Rick Costanzo


CEO, Rank Software

Rick Costanzo is CEO of Rank Software, an AI security platform provider.

With more than 25 years in senior management roles at RIM/BlackBerry, AT&T, SAP, and Kodak Alaris, Rick is an experienced business leader and global technology executive with a proven track record in start-ups, business transformation and scaling business operations. As President & GM of Kodak Alaris Information Management, Rick successfully returned the business to the leadership position in its core market while undertaking extensive business transformation and achieving double digit earnings growth.  

As EVP and General Manager of SAP Telco Industry and HCP/Mobile Solutions, Rick led an integrated global team of sales, services, enablement, and solutions management experts across the SAP portfolio for the fast growth telecommunications industry and HANA Cloud Platform solutions. Rick built BlackBerry’s business in Europe and in Latin America from the ground up and achieved triple digit percentage - billion dollar+ - revenue growth during his time with the company. 

He holds an honors degree from the University of Toronto, is a member of the Institute of Directors for the United Kingdom, and is an inventor. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for Logisense. Rick speaks fluent Italian, Spanish, French, and English.

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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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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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Sam Curcuruto


Head of Product Marketing, RiskIQ

Sam Curcuruto drives efforts centered around RiskIQ's platform and product offerings for Digital Threat Management. RiskIQ is nimble, fast-paced startup, and he is in charge of sales enablement, content creation, presentations, case studies, corporate messaging, and its buyer journey. He is also responsible for product and feature release coordination, go-to-market and launch strategy, and analyst relations.


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Sean Coons


 The Academy Column Editor at ITSPmagazine

Sean Coons is the Column Editor for The Academy on ITSPmagazine. A long-time educator in both public and private institutions, Sean enjoys awakening the minds of students to creativity, determination, and hope. His own creative pursuits have led to extensive work as a professional musician and writer, with articles appearing in The Atlantic and Salon.


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Tom Caldwell


Sr. Director, Software Development, Webroot

A veteran of Cisco and Microsoft, Tom has deep expertise in delivering Cloud-based software products and large scale software systems to large enterprise and service providers. Tom was the founder of CyberFlow Analytics, a Cyber Security and big data analytics company that was acquired by Webroot in 2016. Prior to that, Tom was President of LonoCloud, a Cloud PaaS startup focused on resilient multi-cloud architectures. With a MS in computer science, he has more than 20 years in security and software engineering.


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Summer Craze Fowler


Technical Director, CERT Program at Carnegie Mellon

Summer Fowler is the Technical Director of the CERT Cybersecurity Risk & Resilience Directorate in the CERT Program at Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Software Engineering Institute (SEI). Summer is responsible for executing the strategic plan for a research portfolio focused on improving the security and resilience of organizational assets, including people, information, technology, facilities, and infrastructures. Summer has 16 years of experience in software and systems engineering, particularly in software development and systems engineering. Prior to joining the SEI, Summer was a Technical Member at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and a software engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation. Summer holds a BS degree in Computer Science and a MS degree in Information Science/Telecommunications from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of the CMU Tepper School Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women, and she is a Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute. Summer teaches two graduate level courses on Information Technology Project Management and Cybersecurity Policy at the CMU Heinz School. She is also the Technical Sponsor of the CISO Executive Certificate Program, and the lead for Cyburgh, PA – an initiative to bring recognition to Pittsburgh as a leader in cybersecurity.


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Steve Cochran


CEO for STEALTHbits Technologies

Steve Cochran is the CEO for STEALTHbits Technologies. He has served as CEO since his founding of the company in 2001. Steve has guided the organization from its inception to eleven consecutive years of profitability and growth.

He has had a successful 20-year career in the software industry, holding senior management positions and leading the Change Management business unit at Quest Software prior to founding STEALTHbits. Steve was also instrumental in the success and growth of Quest Software; an organization of less than 100 employees when he began.


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Roland Cloutier


Staff VP, Chief Security Officer at ADP

As Staff Vice President and Chief Security Officer of ADP, Roland Cloutier brings an unprecedented understanding and knowledge of global protection and security leadership to one of the world's largest providers of human capital management solutions. With over 25 years of experience in the military, law enforcement, and commercial sector, Roland is one of today’s leading experts in corporate and enterprise security, cyber-defense program development, and business operations protection.

At ADP, a global provider of comprehensive payroll services and human resources management solutions, Roland has functional and operational responsibility for cyber, information protection, operational risk, workforce protection, crisis management, and investigative and protective security operations worldwide.

Prior to ADP, Roland served as Vice President and CSO of EMC, was a United States Air Force Combat Security Specialist, and an Aerospace Protection and Anti-Terrorism Specialist for the Department of Defense. He also specialized in fraud and healthcare crime as part of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Roland continues to lead by example in the development of the security industry through practitioner excellence.  He was most recently honored as the RSA Conference 2016’s Excellence in the Field of Information Security Award Winner.  He was also named the #1 Security Executive of the Year by ExecRank, Tech Exec Networks' Information Security Executive of the Year, and one of the Most Influential People in Security by Security Magazine.

Paving the way for the world’s next generation of security leaders, Roland is also the distinguished author of his book, ‘Becoming a Global Chief Security Executive Officer’ where he shares his expertise on how to advance the practice of security executive management, security program architecture and how to effectively plan for the future demands of leadership in global security.

Roland is a member of the Executive Security Action Forum, The Security World 50, and serves on the Board of Directors Cyber Subcommittee for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, the Board of The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP), and the Board of The National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance (NCFTA).   As a U.S. Air Force veteran, he takes the time to give back and volunteer for veteran organizations such as the American Legion, 100 Nights of Remembrance and serves as executive sponsor for the ADP National Employee Veteran Council. 


