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Chris Cleary

Principal Cyber Advisor

Department of the Navy

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Chris Cleary

Principal Cyber Advisor

Department of the Navy

Christopher Cleary was named the Department of the Navy Chief Principal Cyber Advisor (PCA) in November 2020. In this role, he is responsible for advising the Secretary of the Navy, Chief of Naval Operations, and Commandant of the Marine Corps and implementing the Department of Defense Cyber Strategy within the Department of the Navy (DON). Prior to being appointed as the PCA he was the DON Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Director of the DON CIO Cybersecurity Directorate.

Before returning to his roots in the Navy, Chris worked in the commercial sector as Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for Leidos’ Cyber & SIGINT Solutions Operation, based in Columbia, Maryland. Chris’s other commercial experience includes Director of Business Development, Tenable; Client Partner, Verizon Enterprise Solutions; Director of Cyber Intelligence, L3 Communications; President, Vir-Sec Government Services; and Senior Manager of Intelligence Programs, Sparta.

Chris is a retired Naval Reserve Officer who served 16 of 24 years on active duty in a variety of leadership roles supporting several commands including, US CYBER COMMAND, National Security Agency (NSA), Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), Assault Craft Unit TWO, and USS Simpson (FFG-56). Prior to receiving his commission, Chris spent four years as an F/A-18 Hornet avionics technician serving with The Desert Gladiators (VFA-106). Chris has deployed four times, twice supporting combat operations in Iraq.

He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Program Management Professional (PMP). He has been a lecturer at the United States Naval Academy, Federal Aviation Administration, Naval Postgraduate School, The New School of Design, Montreat College, DEFCON Security Conference, and the National Defense University.

Chris graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1996 and he obtained a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in 2012.

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Adam Ford

Chief Information Security Officer

State of Illinois

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Adam Ford

Chief Information Security Officer

State of Illinois

Adam Ford currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Illinois at the Department of Innovation and Technology.  In addition to oversight of State of Illinois information security systems and risk programs, Adam also manages the Illinois Election Cyber Navigators in partnership with the Illinois State Board of Elections and the Illinois State Police’s Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center.

In his 18 years with the State of Illinois, he has held a number of roles in information security and computer networking.  He holds a master’s degree in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from Western Governors University and a bachelor’s degree from Illinois College. Adam is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

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Jennifer Franks

Director of Information Technology and Cybersecurity team

Government Accountability Office

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Jennifer Franks

Director of Information Technology and Cybersecurity team

Government Accountability Office

Jennifer R. Franks is a Director in GAO’s Information Technology and Cybersecurity team. She oversees work on emerging cybersecurity issues and federal agencies’ abilities to protect privacy, sensitive data, and the computing infrastructure. Jennifer also leads the team’s ongoing assessment of information technology and cybersecurity issues during the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, she is a certified member of GAO’s adjunct faculty, where she facilitates agency new hire, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion courses.

Jennifer joined GAO in 2006. She has led audits on cybersecurity and IT management/operations at an array of federal agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Office of Personnel Management. She has also led various training events and presented at panels on topics such as information security auditing, diversity
and inclusion, and mentoring.

Jennifer earned a master’s degree in information security policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University. Jennifer earned a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Hampton University.

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Sean Connelly

TIC Program Manager & Senior Cybersecurity Architect

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

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Sean Connelly

TIC Program Manager & Senior Cybersecurity Architect

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Sean Connelly serves as the Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) Program Manager at the Cybersecurity  and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In this role,  he leads the TIC Program Management Office, which is responsible for leading the Office of Management  and Budget’s TIC initiative within CISA. The TIC initiative is the federal government’s strategy to securely  protect government networks that connect to the Internet and cloud providers. CISA’s TIC Program Office  works with a wide-spectrum of partners across government and industry and leads the way at enhancing  network security across the federal enterprise horizon.  

