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CEO & Founder
We Hack Purple
Tanya Janca, also known as SheHacksPurple, is the best-selling author of ‘Alice and Bob Learn Application Security’. She is the Director of Developer Relations and Community at Bright Security, as well as the founder of We Hack Purple, an online learning community that revolves around teaching everyone to create secure software.
Tanya has been coding and working in IT for over twenty five years, won countless awards, and has been everywhere from public service to tech giants, writing software, leading communities, founding companies and ‘securing all the things’. She is an award-winning public speaker, active blogger & streamer and has delivered hundreds of talks on 6 continents. She values diversity, inclusion, and kindness, which shines through in her countless initiatives.
Advisor: Nord VPN, Cloud Defense, Aiya Corp
Founder: We Hack Purple, OWASP DevSlop, #CyberMentoringMonday, WoSE
Nico Vierhout is Field CTO of CircleCI, a development platform for continuous software integration and delivery. Nico has more than 25 years of IT experience and was CEO of Vamp, a cloud-native release orchestration platform that was acquired by CircleCI in May 2021. In his role at CircleCI, he leads various initiatives around the software lifecycle to support developers from major players such as Deutsche Bahn as well as start-ups such as TIER Mobility and Trade Republic.
Senior Partner Solutions Architect
As a Sr. Partner Solutions Architect, Mark has been designing, testing, and supporting enterprise software integrations since 2017. Prior to that, he led large-scale design and deployment projects of enterprise software in Fortune 100 Corporations and Government Agencies for over a decade. In the distant past, he started several businesses including a “Security Solutions” company and a “Cloud Provider” company before it was called the cloud.
CEO & Co-founder
Gadi Bashvitz is the CEO of Bright Security. He is a highly effective executive with 20+ years experience holding product, marketing, customer success and sales positions. With experience selling and partnering with enterprises globally; he has founded, successfully grown, and sold multiple companies in various industries. He started his career in Cyber more than 25 years ago in the 8200 unit of the IDF and continued in various Cybersecurity roles ever since. Graduated from Tel Aviv university with a BA in Information Systems & Management & from the NYU Stern School of Business with an MBA, Magna Cum Laude.