Guest Keynote Speakers

Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

Journalist, Science Fiction Author, Activist and Blogger

Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to The Guardian, the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wired, and many other newspapers, magazines and websites. He was formerly Director of European Affairs for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (eff.org), a non-profit civil liberties group that defends freedom in technology law, policy, standards and treaties.

 Leon Panetta

Leon Panetta

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2011-2013), Director, Central Intelligence Agency (2009-2011)

Leon Panetta served as the 23rd Secretary of Defense from 2011 to 2013. He oversaw the final removal of American troops from Iraq as well as the beginning of troop withdrawals from Afghanistan. He led the effort to develop a new defense strategy to advance greater agility, protect national security and meet fiscal discipline, opened up new opportunities for everyone to serve in the military and protected benefits for wounded warriors and their families.

Gartner Keynote Speakers

Opening Keynote: Manage Risk and Deliver Security in a Digital World

Effective cybersecurity is the foundation of successful digital business. As organizations leverage new technology and business processes to deliver services and products to global markets, security and risk managers must support achievement of enterprise objectives while mitigating security risks to an acceptable level. In the face of increasing threats to IT, OT and IoT, security and risk leaders need to build resilient organizations that can withstand attacks and continue to attain enterprise objectives.

Ant Allan
  • Ant Allan
  • Research VP
  • Gartner
Peter Firstbrook
  • Peter Firstbrook
  • Research VP
  • Gartner
Avivah Litan
  • Avivah Litan
  • Vice President & Distinguished Analyst
  • Gartner

Case Study Speakers

  • Mark Eggleston
  • Director, Security & Business Continuity
  • Health Partner Plans
  • Suzanna Hall
  • Senior Manager, Business Continuity
  • QualComm
  • Trusty Hicks
  • Program Manager, Asset Protection Solutions
  • Walgreens
  • Alice Kaltenmark
  • Director, Global IT Service Continuity Management
  • Reed Elsevier
  • Jeremiah Kung
  • Senior Director
  • Visa
  • Dr. Nader Mehravari
  • MBCP, MBCI, Cyber Risk and Resilience Management Team
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Lynnda Nelson
  • ICOR
  • President
  • Katie Wiest
  • Director Operations
  • QualComm
  • Brian Zawada
  • President
  • The Business Continuity Institute

Gartner Analyst Speakers

Ahlm, Eric
Allan, Ant
Ambrose, Christopher
Barber, Victoria
Bergeron, Yannick
Byrnes, F. Christian
Carpenter, Perry
Casper, Carsten
Chuvakin, Anton
Contu, Ruggero
Deshpande, Sid
D'Hoinne, Jeremy
Feiman, Joseph
Firstbrook, Peter
Gilbert, Mark E.
Girard, John
Heidt, Erik T.
Heiser, Jay
Hevesi, Patrick
Hils, Adam
Howard, Chris
Iverson, Brian
Kampman, Kevin
Kavanagh, Kelly M.
Krapes, Steve
Krikken, Ramon
Lawson, Craig
Litan, Avivah
Logan, Debra
Lowans, Brian
MacDonald, Neil
Maiwald, Eric
McClure, Tom
McMillan, Rob
Morency, John P
Neiva, Claudio
Nunno, Tina
Orans, Lawrence
Perkins, Earl
Pingree, Lawrence
Pratap, Khushbu
Proctor, Paul E.
Scholtz, Tom
Singh, Anmol
Smith, Rob
Sullivan, Gayla
Walls, Andrew
Weiss, Juergen
Wheatman, Jeffrey
Wheeler, John A.
Wilson, Belinda
Witty, Roberta J.
Wynne, Neil
Ying, Steve
Young, Greg
Zhang, Jie
Zumerle, Dionisio

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