Kirsten Turnbull

Kirsten Turnbull is a Technical Specialist, Security & Compliance at Microsoft responsible for providing deep subject matter expertise to customers in Microsoft’s Security portfolio.

A career spanning almost 20 years in Network Security covering both IT and OT networks throughout Canada and abroad has provided Kirsten the insight into the challenges that companies face when implementing Cyber Security protections. Having spent significant amounts of time in the Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Utility, Pharmaceutical, Mining and Start Up industries provided Kirsten the ability to truly understand the needs of each specific industry and more importantly the risks they face.

Helping mentor and guide and Women into a Cyber Security career is one of Kirsten’s passions. She herself had an incredible mentor that helped shape her career and it inspires her to do the same for others.