Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA)
Michael Daniel currently serves as the President & CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA). CTA is a not-for-profit that improves the cybersecurity of our global digital ecosystem by enabling high-quality cyber threat information sharing among companies and organizations in the cybersecurity field. Prior to joining CTA in February 2017, Michael served from June 2012 to January 2017 as Special Assistant to President Obama and Cybersecurity Coordinator on the National Security Council Staff. In this role, Michael led the development of national cybersecurity strategy and policy and ensured that the US government effectively partnered with the private sector, non-governmental organizations, and other nations. From 1995 to 2012, Michael worked for the Office of Management and Budget, overseeing the budgets for the U.S. Intelligence Community and other national security programs. Outside of CTA, Michael serves as a member of the Aspen Institute’s Cybersecurity Group and participates in numerous cybersecurity working groups. Michael lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife Karen and two sons, James and Joshua. In his spare time, he enjoys running and martial arts.