McAfee Executive Summit Australia 2010

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McAfee Executive Summit 2011
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Gerhard Watzinger BioGerhard Watzinger
Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, McAfee

Gerhard Watzinger is responsible for guiding the McAfee global business strategy and development. Watzinger has helped accelerate the international expansion of McAfee and has directed the company through numerous successful mergers and acquisitions, which have resulted in record revenue growth and increased market share.

Prior to joining McAfee in 2007, Watzinger was chief executive officer of SafeBoot Holdings B.V., a leading enterprise security software vendor for data encryption and user authentication. With vast experience in information technology and global business development, Watzinger grew SafeBoot from a small, owner-operated company to an internationally recognized IT security firm with Fortune 500 customers in more than 70 countries.

Before SafeBoot, Watzinger served as chief executive officer at iGate, where he expanded the company’s outsourcing and offshore businesses to several thousand employees. His other managerial positions include partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ consulting division, and managing director for Capgemini International.

In addition to keynoting a number of events throughout his career, Watzinger is on the board of directors at Mastech, a publicly traded IT outsourcing company in Pittsburgh.

Watzinger has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Technical University of Munich in Munich, Germany.


Steve Redman BioSteve Redman
President, Asia Pacific, McAfee

Steve Redman is responsible for all business operations for McAfee in the Asia Pacific region, including North Asia, South East Asia, India, Australia and New Zealand.

Prior to joining McAfee in January of 2008, Redman spent eight years at EMC, most recently as vice president of Asia Pacific. In this position, Redman had responsibility for the field operations of EMC Software Group across Asia Pacific and Japan. Before he became the region's vice president for EMC Software Group, Redman was managing director of EMC Australia and New Zealand. He has also held senior management positions with Rockwell Electronic Commerce, Lucent Technologies and Fuji Xerox.

Redman holds a diploma in A/C engineering and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Macquarie University. He is also on the Nobel Laureates Advisory Board, and is an associate lecturer in the MBA program at the University of Technology, Sydney.

 

Stuart McClure BioStuart McCLure
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Risk & Compliance, McAfee

Stuart McClure oversees the McAfee risk and compliance product line, including sales, engineering, product management, product marketing, strategy, quality assurance, and customer support.

Previously, McClure was responsible for the overall business operations and strategy for the McAfee Risk and Compliance Business Unit. Prior to McAfee, McClure was executive director of security services for Kaiser Permanente, a $34-billion healthcare organization, served as senior vice president of global threats and research at McAfee, where he led an elite global security threats team, and was founder, president, and chief technology officer of Foundstone, Inc. (now McAfee Foundstone), a product and consulting company empowering U.S. government agencies and Fortune Global 500 companies to continuously and measurably manage and mitigate risk.

Widely recognized for his extensive and in-depth knowledge of security, McClure is today one of the industry’s leading authorities in information security. He co-authored “Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions,” which has been translated into more than 30 languages and is considered one of the definitive computer security books. A widely published and acclaimed security visionary, McClure has more than 22 years of technology and executive leadership with profound technical, operational, and financial experience.

McClure holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and holds numerous certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Network Engineer (CNE), and Check Point Certified Security Engineer (CCSE).

 

Candace Worley BioCandace Worley
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Endpoint Security, McAfee

Candace Worley is responsible for defining and executing the strategic direction for the McAfee endpoint security business. Worley leads the engineering, marketing, and sales functions that drive worldwide growth for this area of the business, including McAfee’s anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, web security, desktop firewall, intrusion prevention, network access control, application control, and encryption products.

Worley has been with McAfee since 2000 and has 17 years of cumulative enterprise product management technology experience. Before joining McAfee, she spent seven years with Mentor Graphics where she led a team of product managers responsible for electronic design automation and electronic component software.

Worley has a bachelor’s degree in management from Oregon State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Marylhurst College (now Marylhurst University).

 

Mike Sentonas BioMichael Sentonas
Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific, McAfee

Michael Sentonas is responsible for driving the integrated security architectures and platforms that have propelled McAfee into a leadership position in digital security, with a focus on the Asia Pacific region (APAC). His background in sales and engineering enable him to drive innovation and optimize product direction and development.

With McAfee since 2000, Sentonas was previously responsible for Sales Engineering and Services in APAC. He has over fifteen years experience in the IT industry, focusing on internet security solutions with past roles including software development, security consulting and management.

An active public speaker on security issues, Sentonas shares his experience and gives regular insights in technology trade publications and on technology centric Web sites. He has spoken around the world at sales conferences, customer and non-customer conferences and contributes to various government and industry associations’ initiatives on security.

 

Greg Brown BioGreg Brown
Vice President Product Marketing Network Security, McAfee

Greg Brown is responsible for managing the go-to-market strategy for McAfee’s network security business. He champions value delivery and leads core functions that drive growth for this area of the company.

Prior to this position, Brown was part of McAfee’s network intrusion prevention product management team. In this role, he sponsored industry leading advances in network security integration with McAfee's systems and risk management product lines.

Brown has more than 15 years of experience in the network security and telecommunications industry, working with silicon technology vendors, security software/hardware vendors and service providers. He has provided design consultant services for national IT security infrastructure programs on four continents, and was the principal designer for first time national internet infrastructure programs in more than 30 countries.

 

Scott Chasin BioScott Chasin
Chief Technology Officer, SaaS, McAfee

Scott Chasin is responsible for the technological vision of the McAfee Content & Cloud Security business. He leads the engineering function that drives growth for this area of the business, including McAfee’s email and web security and data loss prevention products. The content security solutions span on-premise software, gateway appliances, and cloud-based Security-as-a-Service offerings.

Prior to its acquisition by McAfee in 2009, Chasin served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of MX Logic. He was also CTO and Chief Visionary for USA.NET, helping establish the company as one of the first global providers of Internet-based email and advanced messaging services.

Widely recognised as a leading visionary in the messaging industry, Chasin pioneered the development and marketing of internet messaging and collaboration technologies. He is credited with the launch of the first web-based email consumer service, and he delivered the first IP-based commercially hosted messaging service supporting thousands of businesses and millions of end users worldwide. He also created and moderated the first full-disclosure security discussion list, Bugtraq, and was a key contributor to the creation of the first open-source, one-time password system, S/Key.