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Etay Bogner, CEO, Meta Networks

Posted on: 12 Mar 2018

Perhaps the best way to describe Etay Bogner in two words is “serial entrepreneur.” To date, Bogner has founded four technology companies, and he believes his latest venture, Meta Networks, is poised to revolutionize networking and the software-defined perimeter. Bogner began his career as a programmer and team leader for various technology companies while he…

Tellis Williams, AXA Assistance

Posted on: 12 Mar 2018

Tellis Williams, Chief Information Security Officer, AXA Assistance There are two things in Tellis Williams’ background that primed him to become a detail-oriented Chief Information Security Officer. First of all, he has a degree in the broad but disciplined field of electrical engineering. And second, he’s been a musician since the age of four. Williams…

David Enga, Co-founder and CEO of Craxel

Posted on: 21 Feb 2018

At a time when most boys were riding bikes and playing sandlot sports, David Enga was already on his way to becoming a technology innovator. “My background is actually very technical,” says Enga. “I started writing software when I was about 10 years old. When I was in elementary school in the early 1980’s, my…

Michael Palmer, VP and CISO, National Football League

Posted on: 13 Feb 2018

From an early age, Michael Palmer’s mother impressed upon him the importance of hard work and a good education if he wanted to have a stable career. Even as a young boy, he worked odd jobs and saved his money to buy his first computer: an Atari 600XL. He bought computing magazines and books and…

Yaniv Avidan, Co-founder and CEO of MinerEye

Posted on: 12 Feb 2018

Most young men in Israel devote about three years of their lives to military service. Yaniv Avidan went over and above the call of duty, giving ten years of service to his country. Upon discharge from the army, he enrolled at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and got his B.Sc. in Information Systems Engineering. During…

Phillip Curran, Cooper University Hospital

Posted on: 05 Feb 2018

Philip Curran, Chief Information Assurance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer, Cooper University Hospital Phil Curran headed straight from high school into the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed in Florida with the 1st Special Operations Wing for a number of years before being assigned to run a black program for the Pentagon from 1996 until…

Dario Forte, Founder and CEO, DFLabs

Posted on: 30 Jan 2018

Dario Forte didn’t start his career as a technology innovator. In fact, his background is military and law enforcement. At the beginning of his career, he was responsible for the drug enforcement and organized crime unit in the Milano Financial Police Office. In the five years just prior to leaving the police agency, he founded…

Bob Turner

Posted on: 29 Jan 2018

Bob Turner, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Wisconsin-Madison For Bob Turner, life is one big adventure. Just five days after his 18th birthday, Turner found himself on an airplane bound for Naval Training Center San Diego, where he would undergo his basic military training. Soon after that he was assigned to submarine school in…

Preparing Women to Serve as Directors on Corporate and Non-Profit Boards

Posted on: 25 Jan 2018

Women make up half the workforce in America, yet they hold fewer than 20% of board seats among the 2017 Fortune 1000 companies.[i] However, the Fortune 1000 companies are comparatively progressive, given that nearly 90% of the world’s board seats overall still belong to men. It’s important to have women serve on boards. Studies show…

Ruvi Kitov, CEO and Co-founder, Tufin

Posted on: 22 Jan 2018

Tufin CEO and Co-founder Ruvi Kitov has dual citizenship for both Israel and the United States. After he completed his required military service in Israel, he moved to the U.S. to be close to his family, and to attend the University of Maryland at College Park. That’s where he was exposed to computer security for…