AUTHOR

Ann Johnson

Ann Johnson is the Corporate Vice President, Cybersecurity Solutions at Microsoft.  The focus of her organization is to lead global enterprises on their secure digital transformation journey. Ann is a recognized sales and operations industry leader with a proven track record for building and leading high-performing global enterprise software go-to-market teams. Ann has a background in cybersecurity, infrastructure and storage and is a frequent speaker on topics of online banking fraud, information security, healthcare security, mobile security, workforce diversity, privacy and compliance.

Before joining Microsoft, Ann was CEO at Boundless, an open source geospatial software and services provider. Prior to Boundless, Ann was President and COO of Qualys, Inc., a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions. Prior to Qualys, Ann was Vice President of World Wide Sales/IPV and Global Accounts at RSA Security LLC, a subsidiary of EMC Corporation which provides solutions to protect customer online identities and digital assets.

Ann is a graduate of Weber State University in Utah where she completed a dual major in political science and communications. She currently serves on the board of the Security Advisor Alliance and as Board Advisor to the biometric security firm HYPR.

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