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Season 4 Episode 4: A Day in the Life: Cybersecurity Expert, Co-Founder and CEO, Ashwini Rao

November 16, 2022 Season 4 Episode 3
NextExec - EWF
Season 4 Episode 4: A Day in the Life: Cybersecurity Expert, Co-Founder and CEO, Ashwini Rao
Show Notes

In this episode, Preeti conducts an engaging interview with Ashwini Rao, the co-founder and CEO of Eydle. Throughout their conversation, Ashwini talks about her career in cybersecurity, as well as the impact of her findings within the field. We hope that you will enjoy it and thank you so much for listening!

Guest - Ashwini Rao
Ashwini Rao, PhD is a cybersecurity expert, and Cofounder and CEO of Eydle, a startup that protects people and brands from impersonation scams on social media. Previously, she was the CISO at Spring Labs. She has also worked at companies such as Qualcomm and Appian. Her research has been recognized by the Federal Trade Commission, has been used to support a seminal privacy-related case in the US Supreme Court, and has been cited in the Big Data and Privacy report by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Her research has been covered by the popular press including NPR, Scientific American and New Scientist.

Host - Preeti Ravindra
Preeti solves security problems with data and math with industry experience working at the intersection of security and AI. She has experience developing and operationalizing machine learning key differentiator solutions to solve cybersecurity problems in security operations, vulnerability management and endpoint protection. Her unique value proposition is working cross-functionally to help security teams succeed in adopting data science and machine learning to deliver business value. She gives back to the cybersecurity community by sharing her work at conferences and supporting women in cybersecurity through podcasting. 
 
Preeti has a Master's degree in Information Networking with a Cybersecurity concentration from Carnegie Mellon University. She has held different roles such as Security Researcher, Applied Researcher, Machine Learning Engineer and Data Scientist. Currently, she is an Information Security Manager at BetterUp leading the security insights and automation team operating at the intersection of security and data science, helping all security teams understand, prioritize and action on their security gaps and risks in a data-driven way.

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