Diana Kelley

Microsoft / Cybersecurity CTO

Diana Kelley




Diana is the Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft and a cybersecurity architect, executive advisor and author. At Microsoft she leverages her 25+ years of cyber-risk and security experience to provide advice and guidance to CSOs, CIOs and CISOs at some of the 

world’s largest companies and is a contributor to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR). In addition to her work at Microsoft, she serves on the ACM Ethics & Plagiarism Committee, is an Industry Mentor at CyberSecurity Factory, and guest lecturer at Boston 

College’s Masters in Cybersecurity program. Diana is volunteer CTO and Director of the

non-profit Sightline Security, a member of the RSA US Program Committee for 2018-2020, one of Cybersecurity Ventures 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime, an IEEE 2016 “Rock Star of Risk”, and co-authored the book Cryptographic Libraries for Developers.

She worked at IBM where she built and managed the IBM Security Research publication process.