Anne Neuberger is Senior Advisor to the Director of NSA. Prior to this role, she led NSA's Election Security effort and served as Deputy Director of NSA's Operations Directorate, leading NSA's foreign intelligence and cybersecurity operations. She also previously served as NSA's first Chief Risk Officer, as the Director of NSA's Commercial Solutions Center, responsible for NSA's partnerships with the private sector, as the Navy's Deputy Chief Management Officer and as a White House Fellow, working for Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. In 2017, Anne received a Presidential Rank Award for her service at NSA. Prior to joining government service, Anne was Senior Vice President of Operations at American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST), where she directed operations, including dividend distributions and complex M&A processing for approximately 2,000 publicly traded companies. Anne earned an MBA, Beta Gamma Sigma, and a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University. She graduated from Touro College, summa cum laude. Anne has lectured on cybersecurity, risk, surveillance/civil liberties and national security as a guest lecturer at Harvard University, Stanford University and Columbia University.