Mr. Connelly joined DHS in 2013 and has served in a variety of roles, including the development of TIC 1,  2 and 3, along with the deployment of CISA’s sensor capabilities (operationally known as EINSTEIN 3A),  and was part of the initial architectural team that stood-up the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. Additionally, Mr. Connelly was a lead author on the ‘IT Modernization Report to the President’ in  2017, as well as a co-author of NIST’s Special Publicization towards ‘Zero Trust Architectures’ in 2019.  

Prior to joining the federal civilian service, Mr. Connelly worked as a consultant to the Department of State,  where he led architectural initiatives within the department, including the adoption of TIC 1 and TIC 2, as  well as the design of the State Department’s next-generation telecommunications platform, providing IT for  a global workforce. Overall, Mr. Connelly has over 15 years of experience in the federal domain, and over  20 years of experience in the IT and cybersecurity domain.  

Mr. Connelly earned a MS in Information Technology Management from George Washington University,  and holds two Cisco Certified Information Expert (CCIE) certifications. Mr. Connelly holds the first CCIE in  Routing, and a second CCIE in Security.

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Greg McCarthy

Chief Information Security Officer

City of Boston, Massachusetts

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Greg McCarthy

Chief Information Security Officer

City of Boston, Massachusetts

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Dean Morstad

IAM Manager

Ramsey County

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Dean Morstad

IAM Manager

Ramsey County

Dean Morstad has been in Information Technology for the last 26 years and has broad knowledge and experience in almost every area of IT. Some of his more recent work has been in the Identity space working with organizations to help implement and improve on their IAM postures through both governance and technical solutions. Most recently, he has worked with Ramsey County to help modernize their IGA and PAM positions through the deployment of SailPoint IdentityNow and Thycotic-Centrify SecretServer.

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John Pretz

Technical Director

Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)

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John Pretz

Technical Director

Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)

Having served in the Army for 22 years, Mr. John J. Pretz retired in June, 2018, and now serves Technical Director in the Product Lead office for EC2M, within the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS).  He Leads all Technical development, design, oversight and synchronization for six of the Army’s largest enterprise services Army Knowledge online (AKO), DoD Enterprise E-mail. (DEE), Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Enterprise Portal Service (DEPS) and Unified Capabilities (UC)/ Microsoft Office (Army 365) and Identity Credential and Access Management (ICAM) which provide support for 1.5m users.

Prior assignments include serving as Platoon Leader in the 1-46 Infantry Battalion, Armored Bridged in Fort Benning, Georgia 2001to 2003; Assistant S3 and S6, 3-320 Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division in Fort Campbell, KY;2004 to 2006. During the assignment of 101st Airborne Division was attached to 3rd Infantry Division to operate the new Joint Network Nodes (JNN) and Satellite Transportable Terminal (STT) for the Area of Operations (AO) in Iraq. Following Command he served as an Evaluation Officer at the Army Testing and Evaluation Command (ATEC), Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD; 2008 to 2011. Between the ATEC assignments, he participated in the Operation Rampant Yankee in INSCOM, Va; volunteered to deploy to Afghanistan with the Forward Operational Assessment (FOA) Team, Operational Test Command (OTC), in Fort Hood, Texas and attached to 101st and 82nd Airborne Division during that particular time. During his most recent assignments with LandWarNet/Mission Command in the Department of the Army G-3/5/7 he served as Satellite communication Action Officer; 20011- 2013. His last assignment was as Training and Exercise (TREX) Branch Manager, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. from 2012 to 2014.  He also served as PEO EIS and, EC2M Technical Lead, where he was selected to lead the Army’s Identity and Access Management (IdAM) Project; 2014-2018.

Military awards and decorations include Bronze Star (1-OLC), Meritorious Service (1-OLC), Army Commendation (5-OLC), Army Achievement (1-OLC), National Defense Service (2-OLC), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary, Global War on Terrorism Service, and NATO Medals; Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development, Army Service and Overseas Service Ribbons; Parachutist, Air Assault, & Army Staff Identification Badges.

