Ann Cleaveland is currently BIDS Interim Executive Director. She has been the Executive Director of UC Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CTLC) since 2018, and her expertise in non-profit management, philanthropy, and industry relations contributes to CLTC’s mission of anticipating and addressing cybersecurity challenges, and its success as a research and collaboration hub that provides guidance to policy and decision-makers act and expands access and participation in cybersecurity. She was previously the Senior Director of Strategic Planning at the ClimateWorks Foundation and the architect of its learning and evaluation systems, focused on advancing a more strategic, effective, and science-based response to global climate change. She is fluent in Spanish and received her BA from Rice University and her MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio Graduate School.
Real name:Ann Cleaveland