Frankie Shuai, Director, Cyber & Technology Risk, UBS
Frankie is the Director of Cyber & Technology Risk in UBS. He was regional lead in Citibank APAC Regional Information Security Office covering 17 markets before joining UBS and have also worked in Microsoft and HP. He has diverse leadership experience in banking/IT/High Tech companies. He’s also digital transformation & technology innovation catalyst and... practitioner with patent about next generation wireless networking access control filed at U.S.A patent office as sole inventor. He’s active volunteer in the society and industry - currently he’s Vice President of PMI (Project Management Institute) Singapore chapter. He holds the bachelor degree and master degree from National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University.
Jerome Walter, CISO, Digital Venture, Standard Chartered Bank
With more than 18 years of experience, Jerome is a forward looking and innovative security executive focused on leveraging best practices in IT and development to solve today’s security and resilience challenges. Jerome recently joined Standard Chartered as the CISO for a Digital Venture. Prior to that, Jerome spent over two years accompanying the largest organisation’s... cloud-native transformation as Pivotal’s Field CISO and VMware’s Security Modernisation lead. Jerome also led security initiatives at Prudential Asia and Natixis in the Asia-Pacific region. He also held various positions as developer and systems engineer. Jerome holds a Master of Science in IT Engineering from EFREI, France, and an MBA in Finance from HKUST Business School.
Steven Brown, Director, Cybersecurity, Mastercard
Steve is Mastercard’s lead for Cyber Security. He is responsible for the implementation and integration of Mastercard's Cyber Security Framework including data breach detection and cyber risk assessment technologies and capabilities across all related stakeholders including issuers, acquirers, merchants and Governments. Steve also works to build and maintain strategic... relationships with both internal, external, private and public sector parties, working with Global teams to understand the needs of customers and technology required to deliver applicable solutions. Prior to joining Mastercard, Steve was an Officer of the UK’s National Crime Agency for 17 years where, as Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence, he led the UK’s strategic response to Cyber Crime with overall responsibility for the collection, management, analysis and assessment of intelligence on the Cyber Crime threat to UK. Steve ensured a proactive response to prevent and mitigate harm to UK individuals and business through assessed threat and risk management, working across Government and Industry to determine and detail the National and International response to Cyber Crime. Steve also served as the UK’s Cyber Attaché to the USA during 2016-2019, embedded with the FBI Cyber Division at National Cyber & Forensics Training Alliance (NCFTA). Steve was responsible for diplomatic and political relationships and negotiations relating to the investigation of cyber criminality affecting the UK and USA.
Billy Chu, Head of Technology and Operational Risk, Airstar Bank
Billy Chu is the Head of Technology and Operational (T&O) Risk for Airstar Bank, a virtual bank in Hong Kong. Billy leads the T&O risk team to establish and promote the adoption of bank-wide risk and control framework, drives Business Continuity Program, oversees information and cybersecurity... risk and leads internal independent assessments. Prior to joining Airstar, Billy has held various regional roles of IT audit, risk and compliance in banks, insurance company and consulting firm. Billy received an Information Engineering degree in the University of Hong Kong, and acquired professional certifications such as CISA, CISSP, CIA, CPA, CFE.
Bryan Tan, Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP
Bryan TAN is a partner at Pinsent Masons LLP. Qualified in both England and Wales and Singapore, he practises in such areas as data protection, finance, technology, media and telecommunications and advises corporates as well as governments and is ranked top tier in several categories by Legal500 and Chambers. He is a legal adviser to the ASEAN Single Window project... and the United Nations Network of Experts for Paperless Trade and Transport in Asia and the Pacific and also the co-chair of the TMT sub-committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. He is the editor/author of Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore: E-Commerce; Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia: E-Commerce; and E-Discovery in Asia. He also co-wrote Electronic Evidence, the Handbook of Comparative Higher Education Law, ASEAN and the Belt & Road Initiative and Data Protection Law in Singapore – Privacy and Sovereignty in an Interconnected World.
