Melike Etem

Head of Security Governance, Risk and Compliance, Earnin

Melike has been instrumental in enabling risk-based decision-making in various C-suite advisory roles by implementing strategic programs at EY, Freddie Mac, and Symantec. She architected the enterprise technology risk management program at Common Securitization Solutions, the joint venture of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to oversee the technology and security risk posture of single securitization initiative, an industry valued at approximately $5 trillion. Currently, Melike is leading the Security Governance, Risk, and Compliance at Earnin. Melike is passionate about empowering and increasing the visibility and influence of women in STEAM fields. Melike holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an M.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia. She is CISSP, CIPP/IT, CRISC, CDPSE, PMP and ITIL certified.