Nov 2023

AmCham Exclusive Event with Mandy Andress

77 rue de Miromesnil

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Dear Members,

It is our pleasure to invite you to an exclusive discussion with Mandy ANDRESS, Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Elastic on November 13 (2.30 – 4.00 PM).
This meeting will be hosted in AmCham offices (77, rue de Miromesnil – 75008 Paris).

During this small roundtable (max 20/25 seats), Mandy Andress will address a key question:

How do companies & security leaders need to adapt regarding the expanding & constant evolution of cyber risk?

Agenda :

2.30: Welcoming
2.40: Mandy Andress perspectives
3.20: Open discussion
4.00: End.

Topics to be addressed:

  • Digitization, automation & decentralization are coexisting
  • AI is being discussed everywhere
  • Security teams need to adapt to be successful.

Please let us know as soon as possible if you wish to attend!

Best regards, the AmCham team.

Mandy Andress is currently the CISO of Elastic and has a long career focused on information risk and security. Prior to Elastic, Mandy led the information security function at MassMutual and established and built information security programs at TiVo, Evant, and Privada. She worked as a security consultant with Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche, focusing on energy, financial services, and Internet technology clients with global operations. She also founded an information security consulting company with clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to start-up organizations.

She is a published author, with her book Surviving Security having two editions and used at multiple universities around the world as the textbook for foundation information security courses. Mandy also tested and reviewed information security products for multiple publications as well as serving as the author for the weekly InfoWorld security column. She has been a sought-after expert in the field, speaking at signature security conferences such as BlackHat and Networld+Interop. In addition, she has taught a graduate-level Information Risk Management course for UMass Amherst in the College of Information and Computer Sciences.

Mandy has a JD from Western New England University, a Master’s in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University, and a B.B.A in Accounting from Texas A&M University. Mandy is a CISSP, CPA, and member of the Texas Bar.