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Authentication, Identity & Reputation - Building Online Trust

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Warren Adelman
President, COO -
Warren Adelman is the President and Chief Operating Officer for The Go Daddy Group.  Warren is responsible for day-to-day operations of the company, as well as resource management, process improvement and corporate strategic planning.  Among the organizations he oversees are Information Technology, Information Security and Continuity Planning, Development, Domain Name Services and Customer Sales and Service. Prior to entering the private sector, Warren spent six years in international relations at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., where he served as Chief of Public Affairs.  During this time, Warren was a member of the Media and Communications team for Israel's Delegation to Bilateral Peace Talks held in Washington, D.C., between 1991 and 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History from the University of Toronto, Canada, and served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces.
Warren Appleton -
Illena Armstrong
Editor In Chief, SC Magazine
Illena Armstrong is the editor-in-chief of SC Magazine, the longest-running information security magazine in the world with the widest distribution. SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analyses, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business.
Illena Armstrong - SC Magazine
Suresh Babu
Product Unit Manager, Windows Live Mail Platform Microsoft
Suresh is responsible for development of mail platform components for Windows Live Hotmail service. He oversees the development, program management and quality assurance teams and focuses heavily on quality and reliability of service, storage capacity management, platform cost reduction, anti-spam defense and business continuation working. Formerly Suresh worked with the Microsoft TV team as development manager and as a principal consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services worked on developing and delivering custom applications for Microsoft's enterprise partners. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Applications from Regional Engineering College in India and an MBA in Technology Management from University of Phoenix.
Suresh Babu

Joshua Baer
Chief Technology Officer - Datran Media
Joshua Baer founded one of the first email service providers, SKYLIST, and UnsubCentral, an email suppression and CAN-SPAM compliance leader.  At Datran Media, Baer is tasked with architecting innovative and comprehensive solutions for customer management, retention and acquisition. Mixing together experience in technology and marketing, Baer has helped develop and improve email programs for brands such as Disney, eDiets, JDate, Microsoft and Nascar.  In 1998, Baer authored an unsubscribe standard that has been adopted by Google, Majordomo, Microsoft and Yahoo!. In 2005, he created, an online encyclopedia on email deliverability.  He drives initiatives and chairs committees for the Email Sender and Provider Coalition (ESPC), Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and the Email Experience Council (EEC). 

Josh Baer - DatranMedia
Jared Blank
VP Client Solutions - Epsilon
Jared has more than a decade of marketing services experience that includes his tenure as an analyst for Jupiter Research, where he was frequently quoted in national business press such as the Wall Street Journal and New York Times and where he regularly appeared on CNBC and CNN.  In addition to his research and consulting background, Jared has client-side experience at EOS Airlines and Tommy Hilfiger, where he developed the brand’s first e-commerce initiative and corresponding marketing strategy.  Jared holds a master of business administration from Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.
Jared Blank
George Bilbrey
VP and GM of Deliverability Services - Return Path, Inc.
George is the Vice President and GM of Deliverability Services at Return Path, Inc. A true pioneer of deliverability solutions, George was the founder and CEO of Assurance Systems, which merged with Return Path in June 2003. He is also a co-founder of Return Path, the industry standard for Email Change of Address (ECOA). Prior to Return Path he was Director of Product Management at where he managed the development of the Image Catcher screensaver application and supporting web site, which acquired more than two million users in six months. He was formerly a Partner at Mercer Management Consulting in the high tech and telecommunications group, where he developed operational experience in computer manufacturing and telecommunications. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Duke University, and an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina.
George Bilbry - ReturnPath
Glenn Blinckmann
Senior Consultant - nfrastructure Technologies
Glenn is a senior consultant with nfrastructure technologies, a solution provider to the New York State Office for Technolog, (OFT). Glenn's roll with NY's OFT has been the lead architect on NYSeMail, OFT's statewide Microsoft Exchange email offering.  During the ten years that he has been working on this system and its predecessor, email has grown from an internal-only messaging system for one state agency to a large, multi-agency resource that is Internet connected to all other email systems.  Glenn leads the engineering that keeps this system ahead of virus, phishing, spoofing, and spam problems and is the current technical lead on the Exchange 2007-based design. Glenn has been a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer for over a decade. His experience with enterprise-class email systems goes back to 1993 and with departmental systems to the 1980's.
Glenn Blickmann - NY OFT
Matt Blumberg
Chairman & CEO - Return Path, Inc.
Matt Blumberg is Chairman & CEO of Return Path, Inc., the company he founded in 1999. Return Path provides ROI-based email marketing and market research solutions to leading marketers and publishers. Prior to founding Return Path, Matt was General Manager of the Internet division of MovieFone, Inc. (777-FILM) until the company's acquisition by AOL, and had previously worked in venture capital and management consulting. Matt is the founding chairman of the Direct Marketing Association's Interactive Marketing Advisory Board and has held various positions with the DMA since 2000. He has spoken about various email and direct marketing-related topics at several conferences including The DMA Annual Conference, the National Conference for Database Marketing, and Net.Marketing.
Matt Blumberg - ReturnPath 
Dave Bossio
Group Program Manager - Microsoft
As the Group Program Manager for Windows Core Security Team, Dave is responsible for implementing the Core Cryptographic, Smartcard, and Public Key Infrastructure in Windows.  Dave drives the strategy for  providing end-user, machine, and application identity infrastructure to enable secure data, code signing, networking and messaging scenarios.  Joining Microsoft in October 2001, Dave has held jobs as a Customer Support Manager and most recently as a Program Manager in the Engineering Excellence Group focused on improving engineering practices across Microsoft.  Previously, Dave worked as Director, Supply Chain Solutions for General Electric Information Services implementing one of the largest supplier networks in the world.  He also spent 8 years as a Submarine Officer in the US Navy.  Dave holds an MBA from Marymount University and a BSEE from the University of WA. 
Dave Bossio

