Holly Schneider Brown is responsible for building, leading, managing, and representing the 501c3 foundation arm of (ISC)², the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, to ensure it is a vibrant, wide-reaching, and effective organization. The Center's mission is to grow the cybersecurity profession and its positive influence on the world by raising awareness, building a diverse pipeline of cybersecurity professionals, and activating a more secure digital world.
Holly has close to two decades of experience in program and project management across multiple sectors and has been leading the development and growth of impactful, mission-based programs for international technical professional associations for the past 10+ years.
Prior to joining (ISC)², Holly led the humanitarian technology and sustainable development activities program at IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association. In her personal volunteer time, Holly serves on the board of an emerging nonprofit dedicated to protecting endangered biodiversity in Madagascar by building capacity and increasing equity of historically marginalized local women.
Holly holds a BA from Vassar College and an MA from the Freie Universität Berlin.