Abhilasha Bhargav-Spantzel is a Principal Engineer at Intel, focusing on hardware-based security product architecture. She joined Intel in 2007 after completing her doctorate from Purdue University, where she focused on identity and privacy protection using cryptography and biometrics. Abhilasha drives thought leadership and the future evolution of cyber security platform through innovation, architecture and education. She has given numerous talks at conferences and universities as part of distinguished lecture series and workshops. She has written five book chapters and 30+ ACM and IEEE articles and has 25+ patents. Abhilasha leads multiple diversity and inclusion efforts and actively drives retention and development of women in technology.