Dr. Sameer Bhalotra is the Co-Founder and CEO of StackRox. He serves as co-chair of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Cyber Policy Task Force for the 45th Presidency, and is affiliated with Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and UC Berkeley's Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC). He previously worked in cybersecurity on the National security Council staff at the White House, Cybersecurity & Technology Lead for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and in various roles in the intelligence community. Sameer graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Physics and from Stanford University with a PhD in Applied Physics.


Dan Chenok is Executive Director of the IBM Center for The Business of Government. He oversees all of the Center's activities in connecting research to practice to benefit government, and has written and spoken extensively around government technology, cybersecurity, privacy, regulation, budget, acquisition, and Presidential transitions. Mr. Chenok previously led consulting services for Public Sector Technology Strategy, working with IBM government, healthcare, and education clients. As a career Government executive, Mr. Chenok served as Branch Chief for Information Policy and Technology with the Office of Management and Budget, where he led a staff with oversight of federal information and IT policy, including electronic government, computer security, privacy and IT budgeting. Prior to that, he served as Assistant Branch Chief and Desk Officer for Education, Labor, HHS, and related agencies in OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. In 2008, Mr. Chenok served on President Barack Obama’s transition team as the Government lead for the Technology, Innovation, and Government Reform group, and as a member of the OMB Agency Review Team. Mr. Chenok earned a BA from Columbia University and a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.


Tom Corn is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Security Products at VMware. In this role he oversees strategy, development and go-to-market for cyber security products for the private and public cloud.  Prior to this role, Tom was the Chief Strategy Officer of RSA Security, overseeing strategy, M&A, advanced development, and the CTO Office. Tom held other roles at RSA including GM of the data security business. Prior to RSA, he was vice president of marketing at Mazu Networks, a pioneer in the DDoS and network behavior detection market as well as several other high tech startups. Tom holds a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Waterloo and a MBA from Harvard University.


Jennifer Lin is currently Director, Product Management at Google, where she leads product teams focused on delivering Trusted Services on Google Cloud Platform.  Primary focus areas include service automation, cloud commerce and security and privacy. Prior to joining Google, Jennifer was on the founding team and led Product Management at Contrail Systems, a cloud networking/security startup which was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2012.  Prior to Contrail, Jennifer managed various product teams at Cisco focused on wireless sensor networks/IoT, Wireless/Mobility Services and Enterprise Networking and Security.  Previously, she has led teams in technical, operational and strategic roles at Intel and web/software startups in Silicon Valley.  Jennifer earned a BSE from Princeton University and an MSE from Stanford University. 


Dr. Michael Sulmeyer is the Belfer Center's Cyber Security Project Director at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is also a Contributing Editor for the national security blog Lawfare. Before Harvard, he served as the Director for Plans and Operations for Cyber Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. For this work, he received the Secretary Medal for Exceptional Public Service. Previously, he worked on arms control and the maintenance of strategic stability between the United States, Russia, and China. In the mid-1990s, he was the System Operator (SysOp) of The Summit BBS in Santa Barbara, California. Michael received his PhD (DPhil) from Oxford University as a Marshall Scholar, his M.A. in War Studies from King's College London, and his B.A. and J.D. from Stanford University. You can follow him on Twitter @SultanOfCyber.