Kate Collins has over 28 years of leadership experience from front-line supervisor to CHRO, is a PCC executive coach, HR consultant, and leadership development expert. For the last 10 years, Kate has served as a leadership coach to Cyber, IT, Healthcare, Government, Academic, Insurance, Retail, and Finance professionals and has created custom leadership development programs for clients including a cyber-specific program Guidepoint Security. Other coaching client organizations include: Snowflake Inc., Guidepoint Security, DoD, Navy Federal Credit Union, Inova Health, Children’s National Hospital, StubHub, UFCW, and eOffices, Inc.
Additionally, Kate partners with a neuroscientist to support Healthcare and Cyber organizations in recovering from and preventing burnout. Kate travels nationally, and lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband (a Cyber-professional), daughter, and 4 (yes, 4) dogs.
With fun and powerful examples from Disney’s The Mandalorian, InfoSec professionals will explore the new and different leadership skills required after the immense changes in the past few years. Global events including the pandemic, inflation, supply chain problems, digital transformation, and political turmoil, have caused new pressures, new threats, and changes moving faster than an N1-starfighter in hyperspace!
Explore the latest research and trends in leadership, discuss the impacts on the InfoSec industry, and refresh your leadership creed. People leaders, technical experts and InfoSec professionals at all levels will be challenged to assess their current leadership strengths and discover new ways to stretch and develop skills to meet the intense demands in Cyber leadership today and beyond. This is the Way!