Yinglian Xie

CEO and Co-Founder, DataVisor

Yinglian Xie is the CEO and co-founder of DataVisor, and a leading expert in the area of Internet security, privacy, distributed systems and networking. Her work focuses on fighting large-scale attacks to online services; she combines parallel-computing techniques, algorithms for mining large datasets, and security-domain knowledge into research aimed at preventing and combating attacks that range from fraudulent online payments, spamming, service-abuse and user-hijacking attacks to search-result poisoning and malvertising. Prior to DataVisor, Yinglian was a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley where she developed a number of groundbreaking technologies designed to secure Microsoft’s consumer-facing web properties. She worked closely with many product groups at Microsoft to implement a series of new techniques still in production today.