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.
Tomoya Amachi is CEO at GOODWITH LLC and is an Open Source engineer. He is a developer of dockle (Container Image Linter for Security) and dockertags (A CLI tool for fetching remote container image tags), as well as a maintainer of Vuls and committer of Trivy.
For the past 18 years I've primarily worked in server engineering, security, data centre services and optimization. This has taken me from bare metal servers; operating system engineering, data centre governance and strategy; mass virtualization and migration; big data and storage through to Amazon Web Services, Azure, GCP and other public cloud fabrics. Primarily my role is about using the cloud to drive and deliver tangible transformation.
Marc has over 15 years of experience in identity management deployments and implementations. Prior to starting Tremolo Security Marc spent a decade as a consultant implementing identity solutions for many of the largest enterprises in the world as well as multiple US government agencies. In recent years Marc has focused on identity in the Kubernetes and Cloud Native world. Marc's open source contributions include much of the Kubernetes documentation for OpenID Connect as well as adding impersonation capabilities to the dashboard. Marc spoke at KubeCon NA 2017 in Austin on identity and compliance in k8s and has written several blog posts on Kubernetes security. Marc was recently published in LinuxJournal on K8s authentication. Marc is a CKAD with experience deploying Kubernetes for multiple customers across multiple vendors.
Scott Coulton is a Developer Advocate and Docker captain with 10 years of experience as a software engineer in the managed services and hosting space. He has extensive experience in architecture and rolling out systems and network solutions for national and multinational companies with a wide variety of technologies, including Azure, Kubernetes, Puppet, Docker, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, and Linux. His design strengths are in cloud computing, automation, and security space.
Principal Software Engineer at Rancher Labs, Inc, has been working on the cloud and infrastructure services domain for over a decade. She has been working on developing orchestration solutions for virtual machines and now for containers mainly involved with Kubernetes platform. Some of her past work involves developing scheduling strategies, authentication and authorization models for the VM and container orchestration platforms and Kubernetes multi-cluster applications. She loves to connect with people to share ideas and collaborate to find solutions to complex problems. While not involved with containers she loves hiking, reading and enjoying her favorite music.
Saurya Das is a Senior Product Manager in the Azure Kubernetes Service team with a primary focus on security. He has more than a decade of experience in open source and is one of the founding members of the containers team in Azure that built the Azure Container Services (ACS) which evolved into Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). In addition to working on AKS, he has launched the Azure CLI compute experience and enabled popular open source application stacks in the Azure marketplace driving significant Linux/OSS usage on Azure. Prior to working at Microsoft, Saurya was a Java developer/architect at companies such as Huawei Technologies and Oracle corporation.
Danny is a Security Engineer at JPMC, where he helps secure the systems that provide a financial service for ~50% of American households.
Amy helps security and risk professionals transform their current software and application security practices to support continuous delivery and improvement, focusing on strong partnerships with application development, operations, and business teams. Her research covers topics such as proactive security design, security testing in the software delivery life cycle, protection of applications in production environments, and remediation of hardware and software flaws.
Lachlan is a Principal Program Manager on the Container Compute team at Azure. He has spent the last few years working with Kubernetes and enabling Cloud Native journeys. Lachie serves as a Cloud Native ambassador and a CNCF TOC contributor, and has deep operational knowledge of many Cloud Native projects.
Eric Hanselman is the Chief Analyst at 451 Research. He has an extensive, hands-on understanding of a broad range of IT subject areas, having direct experience in the areas of networks, virtualization, security and semiconductors. He coordinates industry analysis across the broad portfolio of 451 Research disciplines. The convergence of forces across the technology landscape is creating tectonic shifts in the industry, including SDN/NFV, hyperconvergence and the Internet of Things (IoT). Eric helps 451 Research's clients navigate these turbulent waters and determine their impacts and how they can best capitalize on them. Eric is also a member of 451 Research’s Center of Excellence for Quantum Technologies.
For more than 20 years, Eric has worked with segment leaders in a spectrum of technologies, most recently as CTO of Leostream Corporation, a virtualization management provider. Prior to that, Eric delivered security solutions for IBM and Internet Security Systems. At Wellfleet/Bay Networks, Sitara Networks and NEC, he was involved in the introduction of many new technologies ranging from high-performance image analysis to rollouts for IPv6.
Eric holds a patent in image compression systems. He is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a VMware Certified Professional (VCP), and he is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences.
