About - Staff Member - Naomi Wilson
Areas of Expertise:
Law Enforcement & Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, China, Asia
Naomi Wilson serves as vice president of policy, Asia. Prior to joining ITI, Naomi served at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where she most recently held the position of acting director for Asia-Pacific. In that capacity, she played a leading role on cybersecurity, law enforcement, and customs cooperation issues related to Asia and served as a senior advisor to Secretary Jeh Johnson. During her tenure at DHS, Naomi led development and implementation of priority policy initiatives for DHS engagement with China, including secretarial engagements and agreements. She worked closely with interagency colleagues to negotiate and implement agreements stemming from the September 2015 State visit between Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, including managing the U.S.-China High-Level Dialogue on Cybercrime and Related Issues for DHS.
Prior to joining DHS, Naomi served as a staffer on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs and as a research assistant at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS).
Naomi holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and Master’s in International Affairs & National Security. In 2011, she completed intensive Chinese language training at Peking University. Naomi speaks advanced Mandarin and French and is a native of Connecticut.
Blog Posts by Naomi Wilson
Beyond the U.S.-China Phase One Deal: It’s Time to Enact Meaningful Change
(January 12, 2022)
January 15, 2022 marks the two-year anniversary of the conclusion of the U.S.-China Phase One Trade Deal brokered by the Trump Administration. Throughout his campaign and first year in office, President ...