|Nawaf Bitar||Arthur W. Coviello, Jr.||Scott Harrison|
|Scott Charney||Michael Fey||Stephen Trilling|
|Stephen Colbert||Art Gilliland||Padmasree Warrior|
|Philippe Courtot||Manish Gupta||Christopher Young|
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Security Business Unit
Juniper Networks, Inc.
Nawaf Bitar joined Juniper Networks in April 2011 and today is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Security Business Unit. In this role, Bitar is responsible for Juniper's security business including the overall strategy and execution. He is also a Venture Partner at Allegis Capital. Prior to joining Juniper, he served as Vice President of Engineering and Operations of Security Technology at Cisco Systems, Inc. He joined Cisco in 2007 when it acquired IronPort Systems, where he served as Senior Vice President of Engineering. Previously he served as Vice President of File Systems and Services at Network Appliance, Inc and held roles at Silicon Graphics, Inc. and Apollo Computer, Inc. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. degree.
Corporate Vice President,
Scott Charney is Corporate Vice President for Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group, where he helps ensure the company’s products and services comply with security and privacy standards. Charney also leads Microsoft’s engagements with governments, partners and customers on security and privacy issues. Before joining Microsoft in 2002, he led PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Cybercrime Prevention and Response Practice, and served as Chief of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section at the U.S. Department of Justice. He serves on the U.S. President’s National Security and Telecommunications Advisory Committee and was a Co-chair of the Center for Strategic and International Studies nonpartisan Commission on Cybersecurity. He holds degrees in history, English and law.
Award-winning host and executive producer of "The Colbert Report" and New York Times best selling author
Stephen Colbert is best known as the host, writer and executive producer of the long-running Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning series "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central. Colbert is also a New York Times best-selling author and accomplished actor.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Demonstrating a unique mix of technical vision, marketing and business acumen, Philippe Courtot has repeatedly built innovative companies into industry leaders. As Chief Executive Office of Qualys, Courtot has worked with thousands of companies to improve their IT security and compliance postures. He received the SC Magazine Editor's Award in 2004 for bringing on demand technology to the network security industry and for co-founding the CSO Interchange as a forum for sharing information in the security industry. He was named 2011 CEO of the Year by SC Magazine Awards Europe and is on the Board of Directors for StopBadware.org and TechAmerica. In 2012, he launched the Trustworthy Internet Movement, a vendor-neutral organization committed to resolving the problems of Internet security, privacy and reliability.
Arthur W. Coviello, Jr.
RSA, the Security Division of EMC
Arthur Coviello is responsible for RSA’s strategy and overall operations as it delivers EMC’s global vision of information-centric security. Coviello was Chief Executive Officer of RSA Security, Inc. prior to its acquisition by EMC in 2006. He joined the company in 1995 and has been a driving force in its rapid growth since that time. His expertise and influence have made him a recognized leader in the industry, where he plays a key role in several national cyber-security initiatives.
He has more than 30 years of strategic, operating and financial management experience in high-technology companies. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at EnerNOC and AtHoc. He has spoken at numerous conferences and forums around the world.
Executive Vice President, General Manager of Corporate Products & Chief Technology Officer
Michael Fey is the Executive Vice President, General Manager of Corporate Products & Chief Technology Officer for McAfee where he drives the company’s long‐term strategic vision and core innovation efforts. Fey is responsible for overall business operations and strategy for McAfee’s Corporate Product Business Units.
Prior to his current role, he was Senior Vice President of Advanced Technologies and Field Engineering at McAfee, and held multiple technical management positions at Opsware and Mercury Interactive.
He is a highly‐regarded speaker, broadcast commentator and co‐author of the book entitled “Security Battleground: An Executive Field Manual” which provides strategic guidance to executives who shoulder oversight responsibility for information security efforts.
Senior Vice President
HP Software Enterprise Security Products
Art Gilliland serves as Senior Vice President of HP Software Enterprise Security Products (ESP). A 15-year security industry veteran, Gilliland joined HP from Symantec, where he served as a Senior Vice President of the Information Security Group. As part of the original IMlogic team, he served as Vice President of Products and Marketing and helped grow the company into an industry leader until it was acquired by Symantec. Previously, he worked as Senior Consultant with Gemini Consulting, which specialized in innovation and technology strategies. He earned a B.A. in Economics from Carleton College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Recognized as an information security expert, he also holds several key patents in security and is a CISSP.
Senior Vice President
Manish Gupta brings close to 15 years of experience in leading product management, product strategy and product marketing at top tier technology companies such as Cisco, McAfee, Redback Networks and Intel. Most recently, Gupta was the vice president of marketing for the security technology business unit at Cisco, where he joined in 2012 and defined their three-year security strategy. From 2007 to 2012, he held a vice president position at McAfee where he led product strategy for a $300M+ product portfolio. He was awarded his M.B.A. in Marketing, Finance and Strategy from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and holds an M.S. in Engineering from the University of Maryland and a B.S. in Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
charity: water is one of the most successful non-profits in the world. By looking at his organization as a business, uniquely marketing and promoting his cause, and harnessing the power of online and social media, founder Scott Harrison has up-ended the traditional mode of fundraising—establishing himself as a leader in the philanthropic sector. Harrison motivates audiences to think outside the box to create bold changes in the way they approach their work.
He spent 10 years as an event promoter in New York City, before leaving to become a volunteer photojournalist on a hospital ship off the coast of Liberia. Two years later, upon returning to New York City, he founded charity: water.
Turning his full attention to the global water crisis and the one billion people who are without clean water to drink, he created innovative public installations and unique online-fundraising platforms to spread international awareness of the issue. In just over six years, with the help of more than 400,000 donors worldwide, charity: water has raised over $93 million and funded over 8,000 water projects in 21 countries. When completed, those projects will provide over 3.2 million people with clean, safe drinking water.
He was recognized in Fortune magazine’s "40 under 40” list, and the Forbes "Impact 30" list. He is currently a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
Senior Vice President
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer at Symantec, Stephen Trilling is responsible for developing the company’s overall technology vision, driving cross-company engineering initiatives and collaboration, and overseeing shared engineering organizations. Previously, Trilling served as Senior Vice President of Symantec’s Security Technology and Response division, a worldwide team of security engineers, threat analysts and researchers that provides the underlying functionality, threat expertise and security content for Symantec’s security products. Prior to this, he was the Founder and Vice President of Symantec Research Labs, the company’s advanced research division. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Yale University and an M.S. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Chief Technology & Strategy Officer (CTSO)
Cisco Chief Technology & Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior is charged with aligning technology development and corporate strategy to enable Cisco to anticipate, shape and lead major market transitions. She helps direct technology and operational innovation across the company and oversees strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, the integration of new business models, the incubation of new technologies and the cultivation of world-class technical talent.
In her previous role, Warrior served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and also co-led Cisco’s worldwide engineering organization. As Senior Vice President, Engineering, she was responsible for core switching, collaboration, cloud computing and data center/virtualization, security and architectures for business transformation.
Senior Vice President
Cisco Security Business Group
As Senior Vice President of the Security Business Group at Cisco, Chris Young is responsible for managing a cross-portfolio security strategy and architecture, as well as Cisco’s own internal security platforms. Young oversees a team of more than 2000 employees.
He joined Cisco from VMware, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Products at RSA. He has also served as Vice President of safety and security premium services for America Online, Inc. (AOL) and prior to that, he founded and served as president of Cyveillance.
He holds a bachelor of arts degree, cum laude, from Princeton University and a master’s degree in business administration, with distinction, from the Harvard Business School.