As CISO, Joan is responsible for the holistic security and compliance of Auth0’s platform, products, and corporate environment. She brings 20 years of experience to the role, with a career that has spanned a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, defense, ISPs, and MSSPs.
Previously, Joan served as Business Information Security Officer (BISO) at Nike, Inc., where she focused on working with the Lines of Business to align with Corporate Information Security strategy. Her long tenure in the security industry also includes being Sumo Logic’s CISO and VP of Security, where she established a holistic and cutting-edge set of Cloud Security Best Practices and Controls that resulted in Sumo being the most audited, attested, and certified Cloud Service Provider in its space. She also held positions at Guardent/Verisign/Secureworks organization where she invented several core technologies and established key initiatives around policy management, security metrics, and incident response. She holds a patent for developing methodology to assess whether a communication contains an attack.
Joan is a well-recognized thought leader and has spoken at major events, such as RSA, WhiteHat Security Summit, and Forrester Security Summit, and is frequently called upon for her expertise and commentary in Cloud Security and Compliance in large-scale and DevOps/CI environments.