Chief Operating Officer / Co-Founder
Tanya, a highly motivated program manager with over 17 years of experience in executing high-risk, high-budget projects and product operations. She began her career as a product manager at Skyhook Wireless in 2007 and quickly gained a portfolio of over 30 digital projects, including leading digital companies such as Skype, Huffington Post, Toyota R&D, and more. Tanya is a certified Scrum Master and PRINCE2 practitioner who specializes in research and financial management of digital transformation, safety and security projects. Currently, Tanya is the co-founder and senior program director in the portfolio management office at EdgeDefence, a cybersecurity company she created with partners who share her passion for making an impact. Her involvement allows the company to deliver first-rate cybersecurity consulting services in software security, cybersecurity awareness, cybersecurity strategy, and security investment. Tanya is a collaborative leader, disciplined root cause investigator, and analytical problem solver who seeks harmony and enforces consistency. At EdgeDefence, Tanya is responsible for the company's growth and customer experience. Her unique skill set is mission-oriented and focused on the success of the team. The core of EdgeDefence's mission is to ensure that innovative businesses generate value for society. The company offers services in SD-WAN, compliance (ISO/27001, ISO/9001, SOC2, GDPR), engineering/DevOps, and security training. Tanya approaches all scenarios with an open perspective, grounded in patience, respect, and reasonable expectations, while operating with an optimistic can-do attitude.