Ari Vared


Senior Director of Product, CyberPolicy

Ari Vared is the Senior Director of Product at San Francisco-based CyberPolicy, which provides small businesses with the cybersecurity advice, tools, and insights they need to protect their data, operations and reputation. A wholly-owned subsidiary of CoverHound Inc., CyberPolicy is the world’s first and only comparison site for cyber insurance, helping companies plan, prevent, and insure against today’s modern threats.

Ari has spent over a decade helping small businesses sharpen their product, strategy and operations to increase growth and partnership opportunities. His passion for SMBs and expertise in cybersecurity and cyber insurance enable him to provide comprehensive insights for SMBs who are often underserved and most vulnerable to data breaches and cyber attacks.


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Frédéric Vezon


Co-founder, ASPertise

Frédéric Vezon is President and co-founder of ASPertise. After graduating from higher education establishments ("Grandes écoles"), he held several management positions in major French banking groups and Canadian investment funds. Frédéric has gained extensive experience internationally and has created several technology companies in France, the United States and Canada.

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Adam Vincent


CEO and a founder at ThreatConnect

Adam is an information security expert and is currently the CEO and a founder at ThreatConnect, Inc. He possesses over a decade of experience in programming, network security, penetration testing, cryptography design & cryptanalysis, identity and access control, and a detailed expertise in information security. The culmination of this knowledge has led to the company’s creation of ThreatConnect, the first-of-its-kind threat intelligence platform. He currently serves as an advisor to multiple security-focused organizations and has provided consultation to numerous businesses ranging from start-ups to governments, Fortune 500 organizations, and top financial institutions. Adam holds an MS in computer science with graduate certifications in computer security and information assurance from George Washington University.


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Samuel S. Visner


Senior Vice President, General Manager, Cybersecurity and Resilience, ICF International

Samuel S. Visner is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Services - Science and Technology in International Affairs. He is also Senior Vice President/General Manager, Cybersecurity and Resilience at ICF International. Visner has also served as Chief of Signals Intelligence Programs at the US National Security Agency, as a member of the Defense Science Board's Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Task Force, and as a consultant to the President's Commission on the Capabilities of the Intelligence Community Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction.


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David Vergara


Head of Global Product Marketing, Vasco Data Security

Global technology marketing executive, data-driven strategist, angel investor and product innovator. As VASCO’s Head of Global Product Marketing, propels dynamic growth through a new and focused go-to-market (GTM) strategy and execution, product requirements, competitive market analysis and positioning, and market strategy and alignment. Drives collaboration among a global team of senior product marketers, writers, and creative associates, to implement new product stage-gate processes, product launch processes, online/web strategies and asset plans.


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Arun Vishwanath


Associate Professor of Communication, University At Buffalo

Arun Vishwanath, Ph.D., MBA, is Associate Professor of Communication at the University at Buffalo and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

His research on the “people problems” of cyber security has been presented at leading outlets from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab to the U.S. Army Cyber Institute at West Point. He has authored more than two-dozen peer reviewed research papers on the science of cyber security and is a frequent CNN opinion contributor. His work has been cited in leading outlets from Scientific American to Wired Magazine.


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