Dr. Crane has advised the President of the United States as the Director for Federal Cybersecurity Policy on the White House National Security Council, and provided defensive strategy to Wall Street executives and Fortune 100 corporations as a Director at Promontory Financial Group. He led the implementation of the Department of Homeland Security’s information security strategy as its first Director of Cybersecurity Strategy, and has taught hundreds of cybersecurity masters students and executives through Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College and CISO Certificate program.
Dr. Crane earned his Ph.D. from George Washington University, a Masters of Information System Management at Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
At Emergent Network Defense (END), he is helping organizations engage in cybersecurity discussions with impact to their real-world challenges and enable executives to reduce their corporate cybersecurity risk.