Whether you’re a seasoned IT infrastructure professional or data security expert, Forward will empower you with the technical knowledge and insight to secure your organization’s most valuable asset: your data. Hear as security and IT industry experts share their strategies and best practices to keep business data secure and readily available during cyber attacks and operational failures.
Director, Producer & Writer
Director, producer, writer, and actor Spike Lee is a provocateur and media icon who revolutionized the role of Black talent in cinema. His body of work includes over 35 films that have earned him six Academy Award nominations, the 2015 Honorary Oscar for extraordinary achievement in filmmaking, two Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, and both the 2019 Oscar and BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for BlacKkKlansman.
Former Federal CIO
Suzette Kent was appointed the Federal CIO in January of 2018. Before taking the role of Federal CIO, Suzette spent over 29 years in the financial services industry where she served as a principal at EY, partner at Accenture, consulting president at Carreker Corporation, and Managing Director at JPMorgan. She has been a frequent speaker in global industry forums, publisher of thought leadership pieces, and holds patents in banking processes.
Senior VP, Unit 42, Palo Alto Networks
Wendi Whitmore serves as senior vice president for Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks. She is a globally recognized cybersecurity leader, with two decades of experience building incident response and threat intelligence teams that have helped clients solve some of the world’s largest and most complex breaches.