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2020 SYMPOSIUM

Speakers 

2020 Keynote Speakers
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Brian Vecci

Field CTO

As Field CTO at Varonis, Brian supports a wide range of security and technology initiatives by helping Varonis’ customers and partner get the most out of the company’s products. In his 20-year technical career, Brian served as a developer, tech architect, engineer and product manager for companies in financial services, legal, and cybersecurity.Brian joined Varonis in 2010 in technical marketing, led education and development, and now serves as the company’s Field CTO. 

Varonis
 
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Antonio Neri

President & CEO

Antonio Neri is responsible for the development and delivery of enterprise technology solutions and services that help organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. During his more than 25 years at the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Antonio has held numerous leadership positions. 

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Dr. Goh's research interests include humanity’s differentiation as we progress from analytics to inductive machine learning, deductive reasoning, and artificial specific to general intelligence. He continues his studies in human perception for virtual and augmented reality. Dr. Goh was awarded NASA’s Exceptional Technology Achievement Medal.

Dr. Eng Lim Goh, PhD

SVP & CTO, Artificial Intelligence

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Darktrace

Nicole Eagan

Co-Founder, Chief Strategy & AI Officer

Nicole's extensive career in technology spans 30 years working for Oracle and early to late-stage growth companies. Nicole identifies and shapes Darktrace’s strategic plan, leads the Company’s AI vision together with our CTO, and provides product strategy and direction. A core part of the executive team, during Nicole’s tenure, Darktrace has won more than 100 awards.

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Brian NeSmith

Co-Founder & CEO

Brian NeSmith brings more than 30 years of experience, most recently as former CEO of Blue Coat Systems, where he increased company revenues from $5M/year to over $500M/year as the industry’s leading web proxy platform. Prior to Blue Coat, Brian was the CEO of Ipsilon Networks (acquired by Nokia), which became the leading appliance platform for Check Point firewalls. 

Arctic Wolf
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Bill Richter

President & CEO

Bill Richter is President & CEO of Qumulo, where he brings over 20 years of leadership experience to his role. Prior to Qumulo, Bill was a Venture Partner at Madrona, where he invested in and advised emerging businesses across multiple categories. Before joining Madrona, Bill was President of the Isilon Storage Division of EMC, where he grew the business to $1.5 billion in annual revenue in 2014.

Qumulo

John Maddison

CMO & EVP, Products

John Maddison has more than 30 years of executive management experience in the Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Industries. He joined Fortinet in 2012 to lead Cloud/SaaS Security development teams and is now the Chief Marketing Officer and EVP Products. He previously held executive leadership positions at Trend Micro focused on Advanced Threat Research and Cloud Delivered Security Services. 

Fortinet
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Susan Middleton

Research Director

Susan Middleton leads IDC's worldwide research on IT equipment, software, and services financing markets. As research director for IDC's Flexible Consumption and Financing Strategies for IT Infrastructure research, her analysis provides insight from both a supply-side and a buyers' point of view. Ms. Middleton's core research coverage includes the evolution of procurement models from purchasing, leasing and financing to the new as-a-service models, also known as flexible consumption.

IDC
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Jason Kimrey

General Manager, U.S. Channel

Jason Kimrey is a global executive with 25+ years of experience in a variety of industries, where he consistently delivers cutting edge results. He currently leads a national team responsible for working across the channel, including national solution providers, systems integrators, distributors and software partners.  This team is responsible for delivering programs to help Intel partners increase their capabilities and build profitable practices to meet the evolving requirements and needs of customers.  

Intel Corporation
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Rachel Mushahwar

General Manager, U.S. Enterprise Sales

Rachel is a global executive with 23+ years of experience in a variety of industries and focused on: Enabling companies to realize the value of innovative technologies from the edge to the cloud; Delivering end-to-end solutions that solve real-world business problems; and leading new initiatives with C-suite executives to help them shape and refine their strategic objectives and achieve business goals. 

