Stacey Champagne is the Founder & CEO of Hacker in Heels, a company on a mission to increase the number of women in cybersecurity and influence greater societal change. By transferring the skills she developed as a graphic designer to the increasingly important and lucrative field of cybersecurity, Stacey dramatically changed the trajectory of her life. Now she is helping others do the same through her community and programs that help women launch and grow six-figure careers in cybersecurity.
Stacey is a subject matter expert in insider risk management with experience building programs at F100 & F500 companies. She holds multiple certifications including Security+, Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE), and Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM). She earned her MS in Security and Resilience Studies with a focus on Cybersecurity Policy from Northeastern University, a graduate certificate in Cybercrime Investigation and Cybersecurity from Boston University, and will complete her second Master’s in Criminal Justice from Boston University in 2023.
Prior to entering the cybersecurity field, Stacey worked for the US Government Intelligence Community as a Visual Information Specialist. Her designs supported multiple stakeholders, from military leaders and policymakers all the way up to the President of the United States. Her talent in design, business, and innovation was cultivated through completion of a BFA in Graphic Design with a Minor in Business and Undergraduate Certificate in Product Innovation from Virginia Commonwealth University.
ISSA International Events Featuring Stacey Champagne
CISO Executive Forums
No appearances at the CISO Executive Forum (so far).
- WIS: Secrets to Six-Figure Success in Cybersecurity - October 6, 2022