Director, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard, USA
Melanie Gersten is a Director on Mastercard’s Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (C&I) team developing cybersecurity services for stakeholders. Her primary focus is on building the threat intelligence capabilities offered by Mastercard. Prior to joining the C&I team, Melanie was on Mastercard’s Account Data Compromise team managing global investigations involving high-profile merchant data breaches. Melanie also previously represented Mastercard at the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance. Melanie graduated from New York University with a MS in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy and from Johns Hopkins University with a BA in Psychology. She holds numerous industry certifications in cybersecurity and fraud.