Keynote Speakers

john brennanJohn Brennan, Former Director, CIA

“Living in a Digital World: The Challenges and Opportunities Awaiting the Next Generation of Americans”

John Brennan is a national security expert with nearly four decades of experience, culminating in his tenure as director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from 2013 to 2017. Previously a deputy national security advisor and assistant to President Barack Obama for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, Brennan teaches audiences how to think about and respond to global events, terrorism and cybersecurity concerns. Brennan’s presentations offer an insider’s look at the shifting global landscape and reveal what it takes to remain an effective player in business while keeping pace with the alarming proliferation of cyber threats.

Anachal GuptaAanchal Gupta, Director of Security, Facebook

“Cybersecurity Workforce and Technical Challenges on the Frontier”

Aanchal Gupta is Director of Security at Facebook. Her global team assesses and mitigates security risks across services including Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Oculus and WhatsApp. Her team also is responsible for the security of Facebook’s corporate infrastructure. Gupta previously was Chief Information Security Officer at Microsoft for Skype and Skype for Business and led Yahoo’s Global Identity team, contributing to authentication and authorization open standards such as OpenID and OAuth.


Daniel HoltzmanDaniel C. Holtzman, Cyber Technical Director, United States Air Force

“Cyber Resiliency: The Intersection of Technology and Culture”

Daniel C. Holtzman is an internationally recognized authority on cybersecurity, program protection planning, security engineering, supply chain risk management, mission/system assurance and resiliency. His work in large-scale systems engineering and high-assurance weapon systems has supported the U.S. Department of Defense, NATO, public and private industry and federally funded research and development centers. He currently serves the United States Air Force as Highly Qualified Expert, Cyber Technical Director at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.


Paschal MillairePascal Millaire, CEO, CyberCube

“Insurance: Reshaping the future of cyber risk management in the 21st Century”

Pascal Millaire is the CEO of CyberCube, a Symantec Ventures company that provides data-driven cyber underwriting and aggregation management analytics to the global insurance industry. Millaire previously was vice president at Symantec, where he oversaw cyber insurance product development and insurance security partnerships. He also was president of an Internet of Things technology company and spent seven years at McKinsey, where he advised clients in the insurance industry.

Nadav ZafrirNadav Zafrir, Co-founder and CEO of Team8

Nadav is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Team8. Previously, Nadav was the Commander of the IDF’s Technology & Intelligence Unit 8200 (Israel’s NSA), as well as founder of the IDF Cyber Command. Nadav brings 25 years of extensive experience in cyber leadership. Nadav holds an LL.B from the Interdisciplinary Centre and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.



Featured Speakers and Panelists


Kim KeeverKim Keever, Chief Information Security Officer and Senior Vice President of Security and Technology Services, Cox Communications

Kim Keever is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Senior Vice President of Security and Technology Services for Cox Communications (CCI) in Atlanta, Georgia. Her team is responsible for all aspects of information security for the CCI organization, Product, Technology and Operations Center of Excellence for analytics and technology people programs. Since joining CCI, she has built an industry recognized security team that is in its fourth year of reducing security risk. Additionally, the team partners closely with Cox Enterprises, the parent company for CCI, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group. In early 2016, Kim’s team received an innovation award from CSO magazine, and was named a top woman in technology by Multichannel News. In 2017, she was named one of the most powerful women in cable by Cablefax.


pablos holmanPablos Holman, Tech Futurist and Inventor

Pablos Holman is a notorious hacker, inventor, entrepreneur and technology futurist who looks at the world differently than most and is on a quest to solve the world’s problems through the innovation of technology. At The Intellectual Ventures Lab, he has worked on a brain surgery tool, a machine to suppress hurricanes, 3D food printers and a laser that can shoot down mosquitos – part of an impact invention effort to eradicate malaria with Bill Gates. Previously, Holman helped build spaceships with Jeff Bezos at Blue Origin; the world’s smallest PC; 3D printers at Makerbot; artificial intelligence agent systems; and the Hackerbot, a robot that can steal passwords on a Wi-Fi network. He has a unique ability to articulate practical visions for the future of technology. Holman is the founder of Bombsheller; faculty for Singularity University; adviser for data.world & Glowforge.