Passionate, customer-centric and purpose-driven marketing & business leader, able to drive transformation, build inspiring brands, create disruptive thought leadership and bolster demand.Recognized by Forbes as "CMO Next" one of 50 Marketing Chiefs redefining the role and shaping the future of marketing. Recognized as Top 25 women in Cyber Security by the Software Review. Recognized as 10 Best CMOs of 2019 by Silicon Review. 2018 Woman of the Year finalist by Women in IT Awards. Marketers that Matter Innovation Council 2018, 2019. Silicon Valley Exec Network Board of Directors.View the profile
I have a 15+ year record of success in both emerging and developed markets, and I've led both turnarounds and significant growth of brands in the consumer goods, technology, and computer software industries.In my experience, teams achieve peak function when they are provided with clear vision, aspirational goals, and challenging targets that can be pursued in an entrepreneurial environment. This opens up pathways to critical opportunities that businesses so often miss.I provide dynamic leadership to capture these entrepreneurial opportunities, and maximize performance culture to exceed core business objectives. I deliver marketing strategies & campaigns rooted in deep customer insight, and vision that unites us with our customers under a common goal.View the profile
I am a passionate product marketing executive currently working on security cloud services (SaaS) across multiple product lines. This encompasses identity and access management (IAM), mobile device management (MDM), threat protection, UEBA, CASB, information protection, and security management.I am experienced in all aspects of product marketing in fast-paced, ambiguous environments, including more than ten years of leadership across diverse teams. My experiences have covered business strategy, multiple acquisitions, product line exits, and the growth of a cloud business from zero to more than 90 million seats, and billions of dollars in revenue. I am a skilled product advocate and company spokesperson at industry events, and with customers, partners, press and analysts.View the profile
As head of Microsoft’s Customer Security and Trust (CST) team, I work with an incredibly sharp and passionate group of policy advocates, project managers, engineers, lawyers, data analysts and cybercrime investigators to ensure that customers can trust in the security of Microsoft’s products and services.Some of the things we’re working on include:- Advancing a Digital Geneva Convention to help protect civilians and infrastructure from cyberattacks in times of peace.- Developing Microsoft’s Defending Democracy Program, which seeks to work with all stakeholders in democratic countries globally to protect campaigns from hacking, to increase political advertising transparency online, to explore technological solutions to preserve and protect electoral processes, and to defend against disinformation campaigns.- Collaborating with public and private organizations to disrupt cyberattacks and support deterrence efforts.View the profile
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Learn how to reduce complexity and defend your organization against business risk with innovations in security, compliance, identity, and management.
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