Simon Handler (DC) is the Assistant Director of the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. He previously served as a special assistant in the United States Senate, where he covered foreign policy matters. He was a congressional fellow with the Wilson Center’s Congressional Cybersecurity Lab and Congressional Artificial Intelligence Lab and completed the East-West Center’s Congressional Staff Program on Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Global Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.