One Hell of a Show – PSW #666
David is a graduate of an elite technology unit in the Israeli army and holds a BSc in computer science. He has worked in various security roles and was a lead developer at Checkpoint. Currently, he is a C++ developer @Vicarius, leading multiple research projects.
Roi has over 13 years of experience as a pentester, IT admin, and CISO. In his current Role as Vicarius VP Sales, he helps companies to better product their infrastructure against software vulnerabilities.
As CEO, Sumedh leads the company’s vision, strategic direction and implementation. He joined Qualys in 2003 in engineering and grew within the company, taking various leadership roles focused on helping Qualys deliver on its platform vision. Since 2014, he has served as Chief Product Officer at Qualys, where he oversaw all things product, including engineering, development, product management, cloud operations, DevOps, and customer support. A product fanatic and engineer at heart, he is a driving force behind expanding the platform from Vulnerability Management into broader areas of security and compliance, helping customers consolidate their security stack. This includes the rollout of the game-changing VMDR (Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response) that continually detects and prevents risk to their systems, Multi-Vector EDR, which focuses on protecting endpoints as well as Container Security, Compliance and Web Application Security solutions. Sumedh was also instrumental in the build-up of multiple Qualys sites resulting in a global 24×7 follow-the-sun product team.
Sumedh is a long-time proponent of SaaS and cloud computing. He previously worked at Intacct, a cloud-based financial and accounting software provider. He also worked at Northwest Airlines developing complex algorithms for its yield and revenue management reservation system. Sumedh has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering with distinction from the University of Pune.
Lea Snyder is the lead organizer for BSides Boston. She helped organize the conference in 2014 & 2015 and was the lead organizer for 2016 & 2017. She started volunteering for BSides Seattle in 2016 and quickly joined the organizing team. She is the co-founder of Layer 8 Conference with Patrick Laverty. Lea is passionate about giving back to the security community, creating an atmosphere that is welcoming to all participants, and learning something new along the way.