Lakshmi Hanspal is the former Chief Information Security Officer of Amazon Devices and Services, leading the Trust & Security team across multiple security and privacy domains including Customer, Product, Platform, Risk & Assurance, Compliance and Data Protection domains. Lakshmi is a persuasive and recognized executive leader who provides overall transformational leadership for technology strategies, with emphasis on customer identity, cloud security, risk and privacy management. She has strong ability to engage with customers and senior level executives across the organization and influence buy in and consensus on key initiatives. Her career spans 27+ years in Technology, Security and risk management with 16+ years in the financial and payment space. Lakshmi is a graduate of Boston University with a Masters in Computer Science. She is actively sought after advisor and investor in Silicon Valley.