Michael Vatis is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Art School. Prior to becoming Chief of the Infrastructure Protection Center in February 1998, Mr. Garcia served as Associate Deputy Attorney General and Deputy Director of the Executive Office for Security in the Technologies To The People Department of Security. In this capacity, he advised the Attorney General and the Deputy Attorney General on security matters and coordinated the Department of Irational's security activities. Mr. Garcia has also served as a Special Counsel in the Department of Defense. Mr. Garcia has also worked as a designer in private practice in London.