As Research VP at Gartner, Chuvakin specializes in projects involving data loss prevention, threat intelligence, vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management, security monitoring of public cloud assets, network forensics and denial of service (DoS/DDoS) protection. Before joining Gartner, his job responsibilities included security product management, research, competitive analysis, PCI-DSS compliance and SIEM development and implementation. He is the author of two books, "Security Warrior" and "PCI Compliance," and was a contributor to other industry resources, including "Know Your Enemy II" and "Information Security Management Handbook."
Pollino is responsible for fraud prevention oversight and education at the bank. Pollino was recently named a top ten influencer by Bank Information Security. Prior to joining Bank of the West, Pollino served in senior fraud prevention positions for Wells Fargo, Washington Mutual, and Charles Schwab. During his career, Pollino has also worked as an information security consultant at @stake and UUNET advising Fortune 100 companies on information security issues. Pollino is the author of RSA Press: Wireless security, The Hacker's Challenge Books 1, 2 and 3, and Hacking Exposed: Wireless and frequently contributes to the Bank of the West blog.
Shivakumar Sriraman currently serves as the Chief Risk Officer for India & South Asia, covering Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan & Maldives. Having joined Visa in Oct 2014, he is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive risk plan that is consistent with local market landscape, country priorities & global risk strategy. In this role, he closely works with issuers, acquirers, merchants, payment processors, service providers, regulators & law enforcement. Sriraman's professional journey spans 20 years across 5 different banks. Prior to joining Visa, he was Vice President, Head of Risk at HDFC Bank for 12 years, with a focus on Fraud Prevention & Detection for all the payment products of the bank. Prior to this, he spent 7 years with various banks such as HSBC, Centurion Bank, ANZ Grindlays in various functions, covering credit, operations & risk management. Sriraman has played active roles in various industry forums like IPRC (India Payment Risk Council), FIU, RBI & Industry working groups during his stint with HDFC Bank
Kevin Fu, PhD, is associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan. He directs the university's Archimedes Research Center for Medical Device Security. Previously, Fu served as an associate professor of computer science and adjunct associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is also a co-founder, CEO and chief scientist at Virta Laboratories, a healthcare cybersecurity company.
Jay Kramer is a partner with the firm Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, specializing in Data Privacy and Cyber Security. Prior to moving to the private sector, Kramer served as supervisory special agent, FBI, New York division. After working for several years in the FBI's racketeering and organized crime section, Kramer joined the FBI's legal bureau in New York. As an FBI attorney, Kramer helped analyze and resolve complex issues of law and policy in criminal and national security investigations. In 2010, Kramer accepted an assignment in the FBI's Office of Congressional Affairs in Washington, D.C. There he worked closely with several congressional committees on issues related to proposed changes in federal law. In 2013, to insure the FBI's readiness to address a growing portfolio of cyber investigations, Kramer was called upon to help stand up the FBI's Cyber Law Unit in Chantilly, VA. In 2014, Kramer returned to the New York office, where he remained until he left the bureau in 2016.
Margaret Reid currently serves as Senior Vice President at Visa. Responsible for North America Risk Services, she oversees a team dedicated to payment security. With more than 20 years at Visa, specializing in Risk, Reid has been at the forefront of payment fraud prevention from the infancy of electronic payment fraud.
Ruth Promislow practices commercial litigation with a strong focus on commercial crime, including cybersecurity, Ponzi schemes, investment fraud, employee fraud and anti-money laundering. She has extensive experience with recovery issues relating to commercial crime, including receiverships, tracing, freezing and recovering proceeds of crime. Promislow oversees and conducts internal investigations for clients, working with internal and external auditors and works with clients to develop and implement comprehensive and effective action plans following a cybersecurity or other fraudulent attack, and also advises on steps to prevent against such attacks.
As a Vice President, Tim Francis leads Travelers' Business Insurance Management and Professional Liability initiatives. He also serves as the Enterprise Lead for Cyber Insurance. In this latter role, Francis has oversight of all of the company's cyber product management, including products for businesses of all sizes, public entities, and technology firms. Francis served as co-chair of the NetDiligence Conference and has spoken at numerous other conferences on the evolution of cyber risk and how businesses can protect against them. Additionally, he is an active member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) and has served as Chairman of the Hartford Chapter. He is a participant in the Department of Homeland Security's Cyber Incident Data and Analysis Working Group (CIDAWG), an ongoing private-public engagement that is examining how a cyber incident data repository could help meet the information requirements of insurers, CISOs, and other cybersecurity professionals.
Having served many roles within the FDA, Dr. Suzanne Schwartz currently serves as CDRH Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships. In this capacity, she is charged with assisting the CDRH Director and Deputy Center Director for Science in the development, execution and evaluation of the Center's biomedical science and engineering programs; overseeing CDRH's activities related to the Medical Device Innovation Consortium; supervising the Director, External Expertise and Partnerships Staff; the Center's Chief Pediatric Medical Officer; and the Director, Emergency Operations /Preparedness and Medical Countermeasures (EMCM).
Titta Tajwer Launiainen currently heads the security division at WorldRemit, a FinTech start-up. Prior to this, she worked on high profile security and auditing assignments with major consultancy firms including Accenture, Deloitte, and Ernst & Young. Her work spans across many different sectors including banking, insurance, energy and aviation.
Keith Carlson currently serves as general manager for payments and fraud prevention at Amazon. As global leader of Amazon Web Services, he is responsible for fraud prevention in the "order-to-cash" process and the AWS commerce platform. Prior to joining Amazon in 2011, he was responsible for application development and embedded engineering of the slot data systems for Bally Technologies.
Matthew Maglieri is the Chief Information Security Officer at Ruby, the parent company to several leading online dating brands including AshleyMadison.com. He is responsible for leading the architecture, development, and ongoing operation of Ruby's enterprise security program. Prior to joining Ruby, he served in a leading role developing Mandiant's Canadian practice and delivering a diverse range of strategic and technical consulting services including offensive red team operations, security operations center enhancement, and strategic transformation engagements.
Carlos Pero currently serves as AVP, Head of Cyber Application Security with Zurich Insurance. Prior to joining Zurich, he was a Product Manager for Rand McNally, responsible for the planning, design and maintenance of several mobile and web applications. Earlier in his career, Pero held the titles of eBusiness Manager for an educational resources company, ETA Hand2Mind, Director, Technical Product Development for Cars.com and other notable entities. Having been entrenched with technology from the Web's infancy, Pero has gained his experience alongside cyber security's evolution.
Kori Kelley Meehan is Senior Privacy Counsel at Google where she advises the company on global privacy matters. She is the company wide subject matter expert on health information privacy for Google's products and services and she is the Privacy Legal lead for Google's affiliated entities formed under Alphabet. Meehan joined Google in 2011 after clerking for the Honorable Inez Smith Reid at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and working as a litigation associate in the Washington, DC office of Morrison & Foerster.
Kate Black currently serves as Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel. Black brings a strong background in international, federal, and state privacy laws as well as health care regulations. As a member of the legal and regulatory team, she is responsible for overseeing, updating and enhancing the company's privacy and consent policies for customers in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to joining 23andMe, Black worked for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology of the United States Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC. As a federal regulatory and interoperability policy analyst there, she was responsible for drafting, analyzing, and advising on federal health IT regulations and privacy and security requirements under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Black has also served as health privacy counsel for the Center for Democracy and Technology in San Francisco, CA, where she advocated for consumer civil liberties and advised state agencies and others on health IT and privacy laws. Earlier in her career, she worked on health technology policy initiatives at the Office of Science and Technology at the White House as well as serving as a pro bono researcher for The World Health Organization.