GRC Professionals, Experts, and Strategists.

Featured Speakers 

Colin Whittaker

Founder and Director,
Informed Risk Decisions Ltd.
Colin provides cyber security risk consultancy services to a wide range of public and private companies, and has presented on Information Security at major events around the world, and has published a number of papers on security.

Branden R. Williams

Business Security Specialist
Branden is a Distinguished Fellow of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and one of the industry’s leading experts on Payment Security. He publishes regularly and co-authored multiple books on the PCI Compliance.

K Royal

Associate General Counsel
K is an attorney and compliance professional with 25 years of experience in the legal and health-related fields implementing or overseeing programs globally. As an attorney, she has been recognized as a Forty-under-40 honoree for Phoenix, one of the top pro bono attorneys in Arizona, an Outstanding Woman in Business.

Allan Liska

Senior Security Architect
Recorded Future
Allan has more than 15 years of experience in information security and has helped countless organizations improve their security posture using more effective intelligence. He is the author of “The Practice of Network Security, Building an Intelligence-Led Security Program,” and “Securing NTP: A Quickstart Guide,”. 

Dr. Else van der Berg

Head of Policy and Product Strategy Datawallet
Dr. Else holds a PhD in law and is an expert on Data Privacy Regulations. She monitors the global Privacy Regulation landscape with a focus on the US and Europe and is responsible for ensuring compliance of the Datawallet Compliance Tool, and has extensive experience on the intersection of technology and law.

Brandon Dunlap

Leadership Partner, Security and Risk
Management, Gartner
Brandon is a prolific speaker and professional with a background in consulting, security professional and manager. He has more than 20 years of experience managing business technology risk and has served in a variety of roles across heavily regulated industries, successfully leading all aspects of IT security programs.

Yo Delmar

Vice president of GRC Solutions
Yo is focused on the company's GRC market leadership. She has over 30 years of experience in Information Technology and Management, with a focus on Governance, Risk and Compliance over the past 10 years, ​and drives MetricStream's GRC Journey Program.

Matt Kunkel

CEO and co-founder
Matt has over a decade of experience delivering cutting edge technology solutions to solve complex business issues related to audits, investigations, risk management, regulatory compliance, and process automation. He is an industry leading expert in solving organizations governance, risk, and compliance issues using technology. 

Rebecca Herold

The Privacy Professor
Rebecca is a widely a recognized and respected information security, privacy and compliance expert, author and instructor who has provided assistance, advice, services, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries during the past two decades.

Mark Chaplin

Information Security Forum (ISF)
Mark has more than 25 years of experience, covering all aspects of information security, Mark helps global organisations and governments implement the most effective methods for managing information risk, and is the principal author of the ISF Standard of Good Practice for Information Security.

Vivian Tero

Senior Product Marketing Manager
Vivian focuses on risk and compliance solutions, as well as CTO and Product AR. Prior to Illumio, she was the Senior Product Manager for the GRC and Vendor Risk Management Suite with ServiceNow’s Security BU, and held product marketing and product management roles with Symantec’s Data Center Security BU. 

Chris McClean

Vice President, Research Director, Forrester
Chris leads the company's coverage of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). He is also a thought leader on the related issues of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. He is a frequent speaker on these subjects at vendor events as well as conferences run by industry organizations such as the Risk Management Association.

Todd Boehler

Vice President of Product Strategy Process Unity
Todd collaborates with customers, partners and internal product teams to develop and deliver high-value risk and compliance solutions. He has extensive GRC experience, working with organizations’ engineering, services and sales teams to develop solutions, enable sales and deliver customer success.

Dr. Anton Chuvakin

Security Solution Strategy
Chronicle, Google Cloud
Anton was, until recently, a Research Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) Security and Risk Management Strategies team. Anton is a recognized security expert in the field of log management, SIEM and PCI DSS compliance., and is author of multiple books on PCI Compliance and Data Security.

Jason Sabourin

Product Manager, CIPP/E, CIPM, CSPO OneTrust
Jason is responsible for driving the development and delivery OneTrust's Vendor Risk Management product as well as driving the refinement of the toolset and offerings.

Szuyin Leow

Director of Customer Success Outcomes LogicGate
Szuyin works everyday with LogicGate’s customers and partners to operationalize their governance, risk, and compliance objectives to deliver meaningful results and value through the LogicGate platform.

