Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security

Affiliate Practice Scholars

Pitt Cyber affiliate practice scholars are selected from across industries and disciplines to be a source of practical experience and expertise for research, experiential learning, and discussion.

Former Detachment 730 Commander and Professor, Aerospace Studies
Air Force ROTC
Michael Comber
Michael A. Comber, JD
Partner, Farrell & Reisinger, LLC

Akshana Dassanaike-Perera
CEO and Co-Founder, Steel City Codes

Christopher A. Geary
Unit Chief, Cyber Initiative & Resource Fusion Unit, FBI Cyber Division

Brian Geffert
Global Chief Information Security Officer, KPMG International

Bob Gradeck
Project Director, Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center
James Kitchen
James T. Kitchen, JD
Counsel, Jones Day
Corporate Privacy Executive, Northrop Grumman

Martin Lindner
Managing Principal Consultant, SecureWorks
Leona Mitchell
Leona Mitchell, MSIS
School of Computing and Information
Keith Mularski
Keith Mularski
Advisory Executive Director of Cybersecurity, Ernst & Young LLP
Chief Information Security Officer, Naval Nuclear Laboratory

Harvey Rishikof
Director of Cybersecurity, Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security, University of Maryland

Claire Shao
CFO, Steel City Codes

Sean Sweeney
Senior Director & Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft Cybersecurity Solutions Group

Josh Zhou
COO and Co-Founder, Steel City Codes