Heather Stratford


 Technology is the Core to our Collective Future


Heather Stratford

Founder & CEO of Stronger International and Drip7

Heather is a thought-leader in the IT Training and Cybersecurity field. Heather keynotes at conferences, universities, and for enterprise clients. She writes on cybersecurity and has
been featured in and written for global organizations including the 2018 G7 Summit held in Canada, FORBES, Washington Examiner, Security Magazine, and Authority Magazine.

Heather regularly speaks about cybersecurity, women in technology, diversity in cybersecurity, creating a cybersecurity culture, privacy regulations, entrepreneurship, shifting cyber regulations, and how to manage cyber risks. In addition to large audiences, she also speaks to and trains Boards of Directors on their cyber risks and educates them on ways to limit their liability. Past customers she has worked with include General Motors, SABIC (Saudi Arabian Oil), Stanford University, and Morgan Stanley.


As a speaker, Heather captivates and holds the audience’s attention while sharing insights and experiences relevant to their lives and professions. She brings a new vision to complicated current events and their potential impacts on business practices.

Heather has led technology teams throughout her career, which spanned the fields of publishing, manufacturing, technology, food services, contractor services, and transportation. 

She specializes in start-ups and young organizations and has launched three of her own national companies: Moxie Marketing, a technology integrator for the Marketing Industry, Stronger International Inc., a Cybersecurity and Technical Training firm, and Drip7, a Microlearning Platform focused on cybersecurity awareness eduction.


Heather is a Tory Burch Fellow and a recipient of a national scholarship from Goldman Sachs for the 10,000 Small Businesses Program. Additionally, she is an alumni of the Babson College Entrepreneurship Program and winner of the Women in Business Leadership Award from Whitworth University. She has also served as a Board Member on the Community Security Coalition, a regional non-profit helping provide cyber and technology education. 

Heather’s educational background includes an MBA in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor’s Degree from Brigham Young University.

Speaking Topics

Cybersecurity & Privacy

Cyber Tsunami

Limiting Risk and understanding Cyber for Boards of Directors 


Entrepreneurship & Women in Tech

FaIling Forward

Taking Risks/Creating Opportunities

Steps for Entrepreneurs

MicroLearning & Training

Behavior Change with microlearning, Keys to cyber education that works

Legislation & Regulation in the Cybersecurity Sector

A paradigm shift is required for the whole organization. Every part of the organization contributes to its success or failure. Creating a security culture is not a one-time event, it is a new way of talking and acting.


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