Kate Kuehn has been an active thought leader in security and advanced network technologies for nearly 20 years. She evolved as a thought leader in through leading some of the industry’s first projects in ethernet as a network (CPA), IAAS and cloud-based DDOS. A mother of four, when not focusing on security, Kuehn loves leading her girls’ Girl Scout troop and spending as much time possible sailing/boating with her family. Kate’s main areas of focus include understanding the role of the modern CISO in the current digital revolution, the correlation between security, cloud, mobility and traditional IT initiatives, and STEM outreach. She is passionate about mentoring and developing women in technology.