Matt Masterson is a non-resident policy fellow with the Stanford Internet Observatory. He recently served as Senior Cybersecurity Advisor at the Department of Homeland Security, where he focused on election security issues. He previously served as a Commissioner at the Election Assistance Commission from December 2014 until March 2018, including serving as the Commission’s Chairman in 2017-2018. Prior to that, he held staff positions with the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, where he oversaw voting-system certification efforts and helped develop an online voter registration system. Matt holds a law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law and BS and BA degrees from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
As part of his Stanford Internet Observatory fellowship, Matt recently compiled and published an oral history of the 2020 election, "The Guardians of Democracy."