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In her current role as CISO for HP, Burkey leads global cybersecurity strategy and transformation, overseeing operations and continuous improvement of the company’s digital security programs globally. She is passionate about increasing diversity within technology and using her decades of experience in security and risk to serve others.
“We are excited to welcome Joanna to the Overstock Board,” said Overstock Chairwoman of the Board,
“I am thrilled to welcome Joanna to the Overstock team,” said Overstock CEO and Board Member
“Overstock is a technology-first company and a trusted brand in the furniture and home furnishings space that I’m very excited to be joining,” said Burkey. “I’m enthusiastic about Overstock’s strong position in the market and look forward to contributing to its continued growth.”
With the addition of Burkey, the Overstock board now has eight members, seven of whom are independent.
Burkey is currently the Chief Information Security Officer at HP, Inc. and has held a variety of roles throughout her career, primarily focusing on cybersecurity, strategy, engineering, and risk. She has been on the front end of transformational change at leading technology companies in the US and
Throughout her career, Burkey has focused on leading functions and organizations that need turnaround and development to function at their best. This has provided multiple opportunities for Joanna to refine her strategic leadership skills to recognize unique situations, design appropriate outcomes, and enable the optimal path forward in each individual circumstance.
Burkey is also a publicly recognized thought leader. She was named one of the Top Global CISOs of 2022 by Cyber Defense Awards and has been published in multiple articles as well as the book Tribe of Hackers: Security Leaders. She has a Computer Science and Mathematics background from both
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Source: Overstock.com, Inc.