Speakers
Keynote Speaker
Robert S. Mueller III
Partner, WilmerHale
Former Director, FBI
 
Mike Waters
Director of Enterprise Information Security
Booz Allen Hamilton Information Services
Mike has been working in the technology industry since 1986. He has been with Booz Allen Hamilton Information Services as the Director of Enterprise Information Security since 2007. He built the team from five staff struggling to keep the firewalls up to more than seventy staff providing world-class IT risk management and incident response. Mike has both a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science.
 
Michael Viscuso
CTO, SVP Products
Carbon Black
Michael Viscuso drives the company and product strategy for Carbon Black, of which he was cofounder and chief executive officer when it merged with Bit9 in February 2014. A business-minded technologist, Viscuso is known for his drive and sense of mission and is highly regarded in the Computer Network Operations community as a top mind in offensive security. He cofounded Carbon Black in 2011 to provide organizations with unmatched protection, detection and incident response capabilities. Prior to the merger with Bit9, Viscuso led Carbon Black’s rapid rise and brand recognition in the market. Viscuso earned bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and computer science at Villanova University.
 
Mark Settle
CIO
Okta
Mark Settle is a seven-time CIO with broad business experience in information services, enterprise software, consumer products, high tech distribution, financial services and oil & gas. He has led IT organizations of Fortune 500 companies; maintained the R&D infrastructure required for software product development; and hosted customer-facing delivery systems for commercial products and services. He has received multiple industry awards and is a three-time CIO 100 honoree. Settle sits on the advisory boards of several Silicon Valley venture capital firms and is the author of Truth from the Trenches: A Practical Guide to the Art of IT Management, published at the end of 2016. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from MIT and a PhD from Brown University. Settle is a former Air Force officer and NASA Program Scientist.
 
Martin Roesch
Vice President and Chief Architect
Cisco Security Business Group
Martin Roesch is responsible for shaping the technology strategy and design of the company’s comprehensive security portfolio, and also oversees threat research, including the Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group. Roesch joined Cisco through the acquisition of Sourcefire, which he founded in 2001. At Sourcefire, he was Chief Technology Officer and a member of its Board of Directors. Roesch, who has more than 20 years of industry experience in network security and embedded systems engineering, is also the author and lead developer of the Snort® Intrusion Prevention and Detection System (www.snort.org) that forms the foundation for Next-Generation IPS. Roesch has received a host of awards, including recognition as one of the Top 25 Disrupters of 2013 by CRN Magazine and one of eWeek's Top 100 Most Influential People in IT.
 
Robert S. Mueller III
Partner, WilmerHale
Former Director, FBI
Robert S. Mueller, III is a partner at WilmerHale in Washington, DC, where his practice focuses on investigations, crisis management, privacy, and cyber security work.

Mr. Mueller served as the sixth Director of the FBI from September 2001 to September 2013. He was nominated by President George W. Bush and was sworn in as Director on September 4, 2001 – just one week before 9/11. His ten-year term was extended for an additional two years at the request of President Barack Obama and pursuant to legislation passed by Congress.

Born in New York City, Mr. Mueller grew up outside of Philadelphia. He graduated from Princeton University in 1966 and later earned a master’s degree in International Relations at New York University in 1967.

After college, he joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served as an officer for three years, leading a rifle platoon of the Third Marine Division in Vietnam. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals, the Purple Heart and the  Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

Following his military service, Mr. Mueller earned a law degree from the University of Virginia Law School in 1973 and served on the Law Review.

After completing his education, Mr. Mueller worked as a litigator in San Francisco until 1976. He then served for 12 years in the United States Attorney’s Offices, first in the Northern District of California in San Francisco, where he rose to be chief of its’ criminal division. In 1982, he moved to Boston as an Assistant United States Attorney where he investigated and prosecuted major financial fraud, terrorist and public corruption cases, as well as narcotics conspiracies and international money launderers.

After serving as a partner at the Boston law firm of Hill and Barlow, Mr. Mueller returned to public service. In 1989 he served in the United States Department of Justice as an assistant to Attorney General Richard L. Thornburgh. The following year he took charge of its Criminal Division. During his tenure, he oversaw prosecutions including the conviction of Panama leader Manuel Noriega, the Lockerbie Pan Am 103 bombing case and the John Gotti mobster prosecution. In 1991, he was elected Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

In 1993, Mr. Mueller became a partner at Boston’s Hale and Dorr, specializing in complex white collar crime litigation. He returned to public service in 1995 as senior litigator in the Homicide Section of the District of Columbia United States Attorney’s Office. In 1998, Mr. Mueller was named United States Attorney in San Francisco and held that position until 2001. He then served as Acting Deputy Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice for several months before becoming FBI Director.

Mr. Mueller and his wife, Ann, have two daughters.
 