Oded Hareven is the CEO and Co-Founder of AKEYLESS - The Cloud Vault Platform. AKEYLESS' mission is to enable organizations to fully protect and manage any type of secret, in any environment - hybrid or multi cloud. Formerly the Director of Product Management at Moovit and acting PMO at CA Technologies, Oded, a veteran of the Israeli IDF cyber technology elite unit, is an expert in product development for the cyber security industry.
Amir Jerbi brings to Aqua 17 years of security software experience in technical leadership positions. Amir co-founded Aqua with the vision of creating a security solution that will be simpler and lighter than traditional security products. Prior to Aqua, he was a Chief Architect at CA Technologies, in charge of the host based security product line, building enterprise grade security products for Global 1000 companies. Amir has 14 cloud and virtual security patents under his belt. In his free time, Amir enjoys backpacking in exotic places.
With over 22 years’ experience in IT with a focus on security and compliance Henrik focuses on establishing and driving CISO level relationship as a trusted cloud security advisor with a passionate focus on developing services and features for security and compliance at scale.
From a technical perspective, Henrik focuses on services and tooling for security at scale / automation, various compliance frameworks, autonomous incident response remediation, secure architecture / pipelines and security tool creation with a focus on security services as well as OSS based tooling. Henrik owns and maintains a number of publicly available OpenSource repos on GitHub.
As a seasoned public speaker / panelist, Henrik has presented at a number of industry events including AWS ReInvent, RSA, SalesForce Connections and other events outside the security realm. His background includes roles such as Security Advisor, Director for Product Development and Professional Services, Enterprise Solutions Advisor, Public Speaker / Evangelist.
Wes Kanazawa is a Sr. DevOps Engineer at Primerica. Wes and his team are currently engaged in the Digital Transformation of the 42-year-old company. Before Wes moved into information technology, he was a United States Marine for eight years. He has worked in the IT industry for 18 years and his background includes: working in the trenches with desktop support, implementing and supporting enterprise systems and infrastructure, to managing all aspects of Information Technology in a small/medium-sized business. Wes has been leading the charge of incorporating security practices into Primerica’s development practices since starting with the company in 2016.
Sean Keery began hacking obscure video game systems at the age of 13. Sean then developed interpersonal skills while teaching snowboarding. Nowadays we've got Kubernetes, choreography, containers and plenty of io. Cluster deployments, IaaS independence and his studies for a Masters in Data Science keep Sean occupied. The daily commute is filled with podcasts and chipmunk bunny hops. Some family time, spicy food, a good book and wrecking the latest toys keep Sean busy at home. @zgrinch
Cristian is a cloud native architect at Elastisys and a teacher at Umeå University, Sweden. He received a PhD in 2012 from INRIA, France. He gathered over 9 years of experience in the area of cloud computing, acting variously as a practitioner, a teacher, as well as a researcher. He was overall responsible for a cloud computing course, chief cloud architect and executive in a start-up, but also worked hands-on in customer projects, teaching them how to reap the benefits of cloud native technologies. He loves contributing to open-source projects and speaking about Kubernetes at the local Cloud Native MeetUp. When coming out of the clouds, Cristian works out by playing with his two daughters.
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.
Ian is an engineer at Google and contributor to the gVisor project. Ian has had various developer and operations roles throughout his career and enjoys working in environments with diverse ways of thinking. Ian has been living in Tokyo since 2006 and is active in the open-source developer community. He is passionate about Security, DevOps, SRE, Go, and container orchestration. When he's not working on container security projects, he runs the Kubernetes Meetup in Tokyo and blogs about Kubernetes and containers at www.ianlewis.org.
Mike Malone is the founder and CEO at smallstep based in San Francisco. Smallstep is building proper production identity. We are making it possible for every developer, operator, and logical system component (microservice, container, cron job, function, VM, device, etc) to have a strong cryptographic identity that can be used to securely communicate with everything else no matter what or where it is located. The smallstep solution is standards-based with an open-source core and includes workflows to make Dev/Sec/Ops teams work seamlessly.
Andrew has an incisive security engineering ethos gained building and destroying high-traffic web applications. Proficient in systems development, testing, and operations, he is comfortable profiling and securing every tier of a bare metal or cloud native systems, and has battle-hardened experience delivering containerised solutions to enterprise and government. He is a co-founder at https://control-plane.io
I am the field CTO of a startup on a quest to revolutionise the API Security market. If I had to define myself in three words, I would use passionate, perfectionist and troublemaker ( in a good way!). My favorite question is: “Why?” shortly followed by “Why not?”. Challenging the established rules and the way things are done. As a pre-sales and services person, I have worked with numerous large enterprise customers across the globe, helping them understanding the technology trends and designing architectures adapted to their legacy and business requirements. I am passionate about learning new technologies and transmitting my knowledge. As such, I am looking forward to meeting you at this great event!
