Chenxi Wang VP, McAfee

Dr. Wang is VP of Market Insight at McAfee, responsible for market research and intelligence worldwide for McAfee. Prior to McAfee, Chenxi was a highly respected industry analyst, with the role of Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. During her tenure at Forrester, Chenxi led a number of high profile research areas, including mobile security, cloud, and application security. She was also the lead on Forrester¡¯s global privacy heat map project.? In this role, Chenxi served as a trusted advisor for many IT executives as well as vendor strategists.

Prior to Forrester, Chenxi was Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. At CMU, Chenxi led a number of large research projects funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense. She was one of the founding faculty members of CMU¡¯s CyLab. Chenxi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Virginia. Her Ph.D. thesis work received ACM¡¯s Samuel Alexander award. She is a contributing author to the book ¡°Beautiful Security¡±.