Director of Information Security & Risk Management, MicrosoftAhmad Mahdi is a Director of Information Security & Risk Management at Microsoft. Ahmad's current responsibilities include running the M&A security program for Microsoft. In this role, Ahmad has led the overall security effort to secure some of the biggest acquisitions Microsoft has done in the past several years. In previous roles, Ahmad led the Infrastructure Security ACE team for Microsoft’s Information Security organization. Under Ahmad's leadership, Microsoft's ACE team developed and deployed several cutting edge infrastructure protection strategies and programs. Ahmad has also worked with many of Microsoft's customers tackling their thorniest infrastructure and identity problems. Ahmad is a passionate security leader who is known for innovation and strong execution.