Sometimes, Computers Just Freak Out – PSW #675
Jamie Fernandes is the Sr. Director, Product Management at Mimecast, where he leads Product Management for Security, including the Web and Cloud Security product lines. Jamie has spent 20 years in SaaS Product Development & Product Management, serving all segments from SMB to Large Enterprise, B2B andB2C, in Enterprise HCM, Enterprise Product Portfolio Management, and Cybersecurity. He’s had a significant amount of experience bringing new products and services to market during that time, creating new businesses and revenue streams for companies. Jamie holds a B.A from Brandeis University in American Studies & History and is listed as an inventor on two patents: Providing program and policy information to managers – Patent Issued Mar 30, 2004; US 2005/0228799 A1 Management and Delivery of Product Information – Patent Issued Jan9, 2001; US 9/757,376
Karsten Chearis is a Product Manager, Web Threats and Shadow IT for Mimecast, a leading email security and cyber resilience company. Karsten works with Mimecast’s Global GTM (Go To Market) teams to achieve total product success, including enablement, deal support, and scaling the Web Threats and Shadow IT business. He also works with the Product and Engineering teams to help innovate and achieve new levels of success with their emerging offerings.
Previously, Karsten worked as a Senior Sales Engineer, supporting Mimecast’s Enterprise sales efforts. Prior to working at Mimecast, Karsten worked for various organizations in IT Operations and IT Operations Leadership, including O365 administration, systems administration, patch management, Enterprise Mobility Management, messaging security, and systems standardization.
Michael Roytman is a recognized expert in cybersecurity data science. At Kenna Security, Michael is responsible for building the company’s core analytics functionality focusing on security metrics, risk measurement, and vulnerability measurement. Named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Michael’s strong entrepreneurship skills include founding organizations such as Dharma Platform, a cloud-based data management platform, and TruckSpotting, a mobile app for tracking food trucks. He also serves on the board of Cryptomove, a moving target data protection startup. In addition, Michael chairs the Board of Dharma Platform, is a board member and the program director at the Society of Information Risk Analysts (SIRA), and is a co-author of the Exploit Prediction Scoring System (EPSS). Michael is a frequent speaker at security industry events, including Black Hat, BSides, Metricon, RSA, SIRACon, SOURCE, and more. Michael holds a Master of Science in Operations Research degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.