Joshua Stiefel currently serves on the Armed Services Committee of the House of Representatives as their lead for all Cyber Activities. Just recently Josh served as the Cyber Policy Advisor at the Department of the Treasury where his role puts him at the nexus of national security, cyber policy, and economic security. At the Department, Josh was responsible for developing policy and managing interactions on cyber policy with Executive Branch agencies, independent financial regulatory bodies, and private sector financial institutions.
Prior to his tenure at the Department of the Treasury, Josh served with distinction at the U.S. Department of Defense as a political-military analyst supporting senior policymakers from across the Executive Branch and Congress. In addition to his analytic work, Josh also held assignments in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, the Director of National Intelligence’s Presidential Daily Brief Staff, and the National Military Command Center for which he received the Joint Civilian Service Achievement Award. In 2011, Josh deployed with U.S. Special Operations Forces to Iraq supporting combat operations and was presented with a Letter of Commendation and the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terror.
Josh holds a Masters of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School where he was a Belfer International & Global Affairs Fellow and a Bachelors of Arts with Honors from Lehigh University.