Eli Sugarman

Eli Sugarman is a Program Officer at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and manages the Cyber Initiative. The goal of the Cyber Initiative, a five-year $65 million grant-making effort, is to build a more robust cyber field and improve cybersecurity policy-making worldwide.

Previously, he was a consultant and strategist to private sector and nonprofit leaders internationally. He has served as a Foreign Affairs Officer at the U.S. Department of State, where he focused on international security issues. A graduate of Middlebury College, he also holds a JD from Stanford University Law School.