James CabeArchitect and Consulting Systems Engineer, Fortinet
James Cabe spent the early years of his career in Cambridge MA working for BBN Planet (Autonomous System 1 on the internet). In 2000, he set course for New York and private network consulting for data security for legal firms, commodities trading networks and large global retail. After 2003, Oil and Gas operations in deep water and international made up the better part of the next decade. In 2010 James began working for Fortinet as a Subject Matter Expert and Evangelist for mega-corporation security architecture, encryption, and next generation security. James currently is speaker at Blackhat conferences, security architect for global scale networks, and evangelist for security and threat intelligence.
David CarterDirector - Technical Solutions, Encore Technology Group
David Carter has been working in the IT Industry for more than 20 years holding positions from designing software, to constructing data centers, building teams and managing digital transformations. He’s worked within Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, R&D, manufacturing and in the government and education sectors. In his current role, Carter is responsible for the success of Encore’s Enboard security and identity platform.
Drew CataldoVice President, IT Services Enterprise Accounts, All Covered, IT Services from Konica Minolta
Drew Cataldo serves as All Covered’s Vice President of IT Services Enterprise Accounts. With over two decades of sales and sales management experience, Mr. Cataldo leads the organization’s enterprise sales efforts, as well as All Covered’s Reseller Program for Independent Dealers, leveraging his background in IT Technology, Services and Business Solutions Sales.
Prior to joining All Covered, Mr. Cataldo held sales leadership positions with business equipment manufacturers and IT hardware resellers such as Ricoh, Xerox, and OfficeMax. Mr. Cataldo holds a B.S. degree in Public Administration from Grand Valley State University in Michigan and has completed a multitude of Management and Sales training courses from facilitators such as Speak Easy, Franklin Covey Seminars, Sandler Sales Training, Brian Tracy, Tony Parinello, Fred Prior Seminars, and holds certifications in ITIL v3 and CCSA Cybersecurity.
Michael ChunnSenior IT Manager, IT Security, Gesa Credit Union
Michael is the Sr. IT Manager / End User Technologies and Project Management for Gesa Credit Union. In his position, Michael is responsible for IT Security, corporate and branch computing environments, data center and telephony operations as well as large projects for the IT Department. Michael joined Gesa in 2012 as Project Manager – IT where he was tasked with providing project management oversight for Gesa’s core Credit Union software conversion. Prior to Gesa, Michael has worked for multiple organizations in varying roles, working both as an individual contributor and in management where he has been responsible for everything from implementing enterprise security patching policies and procedures to managing telephony infrastructure and data center operations at a nuclear facility.
Michael earned an undergraduate degrees in Finance, Operations and Information Technology from Pacific Lutheran University and a MBA in Technology and Innovation Management from Pacific Lutheran University as well as Post-Graduate Certificates in Management and Leadership, Technology, Operations and Value Chain Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.
Additionally, Michael is the co-owner of Die Empty CrossFit and an NCAA basketball official.
Harold CollumExecutive Director, Cyber Future Foundation
A Dallas, Texas native, Harold Collum is the CEO of U.S. Data Mining, providing Environmental, Health and Safety, and Risk Management database products and services to a wide range of government and corporate clients, and is the President and Founder of Health Care Cyber Defense, a start-up providing data security and secure communications for hospitals and health care organizations. Past experience has included consulting for major hospital systems, as well as large public health care institutions. Mr. Collum also serves on the Board of Directors of the Cloud Security Alliance–NT, and is their Marketing Director. CSA is a non-profit organization with over 48,000 individual members worldwide.
David DampierProfessor and Interim Department Chair, Information Systems and Cyber Security, University of Texas, San Antonio
Dr. Dave Dampier is Interim Chair and Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security at the University of Texas at San Antonio. In that position, he serves as the principal administrator for the #1 cyber security education program in the country. Prior to joining U.T. San Antonio, Dr. Dampier served as the Director of the Distributed Analytics and Security Institute at Mississippi State University, where he was the university lead for education and research in cyber security. Dr. Dampier spent over 17 years on the faculty of MSU He has over 70 peer reviewed papers to his credit, and has served as PI or Co-PI on 40 different grants and contracts from a variety of sources, including DOD, DOE, DOJ, NSF, and Industry. Prior to joining MSU, Dr. Dampier spent 20 years active duty as an Army Automation Officer. He has a B.S. Degree in Mathematics from the University of Texas at El Paso, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Naval Postgraduate School. His research interests are in Cyber Security, Digital Forensics and Software Engineering.
Christina FoleyVP of Worldwide Commercial Sales, FireEye
Christina Foley is a 15 year high tech veteran who joined FireEye 5.5 years ago after previous senior management roles in commercial sales at Cisco and IronPort Systems. As VP for WW Commercial Sales, Christina is driving the need to expand FireEye's Commercial offerings from a traditionally Enterprise focused company. She is a key contributor in driving the development of a segmented version of the company's core offerings that are more suitable for the midmarket space, notably FireEye Helix and endpoint offerings. Christina is actively engaging her team to sell FireEye's newest solutions, which are critical to solving security problems for midmarket companies.
Erik JarlstromDirector, Strategic Business Development, Data Security Group, Informatica
Erik Jarlstrom is a security domain expert in Informatica’s data security group. He has worked in enterprise software and security for more than 20 years, and previously served in senior management roles at security companies such as Dataguise, Applications Security and IBM. Erik earned his B.A. in Finance and Management from Copenhagen Business School. Erik is a co-inventor on United States Patent number 9,268,947 – “Providing a global view of sensitive information across an enterprise."
Joe KusterSecurity Solutions Director, Catapult Systems
Joe Kuster is the Security Solutions Director. He works to bring our customers offerings that connect security and compliance goals to the right solutions while helping monitor, manage, and continuously improve IT security. Previously, Joe was a nationwide Evangelist for Enterprise Mobility and Security and Principal Consultant with Catapult’s System Center practice. He has over 15 years of experience developing and implementing IT solutions, over 10 years of project management experience, and seven years of experience running a startup.
Marc LaliberteInformation Security Analyst, WatchGuard Technologies
Marc Lalibert is an Information Security Threat Analyst at WatchGuard Technologies. Marc joined the WatchGuard team in 2012. Specializing in networking security technologies, Marc’s responsibilities include researching and reporting on modern information security trends. With speaking appearances and regular contributions to online IT publications, Marc is a thought leader providing security guidance to all levels of IT personnel.
Mike OlsenConsulting Engineer, FireEye
As a technical sales leader for the past 19 years, Mike Olsen has earned the ability to win the trust and respect of key customers and stakeholders through integrity and hard work. Fueled by a passion for driving business value through innovative sales strategies, Olsen offers a rich history of securing high-value contracts with new and existing customers in the identity, authentication and cyber security markets.
Having served in sales engineering and technical enablement management roles for Symantec, VeriSign and other industry leaders, he has a proven talent for bridging the gap between technical value and business goals with a positive, customer-focused approach that enables clients to get the most out of next-generation security technologies while generating higher revenues for his customers.