Event Directors
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    John Seabury
    New York City | Miami | Charlotte
    John Seabury is an Event Director heading up our New York City and Miami cybersecurity communities. He is focused on building relationships with our CISO Advisory Council and solution providers across our various markets. For the last sixyears, he’s built and developed C-Suite communities for Fortune 500 IT and InfoSec executives along with B2B sales with IT/cyber solution providers. John has a passion for helping clients meet and exceed their mission critical priorities and aiding executives in solving the complex problems that come with being a C-Suite leader. Upon completing high school, John toured the world as a guitarist in a rock band. In college, he studied Political Science and French and lived abroad in Lyon, France, and Quebec. In his free time, John loves learning about other cultures, writing songs, running, and tending to his garden.
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    Brooke Galloway
    Seattle | Vancouver | Houston | Dallas

    Brooke Galloway is an Event Director at SecureWorld focused on building strong cybersecurity communities in Seattle, WA, and Vancouver, BC. She comes to SecureWorld with experience in business development and sales in the luxury private jet travel and nonprofit association industries. Brooke is driven by building relationships with her clients and helping them achieve their goals. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and skiing, hiking, traveling, running, and all the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

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    Karli Voelzke
    Denver | Kansas City | Twin Cities | Toronto

    Karli Voelzke is an Event Director at SecureWorld whose focus is building and developing cybersecurity communities in Denver, Kansas City, Toronto, and Twin Cities. She comes to SecureWorld with a variety of knowledge in market development and sales in the education, media, and real estate industries, giving her clients a unique experience. Karli is passionate about helping her clients achieve their desired goals and loves to network with people. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, hiking, camping, traveling, and training her energetic Vizsla puppy, Goose.

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    Tom Bechtold
    Virtual Conferences

    Tom works closely with the SecureWorld Advisory Council members and the content and media teams, and oversees the digital demand generation programs at SecureWorld. He partners with the vendor and practitioner communities to produce highly-attended, educational cybersecurity webcasts. When Tom isn’t helping InfoSec professionals make the world a safer place, he can be found hiking the beautiful Pacific Northwest with his trusty golden retriever.

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    Erik Skoog
    Atlanta | Detroit | Philadelphia

    Erik is responsible for building, planning, and executing major cybersecurity conferences and events. With over 15 years’ experience in the events industry, Erik has a proven track record of producing important and successful conferences on the business and consumer side in the tech and outdoors industries. Erik has extensive experience working with C-Level executives, from start-ups to Fortune 500, and with vendors of all sizes. He has managed events ranging in size from small high-level corporate meetings to major trade shows of over 15,000 attendees. When not at the office, you will find Erik trying to keep up with his daughter or on a river with a fly-fishing rod in hand.

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    Bryan Roby
    Director of Sales & Communities

    Bryan Roby is the Director of Sales and Communities at SecureWorld, daily building networks of cybersecurity experts, thought leaders, and solution providers with a goal of driving industry-leading conferences across North America. He has been in cybersecurity events for more than a decad,e working with most of the Fortune 500 organizations and their CISOs. Part of what gets him up in the morning is helping CISOs become more effective leaders and keeping pace with the ever-evolving cyber landscape. Outside of work, Bryan is an outdoors hobbyist and enjoys kite surfing, hiking, skiing, camping, and Jeep off-roading all over the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He even keeps hold of his dream to make the PGA Tour one day but sticks with SecureWorld as his day job.

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    Clay Gartner
    Boston | Chicago | St. Louis

    Clay Gartner is a Sr. Event Director at SecureWorld focused on building relationships with our CISO Advisory Council and solution providers across our various markets. He brings over five years’ experience in the corporate event industry, with an extensive background working with Fortune 500 Chief Data & Analytics Officers, CIOs, and CISOs. Clay has a passion for problem solving with clients to ensure they are receiving high value from their partnership and investment with SecureWorld. A former collegiate athlete, Clay enjoys a wide range of sports, from golf to snowboarding and everything in between, as well as coaching baseball at a local high school.