Speakers

David Porter, Head of Innovation, Security and Privacy Division, Bank of England


David Porter has over 25 years of experience in computer security and risk management.  Originally an artificial intelligence researcher, he has worked in fraud and money laundering detection, information security, incident response, accident investigation and threat intelligence.  At the Bank of England he worked on the development... more


David Doherty, Global IM Cyber GRC and Technical Assurance specialist, Anglo-American


David has worked 35 years in the IT industry, the last 15 of which as an information security consultant. He has worked in both the private and public sectors for large organisations such as Yellow Pages, Hitachi Capital, Anglo American, HMRC, DWP, British Gas, and Colt Telecom. He has held PCI QSA, ISO27001 Lead Auditor, CSA Star Auditor qualifications and helped...more


Jon Townsend, CIO, National Trust


Jon Townsend is a leader in technology. He moved to his new role as the Chief Information Officer for the National Trust in August of last year. Previously he was the Director of Technology & Information Security. He holds an MBA with the Open University and an MSc with Cranfield University in the Design of Information Systems. He previously held a commission...more


Chris Clarkson, Senior Solutions Engineer, Bomgar


Chris Clarkson is a Senior Solutions Engineer with Bomgar, a leader in providing privileged access management solutions.  Chris has worked at Bomgar for 3 years after previously being with SCC, Europe’s largest System Integrator.  Chris has acquired a wide-range of security experience and knowledge working with companies during the last 10 years across...more


Paul Watts, CISO, Domino's


Paul has worked in Information and Cyber Security for over thirteen years of a twenty-three year career in IT.  He has held senior Information Security Leadership roles in sectors including UK Critical National Infrastructure, Retail, Finance and Media and currently heads up the security operation for Domino’s Pizza Group PLC who operate the Domino’s brand...more


Phil Cordey, Group Head of IT Security, Inchcape


Phil has over 20 years of experience in the Information and IT Security fields. Throughout his career he has held leading roles in internationally renowned organizations. Phil designed, built and managed the Security Operations Centre for the Bank of England. As Senior IT Security Manager at a major international legal firm his role encompassed governance of all elements...more


Richard Merrygold, Director of Group Data Protection, Homeserve


An experienced Data Protection practitioner, Richard has spent the last 9 years working across healthcare, pharmaceutical, technology and financial service sectors. A firm believer in engaging on an operational level in addition to key stakeholders in Compliance and Legal he takes pride in building sustainable privacy frameworks, providing real world, workable solutions...more


Ryan Collier, Key Account Executive, Egress Software Technologies


An experienced member of the Egress Team, Ryan Collier uses his considerable information security expertise to help enterprise corporations achieve key business aims, including understanding the flow of data within their organisation, identifying communication risks when adopting digital strategies, securely migrating to the cloud, and enabling secure digital file...more


Craig McEwen, Global Head of Cyber Operations, Anglo American


Craig McEwen is the global Head of Cyber Operations at Anglo American, a position he has held since 2017. Before this role, Craig held a number of senior roles in threat intelligence and cybersecurity at Vodafone and other internationally established institutions. Craig has worked primarily in the defence sector, and has experience and expertise in managing large...more


Etienne Greeff, CTO, SecureData


Etienne Greeff is one of the early pioneers of the information security industry. He has spent over 20 years promoting the innovative use of technology and services to solve complex customer issues: founding, growing and successfully exiting a number of information security businesses. As CTO of SecureData, Etienne is passionate about cementing its status as a complete...more


Simon Wood, VP Cyber Investigations Manager, Barclays


Simon is VP Cyber Investigations Manager at Barclays, a role he has held since June 2017. In this position, he plays an integral part in fraud investigation, cyber-defence, regulation, and other aspects of securing the business and its customers. Before Barclays, Simon held a number of senior positions across both private and public sector. Simon... more


Steve Benton, Deputy CSO, BT


Steve Benton is the BT Deputy CSO, GM Cyber and Physical Security Operations and Programmes, a role he has held since January 2018. Over the last 10 years, in various senior roles covering security, compliance and operations, Steve has been integral in shaping the BT security strategy and infrastructure and making security a real commercial advantage. He defined and...more


John Cassidy, Director of Corporate Development, Ground Labs


A global sales leader with 20 years experience in Media, IT and Security Software. As the Director of Corporate Development for EMEA leading Ground Labs, he is committed to guiding the expanding company in the quickly developing data security software industry. Leading the EMEA client and partner strategy, John drives sales and partnerships with major retailers, financial...more


Paul Holland, Information Security Leader, Hiscox


Paul is a seasoned information security and risk expert of over 15 years and a CISSP. He has worked in a number of different businesses, giving him a wide breadth of knowledge and experience to draw from. Some of these include KPMG, BP, Lloyd's Bank, Ford Motor Company, Pearson, Lloyd's of London and NS&I. At Hiscox he is the Information Security Leader and is...more


