Lauren Dana Rosenblatt is the Executive Director and Global Head of Cyber Threat Management at The Estée Lauder Companies, where she leads the Security Operation Center (SOC), which includes security analysis, threat intelligence, incident response, vulnerability management, pen testing, mobile security, and cybersecurity metrics. Lauren was elected to the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Board, Evanta (Gartner) Fortune 1000 CISO Community Governing Body, National Retail Federation (NRF) IT Security Council Executive Committee (Board), and Global Resilience Federation (GRF) Cross-Sector Leadership Forum.

Most recently, Lauren was the Global Head of Insider Threat and Vendor Risk Management at The Blackstone Group. In addition to leading these two programs, Lauren updated cybersecurity policies, advised cybersecurity startups, and guided 70+ CISOs of Blackstone Portfolio Companies. She ran a summit for these CISOs, featuring cybersecurity C-Level and senior government speakers, and information sharing workshops.

Previously, as a Vice President in Technology Risk at Goldman Sachs, she launched a Firmwide Insider Threat Program, led the Internal/External Cybersecurity Exercise Program for Managing Directors/Partners, ran multiple cybersecurity senior steering groups, and led a cybersecurity and threat intelligence technology integration team.

For the past few years, she has been mentoring SUNY/CUNY graduate students on insider threat, and been active in the Financial Sector Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) Summit Content Committee, FS-ISAC Insider Threat Working Group, Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC), SIFMA Insider Threat Roundtables, CERT Open Source Insider Threat Sharing Group (OSIT), Cyber Security Workforce Alliance (CWA), National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), FBI Infragard, and the Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF).

Prior to joining the Financial Sector, she spent about 10 years leading multi-million dollar international operations and technology developments for the Department of Defense. She also was the Head Teaching Assistant for a Disaster Preparedness Graduate course at The Wharton School, her Cohort’s Leadership Representative, a member of the Wharton Leadership Lecture Committee (a CEO Speaker Series), Follies Producer, and Consultant for Team Rubicon, FDNY, and National Cristina Foundation. She expanded her leadership skills through ventures with FDNY, Marine leadership at Quantico, and a trek in Antarctica. She can program in 13 different languages, and regularly attends and speaks at cybersecurity conferences.

She has an MBA from Wharton in Finance, Strategic Management, and Operational Efficiency, an MSE in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University (JHU), and a BS in Computer Science and Applied Math, with an Entrepreneurship minor, from JHU. Her 16+ year career started with Teaching Assistant and Lab Instructor positions for 10 Graduate and Undergraduate courses at JHU and performing research for the NASA Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) and JHU Earth Sciences Department. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and Certified National Cryptologic School Instructor.