Samrah Kazmi

Samrah Kazmi

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), RESG

Samrah Kazmi serves as Chief Innovation Officer at RESRG, an innovation advisory firm. She is also an adjunct professor at New York University and The Pratt Institute.

Samrah is a trusted advisor to complex financial institutions, government agencies, higher education, startups, and corporate boards. Her expertise spans a broad range of topics, including Artificial Intelligence, Digital Ethics, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Sustainability, Risk and Regulation.

As part of an elite Risk team, Samrah led the merger of the New York Stock Exchange with InterContinental Exchange and the $200bn Risk Transformation of General Electric. As an entrepreneur, she co-founded Maiden Century, a fintech startup. She is ranked as a Top 100 Global Regtech influencer and received NYC Fintech Women's, Inspiring Fintech Female award.

In addition to degrees in Economics, Journalism, and Business, Samrah also holds certifications in Disruptive Strategy from Harvard, Digital Transformation from UC Berkeley, and Corporate Innovation and Fintech from MIT.