Keith Cassidy

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC

Keith is an Associate Director in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) and the National Technology Controls Program Director. In this role, Keith oversees a staff of technologists and attorneys responsible for conducting examinations of entities subject to Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity (SCI). His staff also administers the SEC’s CyberWatch program, which is the primary intake point for information filed under Regulation SCI. Before joining OCIE, Keith was the Director of the SEC’s Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. Before that, Keith was Chief of Staff and Counsel at the Department of Justice’s Office of Legislative Affairs. Prior to his time at the DOJ, Keith worked in the United States Senate as a legislative assistant. He received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and his LL.M. in Financial Regulation Securities and from Georgetown Law Center. Keith holds a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Virginia. Keith is also an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, where he serves as the Commanding Officer of B Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion.