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.

Lee Berg Technical Product Manager, STEALTHbits Technologies Lee is a Microsoft MVP, speaker, blogger and content producer. When Lee is not building Cybersecurity Software in his day-job, He is active in managing and presenting at user groups, meetups, and conferences around the world. Lee is focused on Automation, Security, Monitoring, and IoT.

Jorge de Almeida Pinto Identity Engineer/Architect/MVP, Rabobank Jorge has a very strong focus on and passion about Microsoft Identity & Access Management technologies, both on-premises and in the cloud. He blogs at “Jorge’s Quest For Knowledge!” and has been a Microsoft MVP for Identity and Access Management since 2006.

Michael Dubinsky Head of Product Management, Luminate Michael is an experienced entrepreneur and product executive leading Luminate’s product strategy and execution. Prior to joining Luminate, Michael was leading the product team for Aorato and successfully launched the product as Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics, achieving wide enterprise customer adoption.

David Lundell Principal Consultant, Identity Managed Author of FIM Best Practices, founder of Identity Managed, 11 time Microsoft MVP, 20+ years in software development, database administration, directory services implementation, systems administration and of course Identity Management. MBA, BS Computer Engineering University of Arizona MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA, and various MCITP certifications. David has spoken at multiple Identity related Conferences.

Nitika Gupta Program Manager – Identity Protection, Microsoft Nitika is a program manager at Microsoft who specializes in protecting enterprises and consumers from cybercrime. She focuses on the security experiences for identity protection, conditional access and multi-factor authentication.

Brian Desmond Principal, Ravenswood Technology Group Brian is a Microsoft infrastructure expert who specializes in the implementation of Microsoft security, mobility, and infrastructure solutions. He is the author of two books on Active Directory and a Microsoft MVP for Enterprise Mobility.

Allen Brokken Azure Infrastructure Technical Solution Professional Allen has over 20+ years of experience in architecting and deploying Identity and Security solutions in large enterprise. He currently works with Microsoft helping customers architect secure and reliable cloud infrastructures. He has attained a number of industry certifications in CyberSecurity and Microsoft technologies.

Michael Grafnetter Security Researcher and Trainer Michael is an expert in Active Directory security. He is the author of the DSInternals PowerShell module and Thycotic Weak Password Finder, tools used by security auditors and penetration testers worldwide. In the role of a security consultant, he has performed multiple security audits at large enterprises, mostly financial institutions. Michael is a former PowerShell MVP.

Jeremy Palenchar Orcas Consulting, Chief Technology Officer Jeremy is Orcas’ Chief Technology Officer with responsibility for technical strategy and solution development. He is also responsible for Orcas’ Hybrid Cloud Identity and Federated Identity practices which have a focus on implementing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. He is a Microsoft Certified Architect in Directory Services, and holds a CISSP certification. He has spent 10+ years in the professional services field and 4 years in the financial services industry.

Joe Kaplan Identity Architect, Accenture Joe Kaplan is an Identity Architect in Accenture’s internal IT organization where he focuses on solving real world problems for a large, complex business. Joe is a Microsoft MVP in Enterprise Mobility and is a co-author of the .NET Developer’s Guide to Directory Services Programming.

Chistoffer Andersson Principal Advisor, Enfo Christoffer is a principal advisor at Enfo. Directory Services expert and former Microsoft MVP, Chisroffer has developed and released several tools to manage various features in Microsoft Windows and Active Directory, such as Fine Grain Policy Tool and ESEDump. He acts on the field as a consultant and a trainer where he is involved in large and complex Active Directory and Identity Management Projects, that involves Design, Deployments, Delivering Heath Checks and Reviews.

Hed Kovetz CEO & Co-Founder, Silverfort Bio: Hed Kovetz is the CEO and Co-Founder of Silverfort, the provider of next-generation multi-factor authentication solutions. Prior to founding Silverfort, Hed served in product leadership positions at Verint, where he led the company’s nation-scale cybersecurity platform. Hed previously served as Group Leader at the 8200 elite Cyber unit of the Israel Defense Forces, where he received the unit’s excellence award and the Chief of Intelligence Corpe Award for Innovation.

Guy Teverovsky CTO, Semperis Guy is a co-founder of Semperis and has spent the last decade working closely with multiple large-scale enterprise customers, assisting with the design, architecture, implementation and optimization of IAM-related technologies.

Mickey Bresman CEO, Semperis Mickey is a co-founder of Semperis and leads the company’s overall strategic vision and implementation. A long-time enterprise software expert, Mickey began his technical career in the Navy computing technical unit over a decade ago.