Jon Callas
Chief Scientist - PGP Corporation
Mr. Callas joined PGP Corporation as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Security Officer in July 2002 and co-designed the next-generation PGP products. Previously, he served as Chief Scientist at PGP Inc. and as CTO of the Network Security Division for Network Associates Technologies Inc. He is an innovator and an acknowledged expert in all major aspects of contemporary business security, including cryptography, operating system security, public key infrastructure, and intellectual property rights. He is the principal author of the Internet Engineering Task Force's OpenPGP standard as well as a writer and frequent lecturer on system security and intellectual property issues.

Jon Callas - PGP Corp.

Marcelo Camara
Director Digital Security, Banco Bradesco
Marcelo was born in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. He moved to Sao Paulo where he received his M.S. in Engineering. In the mid 90's, he started his career as an Internet Banking developer after winning first place on a university contest for computer engineering.  In 2003, he founded Federation of Brazilian Banks, (FEBRABAN), a group of Brazilian banks and financial institutions addressing online threats and banking security. In this role he has tested, adopted, and isolated security breaches throughout the banking industry, and is acknowledged for his leadership. Today, he is in charge of Digital Security for the Banco Bradesco, the largest private bank in Brazil and works with the FEBRABAN to improve security in the internet and digital environment.
Marcelo Camara

Eric Castelli
Chief Technology Officer - Lashback
Eric is the co-founder of LashBack.  He has led a team of developers through the launch of three groundbreaking products for consumers and the email industry: the LashBack Toolbar empowers consumers to unsubscribe safely from commercial email lists; UnsubMonitor monitors how email marketers manage compliance for consumer unsubscribe; and CAN-SPAM Compliance Monitor checks all major points of compliancy. As a recognized compliance and reputation expert for email marketing, Mr. Castelli has actively participated with the Federal Trade Commission in CAN-SPAM rulemakings and served as an expert witness for the FTC 2005 report to Congress. Eric is a leading advocate for developing compliance guidelines, best practices and raising the value of email for consumers and email marketers. Prior to LashBack, Eric spent several years in technology consulting across numerous industries, including direct mail and email.  Mr. Castelli graduated from St. Louis University with a degree in business.

Eric Castelli
Mike Chadwick
Vice President / Technology - GoDaddy
 Mike Chadwick is Vice President of Technology for The Go Daddy Group.  Mike has been directly involved in or in charge of the design and development of Go Daddy's core technical products, including PKI, Email, Hosting, and Applications.  Mike is responsible for ensuring Go Daddy's core product technologies meet the business and customer needs of today.  Mike is also responsible for setting the technology vision for the future, ensuring that Go Daddy's technologies continue to grow with the company.  Mike has more than ten years of technology experience. Before coming to Go Daddy, Mike served as the Lead System Architect and Technology Manager for the education software division of NCS Pearson.  Mike holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Arizona.  In his off-time, Mike enjoys scuba diving and basketball.
Mike Chadwick - GoDaddy
Scott Charney
VP, Trustworthy Computing - Microsoft Corporation
Scott oversees Trustworthy Computing, which aims to promote a safe, private and reliable computing experience for everyone. Charney leads the Security Strategies and Network Security Groups, which work with product teams and others at Microsoft to advance the development of secure products, services and infrastructures through the use of appropriate policies and controls, the implementation of best practices, and the development of manageable security products and services. He also collaborates with others in the computer industry and the government to make computing more secure for all users.

Before joining Microsoft, he was a principal for the professional services organization PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he led the firm's Cybercrime Prevention and Response Practice. He provided proactive and reactive computer security services to Fortune 500 companies and smaller enterprises. Those services included designing and building computer security systems, testing existing systems and conducting cybercrime investigations.

