VP, Chief Information Security Officer
Leslie Lambert is Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Juniper Networks; a leading security vendor serving thousands of enterprise customers worldwide. Ms. Lambert is responsible for overall IT Security Management, including intrusion detection, threat vulnerability assessments, incident management, security awareness, prevention and protection against SPAM and malware attacks, policies/standards/procedures development and deployment. Ms. Lambert has 30 years of experience in Information Technology and technical/business infrastructure.
Prior to joining Juniper Networks, Ms. Lambert was with Sun Microsystems, Inc. and held several critical IT roles: Chief Information Security Officer, Vice President of IT Strategy and Architecture, Vice President of Service Management and Systems Engineering Practices, Vice President of Demand Creation Systems IT, as well as Vice President of both the iPlanet and Software Systems Group divisions.
Ms. Lambert's experiences range from Control Systems Design to the delivery, implementation and management of IT systems and infrastructure. Her experience covers the industries of oil and gas, engineering and construction, evaluation research, customer training, CAD/CAE, and information Technology, where she gained significant hands-on operational, architectural, and management experience.
Ms. Lambert holds an MBA with an emphasis in Finance and Marketing, as well as an MA and BA in Experimental Psychology (measurement, evaluation, statistics, and techniques of experimental research). She also has degrees in Mathematics and Engineering Technology, and has completed graduate-Level study in Computer Science.
. 2010 CSO Magazine Compass Award
. 2009 Computerworld Magazine "Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders
. 2006 Selected and continues to serve as an Anita Borg Institute (ABI) Ambassador; helping the advancement of technical professional women within corporations
. 2005 CIO Magazine "Ones to Watch".
. 2005 YWCA of Silicon Valley winner of" Tribute to Women and Industry TWIN"