The 50 Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2017


32. Alison Vincent, chief information security officer, HSBC

Source:  HSBC

Alison Vincent is a doctor of mathematics and cryptography and a fellow of the BCS.

Having been involved with the technology industry for more than 20 years, Vincent began her career as a software engineer and then a performance analyst at IBM before moving on to tech-based management roles.

Joining Cisco in 2001, Vincent was with the firm for 15 years ultimately becoming chief technology officer in February 2015 before leaving the firm in mid-2017.

Vincent has most recently taken up the role of global CISO for HSBC where she hopes she can use her influence to further advance the diversity in tech agenda.

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