This year, our Executive Summit offers a unique digital learning and networking experience. This three-day event will feature dynamic, interactive sessions focused on the future of cloud native security. Participants will have access to all panels, keynotes, and breakout sessions while interacting with renowned experts in cloud security.
We realize that everyone has a unique work situation these days. Whether you’re managing your own work, helping your children with their school work, or sharing your home workspace with your loved ones, we understand that attending a three-day event is difficult. To ease this burden and make the best possible use of your time, we’ve designed this summit to span limited hours each day. We hope you will join us!
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
SVP, Cloud Security Practice
Amazon Web Services
Principal Technical Program Manager
Head of Solution Strategy
Enterprise Strategy Group
Vice President & Group Director, Cybersecurity
Cyber Cloud Analyst
Senior Cloud Security Engineer
Sr. Director, Application Security
Technical Product Manager
Lead Cloud Security Architect/Engineer
Amazon Web Services
Sr. Security Solutions Architect
Senior Vice President, Vulnerability Risk Management Practice Leader
VP of Technology, Cloud Security Practice
VP of Cloud Security Sales, Cloud Security Practice
Senior Director of Business Development and Solutions Engineering, Cloud Security Practice
VP of Products, Cloud Security Practice
Lead Security Solutions Engineer, Cloud Security Practice
VP, Security Services
Senior Customer Success Manager, Cloud Security Practice
Senior Director, North American Sales, Cloud Security Practice
Enterprise Cloud Architect
Corey Thomas is the CEO of Rapid7, as well as Chairman of its board of directors. In 2018, he was elected to the Cyber Threat Alliance board of directors and the Massachusetts Cybersecurity Strategy Council. He also serves on the board of directors for LPL Financial, as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, sitting on its audit and health care quality and affordability committees. He previously served on the U.S. Commerce Department's Digital Economy Board of Advisors. Corey has extensive experience leading technology companies to the next stage of growth and innovation. Prior to joining Rapid7, Corey was VP of marketing at Parallels, Inc., a virtualization technology company; group project manager of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, steering product planning for Microsoft’s data platform; and a consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Corey received a B.E. in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.
Brian is Senior Vice President of Cloud Security for Rapid7. Starting at a very young age, Brian developed a passion for almost anything involving computers. His expertise in a broad range of technologies and disciplines, from programming to security, led him to co-found DivvyCloud in 2013, where he served as CEO until Rapid7’s 2020 acquisition.
Prior to founding and leading DivvyCloud, Brian was the Director of Online Operations at Electronic Arts (EA) for the Mythic Studio. During his seven years at EA, he developed, managed, and operated the infrastructure that ran the world’s largest online games.
As a pioneer in the gaming industry, Brian is a passionate technologist who enjoys sharing his insights from the front lines (you could call him a geek and he’d agree). He led the first migration of a “triple A” online game to Amazon Web Services (AWS), and broke new ground by architecting the hybrid cloud environments that supported EA’s massive, distributed global computing needs.
His career has involved a number of research interests and the opportunity to develop practical applications. Areas of focus include cyber threats, information security, DevOps, hybrid cloud, and software-defined infrastructure, such as building serverless architectures with microservices and container deployments.
Jennifer is a Principal Technical Program Manager at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where she is responsible for developing and delivering management and governance solutions for financial services. Prior to joining AWS in 2019, Jennifer spent over 20 years in financial services organizations, most recently as a Managing Director at JPMorgan in their Cybersecurity & Technology Controls organization. Jennifer lives in New York City with her family.
Dr. Anton Chuvakin is now involved with security solution strategy at Google Cloud, where he arrived via the Chronicle Security (an Alphabet company) acquisition in July 2019.
Anton was, until recently, a Research Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner for Technical Professionals Security and Risk Management Strategies team.
