December 6 2022


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Daniel CornellDan Cornell

A globally recognized software security expert, Dan Cornell has over 25 years of experience architecting, developing and securing software systems. As Vice President of Product Strategy at Coalfire, Dan works with customers and industry partners to help drive the direction of their product portfolio. Prior to its acquisition by Coalfire, Dan was a founder of and the Chief Technology Officer at Denim Group, where he helped Fortune 500 companies and government organizations integrate security throughout the development process.
Cornell is an active member of the development community and a sought-after speaker on topics of application and software security, speaking at international conferences including RSA Security Conference, OWASP AppSec USA and EU, TEDx, and Black Hat CISO Forum. He holds three patents in the area of software security.

Heather McMahonHeather K. McMahon

Heather is a former DoD intelligence senior executive and seasoned combat veteran currently serving as a Professor of Practice at the Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security and a consultant where she advising on national security, counterintelligence, human intelligence, insider threat, critical technology protection, supply chain risk management and industrial security concerns.A highly skilled human intelligence and counterintelligence officer with deep operational experience honed through close to three decades of world-wide service, Heather’s experience is particularly relevant today as companies struggle to balance risk and reward while defending themselves from the onslaught of threats from state-sponsored IP theft, cyberattacks and malicious insiders.
A West Point Graduate, she served extensively abroad in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Europe, and Asia while serving US Army at every echelon between platoon and corps, as well as in the intelligence community’s strategic enterprise, Heather transitioned to the technology sector before returning to serve the nation as a senior executive, where she served at the White House’s President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, and the Army Staff.
Heather earned a Bachelor’s of Science from West Point and is a graduate of numerous advanced intelligence community and military schools, to include Jumpmaster and Airborne School. She is an Advisory Board member at the Gula Tech Foundation, a civic effort focused on closing the cyber skills gap in America. She is also national security fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and serves as volunteer Senior Advisor the Maker Mask, a nonprofit technology-based effort to support effective community responses to the COVID-19 crisis.

Jimmy SandersJimmy Sanders

Jimmy Sanders, Head of Information security at Netflix DVD. Jimmy has spent his career creating holistic and innovative security program as well as learning security ideas from some of the industries brightest minds. In addition to his duties at, Jimmy currently serves as the San Francisco Bay Area chapter president of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) since 2014. He is also on the ISSA International Board of Directors, a Board Member for the ISSA Education Foundation, a Board member of the Information Security Leaders Foundation (ISLF), and a member of the Office of the CIO. Furthermore, he has been a keynote speaker at BlackHat, RSA, SecureWorld, InfoSec World as well as other notable events.
Prior to, Jimmy Sanders has also held key roles at organizations that include Samsung, Fiserv, and SAP. He is a Cyber Security Committee advisor for Merritt College, Ohlone College as well as on advisory board for other colleges and non-profits. Jimmy Sanders maintains the certifications of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk Information and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM). He holds degrees in Psychology and Behavioral Science from San Jose State University.

Jeff CrumeJeff Crume

Jeff Crume is a Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor and CTO for IBM Security Americas with 39 years’ experience in the IT industry. He has a PhD in Cybersecurity and serves as an Adjunct Professor at NC State University. Jeff is the author of a book entitled “Inside Internet Security: What Hackers Don’t Want You To Know” as well as a contributing author to the “Information Security Management Handbook.” He is a member of the inaugural class of the NC State University Computer Science Alumni Hall of Fame where he has served on the school’s Strategic Advisory Board. He also serves on the editorial board for the “Information and Computer Security” research journal and is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. He holds CISSP and ISSAP professional IT Security certifications as well as Distinguished Chief IT Architect credentials from The Open Group. Jeff lived in Beijing on assignment in 2006 and has worked with clients in 50 countries.