Alex is the VP of Identity Security at Microsoft. Billions of users sign into millions of apps every day on our identity platforms; the Identity Security team protects them from unauthorized access, account takeover, and abuse. If you sign into Xbox, Skype, Outlook, Office 365, Azure, our B2C sites or organizations using Azure AD, we’re the team standing between you and the hackers. In addition to detection, investigation and response, ISP delivers Azure AD Identity Protection, Conditional Access, Multi-Factor-Authentication, the Microsoft Authenticator app, as well as a host of enterprise and consumer account defense systems and platform security for identity. Prior to his current role, Alex previously served in a variety of engineering and product management roles on products such as MSN, Visual Studio, Xbox, and Identity related products like AD and FIM. Outside of work, Alex is passionate about interfacing with humans, making stuff, photography, sailing, offroading and music.