Anton is a recognized security expert in the field of log management, SIEM, and PCI DSS compliance. He is an author of books "Security Warrior," "Logging and Log Management: The Authoritative Guide to Understanding the Concepts Surrounding Logging and Log Management," and "PCI Compliance, Third Edition: Understand and Implement Effective PCI Data Security Standard Compliance," and a contributor to "Know Your Enemy II," "Information Security Management Handbook," and other books. Anton has published dozens of papers on log management, SIEM, correlation, security data analysis, PCI DSS, security management. His blog, "Security Warrior," was one of the most popular in the industry.
In addition, Anton teaches classes and presents at many security conferences across the world; he addressed audiences in the United States, UK, Australia, Singapore, Spain, Russia, and other countries. He works on emerging security standards and serves on advisory boards of several security start-ups.
Before that, Anton was running his own security consulting practice, focusing on logging, SIEM and PCI DSS compliance for security vendors and Fortune 500 organizations. Dr. Chuvakin was formerly a Director of PCI Compliance Solutions at Qualys. Previously, he worked at LogLogic as a Chief Logging Evangelist, tasked with educating the world about the importance of logging for security, compliance and operations. Before LogLogic, Anton was employed by a security vendor in a strategic product management role. Anton earned his Ph.D. from Stony Brook University.
Doug Cahill covers cybersecurity at Enterprise Strategy Group, drawing upon more than 25 years of industry experience across a broad range of cloud, host, and network-based products and markets.
Prior to joining ESG, Doug held executive leadership positions at cloud and endpoint security firms where he launched market-leading products and established strategic partnerships. Over the course of his career, Doug has served in product management, marketing, and business development roles for storage management, networking, and database vendors, and started his career in IT as a business analyst.
Doug has written for Dark Reading and The Cipher Brief and has been quoted in CyberTrend, The Wall Street Journal, CRN, Network World, and other publications.
Sadi Steffl has worked for ViacomCBS Digital since September 2019 as Cloud Cyber Analyst managing security, compliance, and risk. Maintaining a couple dozen multi-cloud environments within many of the business units at ViacomCBS she leverages bot automation to duplicate herself while shifting to the left to make sure everything is secured before streaming.
Sadi was a Dell scholar, student ambassador, and business student at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Raised in data, she was always intrigued by the complexities of networks and enjoys experimenting with cutting edge technologies and innovations. Sadi spent the last five years specializing in IDS/IPS software while helping a variety of industry verticals and special events.
Tyler Smith has a background in systems implementation and support, database management, software development, and cloud infrastructure and security. He has been working in this space for over 11 years for a variety of fortune 500 companies. At Allstate, he oversees AWS identity and access management and is the lead engineer for providing security and infrastructure as code tools for the enterprise. He is responsible for providing secure and reliable tools for cloud adoption such as Terraform Enterprise and productizing IAM to flatten the learning curve. In his spare time, he can be found in his wood shop, remodeling parts of his house, or playing with his kids.
Since 2017, Wei Dong has led Application Security at cxLoyalty, a SAAS company serving global financial institutions, telecommunication companies, and other industries for their loyalty and customer engagement services. Before joining cxLoyalty, Wei has served in various leadership positions in Dell EMC data center management software practices.
Wei is a software architect by training. His earlier work in the telecommunication industry has contributed to the initial standardization and implementation of mobile data network management software, from 2G to 4G mobile networks. Later in his career, he authored the original big data analytics and machine learning standards, helping the telecommunication industry to spearhead the digital transformation of global companies. Wei has served as speakers for many industry conferences in his career, advocating software and security best practices across industries.
Wei earned his graduate degrees in computer science with University of Texas at Dallas and in molecular genetics with University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
Alexey is a Technical Product Manager responsible for Cloud Security at Spotify. He's been managing and leading Spotify's various infrastructure products for 8 years, recently focusing on IAM, multi-cloud, and container security.
