Mr. McNeight has had a 35 year career in enterprise software systems. He was formerly the President and CEO of GuardedNet, Inc., a security information management (SIM) software company acquired by Micromuse. Prior to joining GuardedNet, he was a top executive of Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS) where he was responsible for building the field operations. McNeight is a former United States Army officer with service in Europe and Southeast Asia. He received his BA in Chemistry from Oklahoma State University and his MS in Management Science from Texas Christian University. He has had a number of past board appointments, most recently to Silver Tail Systems, acquired by RSA/EMC, and SecureWorks, Inc., acquired by Dell, and he currently serves on the board of Digital Health Department, Inc.
Peter is the President & Chief Executive Officer of RapidMiner and responsible for the strategy and operations of the company. Previously, Peter served as Executive Vice President of TIBCO where he was responsible for the Analytics/Big Data, B2B, Cloud, CXM and SIEM product groups. Peter joined TIBCO when it acquired DataSynapse, where he served as CEO and co-founder. Peter began his career as a strategy consultant for Deloitte International and as an investment banker for J.P. Morgan & Co. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Attivio and as an Independent Member of the Investment Committee of the Advanced Finance & Investment Group. Peter earned an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School, an MA in International Affairs from The University of Pennsylvania and graduated AB cum laude from Harvard University.
Tim Webb is the Chief Strategy & Security Officer at Fugue, where he is responsible for advising, financing, operations & team building. He has made significant contributions to both new business creation and national security affairs over a 30 year career. He was previously a founder and Managing Director of Inflection Point Ventures, where he financed and served as a Director for early stage technology-based companies. Webb received his Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University, a Diploma in electrical engineering from Imperial College London, and a B.S.E in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Stuart Staniford is a scientist, investor, and executive with two decades of experience in statistical analysis, computer security threat detection, and software architecture. Most recently, Stuart was a key inventor and an executive at FireEye (FEYE) where he developed novel statistical algorithms and module for network detection of malicious websites installing illegal malicious software on client computers. This allows FireEye to repurpose its existing product line as a solution to the web-bot problem. He also invented and developed a PDF parser and zero-day detection module to address shift of web attacks to primarily PDF vector and did the same for Java and SWF. He was a member of the CVE Editorial Board at the MITRE Corporation. Stuart holds a Ph.D. in physics and M.S. in computer science from University of California at Davis.
Julian Waits is a recognized thought leader and expert in the security industry with over 30 years experience in senior leadership roles at technology companies, specializing in security, risk and threat detection. Currently, Julian is the General Manager of Security Business Unit at Devo. Previously, he was President and CEO of SAIFE, PivotPoint Risk Analytics, ThreatTrack Security, and General Manager of the Security Business Unit of GFI Software. Waits is an Advisory Board member of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Chairman of the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP).
Ian Kwok is the Vice President of Sales Center of Excellence at Insight Venture Partners, and works closely with Insight’s portfolio companies on fine-tuning their sales organizations and go-to-market strategies. Specifically, Ian advises companies on scaling sales operations capabilities through best practices, rigorous processes, and new technologies. Ian also supports the due diligence of new investments and develops detailed operating plans post-acquisition. Dr. Betty Moon is Sr. Principal and Strategic Industry Advisor for SAP, the world’s business software market leader. Dr. Moon develops thought leadership that bridges technology and financial services, helping executives create the future of financial services. Dr. Moon earned both her Master of Science degree and Doctorate in Business Management from Case Western Reserve University. She is passionate supporter of women in business, a champion for corporate diversity and a sought-after speaker on innovation and technology.