Wendi Whitmore is a technical leader with almost 20 years of experience in incident response and data breach investigations. At IBM, Whitmore was instrumental in creating IBM X-Force IRIS which includes the global X-Force Incident Response, Proactive Services, and Threat Intelligence practices. In her role, she leverages people, infrastructure, data and technology to drive the capabilities of detection and defense against targeted threats for global client organizations. Before joining IBM, Whitmore held executive level positions at CrowdStrike and Mandiant, where she was responsible for professional services offerings. Whitmore began her career as a Special Agent conducting computer crime investigations with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.