Andrew Van Der Stock

Executive Director, OWASP Foundation

Andrew is a seasoned web application security specialist and enterprise security architect. He is the Executive Director at OWASP, taking the Foundation through organizational change and taking our mission to the next level. Andrew has worked in the IT industry for over 25 years. Andrew has researched and developed the web application security and architecture fields since 1998.

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Chris Wright

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Red Hat

Chris Wright is senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) at Red Hat. Wright leads the Office of the CTO, which is responsible for incubating emerging technologies and developing forward-looking perspectives on innovations such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, distributed storage, software defined networking and network functions virtualization, containers, automation and continuous delivery, and distributed ledger.

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Clyde Rodriguez

Vice President of Engineering, Meta

Clyde Rodriguez serves as Vice President of Security Engineering at Meta. He joined the company from Bank of America, where he was CTO, Cloud and Advanced Technology Group.

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Eric Brewer

VP of Infrastructure & Google Fellow, Google

Eric Brewer is professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley and vice-president of infrastructure at Google. His research interests include operating systems and distributed computing. He is known for formulating the CAP theorem about distributed network applications in the late 1990s.

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Erik Ekkuden

Group Chief Technology Officer, Ericsson

Erik sets the future direction for Ericsson’s technology leadership strategy in the areas of research and innovation. Erik's role is to predict future technology trends so in order to help clients achieve competitive advantage with new technology. He draws upon a decades long career in technology strategy and industry activities. During his career, Erik worked in Silicon Valley, California, for seven years and this experience informs strategic decisions and investments in mobility, distributed cloud, machine intelligence and the Internet of Things.

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Greg Lavender

Chief Technology Officer, Intel

Greg Lavender is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and General Manager of the Software and Advanced Technology Group (SATG) at Intel Corporation. As CTO, he is responsible for driving Intel’s future technical innovation and research programs. He is also responsible for defining a singular artificial intelligence software stack to support Intel’s range of business and hardware offerings.

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Guy Podjarny

Co-Founder, Snyk

Guy Podjarny, or Guypo for short, is a web performance researcher and evangelist, constantly chasing the elusive instant web. Guy is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Akamai’s Web Experience business unit, dealing with everything fast browsing and mobile. Guy was previously the co-founder and CTO of, acquired by Akamai in 2012.

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Ian Coldwater

Security Community Individual Representative

Ian Coldwater specializes in hacking and hardening Kubernetes, containers and cloud-native infrastructure. When they're not busy being co-chair of Kubernetes SIG Security, they like to go roller skating, participate in Capture the Flag competitions, and eat a lot of pie. Ian lives in Minneapolis and tweets @IanColdwater.

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Jamie Thomas

General Manager, Systems Strategy and Development, IBM

Jamie is responsible for the strategy and development of IBM Systems, including Quantum, Power, Z and Storage systems. She sets and executes the innovation strategy for the unit and lead the development of IBM offerings, as well as the end to end client support. Jamie also manages the Enterprise Security function of IBM including the CISO office, cybersecurity and product security functions.

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Jennifer Fernick

NCC Group

Jennifer Fernick is a computer scientist and the SVP & Global Head of Research at NCC Group, a major information assurance firm, and is a founding Governing Board member of the Open Source Security Foundation. Most recently, she was Director, Information Security at a large global financial institution, after a tenure as their Senior Cryptographic Security Architect.

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John Andrukonis

Senior Vice President, Application Architecture, Fidelity

John is the Senior Vice President of Application Architecture at Fidelity.

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John Heimann

Vice President, Security Programs, Oracle

John Heimann is Vice President, Security Program Management in Oracle's Global Product Security organization. He leads a team responsible for defining Oracle's software security assurance standards and processes in Oracle's customer products and services, and for ensuring compliance with those standards and processes in Oracle development.

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John Roese

Global Chief Technology Officer Products and Operations, Dell Technologies

John is the Global CTO of Dell Technologies. Previously he was Global CTO DellEMC, Global CTO EMC Corporation, SVP/GM Huawei, Global CTO of Nortel, Enterasys and Cabletron Systems and Broadcom ENG.

