Ari Schwartz
Executive Director

A leading voice in cybersecurity policy with over two decades of government and nonprofit experience, Ari serves as the Executive Director for the Center for Cybersecurity Policy and Law. Ari also serves as Venable LLP's Managing Director of Cybersecurity Services and Policy. Mr. Schwartz assists organizations in developing risk management strategies, including implementing the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework, to help minimize risk. Prior to joining Venable, Mr. Schwartz was a member of the White House National Security Council, where he served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Cybersecurity.


Bri Law
Deputy Director

Bri Law is the Deputy Director of the Center for Cybersecurity Policy and Law. Bri serves as a cybersecurity services analyst at Venable, LLP. Among her duties, Bri works as the Deputy Coordinator for the Cybersecurity Coalition, a nonprofit that brings together leading cybersecurity companies to develop comprehensive cybersecurity policy. Bri also works with the Cyber Threat Alliance to support joint initiatives between the two organizations. Prior to this, Bri worked at the White House National Security Council as a Special Assistant to President Obama’s Cybersecurity Coordinator and at the United States Department of Justice as a legal administrative specialist.