Isaac Kohen

 
 

Founder and CEO, Teramind 

Isaac Kohen is the founder and CEO of Teramind, an employee monitoring and insider threat prevention platform that detects, records and prevents malicious user behavior, in addition to helping teams to drive productivity and efficiency.

 
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Neill Feather

 
 

President, SiteLock

Neill Feather is the president of SiteLock, the leading provider of website security solutions for business, where he leads the company's approach to 360-degree domain security by providing industry analysis and utilizing rapidly evolving data sets related to security and hacking trends.

Neill has over 20 years of experience in the technology and systems industry, notably providing technology solutions and industry insights for Johnson & Johnson prior to joining SiteLock. He holds B.S. degrees in Statistics & Information Systems and International Business from the Pennsylvania State University, and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.

 
 

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Jonathan Nguyen-Duy

 
 

VP, Strategic Programs, Fortinet

Jonathan Nguyen-Duy is Vice President, Strategic Programs at Fortinet, where he focuses on emerging technologies and key partnerships. He has unique global government and commercial experience with a deep understanding of threats, technology, compliance and business issues. Previously, Nguyen-Duy was Security CTO at Verizon Global Security Services.

Before joining Verizon, he served with the U.S. Foreign Service, gaining more than 15 years of security and BCDR/COOP experience around the world. Nguyen-Duy holds a BA in International Economics and an MBA in IT Marketing and International Business from the George Washington University.

 
 

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Steve Kelly

 
 

President, Intego

Steve Kelly is President of Intego & Flextivity and has been a visionary leader in the software and technology industry for nearly 25 years with experience in both early phase start-ups and some of the largest public companies. In 1995, Steve was a co-founder at Kaspia Systems (Enterprise Network Management software), which was acquired by Visio in 1998.

At Visio and ultimately Microsoft, he was a leader in defining and developing new enterprise management products and driving simple yet powerful products for IT professionals. At Microsoft, Steve moved to the office of the CTO on the Strategic Prototyping team and helped the CTO illustrate and drive the future of what technology can enable in the everyday world.

Steve joined Pure Networks in 2006 to help drive the adoption of Pure Networks platform technology, and he was a key contributor to the acquisition of Pure Network by Cisco in 2008. At Cisco, Steve was leading the effort in defining consumer networking strategy. He joined Intego in 2011 as Vice President of Engineering prior to assuming the role of President. Steve holds multiple technology patents and has created and shipped multiple consumer and enterprise software products.

 
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Mo Cashman

 
 

Principal Engineer, McAfee

Mo Cashman is a passionate cybersecurity leader. As a principal engineer at McAfee, Mo inspires our next-generation security professionals, helps drive company technical strategy and advises our largest global customers on cybersecurity strategy and business resilience.

Mo’s mission is to change the way we think about, measure and operate security systems. Fueled by that passion and more than 20 years of experience, Mo leads solution architects as well as development efforts in security effectiveness testing, value measurement and integrated security system design. In previous roles at McAfee, Mo was the Chief Security Officer for the Global Public Sector. Prior to joining the company, he led a large computer security incident response team, detecting and responding to sophisticated cyberthreats across the world.

 
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Chris Amery

 
 

Vice President, Axio

Chris Amery is Vice President, Professional & Financial Services for Axio

 
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Dr. Eric Cole

 
 

CEO, Secure Anchor

Dr. Eric Cole is CEO of Secure Anchor, former CTO of McAfee and Lockheed Martin, member of the Commission on Cyber Security for President Obama, the security advisor for Bill Gates and his family, and author of a new book, Online Danger: How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones From the Evil Side of the Internet

 
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Kedar Samant

 
 

Co-founder and CTO, Simility

Kedar Samant is co-founder and CTO of Simility. A fraud detection industry veteran, Samant is responsible for the technology underlying Simility’s algorithm engine and end-to-end enterprise fraud management platform.

Previously, Samant held executive positions in fraud and risk management at Google where he started, grew and led the teams responsible for fighting fraud and abuse on a range of products, including AdWords, AdSense and Commerce. Samant then teamed up with Simility co-founders to bring his fraud-fighting expertise from Google to the enterprise fraud management and authentication space.

In his career, Samant has had positions at Oracle, Citi, Saba and Blueberry Software, Inc. He also holds an MS in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois and a B.E. in Electronics from the University of Mumbai.

 
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Aamir Lakhani

 
 

Global Security Strategist and Lead Researcher, FortiGuard Labs 

Aamir Lakhani is a Global Security Strategist and Lead Researcher for FortiGuard Labs and formulates security strategy. With more than fifteen years of cybersecurity experience, his goal is to make a positive impact towards the global war on cyber-crime and information security. Aamir provides thought leadership to the industry and has presented research and strategy worldwide at premier security conferences. As a cybersecurity expert, his work has included meetings with leading political figures and key policy stakeholders who help define the future of cybersecurity.

 
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Carl Leonard

 
 

Principal Security Analyst, Forcepoint

Carl Leonard is a Principal Security Analyst within Forcepoint’s Security Labs team where he is responsible for enhancing threat protection and threat monitoring technologies, in collaboration with the company’s global Security Labs teams. Focusing on protecting companies against the latest cyberattacks that can lead to data theft, he advises customers on the state of the threat landscape and how to enhance their security posture.

Carl is an active international spokesperson and an expert speaker, regularly contributing to externally facing blogs and research papers. He has over 10 years of experience in the security research arena.

 
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Liviu Arsene

 
 

Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender

Liviu Arsene is a senior e-threat analyst for Bitdefender, with a strong background in security and technology. Reporting on global trends and developments in computer security, he writes about malware outbreaks and security incidents while coordinating with technical and research departments. His passions revolve around innovative technologies and gadgets, focusing on their security applications and long-term strategic impact. When he's not online, he's either taking something apart or putting it back together again. 

