Patrick Barry is an Executive with General Dynamics Information Technology, a leading technology service provider where he advises the Company’s Defense practice in the areas of cloud computing and cyberspace capabilities. In addition to his work at GDIT, Pat is a member of the board of governors of the Middle East Institute, and a non-resident cybersecurity policy fellow at the New America Foundation.

Prior to joining GDIT, he was a consultant with the Redhorse Corporation, leading the company’s strategic advisory services having to do with the Defense Department’s SIGINT and Cyber missions. Pat also served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as the Cyberspace advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. Before his Defense Department service, Pat served in a variety of roles at the Department of Homeland Security, most recently as Secretary Jeh Johnson’s counselor for counterterrorism and intelligence. At DHS, Pat drove the implementation of major Counterterrorism operations, as well as policy initiatives, including DHS responses to specific aviation threats, the first major overhaul of the Visa Waiver Program Security partnership and UN resolutions on terrorist travel. Pat was a 2015 Shawn Brimley Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He has also received a variety of awards for his government service, including the Department of Defense’s Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work to combat the Islamic State’s use of the internet.

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