Jeremiah Gearheart has been with CBS Interactive for over two years serving as the Lead Cloud Security Architect/Engineer. He and his team were presented with the daunting task to gain visibility across a vast public cloud landscape spanning hundreds of GCP projects and AWS accounts supporting everything from one of the top 10 web properties in the world (CNET), to the Superbowl, which averaged 50K requests per second in 2019. DivvyCloud bot automation and IAC code scanning allowed his team to rise to the challenge and now provides a single pane of glass for cloud security compliance and guardrails while maintaining the speed to market required to remain competitive in the media industry.
Jeremiah began working within large enterprise environments in 2005 after graduating from Radford University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Information Science & Systems. He started his career as a network engineer in one of the first DoD Enterprise Data Centers where he gained valuable experience across multiple network and security platforms like Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, and F5 Networks.
In 2013, he sought out a challenging new role as a Sr. Network Architect in the commercial sector with General Electric. During this time, his team designed and implemented GE's global vision for integrating cloud services, co-location facilities, and network services in a multi-tenant infrastructure to serve all of their business units world wide. While in this role, he started working with multiple public cloud environments and developed a true passion for automation and Infrastructure as Code using Terraform and Ansible.
In 2017, a unique opportunity presented itself at Pearson to develop a true SDN solution using only open source tools running within a Docker container. Starting with a base Alpine/Linux container, additional open source tools were added such as Tinc for building the secure L2 VPN mesh, GoBGP to establish a highly redundant dynamic routing backbone, and Confd to keep local configuration files up-to-date using data stored in ETCD. This solution was eventually integrated with Kubernetes allowing cluster nodes to span multiple regions and cloud providers using the overlay network built between the dockerized routers.
Patrick has held various security roles at Amazon Web Services for the last 7 years and has been in the industry for 15 years. Currently, Patrick is Sr. Security Solutions Architect and part of the Amazon Partner Network. Previous to AWS, Patrick was a security consultant and a SOC analyst with a focus on Network Security and PCI compliance. Outside of work, Patrick lives in New York City and is a wannabe marathoner and full-time foodie.
Thomas Martin is the founder of NephōSec, where he and his team help startups to Fortune 500 multinational companies - spanning industries as diverse as consumer retail, travel, and financial services - securely adopt cloud-based technologies. His team has pioneered automated remediation in thousands of cloud accounts under monitored management with individual resources in the millions.
As a prior CIO and technologist at the General Electric Company, he has led the migration of 9,000 legacy workloads to public and private cloud infrastructure. Since leaving GE in 2017, Thomas has dedicated his efforts to helping companies and technologists by sharing his in-depth expertise and insights related to enterprise cloud adoption, application migration, and the management of cloud technologies at scale.
Anthony Johnson is a Managing Partner at Delve Risk, where he leads a practice focused on driving technology and risk management transformation on behalf of their clients. He brings extensive technical and executive leadership experience to the practice while also serving as a technology advisor to a number of software solution providers. Anthony is a graduate of Indiana University, where he received an MBA, and of Regis University, where he received a BS in Computer Information Systems.
Throughout his career, Anthony has led some of the largest cyber security programs in the world as the Chief Information Security Officer; dealing with highly-complex, multi-national regulatory requirements and ever-evolving sophisticated threats. He has driven dramatic program transformations across hundreds of people with budgets in the hundreds of millions of dollars, emphasizing the expansion of analytics, secure-from-the-start architecture, incident response, and cloud-first security approaches to shatter expectations of what is possible with “classic corporate teams.” He leads with a people-first mentality and is a coach to existing CISOs around the world, helping to translate complicated technology issues into actionable strategic plans that align with the corporate and board objectives.
Anthony is a global speaker on the topic of cyber security and enterprise risk, an active technology evangelist/advisor to emerging and startup companies, and he has multiple patents in progress related to both risk management and blockchain.
Prior to joining Delve Risk, he served as the Global CISO and Managing Director for multiple Fortune 100 companies, including Fannie Mae ($120B) and the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) at J.P. Morgan Chase & Company ($35B).
