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The Carlu
Toronto, Ontario
January 17th, 2019


Join us for our Cloud Security Summit on Thursday, January 17th, where you’ll hear from cloud and security experts from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Palo Alto Networks®, as well as other providers, partners and peers. We’ve designed the day around addressing the various challenges you’ll encounter as your make your journey to the cloud.

In collaboration with our community of technology partners and customers, we’ll be presenting sessions to help you:

  • Start secure and stay secure throughout your cloud journey.
  • Learn how to convince developers and users to love security.
  • Automate incident response for faster remediation.
  • Ensure you stay secure and compliant through every deployment.
  • Adapt your security practices as you begin using new technologies, such as containers and serverless compute.

We look forward to seeing you there and sharing ideas about how to secure valuable assets everywhere – across networks, mobile, endpoints, and cloud.

Jim Love
IT World Canada

Jim Love is an IT Executive, Consultant, Writer and Internet Journalist – 35 Years’ experience in IT. Jim has worked as an executive and a consultant for many large companies in Canada as well as internationally. Currently he is the CIO at IT World Canada – Publisher of CanadianCIO, Computer Dealer News (CDN), Computing Canada, Direction informatique (DI), ITWorldCanada.com and ITBusiness.ca. ITWC is also the leading Events organizer in Canada.
Jim has been part of the faculty of several Canadian universities including the University of Waterloo where he teaches in the Master’s program at the Conrad School for Business Entrepreneurship and Technology (CBET). In recognition of his contribution to consulting in Canada, he was inducted as a Fellow (FCMC) by the Institute of Certified Management Consultants. Jim continues to train a large number of consultants in both the CMA and CMC programs.

Paul Calatayud
America’s Chief Security Officer
Palo Alto Networks

Paul Calatayud serves as America’s Chief Security Officer for Palo Alto Networks. Prior to his role with Palo Alto Networks, Paul was Chief Technology Officer for FireMon, leading business development, corporate development, and product strategy. Paul is a two-time CISO and lead security strategy for a fortune 5 healthcare company providing cyber technology strategy for over 300K employees. Paul has held progressive roles in information security at the Department of Defense, Medtronic, Comcast, BAE Systems, Best Buy, and Vesta. Paul is also an advisor to half a dozen cyber companies, VC, and private equity firms. Paul holds multiple certifications including: CISSP, CISA, CISM, and GCIH. Paul holds a B.S. in Information Technology, MBA, Masters in Cryptography, and a PhD in Leadership (in progress).

Upa Campbell
Vice President, Marketing

Upa has over 18 years of demonstrated success in all aspects of marketing, product management, and engineering. She possesses deep domain expertise in cloud security based on stints at Palo Alto Networks, RedLock, Palerra (acquired by Oracle), and Zscaler. Upa earned a Computer Engineering degree from the University of Toronto and an Executive MBA from Duke University. She is passionate about building successful businesses from the ground up.

Matt Chiodi
Chief Security Officer, Public Cloud
Palo Alto Networks

As the Chief Security Officer of Public Cloud at Palo Alto Networks, Matt Chiodi, CISSP and CCSK, works with organizations to expedite digital transformation while keeping cyber risk in check. He came to Palo Alto Networks from cybersecurity startup RedLock where he was the first Chief Information Security Officer. Prior to RedLock he was at IT services conglomerate Cognizant, where he ran the global Cloud Security team (establishing internal security and governance standards for 260,000-plus employees) while later managing its Cloud Security Advisory Services practice. Earlier he spent many years at Deloitte Consulting, serving as both senior consultant and senior security architect, developing and leading the execution of security strategies in fast-growth technology environments. He was also a senior solutions architect at eBay Enterprise, where he led the design and development of key business products requiring high-level confidentiality, integrity, and availability; clients included Sony Electronics, PetSmart and Bath & Body Works. Chiodi has served on the board of various non-profits, and also as the Board VP and Governor on Philadelphia’s InfraGard. He was one of the first 100 people in the world to achieve the Cloud Security Alliance’s Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). He has a BS in Business Information Systems from Messiah College.

Sudipt Kapadia
Sr. Manager Solutions Architecture
AWS Partner Program

Sudipt Kapadia is a Senior Manager, Partner Solutions Architects at AWS. Sudipt leads a team of Solution Architects who provide architectural support for AWS’s top Strategic Software and Hardware partners. Prior to AWS, Sudipt worked at Oracle leading a team of technical solution architects providing support for Oracle’s Engineered Systems portfolio in the Northeast Region. Prior to Oracle, Sudipt worked in technology consulting and various startups within the Identity & Access Management / Security space.

Josh Hammer
Partner Solutions Architect
AWS Partner Program

Josh Hammer is a Security Partner Solutions Architect with Amazon Web Services. In this role he works closely with strategic security partners to build cloud-optimized architectures and develop strategies with business development teams. Before joining the Partner Team, he was a Security Architect in the AWS Professional Services organization, where he helped large enterprises securely adopt AWS.

Ranji Narine
Vice President, Cloud
RBC Royal Bank

As Vice President, Cloud, Ranji is responsible for driving our Cloud strategy, enabling RBC to create and release code faster and make powerful new capabilities available to our developers.

Prior to joining RBC Royal Bank Ranji was Vice President, Product Engineering at Scotiabank where he was responsible for leading the enterprise modernization program to enable the Bank’s digital transformation leading a new team focused on enabling development velocity through the development of technology platforms and products. Ranji was also responsible for developing and executing the enterprise public cloud strategy at the bank.

Nancy McCuaig
, Senior Vice-President, Chief Technology & Data Officer
IGM Financial

Nancy is the Senior Vice-President, Chief Technology & Data Officer for IGM Financial, one of Canada's largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products. She is responsible for the overall technology enterprise architecture, infrastructure, the digital workspace, security and technology risk and the advancement of the data agenda.

Blair Radbourne
Director of Information Security

Blair provides Information Security leadership to the IT function for OMERS. He is an experienced Director of Information Security with a demonstrated history of working in the Canadian financial services industry. Strong Information Technology professional skilled in Enterprise IT Risk Management, Control Frameworks, Detection & Protection technologies, Security Architecture, along with Incident Response and Recovery.

Michael Ball
AGF Investments

Michael Ball brings 30+ years of experience in Information Systems - Architecture / Operations / Governance. The past 25 years Michael’s expertise has focused on IT Security, most of which has been in the Financial and Insurance Industry. He plays well in the sandbox with both Auditors and C-Level Execs. He tames Cloud Architecture and Internet-of-Things for fun and can be seen periodically blogging on ITWorld Canada.

Laura Payne
Senior Information Security Advisor
The Bank of Montreal

Laura holds a degree in Systems Design Engineering has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry covering a variety of roles in IT operations and information security. Laura also serves on the advisory committees of SecTor (Canada’s Premier IT Security Education Conference) and Seneca College’s Bachelor of Technology, Informatics and Security program.

Daniel Thanos
CTO (Security)
TD Bank

Daniel is a seasoned cybersecurity technology leader across multiple product and service domains. Having held positions such as CTO, Chief Cybersecurity Architect, VP Security R&D, Director of Advanced Cybersecurity and now CTO (Cybersecurity) for TD Bank.

Daniel has a deep technical background in security that has involved novel R&D, product and standards development, as well as working as a leader/contributor across multiple industry and government groups. He has been a key technical contributor to U.S. government expert testimony and cyber policy. Daniel has been involved with and/or has led working groups in IEEE, IEC, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the U.S. White House Office of Science and Technology for defining security standards, best practices, and strategies. He has written multiple patents in the security and cryptology field and contributed to numerous industry and government reports and strategies globally.