Paul previously served as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at HD Vest Financial Services and has over 20 years of various security experiences. Those experiences include time spent as a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, leading a global information security program for DynCorp International’s logistics and air operations for various government contracts, and leading the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Aviation Division vulnerability management program. Paul also takes part in the Strategic Threat Assessment & Response (STAR) work group lead by the IRS to help protect taxpayers and the integrity of the tax ecosystem. In addition, Paul has been a finalist in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 for Certified CISO of the Year through EC-Council and now serves on the awards committee. Paul also serves on a variety of Cyber Security Advisor Boards and has a deep dedication to the information security community by mentoring other security professionals.
Paul holds a Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Systems Security and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Information Technology from Colorado Technical University. Paul also holds the following information security certifications, Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manger (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and GAIC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).
Nikesh Dubey – C|CISO, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC is the recipient of an international Award for his work and contributions to the information security industry. He was recognized as the finalist for the CISO of the Year Global award by EC-Council in 2013 for contributing to the Information Security Industry, showing tremendous professional growth and achievement and promoting strong innovative security practices. He was the recipient of ISACA’s Harold Weiss Award for outstanding Achievement for sustained contributions to the IT Governance, Risk and Compliance community through innovative concepts, tireless drive, leadership and passion. An experienced Information Security & GRC Professional, he has had the opportunity to understand core issues, real-world challenges, various implementations and stakeholder expectations of Information Security and GRC programs. He has authored and published articles internationally on innovative Assurance and technology concepts. Nikesh continues to contribute and support Global drivers, Key players and proponents of Information Security and Assurance programs. A strong advocate of Security and GRC principals, he serves as the CISO for AGC Networks (USA) and is leading AGC’s Security Advisory practice in North America.
With more than 25 years of management on Information Technology, Change Management and Security experience, Carlo is currently Chief Information Security Europe at Essilor International.
Carlo is responsible for providing strategic information security leadership promoting the establishment of European security standards, solutions and best practices across the 120 Essilor subsidiaries across Europe.
He holds several professional certifications including C|CISO. Carlo also earned a bachelor in Industrial Chemistry and a Master in Business Sciences. He also has extensive knowledge and experience on ISO 27k, Change Management, Scrum Agile, Technology Innovation, and Transformation.