Michael Pozmantier is the program manager for the Transition to Practice (TTP) program in Cyber Security Division (CSD) for the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency at DHS S&T. The TTP program works to transition federally funded cybersecurity research from laboratories to users through partnerships and commercialization in order to strengthen the cybersecurity of the nation.
Prior to his position in CSD, Pozmantier worked in the DHS S&T Office of the Chief Information Officer for eight years and at the Department of Veterans Affairs for two years. During this time, he was responsible for managing network development and deployment projects, software re-engineering projects, data center consolidations, cybersecurity pilots and an inter-departmental information sharing initiative for the care of Wounded Warriors. He earned a bachelor’s degree in government from the University of Texas at Austin.