Gregory Rattray is the partner and co-founder at Next Peak and a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative. He previously served as the Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at JPMorgan Chase and established their cyber defense strategy and program. He headed the Global Cyber Partnership program for cybersecurity policy development with industry partners, clients, government agencies and global organizations. Under that program, Mr. Rattray led the establishment of the Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC), a private-public initiative to address systemic cyber risks to the financial system and enhance the level of operational collaboration. He also drove key industry cyber security initiatives including Sheltered Harbor the Financial Sector Cybersecurity Profile.
Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Rattray was founding partner and CEO of Delta Risk LLC. He served as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Chief Internet Security Advisor from 2007-2010. He retired from the US Air Force in 2007 as a Colonel, having commanded the Operations Group of the Air Force Information Warfare Center, and served as Director for Cybersecurity in the White House. He also pioneered Department of Defense (DoD) and US national cyber exercise programs, and initiated the Air Force and DoD partnership with defense industry.
Mr. Rattray has a B.S. degree from the US Air Force Academy, a M.P.P. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He authored Strategic Warfare in Cyberspace and numerous other books and articles related to cyber and national security. A thought leader in cyber security, he established the concepts of Advanced Persistent Threat and Operational Collaboration, founded the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, and served on numerous national level cyber commissions and studies.