Amy Hogan-Burney

Panelist, Disrupt

Amy Hogan-Burney serves as the General Manager and Associate General Counsel in Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs, overseeing the Cybersecurity Policy & Protection (CPP) team at Microsoft. CPP is a  global and multidisciplinary team made up of a diverse group of attorneys, security strategists,  investigators, engineers, and analysts. It encompasses Cybersecurity Policy and Legal Compliance, Digital  Diplomacy, and the Digital Crimes Unit. 

CPP is instrumental in managing compliance with existing cybersecurity regulations while actively shaping  evolving requirements, advocating for digital peace and promoting rules of nation-state conduct in  cyberspace. Through a combination of legal and technical methods, CPP endeavors to disrupt nation-state  actors and cybercriminals. Additionally, through sustained external engagement CPP fosters productive  partnerships with both the public and private sectors to effectively address cybersecurity challenges and  combat cybercrime.  

Prior to her role leading CPP, Ms. Hogan-Burney headed the Digital Crimes Unit and played a pivotal role  during the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, leading the Privacy  Compliance team. Her career at Microsoft began with managing the Law Enforcement and National  Security team, ensuring compliance with legal obligations related to law enforcement and national  security. 

Before transitioning to the private sector, Ms. Hogan-Burney served as an attorney at the U.S. Department  of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. She holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering from the  Catholic University School of Engineering and a Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law at the  Catholic University.