Dr. Chenxi Wang is VP of Market Insight at McAfee, responsible for market research and intelligence worldwide for McAfee. Prior to McAfee, Wang was a highly respected industry analyst, with the role of Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. During her tenure at Forrester, Wang led a number of high profile research areas, including mobile security, cloud, and application security. She was also the lead on Forrester's global privacy heat map project. In this role, Wang served as a trusted advisor for many IT executives as well as vendor strategists.
Dr. Wang's research has been featured on Forbes, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, Dark Reading, and CIO magazine. Wang is a frequent keynote speaker in research and industry conferences and is frequently quoted in media such as New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and trade media. Wang serves on the 2013 program committee of the RSA conference and is responsible for putting together the security trends and strategy track for RSA.
Prior to Forrester, Wang was Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. At CMU, Wang led a number of large research projects funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense. She was one of the founding faculty members of CMU's CyLab. Wang holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Virginia. Her Ph.D. thesis work received ACM's Samuel Alexander award. She is a contributing author to the book "Beautiful Security".
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