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Invited to Appear

Gary Rowe

CEO and Principal Consulting Analyst, 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.  


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, 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.

Diana Kelley

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Diana Kelley’s security career spans over 30 years. Diana is a Principal Consulting Analyst at TechVision Research, and her focus will be on wide-ranging trends and topics in cybersecurity including Next-Gen SOC (security operations centers) & Incident Response, Secure Software Development/DevSecOps, and Extended Detection and Response (XDR). Before joining TechVision, she was the Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft, Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security, GM at Symantec, VP at Burton Group (now Gartner), and a Manager at KPMG.

David Goodman, D.Phil

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

David has over 25 years experience in senior identity management positions in Europe and the US. He led two prominent pioneering EC-funded identity/security projects while working for IBM, firstly with Lotus in the Notes/Domino product management team and later with Tivoli’s security division. He has led several start-ups in the identity space and spent eight years in senior product management roles for telecom providers Apertio, Nokia Siemens Networks and Ericsson.

He has worked as a technology analyst and consulted with some of the largest companies in Europe and the US. He has particular insights in the European privacy/regulatory environment, European clients and vendors. For 13 years he was chairman of EEMA, the leading European identity and security membership association.

David, who is based in Scotland, graduated from the University of Manchester and completed a doctorate at Oxford University’s Oriental Institute.

Gerry Gebel

Head of Standards, Strata Identity

Gerry is a recognized leader in the identity management space. His accomplished career spans over two decades in which he has been instrumental in providing requirements definition, architecture development, and strategic planning for identity management projects with Fortune 500 corporations. In his current role as Head of Standards for Strata Identity, Gerry promotes standards-based approaches for addressing the challenges of managing distributed multi-cloud and hybrid cloud/on-premises identity systems.

 Prior to joining Strata, Gerry managed business development for Axiomatics, a global provider of access control solutions. Previously, he was Vice President & Service Director with identity-focused research firm Burton Group for nearly 10 years, covering authentication, biometrics, federated identity, PKI architecture, identity management, authorization, user provisioning, privacy, directory services, and security architecture. He authored research reports on identity standards such as SAML, WS-Federation, XACML, and Liberty Alliance.

Nathanael Coffing

CSO and Co-Founder, CloudEntity

Nathanael is the CSO and Co-Founder of Cloudentity. His extensive knowledge of Identity and Data security has been a major driver in extending authentication and dynamic authorization to any user, service or thing. With a core focus on ultra-scale and microservices security creating the market’s first microservices Zero Trust platform that provides the best customer experience bringing authentication, dynamic Authorization to API Security.

Stephen Roberts

Chief Information Security Officer, American Honda Motor Co.

Stephen oversees cyber-security and IT governance across North America.  He has worked in aerospace, banking, IT, and  joined Honda 23 years ago where he has held various leadership positions in Information Technology and Captive Finance. During his tenure he has led several large technology and business transformations impacting operations, customers and dealers.  Currently he is leading transformation of the Cybersecurity and IT Governance functions for Honda in North America.

Bernard Harguindeguy

Chief Technology Officer & Sr. VP , Ping Identity

Bernard joined Ping by way of the Elastic Beam acquisition, where he was the founder and CEO. Elastic Beam built the first hybrid cloud solution that used advanced AI techniques to deliver deep visibility into API activity and stop cyberattacks. Most recently he was Chairman, President and CEO at Atlantis Computing (award-winning storage optimization software) and the CEO of Green Border which was acquired by Google. Bernard was also the Chairman of Booshaka acquired by Sprinkler, Chairman of Norskale acquired by Citrix, Chairman of BorderWare acquired by WatchGuard, Board Member at Sygate Technologies acquired by Symantec. Bernard earned a MS in Engineering Management from Stanford University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of California Irvine where he was inducted into the Engineering Hall of Fame.