 
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Anand Paturi

 
 

Senior Research Scientist, RiskSense

Anand Paturi is Senior Research Scientist at RiskSense, a provider of cybersecurity risk management technology. He is an expert in Web application and database security, risk exposure and threat-centric vulnerability quantification, and enterprise risk analytics. He is also credited with developing one of the first cyber-risk scoring models for computing devices.

 
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Jonathan Langer

 
 

Co-Founder & CEO, Medigate

After 14 exhilarating years of military service in Israeli Defense Intelligence (IDI), Langer made a life-changing decision to seek new adventures in the civilian world. His next adventure was founding a cybersecurity startup. After surveying different civilian sectors in search of a burning cybersecurity problem that he could solve, extensive research, and the massive WannaCry attack wake-up call to the security industry, Medigate was born. Backed by YL Ventures and Blumberg Capital, Medigate provides the industry’s first and leading dedicated medical device security platform, enabling providers to deliver secure, connected care.

 
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Bruce Sparks

 
 

Student, Columbia State Community College

Bruce Sparks recently stopped working to do some soul searching and dive into another career. An InfoSec enthusiast, dreamer, gamer, and former restaurant manager, Bruce hails from Franklin, TN and has chosen to pursue a career in InfoSec. Bruce is currently enrolled in Columbia State Community College

 
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Richard White

 
 

Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Maryland University College

Dr. Richard White is an expert in the fields of cybersecurity infrastructure, remediation, and program development. He is author of Cybercrime: The Madness Behind The Methods. He is course chair for the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program at the University of Maryland University College.

 
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David Balaban

 
 

Editor, Privacy-PC

David Balaban is a computer security researcher with over 15 years of experience in malware analysis and antivirus software evaluation. David runs the Privacy-PC.com project which presents expert opinions on the contemporary information security matters, including social engineering, penetration testing, threat intelligence, online privacy and white hat hacking. As part of his work at Privacy-PC, Mr. Balaban has interviewed such security celebrities as Dave Kennedy, Jay Jacobs and Robert David Steele to get firsthand perspectives on hot InfoSec issues. David has a strong malware troubleshooting background, with the recent focus on ransomware countermeasures.

 
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Gary Weisenborn

 
 

CIO, Vector Solutions

Gary Weisenborn is the Chief Information Officer for Vector Solutions. He is responsible for managing the Company’s technology systems and operations. Weisenborn has several years of leadership experience as a senior IT executive, CIO and head of product development with MCI, Verizon (Bell Atlantic), ADP, Convergys and Syniverse Technologies. He has built and led global multi-cultural software development teams, delivered several large-scale enterprise software initiatives enabling business transformation, executed mergers and acquisitions and managed relationships with major suppliers. Weisenborn also has served on the advisory boards for two consulting and professional services firms along with running his own consultancy group.

 
 

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Jon Loew

 
 

Board Director, AppGuard

Aside from his duties as Board Director of AppGuard, LLC., Jon serves as CEO of KeepTree, Inc. In that capacity, Jon has overseen the development of the web and mobile applications of the KeepTree platform, established partnerships with the National Basketball Association, Sony Corporation, World Wrestling Entertainment, and various parts of the U.S. Military. Jon has also recruited top executives from the United States and Japan to serve as full time executives, Advisory Board Members, and Board Directors.

Jon is also currently the Chairman of Big Media Holdings, LLC, a global producer and distributor of entertainment content providing content to the world’s biggest names in broadcasting – including DirecTV, Sky Broadcasting, Tokyo Broadcasting Systems, Dish Network, Channel 1 Russia, and many others. Big Media produces 4 new television series each year, distributes more than 70 series, and has offices in New York, London, Milan, and Prague.

Jon was the founder and CEO of Defiance Distribution in 2000, sold to Bellrock Media, an Intel Capital portfolio company. Founder and CEO of Consortium Entertainment Management, Inc. in 2000, a company set up to bring professional baseball players from Japan to the U.S. major leagues. Successfully brought Kazuhisa Ishii to the L.A. Dodgers, and Shingo Takatsu to the Chicago White Sox, then helped establish a long term partnership with the largest talent agency in Japan to continue bringing players to the U.S. 

Jon serves on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Institute of National Security Affairs, and is a member of JINSA’s Homeland Security Committee. Jon is also the founder, and Chairman Emeritus of the Fuel For Truth organization, a national Israel advocacy organization recognized by the U.S. congress in 2007. Jon recently joined the Interfaith Board of Governors of the Eagles Wings Ministries. In 2013 Jon founded the 360 Recovery program, designed to help returning U.S. military veterans recover from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Jon graduated from SUNY Buffalo in 1993, and received his Juris Doctorate degree Brooklyn Law School in 1998, and is a member of the New York State Bar.

 
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Constantina Kokenes

 
 

SEO/Content Specialist, Kabbage

Constantina is an SEO & Content Specialist at Kabbage, a fully-automated online lender for small businesses. She holds a Master’s degree from Northwestern University. She has been featured in Huffington Post and Advertising Weekly.

 
 

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Scott Waddell

 
 

CTO, iovation

Scott began his career in information security as a charter member of the Air Force Information Warfare Center, pioneering tools and techniques for automated vulnerability assessment and incident response. He is an innovative technologist and executive with more than 20 years of hands-on leadership experience. His career spans fraud mitigation, computer and network security, critical infrastructure protection, and information warfare. He is also co-inventor on six U.S. patents.

 
 

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