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Ready For Anything: Build a Cyber Resilient Organization


In an age of exponentially more data, connected devices and computing power, there are more ways for attackers to breach an organization than ever before. Teams are challenged to manage these threats as they deal with too many disparate tools from too many vendors, an enormous security and IT skills shortage, and a growing number of compliance mandates.

In the struggle to keep up, organizations are not doing a good job of mastering the security fundamentals. We believe that with the right approach, technologies and experts, we can fight back. Hear from clients and IBM leaders how we deliver security and resiliency at the scale and speed necessary to protect businesses against the challenges of today, and tomorrow.

Featured Sessions Keynotes
Keynote Theater, Mandalay Bay Ballroom
Tue (March 20), 12:30PM PT


Marc van Zadelhoff

General Manager, IBM Security, IBM

Marc van Zadelhoff is the General Manager for IBM Security, the fastest-growing enterprise security company in the world. Before taking over as head of the IBM Security business, a business he helped IBM architect several years ago, Marc was Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Product Management for the division.

In his leadership role, Marc continues to help clients around the world develop a security strategy and employ the best technologies to meet their specific security needs. He is responsible for leading the IBM Security team in the development and delivery of software and services offerings that protect enterprises with intelligent, integrated security solutions and expertise.

Marc received an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business and a BA in Economics from Bowdoin College. He lives outside of Boston with his wife and three daughters.

Ted Julian

VP Product Management and Co-Founder of Resilient, IBM, IBM Resilient

Ted is a well-known, highly regarded figure in the security and compliance markets. Over the last 12 years, he has conceived and launched multiple successful security start-ups across software, hardware, and professional services. He served as the founding VP of Marketing at Application Security, the leading provider of database security solutions. Prior to Application Security, Ted was a company founder and Chief Strategist (functionally the VP of Marketing) at Arbor Networks (acquired by Danaher), a leading network security firm whose technology protects the backbone networks of virtually every provider around the globe. Prior to Arbor, Julian was a company founder and VP of Marketing at @stake, the premier digital security consulting firm (acquired by Symantec). He got his start in high tech as an industry analyst at International Data Corporation (IDC) and Forrester Research.

Mike Errity

Vice President IBM Resiliency Services, North America, IBM

Mike Errity is Vice President of IBM Resiliency Services in North America for IBM Global Technology Services. He manages the consulting, sales and delivery team implementing industry-leading service processes to create client value and earn loyalty. Mike and his team work with clients to design and deploy solutions for business resiliency and to mitigate operational risk.

Wendi Whitmore

Global Partner, IBM Security Services, IBM

Wendi Whitmore is a technical leader with 15 years of diverse experience in incident response, proactive and strategic information security services, intelligence and data breach investigations. At IBM, Wendi was instrumental in creating IBM X-Force IRIS which includes the global X-Force Incident Response, Proactive Services and Threat Intelligence practices. In her role, Wendi leverages people, infrastructure, data and technology to drive the capabilities of detection and defense against targeted threats for client organizations throughout the world.

Richard Puckett

VP – Security Operations, Strategy & Architecture, Thomson Reuters