Neil Graves

Principal Computer Scientist at U.S. Department of State

Neil Graves has extensive work experience in the field of computer science. Neil started their career in 2005 as a Technical Advisor & Scientist at USG, where they also worked as an Instructor until 2008. Neil then joined FEMA as a Computer Scientist in 2010, before moving on to SNR Systems, LLC in 2013 as a Technical Director. Currently, Neil is working as a Principal Computer Scientist at the U.S. Department of State since 2016.

Neil Graves has a diverse education history. Neil completed their Senior Executive Fellow program at Harvard Kennedy School in 2012. From 2011 to 2013, they pursued a Master of Science degree in Strategic Intelligence and D&D at National Intelligence University. In 2005 to 2007, Neil earned a Master of Science degree in Computer Science at The Johns Hopkins University. Neil started their academic journey at Fayetteville State University, where they obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from 2002 to 2004. Neil also attended Steller Secondary school, but no degree or field of study was specified. In terms of certifications, they obtained several, including Offensive Security Exploitation Expert (OSEE) in 2019, Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE) in 2015, Project Management Professional (PMP) in 2012, CompTIA Security+ Certification in 2010, and Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP). Neil is also listed as a Master Operator, achieved through USG, although the details are unspecified.


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  • Principal Computer Scientist

    July, 2016 - present