Samantha Madrid is the GVP Product Management, Security Business & Strategy at Juniper Networks, with over two decades of experience in enterprise business-to-business security market roles spanning product management to marketing to sales engineering. She has a proven track record turning around business to achieve record growth and industry recognition. She previously served as the Vice President of Product Management and Marketing for E8 Security (acquired by VMware), and held leadership roles at Palo Alto Networks, Forcepoint, Inc. and Cisco Systems. She also spent many years in the field as a hands-on Systems Engineer, specializing in various security technologies. She studied political science at San Jose State University, where she also was a member of the university’s swimming and diving team.
25 WOMEN IN CYBER
Cyberattacks are the number one business risk in most of the world, according to a 2022 study from the World Economic Forum. Not all cyber threats are alike, and diverse problems require diverse solutions. Yet, the cyber industry is predominantly led by men. How can we solve this significant threat to the business world with only half of the population? Fortunately, the women who make up that percentage are some of the fiercest in the greater technology industry. In this series, The Female Quotient and Deloitte are putting a spotlight on 25 women at the forefront of the cyber revolution, amplifying their career advice and sharing their insights on how the industry will evolve in the future. Their stories are proof that behind every functioning society is a woman in cyber.