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13 December 2021
Virtual Event - 10:00 - 13:00 (GMT +4)

Elizabeth Stephens
Chief Of Staff, Microsoft 365 Defender at Microsoft


Elizabeth is an expert in Cloud Deployments, military operations, process improvement, Continuous Integration, Critical Infrastructure, leadership, security, and technology. Her current role at Microsoft is that of Chief of Staff for Microsoft 365 Defender. She has been a Software Engineer, Technical Program Manager, and Director of Delivery across Microsoft Consulting Services and Engineering.

Her passion is in building teams that are scalable, sustainable, and fully empowered. She has led teams as small as four to as large as 52 directs. Her superpower is inspiring people and empowering organizations. Whether flying combat missions, building customer solutions, or leading logistics and supply effort, the focus with which she develops relationships, builds solutions, and drives strategy is a direct reflection of her belief that the most valuable resource any organization has is its people.

Whether creating training for Business Operations Roles, Designing Transition Plans for technology adoption, Creating Diversity & Inclusion Programming, or developing architectural designs for security operations services; Elizabeth and her passion for community, security, and leadership continues to bring her best self to each area that she touches. From Security to Safety, the Inclusive Language Projects, to democratizing data. Elizabeth consistently drives successes with and for her teams.

She is a combat decorated Marine Retiree with a several firsts to her name.

  • First Black Female:
  • Tactical aircraft commander
  • To pilot the CH-46E,
  • To graduate of The Naval Academy selected Naval Aviator in the Marine Corps
  • First Woman to fly the MV-22 Osprey

Agenda Sessions

  • HR’s Role in Managing Cybersecurity especially with Remote Working Conditions