Angela McKay is Director of Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy in the Global Security Strategy and Diplomacy team at Microsoft. She focuses on driving strategic change, both within Microsoft and externally, to advance trust in the computing ecosystem.
McKay leads Microsoft’s cybersecurity policy work in the U.S. and engages internationally with industry, governments and civil society to improve security and stability of cyberspace for users around the world. McKay combines technical expertise and public policy acumen to develop policies that support development, growth, and innovation, and advance security, privacy, and trust in the Information Age.
McKay serves as Microsoft’s POC for the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), a Presidential advisory committee focused on maintaining secure and resilient communications and as Secretary of the IT Sector Coordinating Council, a public-private partnership between the IT industry and the U.S. Government focusing on critical infrastructure protection and cybersecurity. She also serves on the EastWest Institute Board of Councilors. Prior to joining Microsoft, she worked at Booz Allen Hamilton and BellSouth Communications. McKay holds a Bachelor’s of Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.