Scott Charney, VP

Martha Coakley
Massachusetts Attorney General
Attorney General Martha Coakley has dedicated the last 20 years of her life to a career in public service. Coakley has a strong history as an advocate - not only for individuals and communities, but also for the best interests of the Commonwealth at large. Coakley brings to the Attorney General's office a diverse and extensive legal background, a proven track record of bringing people to the table to find effective solutions to the issues that face the Commonwealth, and a strong commitment to her role as a public servant.
Sana Coleman Chriss
Attorney Advisor to Chairman Majoras, Federal Trade Commission
Sana Coleman Chriss is an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Marketing Practices, where she is responsible for various matters concerning spam, phishing, and consumer protection.  During the past year, she served as Attorney Advisor to FTC Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras, and in 2004 she co- organized the FTC's Email Authentication Summit.  Prior to joining the Commission, Mrs. Chriss was an associate with the law firm of Arent Fox PLLC, where she specialized in telecommunications and intellectual property law.  Mrs. Chriss received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from Duke University.
Richard Cox
CIO - Spamhaus
Richard has an extensive background in public service, and trained in communications engineering by the BBC, working extensively in Compliance and Relationship roles in the Telecomms Industry.  Best known for having developed the first wide-area dialup system in the UK for Demon Internet, and working on Telecom Operator License applications for major UK players such as Global Internet and Easynet, he then became responsible for Regulatory Affairs at First Telecom, and was appointed by the ITU as Senior Expert in Numbering and Interconnection.   He joined the Spamhaus Project team in July 2003  - and the following year became one of the first abuse specialists to meet China's Telecom companies, during a mission to Beijing in 2004.  He regularly presents at APRICOT, ITU/WSIS  and other forums worldwide.
Richard Cox
David Dagon
PhD Candidate - College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology

David's research area is supervised by Prof. Wenke Lee, includes malicious networks, network intrusion detection, g-line and k-line dispensing, and analysis of evasive malware.  His thesis analyzes the detection and mitigation of botnets. He is the co-founder of Damballa, a technology startup addressing the botnet problem.  David serves as the Chief Scientist of Damballa, and as a Senior Technical Advisor to the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG).
David Dagon - Georgia Tech

Michael Della Penna
Chief Marketing Officer - Epsilon
As chief marketing officer, Michael leads Epsilon's strategic marketing, branding, market positioning, lead generation and communications efforts, as well as industry and government relations.  Prior to Epsilon, Michael was CMO at Bigfoot Interactive, which became Epsilon Interactive after its 2005 acquisition. Before that, he was vice president of strategic development at CNET Networks, Inc., where he designed key strategic plans to increase revenue and grow and retain key audience segments for the Internet's leading technology destination. 

Michael has been recognized by BtoB Magazine's Who's Who list of top executives in the category of marketing services and technology.  He is active in a number of important marketing industry associations including the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), where he serves on the DMA's Interactive Marketing Advisory Board (IMAB) chair of the DMA's Council for Responsible Email and on the Advisory Board of the Authentication and Online Trust Alliance (AOTA).

Michael Della Penna
Jim Fenton
Distinguished Engineer - Cisco Technology Center
Mr. Fenton is responsible for defining a number of new initiatives relating to user-centric identity, emergent collaboration, and e-mail security. He is an active member of the design team for DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM), and was the lead architect for one of its predecessors, Identified Internet Mail. He has also recently been responsible for defining a number of new initiatives relating to router-based security. In previous roles at Cisco, Mr. Fenton has managed development efforts relating to VoIP features for service providers, store-and-forward fax, and was a key member of the team that established Cisco in the dial access market. Mr. Fenton came to Cisco from the acquisition of Combinet, Inc., where he was Director of Technology and drove the introduction of IP and IPX routing to Combinet's products. Mr. Fenton has Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ross Fubini
Senior Director of Engineering - Symantec
Ross is a senior director of engineering for Messaging and Web Security. In this role, he oversees the development of the company's award-winning anti-spam messaging solutions and its industry-leading e-mail reputation service, which monitors and processes more than a billion e-mail messages per day worldwide. Before joining Symantec, Fubini was a director of engineering at BEA Systems, via the acquisition of Plumtree Software. During his tenure, he managed the creation of developer tools, enterprise integrations, and enterprise 2.0 products used by Fortune 500 companies to create portal-based applications. Prior to BEA Systems, Fubini was responsible for operations development for TellMe Networks, which powers AT&T's Toll-Free Directory Assistance.  In his free time, Fubini is a mentor for San Francisco Youth Network and participates in Ironman Triathlon World Championships.
Ryan Hamlin
General Manager, Technology Care and Safety Group - Microsoft Corp.  
Ryan Hamlin is general manager of the Technology Care and Safety Group at Microsoft, a team dedicated to helping further Microsoft's companywide vision and innovation to address online safety and consumer "PC health" issues. In this role, Hamlin leads the Windows Live OneCare team, which is responsible for developing Microsoft's all-in-one PC care service for consumers.  Hamlin is also responsible for coordinating Microsoft's broad Internet safety efforts to address issues such as spam and phishing as well as the technical development of anti-spam, anti-phishing, parental-control and reputation service technologies being used across Microsoft products. In addition, Hamlin is an executive sponsor for Microsoft on children's online safety issues and oversees the Online Services Group's Privacy and Policy Team.  Hamlin holds bachelor degrees in computer science and business from Pacific Lutheran University.
Ryan Hamlin - Microsoft Corp

