Ann Cleaveland

Ann Cleaveland
Executive Director, CLTC


Ann Cleaveland is the Executive Director of the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, where she is responsible for growing key partnerships, managing day-to-day operations, and stewarding a strategy to fulfill the mission of CLTC’s multidisciplinary research center. Her research interests include cybersecurity futures, digital risk communications, and governance of cyber risk. Ann also co-founded and co-leads the university-based Consortium of Cybersecurity Clinics.

Cleaveland is a senior leader and business manager with experience in philanthropy, non-profit management, and industry. Prior to joining CLTC, she served as the Senior Director of Strategic Planning at the ClimateWorks Foundation, where she led multiple initiatives focused on supporting a large, philanthropic collaborative in a more strategic, effective, and science-based response to global climate change.