Caroline Wong

Chief Strategy Officer

Caroline Wong is the Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt. As CSO, Caroline leads the Security, Community, and People teams at Cobalt. She brings a proven background in communications, cybersecurity, and experience delivering global programs to the role. Caroline’s close and practical information security knowledge stems from her broad experience as a Cigital consultant, a Symantec product manager, and day-to-day leadership roles at eBay and Zynga. Caroline also hosts the Humans of InfoSec podcast, teaches cybersecurity courses on LinkedIn Learning and has authored the popular textbook Security Metrics, A Beginner’s Guide. Caroline holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from UC Berkeley and a master’s in finance and accounting from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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John Kim

COO at Duo Security

John Kim is a servant leader who has a passion for solving big, challenging problems and watching people fulfill their potential. As Chief Operating Officer of Duo Security at Cisco, John leads go-to-market, strategy and planning, and operations. His goal is to accelerate Duo’s core mission of democratizing security via Cisco’s global presence and ensure equitable belonging that removes barriers to excellence.

John has a proven track record of helping companies achieve rapid growth. He’s been part of several winning leadership teams, including serving as Sr. Director of Growth Initiatives at AppDynamics upon its acquisition by Cisco, growing consulting firm Calence from $25M $400M in revenue in three years, and taking Polycom video conferencing from 0% to 30% market share within a single year, among other wins.

John’s most important titles include partner, dad, and friend. He and his family are presently working toward visiting every National Park in the US.

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Tim Sadler

CEO and Co-Founder Tessian

Tim is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of human layer security company Tessian. After a career in investment banking, Tim and his co-founders started Tessian in 2013, creating a cybersecurity solution that uses machine learning to protect people from risks on email like data exfiltration, accidental data loss and phishing. Since starting the company, Tim has raised $60m in funding from leading VC firms and Tessian now has offices in San Francisco and London. Tim was listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in technology.

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Vamsee Kandimalla

Lead Cyber Security Trainer & Architect at NexGenT


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