Chris Poulin

Principal Consulting Engineer
Chris has been in cybersecurity for almost 35 years, in both technical roles and executive positions, such as CSO for Q1 Labs and CEO of his own boutique consultancy.

Teju Shyamsundar

Senior Product Marketing Manager
Prior to Okta, she worked at Microsoft and implemented enterprise mobility technologies in various industries. Teju works on driving the value of Okta's adaptive MFA and adaptive SSO capabilities across customers and partners. Teju holds a BS degree in Computer & Information Technology from Purdue University.

Ilia Sotnikov

Vice President of Product Management Netwrix
Ilia is driving product innovation and strategy at Netwrix. His technical background is extensive in the areas of Security, Identity and Access Management, Vulnerability Assessment, Regulatory Compliance, SaaS and Cloud Computing. Ilia has over 15 years of experience in IT management software market.

Emily Affinito

Customer Success Manager
Emily works closely with LogicGate customers to move their offline GRC programs to LogicGate’s platform, the Risk Cloud. Additionally, Emily works as a primary content development resource for the success team, expanding and developing GRC application templates for continued use by LogicGate customers.

Joseph Carson

Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO Thycotic
Joseph has more than 25 years of experience in enterprise security, an InfoSec award winner, author of Privileged Account Management for dummies and Least Privilege Cybersecurity for dummies. 

Kelly White

CEO and Founder (CISSP)
Kelly has nearly 20 years of experience in assessing and defending complex enterprises, and has held various enterprise security roles, including CISO and Director of Information Security for financial services companies.

Chad Wood 

Client Partner & GRC Expert
Chad excels at applying Integrated Risk Management technology solutions across the Enterprise and has been instrumental in many of Galvanize’s strategic customer engagements.

Stephen Boyer

CTO & Co-Founder
Prior to founding BitSight, Stephen was President and Co-Founder of Saperix. While at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Stephen was a member of the Cyber Systems and Technology Group where he led R&D programs solving large-scale national cybersecurity problems.

Sooji Seo

Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer RSA
Sooji provides a broad range of leadership involving direct support and execution for the design, development, coordination, implementation and ongoing management of Dell’s global privacy program across Dell's global enterprise. 

Nick Hayes

Senior Analyst
Forrester Research
Nick has a decade of experience working in the cybersecurity technology industry, with senior positions in product, strategy, and marketing. He is regularly cited by industry and business media.

Weston Nelson

CRISC, CISA. Director of IT Auditing
Moss Adams
Weston has over 17 years of experience in financial compliance, internal controls and risk management services, and has led global compliance practices and strategy for multinational companies in Fortune 100, Big Four and regional public accounting environments. 

Janalyn Schreiber

CIPM, CISSP, Senior Privacy Consultant TrustArc
Janalyn brings 20 years of experience consulting with Fortune 500 companies in the Financial Services, Healthcare, and Oil & Gas sectors on the complexities of managing privacy, protecting data and responding to high profile investigations and litigations.

Mike Urban

Senior Adviser of Fraud & Security at Javelin Strategy & Research 
Mike provides strategic consulting services to global organizations focused on the identification and management of compliance, cyber, and fraud risk. Most recently, Mike was Financial Crime Solution Product Line Director at Fiserv.

James Rice

Vice President of Customer Solutions Greenlight Technologies
James has over seventeen years of client consulting and enterprise software experience, focusing on Integrated Risk Management capabilities for Financial, Regulatory and Security business processes.

Sumedh Thakar

President and Chief Product Officer Qualys
Sumedh oversees worldwide field operations as well as all things product including engineering, development, product management, cloud operations, DevOps, and customer support.

Roger Grimes

Data-Driven Defense Evangelist
Roger is a 30-year computer security consultant, instructor, holder of dozens of computer certifications and an award-winning author of 10 books and over 1,000 magazine articles on computer security.

Evan Tegethoff

Director of Engineering and Consulting BitSight
Evan previously held numerous leadership roles in Risk and Compliance Management. Prior to BitSight, he developed Third Party Risk approaches for numerous large organizations.

Gina Mahin

Lynx Technology Partners
Gina possesses a deep subject matter expertise in business operations, information technology, information security, and compliance for the multiple market verticals with which Lynx Technology Partners engage.

David McNeely

Chief Strategy Officer
David is focused on helping customers meet the evolving security needs of the modern enterprise, while contributing to the strategic vision of the company’s product portfolio.

