There is a difference between knowing what to do and how to do it in a way that works in the real world. We have personally invited speakers and panelists that have a depth of knowledge and experience to share on the subjects you care about.

Keep checking back as we continue to add more exciting talent to the event.

Scheduled to Appear

Gary Rowe

CEO, TechVision Research

Gary helps companies turn strategy into reality. Whether it’s on the technical side where his depth of knowledge on subjects like identity, blockchain, IoT, privacy and several others, or on the business side in areas such as innovation, new business models, and organizational transformation, people seek Gary’s counsel.

His track record of helping enterprises successfully apply core infrastructure technology is reflected in his success in building businesses, including his latest, TechVision Research.  


Jamie Lewis

Venture Partner, Rain Capital, Former CEO/Research Chair, Burton Group

Jamie encourages others to challenge ideas, not people. Jamie has studied and influenced core infrastructure technologies for more than 25 years. He was founder and CEO of Burton Group, an enterprise IT research and advisory firm, which Gartner acquired in 2009. Subsequently, he began working with startups through angel investing. He joined Rain Capital as a Venture Partner in 2018.


Bob Blakley

Global Director of Information Security Innovation – Citibank

If you want to understand Information Security, Risk, Identity and Privacy, ask Bob Blakley. In addition to his work at Citi, he’s a member of the National Academy of Science’s Forum on Cyber Resilience, and is an organizer of the ACSA New Security Paradigms Workshop (NSPW). He is the author of, “CORBASecurity: An Introduction to Safe Computing with Objects,” published by Addison-Wesley. Bob holds twenty patents in cryptography and information security, and he publishes regularly in the academic literature on information security and privacy.

Eve Maler

VP of Innovation & Emerging Technology – ForgeRock 

People who want to understand digital identity seek out Eve Maler. Eve co-invented the SAML and XML standards. As part of ForgeRock’s Office of the CTO, Eve drives privacy and consent innovation.  Maler founded, and leads, the User-Managed Access (UMA) industry standard efforts. With the knowledge from this community, she guides ForgeRock’s implementation of UMA into the company’s identity and access solutions. She also directs the company’s engagement with interoperability standards, including Health Relationship Trust (HEART), and private forums such as Open Banking.

Karen Hobert

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Karen helps organizations eradicate workplace rigidity that is killing their ability to be agile, fast and innovative.

She has deep experience the digital transformation areas of content services, collaboration, messaging, social, information security, cloud platforms, and web services. 


Doug Simmons

Managing Director, TechVision Research

Doug helps companies get IT security, risk management, and identity and access management (IAM) right in an accelerating and ever-changing digital landscape.

Doug has helped hundreds of large enterprise clients in multiple vertical industries including financial services, health care, higher education, federal and state government, manufacturing, aerospace, energy, utilities, and critical infrastructure.

Archie Reed

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Archie helps companies reliably create and deliver strategy faster. Having developed and delivered solutions ranging from startups with fundamental MVP goals through to global enterprises deliver SaaS and Business Process Automation solutions globally with three 9’s reliability. Archie helps make the right calls to deliver success.

Patrick McClory

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Patrick helps enterprises thrive in the cloud. Patrick specializes in applying his high-scale automation and iterative application development experience to help our customers build and grow, bigger and faster. He helps enterprises move not only their infrastructure, but their strategies and plans to the cloud. From cloud-native design to cost-conscious implementation, Patrick helps you strategize, plan, implement and run the technology that powers your business.

Fred Cohen

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Fred helps companies define and manage risk. Dr. Fred Cohen is widely considered to be one of the leading security/risk experts in the world. He is best known as the person that defined the term “computer virus” and inventor of the most widely used computer virus defense techniques. He has authored over 200 published research articles, authored several books and established Masters and Ph.D. security programs now part of Webster University. His combination of management, technical, and communication skills, allows him to effectively bridge the gap between decision makers and implementers. With almost 40 years of experience and a global reputation for integrity, accuracy, and innovation, Fred Cohen is widely considered one of the world’s leading authorities in information protection and risk management.

Sorell Slaymaker

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Sorell helps companies communicate and collaborate effectively and securely. He is an accomplished IT Architect with a focus on network, security, and communications architecture and he specializes in IT Architecture – Network Architecture, SIP Trunking, Contact Centers, Unified Communications, and Security Architecture. With decades of experience in retail, insurance and healthcare sectors, and deep knowledge in security and advanced communications platforms, Sorell is a most sought-after resource.

Dan Blum

Managing Partner and Principal Consultant at Security Architects Partners

People turn to Dan to help them solve the most complex issues they have in security and identity. An internationally-recognized expert in security, privacy, cloud computing and identity management he develops Security Architects Partners’ business partnerships, creates content and leads consulting engagements. Formerly, he was a Golden Quill award-winning VP and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner and one of the founding partners of Burton Group. As a Principal Consultant at Security Architects Partners and formerly at Gartner, he has led or contributed to projects on security or digital identity strategy, architecture, risk management programs, risk assessments, and policy/process development.

Recently honored as a Privacy by Design Ambassador, he’s authored 2 books, written for numerous publications and participated in standards groups such as CSA, ISACA, OASIS and others.

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