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.
Kirsten Newcomer, OpenShift Senior Principal Product Manager, Red Hat. Kirsten works closely with Red Hat’s many security professionals across the Red Hat portfolio of enterprise-ready open source offerings. Kirsten is a diversified software management professional with 15+ years of experience in application development and infrastructure solutions. Prior to joining Red Hat, Kirsten provided strategic direction for Black Duck’s open source security and governance solutions. Her career has spanned successful roles at IBM Software Group, Rational Software and BMC Software. Kirsten was an early contributor to the Linux Foundation's Software Package Data Exchange (SPDX) specification, which provides a set of standards for communicating the components, licenses, and copyrights associated with software. In her free time, Kirsten serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Rutger Prins is a machine learning engineer with a passion for security. His goal is to make security and machine learning more scalable and privacy friendly while keeping the same level of utility.
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.
Sanjeev Rampal is a Principal Engineer in the Private Cloud Engineering Group at Cisco Systems, working on engineering and architecture for Cisco Container Platform, a new enterprise ready multi-cloud, multi-cluster management platform based around Kubernetes and Cloud Native technologies. He is also co-lead and maintainer in the Multi-tenancy Working Group of the upstream Kubernetes SIGs community helping development and standardization of multi-tenancy architectures within Kubernetes. He has over 20 years of experience building cloud and networking products that are deployed in production at thousands of locations around the globe. He is an ambassador for the CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation).
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.
Curtis specializes in helping companies find success through modern, cloud-native development practices built on AWS. As a Solutions Architect he has a focus and passion on containers technologies, app dev and DevOps.
Mike is a Staff Security Engineer at Cruise, where he helps in securing one of the world’s best autonomous vehicle platforms. Previously a security lead in VMware's cloud management division, Mike has close to a decade of experience securing, designing, and deploying cloud infrastructure and enterprise storage systems.
Grant is a security engineer at Oscar Health. Previously he worked as a software engineer at Capsule8, and Red Hat before that. His security interests are mostly in mandatory access controls, sandboxing, and usability. Outside of software he enjoys brewing kombucha, playing video games, and exploring Brooklyn on his bike. Check out his blog at https://grant.pizza
Eric Skibicki is a Principal Cloud Architect for Finastra, a global fintech provider with 9000+ tier-1 to tier-4 customers. He has over 20 years of experience in systems architecture, release engineering, and cloud technologies. His current focus is driving the adoption of cloud native technologies like Kubernetes within all product lines at Finastra.
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.
Carlos Traitel is a Senior DevOps engineer with experience and success leading projects, project teams, implementing and overseeing technology programs. He has a proven catalyst in designing, developing, planning and directing projects that provide innovative IT and client solutions. He started his professional career with the United States Marine Corps back in 2001 and was involved in the 2003 conflict in Iraq. After bouncing around from career to career, which ranged from banking to factory work, he landed a great opportunity within the IT field at ADP. Here he helped implement an automated delivery solution which led to a cleaner and more stable customer experience. He is currently working for Primerica on transforming the application delivery process.
Nir is an information security executive and expert. He heads the product & data security at Finastra, after holding various leadership and technical roles in information security. Nir was the first CISO for Kabbage, and prior to this position he worked at NCR in several roles, including heading the application security across the software solutions portfolio and leading the divisional information security group as the Retail CISO. His technical experience comes from application security, penetration testing and systems infrastructure security positions. Nir is a frequent speaker at leading conferences around the world, including Black Hat, Defcon, RSA, BSides, and OWASP.
Fabricio is a Staff Software Engineer on the gVisor team at Google. He's currently working on bringing the gVisor technology to Kubernetes to sandbox containers. Previously, he has worked on GCE Persistent Disks. Prior to Google, Fabricio was a Principal SDE at Microsoft working on SQL Server.
Sarah is an Azure Cloud Security and Compliance Global Black Belt working for Microsoft and is based in Melbourne. She has over a decade of experience in tech and is particularly interested in cloud security, container and orchestrator security and good old fashioned networking and infrastructure security (having previously worked as a network engineer in a previous life). Sarah specialises in helping customers understand how they can successfully move to the cloud whilst maintaining - and even improving - their security posture. Sarah has spoken around the world at a variety of infosec conferences about a range of security and technical topics.