18 - 19 OCTOBER 2017 / McCormick Place, Chicago

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Christopher Hadnagy
Christopher Hadnagy

Chief Human Hacker Social Engineer Inc

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Christopher Hadnagy

Christopher Hadnagy, is the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC. Chris possesses over 16 years experience as a practitioner and researcher in the security field. His efforts in training, education, and awareness have helped to expose social engineering as the top threat to the security of organizations today.

Chris established the world’s first social engineering penetration testing framework at www.social- engineer.org, providing an invaluable repository of information for security professionals and enthusiasts. That site grew into a dynamic web resource including a podcast and newsletter, which have become staples in the security industry and are referenced by large organizations around the world. Chris also created the first hands-on social engineering training course and certification, Advanced Practical Social Engineering, attended by law enforcement, military, and private sector professionals.

A sought-after writer and speaker, Chris has spoken and trained at events such as RSA, Black Hat, and various presentations for corporate and government clients. Chris is also the best-selling author of three books; Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking, Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security and Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of Malicious Emails.

Chris has been invited to the Pentagon to debrief 30+ general officers and government officials on social engineering and its effect on the United States.

Chris specializes in understanding how malicious attackers exploit human communication and trust to obtain access to information and resources through manipulation and deceit. His goal is to secure companies by educating them on the methods used by attackers, identifying vulnerabilities, and mitigating issues through appropriate levels of awareness and security.

Chris is a certified Expert Level graduate of Dr. Paul Ekman’s Micro Expressions courses, having made the study of non-verbal behaviors one of his specialties. In addition, he holds certifications as an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) and an Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP).

Daniel Wierzbicki
Daniel Wierzbicki

Supervisory Special Agent – Criminal & National Security Cyber Investigations FBI - Chicago Division

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Daniel Wierzbicki

Daniel Wierzbicki joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in March 2004 where he investigated criminal cyber intrusions at the Washington Field Office. In 2011, he was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent at FBI Headquarters investigating National Security intrusions across the United States. Shortly after, SSA Wierzbicki was promoted to Unit Chief of National Security at FBI Headquarters.

SSA Wierzbicki’s current assignment is a Supervisory Special Agent for Criminal and National Security Cyber Investigations at the FBI Chicago Field Office. SSA Wierzbicki is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, where he obtained a B.S. degree in chemical engineering.

Sachin Gupta
Sachin Gupta

Principal Cybersecurity Evangelist & Field CTO, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group Microsoft

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Sachin Gupta

Sachin is a cybersecurity evangelist and technologist with more than 16 years of experience working with a broad range of technologies such as identity access and management, multi factor authentication, web/inside fraud/threat protection and detection, risk and governance, predictive data analytics, malware analysis, cyber security solutions, and more.  For the past 8 years, Sachin has primarily focused in the area of cybersecurity. In his past roles at technology leaders such as RSA and F5 networks, Sachin has been working on raising cybersecurity awareness and advising c-suite on cybersecurity risks and solutions to help better protect, defend and respond to modern security threats. Sachin holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and is currently working as a Principal Cyber Security Evangelist within the Enterprise Cybersecurity Group at Microsoft.

Michael Morris
Michael Morris

CTO Root9B

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Michael Morris

Michael Morris has over 13 years of experience in intelligence operations, specializing in advanced Offensive and Defensive Cyber operations, tactics and tool development, and associated training curriculum development. He has developed the program of record for Advanced Cyber Tactics, enhancing defensive and offensive maneuvers, and recommends which operators are authorized to perform both Defensive Hunting and Offensive operations for the Department of Defense. Mr. Morris is the Chief Architect behind the design and integration of root9B’s Active Adversarial Pursuit platform, and has been an integral member for shifting the nations prospective on cybersecurity. Presidents Bush and Obama personally recognized Mike for separate Cyber efforts and for his contributions to the “most comprehensive and effective cyber operation in the history of the Department of Defense"

Nicole Eagan
Nicole Eagan

CEO Darktrace

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Nicole Eagan

As Chief Executive Officer of Darktrace, Nicole Eagan has positioned the company as an international leader in cyber defense. Nicole was named ‘Woman of the Year’ at the 2016 Cyber Security Awards for successfully introducing disruptive machine learning technology to the global market. Her extensive career as a technology executive includes over 25 years of commercial and marketing experience. An expert in developing and executing strategies for high-growth businesses, Nicole helped Darktrace secure $65 million in Series C funding from KKR and led the company to 600% year-on-year growth. Under her leadership, Darktrace’s innovative approach to cyber security has won over 50 awards, including World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and Cambridge, England and now has more than 400 employees working across 24 countries.
 