Anthony Dayrit, CISO, Allianz Insurance Singapore
Anthony is currently CISO for Allianz Insurance Singapore. His skills include bridging business, organising technical teams and management. He has a wide area of expertise relating to cyber risk and information security strategy and is an experienced risk manager. He has overseen the execution of IT and IS Projects in collaboration with various stakeholders. Anthony... is a Cyber & Information Security Evangelist, promoting appropriate culture, awareness to promote People's safety, and secured and efficient Technology and Process. He has previously worked in security roles in AXA, Global Blue and Barclays.
Kok Yew Toh, Director and Business Information Security Officer, FWD Insurance
Kok Yew is the BISO with one of the most exciting and innovative-driven insurer in Hong KongK, with the mission to change people feel about insurance. He started his career as an IT Auditor and with vast experience in risk and controls, consulting, regulatory requirements. He is able to make senior executives understand cyber. As a result of this, he has successfully... set up his Cybersecurity team from scratch for his previous and current companies.
Jane Corr, Chief Information Security Officer, Great West Life Europe
Jane has 25 years of service with Great-West Life Europe, holding a variety of IT infrastructure roles over the years, with 16 years in senior leadership roles. She moved into Information Security 6 years ago to take on the role of European Central Security Services Manager before being appointed Acting Chief Information Security Officer in 2021. Since then, she has... attained CISSP and CISM security certifications and also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Trinity College Dublin. Jane has a track record of building successful teams and is known for her ‘Can Do’ attitude while always keeping the customer in mind.
Mel Migriño, Group CISO, Meralco
Mel is the Vice President and the Group Chief Information Security Officer of Meralco and its subsidiaries. She has more than 20 years experience in Information Security Management, Privacy, Cyber Security Operations Center, Business Continuity, Risk Management, Disaster Recovery, IT Audit and Project Management. She is also the co-founder of the Philippine... Women in Cyber Alliance (PWCA) which focuses on empowering and inspiring women in Security. She made it to the list of Women to Watch | Risky Women on February 2021 and an IFSEC Global Influencer Top 20 on September 2020 under the Security Executives category. Prior to joining Meralco, she was the Vice President for Information Security, Privacy and Enterprise Risk Management of the largest Fintech Company wherein she established the compliance program on Data Privacy and led the strategy for application and infrastructure security. She led the development of the Security Operations Center and spearheaded the Enterprise Risk Management Framework and initiatives. Also, she served as the Cyber Security Director of Deloitte Philippines where she led Technology Risk Management Projects servicing clients within Southeast Asia
Yeo Chien Jen, Director Systems Engineering, Asia Pacific, Recorded Future
Chien Jen is Director of Systems Engineering of the Asia Pacific region in Recorded Future. He has over 18 years of experience in information security, covering a wide spectrum of security domains, from building and managing a Security Operations Center, conducting security assessments and audits, to personnel and physical security. Chien Jen is responsible for... building and leading the systems engineering team across Asia Pacific to build a significant intelligence company to help businesses reduce risk. Prior to joining Recorded Future, Chien Jen spent 7½ years with RSA NetWitness, starting out as a regional specialist and moved up the ranks to lead and help build the business across Asia Pacific. He has also worked in various consulting roles with Symantec and e-Cop (Ensign). Chien Jen had served as a military officer in a counter intelligence and internal security department with the Ministry of Defence Singapore. Chien Jen holds a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems from University of Wollongong Australia, professional certifications in GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
Izzat Aziz, AVP Technology Risk Management, CIMB
Izzat is part of the Group Technology Risk Management unit, which is a strategic team that manages technological innovation, including: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Digital Wallet, Cloud and Internet of Things.Previously, he served as the Assistant Chief Information Security Officer for KPMG Co-Sourcing Program with a Regional Telecommunication... Company and prior to that he was holding a similar position for another engagement with a Major Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Company. His role was to assist the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to provides overall strategic vision and direction towards’ Information Security initiatives and advice the client’s top management on how they can improve their organization cyber security posture.
Andrew Kay, Regional Sales Engineer, Illumio
Andrew Kay has over 15 years’ experience in security and quality assurance working with organisations across Asia Pacific to strengthen their resilience to cyber threats. Having worked with major industry players like Micro Focus and HPE, Andrew now represents Illumio South Pacific as he marries his knowledge of technology and industry to design and implement... solutions that prevent attackers' lateral movement, protect high-value assets and achieve compliance goals.
