Two-time founder, technology advisor and author of The Culture Project: 30 Days to Reboot Your Organization, Tom has spent his career of over 20 years performing numerous workplace technology assessments for globally renowned and mid-market brands focused on the business impact of infrastructure, cyber hygiene, and software deployment practices. As a technology advisor and entrepreneur, Tom has built an extensive, international network of diverse technologists and business leaders. As CEO of Helix2, a consultancy created to curate a multiplier effect on an organization’s ability to drive transformational initiatives, Tom excels at aligning technology and talent to dramatically increase the rate of success for better results and ROI.
Managing Partner at Delve Risk, an organization focused on driving technology and risk management transformation for their clients. Anthony has led some of the largest global cybersecurity programs in Financial Services and is a passionate advocate for addressing the issues of diversity and inclusion within the IT domains. Prior to joining Delve Risk, he served as the Global CISO and Managing Director for multiple For-tune 100 companies, including Fannie Mae and the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) at J.P. Morgan Chase & Company.
Brian Leonard is the CEO and co-founder of Grouparoo, an open-source customer data framework that makes data reliable, accessible, and actionable. Before that, he built and launched TaskRabbit as the company’s technical co-founder. As Chief Technology Officer, he led the engineering, product, design, and data science teams. When TaskRabbit was acquired by IKEA in 2017, Brian’s technical oversight expanded to include its product vision and integration with the world’s largest furniture retailer. Brian graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Computer Engineering and earned his M.B.A. from Northeastern University. Brian resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two children. On the weekends, he can be found building things with them in the garage.
Susan LindnerCEO | Speaker | Innovation Storyteller
Susan Lindner – CEO | Speaker | Innovation Storyteller
20-year Innovation Storyteller and Founder of Emerging Media, an innovation communications consultancy dedicated to helping innovators and disruptors create stories that get them the resources, runway, and recognition they deserve. Experienced speaker to startups, innovators, and top executives from 60+ countries at Fortune 100’s like GE, PWC, Deutsche Bank, and Capital One. Susan speaks at global conferences, consulates, and trade organizations about strategic storytelling, US market entry, and how to master the message and the media for maximum impact. Winner of 3 Golden Bridge Awards, SmartCEO Magazine’s Brava Award for Top Women CEO’s in NY, American Business Awards Mentor of the Year, and Best in PR’s Mobile & Wireless.
A seasoned international IT leader in the private equity and healthcare spaces as CTO, CISO and CIO, Bart has almost 40 years of IT experience under his belt. He spent 7 years working for the United Nations and 2 years with the European Space Agency (ESA) building out their infrastructures to be world class. Bart received his engineering degree and masters in microelectronics from Ghent University in Belgium.
Jeff Perry is the Chief Revenue Officer at Carta and has spent 3 years scaling the revenue team to the 200+ members it is today. Responsible for all Carta core software revenue, Jeff is also responsible for creating synergy across all go-to-market functions and working with Carta’s Product and Engineering teams to deliver a great customer experience. Before joining Carta, Jeff grew the SMB sales organization, including New Business and Upsell motions at DocuSign as the Vice President, Commercial Sales, SMB. Prior to DocuSign, Jeff spent 13 years at Oracle, helping turn it into the successful company it is today by building and leading its large sales organizations.
Partner at IP Spring, Scott has extensive experience in counseling on IP issues across a broad variety of technologies, including major gaming platforms, social networks, telecommunication companies, synthetic biology, and data trading platforms. He’s represented large defense contractors, innovative pharmaceutical companies, and hardware and software-based start-ups. Prior to founding Ballast IP Law, Mr. Popma was a Partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP where he amassed over 16 years of experience in all aspects of obtaining and enforcing patents.
Dave RuedgerVP, Security & IT Operations (CISO), Sunrun
Dave Ruedger – VP, Security & IT Operations (CISO), Sunrun
Dave is the VP of Security & IT Operations (CISO) at Sunrun, an innovative solar electric power generation company. His two prior positions included CISO at Invitae, a leading and publicly traded medical genetics company and CISO at RMS (Risk Management Solutions), a premier provider of catastrophe risk models forecasting losses for the insurance industry. With over 25 years of experience developing and managing security programs, Dave holds CISSP and CRISC certifications and has guided pre-IPO startups to Fortune 500 enterprises. Prior to RMS, Dave was Director of Cybersecurity Operations & Chief Security Architect for Maxim Integrated. As CTO & Co-Founder of DataLode, Dave provided marketing data analytics for brands such as HP, Toshiba, and Orbitz.
Matthew advises healthcare providers, emerging health IT companies, vendors and investors in the digital industry on regulatory and strategic matters. Matthew has worked with digital health startups, IT vendors and health systems throughout the United States to develop and implement technology products, platforms and services. He also advises businesses on privacy and security matters, including, matters relating to HIPAA, state law privacy and security compliance and cyber security and interoperability issues.
Kurt SteegeChief Technology Officer, ThunderCat Technology
Kurt Steege – Chief Technology Officer, ThunderCat Technology
A 20-year enterprise and government IT veteran, Kurt has played significant leadership roles in driving digital transformation and security initiatives. As the CTO of Thundercat Technology, a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned business, he’s responsible for driving technology value for organizations through evaluation, architecture, and outreach. Prior to Thundercat, Kurt was the CIO of MacAndrews and Forbes Inc. where he built a dependable, modern, standardized, and secure infrastructure. As the Chief Enterprise Architect for the FBI, he established the IT vision and strategy and under his leadership, the EAPO created IT transformation roadmaps, strategic direction for shared services, mobile platforms, enterprise storage, and user experience in addition to the design of enterprise-class solutions.
Jennie Woltz has made labor law solutions the focus of her career. Before co- founding her own law firm, Woltz & Folkinshteyn, P.C., Jennie held positions at some of New York’s most prestigious law firms and was a Vice President at one of NYC’s largest children’s charities. She successfully represented clients in numerous New York State Department of Labor audits and hearings. Jennie is deeply committed to civic responsibility and pro bono work. She attended Fordham University School of Law and the University of Pennsylvania. Jennie is admitted to practice in NY, NJ, CT, and several federal jurisdictions.
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