Ed Cabrera
Ed Cabrera

Chief Cybersecurity Officer Trend Micro

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Ed Cabrera

Ed Cabrera is responsible for analyzing emerging cyber threats to develop innovative and resilient enterprise risk management strategies for Fortune 500 clients and strategic partners. Before joining Trend Micro, he was a 20-year veteran and former CISO of the United States Secret Service with experience leading information security, cyber investigative, and protective programs in support of the Secret Service integrated mission.

He started his career investigating transnational cyber criminal groups targeting the financial and retail sectors and later led cyber forensic operations in support of Secret Service large-scale data breach investigations. He then served as the Secret Service Strategic Advisor to the DHS National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC).

Aamir Lakhani
Aamir Lakhani

Senior Security Strategy  Fortinet

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Aamir Lakhani

Aamir Lakhani is a cyber security researcher and practitioner, with over 10 years of experience in the security industry. He is responsible to provide IT security solutions to major commercial and federal enterprise organizations. Lakhani has designed cyber solutions for defense and intelligence agencies, and has assisted organizations in defending themselves from active strike back attacks perpetrated by underground cyber groups. Lakhani is considered an industry leader in support of detailed architectural engagements and projects on topics related to cyber defense, mobile application threats, malware and advanced persistent threat (APT) research.

Alex Mathews
Alex Mathews

Lead Security Evangelist EMEA Positive Technologies

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Alex Mathews

Alex Mathews is Lead Security Evangelist EMEA, with special focus on Telecommunications and Critical Infrastructure security. He brings over 15 years of experience, the majority of which was security consulting and testing on telecom (transport and signalling core as well as services edge) and industrial networks (Oil & Gas, Energy T&D) across the world. His extensive experience of working with Operations Technologies has enabled him to be a keen student of multiple industrial processes, which allows to have a pragmatic and balanced view on cyber-security. Leveraging Positive's Services and Product line, he helps customers to achieve the most practical and efficient security solutions, regardless of limitations on either process or other critical resources.

In the past, Alex has worked with organisations like Tech Mahindra, Atos Origin etc in multiple roles ranging from Sr. Security Consultant and Pen testing, to delivering managed operations. In his present role, Alex also considers himself lucky to be an ambassador of Positive Research, one of Europe's largest research teams, with special focus on telecommunications, industrial/process automation, banking and ERP technologies.

Andy Ellis
Andy Ellis

Chief Security Officer  Akamai Technologies

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Andy Ellis

Andy Ellis is Akamai's Chief Security Officer, responsible for overseeing the security architecture and compliance of the company's massive, globally distributed network. He is the designer and patentholder of Akamai's SSL acceleration network, as well as several of the critical technologies underpinning the company’s Kona Security Solutions.

Mr. Ellis is at the forefront of Internet policy; as a speaker, blogger, member of the FCC CSRIC, supporting Akamai's CEOs on the NIAC and NSTAC, and an advisory board member of HacKid.

He is a graduate of MIT and a former US Air Force officer, the recipient of the CSO Magazine Compass Award, the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, The Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence, and the Spirit of Disneyland Award.

Bill Mann
Bill Mann

SVP of Products & Chief Product Officer Centrify Corporation

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Bill Mann

Bill Mann is senior vice president of products and chief product officer, where he is responsible for product strategy product management and product marketing.

Prior to Centrify, Mann held various management and product management positions across the software security spectrum at CA Technologies, as well as senior executive positions at Volera, Novell, Juston and Worldtalk. Mr. Mann has also played a lead role in M&A activities, spearheading multiple acquisitions, product introductions and funding drives.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Computer Science from Aston University in England.

Blake Angove
Blake Angove

Director, Technology Services LaSalle Network

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Blake Angove

Blake is the Director of Technology Recruiting Services at LaSalle Network, a national staffing, recruiting and culture firm that specializes in technology recruiting. Angove has 12 years of technology recruiting experience and currently manages 13 technology recruiters. Angove has been interviewed by various technology verticals including, CIO Magazine, InfoWorld, Networking World, ComputerWorld among others.

