Wafaa Mamilli Discusses Cultural Differences in Technology Management

Wafaa Mamilli

Wafaa Mamilli

Wafaa Mamilli is Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Eli Lilly and Company where she leads a global, enterprise-wide information and product security organization. She started her career consulting in Paris prior to joining Lilly France in 1995. Before being named CISO, Mamilli held several international leadership responsibilities across Lilly, including a stint as information officer of their diabetes division.

Born and raised in Morocco, Mamilli also lived in the UK, France, and the Middle East before relocating to Indianapolis, Indiana in 2008. She holds a master’s in computer science from INSEA in Rabat, Morocco. She holds another master’s in Business Applications of Information and Technology from Université Rennes 2 in Rennes, France. Additionally, Mamilli holds a General Management Certificate from the London Business School. Most recently, in 2015, she graduated from the Harvard Business School Advanced Management program.

Listen as host Gary McGraw and Mamilli cover cultural differences in technology management, CISO education, organizational hierarchy, and more.