Presenter

Niloofar Razi Howe

Niloofar Razi Howe

Niloofar Razi Howe

Sr. Operating Partner, Energy Impact Partners

Niloofar Razi Howe has been an investor, executive and entrepreneur in the technology industry for the past 25 years, with a focus on Cybersecurity for the past ten. Most recently Ms. Howe served as Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations at RSA, a global cybersecurity company where she led corporate strategy, corporate development and planning, business development, global program management, business operations, security operations and Federal business development. Prior to RSA, Ms. Howe served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Endgame, Inc., a leading enterprise software security company, where she was responsible for driving market and product strategy, as well as leading marketing, product management, corporate development and planning. Prior to her operating roles, Ms. Howe spent twelve years leading deal teams in private equity and venture capital; first as a Principal at Zone Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm in Los Angeles, and then as Managing Director at Paladin Capital Group, a Washington DC based private equity fund focused on investing in next generation security companies. Ms. Howe started her professional career as a lawyer with O'Melveny & Myers and as a consultant with McKinsey & Co.

Ms. Howe speaks regularly on national security, cybersecurity, technology, innovation, corporate governance and corporate culture. She also created a TEDx talk entitled "The Gift of Exile" about the long-term opportunities that can arise from the most difficult challenges encountered in childhood for both the individuals who suffer the adversity and the communities that can accept and integrate such individuals.

Ms. Howe graduated with honors from Columbia College and holds a JD from Harvard Law School. She serves on the Board of Director of Recorded Future, (threat intelligence), on the Board of Advisors of Dragos (industrial cyber security), Enveil, (data security), Endgame (endpoint protection & detection), as well as a US Intelligence agency. She is a Senior Operating Partner at Energy Impact Partners, a VC fund investing in companies shaping the energy landscape of the future, a life member at the Council on Foreign Relations and a Senior Fellow, Cybersecurity Initiative at New America, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. Her non-profit work includes serving on the board of IREX, an international non-profit organization focused on promoting lasting change, as Vice Chair. Previously she served on the Board of Global Rights, an international human rights organization, as Chair, Sibley Memorial Hospital (a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine), as chair of its Investment Committee, and Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation, as Vice Chair.

Presenters

Dr. Mona Lisa Pinkney

Dr. Mona Lisa Pinkney

Senior Director of Governance, Risk, Compliance, Engagement & Geos at NIKE Global Technology

Niloofar Razi Howe

Niloofar Razi Howe

Sr. Operating Partner, Energy Impact Partners

Diane M. Janosek

Diane Janosek

President, Mid-Atlantic Regional Affiliate at Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS)

Lori Sparks

Lori Sparks

Associate Partner and Leader, IBM Global Business Services (GBS) Security Strategy & Growth IBM Corporation

Reginald Van Lee

Reginald Van Lee

Chief Transformation Officer, The Carlyle Group

Where

DreamPort Facility

When

Due to uncertainty regarding COVID-19, there is no event in 2020.

Email

Email: imagine@misi.tech