Kia Gandrud

Kia Gandrud is a Senior Security Product Manager at Microsoft defining the roadmap for managed security operations capabilities. Previously, as the head of both cybersecurity and IT at CirrusMD, a leading telemedicine provider, Kia was responsible for scaling security and technology capabilities in a fast growing startup. Prior to that Kia was the manager of security operations at ThreatX leading managed security service offerings. Kia is 6x GIAC certified plus the SSAP, and stays involved with the community via the Society of Women Engineers. Kia can be found teaching MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership.

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