Eric Rosenbach

Co-Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Eric Rosenbach is Co-Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and a Lecturer in Public Policy. Rosenbach teaches graduate courses in policy development, strategy execution, and national security. As Pentagon Chief of Staff from 2015โ€“2017, Rosenbach led and managed the execution of dozens of high-profile strategic initiatives for the largest public sector organization in the world. As Assistant Secretary of Defense, Rosenbach was responsible for developing and executing the strategy for all aspects of the Departmentโ€™s cyber activities and other key areas of defense policy. In the private sector, he led the cybersecurity practice of a global management consulting firm, advising the executives of Fortune 500 companies on strategic risk mitigation strategies