Education and certifications consist of a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (2001); Masters of Science degree in Information Management (2012); Level III certification in Science and Technology Management (2018). Defense Acquisition University Level I in Program Management (2018), Functional Area FA26 Systems Engineer, Signal Officer Advanced Course, Infantry Basic Course.

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Jaime Noble

Director for IT Security & Chief Information Security Officer

Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

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Jaime Noble

Director for IT Security & Chief Information Security Officer

Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

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Brandon Iske

Chief Engineer of Security Enablers

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

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Brandon Iske

Chief Engineer of Security Enablers

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

Brandon Iske serves as the Chief Engineer for the ID2 Security Enablers Portfolio that includes Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Identity Credential Access Management (ICAM), Zero Trust (ZT) Architecture, and Software Defined Enterprise (SDE) for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

He started his career at DISA through the agency’s recent graduates intern program. From 2010 through 2013, he was with the Endpoint/Enclave Defense team on the Host Based Security System (HBSS) program as the release manager, moving up to the lead engineer. In fall of 2013, he helped initiate the agency’s Mobility program as the unclassified Mobile Device Management (MDM) lead, helping to grow the service in stable and scalable fashion to over 50,000 managed devices. He was promoted in early 2016 and became the DoD Mobility Unclassified Capability (DMUC) program lead, which oversaw unclassified mobile capabilities to include DMUC’s implementation of derived credentials. In early 2017, he was selected to join the Cyber Directorate’s Innovation cell, focused on assured identity. He led Purebred, DoD’s mobile derived credential solution, as well as future efforts focused on mobile multifactor authentication and mobile device key attestation. Starting in late 2018 through 2020, he led the initial planning, acquisition, and execution of DISA’s support to DoD enterprise ICAM capabilities for authentication services and account lifecycle management.

He graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. He is a National Science Foundation CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Alumnus.

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Gregory Williams

Director of Security, Risk, and Compliance

Governor's Office of Information Technology, State of Colorado

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Gregory Williams

Director of Security, Risk, and Compliance

Governor's Office of Information Technology, State of Colorado

Proven security professional and leader of security teams and programs within a public service environment, specializing in risk assessments, cyber security, enterprise risk management, program design and architecture, compliance, and privacy and vendor vulnerability assessments. An expert on the application of NIST, FedRAMP, HIPAA, GLBA, SOX, GDPR, and PCI-DSS in a multi-tenant environment. I have a passion for helping the average person and new security professionals understand the why, what, when and how of security.

My current role as Director of Security Risk and Compliance CISO is responsible for developing and enhancing an information security program, maintaining compliance with multiple regulations or directives (FedRAMP, HIPAA, MARSe, CJIS), specializing in the documentation, preparing for and conduct of audits, and accomplishing annual compliance checks by the development of a repeatable assurance program that allows for measurement of security posture, year over year. Experienced in the art of communicating control responsibilities in cloud services to customers and internal agents and agencies, preparing for audits and accomplishing annual Service Organizations / Vendor assessment and compliance processes by the development of a repeatable assurance program that allows for measurement of security posture, year over year.

I am an expert in working with Federal and State government in presenting their security posture to potential business partners, guiding you through the complex and sometimes daunting process of answering vendor security/posture questionnaires, developing a compliant security program, and remaining compliant with client demands.

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Mary Ann Blair

Chief Information Security Officer

Carnegie Mellon University

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Mary Ann Blair

Chief Information Security Officer

Carnegie Mellon University

Mary Ann Blair is the Assistant Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer at Carnegie Mellon, responsible for the university’s information security vision, strategy and programs including policy and compliance, incident prevention, detection, and response, security engineering, training and awareness, and identity and access management services.

Mary Ann obtained a B.S. in Psychology/Philosophy and an M.S. in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Executive Program and the FBI CISO Academy.

Mary Ann was awarded 2020 CISO of the Year from Pittsburgh Technology Council.

