Elena Steinke, WSC Founding Board member
Career Conversations is a focused chat with female leaders within Cybersecurity. Come join us as Elena Steinke chats with Kerstin Zell about her career, how she grew to be the leader she is and overcame challenges faced within the field.
Kerstin’s skillset is founded on business process, operational effectiveness, strategic planning, communication, and change leadership tying together planning, people, process, technology and risk in a unique way. In her 20 year career, Kerstin has led high exposure, multi-million-dollar, cross-functional, change and transformational efforts and has background in heading up technology implementations and improvement efforts – from refining Supply Chain software, evangelizing an internal social business platform rolled out to >300k employees, to spearheading a GRC implementation for a Fortune 40 Company.
In her latest role of Director of Risk and Operations for Lynx Technology Partners she is part of the Executive Team, leading strategic planning efforts, overseeing large programs and their resources, and directing the development of Lynx’s Information Security Competency Program.
In addition, Kerstin is the President of the ICMCP Columbus Chapter, as well as a founding board member of EmpoWE-R Women of InfoSec, both non-profits dedicated to diversity in the field of Information Security