Intel Corporation
 
Exclusive, Executive Roundtable Speakers
Invitation Only for Qualified Executives
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Antonio Neri

President & CEO, 

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Antonio Neri is responsible for the development and delivery of enterprise technology solutions and services that help organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere.

World Economic Forum: Digital Transformation: Powering the Great Reset

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Dr. Eng Lim Goh, PhD

SVP & CTO, Artificial Intelligence, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Dr. Goh's research interests include humanity’s differentiation as we progress from analytics to inductive machine learning, deductive reasoning, and artificial specific to general intelligence. 

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Lane Roush

VP, Presales Engineering

Arctic Wolf

Lane Roush has been in the technology industry for over 20 years. He came from the infrastructure side of the business where he focused on storage, compute, networking, and applications.

Renee Tarun

Deputy CISO, 

Fortinet

Renee Tarun is Deputy CISO at Fortinet. She is focused on enterprise security, compliance and governance, and product security. She is also a contributor to the book, The Digital Big Bang. 

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Chris Prangley

Regional VP of Sales, West,

Varonis

Chris Prangley is the Regional Vice President of Sales - West at Varonis Systems, a pioneer in data security and analytics, fighting a different battle than conventional cybersecurity companies.  Varonis is a publicly traded firm with 7,000+ global clients and a market leader in multiple product categories. 

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Bill Richter

President & CEO, 

Qumulo

Bill Richter is President & CEO of Qumulo, where he brings over 20 years of leadership experience to his role. Prior to Qumulo, Bill was a Venture Partner at Madrona, where he invested in and advised emerging businesses across multiple categories. 

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Dr. Eng Lim Goh, PhD

SVP & CTO, Artificial Intelligence, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Dr. Goh's research interests include humanity’s differentiation as we progress from analytics to inductive machine learning, deductive reasoning, and artificial specific to general intelligence. 

HPE AI – Ethical Insights

AI Promises & Perils and Ethics of AI

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Brian NeSmith

President & CEO, 

Arctic Wolf

Brian NeSmith brings more than 30 years of experience, most recently as former CEO of Blue Coat Systems, where he increased company revenues from $5M/year to over $500M/year as the industry’s leading web proxy platform.

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J.R. Tietsort

CISO, Americas,

Darktrace

J.R. Tietsort is Chief Information Security Officer, Americas for Darktrace. Prior to joining Darktrace, JR was Chief Security Officer for blockchain tech company Core Scientific and was previously Chief Information Security Officer at Micron Technology.

Jason Kimrey

General Manager, U.S. Channel, 

Intel

Jason Kimrey is a global executive with 25+ years of experience in a variety of industries, where he consistently delivers cutting edge results. 

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Jordan Parsons

Regional Sales Director, 

Varonis

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Ben Gitenstein

VP, Products and Solutions, 

Qumulo

Ben Gitenstein runs Product at Qumulo. He and his team of product managers and data scientists have conducted nearly 1,000 interviews with storage users and analyzed millions of data points to understand customer needs and the direction of the storage market. 

 
Interactive Panels
During General Session Presentations
Featuring tenured panelists who’s dossier includes the CIA, FBI, & NSA and other well-known entities, we’ll discuss the current and future state of information security. A dramatic increase in nation state attacks has been barraging the USA. Addressing ransomware, zero-day threats and how security countermeasures are mitigating the risk will be discussed. 

Security Solutions Panel

With a tenured panel whose dossier includes the CIA, FBI, & NSA, and other well-known entities, topics will include the current and future state of information security.  A dramatic increase in nation state attacks has been barraging the USA. This expert panel will address ransomware, zero-day threats, and how security countermeasures are mitigating risks. 

Client Executive Panel

Hear from commercial, local government, and educational executives who will discuss how the pandemic forced an acceleration in Digital Transformation, AI-powered Initiatives, and Security enhancements in their organizations. They share lessons learned as well as their vision of IT and Security in the post-pandemic world.

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