Post-RSAC, Our Heads Are Spinning, and Big News Keeps on Coming! Plus On-Site Interviews from RSAC – ESW #362

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1. Post-RSAC, Our Heads Are Spinning, and Big News Keeps on Coming! – ESW #362

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Principal Researcher at The Defenders Initiative
Product Marketer and Content Strategist at OX Security at OX Security

2. Flexxon Server Defender, Unforeseen Innovation Outcomes, & Security through Data – Jeetu Patel, Amit Sinha, Camellia Chan – ESW #362

Sponsored By

CiscoDigiCertFlexxon

Guests

Jeetu Patel
EVP and General Manager, Security & Collaboration at Cisco

Jeetu Patel is Cisco’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Security and Collaboration. He leverages a diverse set of capabilities to lead the strategy and development for these businesses and also owns P&L responsibility for this multibillion-dollar portfolio. Jeetu combines a bold vision, steeped in product design and development expertise, operational rigor and innate market understanding to create high growth Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses.

A member of the Executive Leadership Team, Jeetu is helping to redefine Cisco’s SaaS business and strategy to further accelerate the company’s transformation and growth. His mission is to build world class, subscription-based products that solve Cisco customers’ biggest problems. His team is creating and designing meaningfully differentiated products that diverge in the way they’re conceived, built, priced, packaged and sold.

Amit Sinha
CEO at DigiCert

Dr. Amit Sinha is CEO of DigiCert. Prior to DigiCert, Dr. Sinha was President of Zscaler. During his 12-year tenure, Zscaler grew from a startup to a NASDAQ-100 company and established itself as a dominant leader in enterprise security. Dr. Sinha is an independent Board Member at Zscaler and at DataRobot, an AI cloud platform company, and an advisor to several startups.

Prior to Zscaler, Dr. Sinha served as CTO for Motorola’s Enterprise Networking and Communications business, delivering Wi-Fi solutions. He was the CTO of AirDefense, a market leader in the wireless security space, leading to its successful acquisition by Motorola in 2008. Prior to AirDefense, Dr. Sinha served as Co-Founder and Chief Technologist at Engim, a Wi-Fi semiconductor company.

Dr. Sinha earned his Masters and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, and his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, where he graduated summa cum laude and was awarded the President of India Gold Medal. He has authored over 25 journal/conference papers, contributed to 3 books, and is the inventor of 39 U.S. patents granted or pending.

Camellia Chan
CEO and Co-Founder at Flexxon

Camellia Chan is Flexxon’s Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She oversees the company’s business development and growth, research and development, industry partnerships, and expansion to regional and global markets.

Since its inception in 2007, Ms Chan has grown Flexxon into an international business with a presence in over 50 cities. Headquartered in Singapore, Camellia has led Flexxon to global heights in recent years. This includes an invite to present at the White House’s Counter Ransomware Initiative in 2022, as well as a win at the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s Global Awards in Geneva, and an invitation from the Maryland Chamber of Commerce to set up its US office in 2023. Flexxon’s US base of operations was officially established in September 2023.

A leading tech and entrepreneurial figure, Ms Chan holds over 40 patents in her name and has received multiple accolades for her contributions to the tech landscape. This includes being named as Singapore’s Top 100 Women in Tech in 2023, as well as clinching two projects under the Cybersecurity Agency of Singapore’s Call for Innovation awards.

Highly passionate about the industry and mentoring the next generation of tech talent, Ms Chan is an active contributor and speaker at technology and entrepreneurship events. In recent years, she was a speaker at Singapore’s SheLeadsTech 2022 forum as well as a guest speaker at the Singapore Management University’s Cybersecurity Leadership Programme.

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Brainstem Hacker and InfoSec Enthusiast at Redacted
Chief Product Officer at CyberSaint

3. AI SOC Solutions, Revamp Your Cybersecurity, & Nightwing Introduction – Jon Check, Ricardo Villadiego, Jim McDonough – ESW #362

Sponsored By

Lumu TechnologiesNightwingIntezer

Guests

Jon Check
Vice President Cyber Protection Solutions at Nightwing

Jon Check is the Vice President of Cyber Protection Solutions at Nightwing. He
leads the team that delivers proactive cybersecurity and next-generation technology to protect customers from persistent cybersecurity threats. Prior to this role, Jon held executive positions at Raytheon, CSRA Inc, and IBM Global Business Services. Jon is also a board member and former chairman of the National Cybersecurity Alliance, a board member of the U.S. Cyber Games, and an AFCEA DC board member. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in environmental science from the University of Virginia.

Ricardo Villadiego
Founder & CEO at Lumu Technologies

Ricardo Villadiego (RV) is a seasoned entrepreneur and visionary technology leader focused on cybersecurity. His last 20 years have been spent in the quest of solving some of the most prevalent cybersecurity challenges organizations face. RV founded Easy Solutions, a global organization focused on the prevention and detection of electronic fraud. Subsequently, RV led the cybersecurity business unit at Cyxtera Technologies, where he developed a long-term vision and execution plan. His passion for technology and cybersecurity have triggered yet another venture, and he created Lumu Technologies with a clear objective: help the world measure compromise.
Along his career, Ricardo has held various leadership positions at IBM, Internet Security Systems and Unisys Corporation. He is an Electrical Engineer, avid reader, relentlessly curious, technology enthusiast, who currently lives in South Florida with his family.

Jim McDonough
VP of Global Sales at Intezer

Jim McDonough is the Vice President of Global Sales at Intezer, a leading provider of AI technology for automating security operations. Outside of work, you’re likely to catch him running in a marathon or on a trail outside Boston.

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Principal Researcher at The Defenders Initiative