Leigh-Anne Galloway


Cyber Security Resilience Lead, Positive Technologies

Leigh-Anne Galloway is the Cyber Security Resilience Lead at Positive Technologies where she advises organisations on how best to secure their applications and infrastructure against modern threats. Leigh-Anne has chosen to specialise in payment technologies and regularly carries out research in this area.

Leigh-Anne started her career leading investigations into payment card breaches, where she discovered her passion for security advisory. Her keen eye for new technology has led her to work with companies such SilverTail Systems (acquired by EMC) and vArmour where she helped shape the direction of each.


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Steve Grewal


CTO, Cohesity

Steve Grewal is a former deputy CIO at GSA. He also served as a former CIO, CTO and CISO at the US Department of Education. Presently, Steve is CTO at Cohesity, and is a member of the Federal Advisory Board of Exabeam.


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Aaron Guzman


Head of Automotive & IoT, Aon

Aaron Guzman is Head of Automotive & IoT at Aon, as well as OWASP Los Angeles Board Member and Cloud Security Alliance LA/SoCal Board Member.


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Eddie Glenn


Product Marketing Manager, iovation

Eddie Glenn is the Product Marketing Manager at iovation, where he brings more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software from companies such as Rational, IBM, and Wind River. He has a BCSC/EE from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Oregon. From assembly language programming early in his career to product marketing, Eddie has done it all. As an avid home automation/IoT enthusiast and frequent online purchaser, Eddie has a unique passion for making e-transactions safe for online consumers.

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Chris Goettl


Director of Product Management, Security, Ivanti

Chris Goettl is director of product management, security at Ivanti. He is a strong industry voice with over 10 years of experience in supporting, implementing, and training IT Admins on how to implement strong patching processes. He hosts a monthly Patch Tuesday webinar, blogs on vulnerability and related software security topics, and his commentary is often quoted as a security expert in the media.


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Phil Gardner


Founder & CEO, IANS Research

Having built IANS’ end user research offering, Phil Gardner now oversees all strategic and operational decisions at IANS. He began his career in security with seven years with the U.S. Navy as a Strike Fighter Pilot & Ordnance Requirements Officer.

After receiving a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, Phil joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Mergers & Acquisitions and later became an associate with McKinsey & Company in Boston, MA. In 1996, he became one of the founders of Provant, Inc., a publicly traded training company serving the Fortune 1000 and Federal Government. He left Provant in 2000 to launch IANS.

Phil is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Harvard College. He graduated at the top of his class in U.S. Navy Flight School.

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Ed Gorczyca


Chief Compliance Officer, Optimal IdM

Ed Gorczyca has over thirty years of experience in the compliance and IT industry and currently is the Chief Compliance Officer at Optimal IdM, an Identity and Access Management software provider.


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Zoltán Györkő


CEO, Co-Founder, Balabit

Zoltán Györkő, Balabit CEO, co-Founder and a Board Member of Balabit since the company’s founding in 2000, has a deep knowledge of IT security market and has actively contributed to Balabit's global expansion. Györkő received the 2014 Emerging Enterpreneur Award from EY for leading one of the most successful and dynamically growing companies in Easter Europe, and has also been named Info-communications Manager of the Year (the Tibor Gyurós Prize).


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Zenobia Godschalk


 CEO, ZAG Communications

Zenobia Godschalk is the CEO of ZAG Communications, a communications agency serving high-growth technology companies. She was previously a sell-side analyst with Morgan Keegan, where she was a member of The Wall Street Journal’s Top Ranked Software Analyst team. Prior to that, she served as head of corporate communications for Opsware Inc (NASDAQ: OPSW), which was acquired by HP for $1.6B. Zenobia graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Economics, minor in Industrial Engineering. Zenobia serves on the executive team of WIT's 'Girls Get IT' program, and as a ‘Science Cheerleader’ – a volunteer group of current and former NFL and NBA cheerleaders pursuing science and engineering careers and inspiring young women to consider careers in science.


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Vishal Gupta


CEO and founder of Seclore

As CEO and founder of Seclore, Vishal Gupta has lead Seclore from a niche Indian start-up to a global player in the Enterprise Digital Rights Management (EDRM) space, with more than 10 million users from 8,000 companies in 29 countries using the solution every day. Seclore partners with leading Silicon Valley tech giants, including an OEM agreement for Citrix’s ShareFile. Vishal is an IIT Bombay graduate and a specialist in biometric security systems. His ideation in fingerprint imaging led to the development of the core technology behind Herald Logic 2000. The company enjoyed a 220 percent compound annual growth rate, spreading to Singapore, Australia and UK. He has spoken at various industry events including Citrix Synergy 2016 and IBM Insight 2016.


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Ron Green


Executive Vice President, Chief Security Officer at MasterCard

Ron Green is executive vice president and Chief Security Officer for MasterCard. He leads a global team that ensures the safety and security of the MasterCard network, as well as internal and external products and services, including business continuity.

Prior to joining MasterCard, Mr. Green held leading information security positions with Fidelity Information Services (FIS), Blackberry and Bank of America. Mr. Green has extensive experience working with international and federal law enforcement agencies both as a special agent in the United States Secret Service and as an officer in the United States Army.

Mr. Green serves on several advisory councils including the Financial Services/ Information Sharing and Analysis Center and the Overseas Security Advisory Council. Mr. Green holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point; is a graduate of the FBI’s Domestic Security Executive Academy; and holds a graduate certification in Information Assurance from George Washington University.


