Information Security and Technology
As part of the Identity Services Engineering team at Microsoft, Christina assists enterprise customers with their journey to the cloud by helping secure and manage their cloud and hybrid identities.
Before Microsoft, her focus was deploying secure enterprise identity and access management platforms for financial organizations looking to mature their Information Security and Information Protection programs.
As an information security professional, she works to understand her customer's complex issues so that she can provide secure and scalable solutions. Christina's experiences and communication skills have enabled her to not only serve as a liaison between senior-level business and technology stakeholders but also contribute to the delivery of exceptional user experiences and well-received platforms.
In a cloud/identity first world, Christina is passionate about “empowering organizations, colleagues and partners to do more" securely.
Experience and specializations
• Cloud Security
• On-premises to Cloud Migrations
• Microsoft Azure, Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection
• Workflow Development and Automation
• Identity and Access/Insider Threat Management
• Security Administration
• Enterprise Deployments
In addition to her professional work, Christina has been able to utilize her skills contributing to community projects including the grassroots initiative for Women of Color in Technology that she co-founded with Stephanie Morillo in 2015. Under this initiative, Christina developed, strategized and creatively directed three stock photo shoots, with the goal of furthering representation in tech. The shoots produced a collection of hi-res creative commons licensed photos used by a variety of press, bloggers as well as technology and business organizations. The Women of Color in Tech Stock Photos have now been viewed over 94 Million times - yay!
Christina advocates and is passionate about
• Empowering women to follow careers in Cybersecurity and Technology
• Leveraging the power of technology to keep organizations that she works with safe and secure
• Sharing security and privacy best practices with the community
• Being a supportive member of the tech ecosystem by supporting, connecting and creating opportunities for others
She also advises, speaks and mentors people, communities, and organizations who have an interest in technology. You can find her on TWITTER chatting about Information Security, tech, pop-culture, current events, parenting (balance does not exist, ask me why?), education and sharing her small wins and hardships as a career woman and as of 2019 a Graduate Student too.
Christina is based in NYC.