Troye Group, where she currently serves as director of the Republican Accountability Project and Republicans for Voting Rights. Troye uses her expertise and platform to advise private sector and non-profit organizations on global & domestic national security initiatives, educate clients on misinformation and disinformation threats on a variety of issue areas, including election security and political violence prevention, and support non-partisan and non-profit organizations on initiatives related to national security, voting rights, and defending democracy.