Stuart McClure
CEO
Cylance
Stuart leads Cylance as its CEO and visionary for a new approach to threat detection, protection and response. He is one of the leading experts and practical thinkers in the computer security industry today, with a highly regarded 25-year history in the security industry. Prior to Cylance, Stuart was EVP, Global CTO and General Manager of the Security Management Business Unit for McAfee/Intel. While there, he established an elite team of security researchers called TRACE, which frequently discovered zero-day vulnerabilities and emerging threats in embedded and critical infrastructure.

Previously, Stuart helped formalize the cyber security program at Kaiser Permanente, and started Foundstone, Inc., a global consulting and products company acquired by McAfee in 2004. The lead-author of Hacking Exposed, he earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado and holds numerous IT and security certifications.
 
Kevin Mandia
CEO and Board Director
FireEye
Kevin has spent more than 20 years in information security. He joined FireEye in December 2013, when FireEye acquired Mandiant, the company he founded in 2004 and grew to nearly 500 employees and more than $100 million in revenue. He served as FireEye President from February 2015 until his appointment as CEO in June 2016. Prior to Mandiant, he was the Director of Computer Forensics at Foundstone (acquired by McAfee Corp.) and Director of Information Security for Sytex (later acquired by Lockheed Martin). As a U.S. Air Force Officer, Kevin served as a computer security officer in the 7th Communications Group at the Pentagon and as a special agent in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. He holds a B.S. in computer science from Lafayette College and a M.S. in forensic science from The George Washington University.
 
James Lyne
Global Head of Security Research
Sophos
James Lyne is Global Head of Security Research at Sophos. He is a self-professed 'massive geek' and has technical expertise spanning a variety of the security domains from forensics to offensive security. James has worked with many organizations on security strategy, handled a number of severe incidents and is a frequent industry advisor. He is a certified instructor at the SANS institute and often a headline presenter at industry conferences.

James is a big believer that one of the biggest problems of security is making it accessible and interesting to those outside the security industry. As a result, he takes every opportunity to educate on security threats and best practice always featuring live demonstrations and showing how the cyber criminals operate in the real world.

James has given multiple TED talks, including at the main TED event. He's also appeared on a long list of national TV programs to educate the public including CNN, NBC, BBC News and Bill Maher.
 
Abbie Lundberg
President, Lundberg Media; former Editor in Chief, CIO
Abbie Lundberg is a business technology analyst, author and professional speaker with over 25 years’ experience reporting and commenting on the use of technology in business. Part of the founding team at CIO magazine, she served as Editor in Chief for 13 years and continues her affiliation as a Contributing Editor.

Abbie delivers world-class thought leadership through her research and writing for such clients as Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and the MIT Sloan School of Management’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR), where she was part of a team studying the involvement of boards of directors in digital business issues.

A popular speaker, Abbie regularly delivers keynote presentations at CIO conferences in the U.S. and abroad. She leads dozens of CIO roundtables and dinner discussions every year.

Abbie has devoted her career to advancing business through the effective use of information technology. She has testified before Congress and worked with the FBI and Secret Service (an unprecedented collaboration at the time) to develop a set of recommendations for information sharing around cyber security and critical infrastructure protection.
 
Christine Holloway
Vice President of Networking, Digital Workspace & Security Solutions
CDW
Christine Holloway is Vice President of networking, digital workspace and security solutions for CDW, a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare. Holloway, a tenured industry and sales veteran, is responsible for the overall strategy and development of CDW’s, enterprise networking, IoT, collaboration, mobility and security solutions offerings. She leads a team of more than 350 solution architects who are responsible for consulting and designing these solutions with a business outcome focus for CDW clients and prospects.

Holloway earned a B.S. in education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and has completed additional post-graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Presently, she serves on the board of directors of College Possible, a national non-profit organization that makes college admission and graduation possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. Holloway is also active in numerous community and mission outreach initiatives through her church.

 
Jill Billhorn
Vice President, Medium Large East
CDW
Jill Billhorn leads the Eastern regional sales team for medium and large customers at CDW and ensures excellence in customer engagement for the segment. Prior to joining CDW in 2010, Billhorn served in leadership roles at various organizations. She was managing director for business development at Holden International, a leading sales training and development company. Previously, she spent 18 years managing and developing successful sales organizations for AT&T, Ameritech, MCI and other companies. Billhorn earned a B.S. in English from the University of Illinois – Champaign. She is active in the Women’s Opportunity Network at CDW and supports organizations such as the Girl Scouts and Girls on the Run, which focus on nutrition and fitness as an aspect of education.
 
Sadik Al-Abdulla
Director of Security Solutions
CDW
Sadik Al-Abdulla is responsible for strategy, go-to-market, and solutions development within the company’s Strategic Solutions and Services organization. His team guides customers through the landmines of information risk management, network security, and compliance in this modern day battlefield of constantly evolving threats and controls. Since joining CDW in 2000, Al-Abdulla has held responsibility for security operations in CDW’s managed services business, identity and risk consulting, and has spent several years designing highly-effective security strategies for CDW customers. He assumed responsibility for the security consulting business in 2007, and the entire security business in late 2010. Al-Abdulla is a perennial speaker at industry events, and has served as an industry expert for numerous publications.