Jens Hinrichsen
Product Marketing Manager, Consumer Solutions Business Unit - RSA, The Security Division of EMC
Jens is responsible for the RSA FraudAction anti-phishing and anti-fraud service which composes a key part of the broad portfolio of products and services designed to bolster security and confidence in the online channel by protecting organizations, their brands, and their customers against fraud and the latest online threats.  Prior to joining RSA, acquired by EMC Corporation in 2006, Mr. Hinrichsen worked for nine years in a variety of marketing and business development roles at Eastman Kodak.  He holds a B.A. from St. Olaf College and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin. 

Jens Hinrichsen
Brian Holdsworth
Sr. Product Planner, Anti-Spam Technologies, Microsoft Corp.
Brian leads leads the anti-spam product planning and roadmap design for Microsoft’s email servers, services and clients. These products include Windows Live Hotmail, Exchange Server, Exchange Hosted Services, Outlook Forefront Technologies, Windows Mail and Entourage. Since joining Microsoft 10+ years ago he has had a variety of roles which include technical hands-on product knowledge, direct customer interaction, marketing and readiness program and industry analysis.  Some of the previous Microsoft products he has helped create include Microsoft's Interactive TV and Windows Media Technologies, Microsoft Mobile Information Server, Exchange Server 2003, Live Communications Server Windows Live Hotmail.
Brian Holdsworth
Trevor Hughes, Esq., CIPP
Executive Director - ESPC
Trevor is an attorney specializing in ecommerce, privacy and technology law. Hughes serves as the Executive Director of the Network Advertising Initiative (the NAI) and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (the IAPP). In his role with the NAI, Hughes leads the NAI's efforts to create manageable standards for industry at the intersection of privacy and technology. He leads the NAI's Email Service Provider Coalition, an organization that is dedicated to developing technological and public policy tools to reduce spam and protect legitimate email. In his role with the IAPP, Hughes leads the world's largest association of privacy professionals.  Trevor is a founding member of AOTA.

Michael Jones
Director Anti-Spam Operations, AOL
Michael has overseen the Anti-Spam Operations team at AOL since April of 2005.  His Anti-Spam team includes Postmaster Operations, Anti-spam Programming, Anti-Spam Investigations, and a 24 x 7 Rapid Response Team.  Michael also represents AOL as a member of the Board of Directors for the Messaging Anti Abuse Working Group (MAAWG) as well as representing AOL in other cross industry initiatives.  Prior to his time with the Anti-Spam Operations team, Michael had worked in the AOL Network Operations Center since 1996.  Michael received his BS degree in Chemical Engineering in 1993 from the University of Arizona.
Michael Jones - AOL
Paul Q. Judge
Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer - Secure Computing Inc.
Paul is currently serves as Chief Technology Officer for Secure Computing. Joining Secure through the merger with CipherTrust in 2006, Dr. Judge manages all Secure Computing research, advanced product development and product management, and is the lead inventor for 13 patent-pending security technologies. Under his technology leadership, Secure Computing has grown to its current position as the global leader in messaging security, protecting more than 2000 enterprises worldwide. Prior to Secure Computing and his tenure at CipherTrust, Dr. Judge worked with IBM and NASA. Having been named to MIT's list of the top 100 young innovators in the world in 2003, Dr. Judge has spearheaded multiple research initiatives and is one of the founders of the Internet Research Task Force's Anti-Spam Research Group. Dr. Judge is a recognized authority on messaging security issues, having authored numerous papers that have been published in leading academic journals, presented at multiple industry and academic conferences including COMDEX, Interop, INBOX, RSA, MIT Spam Conference and InfoSecurity. Dr. Judge has also been featured in hundreds of national media outlets including CNN, Forbes, Business Week, People Magazine and the LA Times. Dr. Judge holds a B.S. in from Morehouse College, and received his received his Ph.D. and M.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).

Dr. Paul Judge

Sven Karge
Divisional Director, ECO, JD
Sven Karge is Divisional Director Content at eco, the association of the German Internet Industry and responsible for driving the anti-spam strategy. In early 2003 he was instrumental in the creation of  the German Anti Spam task force with participants from the largest ISPs in Germany. This task force released the ISP Whitepaper on combating spam in 2004 and resulted in the formulation of the European Spambox Project and the centralized German whitelist service, funded in part by the EU. Sven organized 4 German Anti Spam Summits since 2003. He was Treasurer of the International Association of Internet Hotlines (INHOPE) from 2001 to 2003. Prior, Sven was the Head of Marketing & Sales at a start-up and worked as an Attorney in an IT Law firm.
Sven Karge - ECO
Harry Katz
Program Manager, Technology Care and Safety Group - Microsoft Corp.
Harry Katz is a program manager with the Technology Care and Safety Group at Microsoft. Harry helped develop and drive Sender ID, an industry-wide approach to dealing with the problem of email spoofing and phishing. He is also responsible for internal systems that maintain the accuracy and effectiveness of Microsoft's SmartScreen spam filter. Previously Harry was responsible for the email hygiene capabilities of Exchange Server. Since joining Microsoft 9 years ago, he has also worked on Exchange connectors and developer tools. Prior to Microsoft, Harry worked as a project manager with LinkAge Software on a variety of email gateway and directory synchronization products. Harry has a Bachelor of Mathematics in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.

