Alexandra Heckler

Program Director, Auto-ISAC
Lead Associate, Cyber Strategy, Booz Allen Hamilton
Alexandra Heckler serves as Program Manager for the Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC)—an organization that brings together 15 OEM and 19 supplier and commercial vehicle members to share vehicle-related cyber information. She oversees the organization’s cross-functional team to execute intelligence sharing, strategy support, operations, technology infrastructure, community engagement, and best practices development. As an experienced leader in Booz Allen’s Commercial practice, Alexandra brings expertise working with individual companies to build product cyber programs to help drive industry-wide maturity through Auto-ISAC. For example, she worked with a top OEM to design its product cybersecurity organization. Alexandra then helped bring this strategic plan to life by leading a team of experts to envision, create and operationalize their vehicle cyber incident response capability, a first in the industry. She is also a core driver for Women in Cyber—a firm-wide initiative to attract, develop and retain our female cyber talent pool—and manages the firm’s partnership with Executive Women’s Forum. Alexandra holds a B.S. in Foreign Service with an Honors Certificate in International Business Diplomacy, and a M.A. in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University. Since her graduation, Alexandra serves as a mentor to undergraduate students through the Friends of the School of the Foreign Service Program.