Hudson Thrift

Security Operations Lead
Uber
Hudson Thrift leads the Security Operations team at Uber, where he is responsible for strategy, efficiency, and execution across the Engineering Security organization. He is passionate about bringing the world's best security talent together to solve hard problems in new ways, and is enthusiastic by business models that fundamentally disrupt stagnant industries. Prior to Uber, he co-founded and was COO of Kaprica Security, a mobile security company serving large enterprise and government customers, which was acquired by Samsung Electronics in 2016. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and is a member of the school’s renowned Plaid Parliament of Pwning (PPP) hacking team. Outside of work, he is passionate about wine, food, and fantasy audiobooks.