Reboot Awards 2017 Reboot Awards 2017

Reboot Awards 2017

Top Management – Timothy Eades

Category: Top Management Name: Timothy Eades Title: CEO Company: vArmour Why nominated: Tim Eades’ peers say he has tirelessly led, mentored, grown and supported the security community via different avenues to blaze the trail of innovation. Profile: Tim Eades takes his lead from punk rock, which he says has inspired countless other bands to form…

CPO – Craig Spiezle

Category:  CPO Name:  Craig Spiezle Title: Executive Director & President Company: Online Trust Alliance Why nominated: For his dedication to privacy issues. The OTA, of which Spiezle founded in 2004, has played a key role in developing best practices that help maximize consumer trust and protection online. Previously, he held the position of Director of…

CPO – Rebecca Wynn

Name: Rebecca Wynn Title: Senior Director, Information Security Company: Matrix Medical Network Why nominated: Described as a consummate professional, Rebecca Winn has been lauded as a “game-changer who is ten steps ahead in developing and enforcing cybersecurity and privacy best practices and policies. Profile: A privacy by design advocate and practitioner, Rebecca Winn has won…

CIO/C-Suite – Corey Nachreiner

Category: CIO/C-Suite Name: Corey Nachreiner        Title: Chief Technology Officer  Company: WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.   Why nominated: Corey Nachreiner has spent the past 18 years passionately working on the frontlines of cyber security. Recognized as a thought leader in IT security. Profile: Corey Nachreiner spearheads WatchGuard’s technology vision and direction as the company’s CTO. Previously, he was…

Chief Information Officer/C-Suite – Craig Ramsay

Category: CIO/C-Suite Name: Craig Ramsay Title: CIO Company: ID Watchdog Why Nominated:  Craig Ramsay’s hard work, dedication and commitment to staying on top of the latest technology has influenced first the protection of sensitive financial information before broadening to include complete identity. has been committed to creating and providing technology that keeps individuals safe, first…

Thought Leader – Michael Greene

Category: Thought Leader Name: Michael Greene Title: CEO Company: ID Watchdog Why nominated: A strong presence in cybersecurity and a leader known for both his technical prowess and his ability to grow the companies he leads, Michael Greene also holds two patents in the data security field. Profile: Since 2003 Michael Greene has exerted influence…

Rising Star – Evgeniy Kharam

Category: Rising Star Name: Evgeniy Kharam        Title: Director of Network Security Architecture    Company: Herjavec Group Why nominated: Evgeniy Kharam tackles every project as a puzzle and ends up having a positive influence on all who work with him, colleagues say. Profile: The best security people are the ones who approach the job as an…

Outstanding Educator – Zachery Mitcham

Category: Outstanding Educator Name: Zachery Mitcham Title: Chief Information Security and Compliance Officer Company: North Carolina Central University Why nominated: Bringing his military discipline to IT, former army officer Zachery Mitcham set out to improve cybersecurity within the higher education sector by leading numerous organizational-level technology projects and proving IT’s value as a strategic asset to board-level…

Top Management – Jennifer Steffens

Category: Top Management Name: Jennifer Steffens Title: CEO Company: IOActive Why nominated: Since the start of her cybersecurity career, Jennifer Steffens’s goal has been to make the world safer and more secure. Profile: Jennifer Steffens joined IOActive nine years ago as a project manager and showed an affinity for cybersecurity, gaining the trust of industry…

Influencer – Mark Weatherford

Category: Influencer Name: Mark Weatherford Title: Senior Vice President & Chief Cybersecurity Strategist Company: vArmour Why nominated: Throughout his career, Weatherford has parlayed his extensive background in security and a deep knowledge of emerging markets to help organizations struggling to stay equipped with the best technology build and implement strategic cybersecurity plans to comply with today’s data center…

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