Generis Leadership Spotlight: Deneen DeFiore, GE Aviation

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Deneen DeFiore currently serves as the Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Product Security Officer for GE Aviation in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is responsible for securing GE Aviation’s business operations, products, information and assets, as well as ensuring global regulatory compliance. Deneen serves as the technical expert and advisor to GE Aviation’s most senior leaders on cyber risk related to products, services and ongoing operations. In May 2019, DeFiore will join IT executives at the American CIO & IT Summit to discuss current trends, strategic insights and best practices in trending technology, cyber-security, risk management and managing talent. She will join other inspirational leaders in IT at the Women in Leadership Roundtable, where the discussion will focus on cybersecurity and data management. We spoke with DeFiore ahead of the American CIO & IT Summit to discuss her career, the changing IT industry, and the advice she gives to young women entering tech. “There are so many more opportunities for women in technology as the scope of tech has expanded. Women in the field are flourishing and doing amazing things.”

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