Eli Sugarman is a Program Officer at the William and Flora
Hewlett Foundation. He manages the Cyber Initiative, a ten-year, $130
million grant-making effort that aims to build a more robust
cybersecurity field and improve policy-making.
Previously, he was a consultant and strategist to private sector and
nonprofit leaders. He has served as a foreign affairs officer at the
U.S. Department of State, where he focused on international security
A San Diego native and graduate of Middlebury College, he holds a J.D.
from Stanford University Law School.