David Aucsmith is the Senior Director of Microsoft’s Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments. He is responsible for technical relationships with United States and other Government agencies, as well as on select special projects.
Before joining Microsoft in August 2002, Aucsmith was the chief security architect for Intel Corporation from 1994 to 2002. Aucsmith is a former officer in the U.S. Navy and has been heavily involved in computer security and cybercrime issues for more than 20 years. He is an industry representative to numerous international, government and academic organizations. Currently he is a member of the technical advisory boards of both the National Security Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office. He is on the National Academy advisory board on Survivability and Lethality and the Directorate Advisory Council for the National Security Directorate of Pacific Northwest National Labs. He is co-chairman of the FBI’s Information Technology Study Group, a member of the Secret Service Task Force on Computer Aided Counterfeiting, a member of the President’s Task Force on National Defense and Computer Technology and a member of the Department of Defense’s Global Information Grid Senior Industry Review Group.