Vice Chair, INSA Technology & Innovation Council
Entrepreneur-in Residence, BMNT
Sabra Horne Entrepreneur in Residence Sabra Horne is Entrepreneur in Residence at BMNT, where she supports the development and deployment of public sector innovation efforts. She is the author of the Creating Innovation Navigators book, which guides government leaders in creating innovative organizations, and leads the related 3-day Innovation Navigators course.
Before joining BMNT, she was the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Chief of the Innovation Hub, responsible for envisioning, establishing, and developing innovation efforts in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Prior to this role, she led the change management of CISA and stood up CISA’s Election Task Force to support state and local election officials following the 2016 election.
Previously, she served the National Security Agency (NSA) as Deputy Chief for Information Sharing, facilitating sharing of NSA’s most highly classified intelligence, and was a core member of the Media Leaks Task Force, which led agency response to the public leaks of classified information by Edward Snowden in 2013.
Ms. Horne began her government career at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) driving collaboration across the sixteen intelligence agencies in their use of open-source intelligence. She has been awarded five national intelligence awards for her service to the Intelligence Community. Prior to government service, she spent an 18-year career in academic publishing. Ms. Horne has an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She and her husband, John Keefe, live in Washington, D.C.