Ron Green currently serves as executive vice president and chief security officer for Mastercard. In this role, Green leads a global team charged with ensuring the safety and security of the Mastercard network, as well as internal and external products and services, including business continuity. He joined Mastercard in 2014 after serving as deputy chief information security officer at Fidelity Information Services, where he led a team responsible for North American information security operations, including security architecture and engineering programs, security testing and governance. Prior to this position, Green was director of investigation and protections operations at BlackBerry, and senior vice president across several areas at Bank of America.
Rodrigo Figueroa currently serves as a Senior Director at PayPal, charged with heading the Fraud Risk Management initiative. He has more than 18 years of experience in Risk Management and 23 years in Financial Services. Figueroa joined PayPal recently to implement a second line of defense and oversight program for fraud risk management. Previously Rodrigo was the Global Head of Fraud Oversight for Citibank Consumer Banking.
Brett Beranek currently serves as Vice President and General Manager of Nuance Communication's Security line of business. A CX and biometrics expert, Beranek is fascinated by transformative technologies that have a real impact on our lives. With over 15 years of experience in the customer experience and biometrics space, he brings strategic and tactical insights to organizations wishing to deliver a better experience to their customers via innovative security technologies. Prior to joining Nuance, Beranek was a technologist and entrepreneur by education and passion, successfully introduced several disruptive technologies to the health-care, IT and security markets, including as a partner of facial recognition firm Viion Systems and member of Genetec's management team, a security firm that transformed the video surveillance market. He also currently serves on the advisory board of high-tech healthcare startup GaitTronics.
Litan is a vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner Research. Her areas of expertise include endpoint security, security analytics for cybersecurity and fraud, user and entity behavioral analytics, insider threats, fraud detection, and prevention and identity proofing.
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.
Summitt is CISO of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Fla. Summit has more than 25 years of experience in IT across the federal and private sectors with a focus on information systems, network and engineering operations and cybersecurity initiatives. Before entering the healthcare sector, Summitt had a 21-year federal career with the Department of Defense where he held various roles including the Naval Sea Systems Command's Technical Representative for a major missile defense program, security data custodian, Information Systems Security Officer, Data and Configuration manager and Change Control chairman for several military programs.
Managing Director Christopher Greany is the head of Group Investigations at Barclays. Working as part of the Chief Security Office (CSO) he leads the strategic implementation and delivery of investigations across Barclays international footprint. He is also responsible for the Barclays Global Insider Threat Programme and cyber forensics capability. The CSO team is tasked with providing a holistic security footprint across all of Barclays international operations. Before joining Barclays Christopher had a policing career spanning over 30 years. His last role was leading the UK and international policing response to Economic Crime and Cyber Protection as Commander in the City of London Police. Previously he led the National Police Coordination Centre, coordinating the UK policing response to national and international crisis and disaster. He has extensive international experience and has led the response to a number of significant events and investigations impacting UK interests abroad.
As Chief Information Security Officer of Publicis Groupe, Thom Langford was responsible for all aspects of information security risk and compliance as well as managing the Groupe Information Security Programme. Additionally he was responsible for business continuity capabilities across the Groupe's global operations. Having successfully built security and IT programmes from the ground up Langford is an international public speaker and award winning security blogger. He is also the sole founder of Host Unknown, a loose collective of three infosec luminaries combined to make security education and infotainment films.
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).
As senior vice president of treasury and financial services at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Cunha is spearheading efforts to study, explore and engage with distributed ledger technology to determine applicability, potential benefits and risks for internal and external uses. Cunha is also responsible for two U.S. Treasury businesses supported by the Boston Fed: a stored value card and an invoice processing platform.
Diana Kelley is the Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft and a cybersecurity architect, practitioner, executive advisor and author. At Microsoft, she leverages her 25+ years of cyber risk and security experience to provide advice and guidance to CSOs, CIOs and CISOs at some of the world's largest companies and is a contributor the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR). She was the Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security where she built and managed the IBM Security Research Community Newsroom process and was a regular contributor to IBM X-Force research. Kelley is a faculty member with IANS Research, an Industry Mentor at the CyberSecurity Factory and a guest lecturer at Boston College's Master of Science in Cybersecurity program. She serves on the Board of Directors at the non-profit Sightline Security, was an IEEE "Rock Star of Risk" in 2016, speaks frequently at major conferences and co-authored the book Cryptographic Libraries for Developers.
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.
Jaclyn Blumenfeld's career in security began at a young age, dodging rockets on the border between Israel and Lebanon during the 2006 war. This encounter paved the way for her career in intelligence analysis where she spent several years covering Middle East and security issues in the Intelligence Community and the private sector, before joining the tech industry. In 2016, Blumenfeld joined First Data from one of the leading cyber security firms FireEye. As the Director of Intelligence Services, she heads up First Data's fraud intelligence program. She oversees an innovative product that uses Dark Web monitoring and advanced analytics to stop fraud before it occurs and leads the industry in identifying payment card breaches.
Bhaskar Pramanik currently serves as a board member for the State Bank of India. As the former Chairman of Microsoft India he looked after the company's overall sales, marketing and all other transactions across India. He retired from Microsoft in September 2017. Prior to joining Microsoft, Pramanik held leadership position at such esteemed organizations as Sun Microsystems and Cisco Networks. Through his more than 30 years of experience in the Indian IT industry, he is crediting with building his organizations' presence in India.