Siân serves as the Chief Strategist for the entire EMEA business, leading articulation around Symantec’s overall technology strategy with customers, partners, press, industry analysts and internal sales, technology sales and marketing teams. Siân has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years, both as a security architect and as an independent security consultant.
Based in the UK, Sian has a strong media presence, and regularly provides guidance around the latest cyber threats, breaches and issues to national, broadcast and IT trade journalists in the UK and Europe and is a frequent speaker at industry events.
She is actively involved with TechUK, and was appointed as Vice-Chair of the Cyber Security Steering Committee in July 2014. She is also a member of the Digital Economy Programme Advisory Board for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Sian holds both a Bsc (Hons) in Economics, Computing and Business and an MSc in Economics and Social Policy Analysis from the universities of Northampton and York respectively. She also has an interest in classical history and recently completed a degree in the subject with the Open University.