Adrian Covich, Senior Director, Systems Engineering, Proofpoint APJ
Adrian is the Senior Director, Systems Engineering, at Proofpoint APJ. Adrian joined Proofpoint from Broadcom/Symantec, where he spent nearly 13 years, originally starting with MessageLabs in 2007, and held a number of leadership roles, most recently as the local CTO for Broadcom and Email Security SME. Adrian is a passionate leader and Evangelist for Proofpoint,... where he leads of a team of Systems Engineers to implement People-Centric solutions to help customers protect their biggest risks and greatest assets: their people.
Harish Sekar, Senior Technical Evangelist, ManageEngine
Harish Sekar is a senior technical evangelist at ManageEngine, a division of Zoho Corp. He is regularly seen presenting at international conferences and seminars on how to leverage technology better. He specializes in guiding IT administrators & security professionals across the globe to better administer their hybrid Active Directory and ways to strengthen... their organizations' security.
Moty Cristal, CEO, NEST
A professional negotiator, and leading expert on negotiation and crisis management. Lt. Col. (Res.) in the Israel Defense Forces with extensive operational experience in hostage and crisis negotiations. Founder of NEST, Negotiation Strategies Ltd, and CEO of NEST Consulting, which provides consulting services for complex... negotiations during various cyber crises: from ransomware attacks to persistent cyber extortion incidents. Trains, publishes and presents on different platforms worldwide. BA in law and Criminology from Bar Ilan University, Harvard MPA.
Captain Samuel Ng, Ex-Military and Major Virtual Bank
Samuel was leading a Hong Kong Monetary Authority licensed virtual bank's cybersecurity function as Head of Cybersecurity. He was responsible for planning and implementing the overall cybersecurity strategy on all information systems from cloud to traditional infrastructures and networks to safeguard the Bank. He built and led the team to establish overall cybersecurity... framework, enforced policies and ran periodical cyber attack simulations & assessments, pushing the bank's cyber resiliencies forward and also to stay in compliance with strict local regulatory cybersecurity standards. Prior to Virtual Bank, Samuel served as a captain ranked army officer for Royal Malaysian Army for more than 14 years and held various positions such as radio communication troop commander, signal squadron's leadership and etc. After serving the Army, he further pursued his passion and enriched his experience in cybersecurity including red team & penetration tester, cyber incident responder and IT security auditor. He also holds multiple industry recognized certifications including CREST, Offensive Security and ISC(2). Samuel was awarded with master’s degree in Information Assurance from the National Technology University of Malaysia and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the National Defense University of Malaysia
Jonathan Andresen, Senior Director, Marketing & Products, Asia Pacific & Japan, Bitglass
Jonathan Andresen is Senior Director, Marketing & Products Asia-Pacific at Bitglass. Mr. Andresen joined Bitglass in April 2020 and has been working in the enterprise IT and telecommunications sector since 1996, relocating to Asia in 2003. Prior to joining Bitglass, Mr. Andresen held various product, marketing, and strategy management positions in Asia-Pacific... at McAfee, MobileIron, Blue Coat Systems (now Symantec) and Nortel Networks. Mr. Andresen’s career includes earlier positions with Teleglobe, MetroPhotonics and Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Andresen holds a Master's Degree in International Management from Canada’s Carleton University and an undergraduate degree from Queen’s University.
Shikwang Jang, Regional Director, Firemon
Shikwang (SK) Jang is currently leading FireMon APAC operation and has been working in the IT industry for more than 20 years with strong technology background. He’s passionate about IT industry and has been exposed himself to many different roles and technologies so he can be an instrument to fill the gap among technology silos as well as between technology... and business. Prior to FireMon, he worked in companies like Crossbeam systems, Intel Security (McAfee), Limelight Networks covering APAC region.
Laxman Gite, VP Solutions, Altisec India
Laxman Gite is business development professional with 15+ years of experience in IT Security and Infrastructure and heads solutions vertical at Altisec. Proven competence in handling multiple functions including organizational development, operations, & sales along with building and establishing start up verticals. Laxman is science graduate and holds degree in... Marketing & Business Management.
