Federal CISO; Deputy National Cyber Director, White House, USA
Chris DeRusha currently serves as the Federal Chief Information Security Officer in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Deputy National Cyber Director for Federal Cybersecurity in the Office of the National Cyber Director (ONCD). He was most recently the Chief Information Security Officer for the Biden-Harris campaign. Prior to joining the campaign in June 2020, he served as the Chief Security Officer for the State of Michigan. DeRusha has extensive experience managing cybersecurity and critical infrastructure programs and operations both in the public and private sectors. DeRusha led Ford Motor Company's Enterprise Vulnerability Management program and has over eight years of Federal Government experience working both at the Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He holds a Master’s Degree in Security Studies from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from James Madison University.