Karen Evans

Managing Director, Cyber Readiness Institute

Karen is Managing Director of the Cyber Readiness Institute. For over 20 years, she has been at the forefront of cybersecurity policy with Congressional- and Presidential-appointed positions at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Karen has management experience focused on cybersecurity, national security, technology innovation, service delivery, and supply chain risk. Karen established the US Cyber Challenge, a private sector non-profit that partnered with universities to train several hundred cyber experts. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Cybersecurity Center.