Andy Ozment

Executive Vice President

Chief Technology Risk Officer

Capital One

Dr. Andy Ozment is the EVP and chief technology risk officer at Capital One. He has worked in cybersecurity as an operator, programmer, policymaker, and executive in both government and the private sector.

Andy was the chief information security officer and a partner at Goldman Sachs from 2017 through mid 2020. While there, he led a global team that ensured the firm was positioned to securely build cloud-native applications and enter into new consumer markets, including the Apple credit card.

Andy also served as the assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In this role, he led a team that protected 2 million government users against cyberattacks and helped the private sector protect itself. Andy’s team responded to dozens of incidents in the government and private sector, such as the breaches of OPM and the 2015 Ukrainian power grid. His team also built and operated a classified, government wide intrusion prevention system and worked with federal agencies to deploy endpoint monitoring solutions across millions of government computers.

Prior to joining DHS, Andy served at the Obama White House as the President’s senior director for cybersecurity where he developed national policy and coordinated federal cybersecurity efforts. He was responsible for the development and implementation of the President’s Executive Order 13636 on improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity. He then oversaw the resulting development of the NIST cybersecurity framework.

He has additionally worked in cybersecurity or engineering roles at the Department of Defense, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Merrill Lynch, Georgia Tech, and Nortel Networks.

Andy earned a bachelor of science degree in computer science from Georgia Tech. While studying in the United Kingdom on a Marshall Scholarship, he earned a master of science degree in international relations from the London School of Economics, and a PhD in computer science from the University of Cambridge.