Garry Drummond, CEO & Co-Founder
From his humble beginnings in Pleasanton, California, Mr. Drummond boot-strapped 802 Secure Inc. from his garage in 2014. 802 Secure’s quick success led to the Silicon Valley Start-up of the Year award in April 2015, and Silicon Valley Company of the Year in May 2016.
In November of 2016, 802 Secure received venture capital which was used to expand the team, complete a minimal viable product, and fulfill orders. In 2017, he received the CEO of the Year award at the annual 2017 Global Excellence Awards, hosted by Info Security Products Guide. Mr. Drummond previously held sales leadership roles at nCircle (acquired by TripWire) and AirDefense (acquired by Motorola) generating over $100M in revenues.
Michael Raggo, CSO
He is also the author of multiple books including: “Mobile Data Loss: Threats & Countermeasures” and “Data Hiding: Exposing Concealed Data in Multimedia, Operating Systems, Mobile Devices and Network Protocols” for Syngress Books, and contributing author for “Information Security the Complete Reference 2nd Edition”. His Data Hiding book is also included at the NSA’s National Cryptologic Museum at Ft. Meade.
His research has been highlighted on television’s CNN Tech, and numerous media publications including TIME, Forbes, Bloomberg, Dark Reading, TechCrunch, TechTarget, The Register, and countless others. A former security trainer, Michael has briefed international defense agencies including the FBI, Pentagon, and Queensland Police; is a former participating member of FSISAC/BITS and PCI Council, and is a frequent presenter at security conferences, including Black Hat, DEF CON, Gartner, RSA, DoD Cyber Crime, OWASP, HackCon Norway, and SANS.
Kurt Grutzmacher, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder
Kurt was a lead architect of the OpenSOC project (now known as Apache Metron), primary developer of the Kvasir Penetration Testing Data Management system. He delivered a wide range of offensive security consulting services to Cisco’s international customers as a senior member of the Security Posture Assessment team.
Board of Directors
Todd Nightingale, SVP, General Manager at Cisco Meraki
Todd Nightingale is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco Meraki. Nightingale joined Cisco with the Meraki acquisition in 2012 and took over as GM in 2013. He has led Meraki to deepen its focus on simplicity and initiatives pulling powerful Cisco technologies into the Meraki platform.
Nightingale has led the expansion of the Meraki team’s scope from cloud-managed wireless to cloud-managed networking to cloud-managed IT. In the process, the team has added enterprise mobility management, telephony, and video technology to the platform. This expansion has been driven by Meraki’s mission of simplicity and enabled by using cloud, open source, and a nimble engineering-led development model. In addition to product expansion, Nightingale and the team have globalized the Meraki portfolio, bringing simplified IT to more than 145 countries around the world.
Before assuming the GM role, Nightingale led architecture, service provider, and strategy teams at Meraki and Cisco. Before joining Meraki, he was the VP of Engineering at AirDefense, where he was responsible for all product line development and led the group through a successful acquisition by Motorola, where he assumed General Manager responsibilities.
In the past, Nightingale has worked in silicon development, academic research groups, network security, software services, and network protocol development. He’s led teams to high growth through complicated transitions and difficult turnarounds.
Nightingale holds his BS and MEng degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Karl Hutter, Global Solutions Providers at FireEye
An accomplished operating executive focused in the information technology industry, the last 15 years emphasizing Internet security software & services. Most recently leading Business Development for iSIGHT Partners, acquired by FireEye January 2016. Previously led worldwide corporate and business development efforts for nCircle (sold to Tripwire) & Recourse Technologies (sold to SYMC). Earlier held corporate development, sales/market/business development, and technology consulting positions with industry leaders 3Com, Wang & Xerox. Specicalties include software and services strategy for OEM, Licensing, Reselling, M&A, and Ecosystem partnering with an expertise aligning sales & marketing execution with business corporate development/M&A. Graduate of Stanford University.
Bob Tinker, Founding CEO of MobileIron
Bob was founding CEO of MobileIron from 2008 to 2016, leading MobileIron from initial idea to become the leading publicly traded provider of mobile security for enterprise customers. Under his leadership, MobileIron’s team of over 900 global employees delivered market leading products, won over 10,000 enterprise customers (including over 500 of the Global 200), built a channel of over 350 resellers and 30 mobile operators, and drove over $150M/year in trailing 4Q billings. During the five-year period from 2010-2014 MobileIron was named the fastest growing technology company in the world and ranked #1 in Deloitte’s Fast 500 Index. Over 8 years as CEO, Bob led venture capital fundraising of over $150M through multiple rounds culminating in a successful $100M public offering in June of 2014, and 7 quarters as a public company CEO.
Prior to MobileIron, Bob led the Business Development team for Cisco’s wireless business unit, a combined $1B business. Before Cisco, Bob was the first business executive at enterprise wireless pioneer Airespace, where he was Vice President of Business Development. Cisco acquired Airespace in 2005 for $450M. Bob’s previous roles include Director of Marketing at Vertical Networks and Vice President at NationsBank, with roles in IT, sales, product management, and operations.
Inspired by the question, “What do you wish you could tell yourself 15 years ago as a newbie entrepreneur?”, Bob recently co-authored the book series, Survival to Thrival: The Enterprise Startup Guide, that is available on Amazon and www.survivaltothrival.com.
Since 2002, Bob has served as a Trustee and Foundation Board Member for the recently opened University of California at Merced, the first major university built in the U.S. in the last 30 years. He lives in Menlo Park, CA with his wife and two teenage children. He has a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Stanford.
Richard Rushing, Chief Information Security Officer at Motorola Mobility, LLC
Richard participates in several corporate, community, private, and government security council’s and working groups setting standards, policies, and solutions to current and emerging security issues. As Chief Information Security Officer for Motorola Mobility he has lead the security effort by developing an international team to tackle the emerging threats of mobile devices, targeted attacks, and cyber-crime. He organized, developed and deployed practices, tools and techniques to protect the intellectual property across the world-wide enterprise. A much-in-demand international speaker on information security Richard has presented at many leading security conferences and seminars around the world.
Tamara Casey, Technology Strategy Visionary, former CTO at Ligado Networks and former SVP of Strategy at Nextel
C-Level professional with more than 30 years of wireless telecommunications management experience in engineering, operations and technology development. While much of Tamara’s career was spent with national wireless providers she also has had successful stints consulting for Fortune 500 companies and leading technology start-ups.
Chet Hosmer, Founder of Python Forensics & Professor at Utica College
Founder of Python Forensics, Inc. a non-profit organization focused on the collaborative development of open-source investigative technologies using the Python programming language. Chet is also the founder of WetStone Technologies, Inc. and has been researching and developing technology and training surrounding forensics, digital investigation and steganography for over two decades. He is the author of three recent Elsevier/Syngress Books: Python Passive Network Mapping, Python Forensics, and Data Hiding. Chet serves as a visiting professor at Utica College where he teaches in the Cybersecurity Graduate program. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member at Champlain College in the Masters of Science in Digital Forensic Science Program.
He has made numerous appearances to discuss emerging cyber threats including National Public Radio’s Kojo Nnamdi show, ABC’s Primetime Thursday, NHK Japan, CrimeCrime TechTV and ABC News Australia. He has also been a frequent contributor to technical and news stories relating to cyber security and forensics and has been interviewed and quoted by IEEE, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Government Computer News, Salon.com and Wired Magazine.