Michael Daniel serves as the President & CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA). CTA’s mission is to improve the cybersecurity of the global digital ecosystem by enabling cyber threat information sharing among cybersecurity organizations. Prior to joining CTA, Michael served from June 2012 to January 2017 as Special Assistant to President Obama and Cybersecurity Coordinator on the National Security Council Staff. In this role, Michael led the development of national cybersecurity policy and the US government’s response to significant cyber incidents. From 1995 to 2012, Michael worked for the Office of Management and Budget, overseeing the budgets for the U.S. Intelligence Community and other national security programs. Michael currently lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife Karen and two sons, James and Joshua. In his spare time, he enjoys running and martial arts.