Who You Will Meet

Titles: CISO, SVP/VP/Director

Functions: Cybersecurity, IT Security, Information Security, Infrastructure Security

ARR: $20m+

Sector*: SaaS/Software/Technology

Geo: US Only

*We anticipate a high percentage of attendance from the SaaS/Software/Technology sector, all qualified applicants from all sectors are encouraged to apply.

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Interested in learning about sponsorship options for our Cybersecurity event (and more)? Check out the sponsorship page for details and schedule a time to discuss with our team.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Save Your Seat

For those who have never attended one of our conferences, here’s how registration works, and the timeline:

  • We want to create the highest quality cybersecurity conversation possible. To do that, attendees are limited to cybersecurity professionals (preferably) in the SaaS or tech space. If that’s you, please read on.
  • Once you submit the registration form, we do a quick check to ensure that you fit the audience profile.
  • You’ll get a confirmation email once approved, usually within 48 hours ( we have a lot of sift through but will respond to you either way).
  • After that we’ll follow up with your unique login to attend the actual virtual event.

April 7, 2021 Speakers

Edna Conway

VP, Chief Security & Risk Officer, Azure Microsoft

Rob Hornbuckle

Chief Information Security Officer Allegiant Airlines

Daniel Trauner

Director of Security Axonius

Lena Smart

Chief Information Security Officer MongoDB

Christos Kalantzis

Marcus Fowler

Director of Strategic Threat Darktrace

Frank Walsh

VP of Solutions Engineering White Ops

Jimmy Mesta

Head of Security Research Fastly

Tyler Young

Head of Cyber Security Relativity

Jason Loomis

Chief Information Security Officer Mindbody

Wolf Halton

Asst. VP, Business Security U.S. Bank

Samantha Schwartz

Saj Naseem

Chief Information Security Officer New Jersey Courts

Edna Conway

VP, Chief Security & Risk Officer, Azure Microsoft
Edna Conway currently serves as VP, Chief Security & Risk Officer, Azure at Microsoft. She is responsible for the security, resiliency and governance of the cloud infrastructure upon which Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud business operates. She has built new organizations delivering trust, transparency, cybersecurity, compliance, risk management, sustainability and value chain transformation. She is recognized domestically (U.S. Presidential Commissions) and globally (NATO) as the developer of architectures delivering value chain security, sustainability and resiliency. Conway was appointed to the Executive Committee of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Task Force on ICT Supply Chain Risk Management. Her insight is featured in a range of publications, analyst reports, and case studies, including Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg, CIO Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. Prior to joining Microsoft, Conway served as Cisco’s Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain, driving a comprehensive security architecture across Cisco’s third-party ecosystem. Conway was a partner in an international private legal practice and served as Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Hampshire before joining Cisco. She holds an AB from Columbia University, a law degree from the University of Virginia and additional credentials from MIT and Stanford, Carnegie Mellon and New York Universities.

Rob Hornbuckle

Chief Information Security Officer Allegiant Airlines
Rob is a results-oriented technology leader currently serving as the CISO for Allegiant Airlines. He is responsible for all aspects of information security, risk, compliance, and privacy for the leading ultra-low cost airline in the United States. Prior to Allegiant Airlines, Rob served as the Interim CISO for United Technologies Aerospace Systems, a leading airplane parts manufacturer for both the private and government sectors as well as CISO for the Arby’s Restaurant Group, a leading international fast food chain. With over 17 years of experience, Rob also has experience in telecommunications, fintech, business to business, and health care sectors. Multi-industry experience allows Rob to develop innovative solutions to complex business challenges, positioning him as a trusted adviser among senior leadership. Rob also holds both an MBA in Innovation Management and Business Model Disruption as well as a MS of Information Security, which is unique among information technology experts. He is passionate about aligning information security to business needs and leveraging technology for strategic advantage. Rob is a sought-after consultant for startups, private equity, investment firms, and research institutions and has also served on the board of advisors for startup organizations.