Daniel J. Larkin
Chief Cyber Initiative & Resource Fusion Unit, Cyber Division, FBI
Dan Larkin established the first Cyber Fusion Unit for the Federal Government, enabling Govt/Law Enforcement to collaborate with industry, business and academia.  Prior to this role he was a Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) for ten years, where he developed one of the first High Tech Crime Task Forces.  This unique collaboration of assets included partnerships with the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT/CC) at Carnegie Mellon University, and led to the development of the first national Public/Private Alliance to identify and combat cyber crime, known as the National Cyber Forensics & Training Alliance (NCFTA).  He also co-authored the FBI’s re-organization plan in 2002 which established Cyber Crime as a top priority, and underscored the need for additional Public/Private Alliances in combating priority cyber crimes world-wide.  Larkin holds a BA in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Dan Larkin - FBI
Michael Levin
Chief Security Officer- UCG/United Communications Group
Michael Levin is the Chief Security Officer at UCG. He is responsible for the development and implementation of the corporate security strategy at UCG.  Mr. Levin recently retired from the U.S. Secret Service after a twenty two year career. Prior to retiring from the U.S. Government, Mr. Levin was detailed from the Secret Service to the Department of Homeland Security at the National Cyber Security Division. Mr. Levin served as the Deputy Director of the Law Enforcement and Intelligence (LE & I) Branch.  The LE & I Branch is a DHS resource for the coordination, prevention, investigation and prosecution of malicious cyber activity.   Mr. Levin previously held the position as the Branch Chief of the U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force program in Washington DC. He has worked in the area of computer forensics and cyber investigations for the last ten years.
Michael Levin

Rebecca Lieb
Executive editor - ClickZ Network (
Rebecca has held executive marketing and communications positions at strategic e-services consultancies, including Siegel & Gale. She worked in the same capacity for global entertainment and media companies including Universal Television & Networks Group (formerly USA Networks International) and Bertelsmann's German network, RTL Television. As a journalist, Rebecca has written on media for numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and spent five years as Variety's Berlin-based German/Eastern European bureau chief. She's also a member of the graduate faculty at New York University's Center for Publishing, where she also serves on the Electronic Publishing Advisory Group.

Fran Maier
Executive Director & President - TRUSTe
Fran Maier is the Executive Director and President of TRUSTe, the leading brand in online privacy.  Ms. Maier brings 15+ years of experience building consumer brands and enhancing consumer trust. Since Ms. Maier joined TRUSTe in 2001, the independent, non-profit has evolved to expand consumer choice from Websites to email and now, downloadable software.  During that time TRUSTe has strengthened its monitoring and dispute resolution platforms while growing in influence and certifying more than 2000 websites. Ms. Maier speaks widely on the issues of privacy, security, and trust, has appeared before the Federal Trade Commission and the US Department of Commerce, and has testified before the United States House of Representative's Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection. 

Fran Maier - TRUSTe

Laura Mather
Ph.D., Senior Scientist - MarkMonitor
Laura is MarkMonitor's Senior Scientist focusing on advanced analytics of MarkMonitor's extensive data resources and providing product management for MarkMonitor's Phishing prevention solutions. In the three years before joining MarkMonitor, Laura lead eBay and PayPal's Phishing and Fraud prevention efforts including launching major initiatives like the eBay Toolbar and My Messages. She also initiated the customer behavior analysis effort for the division of Encyclopedia Britannica and performed mathematical research for the Department of Defense. Laura has a Ph.D. in computer science and a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics.


