Steve Lipner

Steven B. Lipner is Partner Director of Software Security in Trustworthy Computing Security at Microsoft. He is responsible for programs that provide improved product security for Microsoft customers. Lipner leads Microsoft’s Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) team and is responsible for the definition, tools development and company-wide execution of Microsoft’s internal SDL process and for tools and programs that make the SDL available to organizations beyond Microsoft. Lipner is also responsible for Microsoft’s corporate strategies and policies for supply chain security and for strategies related to government security evaluation of Microsoft products.