Jennifer Taylor is the Chief Product Officer at Cloudflare, a company that provides internet security, performance, and reliability to organizations around the world. She oversees the development of cloud-based solutions for companies of all sizes, from nonprofits to a significant portion of the Fortune 1000.
Jennifer is a strong advocate for inclusion and allyship in the workplace. She is the founder of Proudflare, Cloudflare’s LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Group that supports and celebrates diversity both within and outside the company. As a lesbian woman, she emphasizes the importance of embracing individuality and creating a supportive environment for all employees.
In addition to her leadership at Cloudflare, Jennifer is passionate about mentorship and the challenges faced by women in the tech industry. She believes that women in tech are responsible for inspiring future generations of leaders and provides tips on how organizations can protect themselves from cyberattacks.
This year marks the 8th anniversary of Cloudflare’s Project Galileo, a program that provides free cybersecurity services to public interest groups. The project is crucial to Cloudflare, as they believe cybersecurity is essential to supporting human rights. For example, project Galileo supports LGBTQ+ organizations in the UK, ensuring their websites and helplines remain online and protected from cyberattacks. One such organization Project Galileo supports is Switchboard, one of the UK’s oldest LGBTQ+ helplines, providing a safe and non-judgmental space for those in need.
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