Sameer Bhalotra

Sameer Bhalotra, PhD


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Dr. Sameer Bhalotra is the Founder & CEO of ActZero, and is a CISAC affiliate. He is also affiliated with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), UC Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He previously worked in cybersecurity at Google. In government, he served as Senior Director for Cybersecurity on the National Security Council staff at the White House, Cybersecurity & Technology Lead for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and in various roles in the Intelligence Community. Dr. Bhalotra graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in Physics & Chemistry and from Stanford University with a Ph.D. in Applied Physics.