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Rita Reynolds

Chief Technology Officer

National Association of Counties

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Rita Reynolds

Chief Technology Officer

National Association of Counties

Rita serves as NACo’s chief information officer. In this capacity, she oversees the internal technology operations of NACo, and leads NACo’s technology programs and initiatives for counties. She is responsible for the NACo technology blueprint, which includes managing the development and delivering of technology programming on initiatives such as cyber security, technology infrastructure and cloud computing. Rita brings with her responsibility for serving on multiple boards and workgroups over the years including the PA Digital Advisory Board, the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center, and the NASCIO Cyber Security Workgroup. Rita also serves as the staff liaison to the NACo Technology Standing Committee and the GIS Subcommittee.

Before joining NACo, Rita served as the CIO for the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, where she spent 20 years mainly focused on similar initiatives for CCAP and with counties in Pennsylvania. Prior to that Rita was an independent fiscal and computer consultant where she worked with numerous children and youth agencies in Pennsylvania and designed fiscal and data reporting applications, including a statewide AFCARS solution. Rita holds a B.A. in business administration with a minor in political science from Messiah College in Pennsylvania. Rita has been the recipient of numerous awards over the years, including the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania’s 2019 Moxie Award, Government Technology’s 2017 Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers, and State Tech’s “30 State and Local Government IT Influencers” for 2020.

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Ricky Berrios

Chief Executive Officer

Bana Solutions, LLC

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Ricky Berrios

Chief Executive Officer

Bana Solutions, LLC

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Josh Brodbent

Sr. Public Sector Security Director

BeyondTrust

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Josh Brodbent

Sr. Public Sector Security Director

BeyondTrust

Josh has more than 20 years in IT experience and has architected identity and privilege access management solutions for over 3 million user accounts. He joined BeyondTrust in 2018 as a Senior Solutions Engineer and was quickly selected to lead the team. Prior to BeyondTrust, he was a senior Solutions architect for Quest Software. He began his career by founding a managed service provider (MSP) at 12.  He held multiple industry certifications by 14, making him the youngest in the nation to do so. That MSP went on to become successful, and ultimately his launching point into Public Sector architecture and support.

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Joseph Carson

Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO

ThycoticCentrify

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Joseph Carson

Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO

ThycoticCentrify

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Wade Ellery

Director, Solutions Architect

Radiant Logic

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Wade Ellery

Director, Solutions Architect

Radiant Logic

Wade has extensive experience in enterprise IT direct and channel software, and services, sales, and management. He has in-depth knowledge and experience in enterprise IAM, IGA, risk and compliance and IT security challenges.

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Treb Farrales

Advisory Managing Director

Deloitte

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Treb Farrales

Advisory Managing Director

Deloitte

Mr. Treb Farrales is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA), Project Management Professional (PMP), and InfraGard member who specializing in providing Cybersecurity advisory services for U.S. Federal Departments, Agencies, and the IC community. Mr. Farrales has 20 years of experiences as a technology practitioner with a successful track record in program management, project management, security systems integration, cybersecurity data analysis, IT modernization, vulnerability management, and enterprise security architecture. Mr. Farrales currently provides cybersecurity advisory services for the Social Security Administration (SSA), Department of Justice (DOJ), and other Federal Law Enforcement and IC agencies.

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Stuart Faulkner

Senior Product Analyst

Intercede

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Stuart Faulkner

Senior Product Analyst

Intercede

Stuart has been in IT for 21 years of which 18 has been in cybersecurity. During this time, Stuart, has held positions in both development and product management. He has worked with Governments, Banks, Aerospace and Defense organizations to help them deploy credential management at scale to protect against data breach and comply with FIPS 201 and SP800 171. Stuart is a specialist in Derived Credentials and federated identity including PIV, PIV-D and FIDO.

