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TechForum's Security Forum
March 19th, 2015 
8AM-4:30PM, Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St., bet. 6th and 7th Ave., NYC 10011

Speakers (more TBA)

 

  • Sam Dekay, Vice President, Information Security, BNY Mellon

  • Derek Evans, Director, Web Application Security Architect. First Data Corporation
  • David Peach, Information Security Manager, The Economist Group
  • Robert Mazzocchi, VP Global Information Security CISO, AIG

  • Joel Van Dyk, SVP, CISO, ConvergEx Group

  • Level 3 Communications, LLC
  • CipherCloud (Keynote)
  • Accuvant (Keynote)


Speaker Profiles

 

 

Sam Dekay, Vice President, Information Security, BNY Mellon

Sam DeKay is responsible for BNY Mellon’s information security policies, standards, and guidelines.  He’s also co-editor of BloginfoSec, an online Information Security magazine and co-editor of Business Communication Quarterly, a publication of the Association of Business Communication. He received his PhD from Columbia University and Fordham University andhas earned his CISM and CGEIT.

 

 

Derek Evans, Director, Web Application Security Architect. First Data Corporation

 

 

Robert Mazzocchi, VP Global Information Security CISO, AIG

 

David Peach, Information Security Manager, The Economist Group

 

 

Joel Van Dyk, SVP, CISO, ConvergEx Group

Joel joined CovergEx Group in 2014 as SVP and CISO. Prior to ConvergEx, Joel was Sr. Information Security Architect at at Depository Trust (DTCC), where he was responsible for information security architecture. Jel has a broad background in infrastructure and applications development that he acquired during his time at DTCC, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, and Deutsche Bank. Joel was a part of the team that installed the first 5ESS Central Office Switch on Wall Street, and was a member of the award-winning Client Services Workstation team at JPMorgan. While at JPMorgan Asset Management, he built the group’s first Internet infrastructure and information security group. During his time as Sr. Technology Architect at Deutsche Bank Investment Banking he played a leading role in designing their applications. After 9/11 he was a key contributor in rebuilding investment banking's infrastructure. Joel completed graduate studies in Physics at NYU and undergraduate studies in Physics with honors at Lafayette College. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi. Joel holds CISSP and CISM certifications.

 

 

Moderator and Founder: Priscilla Tate, Executive Director, Technology Managers Forum
Priscilla Tate founded Technology Managers Forum (TechForum), a professional association for IT managers, in 1994. TechForum has a membership base of over 850 IT managers in the New York area who work for some of the largest enterprise organizations in the world. Each year Ms. Tate produces multiple enterprise IT focused events for end-user  IT managers. Ms. Tate is a sought-after industry analyst and has been quoted in numerous publications, including the New York Times and Computerworld. In addition to creating content for and moderating panels at TechForum events, Ms. Tate has moderated panels at other industry events, including the Computerworld Premier 100 and RSA Conference in San Francisco. Prior to TechForum, Ms. Tate was a technology manager at Citibank, EF Hutton and Manufacturers Hanover Trust. Ms. Tate graduated from Duke University with a BA in History and an MA in Art History. She also studied at the Freie Universitat in Berlin with a scholarship administered by the Fulbright commission. She was a Columbia Fellow and did graduate work at Columbia University.

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