Matt Cronin currently serves as Director of National Cybersecurity in The White House’s Office of the National Cyber Director. In this role, Matt helps lead the nation’s efforts to overcome cybersecurity threats and ensure that the United States is a leader in key emerging technologies. He joins the Office of the National Cyber Director on detail assignment from the Department of Justice, where he serves as the National Security & Cybercrime Coordinator. Prior to that role, Matt was an Assistant United States Attorney (federal prosecutor). In that position, he primarily prosecuted transnational, cyber, and cryptocurrency cases. Several of Matt’s prosecutions have been announced by the U.S. Attorney General and he has received a number of national awards for his work, including at The White House. His prosecution of a Chinese transnational criminal group was also featured on 60 Minutes. Matt has additionally published journal articles on cryptocurrencies, the dark net, and autonomous systems.