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Jeff Frederick

Senior Solutions Engineer

Yubico

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Jeff Frederick

Senior Solutions Engineer

Yubico

Jeff Frederick is a Senior Solutions Engineer at Yubico, Inc. where he assists Public Sector customers in developing and implementing strong multi-factor authentication solutions to protect their Information Technology assets and data. He helps customers develop strategies for topics such as: Identity Proofing, Identity and Credential Lifecycle, Authentication, Authorization, and Compliance.

Jeff has over 30 years of experience in various cybersecurity domains, and especially in the area of Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM). Prior to Yubico, Jeff assisted Federal Government Agencies and numerous commercial organizations implement large scale ICAM programs for both internal and external identities.

Jeff holds Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Credentials. He is also a member of the FIDO Alliance’s Government Deployment Working Group (GDWG).

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Mahreen Huque

Senior Manager, Cybersecurity

EY Government and Public Sector

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Mahreen Huque

Senior Manager, Cybersecurity

EY Government and Public Sector

Mahreen Huque has 14+ years of experience in Identity, Credential and Access Management, all within the government and public sector and is a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young’s cybersecurity practice. She specializes in devising IAM roadmaps and in architecting both Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) and Web Access Management (WAM) implementations. Mahreen has a Master’s degree in cybersecurity policy and a MBA – both from the University of Maryland, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Project Management Professional (PMP). Most recently, Mahreen has been overseeing teams doing SailPoint IGA implementations at multiple Department of Homeland Security Components.

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Lisa Lorenzin

Senior Director of Transformation Strategy

Zscaler

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Lisa Lorenzin

Senior Director of Transformation Strategy

Zscaler

Lisa Lorenzin is Director of Transformation Strategy at Zscaler, specializing in secure application access and digital transformation. For more than 20 years, she has worked in a variety of network and information security roles and has contributed to open standards for endpoint integrity and network security from the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).

Lisa’s current focus is on helping customers achieve their security goals and create a seamless user experience across cloud and mobile environments through the use of cloud-delivered zero trust access solutions.

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Bryan Rosensteel

Federal Solutions Architect

Ping Identity

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Bryan Rosensteel

Federal Solutions Architect

Ping Identity

Bryan Rosensteel is a Federal Solutions Architect at Ping Identity. In his role, Bryan advises government clients in best practices for deploying Zero Trust AuthN and AuthZ solutions in line with NIST SP 800-207, NIST SP 800-63-3, and the Cybersecurity Executive Order 14028. Bryan has spent more than a decade working with Identity in the federal government, and has worked closely with PIV, Derived PIV, MRTD, and Alternative NIST SP 800-63 based solutions, as well as SSO and federated access.

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Matt Topper

President & Solutions Catalyst

UberEther

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Matt Topper

President & Solutions Catalyst

UberEther

Matt Topper has spent his career building some of the most secure IAM implementations in the
world. His love of large-scale, complex, automated solutions has dropped him into the center of
the coming hybrid security onslaught. Matt brings a unique perspective to the future of IAM
implementations where the walled gardens have fallen, and trust by verify rules the security
world.

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Quint Van Deman

Office of the CISO

Amazon Web Services

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Quint Van Deman

Office of the CISO

Amazon Web Services

Quint Van Deman is a Principal within the Office of the CISO, AWS Security. In this role, he increases the scope and impact of the AWS CISO externally through customer executive engagement and outreach, guiding secure cloud adoption patterns, practices, and culture. Internally, he focuses on providing influence and guidance to AWS service teams as they solve customer security challenges and uphold AWS security standards.

Before joining the Office of the CISO, Quint was the global Business Development Manager for AWS Identity services, where he led the go-to-market creation and execution for AWS Identity services, field enablement, and strategic customer advisement. He is a company wide subject matter expert on zero trust, identity, access management, and identity federation. Prior to joining AWS, Quint held enterprise architect style roles within a number of mid size organizations & consulting firms, mostly specializing in large scale open source infrastructure.

