Blossom Baker has over twenty years of leadership experience in the areas of Cyber Security, Enterprise Modernization, Data and Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Migration, Enterprise Architecture, Organizational Risk Management, IT Governance, Security Policy and Advisory, Program Management, System Engineering, and Integration.
She began her career as a Software Engineer for Lockheed Martin building trajectories to modernize the airspace and integrated security into all phases of the software development life cycle. The advancement of her work led her into leadership roles managing both domestic and international programs. After about 10 years, she began consulting for both public sector and commercial organizations. She later became the Cybersecurity Advisor for the CIO of a leading agency, and participated on Cyber Security and National Security Council. Currently she serves as Sr. Technology Strategist for Microsoft.
She holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, a Master of Science in Software Engineering from the University of Maryland, and Masters in Executive Global Leadership from Georgetown University, Washington D.C., and completed an executive program on the Intersection of Cybersecurity and Policy from Harvard University.