Sean M. Joyce

Sean M. Joyce

Aspen Cybersecurity Group Member, Head of Global and U.S. Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC

Sean is a Principal at PwC where he is the US and Americas Cybersecurity & Privacy practice leader. Since joining PwC, Sean has worked with many clients providing strategic guidance, crisis management and investigative support, incident breach response guidance and cyber security advice. He has consulted on some of the most prolific cyber breaches, providing guidance and expertise to top executives. Sean has also briefed many boards and senior executives on the challenges posed by the digital revolution, including the threat landscape, best practices in governance, and how to use cybersecurity and resiliency as business enablers.

Previously, Sean served as the Deputy Director with the FBI, and had daily oversight of the 36,000 men and women of the FBI and its $8 billion annual budget. He spearheaded several strategic initiatives including ‘next generation cyber’, a cross-organizational initiative to maintain the FBI’s world leadership in law enforcement and domestic intelligence. Also, he established a framework to operate and evaluate the FBI’s 56 domestic field offices. Sean served in many positions during his tenure at the FBI including; the Executive Assistant Director at the FBI’s National Security Branch, Section Chief of the Counterterrorism Division’s International Terrorism Operations Section, SWAT Team Leader, and Hostage Rescue Team Operator. Sean is a 2013 recipient of the Director of National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the CIA Director’s Award, the DIA’s Director’s Award, the FBI Meritorious Medal, and the 2011 Presidential Rank Award.

Sean holds degrees from Boston College and Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School of Business.