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Kai Chen

Dr. Kai Chen, Chief Security Strategist, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Dr. Kai Chen, Chief Security Strategist, Strategy Department of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., is responsible for Huawei cybersecurity strategy development and implementation focusing on cybersecurity governance, standardization, and ecosystem development.

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Kit Colbert

Chief Technology Officer, VMware

Kit is a a passionate technologist and executive who loves solving hard technical problems while bringing new, innovation products to market.

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Mark Russinovich

Mark Russinovich Azure CTO and Technical Fellow, Microsoft

Mark Russinovich is Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft Azure, where he oversees the technical strategy and architecture of Microsoft’s cloud computing platform. He is a widely recognized expert in distributed systems, operating system internals, and cybersecurity. He is the author of the Jeff Aiken cyberthriller novels, Zero Day, Trojan Horse, and Rogue Code, and co-author of the Microsoft Press Windows Internals books.

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Mark Ryland

Director, Office of the CISO AWS Security

Mark works for the Chief Information Security Officer of AWS, leading a team of cloud security experts who interface with customers, partners, and internal stakeholders around security in the AWS cloud, and information security more generally.

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Mike Hanley

Chief Security Officer, GitHub

Mike is the Chief Security Officer at GitHub.

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Neil Allen

Head of Security Engineering, Morgan Stanley

Neil is a proven technology leader with 20+ year career history of a strong delivery track record whilst maintaining a heavy focus on people and team performance in order to maintain engagement and achieve business outcomes & goals. Successful manager of large teams, spanning multiple locations and geographies across the globe.

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Pedro Canahuati

CTO, 1Password

Pedro Canahuati is the chief technology officer (CTO) of 1Password. He ensures 1Password is building robust, reliable products and services that serve the families and businesses that entrust their data to them. Prior to 1Password, Pedro spent 12 years at Facebook where he held a number of roles committed to scaling its global infrastructure and ensuring 24x7 availability by developing a new industry standard for operations @ scale named Production Engineering. Most recently, as the VP of Engineering for Security and Privacy at Facebook his role focused on protecting users and their data.

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Rao Lakkakula

JPMorgan Chase

Rao Lakkakula is an Executive Director leading Application and Mobile Security Engineering groups at JPMorgan Chase. His teams focus on enabling developers to securely build their applications. Rao has 20 years of expertise in a unique combination of security, software development, and services experience with roles spanning from strategy, engineering, risk management, and business intelligence in global Fortune 500 companies.

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Ryan Haning (TAC Chair)


Ryan Haning is a 20+ year technology software industry veteran. He first began working with open source in 2003 while leading the development team for a cross-platform video security management app. He has worked on numerous V1 initiatives and startups, developed applications, operating systems and cloud services and is always an outspoken advocate for open source. Most recently he was responsible for a company-wide initiative to build the infrastructure to support Privacy controls and GDPR. Ryan currently works at Microsoft on improving the security of Open Source Software. 

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Stephen Chin

VP of Developer Relations, JFrog

Stephen Chin is VP of Developer Relations at JFrog, chair of the CDF governing board, member of the CNCF governing board, and author of The Definitive Guide to Modern Client Development, Raspberry Pi with Java, Pro JavaFX Platform, and the upcoming DevOps Tools for Java Developers title from O'Reilly. He has keynoted numerous conferences around the world including swampUP, Devoxx, JNation, JavaOne, Joker, and Open Source India. Stephen is an avid motorcyclist who has done evangelism tours in Europe, Japan, and Brazil, interviewing hackers in their natural habitat. When he is not traveling, he enjoys teaching kids how to do embedded and robot programming together with his daughters.

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Vijoy Pandey

VP of Emerging Technologies & Incubation, Cisco

Vijoy believes there is a critical need to build large scale software that can model, deploy, configure and verify, monitor and analyze cloud / enterprise infrastructure in an intent-driven manner. He is focused on technical strategy and execution leadership for cloud-scale distributed systems, and enterprise-grade infrastructure with good grasp of the interplay between business applications and the infrastructure.

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