The Executive Women’s Forum Appoints Chief Information Security Officer of Lilly to Board of Advisors

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Wafaa Mamilli Joins Board of Influential Women in Information Security

Wafaa Mamilli - VP, CISO, Lilly

"I am humbled to join the passionate, accomplished and committed women leaders of the EWF board of advisors. Diversity and Inclusion is personal to me. We cannot afford not to do better! CyberInclusion is a necessity, not a luxury”, said Wafaa Mamilli.

The Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy (EWF) announced today Wafaa Mamilli, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Eli Lilly and Company, has been appointed to the EWF’s Board of Advisors. The EWF Board of Advisors is a network of highly influential female thought leaders from the Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy industry.

"The EWF is thrilled to have Wafaa join our Board of Advisors," said Joyce Brocaglia, EWF Founder and CEO of Alta Associates. "Wafaa’s global leadership skills and international business experience combined with her passion and successful track record of inspiring and developing women leaders will be of great value to the EWF”.

“I am humbled to join the passionate, accomplished and committed women leaders of the EWF board of advisors. Diversity and Inclusion is personal to me. We cannot afford not to do better! CyberInclusion is a necessity, not a luxury,” said Wafaa Mamilli.

Wafaa Mamilli is currently the Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer at Eli Lilly and Company. At Lilly she leads a global, enterprise-wide information and product security organization integrating People, Process and Technology to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information, systems and products.

Wafaa started her career in Paris in consulting prior to joining Lilly France in 1995. Prior to her current position as CISO she held several International leadership responsibilities across the Lilly value chain partnering with Drug Development, Manufacturing & Quality, Finance, HR, Corporate Affairs, Legal, Sales and Marketing to excel at supporting base operations while bringing innovative solutions to the business.

Wafaa has served on several advisory boards for Digital Health innovation and information technology companies and is an active speaker at key industry and digital innovation events. She is a board member of several strategic cybersecurity advisory boards as well as the Center for Interfaith Cooperation.

Wafaa is multi-lingual and holds a Master’s degree in Computer sciences from the INSEA (Engineering College in Rabat, Morocco) and a Master’s degree from IFSIC, Rennes University in France as well as a General Management certificate from the London Business School. In 2015, Wafaa graduated from the Harvard Business School-Advanced Management Program (AMP).

For Wafaa’s full bio and to learn about the EWF’s Board of Advisors click HERE.

About the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy:
Founded in 2002, the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy (EWF) is the largest member organization serving women leaders as well as the most prominent and influential women in information security, cybersecurity, IT risk management, governance risk and compliance and privacy. The EWF serves emerging leaders as well as the most prominent and influential women in our field by facilitating programs and events throughout the year including a national conference, regional meetings, leadership development and mentorship programs, as well as interaction with global thought leaders through an online community. For more information please visit http://www.ewf-usa.com.

About Lilly
Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. To learn more about Lilly, please visit us at http://www.lilly.com and http://www.lilly.com/newsroom/social-channels.

CONTACT:
Melissa Rojas, Digital Marketing Specialist, Executive Women’s Forum
Email address: melissa(at)ewf-usa(dot)com
Office: 312-525-3347

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