Kenesa Ahmad is an attorney and risk advisor, widely recognized as a leading expert in privacy, data protection and information security. In 2017, Kenesa co-founded Aleada, a boutique information privacy and security consulting firm based in San Francisco. She started the company with two fellow co-founders of Women in Security and Privacy (WISP), a non-profit organization established in 2014. Kenesa’s objective with Aleada is to put into practice the WISP mission – to advance women in the converging fields of privacy and security. Aleada has made a commitment to recruit and hire diverse individuals seeking to enter or transition into the privacy field. Aleada specifically focuses on providing career opportunities for individuals re-entering the workforce from caretaking or family rearing roles, second career job seekers, and new graduates.
Kenesa Ahmad is an attorney and risk advisor, widely recognized as a leading expert in privacy, data protection and information security. She is co-founder and partner at Aleada Consulting, a Silicon Valley based business consulting firm, where she advises a diverse portfolio of clients including cloud service providers and financial technology companies, among others. She is also co-founder, board member and the former Chair of Women in Security and Privacy (WISP), and is frequently a featured speaker at industry events around the world.
Elena is a partner and co-founder of Aleada Consulting, a minority and female owned business – one of the first privacy and data protection consulting firms in Silicon Valley. Elena also co-founded a non-profit organization called Women in Security in Privacy to advance women in the fields. She serves as a Board Member for WISP spreading awareness and building champions for women across different industries. Up until recently, she served on the Board of LWT, a non-profit organization that empowers women to grow their knowledge, leadership skills & networks for greater professional & personal impact.