Andy Purdy joined Huawei Technologies USA as Chief Security Officer in July 2012. Andy oversees Huawei USA’s cyber security assurance strategy and program and supports Huawei’s global security program. Andy was a member of the White House staff team that helped to draft the U.S. National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace (2003), and later went to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to help form and launch the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) where he served as the lead cyber security official for the U.S. government from 2004-2006. Before joining the White House staff, Andy served as Acting General Counsel and, before that, Chief Deputy General Counsel, at the U.S. Sentencing Commission. Earlier in his career he served as a federal prosecutor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Senior Staff Counsel of the House Select Committee on Assassinations (President John Kennedy), Special Counsel to the U.S. House Ethics Committee, and Counsel to the U.S. Senate Impeachment Trial Committee.