Inventor, Entrepreneur & Author
Gary is a cyber-security expert and a frequent invited guest on national and international media commenting on mobile privacy, cyber security, cyber crime and cyber terrorism, also covered in both Forbes and Fortune Magazines. He has been extremely active in the INFOSEC arena, he is an active member of Phi Beta Cyber Society, an organization dedicated to helping high school students become cyber security professionals and ethical hackers. He founded and remains the Executive Producer of Cyber Defense Magazine. Miliefsky is a Founding Member of the US Department of Homeland Security, the National Information Security Group and the OVAL advisory board of MITRE responsible for the CVE Program. He also assisted the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), which operates within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in their development of The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace as well as the Center for the Study of Counter-Terrorism and Cyber Crime at Norwich University. Previously, Gary has been founder and/or inventor for technologies and corporations sold and licensed to Hexis Cyber, Intel/McAfee, IBM, Computer Associates and BlackBox Corporation. Gary is a member of ISC2.org and is a CISSP®.
Group CISO, Unipart Group
Paul is the Group CISO for Unipart Group of Companies. With nine years’ experience in the cyber security world, including consulting to some of the world’s biggest brands and he engages with the business at board level to enable trusted secure commerce. With an ‘ethical hacker’ background, he is able to address complex security challenges but is equally passionate about driving effective change through unambiguous leadership and communication. Paul is a regular international speaker at various industry conferences such as the e-Crime Congress, GBI CISO Summit and CISO360 Barcelona.
When he isn’t keeping Unipart safe, you can find him tinkering with code and figuring out how to inspire the next generation of cyber security professionals. Paul is proud to have been recognized by the Cyber Security Awards as ‘Highly Commended’ CISO of the Year 2017. You can reach him on LinkedIn or on Twitter at @pjh_22.
CTO Europe, IBM Security
Martin Borrett is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO IBM Security Europe. He advises clients at the most senior level on policy, business, technical, and architectural issues associated with security. Martin leads IBM's Security Blueprint work and is co-author of the IBM Redbooks 'Introducing the IBM Security Framework and IBM Security Blueprint to Realize Business-Driven Security' and 'Understanding SOA Security.' He is Chairman of the European IBM Security User Group community, and a member of the Royal Society's Cybersecurity Research Steering Group. He is also a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and member of the IET. Martin has a passion for sailing - having represented Great Britain - and is also a keen tennis player.
Adaptive Ski Racer & Armed Forces Para-Snowsport Team Member (AFPST)
The Armed Forces Para-Snowsport Team (AFPST) – formerly the Combined Services Disabled Ski Team (CSDST) – is a charitable organisation, run by military and ex-military volunteers, which uses adaptive alpine skiing, snowboarding and Nordic/biathlon, to enhance the recovery of Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) personnel, both serving and veteran. It reintroduces the spirit of challenge and competition that they were accustomed to as part of normal military life. At its heart is a performance ethos which provides a competitive winter sports focus for disabled athletes to complement the numerous adaptive summer sports offered by the Battle Back programme.
4 x Winter Olympian
Chemmy is a 4 x Winter Olympian, ranked of 8th in the World, 7 x British National Overall Champion and the only British skier to ever win a run in a World Cup. She is widely regarded as one of Britain's greatest ever skiers.
Chemmy inspired a generation, and largely thanks to her, British Winter Sport athletes see medals in the Winter Olympics as a realistic and achievable goal. She now presents for the BBC on Ski Sunday, commentates on the World Cup Ski Series for Eurosport and has competed in ITV Dancing on Ice in 2012.
Senior Vice President - Business Development & Alliances, Trend Micro
Sanjay Mehta is responsible for global alliances and business development for Trend Micro. In this role he helps shape the relationships with the most significant players in the technology industry to create innovative solutions that deliver strong customer value. Current areas of focus include datacenter transformation, advanced threat mitigation, and IoT with partners like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and VMware and global system integators including Accenture, Cap Gemini, Cognizant, and Deloitte.
Sanjay has held a variety of roles since joining Trend Micro in 2010. Most recently, Sanjay was VP of US Sales and previously held an overseas assignment as Managing Director of the Australia New Zealand region. Prior to joining Trend Micro, Sanjay held a number of executive positions including CEO of Breach Security as well as a number of early stage companies with successful exits including NetSift, Teros, and Cybertrust/TruSecure.
Sanjay completed his undergrad and graduate degrees from Colorado State University.
Vice President Channels EMEA, Corero
Will has been working in the IT industry for over 25 years witnessing dramatic changes as his career took him from Hewlett-Packard to Juniper Networks and now to Corero. The majority of his career has been time spent working with channel partners across the EMEA theatre and believes that the challenges created by security concerns provides a significant opportunity for the channel to change and adapt to this environment. It will also require vendors to be more creative and flexible in their business models and programs. Will believes that incremental nudges can be the death of business growth rather big leaps should be the goal. Based in Paris, Will is an avid golfer but equally adores the mountains.
Director - Territory Channel Management Team, Microsoft
I manage a team of Partner Sales Executives that manage some of our largest Partners in the UK&I. These teams are responsible for enabling sales, marketing, technical and GTM execution as well as creating services/solution offerings.
This includes not only building a successful team and virtual teams, but also ensuring our Partners evolve and develop their own specific value add go-to-market proposition which include Microsoft technology.
Orlando Scott-Cowley, Principal Technology Evangelist EMEA, AWS
Orlando is a technical evangelist with Amazon Web Services, helping customers understand and translate their business into the cloud. Orlando specialises in Information Security, with a background in security consultancy, penetration testing and compliance; he holds a CISSP, CCSP and CCSK.
Danielle Ashcroft, Group Information Security Manager, JD Sports Fashion Ltd
Danielle looks after the global infosec operation at FSTE 250 LSE listed JD Sports Fashion PLC, a global multi-channel retailer who’s brands include JD, Size?, Chausport, Sprinter, Getthelabel.com, Kooga, Kukri Sports, Source Lab, Scotts, Tessuti, BrownBag, Woodhouse, JD Gyms and Nicholas Deakins. Its outdoor brands include Blacks, Millets, Tiso and Ultimate Outdoors and Go Outdoors. Chausport operates throughout France retailing international footwear brands, such as Nike, Adidas and Le Coq Sportif together with brands specific to the local market, such as Redskins. Sprinter is a sports retailer in Spain selling footwear, apparel, accessories and equipment for a range of sports, as well as lifestyle casual wear and childrenswear. Danielle looks after global infosec and compliance, covering over 1000 stores and business 15K+ employees globally. Prior to JD Sports Danielle spent over 3 years as retailer Matalan as Commercial Risk and Compliance Manager, overseeing the commercial compliance and PCI DSS strategy for the group including the omni-channel and store estate, the risk portfolio, change implementation, fraud investigations and PCI DSS programme. Before Matalan Danielle held various roles at Barclays Retail and Corporate Banking, covering Risk Management and corporate banking services.