About the Speaker
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    Vanessa Pegueros
    Board Member, Cybersecurity Leader, Angel Investor

    Vanessa is an accomplished technology executive with over 30 years of experience. Currently she serves as a Corporate Board Director of the public company Liveperson (NASDAQ: LPSN), Boeing Employee Credit Union, and Prisidio. Formerly she was on the board of Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK) and was part of the transaction to sell Carbon Black to VMware. Vanessa is also very active in angel investing and is a venture partner for Flying Fish Partners.

    Vanessa has held senior leadership positions at organizations such as DocuSign, Expedia, U.S. Bank, and AT&T Wireless. Her expertise spans various domains, including technology architecture and engineering, risk management, cybersecurity, and compliance. Vanessa has a proven track record of successfully building and leading high-performance cybersecurity teams, implementing robust security frameworks and controls, and driving cultural change to foster a strong security mindset within organizations.

    Vanessa's educational background includes a MBA from Stanford University, MS in Telecommunication from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a BS in Engineering from UC Berkeley. She also holds various cybersecurity certifications including CISSP, CRISC, CISM, and GSEC. Relative to her board work, she holds the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Director Professionalism certification.