Chris Martincavage
Chris Martincavage

Manager, Business Solutions Group BAE Systems

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Chris Martincavage

Chris Martincavage is the Director of Business Solutions at BAE Systems. Possessing over 12 years of IT experience, Chris previously worked as the Security Operations Center Manager.  Before that, he was a Senior Analyst at ProtectPoint. He has expert-level knowledge of network security services and is a CISSP. He has also personally consulted and continues to work with hundreds of financial institutions, including dozens of credit unions, on technology and network security.

Colin McKinty
Colin McKinty

Vice President, Cyber Strategy for the Americas BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

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Colin McKinty

Colin McKinty, VP of Cyber Security Strategy, Americas at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, has held various roles at the company in the both the US and UK.  Upon completing a Masters of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, he then went on to receive his PhD from the University of Surrey (UK) in 2001.  He has spent more than a decade helping a wide range of customers enhance and protect their organizations with information intelligence and advanced analytic tools and processes.

He moved from the company’s HQ in the UK to the US in 2007 to run BAE Systems Applied Intelligence’s federal business, which led to a new role: Cyber Lead for the Americas. This enabled him to focus on supporting organizations in the commercial sector. Since 2013, he has been the driving force behind BAE Applied Intelligence’s success in breaking into the security market in the Americas. Colin has a strong technical background with many years of practical experience developing analytics coupled with the business experience needed to speak with decision makers at all levels of an organization.

David Aucsmith
David Aucsmith

Chief Scientist root9B

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David Aucsmith

David Aucsmith is a senior computer scientist and technology leader with over 35 years of computer and communications security experience.  He has worked in a variety of security technology areas including secure computer systems, secure communications systems, security architecture, random number generation, cryptography and cryptographic systems, steganography and network intrusion detection.  Aucsmith is a former officer in the U.S. Navy and has written extensively on cybercrime, cyber espionage and cyber warfare.  He has been a representative to numerous organizations including the technical advisory boards of both the National Security Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office.  He is co-chairman of the FBI¹s Information Technology Study Group and a member of the President¹s Task Force on National Defense and Computer Technology.  Aucsmith was U.S. industry representative to the G8 Committee on Organized, Transnational, and Technological Crime during the Clinton administration. He holds 33 patents for digital security and holds a BS degree in biochemistry from the University of Georgia and MS degrees in physics from the Naval Postgraduate School and information and computer sciences from the Georgia Institute of Technology respectively.  He currently lectures at the Naval Postgraduate School and the USAF Air Command and Staff College.

David Meyer
David Meyer

Vice President of Product OneLogin

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David Meyer

As a product visionary executive, David Meyer has been building groundbreaking enterprise, cloud and consumer software for 20 years in close collaboration with some of the world’s most demanding brands. As OneLogin’s vice president of products and online business, David drives the direction of the product, working closely with customers to build the future of identity. At OneLogin he is responsible for the product roadmap as well as leadership of the product management and engineering teams. Prior to OneLogin, David co-founded and co-led the education company, UniversityNow. Earlier in his career, he served as senior vice president at SAP leading teams that pioneered cloud software and vice president of product management at BEA Systems, Inc. David began his technology career as one of the first employees at Plumtree Software managing QA, engineering, product management, program management, UX and support while driving collaboration and social software into the Fortune 500. David is a frequent industry speaker and his commentary has appeared in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BNA, Computerworld, CSO, Network World, CIO, Dark Reading, SC Magazine, and others.  

Doug Lhotka
Doug Lhotka

Cyber Security Architect IBM

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Doug Lhotka

Doug leads the IBM North America Security Architect program. As a practicing security architect, he leverages his expertise in cyber and cognitive security, IT governance and enterprise architecture to help organizations enable strategic business initiatives through their security program, address industrialized threats, and improve the risk posture of the business.

After earning an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Anthropology, and Psychology/Cognitive Science, he earned a Master of Engineering in Engineering Management, both from the University of Colorado. His research work focused on architectural risk management in what is now called cloud. Over more than 25 years, he has worked with clients of all sizes in the retail, oil & gas, transportation, media and entertainment, healthcare, government, energy & utility, telecommunications, financial services and insurance industries.

He has served on the advisory board for the Engineering Management program at the University of Colorado and is a member of ISC2, a senior member of IEEE. He has been awarded several patents and authored papers on subjects ranging from human computer interaction to architecture governance. An accomplished speaker and author, including a recent book on 3D printing for fine art, his latest book, tentatively titled Cyber Security: Beyond Controls is in development.

