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Lisa Ventura – Biography
Lisa Ventura’s is an award-winning cyber security and content marketing consultant whose career spans over 23 years in cyber security, technology, data/analytics, software, artificial intelligence, machine learning, IT and more. She entered the cyber security industry in 2009 when she became the Chief Operations Officer/PR & Marketing Director at Titania Ltd, a leading cyber security software development company in the UK.
During her time at Titania she saw the company grow from a tiny start-up to a successful small business with members of staff, offices and a network of distributors and resellers globally. Since her time at there Lisa has utilised her expertise in cyber security in many other organisations including BT when she worked on their Assure Cyber product.
Lisa is a published author and has recently contributed articles to Counter Terror Business Magazine, Government Europa Magazine and the BPMA Magazine amongst others. She is currently working on a book entitled “The Rise of the Cyber Woman”, which is a collection of interviews and accounts from some of the most inspiring women in the cyber security industry today.
She also has other books in the pipeline including one called “Picking Apart The Threads: How One Docu-Film About Nuclear War Influenced a Cold-War Generation“, which was conceived through her strong interest in all things related to nuclear war.
As the Founder and CEO of the UK Cyber Security Association, Lisa is in high demand for her expertise in cyber security. The UK Cyber Security Association is the UK’s first dedicated membership association solely for individuals and organisations who actively work in the cyber security industry. The Association will launch in 2019 and Lisa is already gaining bookings and interest as a panellist and keynote speaker at various conferences and events.
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Hi, I’m Lisa Ventura (MCIPR)
I’ve been writing ever since I was old enough to pick up a pen and put it to paper. These days I still write, but I put my fingers to the keyboard and type away furiously!
My career spans over 23 years in cyber security, technology, data, artificial intelligence, IT and business which coined me the nickname of “Cyber Geek Girl” when I was PR & Marketing Director at Titania Ltd from 2009 to 2012, and it is also the name of one of my blog sites.
I’m passionate about business, philanthropy and helping others. My writing and blogs are geared towards awareness raising of key topics and subjects that I have first hand experience.
In the early part of my career I spent seven years working with Chris Tarrant, the presenter of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” at his management company where I saw his career go from strength to strength when the series became a huge success.
The show was not just a huge hit here in the UK (it was regularly beating EastEnders in the ratings at one point and was the must-see quiz show of the late 1990’s) but globally too.
During this time I was involved in the launch of the Worcester Three Choirs Festival Fringe which first took place in 1999, and was the precursor to the now popular Worcester Festival where I live. It was this that sparked off my passion for festivals and live events.
Once I got the “bug” for festivals and events I was Chairman of the Worcester Music Festival from 2007 to 2009, and saw it grow from an idea to a full-scale event across the city of Worcester.
From this success I founded the Worcestershire Literary Festival in 2010. The first festival ran in 2011 and had over 100 events across the county of Worcestershire and it attracted high profile authors such as Sebastian Peake and Lucy Worlsley – the BBC TV presenter, historian and author.
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What past achievements are you all most proud of? Here is one of mine.....#ThrowbackThursday to 1997, and to when I was I was working at Chris Tarrant’s management company, and Chris of course was the host/presenter of the iconic gameshow “Who Wants To Be A...