Laura Mather, MarkMonitor

Don Massaro
President & CEO, Sendmail Inc.
Massaro is responsible for strategic planning, execution, and leadership to establish Sendmail as a secure content management leader.   Most recently, Donald was CEO/co-founder at Reconnex, a provider of content-monitoring appliances. Massaro began his career as a founder and ultimately CEO at Shugart Associates (acquired by Xerox). Appointed President of the Office Products Division (XOPD), Massaro created a unit to market technologies developed at the famed Xerox PARC. Under Massaro, XOPD announced Ethernet and the Star Information System that enabled a number of standardized technologies: Ethernet, Iconic Desktop, and the Client-Server Architecture.   Massaro was a founder/CEO of Metaphor, acquired by IBM, and CEO at Silicon Gaming, MainStreet Networks and Array Networks.   Massaro holds a Bachelor of Science, aeronautical engineering, from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters, mechanical engineering, from Northwestern University.    
Don Massaro
Jeanniey Mullen
Partner, and Senior Director of Email Marketing at OgilvyOne Worldwide
Jeanniey established and leads the global email practice across all clients. Prior to joining OgilvyOne, Jeanniey founded and ran her own interactive agency. Before that, she served as the CMO and EVP at Avalon Digital Marketing Systems, where she helped launch one of the first B2B email platforms that incorporated on-demand video into the email message. Jeanniey is a thought leader and visionary in the email an digital marketing field. Her expertise in the discipline spans both the B2B and B2C industries. In addition to her active role in the eec, Jeanniey is a columnist for ClickZ, has published numerous white papers and best practice guides, and is a frequent speaker on the topics of email marketing and the infusion of face to face marketing online.
Jeanniey Mullen - OgilvyOne
Ed O'Neill
Vice President of Technical Services, Dice Inc.
Ed O'Neill is a veteran technologist with 20 years of experience in varied industries including finance, manufacturing, distribution, and e-commerce.  He is currently responsible for Dice's IT infrastructure, communication, and support services for all company brands including,,,,, and Additional responsibilities include management and support for the company's business systems and internal network operations.  Prior to joining Dice, Mr. O'Neill was a consultant to the State of California, providing strategic planning and project management for a prominent infrastructure overhaul.   Previously he was a senior technology manager with Woograin, and multi-national wood products manufacturer, where he guided worldwide technology deployment and ERP implementation and support.  
Ed O'Neill
Karim Noorali
Sr. Product Manager, eBay
Karim Noorali is Senior Product Manager for PayPal Inc., responsible for customer account protection including minimizing risk from spoofing and phishing.  PayPal enables any individual or business with an email address to securely, easily and quickly send and receive payments online.  Karim has managed the implementation of email authentication standards across all of PayPal's outgoing emails.  Before joining PayPal, he managed the Global Equities Risk Model and helped implement the Global Industry Classification System at Morgan Stanley Capital International.   Karim received a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley.
Karin Noorali
Jay Opperman
Director of Security & Privacy, Comcast Cable
Jay Opperman as Director of Security and Privacy is responsible for developing and implementing cross platform customer security strategies, products, and services for Comcast’s High Speed Internet, Digital Voice, Digital Video, and Wireless offerings. Jay also manages the Customer Security Assurance operation responding to the daily needs and exploits to provide the highest quality experience possible to Comcast customers. Prior to Comcast Jay has contributed over 27 years of service to the Telecommunications and Data communications markets in a wide variety of roles from Systems Engineering and Architecture to Product Marketing and Management. Jay holds a Bachelors Degree in Electronic Engineering and a Masters Degree in Computer Science.    
Jay Opperman - Comcast
Scott Parsons
Deputy Assistant Secretary - US Department of Treasury
D. Scott Parsons was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy in June 2004. In this position, Mr. Parsons is responsible for ensuring the resilience of the critical physical and cyber infrastructures of the financial services sector, implementing Bank Secrecy Act regulations, and identifying means to protect personal financial information, privacy, and identity theft. The office also provides daily staff support to the Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee (FBIIC), a standing committee of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets. He previously served as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Management and Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Parsons has a record of accomplishment and leadership in the public and private sectors. He returned to DC in 2002, after working for more than a decade in the finance and technology industries. He served in management positions with Xerox, Digital Equipment and Compaq. Mr. Parsons community involvement includes serving as a partner for Cornerstone, a school dedicated to providing academic excellence for high-potential, underprivileged children in Washington, D.C.

Patrick Peterson
Vice President of Technology - IronPort Systems
Patrick is Vice President of Technology at IronPort Systems. He began at IronPort performing market research and product definition for the email infrastructure products that have become IronPort's Email Security Appliances and was instrumental in the creation of SenderBase, the industry's first and largest email traffic monitoring service. Prior to joining IronPort Systems, Peterson held engineering and marketing management positions at Savi Technology, including managing the Engineering and Manufacturing departments as Vice President, Engineering Operations. Peterson played a critical role during the sale of the company to Texas Instruments and also in winning a $111 million competitively bid logistics contract. Peterson holds bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University and holds patents related to antennas, radio frequency communications and email authentication techniques. 

