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Joe Maglitta, Editorial Director, Interop

Joe Maglitta is Editorial Director at Interop. An-award-winning technology writer and editor, Joe has served in senior event and editorial roles at top media companies. He has created innovative programs and content for dozens of leading technology companies, agencies, and research firms.  Follow and connect with him at

Andrew Shikiar, Executive Director & CMO, FIDO Alliance

Andrew Shikiar brings extensive experience driving awareness and adoption of emerging B2B technologies to his role as Executive Director and Chief Marketing Officer at the FIDO Alliance - a non-profit industry association focused on eliminating the world’s dependence on passwords by creating and driving adoption of open standards for simpler, stronger user authentication.

Eric Wu, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Okta

Eric is a Senior Product Marketing Manager for Hybrid Access at Okta. Prior to Okta, Eric worked at VMware as a product marketer for four and a half years and touched upon different aspects of product marketing such as go-to-market strategy, customer intelligence, and pricing & packaging. Eric lives in the SF Bay Area and enjoys skiing, scuba diving, and traveling during his free time.  

Khizar Sultan, Senior Director, Access Solution Strategy, CyberArk

Khizar Sultan leads Product and Solution Strategy for Identity and Access Management products. Khizar is focused on working with CyberArk’s Sales, Marketing and Product teams to align our solutions to industry trends and our customers’ needs. Previously, Khizar has led Global Solution Engineering teams, working with hundreds of Enterprise customers on complex identity challenges.

Sara Peters, Editor in Chief, Information Week, Network Computing

A journalist for 20 years, Sara Peters has spent most of her career covering cybersecurity and enterprise IT, with a dash of basketball on the side. Before joining InformationWeek and Network Computing, she was senior editor at Dark Reading and a featured columnist for Bleacher Report.

Fatimah Adelodun, Information Security Manager, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Reading

Doug Simmons, Principal Consulting Analyst, Identity and Security, TechVision Research

Doug Simmons brings more than 35 years of experience in IT security and identity and access management (IAM). He has performed hundreds of engagements as the subject matter expert, and for the past several years has led a team of senior consultants focused solely on IT security, risk management and IAM. 


Core Competencies                                                     * Blockchain-based Identity Management

* Identity Lifecycle Management                                     * Virtualization and Synchronization

* Single Sign-On                                                           * Information Security Assessments

* Access Management                                                   * Cloud Security

* Mobile Device Security                                                * Role Engineering

* Federated Identity Management                                   * Public Key Infrastructure

* Authentication Services                                               * Physical/Logical Convergence

* Directory Services                                                       * Zero Trust

Egdares Futch, IT Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank

Kaylia Young, Founder, Identity Woman in Business

Kaliya Young, widely known as Identity Woman, is an expert in decentralized/self-sovereign identity. She has committed her life to the development of an open-standard-based layer of the internet that empowers people. Kaliya runs a global consultancy with her partner Lucy Yang, a seasoned business strategist for emerging technology, to help organizations of all sorts adopt, develop and invest in decentralized identity in the most strategic manner. 

In 2005, Kaliya co-founded the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) to bring together technologists who want to see decentralized identity come into being. In the 17 years the IIW community has been meeting, it created standards being used all over the internet, like OpenID Connect and OAuth and an initiation ground for collaborations that have led to multi-million dollar projects. In 2016, she began the Identity Ecosystem Map project and collaborated in leading its development. She is the co-founder of HumanFirst.Tech, a project focused on the needs of diverse communities and building an inclusive industry.

Kaliya has been named one of the most influential women in tech by Fast Company Magazine. She has presented keynotes to Identiverse and Gartner's Identity and Access Management Summit in London. She has spoken at many industry events, such as the K(no)w Identity conference, EMMA's IEES conference, DWeb Summit, European Identity Conference, Gnomedex, Data Week, Privacy Identity and Innovation, NIST's IDTrust Conference. She has been quoted in a range of media including the New York Times, MIT Technology Review, Business Week, and ReadWriteWeb.

Kaliya is currently active on a range of industry expert groups (a list of industry affiliations is here). She has worked directly with the US Government (NSTIC & DHS S&T) and the Government of British Columbia. She was an active contributor to the World Economic Forum Rethinking Personal Data Project for its duration 2010-2014.  

In 2017, Kaliya graduated from the first cohort of the Masters of Science in Identity Management and Security program at the University of Texas at Austin. Her masters report, Domains of Identity, is a comprehensive framework explaining all the domains of identity where individuals personal data ends up in databases. She co-authored the Comprehensive Guide to Self-Sovereign Identity.

Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Emerging Technologies, Omdia

Tammy Moskites, CEO, Founder, CISO, CyAlliance

Tammy has 30 years of experience and is noted by her peers to be a results-driven and passionate executive leader with expertise envisioning and leading IT Security and Technology organizations. She has traveled the globe working with CISO’s/CIO’s and government entities on strategy and foundational security. Amongst the many areas she is involved in; she is a member of the ISACA Cyber Security taskforce, a member of the ISSA and a Distinguished Fellow with the Ponemon Institute. Her security and leadership expertise has been in quoted, blogged and written about online, in articles and magazines around the world, including FORBES “Meet the Woman Powering the Fight Against Cybercrime”, Australia Woman of the Week and the cover of CSO Magazine. She is a highly sought after global speaker not only on security and governance, but also about career building and mentoring. Recipient of one of the top IFSEC Global CyberSecurity Thought Leaders for 2018!

Wendy Schuchart, Editor in Chief, ITProToday and Data Center World


John Yeoh, Global Vice President of Research, Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)