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Security Summit at The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay

3rd Annual Security Summit Golf Event at Half Moon Bay Golf Links


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What to Expect

The Alacrinet team would like to cordially invite you to the 3rd Annual Security Summit at Half Moon Bay Golf Links. We hope you can join us to hear from our panel of presenters, followed by an optional round of golf at the prestigious Half Moon Bay Golf Links.

Topics this year will include:

  • Protecting, Detecting, Responding and Remediating malicious incidents
  • How a smarter SIEM has improved threat detection
  • Endpoint Security - The ROI of Protection
  • Cloud - Security SaaS
  • Managed Security Services - Meeting Security Requirements without Negatively Impacting Business Operations

Our panel experts are some of the best minds in their field, and we are fortunate to have them all here in California this year. With such extensive and unique backgrounds, all bring a different perspective on enterprise technology, security and industry trends.

Event Date:

September 19, 2019

Event Time:

8:00 am

Event Place:

Half Moon Bay Golf Links

1 Miramontes Point Rd
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Event Sponsors

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8:00 AM          Registration & Breakfast

8:30 AM          Welcome & Introductions

8:45 AM          Today's Security Market and IBM's Strategy

9:45 AM          Establishing an Incident Response Playbook

10:45 AM        Coffee Break

11:00 AM        Embrace Operational Innovation and Complete Visibility with ForeScout

11:45 AM        Next Gen Endpoint Management

12:30 PM        Box Lunches Served - Groups Announced

1:00 PM          Warmup at Range

1:30 PM          Scramble Golf Tournament (Optional)

19th Hole       Reception & Awards

Event Speakers

Bob Kalka

Vice President, IBM Security Business Unit

Bob Kalka, CRISC, is Vice President of the IBM Security Business Unit. Bob is responsible for IBM’s global technical sales, strategic accounts, tiger team and enablement programs. He has also been intimately involved for the past two decades in developing IBM’s overall strategy and business for its comprehensive security-related investments.

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Full Biography

Bob has been involved in the information security industry since 1994.
He has held a number of leadership positions in product management,
sales, business development, marketing management and product
development. He is a frequent international speaker on the relationship
of business with Information Technology, cloud computing and security,
and has had numerous papers and articles published on these topics. He
also holds a United States Patent related to secure distributed
computing software.

Bob received a Master of Business
Administration degree in Organizational Change and Development from
Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer
Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Bob also holds a
certificate in strategic marketing planning from the Indiana University
Graduate School of Business. 

He is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) by ISACA. 

He is a member of the Industry Advisory Boards for the Darwin Deason
Institute for Cybersecurity in the Lyle School of Engineering at
Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas (inaugural member), as
well as the Department of Computing Security at the Rochester Institute
of Technology in Rochester, New York (invited member).

Ran RAK Consulting in Rochester, New York from 1987-1989

Published The Emotionally Authentic Christian in 2007

Specialties: Security sales, channels, enablement, strategy, product management, market management, marketing, etc..

Dan Phelan

Sr. Director, Sales- Bay Area & Northwest

Dan Phelan brings 20 years of experience in Cyber Security having held leadership positions in Forescout, HPE and RSA Security amongst others. He has diligently evangelized, consulted and partnered with enterprise companies to reduce risk and disruption of their businesses from cyber incidents and breaches.

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Michael Stone

Senior Technical Advisor, HCL Software

Michael Stone is a Senior Technical Advisor for HCL Software and a frequent speaker at security industry events. He recently joined HCL with the transition of BigFix from IBM where he worked with organizations to implement security solutions and endpoint controls.

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Full Biography

With over 25 years experience in security, compliance, and data loss prevention, Mr. Stone has focused the last seven years of his career specifically on endpoint security with the BigFix platform enabling his clients to implement effective endpoint management solutions. Prior to HCL and IBM, Mr. Stone held senior positions at TrendMicro, Reactivity, Proofpoint, Sun Microsystems, and Cobalt Networks.

Bob Gilbert

Chief Evangelist and VP Product Marketing, Netskope

Bob heads up the product marketing efforts at Netskope, a market-leading cloud security company. Bob is a prolific speaker and product demonstrator, reaching live audiences in more than 45 countries over the past decade.


Full Biography

Bob Gilbert's career spans more than 25 years in Silicon Valley where he has held leadership roles in product management and marketing at various technology companies. Most recently he was the Chief Evangelist at Riverbed where he was a member of the pioneering product team that launched Riverbed from a small start-up of less than 10 employees to a market leader with more than 3,000 employees and $1B in annual revenue.  Bob was first introduced to the world of cyber security as a teenager in the 80s when he hosted a BBS and had to develop his own terminal software to prevent Russian hackers from infiltrating his site being hosted from his parent’s home.

Steven Thompson

Client Executive, Alacrinet

Steven Thompson is a high-energy Sales Executive who recognizes opportunities and turns leads into long-lasting partnerships. With his extensive product knowledge and understanding of industry trends, Steven works directly with clients and prospects, understands their individual needs, and recommends products or services that maximize value.


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Steven is a skilled communicator and presenter who can find the best fit between client and product. Steven is well organized, passionate about client relations, and focused on enhancing the buyer experience.

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