Phillip Simpson

Phillip Simpson
Principal Security Strategy

About Phillip:

Phillip is a Principal Strategist at AWS’s Partner Organization focused on cyber security. With over 20 years of cyber security experience, Phillip is currently redefining how security influences procurement. At AWS, he led the creation of AWS services like AWS 3rd Party Managed WAF Rules and AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights. These services enable customers to procure, provision and configure best-in-class partner security software in a fraction of the time it previously took. Prior to AWS, Phillip led cloud strategy at SecureWorks having previously launched and led the Asia-Pacific region for the company while based in Sydney. He has spoken extensively at cyber security industry events like RSA, AWS re:Inforce and Gartner’s Security & Risk Management Summits. In his spare time, Phillip is an avid traveler and has travelled to almost 100 countries. In many of these countries, he has used his technical skills to improve the local’s lives by helping provide low-cost internet access and refurbishing laptops for local schoolchildren.