Edna Conway is the CEO of EMC Advisors, a firm that provides board and advisory services to enterprises and governments globally on technology, security, risk management and supply chain resilience. She most recently served as Microsoft’s VP and the Chief Security & Risk Officer for its Cloud Infrastructure program. Edna is responsible for the security and resilience of the cloud infrastructure upon which Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud business operates. Previously, Conway served as the Chief Security Officer for Cisco’s Global Value Chain. Edna also was a partner in an international private legal practice and served as the Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Hampshire. 

Conway is an advisor to numerous capital investment organizations, has served on over a dozen boards and is an inductee into Fortune’s Most Powerful Women. She also serves on the NYU Tandon School of Engineering Cyber Fellows Advisory Council, as a guest lecturer for the Carnegie Mellon University CISO Program and is a Senior Non-resident Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace program. 


Executive Credentials, MIT, Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, New York University

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law

A.B. Columbia University