Creative and analytical strategist, Rayna Stamboliyska is an executive focusing on security governance, digital diplomacy, and data protection. Moreover, she is a Digital EU Ambassador for the European Commission.
Rayna is also an Associate Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris and a Board Member of the European Women4Cyber Foundation. She is an Independent Expert and Rapporteur to ENISA’s Ad Hoc WG on Emerging and Future Threats.
An award-winning author for her most recent book “La face cachée d’Internet” (“The hidden face of the Internet”, Larousse-Hachette), she has extensively explored the impact of data and technology in conflict and post-conflict zones in the MENA region, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. As a multilingual, she has consulted for international organizations, private companies, governments, and non-profits. Most recently, she was the VP for Governance and Public Affairs at YesWeHack.
Energetic and passionate, Rayna has grown to become a recognized information security speaker committed to educating those outside the industry on security threats and best practices.