Wednesday, July 26 | 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Salon 3-4
Niloofar Razi Howe has been Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President at RSA since November 2015. Ms. Howe leads the overall RSA corporate strategy, corporate development, and planning. She has more than 25 years of experience working and investing in the technology industry, with a particular focus on the security industry over the past decade. Previously she served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Endgame, Inc. where she was responsible for driving market and product strategy, as well as leading marketing, product management, corporate development and planning. Prior to Endgame, Ms. Howe was Managing Director and led the investment teams at Paladin Capital Group, a $1 billion private equity fund focused on investing in next generation security companies. Her previous experience includes as an entrepreneur and operator at early stage companies, Principal at Zone Ventures, an early-stage VC firm in Los Angeles, as a consultant with McKinsey & Co. (focused on technology, retail and healthcare), and as a lawyer with O’Melveny & Myers.
Her non-profit work includes serving on the Board of Sibley Memorial Hospital (a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine) as co-chair of its Investment Committee, Executive Committee of Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation, as well as on the board of IREX, an international non-profit organization focused on promoting lasting change. Previously, she served on the Board and as Board Chair of Global Rights, an international human rights organization.
Howe graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and received her undergraduate degree from Columbia College. Howe gave a TEDx talk on The Gift of Exile in 2016.