Lisa Wiswell

Lisa Wiswell has worked for the better part of the past decade with the Department of Defense to shift its culture to interact more positively with the hacker community—and to applaud them for their impactful work. She presently works at the Defense Digital Service hacking the Department of Defense bureaucracy and its antiquated and restrictive policies and processes. Previously, she was an Obama Administration appointee, supporting senior DoD leaders by formulating and implementing strategies to improve DoD’s ability to operate in digital space, and worked at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency overseeing a portfolio of cyberwarfare initiatives.