Andy Harris, Chief Technology Officer, Osirium


Andy has over 25 years’ experience inventing and building unique IT networking and security products. In a long and distinguished career including being Technical Director at Integralis Andy has invented many leading-edge technologies including IP Network Translation Gateway, Print Symbiont Technologies for LAN-based printers and Disaster Master, a technique of...more


Kostas Lotsis, Technical Sales Engineer, Firemon


Kostas Lotsis is a Technical Sales Engineer, working as part of the EMEA team at Firemon. He has over 20 years of experience in the security industry, working in various roles including engineering, operational & consulting roles for major financials, telecommunications and government organizations. During his time at Deutsche Bank, he built and managed the first...more


Simon Wright, Group Data Protection Officer, Photobox


Simon Wright is the Group Data Protection Officer at Photobox. Simon is a versatile and enthusiastic data protection and privacy professional who also brings extensive international experience as a senior project and programme manager in project governance, project and strategic delivery, PMO & portfolio management. His specialities... more


Tommy Barlow, Commercial Sales Director, EMEA, Pluralsight


With over two decades of management experience, Tommy has partnered with some of the largest companies in the world including leaders in auto manufacturing, medical devices, software, retail, finance, and government. His area of expertise is disruptive technologies and transformation, having spent the last decade focused on helping teams adapt early, drive innovation,...more


Joe Nelson, Principal Solutions Architect, eSentire


As a Principal Solutions Architect at eSentire, Joe works with clients to cost-effectively remediate regulatory, compliance and information assurance issues. Previously, Joe was a product manager for threat intelligence at a Gartner Leading MSSP, where he focused on developing approaches to intelligence consolidation, curation, distribution and application. He brings...more


Chris Underhill, Chief Technology Officer, Equiniti Cyber Security


Chris Underhill A.Inst.ISP is Chief Technology Officer at Equiniti Cyber Security, a division of Equiniti Data, responsible for their product research and development of cyber security solutions. Chris has extensive experience in software and security having worked with Microsoft, Virgin, O2, and the BBC. He now brings these skills to help Equiniti clients with their...more


Ivan Virgili, Partners & Alliances Account Director, EMEA & APAC, Oracle + Dyn


Ivan joined Oracle+Dyn, an Oracle IaaS Global Business Unit (GBU), part of the OCI (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure) division in March 2017. His focus is on supporting partners and other Oracle teams in pre-sales and sales activities with enterprise customers around edge security (DNS, DDos and WAF). Ivan has almost 20 years of experience working with IT...more


Azeem Aleem, VP Consulting & Head of UK Business, NTT Security


Azeem has over 15 years of practitioner experience in cyber defence technologies, security operations, counter threat intelligence, data analytics and behavioural classification of cyber criminals. He has been at the forefront of architecting cyber resilience capability against advanced persistent threats (APTs) for major organisations across Europe, the US, Asia...more


David Staunton, Product Marketing Manager, Mimecast


David joined Mimecast in early 2018 is responsible for their customer strategy, working to deliver innovation across a diverse global customer base.  His focus is on how Mimecast can deliver an exceptional customer experience in the everchanging cyber resilience landscape and ensuring that the right services are in place to do so. David is passionate about how...more


Simon Jenner, Chief Information Security Officer, Booking.com


Simon is an experienced and forward-thinking CISO and has lead security at some of the world's most prestigious organisations  His reputation for innovation, pragmatism, and execution excellence has seen him lead security in some of the world's leading organisations in the role of CISO at both UBS and JP Morgan for over a decade.  Simon currently...more


James Stevenson, Sales Director - UK, Nordics and Benelux, Demisto


Engineering and incident response background with over 16 years of experience. Ex security analyst & SOC team lead with a strong interest in reducing detection and response times to close the window of exposure and incident costs. Participated in two network forensic start-ups to acquisition now focused on accelerating incident response capability through automation...more


Andy Yeates, Solutions Architect, IBM Resilient


Andy Yeates is a Solutions Architect at IBM Resilient. His background is in forensic computing and security, and he established his career working for Microsoft Premier in a consultancy role helping public sector achieve IT maturity. He later progressed onto a pre sales role for RSA Netwitness platform team before joining IBM in early 2017.


Jonny Tennyson, Head of Customer Success, ZoneFox


As Head of Customer Success at ZoneFox, Jonny brings a customer-first attitude to a rapidly growing and exciting organisation. Having spent his career entirely within the technology sector in customer-focused roles, Jonny brings a passion for technology and helping customers to succeed to ZoneFox, helping ZoneFox’s varied client base make the best of their...more