Melissa Elza

Co-Founder, NextCISO & Founder, HoneyBee HR

Melissa is an award-winning human resources professional with over 15 years of experience working in the advertising, digital, entertainment, financial, media, micromobility and technology sectors. Melissa has implemented and led diversity and inclusion programs and rolled out large-scale learning and development initiatives. In 2019, Melissa started her own consultancy, HoneyBee HR specializing in helping start-ups build and implement enduring, future-focused workforce transformation strategies. The NextCISO Program brings her expertise in diversity, training and people management to the cybersecurity table. Melissa is on the Technology Advisory Board for The National Cybersecurity Training & Education (NCyTE) Center. She is a frequent speaker on technology and employee experience panels, and has been published in HR Technologist and Infosecurity Magazine.