Founder and CEO
Digital Bond, Inc.
For over 20 years he has been on the leading/bleeding edge helping security conscious asset owners effectively and efficiently manage risk to their critical assets. He has pioneered numerous ICS security tools and techniques, such as the first intrusion detection signatures for ICS that are now in every commercial product. In 2007 Dale created the S4 Events to showcase the best offensive and defensive work in ICS security and build a community. S4 is now the largest and most advanced ICS event in the world. Dale is constantly pushing and prodding the ICS community to move faster and get better.
Robert M. Lee is a recognized pioneer in the industrial security incident response and threat intelligence community. He gained his start in security as a US Air Force Cyber Warfare Operations Officer tasked to the National Security Agency where he built a first-of-its-kind mission identifying and analyzing national threats to industrial infrastructure. He is also a Course Author and Instructor at SANS.
CISO Operational Technology, North America
Rick brings the Fortinet OT-CI team more than 37 years of cybersecurity and global partnering experience working across foreign, domestic, and commercial industry sectors at the National Security Agency (NSA). As Fortinet’s Operational Technology North American CISO, he delivers cybersecurity defense solutions and insights for the OT/ICS/SCADA critical infrastructure environments. Prior to Fortinet, Rick led development of cyber capability across Endpoint, Infrastructure, and Industrial Control System technologies at the agency. Previously, Rick also served as an executive leader supporting the Information Assurance Directorate at the NSA. Earlier in his career, he served in a broad range of leadership and Engineering roles including Chief of Staff for the NSA Cyber Task Force and a 5-year forward liaison charged with directing integration of cyber and cryptologic solutions for U.S. Air Force Europe, Ramstein AFB, Germany.
Sr. Director, Operational Technology USA
Carlos-Raul Sanchez is a technologist with 32 years of experience in network, telecommunications, and critical infrastructure security. Carlos specializes in simplifying complex business problems with a pragmatic application of technology. With master’s degrees in computer science, business administration, and a wide range of experience ranging from US Air Force, DOD contractor, and O&GIT security, he is known for securing critical infrastructure worldwide. He spent 15 years leading teams securing oil fields in the United States and offshore assets Gulf of Mexico, Western Africa, Brazil, and South China Sea. Now with Fortinet, he is the Sr. Director of Operational Technology, providing solutions and education to companies seeking to improve their critical infrastructure security posture.
Chris brings more than 10 years of cybersecurity and critical infrastructure experience working in the renewable energy industry. He was directly involved in the development, construction, and operations of wind and solar power plants and their high voltage systems. His work within the energy and utility industry has also afforded him experience in the development and maintenance of substation protection, automation, and control systems. Chris has a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Clarkson University with thesis work in substation protection, automation, and control involving the IEC61850 family of protocols.
Director, OT Cybersecurity
GE Renewable Energy
Radhika Chaturvedi is Director, OT Cybersecurity at GE’s Renewable Energy and works across the broader portfolio of Onshore and Offshore Wind businesses to develop and scale cybersecurity solutions that drive differentiation in Renewable Energy.
GE is one of the world’s leading suppliers of renewable energy technology with more than 400GW’s of installed capacity in 60+ countries around the world. With manufacturing and assembly facilities in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America, the company’s current renewable product portfolio includes onshore and offshore wind turbines and hydro products and services.
Prior to joining GE in 2019, Radhika led Product Management for Cybersecurity with Underwriters Laboratories (UL). As a Product Manager for UL, she developed and launched UL’s cybersecurity services for Energy, Oil and Gas, Industrial Automation and Automotive.
Radhika earned a Mechanical Engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.
General Manager Industrial Controls & Robots
Richard Kerslake leads Intel’s Industrial Controls and Robotics efforts. He is also the co-chair of the FIDO Alliance IOT Working Group that recently released the FIDO Device Onboard (FDO) specification. Prior to his current role he has held many business and product management roles in the areas including wireless, consumer, IOT and automotive.
Intel Internet of Things Group
Ricky is a Senior Director of Industrial Segments at Intel Internet of Things Group. During the last 30 years, he passionately has been driving innovation enabling changes for a better world. He has been leading product marketing and business developments in multiple segments like industrial, telecommunications, and multiple embedded businesses such as control automation, medical, energy, and transportation.
Ricky’s Industrial and Telecom experience brings a unique perspective on how 5G will intersect and accelerate the evolution towards smart manufacturing. Ricky has a wide international experience spending half of his career living and working in Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa at Motorola, Aircom International, British Telecom, and as Vice President of Industrial for Wind River Systems.
Master of Ceremony
David Kurk has worked globally for the past 15 years as a professional and highly sought after conference host and moderator of live events across a number of industry sectors.
David has appeared in numerous corporate films, hosted many live events including awards ceremonies, auctions and conferences, and has also worked on many projects as a voice over artist.
A French speaker, David is used regularly by the RFU for translation and liaison purposes. As well as regularly officiating in the Premiership, he officiated in the Commonwealth Games, the iRB U21 World Cup, The European Cup and the 2007 iRB Rugby World Cup qualifying competition and the Twickenham leg of the iRB World 7’s tournament since 2002.
Joseph Wolfgram is a 30-year veteran of the IT industry. He established a software development company, led IT organizations for Higher Education and the Gates Foundation, and has served as Chief Technology Officer for multi-billion dollar healthcare systems for more than a decade.
Since retiring from the CTO office, he is traveling the United States in a motorhome with his wife, four cats, and a dog. He is a Professional Speaker, Event Host Moderator, and consults as a Strategic IT Advisor. Joseph holds degrees in Organizational Psychology and Business Administration, is master-certified as a Practitioner in Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP-p), Hypnotherapy (MCHt), and Executive Coaching.
Directory Cybersecurity Services - Offer Management
As Global Director of Offer Management, Dee is responsible for the cybersecurity offer portfolio, ensuring that customer cybersecurity needs are met through Schneider Electric’s (SE) product/service packages and its partnerships with vendors. Prior to joining SE, Dee spent 3 years at ABB as the Global Product Manager for Cybersecurity managing the cybersecurity portfolio and driving the go-to-market strategy. Additionally, Dee spent 5 ½ years at General Electric and held several positions ranging from project management, IT governance and audit, and industrial cybersecurity technical program management. Following her time at GE, she worked as a cybersecurity strategy consultant at KPMG assisting clients to strengthen their cybersecurity posture through policy and standard development and implementation, gap assessments, remediation roadmaps, etc. Dee holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Creighton University and an MBA from Rice University. With her business background and experience in technology, Dee is known for effectively finding the sweet spot between technology and driving business objectives.