Matt Hayden

Matt Hayden

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Partnership and Engagement

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Matt Hayden is the (Acting) Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Private Sector within the Office of Partnership and Engagement at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  In this role, Matt Hayden advises the Secretary on the impact of the Department’s policies, regulations, and processes on private sector companies, and enhances strategic communications in order to help the public and private sectors jointly meet their shared responsibility for homeland security.

Prior to joining DHS, Matt Hayden served as a Deputy Executive Director for the National Disability Rights Network.  He oversaw the use of technology and modernization for the national membership including operational and policy programs including, accessibility of digital content, securing PII, cloud utilization, and e-records management.


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