Sailaja Kotra-Turner

Over the course of her 20-year career, Sailaja has managed teams of IT professionals in Operations, Enterprise Applications, and Manufacturing. In the past few years, Sailaja’s leadership has centered around IT Security teams in the areas of Security Engineering, Operations and Strategy, Security Awareness, and Identity Management.

She is currently the Chief Information Security Officer for Brown-Forman and is responsible for design, implementation and maintenance of controls and procedures to ensure the availability, integrity and security for all computer-based systems and networks across all technical platforms.

Sailaja holds a Bachelor of Technology in Computer & Systems Engineering from Andhra University in Visakhapatnam, India, and an MBA from the Cox School of Business (Southern Methodist University).