• Associate director

Maia Hamin

Maia Hamin is an associate director with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative under the Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab). She works on the Initiative’s Systems Security portfolio, which focuses on policy for open-source software, cloud, and other technologies with important systemic security effects. 

Prior to joining the Council, Maia was a TechCongress Congressional Innovation Fellow serving in the office of Senator Ron Wyden, where she worked on legislation and oversight projects in cybersecurity, privacy, and government use of data, cloud technology, and AI. Previously, she was a software engineer on Palantir’s Privacy and Civil Liberties team, building full-stack software products to help companies and governments implement privacy and data governance protections.  

Maia holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Princeton University, where she did undergraduate research in machine learning and ran a humor magazine of ill repute.