Dr. Malek Ben Salem is a Technology Research Director at Accenture, where she leads AI Security and Quantum Security. She has over 20 years of experience in the technology and security sectors. Her research lies at the nexus of cybersecurity and AI and focuses on data protection, trustworthy AI, and application security. She advises Fortune 500 organizations on developing and adopting innovative security products and offerings and on achieving real risk reduction.
Dr. Ben Salem is a NewAmerica cybersecurity fellow, a senior IEEE member and an Accenture Certified Senior Technology Architect (STA), She holds a PhD and a MSc in Computer Science from Columbia University and a Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hanover, GERMANY. She also holds a certificate in Technology Strategy from the MIT Sloan School of Business.