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Dr. Rhonda Farrell

CEO – Global Innovation Strategies (US)

Dr. Rhonda Farrell’s leadership career has spanned 30+ years, serving the USMC and Fortune 500, state, civil, and Federal government agencies. Innovation methodologies, principles, and approaches have been applied in the areas of cybersecurity, engineering, operations, quality, change, management, and organizational development.

She is the CEO of Global Innovation Strategies (GIS), and the Founder of Cyber & STEAM Global Innovation Alliance (CSTGIA), a partnership of 50+ organizations providing awareness, education, apprenticeships, and elevation opportunities for girls, youth, women, and veterans. She has served the non-profit community (ASQ) in an Innovation leadership role spanning half a decade, helping to build community and offer value-laden programs globally.

She is active in industry working groups and has contributed to the DoD CIO body of knowledge on Digital Modernization, Cloud Strategy, and the DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Reference Design, as well as being a contributing author for many ISSA Journal articles, the Women in Security, Changing the Face of Technology and Innovation within the Women in Engineering and Science series, and the Guide to Security Assurance for Cloud Computing.

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