Kevin J. Kurland is currently the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement who is the Acting Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement in the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).

Mr. Kurland previously served as BIS’s Director of the Office of Enforcement Analysis from 2011-2021, Deputy Chief of Staff-Policy for the Under Secretary for Industry and Security from 2019-2021, and member of the White House Task Force on Export Control Reform from 2009-2017. He also previously served BIS as Acting Chief of Staff for Export Administration from 2009-2011, Director of the Office of Technology Evaluation from 2006-2011, and Director of the Treaty Compliance Division from 2002-2006. Prior to joining BIS in 1997, he worked as an international trade analyst at Graham & James, LLC. 

Mr. Kurland holds an M.A. in Comparative Regional Studies Europe from The American University and a B.A. in International Relations from Syracuse University.



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