The Hot Seat: Frances Dewing | CEO @ Rubica
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ABOUT THE EVENT
The Fireside Chat
The Hot Seat (Fireside Chat) is a moderated conversation featuring leaders and people of influencers from the business community and public sector. By highlighting stories of success (primarily from women and people of color), this event is designed to be an inspirational, mentorial resource for entrepreneurs and professionals.
About Your Guest:
Rubica is the only solution powerful enough to protect a world-class corporation but designed specifically for people: Easy-to-use, respectful of choice and privacy, and built for the practicalities of our modern, mobile, remote-working lives.
Frances believes that diversity, equity and inclusion must be core to any cybersecurity business that wants to innovate and stay ahead of emerging threats and, as such, DEI is a core part of Rubica’s DNA as a company. Frances regularly consults to boards, Fortune 100 executives, and high-net-worth private client groups on cybersecurity issues and best practices. Formerly Chief Operating Officer of Concentric Advisors, a consultancy specializing in cyber and physical security for some of the world’s most high-profile figures, Frances was instrumental in developing Concentric’s cybersecurity division and client base in Seattle and Silicon Valley.
Frances is frequently cited in top-tier publications such as Forbes, Financial Times, and Thrive Global and presented at RSA, the largest cyber security conference in the world. Frances is a Washington State attorney with a JD from the University of Washington, and a BA from Loyola Marymount University.
Follow Frances on: LinkedIn
4:15 - 4:45pm: Guests Arrive / Networking
4:45 - 5:30pm: Fireside Chat Discussion
5:30 - 6:00pm: Audience Q&A
About Your Host, Rubelyn Chu:
Rubelyn Chu is the Co-Founder of Access2, a sourcing and staffing marketplace that operates in tandem with community organizations. We help ensure that space is occupied by providing opportunity through events and storytelling through our unique platform, one of them being sports.
Rubelyn is part of the Alumni Advisory Board and Advisee in the Entrepreneurship Program at Northwest University and is a mentor to local high school and college students and in the local startup community. When she isn’t working, she can be found in the gym, going on road trips/traveling or with family and friends.
Follow Rubelyn on: LinkedIn