Young Leader talks about leadership in cyber!

July 11, 2019

Our 2003 Young leader Jennifer Easterly, Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and Global Head of the firm’s Cybersecurity Fusion Center, talks about “Empathy Matters: Leadership in Cyber”.

“Having both served in the U.S. Department of Defense in the post-9/11 era, we’ve found ourselves in far-flung outposts around the world, where Americans and Coalition partners served with courage and at great personal sacrifice, answering a call to duty in service of their nations. In these complex, uncertain, and challenging environments, great leadership is often the differentiator between mission success or failure – life or death – and is largely predicated on the ability to build a high-performing team, one driven by trust and shared purpose, based on what some might find a counterintuitive characteristic in combat leaders: an empathetic understanding and appreciation of backgrounds, experiences, and motivations. (…)”. Read more here.