Christine Izuakor is the Senior Manager of Global Security Strategy and Awareness at United Airlines. Reporting directly to the CISO, she plays a critical part in embedding security in United’s culture by training the global workforce on cybersecurity, managing the organization’s security strategy and developing the teams’ talent pipeline. Izuakor earned a Ph.D. in security engineering from University of Colorado, a master’s degree in information systems security from University of Houston, is a CISSP, and serves as a grad professor at Robert Morris University. In 2017, her rapid growth within the tech industry landed her a spot on Chicago Business Crain’s Tech 50 List. Izuakor is also Co-Founder and Vice President of Gen Trend, United’s next generation business resource group.