An avid outdoorsman, Doug lives in Colorado with his wife and their four-footed & hoofed children. He spends as much of his time as he can not doing security work in the Rocky Mountains.

Eldon Sprickerhoff
Eldon Sprickerhoff

Founder and Chief Security Strategist eSentire

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Eldon Sprickerhoff

In founding eSentire, Eldon Sprickerhoff responded to the incipient yet rapidly growing demand for a more proactive approach to preventing and investigating information security breaches. Now with over twenty years of tactical experience, he is acknowledged as a subject matter expert in information security analysis. Eldon holds a Bachelor of Mathematics, Computer Science degree from the University of Waterloo.

Gary Southwell
Gary Southwell

General Manager, High Performance Security Products CSPi

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Gary Southwell

With over 25 years of strategic business and security product planning, Gary brings a wealth of data privacy and compliance knowledge to the High Performance Product team at CSPi. Gary is responsible for the development of advanced cyber-threat solutions designed to speed up breach identification while decreasing incident response time, as well as providing uncompromising data security no matter whether it is on premise or in the cloud. Prior to joining CSPi Gary co-founded Seceon, a threat detection and remediation company. Having previously served as the CTO at BTI Systems and the GM at Juniper Networks, Gary has developed an art for crafting solutions to solve big data security and reliable content delivery architecture.
 

Jeffrey Duran
Jeffrey Duran

Director of Product Marketing  enSilo

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Jeffrey Duran

Jeffrey Duran is the Director of Product Marketing for enSilo. Prior to joining enSilo, he led the marketing efforts for Invotas (acquired by FireEye), and was a formative member of the communications team for the U.S. Army Cyber Command. Jeff has more than 20 years of experience solving complex communications problems for the cybersecurity, software development, manufacturing, and defense industries.

John McClurg
John McClurg

VP + Ambassador At Large Cylance

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John McClurg

John E. McClurg serves as Vice President and Ambassador-At-Large for Cylance. He comes to Cylance from Dell, where he served as its CSO, advancing responsibilities that included the strategic focus and tactical operations of Dell’s internal global security services, both physical and cyber. He was also charged with the advocacy of business resilience and general security prowess, the seamless integration of Dell’s various security offerings, and with improving the effectiveness and efficiency of security initiatives, including Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.

Before joining Dell, McClurg served as the Vice President of Global Security at Honeywell International; Lucent Technologies/Bell Laboratories; and in the U.S. Intelligence Community, as a twice-decorated member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he held an assignment with the US Department of Energy (DOE) as a Branch Chief charged with establishing a Cyber- Counterintelligence program within the DOE’s newly created Office of Counterintelligence. Prior to that, McClurg served as a Supervisory Special Agent within the FBI, assisting in the establishment of the FBI’s new Computer Investigations and Infrastructure Threat Assessment Center or what was later known as the National Infrastructure Protection Center within the Department of Homeland Security. McClurg also served, for a time, on assignment as a Deputy Branch Chief with the Central Intelligence Agency, helping to establish the new Counterespionage Group and was responsible for the management of complex counterespionage investigations. He also served as a Special Agent for the FBI in the Los Angeles Field Office where he implemented plans to protect critical U.S. technologies targeted for unlawful acquisition by foreign powers and served on one of the nation’s first Joint Terrorism Task Forces.

McClurg was recently voted one of America’s 25 most influential security professionals; holds a J.D. Degree from Brigham Young University; is a member of the Utah Bar Association; Co-chaired the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) of the U.S. Department of State; sits on the FBI’s Domestic Security (DSAC) & National Security Business Alliance Councils (NSBAC); and served as the founding Chairman of the International Security Foundation. He also holds an MA in Organizational Behavior, BS and BA degrees in University Studies and Philosophy from Brigham Young, and advanced doctoral studies in Philosophical Hermeneutics at UNC-Chapel Hill and UCLA.

Karl McGuinness
Karl McGuinness

Senior Director of Identity Okta, Inc.

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Karl McGuinness

Karl McGuinness is Okta’s Senior Director of Identity and is responsible for the core identity services and APIs that provide the foundation of the Okta Identity Cloud. He has over 15 years of experience building and scaling mission critical identity infrastructure as a developer, software architect, and product owner. He is passionate about identity and you can always find him chatting about some deep identity problem.
 

