Full Name
Elisabeth Case
Job Title
Manager of cyber product and underwriting strategy
Company
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Speaker Bio
Elisabeth Case manages cyber product and underwriting strategy across the globe for Liberty Mutual Insurance Global Risk Solutions. Elisabeth is leading the buildout of a global cyber framework and the development of Liberty Mutual’s flagship cyber product.
Elisabeth Case
Full Name
Mea Clift
Job Title
Advisory CISO
Company
Liberty Mutual
Speaker Bio
Mea Clift is a distinguished cybersecurity leader with a remarkable multi-decade career defined by her unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and mission-driven cybersecurity practices. She represents the pinnacle of excellence in cybersecurity leadership, demonstrated through her professional accomplishments, contributions to thought leadership, and investment in developing the next generation of Cybersecurity practitioners. Recently joining Liberty Mutual as Advisory CISO, Cyber Risk Engineering, she provides technical guidance to commercial underwriters evaluating the cyber risks of organizations, and advisory services to insureds, educating on trends and opportunities for maturity. In previous roles, Mea led cyber efforts at a top water and wastewater consultancy firm, where she highlighted the increased risk of cyber threats in this Critical Infrastructure arena. She is also a respected mentor and advocate for diversity and inclusion in the cybersecurity field, having built a stellar reputation for credibility with executive management, key clients, and employees. Notably, Mea was the recipient of the Cyversity Mentor of the Year Award in 2023, a testament to her outstanding contributions to the field. As an educator, Mea participates heavily in mentorship programs with Cyversity and ISACA and teaches a Fundamentals of GRC class twice a year for Cyversity members. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with 4 greyhounds and is a dedicated quilter and quilt historian.
Mea Clift
Full Name
Bill Brenner
Job Title
SVP of Content Strategy
Company
CyberRisk Alliance
Speaker Bio
As the SVP of Content Strategy at CyberRisk Alliance, Bill Brenner oversees the development and execution of content strategy across the organization, which provides business intelligence and information services to the cybersecurity community. His mission is to deliver high-quality, relevant, and engaging content that informs, educates, and connects the audience with the latest trends, insights, and solutions in the field.
Bill Brenner
Full Name
Paul Wagenseil
Job Title
Custom Content Strategist
Company
CyberRisk Alliance
Speaker Bio
Paul Wagenseil is custom content strategist for CyberRisk Alliance, leading creation of content developed from CRA research and aligned to the most critical topics of interest for the cybersecurity community. He previously held editor roles focused on the security market at Tom’s Guide, TechNewsDaily.com, SecurityNewsDaily.com, and spent nearly 10 years at FoxNews.com.
Paul Wagenseil
Full Name
Keegan Keplinger
Job Title
Senior Security Researcher
Company
eSentire
Speaker Bio
Keegan Keplinger is a Senior Security Researcher at eSentire with experience in detection engineering, incident reconstruction, and educational outreach. Keegan uses data-driven methods to help decision-makers understand security challenges in the wild.
Keegan Keplinger
Full Name
Spence Hutchinson
Job Title
Staff Threat Intelligence Researcher
Company
eSentire
Speaker Bio
Spence is a Staff Threat Intelligence Researcher with the Threat Intelligence team. As part of the broader Threat Response Unit, TI is responsible for monitoring the threat landscape and working with fellow TRU members to respond to ongoing threats. Spence graduated with an advanced diploma in Computer Security and Forensics prior to joining eSentire as an analyst in 2013 and has held various analytical, training and leadership roles since
Spence Hutchinson
Full Name
Neko Papez
Job Title
Sr. Manager of Cybersecurity Strategy
Company
Menlo Security
Speaker Bio
Neko Papez has a background in cybersecurity strategy, product marketing, account management, account development, and insurance sales. With experience at companies like Menlo Security Inc., Proofpoint, Domo, and Online Image, Neko has a proven track record of exceeding sales goals, managing teams, and creating successful marketing campaigns. Neko's entrepreneurial spirit and strong business education have been key factors in their success in various roles throughout their career.
Neko Papez
Full Name
Julian Mihai
Job Title
Chief Information Security Officer
Company
Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Speaker Bio
Julian Mihai is serving as the Chief Information Security Officer at Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, a leading academic medical center based in Philadelphia, PA. Julian is an information security leader with extensive experience in the industry. He is responsible for all aspects of the enterprise cybersecurity program across clinical, reseach, and education lines of business. Prior to joining Penn Medicine, he held multiple senior and technical leadership roles in enterprise cybersecurity and technology at the Cleveland Clinic, HCSC/Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL, Microsoft, Motorola, and several technology startups.

Julian positions cybersecurity as a key enabler of the organization’s mission, in addition to its more traditional role in risk management. He has helped multiple organizations transform lagging security functions into cutting-edge cybersecurity programs that drive competitive advantage. He is passionate about collaboration with the security community to disrupt the status quo and leapfrog the industry into the future. As a thought leader, he enjoys advising security technology companies, as well as speaking at leading security and healthcare technology conferences on emerging topics in cybersecurity.
Julian Mihai
Full Name
Matthew Cerny
Job Title
CISO
Company
Integralife
Speaker Bio
Matt Cerny is a highly experienced cybersecurity professional with over 18 years of experience in the field. In addition to his cybersecurity expertise, he also has 10 years of experience in infrastructure. He holds several industry cyber security certifications and serves as a governing body member of different security communities in the mid-Atlantic region, demonstrating his commitment to staying at the forefront of the industry. Currently, he serves as the Director of Cyber security at a global life sciences company, where he is responsible for protecting the organization from cyber threats and ensuring the security of its digital systems.
Matthew Cerny
Full Name
Ryan Bowman
Job Title
VP of Solutions Engineering
Company
ThreatLocker
Speaker Bio
Ryan Bowman is the VP of Solutions Engineering at ThreatLocker, an Orlando-based cybersecurity firm providing Zero Trust endpoint security to customers around the world. Ryan is an IT and Security professional with 25+ years of experience in corporate IT and MSP leadership. Ryan leads of team of engineers who are dedicated to ensuring the success of Zero Trust implementations for all ThreatLocker customers' solutions to protect organizations from cyberattacks.
Ryan Bowman
Full Name
Chahak Mittal
Job Title
Cybersecurity Governance Risk and Compliance Manager; Member of Cybersecurity Collaborative’s Detroit chapter
Company
Universal Logistics Holdings
Speaker Bio
As a leading expert in global compliance policies and frameworks, Chahak Mittal has successfully guided numerous organizations in implementing robust security measures and adhering to international standards. As a member of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology, she actively works toward creating a more diverse and inclusive technology industry.
Chahak Mittal
Full Name
Matt Johansen
Job Title
Head of Software Security, Reddit
Company
Reddit
Speaker Bio
Over the last two decades, Johansen has helped make hundreds of organizations more secure. His mission is to leave the Internet a more secure place than he found it. He has helped organizations handle billions of users' information securely and increase brand trust among their customers. He is currently the Head of Software Security at Reddit.
Matt Johansen

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