Pam is a CISO Advisor in Cisco’s Security Organization.
She is an Information Security executive leader with over 25 years of experience within the IT industry. Pam joined Cisco from Anthem, Inc. where she held the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer role. While at Anthem, she was considered a bold and strategic thinker who envisioned and delivered a world-class Enterprise Information Security strategy, including the Steering Committee with cross-functional business and technology membership. Pam was also a key advisor to the litigation process and full program development during and after an unprecedented cyber-attack. The foundation for her success was built upon her innate ability to foster business partnerships and support all stakeholder needs.
Prior to Anthem, Pam had significant success leading business development, software development, IT operations, program improvements and direct sales. In her executive leadership positions, she has played pivotal roles in the development of innovative products and services for key accounts and developed IT solution strategies that led to multibillion dollar contracts with global vendors and customers.
Not allowing her intrinsic drive and commitment to stop with success in running business, Pam is dedicated to the encouragement of women in business and IT. Pam serves on the board of Tampa Bay Tech and was recently appointed as a Senior Fellow for Cyber Florida: The Florida Center for Cybersecurity.