Summer 2020 MICS Capstone Project Judges

Royal Hansen

Royal Hansen is vice president of security at Google, where he is responsible for driving overall information security strategy for the company’s technical infrastructure which serves billions of end-user consumers and enterprise customers.

Prior to joining Google, Royal was the executive vice president of enterprise IT risk and information security at American Express, responsible for solutions protecting the security and integrity of the company’s technology systems and the customer, business and employee information they processed. Before American Express, Royal served as managing director of technology risk and global head of application security for data risk and business continuity planning at Goldman Sachs. Royal was also previously at Morgan Stanley and Fidelity Investments, where he managed enterprise IT risk, application security, and disaster recovery.

Royal began his career as a software developer for Sapient before building a cybersecurity practice in the financial services industry at @stake, which was acquired by Symantec. Royal holds a B.A. in computer science from Yale University. He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in information sciences and Arabic language study, which he completed at the United Arab Emirates University.

Min-Hwei Liu

Min-Hwei has over 24 years of risk management related experience with Aetna and CVS Health. She joined the Global Security Organization close to 4 years ago and has been recently appointed to lead the data protection and enablement program at CVS Health. Prior to this Min-Hwei ran the Security Risk Management Function (SRM), Security Risk Advisory (SRA), eDiscovery and the Adaptive Enablement (AE) program. The AE Program is a host of unconventional controls and techniques using conventional tools such as DLP, proxy and CASB to reduce risky employee behaviors (email and web) that traditional controls are challenged with.

With the expanded role to include data protection (DP), Min-Hwei will be able to leverage both AE and DP techniques to manage the data security risks. Prior to this, Min-Hwei was the senior director in IT audit leading Aetna’s IT audit operations. Prior roles at Aetna also include head of the Sarbanes Oxley PMO, manager of information security and IT audit experience in both domestic and International. Min-Hwei is a finalist to EWF Women of Influence Award, 2018 and speaker at RSA and H-ISAC.

Katie Moussouris

Katie Moussouris is the founder and CEO of Luta Security, specializing in advising governments and organizations on vulnerability disclosure & handling processes. She created Microsoft’s and the Pentagon’s bug bounty programs and has testified before US Congress as an expert in bug bounties versus extortion in the Uber data breach.

Last updated:

July 30, 2020