Daniel Trauner

Director of Security Axonius
Daniel Trauner is the Director of Security at Axonius – a cybersecurity asset management company – where he leads the implementation of security and IT practices for a distributed and rapidly growing team. Previously, he was the Director of Platform Security at Bugcrowd, where he worked with (and was sometimes a part of) the thousands of security researchers worldwide who collectively attempt to understand, break, and fix anything that companies will let them. Growing up, he was always the kid who had more fun knocking down Lego towers than actually building them.

Lena Smart

Chief Information Security Officer MongoDB
Lena joined MongoDB with more than 20 years of cyber security experience. Before joining MongoDB, she was the Global Chief Information Security Officer for the international fintech company, Tradeweb, where she was responsible for all aspects of cybersecurity. She also served as CIO and Chief Security Officer for the New York Power Authority, the largest state power organization in the country. Lena is a founding member of Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan, formerly the Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, which allows security leaders in academia and the private sector to collaborate on tackling the most challenging security issues.

Christos Kalantzis

Christos Kalantzis is the CTO at SecurityScorecard. He is an experienced leader, technologist, blogger, and geek. He's interested in big distributed systems, and how to build teams to implement and maintain them. Christos grew up in Montreal, Canada, where he started his career as a DBA for companies such as Matrox, CGI, Sync, and InterTrade. He moved to Silicon Valley where he built and led engineering teams for FireEye, Tenable, Netflix, and YouSendIt. He's worked on Cloud storage solutions for YouSendIt, before the term "Cloud" was popular. He's also focused on solving at scale run-time databases using sharded RDBMS and NoSQL products. He is an Apache Cassandra MVP.

Marcus Fowler

Director of Strategic Threat Darktrace
Marcus Fowler spent 15 years at the Central Intelligence Agency developing global cyber operations and technical strategies, until joining Darktrace in 2019. He has led cyber efforts with various US Intelligence Community elements and global partners, and has extensive experience advising senior leaders on cyber efforts. He is recognized as a leader in developing and deploying innovative cyber solutions. Prior to serving at the CIA, Marcus was an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Marcus has an engineering degree from the United States Naval Academy and a Masters’ Degree in International Security Studies from The Fletcher School. He also completed Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Advanced Management Program.

Frank Walsh

VP of Solutions Engineering White Ops
Frank Walsh brings extensive cyber technical leadership experience to his role as Vice President of Solutions Engineering. He manages the White Ops Global Sales Engineering Team and all enterprise security integration efforts connected to the White Ops platform. Frank’s experience spans leadership and development roles in design, integration and launch of cutting edge technology solutions used by millions of end-users across the globe. Prior to White Ops, Frank served as Chief Security Architect @ Virsec, VP of Solution Architecture @ Malwarebytes, Director of Technical Account Management @ Tanium, Solution Architect @ Amplify, and Director of Online Solution Development and Senior Software Engineer @ Career Systems International. Throughout these roles Frank played a critical role in the design and implementation of enterprise software solutions and ensuring those software solution's security with hundreds of familiar brands in the Fortune 1000 marketplace.

Jimmy Mesta

Head of Security Research Fastly
Jimmy Mesta is currently the Director of Security Research at Fastly (formerly Signal Sciences), and a veteran application and infrastructure security leader with 15 years of experience. He has spent time on both the offensive and defensive side of the industry, working to build modern, developer-friendly security solutions. Prior to Signal Sciences, Jimmy maintained a global network, consulting with companies, and delivering technical security training, research, and secure infrastructure around the world. He previously taught Kubernetes, Docker, DevSecOps, and Advanced Web App security courses for Manicode Security. Jimmy has spoken at a variety of global conferences including KubeCon, LocoMocoSec, RSA, NDC, CactusCon, and AppSec USA.

