Senior Technology Policy Advisor
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Cherilyn Pascoe is Senior Technology Policy Advisor at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), U.S. Department of Commerce. She advises NIST leadership on technology policy and strategy, including cybersecurity, privacy, and artificial intelligence. She also leads the NIST Cybersecurity Framework program and is active in the areas of work on supply chain and software cybersecurity and the NIST AI Risk Management Framework. Prior to joining NIST, she served more than a decade in staff leadership roles on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Most recently, she served as Deputy Policy Director managing the Committee’s Space and Science Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over science, technology, standards, and civil space policy.