Pat Peterson - Ironport

Rod Rasmussen
Director of Operations and co-founder - Internet Identity 
Internet Identity finds, reports, and takes down phishing websites, and has been providing a variety of anti-phishing services since 2003.  The company was created in 2000 as a full-service corporate domain management provider, and has leveraged that experience to provide cutting-edge protection against phishing and on-line fraud using domain names. Rod is responsible for day-to-day operations of the company, as well as systems development, industry outreach, and corporate strategy.  Prior to founding Internet Identity, Rod held product marketing and management positions with a variety of Internet, e-mail, computer networking, and computer communications companies.  He received his MBA from UC Berkeley and holds Bachelors Degrees in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Rochester, and spent several years working as an analyst for the United States Congress.
Rod Rasmussen - Internet Identity
Ramesh Ratan
EVP & Chief Operating Officer of the Direct Marketing Association, Inc.
Rmesh is responsible for the development and growth of DMA's global membership, education, conferences and research and publication businesses, cross DMA marketing and sales capabilities, customer services, and the DMA's focus on Interactive and Emerging Media.   Previously, he was President, Americas and SVP Strategy of VocalTec Communications Ltd., the Israeli company that invented Internet telephony and is a leading VOIP equipment provider.  Prior to that he was CTO of the Yellow Pages I.M.A. the association of leading US telecom carriers directory services operations. He was also President of the Software Division of Packetup Corp., a provider of Softswitch controlled IP and Gigabit Ethernet broadband access services.
Ramesh Ratan - DMA
Kimberly Reckner
Technical Liaison - American Red Cross
Kimberly is the Online Giving Manager for the American Red Cross.  She oversees headquarters' operations, Spanish corporate operations, celebrity endorsements, outbound email campaigns, data integration, fund flow, process optimization, and implementation of new innovative technologies.  American Red Cross frequent mailings to a large customer base, including newsletters, fundraising solicitations, stewardship reports, promotional messages and other email forms.
John Scarrow
General Manager, Anti-Spam Technologies - Microsoft Corporation
John is responsible for driving Microsoft's anti-spam a strategy and technology development. Scarrow's team works closely with other groups across the company to integrate anti-spam technologies into Microsoft products and services. Scarrow came to Microsoft in 1992 as a program manager, and since that time has held diverse roles throughout Microsoft. As general manager of and, Scarrow oversaw a complex reorganization process that consolidated MSN media properties and streamlined the organization to improve the customer experience. During that time he was on the board of directors for MSNBC and managed efforts for contributing MSN products such as MSN Autos, MSN Money, MSN Investor and a host of other media sites.  Scarrow holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Davis.
John Scarrow - Microsoft
Jay Schiavo
Sr. Manager, Product Management - VeriSign
Jay Schiavo has more than 8 years of product management, marketing and business development experience. At VeriSign, he is responsible for managing the product, pricing, and program strategy for the company's SSL partner channel which consists of more than 20,000 resellers.  In addition, Mr. Schiavo manages overall partner channel marketing and support programs, and acts as VeriSign's representative in the CA/Browser forum that is defining extended validation SSL. Before VeriSign, Mr. Schiavo was the product manager for The VIEW, a division of Wellesley Information Services where he managed the worldwide strategy for all of the company's conference and seminars.  Mr. Schiavo received a B.S. Degree and a Masters in Business Administration from Northeastern University. 
Howard A. Schmidt
President & CEO of R & H Security Consulting LLC
Former CSO Microsoft, CISO eBay & White House Cyber Security Advisor

Howard has had a long and distinguished career in defense, law enforcement and corporate security spanning almost 40 years. He retired from the White House after 31 years of public service in local and federal government. Prior to forming R & H Security Consulting Howard was the former CSO at Microsoft Corporation, CISO at eBay and appointed by President Bush as  a Cyber Security Advisor to the White House.
Howard Schmidt
Phyllis Schneck
Vice President of Strategic Development - Secure Computing
Dr. Phyllis Schneck is the Vice President of Research Integration at Secure Computing, Inc., responsible for strategic thought leadership and research in technology and policy in the email security space, and management of the Secure Computing messaging security intellectual property portfolio.  Phyllis has served since 2002 as the Chairman of the National Board of Directors, InfraGard National Member's Alliance, the national governance for the private sector component of the FBI's InfraGard program.  Phyllis is mostly responsible for the strategic growth and vision of the private sector side of the InfraGard Program, and for growing the relationship between InfraGard, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security through several Directorates.  Named on the Information Security Magazine Top 20 Women Leaders in Information Security, Phyllis briefed the Japanese Government on infrastructure protection, and moderated a White House Town-Hall on Cyber Security.  Phyllis completed her Computer Science Ph.D. at Georgia Tech in 1999.
Phyllis Schneck - Secure Computing
Ken Schneider
VP, Fellow - Symantec Corporation
Ken Schneider serves as chief architect, Network and Gateway Security Solutions, where he drives the group's technology roadmap, system architecture, and key technology partnerships related to the network and gateway security businesses. He is also responsible for the overall network and gateway security technology strategy. Prior to joining Symantec, Ken served as CTO and VP of Operations of Brightmail, the leading anti-spam software company that was successfully acquired by Symantec. Before Brightmail, Ken founded and was president of South Beach Software, a software company that developed international language and paint system products for the professional video market.  Prior to that, Ken was an independent software consultant for clients such as Sun Microsystems, Digital Equipment Corporation and Tektronix. He has also held engineering positions at Integrated Systems and at the John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.

