TENAFLY, N.J., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Security Current today announced that Robert Herjavec, dynamic IT entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of leading global MSSP Herjavec Group, will serve as the host and moderator for Security Current's signature event, the Security Shark Tank. The event will take place February 14, 2017 in San Francisco during the week of RSA Conference 2017.
Security Shark Tank events give five innovative security solutions providers each 15-minutes to engage in a rapid-fire Q&A with a panel of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). The executive buyers evaluate the solutions based on innovation, ease of implementation and value to the enterprise.
Herjavec's extensive experience in the field of information security, along with his wisdom and expertise in the world of startups, makes him an ideal host and moderator for this event, which is known for bringing together CISO buyers and interesting vendors in a lively exchange.
Security Shark Tank events provide CISOs with an opportunity to learn about new technologies while giving vendors invaluable feedback from these thought leaders. With the security solutions space growing exponentially, CISOs use these events to identify solutions that will help protect their enterprises.
"The Security Shark Tank has grown to become the premier forum for CISOs and industry leaders to learn about innovative technology. I look forward to the rapid-fire exchange with my peers, the participating vendors and host Robert Herjavec during one of the most anticipated events during the week of RSA," said Hearst CISO David Hahn, a former moderator and participant.
Participating CISOs at the upcoming Security Shark Tank include:
Colin Anderson, CISO, Levi Strauss & Co.
Meg Anderson, VP & CISO, Principal
David Cass, Global CISO, IBM Cloud & SaaS
Curtis Coleman, VP & CISO, Seagate Technology
Daniel Conroy, CISO, Synchrony Financial
Frank Fischer, CSO, Deutsche Boerse Group
Ajit Gaddam, Chief Architect, Visa
David Hahn, CISO, Hearst
Matt Hollcraft, CISO, Maxim Integrated
Seth McCallister, CISO, HUB International
John Masserini, CSO, MIAX Options
Michael Molinaro, VP & CISO, BioReference Laboratories
Jasper Ossentjuk, SVP & CISO, Transunion
David Peach, CISO, The Economist Group
Vanessa Pegueros, VP & CISO, DocuSign
Hussein Syed, CISO, RWJBarnabas Health
Patricia Titus, CISO, Markel Corporation
Jason Witty, CISO, U.S. Bancorp
About Robert Herjavec
Robert founded Herjavec Group in 2003 and today it is one of the world's leading Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) with a presence across Canada, the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. In addition to managed services, Herjavec Group supports a wide range of functions for its enterprise customers including consulting, identity and access management, professional services & incident response. Robert has served as a Cybersecurity Advisor to the Government of Canada, participated in the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and is a member of the US Chamber of Commerce Task Force for Cybersecurity. He shares his expertise with other entrepreneurs each week as a leading Shark on ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit Shark Tank. Visit www.herjavecgroup.com
About Security Current
Security Current improves the way security, privacy and risk executives share information and collaborate to protect their organizations and their data. Its CISO-authored and peer driven proprietary content and events provide insight, actionable advice and analysis giving executives the latest information to make knowledgeable decisions. Visit www.securitycurrent.com and www.securitysharktank.com
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