Douglas B. Bloom

Doug is a Director in PwC’s Cybercrime and Privacy services practice and a member of the Firm’s Financial Crimes Unit. He has more than sixteen years’ experience, serving previously as a federal prosecutor, criminal defense lawyer and software engineer. He assists PwC’s clients across the globe, conducting cybercrime, fraud and economic espionage investigations and responding to and containing breaches of PwC’s clients’ computer networks. In addition, he helps clients assess their cybersecurity readiness and fraud controls, identifying the organizational changes necessary to protect clients against and respond to internal and external threats. Prior to joining PwC, Doug was a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he investigated and prosecuted national security cyber offenses, including economic espionage, hacking of national defense and government systems, and the theft of trade secrets. In addition to his cyber work, Doug investigated and prosecuted several high profile public corruption and accounting fraud cases. He is a 2015 recipient of the Attorney General’s John Marshal Award and a 2013 recipient of the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation’s Prosecutor of the Year award. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Doug was an associate in Covington & Burling’s white collar criminal defense and intellectual property practices.Before he was a lawyer, Doug was as a software engineer and program manager for Xerox PARC, Microsoft and Hewlett Packard, where he designed and developed artificial intelligence, natural language processing and network management software. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University, where he teaches a course on computer crimes. Doug received a Bachelor’s degree in Symbolic Systems and a Master’s degree in Linguistics from Stanford University. He received a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.