Liisa McConnell

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Liisa McConnell is a Senior Program Manager in Microsoft’s Core Services Engineering and Operations department. She is tasked with helping achieve a 100 percent strong auth status at Microsoft, focused on eliminating legacy authentication and driving for MFA everywhere. McConnell joined Microsoft’s Digital Security and Risk Engineering team last year, extending a long stint of problem solving with Microsoft’s most technical and demanding customers: its own employees. Her interest in deploying cutting-edge security features at enterprise scale is entwined with her understanding of the complexity of that work given the diverse audiences within any large enterprise.