Geraldine Price is the Vice President leading the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Africa for market leading Cybersecurity firm McAfee. Geraldine is responsible for leading the regional team that ensures that McAfee supports its customers to deliver critical business outcomes through strategic security enablement.
Geraldine joined McAfee with 18 years industry experience where she started out in sales within the Fintech sector. Later she joined technology research and advisory firm Gartner where she was able to combine her passion for the impact of technology on business and society and leading high performance teams. During her 8 years with Gartner she gained a unique perspective leading international teams working exclusively with the C-Level of both End user customers and later on with high tech vendors to inform their most critical decision making.
Core to Geraldine’s approach are strong operational rigor, strategic planning and developing high-performing teams. She holds high importance in inspiring and supporting diverse groups around her to reach their full potential. Geraldine is committed to McAfee’s pledge to “Keep the world safe from cyber threats to protect our families, our communities and our nations”.
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Smarter Cities Will Require Smarter Security
As the world moves inexorably towards smart cities, with smart education, smart healthcare, smart buildings, smart everything there will be an inevitable increase in both connected devices and the amount of data being shared. The unfortunate corollary to this is likely to be an equally inevitable increase in the volume of cyber threats – and that’s why cyber security professionals need to be thinking about smarter security. In this presentation we’ll be looking at what that entails and how to start getting future-proofed today.