Alice Rison is the Senior Director of Cloud Safeguarding within the Cyber Division of Capital One. Her career has spanned the fields of information security, cloud computing, software development, blockchain and entrepreneurship. Rison has deep cloud computing experience, with prior roles both at Microsoft Azure and AWS. Prior to working in the cloud space, she supported the public sector as a federal employee at TSA and as the owner of a small IT security consulting firm supporting various government agencies. Rison is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in mathematics with a focus in physics. She has acted as a cyber-chair in the IEEE International Conference on Big Data and has supported NIST working groups in blockchain and cloud computing.