New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

APICS - The Association for Operations Management North Shore Chapter 20 and Boston Chapter 10    --   The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) New England Roundtable    --    The Northeast Supply Management Group, A Special Interest Group of ISM®

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New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

2011 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibit - Edna Conway Bio

Edna Conway
Chief Security Strategist, Customer Value Chain Management, Cisco

Edna ConwayEdna M. Conway serves as Ciscoís Chief Security Strategist for the companyís Value Chain. In this capacity, she is leading Ciscoís strategy to assess, monitor, and continuously improve the security of its global value chain. She also leads Ciscoís value chain cyber protection plan, serving on the companyís Cybersecurity Board, the cross-functional council setting Ciscoís long-term cybersecurity vision and strategy.

Conway serves as the co-chair of The Open Groupís Trusted Technology Forum, a public-private effort to establish an international standard for trusted technology provider status.

Conway is a frequent guest and keynote speaker for various organizations and companies. Her speaking venues have included the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Stanford University School of Business, the Supply Chain 50 group of World 50, the American Electronics Association, MITís Sloan School of Management, the University of New Hampshire, Boeing Corporationís CIO Summits, the Department of Homeland Security ANSI Plenary Session, and the UN Global Compact. Her work has been featured in a range of publications, analyst reports, and case studies.

During her ten year tenure at Cisco, Conway has held multiple business and legal leadership positions. In the Customer Value Chain Management organization, she led the development of a transformational Advanced Compliance and Sustainability capability. In that capacity, she oversaw teams focused on Ciscoís global product compliance, supplier diversity, value chain sustainability and value chain business solutions and contracts. As the Strategist for Ciscoís Sustainable Value Chain, she was responsible for creating and driving Ciscoís Green Supply Chain initiative in alignment with the mission of Ciscoís EcoBoard, the cross-functional council setting Ciscoís long-term green vision and strategy. Before joining CVCM, she led business development, product, and technical marketing for Ciscoís Global Government Solutions group and served as the Legal organizationís Chief Technology Protection and Licensing Strategist.

Prior to Cisco, Conway was a partner in an international private legal practice and served as Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Hampshire. She holds a degree in Medieval and Renaissance Literature and Bio-mechanical Engineering from Columbia University and earned her law degree at the University of Virginia.

Building and Sustaining Transformational Supply Chain Capabilities.

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