Aanchal Gupta

Deputy CISO and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft

Aanchal Gupta is the Deputy CISO and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft. Aanchal leads a diverse team of security experts working around the clock to protect one of the world’s largest corporate networks and providing the first line of defense for billions of customers against an evolving security landscape. Previously, as CISO for Novi (Calibra) at Facebook, she led a team responsible for assessing and mitigating security risks across Facebook’s cryptocurrency initiative. Gupta joined Facebook in 2016 after serving as CISO at Microsoft for Skype and Skype for Business. Prior to Microsoft, she led Yahoo’s Global Identity team, contributing to various authentication and authorization open standards such as OpenID and OAuth. Gupta was named one of Business Insider’s “Most powerful female engineers of 2018”. She serves on the board of Silvergate Capital Corporation (NYSE:SI), Internet Security Research Group (ISRG), and is a fellow at the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) .