Marisa Viveros
Marisa Viveros
Vice President, Cyber Security Innovation

Marisa Viveros is a Vice President at IBM Corporation, leading the Cyber Security Innovation initiative, globally. She is responsible for creating education and research programs that foster stronger collaboration among academic institutions, government agencies and IBM to develop cyber and information security knowledge and talent to address the skills shortage. Ms. Viveros began her career at IBM as a member of the Thomas J Watson Research Center and held different technical and management positions. Later, she transferred to IBM Global Services to lead strategy for the Wireless Emerging Business Opportunity group, follow by creating the Unified Communications and Collaboration Service business unit. Most recently, Ms. Viveros led IBM Security Services, an organization responsible for delivering IT and physical security capabilities. Among her responsibilities, she led the Security Operations Centers, monitoring and managing critical IT infrastructure for thousand of customers around the globe.

Ms. Viveros received an IBM Outstanding Innovation Award for her pioneer work in mobile commerce, and an Outstanding Technical Achievement Award for her work in parallel systems. She has coauthored papers and patents, and has participated in conferences as a program committee member, keynote speaker, session chairman, and panelist. Ms. Viveros holds an MS degree in Computer Science from California State University and a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidad de ConcepciĆ³n, Chile. She is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, ACM SIGSAC and leads various programs for the advancement of women in technology.

Speaking Schedule
Tuesday, September 17, 2:00-2:55pm - Cybersecurity Education for the Next Generation - Emerging Best Practices