Marc Ashworth, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at First Bank, is a respected professional with over 25 years of experience in cyber and physical security, IT/security architecture, business and departmental strategy, budgeting, project management and is a public speaker. He is a board member of St. Louis Chapter of InfraGard and a Lifetime member of FBI Citizens Academy. Possessing security certifications in CISSP, CISM, CRISC, and Security+, Ashworth currently oversees First Bank’s Information Security Department and the Network Services Department.
Ryan Burkhard with Check Point's Incident Response Team has 20 years of indirect and direct sales and marketing experience in IT and financial services involving Web Performance around Dynamic and Static Content Delivery, Web, IP Application, Route optimization, DNS and TCP Acceleration, Data Center Services including Colocation, Disaster Recovery, Managed Hosting, Enterprise Storage Solutions, Networking, OS Installation & Management, Database Services, Firewall, Load Balancing, IP Address & Patch Management, On-Demand Cloud Services (Public, Private, and Hybrid Solutions), and Cyber Security solutions for DDoS Mitigation and other attacks.
Greg Franseth is a 20+ year veteran in Information Technology with experience overseeing everything from desktop support to cloud architecture. His industry experience spans HealthCare, Government, Higher Education, Consulting, Entertainment and Business Services. Greg is also certified in ITIL, project management, Agile and numerous technical areas. At Cadre Information Security in addition to being responsible for internal IT, Greg oversees all professional services including services for CISOs around Incident Response, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.
Emmy-winning journalist Bruce Sussman spent more than 20 years on TV screens in Portland, Oregon. During his "second career" he became fascinated by cybersecurity while working with CISOs at Gartner. He joined SecureWorld in 2017 to help grow its media division. Currently, he hosts the Remote Sessions daily web conference series and SecureWorld podcast published each Tuesday, and oversees news content for secureworldexpo.com. Sussman graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism back in the dark ages. Message him on LinkedIn if you'd like to connect!