Nick Andersen

Chief Information Security Officer - Public Sector at Lumen Technologies

Washington, DC

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Goal-oriented cybersecurity and technology leader with multiple experiences serving as a Federal agency-level CIO, Statewide CISO, and industry senior executive.

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Work experience

Apr 2021 - Present

Atlantic Council

Nonresident Senior Fellow

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative


Feb 2021 - Present

Lumen Technologies

Chief Information Security Officer - Public Sector

Nov 2020 - Jan 2021

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response

Nov 2019 - Nov 2020

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration

Aug 2019 - Nov 2019

Executive Office of the President, The White House

Federal Cybersecurity Lead and Senior Cybersecurity Advisor


Jun 2018 - Nov 2019

Pueo Business Solutions LLC

Partner and Consultant


Apr 2019 - Aug 2019

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Council Member, Executive Committee, and Cyber Chair

The State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Coordinating Council (SLTTGCC) strengthens the sector partnership structure by bringing together geographically diverse experts from a wide range of critical infrastructure disciplines to ensure that state, local, tribal, and territorial officials play an integral role in national critical infrastructure security and resilience efforts.


Dec 2018 - Aug 2019

State of Vermont

Chief Information Security Officer


Mar 2017 - Jun 2018

Invictus International Consulting, LLC

Vice President Corporate Strategy


Mar 2016 - Mar 2017

US Navy

Chief Information Officer

CIO for Naval Intelligence and Department of the Navy Senior Executive for SCI Networks. Senior Cyber Security official - owns the risk management and cyber defense operations for 1 of the 17 Elements of the US Intelligence Community. Provides executive leadership that supports the delivery of IT Services worldwide throughout our Navy.

Apr 2014 - Mar 2016

U.S. Coast Guard

Chief Information Officer

CIO for Coast Guard Intelligence and Chief; Office of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems & Technology Senior Cyber Security official - owns the risk management and cyber defense operations for 1 of the 17 Elements of the US Intelligence Community. Previously served as the Chief of Asset Engineering at the Coast Guard's Telecommunications and Information Systems Command.


Oct 2013 - Apr 2014


Information Security Engineer, Principal

Feb 2013 - Oct 2013


Service Level Manager


Nov 2006 - Feb 2013

United States Marine Corps

Systems Engineer

IT Department Head / Information Systems Security Manager in Jacksonville, NC, and Stuttgart, Germany. Tactical Systems Chief, responsible for Intelligence communications for the Western half of Iraq (Multinational Forces-West). Systems Engineer at the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity.


2016 - 2016

University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Executive Education

2011 - 2014

Western Governors University

MS, Information Security and Assurance

2012 - 2013

Defense Acquisition University

2007 - 2011

BS, IT Management

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