Cyber Summit speakers - Engineering & Natural Sciences

Cyber Summit 2019 announces featured speakers

John Brennan, Keynote

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.

Aanchal Gupta

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 C. Holtzman

Daniel C. Holtzman is an internationally recognized authority on cyber security, 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.

Kim Keever

Kim Keever is Senior Vice President & CISO at Cox Communications. [Bio pending…]

Pascal Millaire

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.