Raymond Lim, Regional Manager, ASEAN & South Asia, OPSWAT
Raymond Lim joined OPSWAT Inc. in 2020 and is responsible for the company’s partner and business development throughout ASEAN and South Asia. Raymond has led the company through exceptional growth in this region. Prior to joining OPSWAT, Raymond has held sales and business development roles at Anixter Communications, Hewlett Packard and IBM spanning a period of... over 20 years. Raymond holds a Business Management degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia and enjoys spending his free time hiking.
Karunanand Menon, Senior Sales Engineer, Asia, Okta
A veteran in the software industry, Karun has been working on application security and identity access management since 2002 and have worked in a range of capacities from application development to domain consultancy. His previous roles were with ForgeRock as Principal Solutions Architect, Wipro and Oracle. He has covered geographies ranging from Middle East to Australia... during his career and has worked in product principal companies and system integration companies in the IDM space. He has spoken and participated in numerous security events and presented identity management to both business audience and technical communities. His current responsibility at OKTA is to grow the Asia business, as a Senior Sales Engineer to delight the customers with the our Workforce and Customer Identity solutions. Karun lives in Singapore with his wife, and 2 daughters, and he loves traveling and listening to all kind of music from Buddy Guy to AR Rahman to Dr Dre.
Alvin Lung, Customer Engineer, Google Cloud Security
Alvin is a Customer Engineer at Google Cloud specialising in threat detection. He has 15 years experience in the managed security service and SIEM space to help customers improve their detection capabilities and identify threats unknown to their environment.
Vicente Diaz, Threat Intelligence Strategist, Google Cloud Security
Threat Intelligence Strategist - Vicente is a specialist in Threat Intelligence and Threat Hunting, and recently joined the VirusTotal team in Google as Threat Intelligence Strategist. He holds a degree in Computer Science and an MsC in Artificial Intelligence. He was e-crime manager in S21sec for 5 years and deputy director for EU in Kaspersky's Global Research and... Analysis team for almost 10 years. He was responsible for the APT Intelligence Reporting service.
Aaron Cockerill, Chief Strategy Officer, Lookout
As the Chief Strategy Officer, Aaron is responsible for developing, validating and implementing cross-functional strategic product initiatives that align with the Lookout vision of a secure connected world. Prior to Lookout, Aaron was the VP of Mobile Technologies at Citrix, where he and his team were responsible for the development of Citrix’s mobile apps and container... technology while driving the acquisition of Zenprise. During his time at Citrix, Aaron drove the creation of Citrix’s desktop virtualization product, XenDesktop, which grew into more than $1 billion yearly revenue for Citrix during his five years of leadership.
Paul Prudhomme, Head of Threat Intelligence Advisory, IntSights
Paul Prudhomme is Head of Threat Intelligence Advisory at IntSights. He previously served as a leader of the cyber threat intelligence subscription service at Deloitte and as an individual contributor to that of iDefense. Paul previously covered cyber issues as a contractor in the U.S. Intelligence Community. Paul specializes in the coverage of state-sponsored cyber... threats, particularly those from Iran. Paul originally served as a linguist and cultural advisor and speaks multiple languages, including Arabic. He has a Master’s degree in History from Georgetown University. Paul is also a certified scuba diver and an award-winning amateur underwater photographer.
Antonius Ruslan, Head of IT Security & Technology Risk Management, AIA Financial Indonesia
Antonius is a seasoned Information Security professional where he is currently taking care of Information Security Area in an insurance company in Singapore. He has experiences working in Information Security, IT Risk Management, IT Infrastructure. IT Governance, IT Audit and IT Consultancy
Gal Messinger, Global Head of Security, Signify
Visionary leader with over 40 years of security expertise both in the public and private sectors. Served for 13 years as the CSO of STMicroelectronics, CSO dealing with Risk Management, Physical & Logistics Security, Brand Protection, Product Security, Business Continuity and Crisis Response, as well as Business... and Competitive Intelligence. In the last 5 years serves as Global Head of Security of Signify, a centralized security organization, Cyber and products domains included. Served in Government Security for 23 years, and holds BA & MA studies in International Relations.