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Robert Capps


VP of Business Development, NuData Security

Robert Capps is the vice president of Business Development for NuData Security. He is a recognized technologist, thought leader and advisor with more than 20 years of experience in the design, management and protection of complex information systems – leveraging people, process and technology to counter cyber risks.


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Rob Clyde


Vice-Chair, ISACA’s Board of Directors, & Managing Director of Clyde Consulting LLC

Rob Clyde is vice-chair of ISACA’s Board of Directors and the Managing Director of Clyde Consulting LLC, an executive advisory firm. He is also the Executive Chair for White Cloud Security. He recently served as CEO of Adaptive Computing, which provides workload management software for some of the world’s largest cloud, HPC and big data environments. He was CTO at Symantec and co-founder of Axent Technologies. Credited with creating the first commercial intrusion detection system, he has been a cybersecurity expert for over three decades. He serves as an executive advisor to BullGuard Software and HyTrust. He holds ISACA’s CISM certification and is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. He received both the John Kuyer “Best Speaker” and Wasserman awards from ISACA.


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Paul Calatayud


CTO, FireMon

Paul Calatayud is a technology and cyber executive with 17 years of experience ranging from Fortune 20 to start-up organizations across retail, healthcare, defense, military, medical device, cloud/saas, and banking.  He also has leadership and SME experience managing compliance and regulation programs.


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Marco Ciappelli


Co-founder, Creative Director, ITSPmagazine

Marco Ciappelli is the co-founder and Creative Director at ITSPmagazine. Upon completing his PhD in Political Science with a Specialization in Sociology of Communication at the University of Florence Cesare Alfieri, Marco started working in branding, marketing and advertising. Since his move to Los Angeles in 2000, he has been consulting for online brands across a wide variety of industries. 

With the advent and evolution of Social Media, Online Marketing, IoT the jobs became much more exciting, and interesting – not only for the new marketing opportunities that it created, but also for the strong, direct impact that technology started to have on individuals, business and society; the sociological and psychological repercussions on our way of life, and the inevitable connection with information security and data privacy. 

Marco thought that a platform to allow and drive conversations outside the realm of the traditional tech to tech talk was needed.

His goal with ITSPmagazine is to tell meaningful stories at the intersection of technology, cybersecurity, and society; and when possible, to have a positive impact on people’s life and our society as a whole.

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Lisa Chu


Roaming Illustrator Reporter, ITSPmagazine

Lisa is an artist, illustrator and visual storyteller currently based in Half Moon Bay, California. She was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, and educated at Harvard University (A.B. in Biochemical Sciences) and at University of Michigan Medical School (M.D.). After realizing that medicine was not her passion, and life is too short and too good, she embarked on the adventure of learning new things. That list of things has included time as a junior partner in a venture capital firm, moving to California to start and grow a violin school in Silicon Valley, training as a life coach and sound healer, traveling to Bali, Laos, and Thailand to study bodywork, working briefly at REI and on an organic farm, and switching from lifelong classical music training to improvisation as part of an acoustic rock duo, performing live in a variety of public venues. Lisa most enjoys her work as a storyteller and listener, as it allows her the most freedom to express in words and images what she observes and experiences in the wide, colorful world. She also likes hiking, backpacking, biking, and backyard chickens.


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Heather Corallo


Heather Corallo, Owner, CTO2

Heather Corallo has played a part in the growth strategies of several of the largest startup success stories. Over the last dozen years she’s led talent strategies for international financial services, e-commerce and technology companies. She owns CTO2, a company that re-engineers cultures to create the highest levels of engagement and empowerment where employees can do their best creative work.


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Grant Courville


Senior Director, Product Management, BlackBerry QNX

Grant Courville is the Senior Director, Product Management at BlackBerry QNX. Grant is responsible for managing the company's global product strategy for the automotive and general embedded markets. In Grant's 20+ years with BlackBerry QNX, he has held a wide range of roles, from software development to leadership positions in engineering, marketing and sales. Grant's BlackBerry QNX experience is complemented by senior leadership roles with Curtiss-Wright Controls and Tilcon Software.


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Gail Coury


VP of Risk Management for Managed Cloud Services, Oracle

Gail Coury, CISA, CISM, CISSP, member of ISACA’s Women’s Leadership Council and vice president of risk management for Managed Cloud Services at Oracle, has 20+ years’ experience in information security. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Management Science and Computer Science from Clarke University and is an alumnus of the Stanford Executive Program of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. She leads the risk management function for Oracle’s Managed Cloud Services, which includes Security Strategy, Security Solutions, Operational Compliance, Customer Security Services, Audit Compliance, and Delivery Assurance.


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Carmine Clementelli


Manager, PFU Systems, Inc.

Carmine Clementelli is a security expert and Manager with PFU Systems, Inc. -- a Fujitsu Company. Clementelli and his team help integrators and enterprises in sectors such as healthcare, government, banking/finance and education to secure their networks, data and critical information assets.  He has previously served as Network Security Product Manager with Fujitsu, Product Manager with Datalogic and Software Consultant. He holds a Master of Science (M.S.), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Bologna.


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Bill Cheswick


Visiting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania

Bill Cheswick is a computer security and networking researcher with over 40 years of experience.  His early works were in firewalls, network perimeter defenses, and honeypots. He is also the one who coined the words "proxy" and "jail" in their current Internet meanings and is the co-author of the first full book on Internet security.  Bill is a world-wide speaker and is currently a visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania.


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