KubeSec Enterprise focuses on the challenges faced by larger organizations with demanding security and compliance requirements when deploying Kubernetes in production. Whether you are just now beginning to roll out your first production implementation of Kubernetes, or are an early adopter looking to learn from the experience of your peers, you are sure to get valuable insights from one of our many educational events.
DevOps & DevSecOps
Cloud Architects &
Security & Compliance
& Business Managers
Akinbiyi is an experienced Cloud Architect with over 6 years of experience working in Telecommunications, Academia, Consulting and Financial Services. He completed his Ph.D. at the prestigious Imperial College London and has worked for numerous companies in the UK. He has been involved in various Greenfield Cloud Migration Projects and as an avid learner, he holds various cloud certifications including CKA and CKAD. He is also a member of the Multi-tenancy Working Group of the upstream Kubernetes SIGs community helping development and standardization of multi-tenancy architectures within Kubernetes. In 2017, he was endorsed by the UK government as an exceptional talent in Digital Technology. Currently, Akinbiyi works as a Senior Cloud Architect at HSBC Digital Solutions providing architectural solutions and internal consultancy for project delivery.
Loic comes from an Ops world, and has been working on Private and Public Clouds for the past 5 years. Loic and his team works as a Service Provider for Carrefour on Openstack Azure then GCP. They are the first team that works in a full DevOps mode at Carrefour, with total autonomy and responsibility in relation to hosting all containerized workloads. Recently his team have started to InnerSourcing their CaaS Solution across the whole company!
Loic has had many areas of expertise including a DevOps advocate, DevSecOps advocate, OSS advocate and more recently, SRE advocate and has had many speaking engagements across the industry.
Rory has worked in the Information and IT Security arena for the last 19 years in a variety of roles. These days he spends most of his work time on container, cloud and application security. He's an active member of the UK information security community having delivered presentations at a variety of IT and Information security conferences. He has also presented at major containerization conferences and is an author of the CIS Benchmarks for Docker and Kubernetes.
Fernando is a Principal Analyst on the Information Security team, based in Toronto. He has broad experience in enterprise security architectures, particularly network security. He currently focuses on covering trends, vendors and industry events in the cloud security and endpoint security markets, among others. Prior to joining 451 Research, Fernando worked in pre-sales and delivery roles with both startups and larger vendors in network security, anti-fraud, and Web/cloud security. His areas of interest include security economics (particularly behavior economics), data science and cloud-native security. Fernando holds a BSc. in Computer Science and several industry certifications.
Machiel Pronk is IT Security Engineer at bol.com. With a developer background, Machiel quickly moved into the IT Security landscape. Machiel aims to make bol.com more secure by using his hacker mindset and common sense. In his spare time, he's often found on the racing bike enjoying the Dutch scenery.
Liz Rice is the VP of Open Source with container security specialists Aqua Security, where she also works on container-related open source projects including kube-hunter, kube-benchand manifesto. She was Co-Chair of the CNCF’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 events in Copenhagen, Shanghai and Seattle.
She has a wealth of software development, team, and product management experience from working on network protocols and distributed systems, and in digital technology sectors such as VOD, music, and VoIP. When not writing code, or talking about it, Liz loves riding bikes in places with better weather than her native London, and competing in virtual races on Zwift.
Jason Smith is a Partner Solutions Architect at AWS, K8s contributor, CKAD certified. As a consulatant he preaches the K.I.S.S. philosophy. He is focused on the Cloud Native technologies, microservices, and serverless and how all of these tools can be pieced together to make robust resilient systems.