Matthew Doan

Cybersecurity Policy Fellow

Matthew Doan is a fellow in New America's Cybersecurity Initiative. His primary areas of research and thought leadership center on IoT, converged security disciplines, and human factors (i.e., psychological, cultural, and organizational dynamics). 

He is also a senior leader in Booz Allen Hamilton's commercial practice, serving as a cyber strategist. In this role, Doan advises senior clients and leads teams in driving innovative strategic and operational cybersecurity solutions, particularly for global automotive, oil and gas, industrial, and high-tech companies. His recent work centers on helping manufacturers understand and manage cyber risk across the business ecosystem in evolving domains such as connected products, manufacturing (IT-OT), and supply chain operations. Previously, Doan worked strategic threat preparedness challenges for the U.S. intelligence community and Department of Defense. He holds an MA in security studies from Georgetown University, and a BBA in computer information systems from James Madison University. He regularly speaks at major cybersecurity conferences, and his passion for affecting change is reflected in thought leadership publications such as the Atlantic and Dark Reading.