Jennifer Sunshine Steffens is the Chief Executive Officer of IOActive, a global consulting firm dedicated to making the world a safer place. She spearheads IOActive’s global business operations, drives the company’s strategic vision and leads IOActive’s team of world-renowned cybersecurity researchers. Under her leadership, IOActive has expanded its service offerings across all technical and advisory services to ensure its research helps improve customers’ security posture as well as the state of security globally. In addition, Jennifer helped pioneer IOActive’s Securing Smart Cities non-profit, which serves as a resource for companies, governments, and individuals to navigate the complexity of securing a smart city.

Jennifer is an active member of the Executive Women’s Forum, the Information Security Systems Association and the Open Web Application Security Project. Lauded by Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Information Security Magazine, and many more, she received SC Magazine’s Reboot Leadership Award for Top Management in 2017 and CV Magazine’s IT Security CEO of the Year 2018. She serves as a judge for the TechTrailblazers and DUO Women in Security awards and is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences worldwide.