Daniel Kroese is CISA’s Deputy Assistant Director (A) for the National Risk Management Center. In his leadership role within the NRMC and CISA, he focuses significant effort on public-private partnerships to enhance cybersecurity and infrastructure resilience. At the NRMC he has been actively involved in information and communications technology supply chain risk management efforts, 5G security and resilience initiatives, and the launch of the National Critical Functions construct to evolve understanding of cross-cutting risk to critical infrastructure. Prior to joining the NRMC, Daniel was Senior Advisor to Director Krebs at CISA. Daniel previously served as Chief of Staff to Congressman John Ratcliffe who chaired the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee in the House of Representatives. Throughout these roles, Daniel has been on the front lines of important cybersecurity debates and has developed deep connections across industry and government alike.
Daniel is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and a native of Seattle, WA.