Yael is passionate about helping companies establish a security culture and manage risks to improve their overall cyber risk posture. Having spent 20 years working in Fortune 10 Financial Services and Technology companies, she approaches security and information risk with business context and an awareness of the evolving landscape. She is trusted by C-Level executives to quickly understand the business drivers and deliver strategic and measurable outcomes based on current operational risks that are aligned to company objectives.
While at times a provocateur, Yael is a problem solver who believes in direct communication and is skilled at influencing both within and outside of the chain of command during periods of growth, transformational change or crisis.
Yael is currently a consultant delivering advisory services at the nexus of cybersecurity, risk and business decisions. Previously she has held leadership roles at BlackRock, JPMogan and SAP. Yael has a degree from Cornell University. When she was younger, Yael wanted to be a stand-up comedienne. 20 years into her career – she thinks cyber is better.