Gary Zimmerman

Chief Marketing Officer & Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Gary is an experienced executive that helps companies deliver new offers and expand markets.  His track record includes launching four companies, twenty-plus products, building and leading high-performance organizations in both marketing and SaaS development, and generating millions in sales.

Steeped in technology having led marketing, business development, product management, large-scale software development, and operational efforts in several global enterprises including AT&T, Marubeni, Infonet, and Neustar.

At TechVision, Gary focuses on identity, emerging technologies, and innovtion.

Will Koenig

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Appreciated by his clients and colleagues for his ability to forge paths and nurture ideas that enhance the user experience and achieve competitive advantage, coupled with his ease of engagement with participants ranging from the C-Suite throughout organizations of varied scope and size, Wil Koenig is frequently tapped to drive efforts to envision, create and deploy ‘something from nothing’, often via forming high functioning, diverse teams focused on common objectives, goals and outcomes.
In short, Wil delights in finding the “why” to derive the “how” and deliver the “what” to the “who”.
Wil’s past pursuits include that of Founding Director of Deutsche Bank Innovation Labs Silicon Valley, where he launched and operated a Design Lab as a vehicle to transform the Bank’s technology, processes, organization and culture, Principal Enterprise Architect with Cisco Systems engaged in fixed term client facing activities including covering IT-as-a-Service proposals, managed services optimization efforts, organizational design, and architecture program management office developments, and at Bank of America, where he led or participated in numerous business focused strategic efforts including cloud computing and global delivery frameworks and innovation demand and supply portfolio curation, architecture initiatives covering messaging and collaboration, and related operational compliance platforms, and myriad merger related transition planning and integration pursuits.
Spanning a 25+ year arc of opportunity, and long a passionate advocate, designer and practitioner of the art and science of business transformation, open innovation, corporate venture and enterprise governance, he has expertise in balancing next generation capabilities with existing data, application and technology assets amid fast-paced technological change, assessing its impacts on consumer, market and organizational dynamics while optimizing alignment between business strategies and IT initiatives.

Ori Eisen

Founder & CEO, Trusona

Ori Eisen has spent the last two decades fighting online crime, and is respected for his business knowledge and leadership.

Prior to founding Trusona, Mr. Eisen founded 41st Parameter – the leading online fraud prevention and detection solution for financial institutions and e-commerce. 41st Parameter was acquired by Experian in 2013.

Prior to 41st Parameter, Mr. Eisen served as the Worldwide Fraud Director for American Express focusing on Internet and counterfeit fraud. During his tenure, he championed the project to enhance the authorization request to include Internet specific parameters.

Prior to American Express, Mr. Eisen was the Director of Fraud Prevention for VeriSign/Network Solutions. By developing new and innovative technologies, he skillfully reduced fraud losses by over 85 percent in just three months.

Mr. Eisen is often quoted by industry insiders, and receives numerous invitations to keynote industry events and conferences. Mr. Eisen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Montclair State University and he holds over two dozen cybersecurity patents.

In his free time, Mr. Eisen volunteers with Thorn, the digital defenders of children. He founded Ball to All, a charity that donates free soccer balls around the world to children who have never had one. He is a founding member of Security Canyon – Arizona’s Cyber Security Coalition. He resides in Scottsdale and is married with two children.

Mr. Eisen has dedicated his life to fighting online crime.

Jill Phillips

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Jill Phillips is considered one of the top privacy experts in the world having built and led successful privacy programs at some of the largest companies in the world. As Chief Privacy Officer for General Motors, Jill was responsible for overseeing GM’s global enterprise-wide data privacy program and participating in the development of Auto Alliance Privacy Principles.  Previously, Jill was the Global Privacy Manager for Chevron, where she established Chevron’s privacy program. Prior to that, she was the consumer marketing attorney and first Global Privacy Officer for Dell. Her interest in privacy began in the late 1990’s when she was e-commerce senior counsel at Ford Motor Company.  Most recently, after joining Intel to help implement European GDPR requirements as well as assist with connected car privacy issues, Jill developed Boyd Gaming’s privacy program as their first privacy officer before becoming a full-time privacy consultant.

