Dr Gilad Rosner
Founder, IoT Privacy Forum; Expert in Public Policy of IoT & Identity Management; Privacy and Technology Policy Researcher
Dr Gilad Rosner is a privacy and information policy researcher and the founder of the non-profit Internet of Things Privacy Forum, a crossroads for industry, regulators, academics, government and privacy advocates to discuss the privacy challenges of the IoT. The Forum’s mission is to produce guidance, analysis and best practices to help industry and government to reduce privacy risk and innovate responsibly in the domain of connected devices.
Gilad’s broader work focuses on the IoT, identity management, US & EU privacy and data protection regimes, and online trust. His research has been used by the UK House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report on the Responsible Use of Data and he is a featured expert on O’Reilly and the BBC. Gilad is an internationally invited speaker and has given talks at industry conferences, universities, and government agencies, including the US National Institute of Standards and Technology. Gilad has a 20-year career in IT, having worked with identity management technology, digital media, automation and telecommunications.
Gilad is a member of the UK Cabinet Office Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group, which provides independent analysis and guidance on Government digital initiatives and is a member of the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems. He is a Visiting Researcher at the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute, an Affiliate Researcher at UC Berkeley’s Centre for Long-Term Cybersecurity and has consulted on trust issues for the UK government’s identity assurance programme, Verify.gov.
Chief Data Officer, 2021 DataIQ Top 100
Lauren’s career covers nearly 20 years in consumer data strategy, from building consumer identity as part of data monetisation efforts to bringing the technologies and processes required to deliver data-driven marketing and brand experience.
As a Chief Data & Digital Officer at Dentsu and through a variety of roles at IBM and an Equifax spin-off, her unique data-driven marketing expertise spans the value chain from advertising strategy, audience, media activation, digital marketing, AdTech, MarTech and CRM.
As a COO of Digital Transformation, she brought together the people, processes and technologies required to set the foundation for a new sales and growth organisation at Dentsu international.
Currently, as a Managing Director at Accenture Interactive, she is focal for the Consumer Goods Industry as well as leading the Customer Data Orchestration practice, helping clients with their first-party data strategies, data monetisation and MAD Tech (Martech + Adtech) convergence technical strategies.
Vice President, Security Strategy & Threat Intelligence, Venafi
Kevin Bocek is responsible for security strategy and threat intelligence at Venafi. He brings more than 16 years of experience in IT security with leading security and privacy leaders including RSA Security, Thales, PGP Corporation, IronKey, CipherCloud, nCipher, andXcert. He is sought after for comment by the world’s leading media such as Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post,Forbes, Fortune, BBC, Süddeutsche Zeitung, USA
Senior ASIC Verification Engineer, Boeing
With over 18 years of experience in the software industry with leading MNCs like Alcatel Lucent, Mentor Graphics and Cadence Design Systems, Kumud has been a part of senior management and recognised as a thought leader within these organizations.
At present, she is working with Boeing India as a Senior ASIC Verification Engineer.
Being a prominent speaker and a well sought-after name in national and international conferences, she has been regularly quoted in Indian print and digital media on global issues. She has been invited by various Indian government bodies, including its defence forces to train their cyber workforce.
Along with her team, she has devised and conducted various events for capacity building and cyber safety awareness in association with state police departments and UNICEF.
She has supported various government initiatives in their technical reviews and audits, especially the smart city initiatives of the Government of India.
She has been involved actively in the Cadence Design System for solving complex design problems using Machine Learning Algorithms
Chief Security Officer (CSO) Keyfactor
Chris Hickman is the chief security officer at Keyfactor. Chris is responsible for establishing & maintaining Keyfactor’s leadership position as a world-class, technical organization with deep security industry expertise. He leads client success initiatives and helps integrate the voice of the customer directly into Keyfactor’s platform and capability set. Prior to joining Keyfactor, Chris was Director of Technical Services at Alacris, a smartcard and certificate management company. Chris has worked on PKI projects for organizations and firms including NATO, both the U.S. and Canadian Departments of Defense, Fortune 100 banks and financial institutions, manufacturers, insurance companies, telecommunication providers and retailers.
