Edna Conway

Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain


Edna Conway is Cisco’s Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain. She drives her comprehensive security architecture throughout Cisco’s third-party ecosystem. Recognition of her leadership includes a Fed 100 Award, CSO of the Year Award at RSA, multiple Stevie Awards, multiple Golden Bridge Awards and Women of M2M Award. A sought after advisor, Conway testified before the U.S. Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, Defense Science Board, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. She also serves on a number of public and private company Advisory Boards. Previously, Conway was a partner in an international legal practice and served as New Hampshire’s Assistant Attorney General. She holds an AB from Columbia University, a law degree from the University of Virginia and credentials from MIT, Stanford and Carnegie Mellon.