Mike Driscoll is an experienced executive with more than 26 years of leadership and investigative experience in cybersecurity, intelligence and criminal and national security. Mr. Driscoll leads complex cybersecurity investigations and works closely with clients to build out their cyber preparedness and resiliency programs, assisting them to address their enterprise risk.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Driscoll served as the Assistant Director in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (“FBI”) New York office, where he directed more than 2,400 employees and task force personnel from 60 different agencies. He has a proven track record in ensuring legal and regulatory compliance, having guided numerous government and private organizations in developing their cyber programs. Mr. Driscoll has extensive experience working with international partners in the government and private sector and is an expert in managing complex investigations, cyber attacks and disruption of hostile nation-state activity. He is a certified legal advisor and leverages advanced technical skills in cybersecurity and fraud detection.
Since becoming a special agent in 1996, Mr. Driscoll has held several roles within the FBI including: Assistant Legal Attaché for London, where he oversaw the cyber program and worked closely with United Kingdom counterparts; Chief of the Violent Crime Section, which leads the FBI’s Crimes Against Children program and efforts to reduce violent crime; Special Agent in Charge of New York’s Criminal Division; and a director of New York’s Counterintelligence and Cyber Division.
Mr. Driscoll holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University at Albany, State University of New York, and a J.D. from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. He also earned a Senior Manager in Government certification from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a Chief Information Security Officer Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University.