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 intersection of cybersecurity and technology policy, including projects on the cybersecurity implications of artificial intelligence, open-source software, cloud computing, and regulatory systems like software liability.
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 on topics in cybersecurity, privacy, artificial intelligence and internet governance. Previously, she was a software engineer on Palantir’s Privacy and Civil Liberties team, building full-stack software products to implement privacy and data security protections for private and public sector clients.
Maia holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Princeton University, where she did undergraduate research in cognitive science and machine learning and ran a humor magazine of ill repute.