Mona-Lisa Pinkney

Sr. Director, Governance, Risk, Compliance & Engagement

Nike, Inc.

Dr. Mona-Lisa Pinkney is the Senior Director of Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Engagement at NIKE Technology. She has a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University, a Master of Science degree from Virginia Tech, a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University and a Doctorate from the University of Maryland. She has over 25 years of professional experience in the Cybersecurity field, working internationally in Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining Nike, Mona-Lisa worked at Barclays, Wachovia/Wells Fargo and Ameritrade. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

As the keynote speaker at the 2017 Women Who Code Conference in San Francisco, Dr. Pinkney shared her 5Be’s for women succeeding in a male-dominated field:
Be Relentless, Be Fearless, Be Connected, Be Global, and Be Authentic.