Kevin Mandia

Strategic Advisor, Google Cloud

Kevin is currently a Strategic Advisor at Google Cloud. He has served as Mandiant’s Chief Executive Officer since June 2016, including as Chief Executive Officer of FireEye, Inc. until its corporate name change to Mandiant, Inc. in October 2021. Kevin served as a member of the company’s Board of Directors from February 2016 until September 2022 when Mandiant became a part of Google Cloud. Kevin was Chief Executive Officer of Mandiant at Google Cloud through May 2024, playing a critical role in the company’s integration.

Kevin joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in December 2013 when FireEye acquired Mandiant Corporation, which he founded in 2004. Mandiant Corporation was widely recognized as the leading provider of cyber security incident management products and services prior to the acquisition by FireEye and went on to become the core of the company’s highly successful consulting business.

Kevin began his cyber security career in the United States Air Force, serving as a computer security officer in the 7th Communications Group at the Pentagon and later as a special agent and cyber crime investigator in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. In the private sector, Kevin held senior positions in the security consulting divisions of Sytex, acquired by Lockheed Martin, and Foundstone, acquired by McAfee.

Kevin’s insight, gained from his work on the front lines of major cyber threats, is routinely requested by corporate directors, executives, and government officials who face serious cyber security challenges. He regularly provides commentary and analysis on cyber security issues for major news media and has testified in hearings before the U.S. House and Senate committees. Kevin has served as a member of the Cybersecurity Advisory Committee for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency since December 2021.

Kevin holds a B.S. in computer science from Lafayette College and a M.S. in forensic science from The George Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program.