Security in a Cloud Native World & Mobile App Attacks – ASW #252
2. Security in a Cloud Native World & Mobile App Attacks – Asaf Ashkenazi, Jason Rolleston – ASW #252
Jason is an accomplished business executive with experience across multiple technologies and a passion for cybersecurity. He has expertise managing businesses at scale while also developing next generation capabilities for adjacent opportunities. Jason joined VMware in 2021 to lead product management for VMware Carbon Black. Prior to VMware, Jason most recently served as Chief Product Officer at Kenna Security where he lead product management, product marketing, and business development. Prior to Kenna security, he was Vice President for Security Operations Products at McAfee, where he was responsible for McAfee’s security operations products, including SIEM, endpoint detection and response, behavioral analytics, and sandboxing. Prior to that, he served as Head of Product Management for Enterprise Routing at Cisco and held several senior positions at Symantec. He holds a B.S. in applied physics and a masters in engineering management from Cornell University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Asaf Ashkenazi is Chief Executive Officer of Verimatrix. Asaf joined Verimatrix in 2018 and previously served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. As CEO, Asaf leads the company’s ongoing business model transformation that focuses on recurring subscription-based revenue sources and new products. Offering a distinct mix of extensive cybersecurity technical expertise and management successes, he brings proven insights for market analysis, strategic partnerships as well as mergers and acquisitions. Asaf is a recognized security expert and routinely appears as a thought leader in industry publications around the globe – positioning Verimatrix as a top innovator that’s committed to providing the most powerful yet people-friendly protection for digital content, applications and devices. Prior to Verimatrix, he served as vice president of IoT security products at Rambus (NASDAQ: RMBS), lead security products at Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), and held other engineering management positions at Freescale Semiconductor and Motorola (NYSE: MSI). Asaf is a former board member of the FIDO Alliance and holds 10 U.S. patents for security architectures as well as an engineering degree from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.