Tyler Young

Head of Cyber Security Relativity
Tyler Young is the Senior Manager, Head of Cybersecurity at Relativity, a global legal and compliance technology company. In his current role, Tyler is responsible for the development, implementation and execution of Relativity’s cybersecurity strategy. Tyler joined the Relativity team in 2018 as the head of investigations and analysis for Relativity’s Calder7 security team. In addition to his role at Relativity, he also serves as a part-time advisory consultant on Digital Forensics & Incident Response Investigations with Arete IR. Before joining Relativity, Tyler served as the global digital forensics manager at Zurich Insurance Group. He also held positions as a digital forensics incident response consultant and has led internal incident response investigations. He gained a variety of investigation and analysis experience in cybersecurity from Zurich, RSM and a government agency. Tyler received his Bachelor’s of Art in Cybersecurity Investigations from St. Ambrose University, and recently finished multiple graduate certificates in Executive Leadership and High-Performance Management at Cornell University. He is also a member of InfraGard’s Chicago Chapter and holds multiple digital forensics certifications. Committed to community service, Tyler is a member of Relativity’s Geek Grant charitable program, as well as the founder of Cyber Guild, a program that partners with Year Up & Circadence to deliver cybersecurity training to underprivileged youth.

Jason Loomis

Chief Information Security Officer Mindbody
Jason Loomis is the Chief Information Security Officer for Mindbody. Mindbody is a global SAAS business solutions provider for the health, beauty, and wellness industries. Jason has a BS in MIS from the University of San Francisco and an MBA from the University of Oregon. Jason is; CISSP, CISM, CISA, multiple GIAC, and SCUBA certified. While Cybersecurity may be his chosen career path, his passion, drive, and intellectual curiosity is in leadership, organizational decision making, and giving to those who have less. He also frequently argues the case with himself that those interests make him a better Cybersecurity practitioner.

Wolf Halton

Asst. VP, Business Security U.S. Bank

Samantha Schwartz

Samantha Schwartz is a reporter for Cybersecurity Dive. Since graduating from the University of Central Florida, she worked in education and content writing. She moved to Washington, D.C. in 2017 and began reporting for enterprise technology, with a focus on cybersecurity and privacy.

Saj Naseem

Chief Information Security Officer New Jersey Courts
Sajed Naseem (“Saj”), is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of New Jersey Courts. Sajed has over twenty years of experience with information security and information technology across many industries. As the Chief Information Security Officer ("CISO") of the New Jersey Courts, Sajed has focused on Cybersecurity Readiness & Performance, Information Governance, and Network Security. Sajed holds Masters Degrees from St. John’s University and Columbia University. Sajed routinely speaks at Cybersecurity conferences nationally, Europe and with the New Jersey Bar Association. Sajed is also an Adjunct Professor at St. John’s University in Information Security since 2010 and a native of New York City.

April 7, 2021 Sponsors

April 7, 2021 Agenda

11:00am – 5:30pm ET

11:00am ET
The Cyber Imperative: Secure & Resilient Platforms
Edna Conway, VP, Chief Security & Risk Officer, Azure @ Microsoft
Christos Kalantzis, CTO @ SecurityScorecard

11:45am ET
Networking

12:15pm ET
The Camel’s Nose: How to Introduce “Enterprise-Grade” Security at a Startup (Without Knocking Down the Tent)
Daniel Trauner, Director of Security @ Axonius

1:00pm ET
Networking

1:30pm ET
Supply Chain Risk Management
Lena Smart, CISO @ MongoDB
Wolf Hatton, Asst. VP Business Security @ U.S. Bank
Saj Naseem, CISO & Adjunct Professor @ New Jersey Courts

2:15pm ET
Networking

2:45pm ET
CISO: The Future of the Role – What’s Necessary to be Successful in the Long Term
Rob Hornbuckle, CISO @ Allegiant Airlines
Frank Walsh, VP of Solutions Engineering @ White Ops

3:30pm ET
Networking

4:00pm ET
SolarWinds Deep Dive: What Happened, and How to Prevent it at Your Organization
Samantha Schwartz, Reporter @ Cybersecurity Dive
Jimmy Mesta, Head of Security Research @ Fastly
Jason Loomis, CISO @ Mindbody
Tyler Young, Head of Cyber Security @ Relativity

4:45pm ET
The Next Generation of Cyber Security: Autonomous AI
Marcus Fowler, Director of Strategic Threat @ Darktrace

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