About the Speaker
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    Robert Burda
    CEO, Cybercrime Support Network

    Robert Burda currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Cybercrime Support Network (CSN). Mr. Burda started at CSN in 2019 as the Chief Strategy Officer. He served as the Interim CEO from June 2021 until July 2022, when he was formally appointed as CEO by the board of directors. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Burda led several key projects at CSN including the 211 Cybercrime Victim Assistance pilot, and two Cooperative Agreements with the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

    Mr. Burda retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2018 as a Unit Chief at the National Joint Terrorism Task Force (NJTTF) at FBI Headquarters. He was responsible for the administration of Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) locations nationwide and the administration of multiple Counterterrorism (CT) programs housed at NJTTF.

    Upon completion of FBI new agent training at Quantico, Virginia in 1998, he was assigned to the Charlotte Division, where he worked a variety of criminal investigations. In 2005, Mr. Burda was assigned to the Charlotte JTTF. In February 2014, Mr. Burda reported to the CT Division at FBI Headquarters as a Supervisory Special Agent assigned to International Terrorism (IT) Operations, where he was responsible for the program management of IT investigations.

    Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Burda served in the United States Navy as a Naval Flight Officer achieving the rank of Lieutenant Commander (LCDR). LCDR Burda has over 2,000 flight hours, completed three carrier deployments and is a graduate of the Naval Fighter Weapons School. Mr. Burda earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University.