General Manager, Trustworthy Computing Security, Microsoft Corporation
Adrienne Hall is General Manager of Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group, where she leads a team of 50 IT professionals driving security and privacy improvements inside Microsoft and across the IT ecosystem. She directs response communications, security intelligence research, and advises on geo-political trust issues for the company. Hall also counsels senior leaders and customers on how to manage the changing nature of cybercrime, and integrates with law-enforcement and government agencies worldwide. She is a recognized speaker on security and privacy topics, frequently presenting on cloud computing trends and research, in addition to being a key contributor to the company’s Trustworthy Computing blog. A Microsoft leader and customer champion for 22 years, Hall received the Bill Gates’ Office of the President Award for Excellence, and numerous other awards and recognition from global organizations, including several from international law enforcement agencies for her collaboration on cybercrime. Hall is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and the Michael G. Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. She is a proud Canadian-American and mother of two.