Americas Institute for Cybersecurity Leadership (AICL)


Who we are

We are a non-partisan think tank focused on promoting cybersecurity discourse based on rigorous research. Our mission is to impact global cybersecurity challenges, provide strategic insights and foster cybersecurity leadership for a safer digital society.  

Focus on Americas

We are interested in improving cybersecurity environment through policy solutions with particular emphasis on North America, Central America, Caribbean and South America. We look forward to partnerships with national or local governments and international agencies to help attain a secure cyberspace. 


AICL aims to achieve our objectives primarily in following ways: policy programs, research, education, and summits. We will endeavor to share knowledge across industries and sectors and offer educational resources relevant to our mission.


Our mission is to impact global cyber security challenges, provide strategic insights and foster cyber security leadership for a safer digital society.


We envision a safe and secure digital environment enabling human freedom of expression and betterment of society, while respecting privacy of individuals, sovereignty of nation states and recognizing an inter-connected world economy. 


We believe in objective and actionable policy solutions;  morally committed and socially responsible leaders; open and diverse dialogue; and, rigorous and relevant research.

Founding Directors

Dr. Gurvirender Tejay


Dr. Derek Sedlack


Julia Costin



Ed Joseph


Program Development

Alexis Perdereaux-Weekes


Corporate Relations

Shannon Stewart


Our Strategic Partners


Help Our Cause

AICL is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) public charitable organization. Contributions to AICL are tax-deductible for income, gift and estate taxes. Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. 

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