Sam Abadir

Vice President of Industry Solutions Lockpath
Sam has over twenty years of experience helping companies realize value through improving processes, identifying performance metrics, and understanding risk.

Jake Olcott

VP of Strategic Partnerships
Jake served as cybersecurity attorney to the Senate Commerce Committee and House Homeland Security Committee, and consults Fortune 1000 executives on cyber risk management.

Jason Bonds

General Manager for PingIntelligence
 Ping Identity 
Jason joined Ping Identity in 2008 and has over 20 years of experience in software development, networking infrastructure data integration and information security.

Derek Brink

Vice President and Research Fellow Aberdeen
Derek brings a unique blend of analytical / technical background, combined with excellent communication skills and extensive information security industry expertise. He earned an MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Applied Mathematics.

Albert Biketi

Vice President and General Manager
 HPE Security - Data Security
In this role, Albert leads the team responsible for HPE's encryption strategy, go-to-market, engineering and delivery for the products and services which help our customers manage risk and secure the world's most sensitive data

Barbara Cosgrove

Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer Workday 
Barbara has extensive expertise in managing international data protection compliance programs, and implementing data governance policies, technology compliance standards and programs, and privacy-by-design frameworks. She has also served as the chief security officer for Workday.

Jacqueline Cooney

Lead Associate and Attorney
Booz Allen
Jacqueline has over 20 years of experience in public policy, privacy, governance, risk, and compliance. She manages projects related to privacy program development and enhancement, cyber security, and US and international regulatory compliance.

Robert D. Schneider

Technology Consultant and Author
Robert has written eight books and numerous articles on database technology and other complex topics such as cloud computing, Big Data, business intelligence, security, and APIs. He is also a frequent organizer and presenter at major international technology industry events.

Rashmi Knowles

Field CTO
Rashmi's current responsibilities include working with customers in a trusted advisor role to help realise the business benefits of comprehensive data security and is a prominent evangelist and spokesperson for both professional and industry conferences.

Richard Bird

Chief Customer Information Officer
 Ping Identity
Richard's unique perspective will explore the most challenging identity and cyber security issues faced in today’s world. He brings more than 20 years of corporate business, technology and security operations experience to the table. 

Perry Carpenter

Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer KnowBe4
With a long career as a security professional and researcher, Mr. Carpenter has broad experience in North America and Europe, providing security consulting and advisory services for many of the best-known global brands.

Daniele Catteddu

Chief Technology Officer
Cloud Security Alliance 
Daniele is member of various security expert groups and committees on cyber-security and privacy, keynote speaker at several conferences and author of numerous studies and papers on Risk Management, Cyber Security and Privacy.

Brian Philbrook

CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, Privacy Counsel
Brian provides guidance on global privacy regulations to assist compliance efforts and drive product innovation, and conducts training and workshops on the GDPR. He contributes to various publications and web-conferences regularly. 

Cheryl Tang

Director of Data Security Products, Imperva
Cheryl has over 10 years of experience in the IT security industry, covering a wide-range of technology including mobile and endpoint, risk and compliance, data loss prevention, and identity and access management.

Les McMonagle

BlueTalon Inc 
Les has over twenty years’ experience in information security. He has held the position of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for a credit card company and ILC bank, and founded a computer training and IT outsourcing company in Europe.

Hrishikesh Choudhari

Architect of Solutions Engineering
In his 5 years at MetricStream, he has worked on cybersecurity projects with customers at different maturity levels. He comes from a background in analytics, and believes strongly in data-driven processes across organizations.

Mark Diamond

President & CEO
Mark is an industry thought leader in proactive records & information management, litigation readiness and risk & compliance strategies. As a trusted advisor he and his company help bridge legal, compliance, security and business needs and policies with effective processes, technology and change management. 

Hannah McClure

Leads Implementations Services
Hannah leverages her consulting experience and CRISC certification (certified in risk and information systems control) to enable customers to transform Risk Management into strategic advantage through a proven GRC platform.

Jerry Caponera

VP Cyber Risk Strategy
Jerry leads the effort to quantify cyber risk in financial terms. He’s been working on cyber risk quantification efforts for a number of years and has a broad background in cyber, having worked for incident response, malware analysis, and services companies. 

Providing Thought Leadership on GRC.