His other passions include advancing the discussion on diversity and inclusion in the workforce and creating channels for disadvantaged youth to enter the technology field. He lives in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area with his wife and daughter.
Cindy Stanton leads the VRM Practice at Rapid7, which includes product, engineering, and go-to-customer, in support of the vulnerability management, application security, and offensive security solutions. Prior to Practice Leader for VRM, she led Product Marketing.
Before joining Rapid7, Cindy developed the Public Cloud and Federal Government business at Qualys. She also led Commercial Product Management at Alert Logic, developing SaaS and managed services to secure public cloud and hybrid workloads. Prior to Alert Logic, she spent 10 years in global product management at Verizon Business building out the Security Services portfolio. She began her career in security as the Operations Director at a boutique security firm in London providing application assessment and managed security services to financial services, oil and gas, and retail organizations.
Cindy has an A.B. degree from Dartmouth College in Biology and a Masters of Engineering degree from the Engineering Systems Division at MIT. Cindy lives in Washington, DC with her husband, two daughters, and her stepson.
Chris is the VP of Technology for Rapid7's Cloud Security Practice, where he leads the engineering teams while driving new innovation. Chris is a technical pioneer whose passion is finding innovative and elegant new ways to deliver security, compliance, and governance to customers running at scale in hybrid cloud environments. He keeps his hands dirty and spends much of his time writing code and diving deeply into the latest technologies and services being deployed by partners like Amazon, Microsoft, Google, VMware, and OpenStack.
Before Rapid7’s 2020 acquisition of DivvyCloud, Chris co-founded DivvyCloud and served as its CTO for seven years. Prior to that, Chris was the Online Operations Manager at Electronic Arts (EA) for the Mythic Studio, where he helped design, build, and operate large-scale cloud infrastructure spanning public and private clouds to run EA’s largest online games (including Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes and Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning). He started his career as a Network and System Administrator for the U.S. Department of Energy, where he handled a broad array of technical responsibilities, including security and compliance.
Chris earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University.
Chris is the VP of Cloud Security Sales for Rapid7, where he combines his technical background and cloud technology expertise with his love of sales and marketing. Chris leads a team of solution architects, marketing, and sales professionals who partner with customers to deeply understand their goals and challenges, and provide the education, insights, and solutions they need to run cloud and container environments securely and compliantly.
Chris served as DivvyCloud’s Chief Revenue Officer prior to Rapid7’s 2020 acquisition. Prior to his leadership position at DivvyCloud, Chris was founder and CEO of New Signature, a systems integrator and managed service provider. Under his leadership, New Signature helped hundreds of companies adopt and operate Microsoft Azure and Office 365, achieved 12 years of consecutive double-digit revenue growth, and won more than 120 awards, including being named twice as Microsoft's United States Partner of the Year—in 2014 and 2015. In 2015, he sold the company to BSI Partners, LLC, in a transaction funded by Columbia Capital. In addition to New Signature, he has helped lead and found multiple tech startups including HelloWallet (acquired by Morningstar) and AllHerb.com.
Chris holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, a BS with a double major in Information Management and Technology and Anthropology from Syracuse University, and sixteen technical certifications. Previously, Chris served as a member of the Microsoft Office 365 Partner Advisory Council, Microsoft United States Partner Executive Board, and Microsoft Worldwide Systems Integrator Partner Executive Board.
Jeremy Snyder is the Senior Director of Business Development and Solutions Engineering for the Cloud Security Practice at Rapid7. He leads the company’s solutions architect, partner and international teams. With prior experience at AWS (first field representative in Southeast Asia’s ASEAN region) and REAN Cloud (later Hitachi Vantara), Jeremy’s been working in the cloud since 2010. He has a BA (Ling) from UNC and an MBA GMU. Jeremy has lived in 5 countries and speaks several languages.
