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Join leading industry experts from Bright, Devici, Protect AI, and WM as they delve into the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Application Security (AppSec). Discover how AI technologies are enriching and strengthening AppSec practices, revolutionizing the way we identify, prevent, and respond to security threats. Gain valuable insights and firsthand experiences shared by professionals at the forefront.
Chief Information Security Officer
Jerich has built leading cybersecurity programs to safeguard national assets, currently serving as CISO at WM with prior leadership roles at Capital One, Lockheed Martin, RSA, and Deloitte, advising on cyber security strategy and program development. As a trusted advisor, he has guided executives within the federal government and Fortune 500 companies, enhancing their cyber security postures. A recognized thought leader, Jerich is involved in education as a LinkedIn learning instructor, chairs the SANS leadership summit, and actively contributes to the cyber security community through speaking engagements, panels, and publications. Additionally, he offers his expertise as a Board advisor to various security startups, influencing the future of cyber security innovation.
Co-founder and CTO
Co-founder of Bright Security, Bar acts at their CTO. Globally recognized security & technology expert, Bar has played many roles including CISO, System architect , Security, and DevSecOps advisor at over 10 companies. As a leader & researcher, he has multiple publications & projects in cybersecurity. CISO & MCITP certified.
Co-founder and CEO
Chris Romeo is the Chief Security Officer and co-founder of Security Journey. Chris is the host of the award-winning “Application Security Podcast” and is a highly rated industry speaker and trainer featured at the RSA Conference, OWASP Global AppSec, ISC2 Security Congress, DefCon's AppSec Village, and All Day DevOps. Chris was the Chief Security Advocate at Cisco for five years, empowering engineers to shift security left in all products and led Cisco’s security belt program (Cisco Security Ninja). Chris has twenty-five years of security experience, holding positions across the gamut, including application security, security engineering, and incident response. Chris holds the CISSP and CSSLP certifications.
Prior to founding Protect AI with Mr. Ian Swanson, D was the Global Leader for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Solution Architects, under Mr. Swanson. His team was responsible for customer facing engineering resources that helped the AI/ML business of AWS become the largest AI/ML business in the world. Prior to Amazon, D was Sr. Vice President of Digital Strategy at Howard Hughes Corporation where D built an industry leading AI platform to price and model economics of illiquid assets using advanced ML techniques in 2015. Previous experiences included Sr. Vice President and Managing Director of Technology and Data Products at NYSE, which was acquired by ICE in May 2013. Prior to NYSE, D was at Intel Corporation for over 13 years where his roles included building the first financial services vertical team and delivering over $1B of annual revenue contribution from the group, Chief of Staff and Technical Advisor to the global sales and marketing organization, and a variety of other leadership roles in product, sales, and marketing functions.