Matthew Burton is a government and military technologist, and was recently the Chief Information Officer of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Prior to that, he consulted the U.S. Intelligence Community on issues regarding information sharing and virtual collaboration. He began his career as a C4I analyst at the Defense Intelligence Agency. In addition to working with government organizations, he writes publicly about the effects of technology on governance and democracy. He recently launched a podcast, Let’s Talk Calmly About Security and Privacy, to discuss the complexities of and potential solutions to the past year’s domestic surveillance revelations.