For the last four years, Eric Greenwald has been the General Counsel of Redacted – a cyber security firm based in San Francisco, CA. He joined Redacted from the White House, where he served as the Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director for Cybersecurity on the National Security Council (NSC). At the NSC, he was charged with coordinating cybersecurity efforts across the federal government on matters of international policy, national security, intelligence, law enforcement, and incident response.
Prior to his work at the White House, Eric served as the Principal Deputy Director of the FBI’s National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force and as the Deputy Director of Operations at US Cyber Command, where he provided legal and policy guidance to senior leadership on defensive and offensive cyber operations. Eric also worked on Capitol Hill as Chief Counsel for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and served as an Attorney Advisor with the CIA’s Office of General Counsel.
In the private sector, he worked as a litigator and an international trade lawyer with the law firms Steptoe & Johnson and Shearman & Sterling. More recently, he worked as an associate producer for the CBS News program “60 Minutes” and as an editor for National Public Radio.
Mr. Greenwald received his bachelor’s degree in international relations from Yale University and his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.