Sari Ratican

Attorney at Law at Perkins Coie LLP

Sari Heller Ratican’s global privacy and data protection practice focuses on providing practical advice tailored to each client’s unique needs. Her advice reflects her extensive in-house experience as the first Chief Privacy Officer for Amgen, Inc., the world’s largest biotechnology company, where she built and implemented the company’s global privacy program across more than 75 countries. In addition to implementing Amgen’s privacy program globally, Sari also was instrumental in strategically implementing privacy and data protection considerations and controls throughout the company’s matrixed environment including its commercial, clinical, customer experience, and digital health functions.

Sari is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (EU and US) and has been actively involved in several global privacy and data protection organizations including the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium, and the International Medical Device Privacy Consortium.

Jackson Shaw

Chief Strategy Officer, Clear Skye

Jackson began his identity management career as an early employee at Toronto-based Zoomit Corp., the pioneer in the development of meta-directory products who Microsoft acquired in 1999. While at Microsoft, he was responsible for product planning and marketing around Microsoft’s identity & access management products including Active Directory and Microsoft Identity Manager. Jackson has held various senior product management and marketing roles since Microsoft including at Vintela, Quest Software, Dell, One Identity, and Forcepoint. He studied computer science at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Michael Engle

Head of Strategic Planning, 1Kosmos

Michael is a proven information technology executive, leader, and entrepreneur. He is an expert in information security, business development, and product design/development. He has experience running large teams and multi-million-dollar projects for a Fortune-100 bank as well as working with startups that need to set direction and go from “zero to one” as it is now commonly called.  

As head of InfoSec at Lehman Brothers, he was instrumental in designing and implementing the bank’s security program.  As a co-founder of Bastille Networks, he helped raise over $40m in VC to create a powerhouse in the RF security sector.  Most recently he helped launch 1Kosmos.com, a next-generation Identity company that is changing the way people interact with digital systems, and 1414ventures.com, a seed-round venture capital fund that focuses solely on digital identity.

Mike Kiser

Strategy and Standards, Office of the CTO, Sailpoint

Mike Kiser has held a panoply of industry positions over the past 20 years—from Security Strategist to Security Analyst to Security Architect. He has designed, directed, and advised on large-scale security deployments for a global clientele. He is currently in a long-term relationship with fine haberdashery, is a chronic chronoptimist, and delights in needlessly convoluted verbiage. He has been a speaker on topics ranging from identity governance to security analytics, network security, ethics in technology, and various related privacy issues, and is the co-host of a podcast illuminating all things identity. He warmly embraces the notion that security is more of a state of mind than a destination.


Lasse Andresen

Founder and CEO of IndyKite

Lasse Andresen, a 20+ year digital identity veteran, is the founder and CEO of IndyKite . A serial entrepreneur, Andresen founded ForgeRock in 2010 and as their CEO, grew the company from a startup to an industry leader with 100% year-over-year growth, while securing over $230 million top-tier venture funding. ForgeRock has been named as a global leader in digital identity by Gartner, Forrester Research and KuppingerCole. When he’s not dreaming up the next big thing in identity, Lasse is a passionate keyboard player and cyclist, and has toured countries around the world.


Eve Maler

Chief Technology Officer, Forgerock

Eve Maler is ForgeRock’s CTO. She is a globally recognized strategist, innovator, and communicator on digital identity, security, privacy, and consent, with a passion for fostering successful ecosystems and individual empowerment. She has 20 years of experience innovating and leading standards such as SAML and User-Managed Access (UMA), and has also served as a Forrester Research security and risk analyst. She leads the ForgeRock Labs team investigating and prototyping innovative approaches to solving customers’ identity challenges, along with driving ForgeRock’s industry standards leadership.


Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Executive Director of the Global Privacy & Security by Design Centre

Dr. Ann Cavoukian is recognized as one of the world’s leading privacy experts. Dr. Cavoukian served an unprecedented three terms as the Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada. There she created Privacy by Design, a framework that seeks to proactively embed privacy into the design specifications of information technologies, networked infrastructure and business practices, thereby achieving the strongest protection possible. In 2010, International Privacy Regulators unanimously passed a Resolution recognizing Privacy by Design as an International Standard. Since then, PbD has been translated into 40 languages! In 2018, PbD was included in a sweeping new law in the EU: the General Data Protection Regulation.

Dr. Cavoukian is now the Executive Director of the Global Privacy & Security by Design Centre. She is also a Senior Fellow of the Ted Rogers Leadership Centre at Ryerson University, and a Faculty Fellow of the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

  • Cavoukian is the author of two books, “The Privacy Payoff: How Successful Businesses Build Customer Trust” with Tyler Hamilton, and “Who Knows: Safeguarding Your Privacy in a Networked World” with Don Tapscott. She has received numerous awards recognizing her leadership in privacy, including being named as one of the Top 25 Women of Influence in Canada, named as one of the Top 10 Women in Data Security and Privacy, andnamed as one of the ‘Power 50’ by Canadian Business. She was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor General of Canada for her outstanding work on creating Privacy by Design and taking it global (May, 2017), named as one of the 50 Most Impactful Smart Cities Leaders (November, 2017), named among the Top Women in Tech (December, 2017), was awarded the Toastmasters Communication and Leadership Award (April, 2018), recognized among the Top 100 Identity Influencers (February, 2019), and most recently, she was named among the Top 18 Global AI Influencers within the AI & Tech Space (February, 2019), was awarded the 2020 Canadian Women in Cybersecurity Lifetime Achievement Award In Recognition of Your Outstanding Contributions to Cybersecurity and Privacy in Ontario (March 2020).

J Schumacher

Senior Manager, American Honda Motor Co.

J is the department lead for Enterprise Architecture, IAM, and Network Engineering. J has over 20 years of experience in leading and managing SAP, data analytics, and infrastructure teams in retail architecture, and automotive R&D. Joining Honda in 2012, he is currently focused on transforming cybersecurity and leading the adoption of zero-trust principles and technologies across Honda North America region.

Pete Lindstrom

Principal Consulting Analyst, TechVision Research

Pete Lindstrom is a cyber strategist, innovator, and economist with Spire Security. He has extensive expertise in cybersecurity and is best known as an authority in strategic cybersecurity areas such as strategic cybersecurity metrics, cyber risk quantification, and measuring efficiency and effectiveness. He leverages these skills to advise enterprises on methods and approaches to optimize their cybersecurity programs and architectures.

Throughout his career, Pete has performed hundreds of audits and assessments of cybersecurity programs as well as evaluations, feasibility studies, and market analyses of numerous cybersecurity solutions, including early studies on control frameworks for Web 2.0, virtualization, and cloud security. He developed and works with the Four Disciplines of Security Management as a cybersecurity reference program to simplify the complexities of cybersecurity into building blocks that can be applied to all environments.

 Pete has over 25 years of industry experience as an IT auditor, IT security operations manager, and cybersecurity industry analyst. He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Notre Dame and is a Certified Information Systems Security Practitioner (CISSP).

Jeff Margolies

Chief Strategy Officer, Saviynt

 Jeff Margolies is the Chief Strategy Officer of Saviynt where he leads strategy, technology partnerships, and corporate development. As a member of the executive team, Jeff works closely with customers, partners, and across the organization to develop a vision and long-term roadmap for Saviynt. He leads several strategic initiatives to drive growth and deliver on the vision. Prior to joining Saviynt, Jeff spent over 25 years in the security and Identity industry, as part of the security leadership teams of both Accenture and Deloitte and leading strategy, partnerships, and corporate development for Mandiant. Jeff has a Bachelor’s degree in Optical Engineering from the University of Rochester, and a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley. 

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