Norma Krayem is a vice president at Van Scoyoc Associates, serving as the chair of the firm’s cybersecurity and data privacy practice. In this role, she focuses on the nexus of global cybersecurity and operational risk across critical infrastructure as well as how to best integrate emerging technology and address both cyber and privacy risks. Prior to her work at Van Scoyoc Associates, she was cochair of the data protection and cybersecurity group at Holland & Knight. She has more than 20 years of experience addressing major issues within the national policymaking arena and has worked both in and with state, local, and federal governments, as well as Fortune 500 clients, to develop strategies designed to build and maintain a competitive edge. During her career in Washington, D.C., Ms. Krayem has held executive-level positions in the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Transportation and was a consultant at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). She has provided insight and guidance to officials at the White House, in Congress, and at state and local levels around the country. In addition, she has worked closely on the passage of significant homeland security, transportation, and trade legislation, including the creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). During her tenure working with these agencies, she was involved in nearly 100 bilateral trade and aviation-related negotiations as well. Ms. Krayem holds a B.A. from the University of Connecticut and an M.P.P from the George Washington University.