Sr. Director, Oracle
Don't be afraid to build and grow your network.
WHAT DO YOU DO?
Manage the Security Assurance Oversight and Reporting team for Oracle, reporting on security maturity status across all Lines of Business across the company.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS FIELD?
I excel at pulling disparate teams together to achieve challenging goals. Security is an ever-changing area, and I enjoyed using my engineering and management background to solve new problems in this space.
WHAT DO YOU LOOK AT & THINK, "I WISH YOUNGER ME WOULD HAVE KNOWN THIS WAS POSSIBLE?"
I can excel in a male-dominated field by just leveraging my leadership and technical skills, while allowing others to do so as well to solve challenging problems.
WHY DO YOU LOVE WORKING IN STEM?
There are always new problems to solve, and you can work from wherever. I look forward to taking on the next wave of issues, and driving a workforce forward to achieve greatness.
BEST ADVICE FOR NEXT GENERATION?
Don't be afraid to build and grow your network. Add value to your contacts by giving back and learning from each along the way.
INSPO / FUN FACT
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings