Mihoko Matsubara is Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, NTT Corporation in Tokyo. She is responsible for public advocacy to strengthen or expand networks with global thought leaders in academia, government, and industry by sharing NTT’s and Japan’s cybersecurity efforts via publications and speakership. Mihoko worked at the Japanese Ministry of Defense for nine years before pursuing an MA at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies on Fulbright. Afterward, she worked at Pacific Forum CSIS in Honolulu as a fellow. She then joined Hitachi Systems as Cybersecurity Analyst, and next took a position at Intel, Tokyo, as Cybersecurity Policy Director. Her most recent experience includes Vice President and Public Sector Chief Security Officer for Asia-Pacific, Palo Alto Networks.