Korn Ferry
Aileen Alexander

Aileen Alexander

Senior Client Partner, Co-Leader, Cybersecurity

Washington, D.C.

Aileen Alexander is a Senior Client Partner and co-lead’s Korn Ferry’s Global Cybersecurity Practice. She is based in the Firm’s Washington, DC and is also a member of the Firm’s Global Technology and Information Officers Practices.

Aileen is a recognized leadership talent advisor and works with a diverse client base on the recruitment, assessment, development, and retention of information security and risk management talent at all levels, including the Board of Directors. Her clients range from large global corporations to high growth entrepreneurial companies, spanning all industries. In addition to Chief Information Security Officers and their key leadership, she also recruits cybersecurity consultants for leading professional services firms as well as top executives for cybersecurity technology companies and managed security services providers.

Prior to entering the talent management profession, Aileen worked in national security, most recently as a Professional Staff Member on the Committee of Armed Services in the U.S. House of Representatives. In this role, she consulted Members of Congress in their oversight activities as they related to the Department of Defense and some elements within the Department of Energy. Her expertise included global defense issues related to Asia, Africa and Latin America as well as nonproliferation and homeland defense programs and activities. She has also traveled around the world with a focus on military operations, and drafted legislation in the annual National Defense Authorization Act.

Previously, Aileen was a Presidential Management Fellow in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and served in the U.S. Army as a communications officer.

Aileen holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and earned a bachelor of arts degree from The Johns Hopkins University.

 

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