Samantha Hubner was an Affiliated Researcher at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), where she works on the CyberAI Project. Prior to joining CSET, Samantha worked in the private sector at a data analytics and exchange tech startup, owning operations for the company’s public sector customer portfolio. Her experience at the cross-section of public-private international security and technology has led to a number of professional research endeavors examining different facets and policy implications for the defense innovation ecosystem in the current threat landscape. She has previously worked with the Defense Innovation Unit, Global Taiwan Institute, Mandiant/Google, and Deloitte with a concerted research focus on malign influence, election security, and trends in information warfare within the cyber domain. She holds a Master’s from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, as well as advanced proficiencies in French and Mandarin. In addition to her work with CSET, she is also a Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and a returning guest lecturer on CyberAI at the Fletcher School.