Cindy has 15+ years of experience leading cybersecurity and information risk programs. Cindy is an ICIT Fellow advising congress and staff on cybersecurity issues, has held the role of CISO at Telcordia/Bellcore, VP – Information Security Officer at Citi, CTO at SAFE BioPharma, a Chief Cyber Security Strategist for HPE and designed an S-SDLC process for Bristol Myers Squibb. Cindy is an in demand speaker with experience at national & international venues (i.e. NIST, OWASP, RSA, …).
She received the Digi Award for industry leadership for the pioneering use of interoperable digital identities by National Cancer Institute, BMS and Sanofi, reducing the cost and time required to get critical medicines to market more quickly. As CTO of SAFE BioPharma, a consortium providing digital identities for use across the industry, her leadership and innovation were recognized by the White House initiative on National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyber Space (NSTIC) winning her Computer World’s Computer Laureate Award 2012.
She is also very active in her local community. Cindy also has a passion for public service and education, having held the elected public offices of Vice President and President for the Bridgewater-Raritan New Jersey Board of Education.