Hybrid Identity Protection Conference 2018


Pamela Dingle Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft Pamela has spent more than 15 years implementing identity-related infrastructure into large organizations and now leads a team of experts dedicated to imagining, authoring, and driving adoption of identity standards.


Ben Johnson Ben Johnson, CTO and co-founder, Obsidian Security Ben Johnson is a prominent voice in cybersecurity, having co-founded and been CTO of both Obsidian Security and Carbon Black. Prior to moving into the private sector, Ben spent seven years in the intelligence community as a computer scientist for the NSA. He also sits on several cyber start-up boards, spent two semesters as a lecturer in the University of Chicago’s Masters in Computer Science program where he taught the “Entrepreneurship in Technology” class, and has spoken to over 600 organizations and given thought-leadership presentations in 15 countries.

Andy Robbins Adversary Resilience Lead, SpecterOps Andy is an active red teamer and co-author of BloodHound. He has performed numerous red team operations and penetration tests against banks, credit unions, health-care providers, defense companies, and other Fortune 500 companies across the world. He’s presented at DEF CON, BSides Las Vegas, DerbyCon, ekoparty, and actively researches Active Directory security. He is also a veteran Black Hat trainer.

Gil Kirkpatrick CTO, ViewDS Gil is a long-time identity industry expert and Microsoft Directory Services/Enterprise Mobility MVP. He is well-known for authoring numerous Active Directory articles and his work as the founder of the Directory Experts Conference.

Sean Metcalf CTO, Trimarc Security, LLC Sean Metcalf is the creator of the ADSecurity.org blog and one of ~100 people globally who holds the Microsoft Certified Master Directory Services (MCM) certification. Sean presented on Active Directory attack and defense at Black Hat, Bsides, DEF CON, DerbyCon, Shakacon and Sp4rkCon security conferences.

Rohan Vazarkar Senior Operator, SpecterOps Rohan is an operator and developer for SpecterOps. He has spoken at numerous security conferences including DEF CON, Black Hat, SANS Hackfest, and more. He conducts research and releases tactics for leveraging security weaknesses in Windows based platforms. Rohan is the co-author of the BloodHound analysis platform and has contributed to other open source projects such as Empire and EyeWitness.

Adam Driscoll Software Architect, STEALTHbits Technologies Adam Driscoll is a Microsoft MVP, frequent speaker, open-source developer and author. He is an expert in PowerShell and maintains the PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio.

Darren Mar-Elia Head of Product, Semperis A 14-year Cloud and Datacenter Microsoft MVP and founder of GPOGuy.com, Darren has a wealth of experience in Identity and Access Management. Darren was the CTO and founder of SDM software, a provider of Microsoft systems management solutions.

Sean Deuby Identity Architect, Edgile, Inc. Sean is a solutions architect for Edgile, where he focuses on Active Directory, Azure AD and EM+S hybrid identity solutions. Before joining Edgile, Sean was technical director at Windows IT Pro where he has over 400 published articles.