Cristin Goodwin

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General Manager and Associate General Counsel, Digital Security Unit, Microsoft

Cristin Flynn Goodwin is the General Manager and Associate General Counsel of Microsoft’s Digital Security Unit. Cristin leads Microsoft’s efforts to understand and disrupt nation state and advanced actor attacks, and on the legal side, provides a focal point for addressing complex cybersecurity legal problems across Microsoft. She has been a leader at Microsoft in incident response, information sharing, and source code security for over a decade. Cristin joined Microsoft in 2006 as policy counsel in Microsoft’s Washington, DC office. Prior to joining Microsoft, Cristin worked for several telecommunications companies in legal and technical roles. She began her career as a trial lawyer in New York City and worked in the World Trade Center – which cemented her commitment to security for the rest of her career.