Inside Blinken’s corporate work - POLITICO
— Microsoft: WestExec advised the company “on issues related to cyberspace and global efforts to better protect customers from cyberattacks,” a spokesperson said.

— Lazard: Blinken consulted with the investment…
bank’s health care team, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Haines advised JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft and Open Philanthropy, a nonprofit started by Facebook co-founder DUSTIN MOSKOVITZ and his wife, CARI TUNA.
And there could be more WestExec disclosures to come:
DAVID COHEN, a former deputy director of the CIA who went on to work for WestExec, is a contender to run the intelligence agency, and other WestExec alumni could find spots in the Biden administration, too.

In 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Cohen to be Assistant
Secretary for Terrorist Financing in the Treasury Department, and the U.S. Senate confirmed him on May 1, 2009. Variously described by members of the Obama administration as a "financial Batman" and one of the president's "favorite combatant commanders," he was, two years later,
nominated and confirmed as Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. In that role, he "preside[d] over a 700-person, $200 million-a-year counterterrorism office within Treasury that was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks" and includes the
Office of Foreign Assets Control, which implements U.S. economic sanctions. During his Senate confirmation hearing, Cohen singled-out the government of Kuwait for rebuke, noting that "we have a real challenge with the Kuwaiti government. Kuwait is the only government in the
Gulf Cooperation Council that does not criminalize terrorist financing." The following year, Cohen appeared as speaker at the annual forum of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.

In May 2019, Cohen had a cameo role in Season 8, Episode 2 of Game of Thrones.
If the guy in the Winterfell soup line on Sunday's episode of "Game of Thrones" looked familiar to you, you probably either work in the U.S. intelligence community or watch a lot of cable TV news.
David S. Cohen, the former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency
under President Barack Obama, was one of the men who got a hot meal from Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham) – and then drafted into the army defending Winterfell, the agency said on its Twitter account Sunday night. The second man in line, Cohen wore a hood but didn't speak.
"Little birds, be on the lookout for a former deputy director of ours wandering through Westeros in tonight's episode," the CIA tweeted, referencing the term used to describe agents of former spymaster Lord Varys (Conleth Hill). 
"As Arya might say, a man with no name," Cohen
noted, before teasing the agency, "Way to blow my cover."
David Samuel Cohen (born June 11, 1963) is an American attorney who serves as the deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) since January 20, 2021. He also served as acting Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from January to March 2021.
At the Treasury, among other posts, he served as the under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence where he gained the nickname of "sanctions guru".

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