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Ankur Chakraborty Ankur Chakraborty , Sr. Principal Engineer, Information Security, Twitter

Ankur Chakraborty is an experienced security professional serving with Twitter's information security group. He has previously held various positions in Visa Inc. helping develop their information security strategy, particularly around application security, penetration testing, third party risk and DDoS mitigation. Prior to that, he has consulted with various Fortune 500 firms to help them carry out security assessments. His current interests include third party and M&A risk and endpoint security.

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Bill Burke Bill Burke , Chief Enterprise Architect, Visa

Bill is a Chief Enterprise Security Architect with over 25 years of information systems and technology experience. He was named an Oracle of Oracles at both the Oracle Open World and the International Oracle User Groups (IOUG) conferences. He co-authored Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook, the disaster recovery management book published by Oracle Press in addition to over 25 whitepapers and articles that he presented at local, national and international conferences.
He holds certifications as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), in addition to holding the white hat, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) professional designation.
Currently, he is engaged in strategic security architecture, emerging technology research, development of security software technology standards, software rationalization and governance, vision and planning in the office of the CTO.
Bill also served on the Board of Directors for the International Oracle User Group (IOUG) for 2 terms (4 years) and the Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG) also for 2 terms (4 years).
Prior to Visa, Bill worked for Oracle USA as a Consulting Technical Director where his primary responsibility was interacting with strategic customers that were having business critical events in security or database operations. He was the head of the Oracle Performance Engineering Center of Excellence from inception until he joined CyberSource in 2009.
He holds PMI, ITIL and OCP certifications in the business and database area.

Specialties:Information Technology Management, Systems Engineering & Integration, Enterprise Security Architecture, SPI virtualization, PCI, SOX & HIPPA Compliant Ultra High Availability Database Architectures, Team Recruiting & Building, Project Management, ITIL.

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Bo Pitsker Bo Pitsker , Enterprise Security Architect, University of California

Bo Pitsker is an Enterprise Security Architect, working in the ITS Strategic Planning Department at the University of California, Office of the President (UCOP). His duties include conceptualizing, planning, designing and implementing integrated security architectures and enterprise level security principles and standards.

Previously, Bo worked for Polycom, San Francisco International Airport (SFO), and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). At Polycom he worked with the Polycom product security team to enhance security posture of Polycom products.

At SFO Bo promoted industry “best practices” such as ISO 27001/2 and worked with the CISO to develop and implement information security policies and procedures.

At LLNL Bo pioneered the use of Earned Value Management for large-scale, high risk projects. He has managed network project deployments across continents, and managed the largest trade show network in the world, Interop. Bo is a published author, speaker, and startup survivor. He lives in San Francisco.

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Colin Anderson Colin Anderson , VP & CISO, Levi Strauss & Co.

Colin in the Vice President of Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer of Levi Strauss & Co. In this role Colin is responsible for Levi Strauss & Co. global risk management, compliance, and information security in the 110 countries where Levi Strauss does business. A risk professional for over 20 years Colin has also held CISO and security leadership positions at Safeway, Commerce One, and Bank of America prior to Levi Strauss & Co.

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Dominique Nguyen Dominique Nguyen , VP/ Sr Architect Global Information Security Innovation, Bank of America

Dominique Nguyen currently serves as a Global Security Senior Architect at Bank of America. Her role as a Global Security Strategist and Subject Matter Expert is to research technology trends, threat landscape, law and regulations and recommend security strategies and policies that impact the information security technology and architecture deployment at the bank. Dominique actively works to promote information security best practices and standards within and outside of the Bank of America.

Dominique is a member of the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) involved in ID-Cloud Technology Committee (TC) and a member of BITS Financial Round Table committee.

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Keith Koo Keith Koo , Managing Director Vendor Risk Administration Group Enterprise Risk Reporting & Analysis, Bank of Tokyo

Keith leads the Vendor Risk Management and Administration program for MUFG-Union Bank. Keith is responsible to ensure that the Bank has the proper framework, policies and controls to meet regulatory standards for effective 3rd party management. Within his purview is the oversight of the banks Vendor Risk Subject Matter Experts which includes Information Security, Cyber Risk, Business Continuity, Data Privacy, Compliance, BSA/AML and Contract Management.

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Lakshmi Hanspal Lakshmi Hanspal , Chief Security Officer, SAP Ariba

Persuasive experienced leader who provides overall direction and leadership for security strategies with emphasis on security, risk and privacy management, in addition to oversight for initiatives, projects and people

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Sherry Ryan Sherry Ryan , VP & CISO, Juniper Networks

Sherry Ryan is an IT Vice President and CISO of Juniper Networks. Previously, Sherry held similar positions at Blue Shield of California, Hewlett-Packard, Safeway and Levi Strauss where she established and led their information security programs. Sherry holds the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification from ISACA and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification from ISC2. She is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).

Sherry has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Redlands, and earned her MBA from the College of Notre Dame.

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Steven Zalewski Steven Zalewski , Chief Security Architect, Levi Strauss & Co.

Mr. Zalewski is currently the Chief Security Architect and Director of Cybersecurity Intelligence and Incident Response at Levi Strauss & Co. In this role he is responsible for the company's global cybersecurity strategy and managing the cybersecurity incident response organization. Prior to this, Steve was the Enterprise Security Architect at Pacific Gas & Electric Company, leading the security architecture team responsible for the company's cybersecurity strategy and architecture. Other positions Steve has held include leadership roles in storage networking, data protection and operating system design.

He has multiple patents in data protection and multi-processor operating system design and holds CISSP, CISM and CRISC security certifications.

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