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Juliette Kayyem

Homeland Security Expert, CNN Analyst and Author

Juliette Kayyem

With decades of experience in risk management and preparedness and resiliency planning, Juliette Kayyem is a national leader in America's homeland security efforts. She is founder on one of the few female-owned security businesses in the country, providing strategic consulting to a range of companies in technology, risk management, mega-event planning, and cyber security. In addition, Kayyem is Faculty Director of the Homeland Security Project at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, where she is also the Robert and Renee Belfer Lecturer in International Security. She previously served as President Obama's Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security. A frequent on-air national security analyst for CNN and host of the public radio podcast The SCIF, Kayyem is author of Security Mom: An Unclassified Guide to Protecting Our Homeland and Your Home, offering commonsense advice on what each of us can do every day to keep strong and safe.