About the Guest
Former CPO/CSO in the Government Sector
Samantha Thomas has served in the information and people protection field for 30+ years internationally and nationally in the areas of finance, healthcare, government, K-post secondary education and private practice. She has worked with eleven countries guiding their leadership (e.g. CA Legislature, Parliamentary members, EU, Ministries of Defense, etc) to protect their infrastructure, resources and citizens.
She is a regularly requested international Keynote and featured speaker for Summits, Congress’ and conferences. Ms. Thomas has facilitated Think Tanks with European Union Cabinet Members, Parliamentary appointees and country leaders.
Samantha has been a keynote/speaker on five continents, 14 countries and most major U.S. cities. Her writings, interviews and quotes have been published in books, newspapers, magazines, and on webinars. She is a founding Board member of the UCDavis’ Network Security Certificate Program, and was a collaborator with their partnership with Stanford’s International Studies Program.