Neaka Lynn Balloge is the Program Manager for Security Awareness and Training at Cvent and a SSA Content Developer for SANS. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from NYU, a M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, and professional certifications including CISM, SSAP, CSAP, PMP, GISF, and GSLC. She is a current member of both the SANS SSA and GIAC Advisory Boards and former member of the SANS Security Awareness Summit Advisory Board. Before joining Cvent, Neaka led awareness initiatives for NYU Langone Health, worked as a Human Capital Consultant with Deloitte, and was named a Pat Cox Fellow in the European Parliament. She currently resides in Queens, NYC and spends her free time traveling, hiking, paddleboarding, and attending live music events.