IAM Business Analyses Manager, Ahold Delhaize
Martin Sandren is a security architect and delivery lead with over eighteen years of experience in various information security-related roles who is primarily focused on security architecture and digital identity including global scale customer, privileged and internal IAM systems using Microsoft Azure Active Directory, SailPoint, Saviynt, ForgeRock, IBM, and Oracle security stacks.
Experience includes architect, onshore and offshore team lead as well as an individual developer. Wide international experience gained through having lived and worked in Sweden, Germany, the UK, the USA, and the Netherlands. Martin is a frequent speaker at international conferences such as Consumer Identity World, MyData and European Cloud Conference.
Martin Sandren is a board member of the IDnext foundation, founder of the Digital Identity Amsterdam meetup and active within IDPro.
External IAG Architect, Hilti
The emphasis of my professional activity during the last fifteen plus years was on IAM (Identity and Access Management) and GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) projects, driven by the clients’ needs to comply with regulatory demands and close audit findings, complemented by related project activities incl. SoD (Segregation of Duties) methodology development, RE (Requirement Engineering), RM (role modelling and design of standardised access- and role-models), onboarding and full integration of complex business application suits into the corporate IAM-frameworks, WM (workflow and associated process modelling) and BPAM (business process analysis and modelling), applying relevant security norms (ISO27000, Cobit, MaRisk, IT Grundschutz, etc.) and regulatory requirements (EU (GDPR), ECB, SOx, MAS, FFIEC, BaFin (BAIT, VAIT, KAIT), BuBa, FinMA, BoE, etc.).
In addition to pure IAG issues I am also working on general IT-security related aspects like HPAM (High Privilege Access Management), SSO (Single-Sign On), CM (Cloud Migration), Firewall and VPN to complete an IAG framework.
Rounded-up by communication, coordination and setting up train-the-trainer schemes with HR, relevant business and specialist departments.
Senior Security Architect, AppViewX
Peter, currently the Senior Security Architect at AppViewX, has over 20 years of experience practicing and educating people around cybersecurity issues with leading companies like Symantec, Kaspersky Lab, and Entrust.
Professor of Cyber Security, University of Nottingham
Steven Furnell is a professor of cyber security at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.
He is also an Adjunct Professor with Edith Cowan University in Western Australia and an Honorary Professor with Nelson Mandela University in South Africa.
His research interests include usability of security and privacy, security management and culture, and technologies for user authentication and intrusion detection.
He has authored over 340 papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings, as well as various books and books chapters.
Prof. Furnell is the current Chair of Technical Committee 11 (security and privacy) within the International Federation for Information Processing, as well as the editor-in-chief of Information and Computer Security, and a board member of the Chartered Institute of Information Security.
Executive Council Representative, NZ IoT Alliance; Industry Collaborator, Tech Futures Lab
John McDermott has recently returned to the UK from New Zealand where he has many interests related to the Internet of Things applications.
John is founder of BoatSecure (www.boatsecure.net) for remote sensing of boats; running the successful IoT Auckland Meetup group since 2016; working with Tech Futures Lab – a post-graduate education college – to develop a series of educational qualifications for entrepreneurs and enterprise managers in IoT technologies and applications, and consulting to enterprises on their IoT application roadmaps.
John has interviewed founders of several LEO IoT satellite companies and built operating demonstration systems using their systems.
John is a graduate of the University of Manchester with an Electronics degree and holds an MBA from the Queensland University of Technology. John has worked as a development engineer and as a marketing manager in telecoms and wireless companies in the UK and New Zealand.
Director, Identity & Access Management, Board Member, IDPro
Jon Lehtinen is an identity & security professional with 16 years of experience driving global-scale organizations like Thomson Reuters & General Electric to mature their identity & security postures.
He advocates for the adoption of standards-based protocols, automation, and self-service while reducing barriers to adoption through continuous customer engagement.
Jon is dedicated to the growth and maturity of IAM as a profession and is eager to mentor early career professionals to inject new voices into the industry.
He is a member of the OpenID Foundation, the Kantara Initiative, Women in Identity, and is a founding member of IDPro where he currently serves on the Board of Directors.