Neal Higgins, Deputy National Cyber Director for National Cybersecurity, is slated to speak at the NCC’s 2022 Summer Board of Directors Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach in Miami, FL.

Deputy National Cyber Director for National Cybersecurity Neal Higgins comes to the Office of National Cyber Director from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), where he served as Associate Deputy Director for Digital Innovation. In that role, he was responsible for CIA’s cyber operations, open source collection, data science, and secure global communications. Neal also served as CIA’s Director of Congressional Affairs and as deputy chief of the WikiLeaks Task Force. Before joining the CIA, Neal served in several senior staff roles in the United States Senate and worked as an editor at Foreign Affairs and as a member of the trial team prosecuting Slobodan Milosevic. Neal is a graduate of Princeton University, Harvard Law School, and the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University.

In addition to NCC staff, confirmed speakers include:

  • Michael Swanson, Ph.D., Chief Agricultural Economist, Wells Fargo & Company
  • Greg Tyler, Chief Operating Officer, USAPEEC
  • Ernie Meier, Director of Quality, McDonald’s Corporation
  • Brian Williams, Senior Vice President, Macquarie Group
  • Brian Eyink, Partner, Hogan Lovells

Online registration is open for the National Chicken Council’s 2022 Summer Board of Directors meeting, to be held June 23-25 at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach, Miami, Florida. The meeting is open to NCC board members, allied leader representatives and invited guests only.

For assistance with the hotel reservations and more information or questions, please contact Polina Burko at [email protected] or (202) 443-4129.

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