General Manager Engineering, Customer Security & Trust
Valecia Maclin joined Microsoft in July 2018 as General Manager Engineering, Customer Security and Trust. Maclin is responsible for advancing customers’ trust in Microsoft products and services through the provision of engineering solutions to Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit, Law Enforcement and National Security Programs, Government Security Program, and corporate wide security development lifecycle governance.
Prior to Microsoft, Maclin spent 26 years working in the federal government sector where she led large mission critical programs in cybersecurity and national security in support of multiple intelligence agencies, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and several federal civilian agencies.
Maclin is a transformative leader who is passionate about building the next generation of technology leaders and invests her personal time in STEM initiatives as well as diversity and inclusion in technology. She graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Material Science and also earned a Master’s in Technology Management from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. Additionally, Maclin holds PMP, CISSP, ISSMP, GSLC, ITIL, Six Sigma, and Agile SCRUM Master certifications.