Tom Galvin is based in Washington, DC and has been active in Internet security and safety issues for over a decade. As Executive Director of Digital Citizens, Tom is focused on bringing a voice to consumers, including those who have been victimized online. Tom served as Vice President of Government Relations and Communications at VeriSign, where he was responsible for driving strategy with policy makers regarding homeland security, Internet security and telecommunications policy. Prior to VeriSign, Tom created a Washington, DC communications office for Cisco Systems just as the company launched a nationwide branding campaign. Tom also spent over a decade as a political journalist, including writing for Congressional Quarterly and the New York Daily News.