TechForum Security Forum Speakers

TechForum's Security Forum:Trends in Enterprise Security
Thursday, September 28th, 2017  8AM-4:30PM, The Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St, NYC



We will be posting more speakers for September 28th, 2017 consistently. Please check back as we update this page frequently.


Linda Angles, Sr. Director & Business Information Security Officer, FXall, a Thomson Reuters Company Linda joined Thomson Reuters in 2012 as the CISO of FXall, their global FX trading platform, where she is currently Senior Director and Business Information Security Officer of the Financial - Transactions business unit, which enables customers to trade over $300 Billion daily.  She served as the Executive Chair of the Information Security Forum (ISF) for 4 years and is currently a Council member for that world leading non-for-profit authority on information risk management.  She is a Certified in Information Security Management (CISM) and Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) professional from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).  Linda's career spans over 20 years as a Financial Services Professional in risk management, information security, regulatory compliance and governance. She has proven experience working with stakeholders to deliver business solutions to improve process to reduce risk, enable strategic business drivers and increase profitability.

Perry Carpenter, Chief Evangelist & Strategy Officer, KnowBe4

Perry Carpenter currently serves as Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer for KnowBe4, the world's most popular security awareness and simulated phishing platform. Previously, Perry led security awareness, security culture management, and anti-phishing behavior management research at Gartner Research, in addition to covering areas of IAM strategy, CISO Program Management mentoring, and Technology Service Provider success strategies. With a long career as a security professional and researcher, Mr. Carpenter has broad experience in North America and Europe, providing security consulting and advisory services for many of the best-known global brands. Perry holds a Master of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA) from Norwich University in Vermont and is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO).


Jay Lillie, Director of Field Operations, Interset

Jay Lillie leads the team responsible for matching Interset solutions to customers needing to adapt their organizations to incorporate behavioral analytics in the cybersecurity space. His background in the software industry at Paxata, TIBCO, and OpenText and others encompasses many of the areas key to successful enterprise software implementation: Big Data, integration, analytics, data management, business process management, and enterprise architecture. He is a CISM and has filled security-related roles for the U.S. Marine Corps as an Information Management Officer.


Kristin Lovejoy, CEO, BluVector, Inc.
Kris Lovejoy is CEO of BluVector, Inc. breakthrough Network Security Monitoring & Analytics solution. Prior to her role at BluVector, Kristin Lovejoy was the General Manager of the IBM Security Services Division. Kris also spent several years as IBM’s VP of Information Technology Risk and Global CISO, responsible for managing, monitoring and testing IBM’s corporate security and resiliency functions globally. Before joining IBM, she was the CTO, CIO and VP of Support and Services at Consul which was acquired by IBM in 2007 as well as VP of Security Assurance Services for TruSecure Corporation which was ultimately acquired by Verizon. Kris is a recognized expert in the field on security, risk, compliance and governance with recent keynotes at the Israel Defense Conference, CyberTech 2015, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), SecTor, and Hack-in-the-Box as well as appearances in Forbes, Fortune, the Christion Science Monitor, and USA Today.  In 2015 she was recognized by EWF as 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year for her contributions to the security market, by SC Magazine as one of Top 5 Managers in the Security Industry (Reboot 25 quarter century retrospective). She was also featured by SC as a 2014 Power Player and Top Woman in Security, won the 2014 CSO Compass award in reflection of demonstrated excellence, achievement and leadership in the security field, designated Top 25 CTO by InfoWorld, Top 25 Most Influential Security Executive by Security Magazine, and as Top Woman in Security by eWeek. Ms. Lovejoy holds U.S. and EU patents for Object Oriented Risk Management Models and Methods.


Tyrone Paige, General Manager- Infrastructure Architecture & IT Security, JetBlue Airways Tyrone Paige has over 20 years of experience establishing and executing on roadmaps aligning cloud-based and other emerging technologies with the overall vision, priorities and objectives of the business. Tyrone is experienced in leading globally distributed teams and collaborating closely with application, infrastructure, risk & compliance and key business stakeholders to translate requirements into practical, actionable strategies along with accurate resource estimates to automate processes and enhance performance, productivity, speed, efficiency and cost savings. Tyrone has been with JetBlue Airways since 2004; prior to JetBlue, Tyrone worked as an IT Architect at Avanade, created by a partnership between Accenture and Microsoft. Tyrone is an AWS Certified Developer- Associate and AWS Certified Solutions Architect- Associate. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Math/ Computer Science at Kean University.


Naresh Podila, Director of Information Security, Pall Corporation


Sean Poris, Global Head of Product Security, Oath





Chris Usserman, Principal Security & Threat Intelligence Advisor, Infoblox Chris Usserman is a principal threat intelligence subject matter expert with Infoblox bringing 27 years of combined intelligence and cyber operations experience.  He currently assists Infoblox sales teams with promoting the value of Infoblox DNS Security and related Threat Intelligence products in client cyber security programs. Chris’s focus is on US government, followed by commercial ventures. Prior to Infoblox, Chris worked at iSIGHT Partners for over 3 years as a Sr. Director, Applied Intelligence, and Director, Client Engagement and Government Programs. Chris was also a Lead Research Scientist at Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories, a System Engineer at SAIC, and 20+ years in the US intelligence community.



David M. Van Skiver, Director Information Risk Management & Security, Merck & Co., Inc. 

David is an Information Risk Management and Security Leader, expert in the definition and implementation of information risk management processes and programs strongly aligned to corporate strategy in the life sciences industry. He is accomplished in building cross-divisional governance teams for risk management, authoring corporate policies and standards, and providing services for information risk management. David is skilled in tracking industry trends and interfacing with key partners to sustain services in a rapidly changing environment. He received his MS and BS in Chemistry & Computer Science at Rutgers University. His credentials include: CISSP, GICSP, CISM, CGEIT, and CISA.


Peter Tsai, Vice President of Cybersecurity Assessment, BNY Mellon




Moderator: Priscilla Tate, Executive Director, Technology Managers Forum Priscilla Tate founded Technology Managers Forum (TechForum), a professional association for IT managers, in 1994. TechForum has a membership base of over 850 IT managers in the New York area who work for some of the largest enterprise organizations in the world. Each year Ms. Tate produces multiple enterprise IT focused events for end-user  IT managers. Ms. Tate is a sought-after industry analyst and has been quoted in numerous publications, including the New York Times and Computerworld. In addition to creating content for and moderating panels at TechForum events, Ms. Tate has moderated panels at other industry events, including the Computerworld Premier 100 and RSA Conference in San Francisco. Prior to TechForum, Ms. Tate was a technology manager at Citibank, EF Hutton and Manufacturers Hanover Trust. Ms. Tate graduated from Duke University with a BA in History and an MA in Art History. She also studied at the Freie Universitat in Berlin with a scholarship administered by the Fulbright commission. She was a Columbia Fellow and did graduate work at Columbia University.

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