Scott BorgDirector and Chief Economist, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit
Scott Borg is the Director of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, an independent, nonprofit research institute that investigates the strategic and economic consequences of cyberattacks. Widely recognized as the leading authority on the economics of cybersecurity, Borg is responsible for many of the concepts currently used to analyze the implications of cyberattacks in business contexts. His record for anticipating new cybersecurity developments since 2002 is probably unequaled. His technical contributions have included work on the techniques for hiding and finding malware. He comments for NBC, CNN, the BBC, NPR and other broadcast media, served on the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency, and has lectured at Harvard, Yale, Columbia and other leading universities.
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.
Mike GentileAuthor, CISO Handbook
Mike Gentile has been building information security programs for more than 20 Years. He has built, in a full-time or consulting role more than 100+ information security programs across every industry in both private and public environments. His first book, the CISO Handbook, was one of the first published works to provide a step-by-step methodical approach to building a security program. This methodology is used as courseware in many advanced teaching organizations on security leadership and has been implemented in thousands of organizations around the world.
Deepak KolingivadiGroup Product Manager, Bitdefender
Deepak Kolingivadi is the Group Product Manager for the Advanced Threat Defense portfolio of products at Bitdefender’s Enterprise Solutions Group. He is responsible for formulating the strategy and roadmap for Bitdefender’s enterprise endpoint security solutions. Kolingivadi has spent the last 15 years in the field of Cybersecurity. He has extensive experience in strategic development, roadmap creation, and the management of relationships with strategic partners, CxOs, and teams of developers.
Joe SykoraVP Channel Sales, North America, Fortinet
Joe Sykora is the Vice President of Americas Channels and Enhanced Technologies for Fortinet, Inc. (FTNT), and is responsible for overseeing a channel organization of over 7,400 Americas partners as well as Fortinet's channel sales strategy. Joe and his team work closely with Fortinet’s partners and their mid-enterprise customers to protect themselves from the ever-evolving threat landscape. Joe has over 30 years in IT security, in both the manufacturing sector and as a solution provider, helping customers focus on business priorities while keeping their networks secure.