Jerry Davis is the Director of the Information Technology Directorate and Chief Information Officer at NASA Ames Research Center located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California. Jerry’s primary mission is to provide thought leadership and technology solutions in support of NASA’s mission to answer mankind’s most pressing questions: How did we begin, are we alone and what is our future?
In addition to his CIO role, Jerry also serves as the Program Executive for NASA’s global Security Operations Center. Previously, Jerry held the position as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for NASA and the Director of Information Assurance for the Department of Education. Jerry held the distinction as the longest-serving CISO in the federal government prior to his appointment to Ames.
In his more than 20 years in the technology and security profession, Jerry has been a security consultant with several Fortune 500 management consulting firms and served as a Special Operations Program Officer with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) within the National Clandestine Service. Jerry is also a Fellow with the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, a Washington, DC Think Tank.
Jerry is a decorated Marine Corps combat veteran and holds a master’s degree in network security and has done doctoral studies in Information Systems. On three occasions, Jerry has been selected as one of the 50 most influential leaders in Technology and has also been selected as the federal government CISO of the Year, the North American Security Executive of the Year and the Turner Broadcasting System Cybersecurity Trailblazer.
Chris Pogue is the Chief Information Security Officer, Nuix, and a member of the US Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force.
Chris is responsible for the company’s security services organization; he oversees critical investigations and contracts, and key markets throughout the United States. His team focuses on incident response, breach preparedness, penetration testing, and malware reverse engineering.
Over his career, Chris has led multiple professional security services organizations and corporate security initiatives to investigate thousands of security breaches worldwide. His extensive experience is drawn from careers as a cybercrimes investigator, ethical hacker, military officer, and law enforcement and military instructor.
In 2010, Chris was named a SANS Thought Leader.
Chris served in the United States Army as a Signal Corps Warrant Officer and Field Artillery Sergeant. He distinguished himself as an honor graduate from a variety of army academies and schools and received multiple awards and commendations for excellence.
Dominic Vogel is a firm believer in delivering sustainable security that supports and protects business goals. Having worked within large and globally diverse organizations he has extensive security experience that has been forged over the past decade as an information security professional.
Dominic is well regarded as a skilled communicator having been a security blogger for the renowned IT website TechRepublic. He has performed as a keynote speaker for BrightTALK Security Summits, Cyber Security Summit West, Blancco Security Days, NYIT Cyber Security Symposium, Vancouver IEEE Career Day, Vancouver Enterprise Forum, ISACA Cybersecurity Nexus 2016, Global Mining Summit 2016, and InfoSecWorld 2017.
Currently, in his role as Chief Strategist at Cyber.SC, Dominic focuses much of his energy on helping startups and small/midsize businesses with their cyber security challenges. His company also specializes is performing on-demand cyber security services for understaffed and overburdened larger enterprises.Chris Patteson BIO
Chris Patteson has more than two decades experience in supply chain across multiple IT domains including operations, reverse logistics, security and supply chain technology. Recent initiatives include working with FedEx Global Security and Internal Audit to modernize their governance, risk and compliance platforms, and currently working with FedEx information security on architectures related to risk systems and risk data science.
Currently serving as Director – Transaction Risk: Countermeasures and Intel, he is driving advanced data modeling techniques, creating actionable intelligence for managing FedEx risk. Patteson received his undergraduate degree in industrial engineering from the University of Tennessee and has a MBA in strategic management from Christian Brothers University.