Peter leads commercial strategies, customer success, and finance and business operations for Rapid7’s Cloud Security Practice. He works closely with customers to identify and understand challenges and trends that they face in running hybrid, multi-cloud infrastructure at scale and uses these customer insights to guide product development. His passion is learning about emerging technology and building products that deliver innovation and value to enterprise customers.
Peter has a 20-year track record launching new businesses and innovative products that leverage digital innovation, cloud technologies, and new commercial models that change the way people, enterprises, and industries work and communicate. For example, as the ninth employee at Exostar, Peter helped grow the business from inception to over $30M in profitable revenue while serving the world’s largest aerospace and defense companies (Boeing, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Raytheon, and Rolls-Royce) and their global supply base. He has held leadership roles in diverse organizations ranging from entrepreneurial startups to multi-billion dollar enterprises including Compusearch, Digital Barriers, and FMC Corporation.
Peter holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester.
Alex is a Lead Security Solutions Engineer in the Cloud Security Practice at Rapid7, where he partners with customers to help them ensure continuous security and compliance of cloud services during their digital transformation journeys. He has close to a decade of experience in the security space. Before joining DivvyCloud (acquired by Rapid7 in 2020), Alex worked for several firms in the security and IT operations space, including Dome9 Security, SumoLogic, and Juniper Networks. Alex holds seven certifications including (ISC)² CCSP, AWS Solutions Architect, AWS DevOps Professional and AWS Security Specialty. He received his bachelor's degree from San Jose State University.
Josh leads the Cyber Security Advisory and Penetration Testing teams for Rapid7. His career has ranged from threat intelligence, forensics, and red teaming for the Department of Defense to deploying and running global threat management programs for Fortune 10 organizations. A common thread for his journey between technical execution to executive leadership has been Josh’s focus on leveraging the enemy perspective to drive focus and attention on the security gaps that matter the most. He continues to drive that perspective internally with Rapid7 and externally for their clients.
Morgan ensures that DivvyCloud by Rapid7 customers are fully empowered to leverage the product to help strengthen their cloud security posture while driving innovation. Using her passion to connect technology with end users, she supports several digital native and Fortune 100 customers in their journey to achieve continuous cloud security and compliance while being responsive to their unique business needs. Prior to DivvyCloud by Rapid7, Morgan worked for IBM, where she focused on driving digital modernization for commercial and federal clients. Morgan holds a BBA from the College of William and Mary.
David’s organization introduces customers to the incredible value and potential that the DivvyCloud by Rapid7 platform offers. He oversees the enterprise sales strategy for North America, working to ensure customers have the information they need when selecting DivvyCloud by Rapid7 as their strategy for cloud security.
Prior to working for Rapid7, David was the GM at SoftwareONE, a global software reseller operating in 80+ countries, as well as the founder and president of New Signature, a systems integrator and managed service provider. Under his leadership, New Signature helped hundreds of companies adopt and operate Microsoft Azure and Office 365, achieved 12 years of consecutive double-digit revenue growth, and won more than 120 awards, including being named twice as Microsoft's United States Partner of the Year—in 2014 and 2015. In 2015, he sold the company to BSI Partners, LLC, in a transaction funded by Columbia Capital.
David holds over a dozen technical certifications and multiple awards from companies such as Microsoft, CompTIA, and AWS.
Anjali Khatri is an enterprise cloud architect for Rapid7's Cloud Security Practice, advancing the cloud-native growth for the company by helping customers maintain security and compliance for resources running on AWS, Google, Azure, and other cloud providers. Prior to Rapid7, she worked for DivvyCloud (acquired by Rapid7 in 2020) as a technical leader in the adoption, scaling, and maturity of DivvyCloud's capabilities. In collaboration with product and engineering, she works with customer success around feature request architecture, case studies, account planning, and continuous solution delivery. Anjali has worked for IBM and Merlin. She has 10+ years of professional experience in program management for software development, open-source analytics sales, and application performance consulting.