Jeff Greene

  • Director, Government Affairs North America &Senior Policy CounselSymantec Corporation

Jeff Greene serves as the Director of Government Affairs for North America and Senior Policy Counsel at Symantec, where he focuses on issues including cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and privacy.   In this role, he monitors executive and legislative branch activity, and works extensively with industry and government organizations.  Prior to joining Symantec, Jeff was Senior Counsel with the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, where he focused on cybersecurity and Homeland Defense issues.  He has also worked in the House of Representatives, where he was a subcommittee staff director on the House Committee on Homeland Security.  His first job on the Hill was as counsel to the Senate’s 2005-06 Special Investigation into Hurricane Katrina.  Before that he was an attorney with a Washington, D.C. law firm, where his practice focused on government contracts and contract fraud, as well as general civil and criminal investigations. 

Jeff recently served as the staff co-chair of the “Internet of Things” research subcommittee of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.  He is also a Senior Advisor at the Truman National Security Project, where he is on the Steering Committee for the Cyberspace and Security Program.  Jeff is co-chair of the Homeland Security Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Science & Technology Law and speaks often on cybersecurity, the “Internet of Things,” data breach, and privacy issues.  He has a B.A. in International Relations from Boston University and a J.D. with Honor from the University of Maryland, where he has taught classes in Homeland Security law and policy.