Ari Schwartz
Deputy Director - Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT)
Schwartz's work focuses on increasing individual control over personal and public information. He promotes privacy protections in the digital age and expanding access to government information via the Internet. He regularly testifies before Congress and Executive Branch Agencies on these issues. Schwartz also leads the Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC) , anti-spyware software companies, academics, and public interest groups dedicated to defeating spyware. In 2006, Schwartz won the RSA award for Excellence in Public Policy for his work building the ASC and other efforts against spyware.

Lauren Skena
Manager of eMarketing for National Geographic
Lauren is the e-marketing manager for the National Geographic Society, one of the world's largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations in Washington D.C.  Founded in 1888 to "increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,' the Society works to inspire people to care about the planet.  Lauren is responsible for managing the Society's email program, which includes commerce emails, editorial newsletters, and business-to-business emails for four NG magazine titles, online catalog, NG Channel, films, books, DVDs, maps, and interactive media.  Her primary focus is to oversee the compliance, deliverability, and analytics of National Geographic's numerous monthly email campaigns.  Prior to focusing on email at National Geographic, Lauren worked for The Direct Marketing Association and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. 
Lauren Skena
Craig Spiezle
Director Online Safety Technologies - Microsoft Corp.
As Director of Online Safety, Craig is responsible for coordinating Microsoft's Internet safety efforts including anti-spam and anti-phishing technologies. In this role, Spiezle manages the company's involvement with industry working groups, industry partners and governmental agencies.  Craig is on the Board of MAAWG, Steering Committee of APWG and the founder and Executive Director of AOTA.  Starting with Microsoft in 1992, Spiezle has held various managerial positions including international channel development, OEM licensing and product support, where he led product launches, business development and technology partnerships.  During his tenure, Spiezle pioneered research into the convergence of technology and an aging society, authoring books and papers and presenting worldwide including to the United Nations, U.S. Senate and to other organizations demonstrating the benefits of computing and its impact to creativity, community and employability.  Spiezle hold a BS in Photographic Sciences from Rochester Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Seattle University.

Craig Spiezle, Microsoft

Charles Stiles
Postmaster - America Online, Inc.
Charles Stiles is Postmaster for America Online and is charged with the delivery of email for AOL and associated email properties. This role includes the oversight of spam filtering technologies and the resolution of potential delivery issues. During his ten years at AOL he has focused his efforts on improving the customer experience through a better use of technology in Member Services, the AOL Network Operation Center and now as Postmaster for one of the largest email systems in the world. He currently serves as the Chair for the Messaging Anti-Abuse Work Group. Charles speaks frequently with industry analysts and at industry events, working closely with others to help generate a better understanding of the email environment and potential solutions for a better consumer experience.

Charles Stiles, AOL

Victor Talamo
VP and Director of IT Risk Management - JPMorganChase
Vic directs Content Management Strategy and Governance, focusing on controls for protecting data-in-flight.  The scope includes technology and controls to prevent data leakage, protect personal information, secure the firms infrastructure and help enforce the appropriate usage of technology across multiple protocols. Vic has over 25 years experience in the Financial Services Industry, and for the past 16 years has focused on the Information Security and Technology Risk Management space. Prior to JPMorganChase, Vic has served on RSA Security's Advisory Board, IBM's Emergency Response Advisory Board and is currently a member of the Bankers Information Technology Secretariat (BITS) Security and Risk Assessment Working Group. He holds a B.B.A. in Accounting for Temple University, an M.B.A in Finance from LaSalle University and is a CISSP and CISA.
Vic Talamo 
Rob Thomas
CEO and Research Fellow of Team Cymru
Team Cymru is an Internet security research organization.  Rob has served as an adjunct professor, member and director of FIRST, ISC Fellow, and UltraDNS technical advisory board member.  In the past Rob has worked as a Unix kernel developer, network architect, and security analyst.  As a frequent international speaker, Rob is known as an engaging and entertaining speaker.
Rob Thomas
Sal Tripi
Dir. of Operations - Publishers Clearing House
Mr. Tripi is the Director of Operations for Publishers Clearing House (PCH), the United States' largest and best-known sweepstakes company. He has had many successes in a variety of operational areas including compliance, privacy, order processing, and merchandise fulfillment.  Mr. Tripi successfully developed and implemented compliance policies and practices that allowed PCH to expand their entrepreneurial endeavors while maintaining a reputation as a legitimate email marketer.
Sal Tripi - Publishers Clearing House
Greg Tseng
Chairman and CEO - Tagged
Greg co-founded Tagged in October 2004 with Johann Schleier-Smith. In a short time, Tagged has become a leading social networking site with over 15 million members worldwide.  Previously, he was Co-Founder and CEO of Jumpstart Technologies, an Internet incubator which launched ten businesses in diverse areas of online dating, sweepstakes, email marketing, and social networking.  Greg holds an A.B. in Chemistry & Physics & Mathematics from Harvard University and is presently on leave from Stanford University, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Physics.  
Greg Tseng - Tagged

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