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Mark Gibbs


Entrepreneur | Journalist | Author | Gearhead

Mark Gibbs has worked in the computer communications and high-tech world for more than 30 years as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, journalist, and consultant. He has co-founded several companies including Novell UK Ltd., and was the creator of the publicly traded Internet audience behavior measurement company, NetRatings Inc. He is the author of four best-selling computer networking book titles and was a syndicated journalist and columnist for 24 years writing for Network World, Computer World, and other IDG publications. 

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Lee Godby


Business Development Manager, Centrify

Lee Godby is Manager of Business Development responsible for building and driving strategic partnerships and relationships within Centrify’s Identity Service. His background is in sales and business development within the technology space.


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Joe Gray


Enterprise Security Consultant. Sword & Shield Enterprise Security

Joe Gray joined the U.S. Navy directly out of High School and served for 7 years as a Submarine Navigation Electronics Technician. Joe is an Enterprise Security Consultant at Sword and Shield Enterprise Security in Knoxville, TN. Joe also maintains his own blog and podcast called Advanced Persistent Security. He is also in the SANS Instructor Development pipeline, teaching SANS Security 504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling. In his spare time, Joe enjoys reading news relevant to information security, blogging, bass fishing, and flying his drone.


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Jeremiah Grossman


Chief of Security Strategy, SentinelOne

Jeremiah’s InfoSec career spans nearly 20 years and has lived a literal lifetime in computer security to become one of the industry’s biggest names. At SentinelOne, Jeremiah is responsible for designing effective defense strategies against ever-evolving attacks including ransomware. Prior to joining, Jeremiah was the Founder & CEO of WhiteHat Security, specializing in website risk management.


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Jason Garbis


Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, ITSPmagazine

Jason Garbis is leading the Cloud Security Alliance initiative applying Software-Defined Perimeter to Infrastructure-as-a-Service environments, and is co-leading the creation of version 2 of the overall Software-Defined Perimeter specification. At Cryptzone he’s Vice President of Products, responsible for the company's product strategy and product management. Garbis has over 25 years of experience at technology vendors, including roles in engineering, professional services, and product management. Garbis holds a CISSP certification, has a BS in Computer Science from Cornell, an MBA from Northeastern, and is also a published author.


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Dr. Uma Gupta


Keynote, Motivational Speaker, Consultant

Dr. Uma Gupta is an entrepreneur, consultant, keynote speaker and Professor of Business at Buffalo State College, New York and specializes in technology, strategy, leadership and entrepreneurship. She holds a PhD in industrial engineering, an MBA from the University of Central Florida, and a graduate degree in mathematics from Stella Maris College, India.

Dr. Gupta was selected as the Top Ten Influential Women in Technology in Houston, Texas, was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Award by the United States government to conduct research and teach at the University of Malta, and has won numerous other awards for community engagement and exemplary leadership contributions.

Uma Gupta is also the Founder and Executive Director of STEM-SMART, a non-profit organization that promotes science and technology careers in the U.S. She has been quoted in Forbes, Reuters and NPR, has published three major textbooks on technology management, edited a book on Artificial Intelligence, and published more than sixty five research papers.

She has a deep love and passion for studying and understanding human nature and decision-making and its influence on our personal and professional lives and incorporates findings from brain research and neuroscience into her talks to help all of us understand why we do what we do and to find ways to tap into our own wisdom.


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Cinthya Grajeda-Mendez


Cinthya Grajeda-Mendez is an undergraduate in Cyber Systems at University of New Haven’s Cyber Forensics Research & Education Group / Lab (UNHcFREG). She spent eight years in the U.S. military and was deployed to Iraq twice, making the rank of sergeant on the second deployment, and is now a full-time student. In her spare time she has an internship at UNHcFREG where she’s working on a study about the availability of datasets in cyber forensics and security. She was born in Guatemala and moved to the U.S. when she was twelve, and will be the first of her family to graduate from university with a bachelor’s degree.

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Chris Gerritz


CEO + Co-Founder, Infocyte

Chris Gerritz is the CEO + Co-Founder of Infocyte, a provider of agentless hunt technology that eradicates malware and persistent threats. Gerritz, a retired Air Force officer and service-disabled veteran, is a pioneer in defensive cyberspace operations having built the U.S. Air Force’s first interactive Defensive Counter Cyberspace (DCC) practice.

From a decade of military service, Gerritz draws on both leadership and deep technical experience serving in various roles such as cryptographic systems maintainer, cyber warfare officer and Air Force pilot.

Prior to co-founding Infocyte, Gerritz served as the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team (AFCERT)’s first Chief of DCC Operations. In this role, he led a team of 28 operators tasked with finding, tracking and neutralizing state-sponsored threats on the Air Force’s $2B, 800K node enterprise network. He conducted and/or oversaw 350+ adversarial hunt, rapid response and threat engagement missions on networks throughout the world.

Gerritz holds a B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Oregon State University.


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Cassio Goldschmidt


CEO and Founder, Visionarus

Cassio Goldschmidt is an internationally recognized information security leader with strong background in both product and program-level security. Outside work, Cassio is known for hiscontributions to Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) , Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode), the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE)/SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security (SANS) Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors, along with contributing to the security education curriculum of numerous universities and industry certifications.

Cassio was one of the three finalist in the first (ISC)² Americas Information Security Leadership (ISLA) Awards 2011 in the Information Security Practitioner category and endowed with the special Community Service Star award during the same occasion. In 2012 Cassio was one of the finalists of the first OWASP Web Application Security Person of the Year (WASPY) Awards. Cassio holds a number of US patents and is an accomplished writer and presenter in the field of application security

Cassio holds a bachelor degree in computer science from Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande Do Sul, a masters degree in software engineering from Santa Clara University, and a masters of business administration from the University of Southern California.


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