Pawan Shankar has over 8 years of experience in enterprise networking and security. Previously, he worked for Cisco as an SE and a PM working with large enterprises on datacenter/cloud networking and security solutions. He also spent time at Dome9 (acquired by Check Point) leading their security and compliance product marketing efforts. He is now the Director of Product Marketing at Sysdig focusing on their container security product - Sysdig Secure.
Pawan holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UCLA and an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas.
Tom Blauvelt, CISSP, is the Vice President of Sales Engineering at Rezilion where he oversees the SE Team that assists customers in controlling threats to their enterprise software estates. In his 20+ year career as a security practitioner he has accrued a diversified skill set including security management, architecture, assessment, incident management, compliance and risk management. Some of his more interesting past roles include work as Director of Security Operations in large Fortune 1000 organizations and as CISO for a large, private bank. Tom has been active in providing leadership to cyber security initiatives in both the government and private sectors.
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!