Sean Sweeney the Americas Director in Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Solutions Group. In this role, he is primarily responsible for aligning and mobilizing his team of Chief Security Advisors and Cloud Security and Compliance Architects across the U.S., Canada, and Latin America to deliver thought leadership and deep customer engagement. He is also responsible for regularly engaging with the security industry through public speaking, standards development, and advanced research, as well as providing strategic direction on products and services, and advising customer CxOs on security and compliance issues.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Sean served as a Chief Information Security Officer of the University of Pittsburgh, principal and co-founder of a Pittsburgh-based eDiscovery startup, Chief Information Officer for a national law firm based in Pittsburgh, and Litigation Support Applications Manager for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
A frequent author and speaker on security and compliance, Sean is also a steadfast champion of cybersecurity workforce development. Originally from Northern Virginia, and an avid boater; Sean has resided in Pittsburgh, PA for the last 13 years.