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Nicole Darden Ford


Nicole Darden Ford
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We rolled out global remote access in nine days based on a zero trust architecture, which was critical at the outset of the pandemic lockdowns.
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Transformation Journey

For more than 20 years, Nicole Ford has led enterprise information technology and security programs that protect the business and users. As CISO, Nicole oversees Nordstrom's cyber posture and supports digital initiatives in a cloud-first world.

Lessons Learned

As leaders, we must act as chief change agents. Communicate the value proposition early on with key stakeholders. The problem you’re solving for must be easily understood. That will lead to faster adoption.


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