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Frank Briguglio

Public Sector Strategist

SailPoint

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Frank Briguglio

Public Sector Strategist

SailPoint

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Heather Gantt-Evans

Chief Information Security Officer

SailPoint

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Heather Gantt-Evans

Chief Information Security Officer

SailPoint

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Mike Giordano

Director of State / Local & Education Sales

SailPoint

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Mike Giordano

Director of State / Local & Education Sales

SailPoint

Mike Giordano has been assisting State & Local Government and Educational institutions in modernizing, optimizing, and securing their organizations for more than 25 years. Before joining SailPoint three years ago to expand and lead their State, Local, and Education vertical he held similar leadership roles at Okta, Adobe, and Symantec where he championed his customers’ unique needs and their public sector use cases. Mike lives in Allentown, Pa. with his wife, three daughters and two dogs.

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Dana Reed

Distinguished Engineer, Office of the Chief Technology Officer

SailPoint

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Dana Reed

Distinguished Engineer, Office of the Chief Technology Officer

SailPoint

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Jeff Kidwell

Vice President of Vertical Sales

SailPoint

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Jeff Kidwell

Vice President of Vertical Sales

SailPoint

Jeff Kidwell is a 30 year Software Industry veteran that has been leading SailPoint business
activities in the Vertical Markets of US Federal Government, State and Local Governments,
Higher Education, and Healthcare. Jeff joined SailPoint in 2015 and has been working with
SailPoint Customers, Partners and Prospects mapping SailPoint solutions to customer
requirements while helping customers meet their desired business outcome. Prior to SailPoint,
Jeff spent years in the Software Industry building and growing Business Teams for technology
companies, with a focus on the adoption of new technology. These Technologies include Red
Hat Linux, Big Data Technologies and Cybersecurity Solutions.

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Jim Russell

Director of Federal Sales

SailPoint

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Jim Russell

Director of Federal Sales

SailPoint

Jim Russell has led the Federal Sales Team  at SailPoint for the past 4 years, enabling federal agencies to modernize their identity program to address the current threat landscape. Prior to joining SailPoint, Jim has held Public Sector leadership roles of increasing responsibility  and growth with Kratos Defense, Symantec and IBM as well as other technology organizations spanning over 25 years.  Jim holds multiple degrees from Penn State University and is active in numerous public sector associations.

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Esteban Soto

Advisory Solutions Consultant

SailPoint

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Esteban Soto

Advisory Solutions Consultant

SailPoint

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George Jackson

Director of Events

GovExec

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George Jackson

Director of Events

GovExec

George Jackson is the director of events at GovExec Media – the largest and most-influential media company in the public sector marketplace. George joined GovExec in October of 2020 to enhance the scale of their events and audience experiences.

He graduated from The Ohio State University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in English. In 2006, he earned his master’s in broadcast journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.

George spent the first five years of his journalism career at WJHL-TV in Johnson City Tenn. – beginning as an overnight producer for the station’s 6 a.m. broadcast. He advanced to lead on-air reporter for WJHL’s 11 p.m. newscast.

As a reporter, George examined the earnings of two non-profit hospital systems, felony charges filed against a local sheriff, predatory paving companies, a health benefits backlog for local veterans, and a series of cold-case murder investigations. He received an honorable mention for Best TV Reporter in the 2011 Tennessee AP Broadcast awards and won a Best Investigative Reporting award from Media General in 2010.

George joined DC’s ABC affiliate WJLA-TV in 2012 to produce Capital Insider, which won him an Emmy award. One year later, he developed and recorded the pilot episode of Government Matters – a program about the business of government. It debuted as a weekly show on Sunday, August 4th of 2013. George led Government Matters through September of 2020, expanded its reach to a daily worldwide audience, and produced its first feature-length documentary “The Dawn of Generation AI.”

George is from Toledo, Ohio. He lives with his wife, twin daughters, and a pair of rescue dogs in Northern Virginia.