Mike Shine
Mike Shine

Manager, Systems Engineering Mimecast

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Mike Shine

Mike has over 15 years’ experience designing and implementing IT security solutions for major commercial organizations and he’s currently focused on making e-mail safer for businesses.  He actively participates in combating existing cyber threats and researching new threats out of Mimecast’s global headquarters in Watertown, MA.   Mike holds a degree in Computer Engineering from Valparaiso University and was born and raised on the south side of Chicago.

Morey J. Haber
Morey J. Haber

Vice President of Technology, Office of the CTO BeyondTrust

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Morey J. Haber

With more than 20 years of IT industry experience, Mr. Haber joined BeyondTrust in 2012 as a part of the eEye Digital Security acquisition and currently overseas strategy for both vulnerability and privileged identity management. In 2004, Mr. Haber joined eEye as the Director of Security Engineering and was responsible for strategic business discussions and vulnerability management architectures in Fortune 500 clients. Prior to eEye, he was a Development Manager for Computer Associates, Inc. (CA), responsible for new product beta cycles and key customer accounts. Mr. Haber began his career as a Reliability and Maintainability Engineer for a government contractor building flight and training simulators. He earned a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Ondrej Vlcek
Ondrej Vlcek

EVP & GM, Consumer & CTO Avast

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Ondrej Vlcek

Ondřej Vlček is Avast’s EVP & GM, Consumer. Prior to becoming EVP & GM, Consumer and CTO, Ondřej served as Avast’s Chief Operations Officer and before that as Avast’s Chief Technical Officer, managing research and development, including the Avast Virus Lab. He joined Avast as a software developer in 1995 and was part of the team that developed the company’s first antivirus program for Windows in 2003. He holds an M.S. in Mathematics from Czech Technical University in Prague and commenced post-graduate studies in non-linear optimization at Charles University in Prague's Faculty of Mathematics and Physics.

Paul Cotter
Paul Cotter

Senior Architect Security & Infrastructure West Monroe Partners

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Paul Cotter

Paul Cotter is a senior security architect with West Monroe Partners, based in Chicago. He has more than 15 years of experience in software, infrastructure, and organizational security for Fortune 100 companies.

An experienced and practiced consultant with a strong background in network/infrastructure security, identity management, and application security, Paul works with an array of clients to facilitate transformational security initiatives that protect their data, operations, and customers. He analyzes existing organizational, infrastructure, and application security challenges and usage; identifies opportunities for improvement; and develops practical roadmaps for improving security posture. Paul’s expertise includes PKI, identity, cryptography, and secure software design and implementation, and he has broad experience enterprise mobility challenges, solutions, and applications.

Sam Elliott
Sam Elliott

Director of Security Product Management  Bomgar

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Sam Elliott

At Bomgar, Sam is responsible for the product management group that is driving product strategy for Bomgar’s security products. He has more than a decade of information security, ITSM, and IT operations management experience. He also is a seasoned expert in the areas of cyber-security, data center discovery, systems configuration management, and ITSM. Sam has a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University and is certified in ITIL v3 and Pragmatic Marketing. He resides in Atlanta, GA, with his family and can be found on twitter @samelliott

Sameer Dixit
Sameer Dixit

Senior Director Security Consulting Spirent

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Sameer Dixit

Sameer Dixit is a leader in cyber security with over 15 years of experience in penetration testing and security research. At Spirent, Sameer is leading the ethical hacking and security research team called Spirent Security Labs.

Prior to Spirent, Sameer has worked for leading security companies such as Trustwave-SpiderLabs and Cenzic Inc. where he led the penetration testing, vulnerability scanning and managed security testing services team.

Sameer has contributed research for OWASP, been quoted in various industry-leading security and business publications such as Security Week, Business Insider, ZDnet, SC Magazine, and more. Additionally, he has spoken at various Cyber Security Threat Summits, Universities, conducted webinars, and actively blogs on emerging Web & Mobile security trends.

Tej Aulakh
Tej Aulakh

Managing Consultant, Security Consulting Spirent Communications

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Tej Aulakh

Tej Aulakh has over 15 years of experience in software development and source-code analysis for variety of enterprise, finance, Industrial control systems and IT solutions companies. At Spirent, Tej is leading the source-code analysis team as part of ethical hacking and security research group called Spirent SecurityLabs. Prior to Spirent, Tej has worked at Pacific Life Insurance, Mercer Advisors, Safetran Systems and Oracle (formerly See Beyond Technology) where he oversaw product development with focus in agile Software Development and Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes.

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