Monique is a former CTO at Cisco who has worked tirelessly to align technologies to society's needs. Her greatest success has been in infusing a big-picture perspective that helps engineers and business leaders understand how existing and future technologies align with the needs of business, government, non-profits, and society-focused organizations. Monique is President of the VETRI Foundation with a mission to empower people to control their identity and privacy. Monique is President and Co-Founder of the Humanized Internet, a non-profit organization focused on providing digital identity for those individuals most underserved, blockchain is certainly a potential mechanism for this billion people challenge. TEDx Speaker and recognized as Forbes top 50 Women globally in Tech 2018. Monique is also in Women Know Cyber, 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime book, Steve Morgan and Di Freeze.