Andrew Burt

Visiting Fellow


Andrew is Chief Privacy Officer & Legal Engineer at Immuta, a data science software company. At Immuta, Andrew works with a team of data scientists and engineers to automate legal reasoning within big data environments. Previously, Andrew served as Special Advisor for Policy to the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Cyber Division, where he served as lead author on the FBI’s after action report for the 2014 attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, among other assignments.

A former reporter, Andrew has published articles in The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, Slate and The Yale Journal of International Affairs. His book, American Hysteria: The Untold Story of Mass Political Extremism in the United States (Lyons Press, 2015), was called “a must read book dealing with a topic few want to tackle” by Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Andrew holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. with first class honors from McGill University. He is a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Washington, D.C. and Virginia State Bars, and a Global Information Assurance Certified (GIAC) cyber incident response handler.