Meet our speakers

Bruce Schneier
CTO IBM Resilient & Special Advisor at IBM Security

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is the author of 14 books – including the New York Times best-seller “Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World” – as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter “Crypto-Gram” and his blog “Schneier on Security” are read by over 250,000 people. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, a fellow at the Belfer Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He is also a special advisor to IBM Security.

Bruce Schneier

Erno Doorenspleet
Global Executive Security Advisor, IBM Security

Erno Doorenspleet is part of IBM Security X-Force threat inteligence team. He is a Global Executive Security Advisor and Security CTO IBM Netherlands. Erno has more than 20 years of experience in IT, covering Security & Risk Management, Governance & Operations and Outsourcing. He is a national and international speaker on the relationship of Cyber Security, Information Technology, Cloud computing and Internet of Things, and has had articles published on these topics.

Erno Doorenspleet

Kevin Skapinetz
Vice President of Strategy and Design, IBM Security

Kevin Skapinetz, Vice President for Strategy and Product Design, is responsible for driving IBM’s security strategy and delivering products and services to protect customers from cyberthreats. He recently led worldwide product strategy, planning and design for IBM Security, and has been instrumental in building the IBM Security unit into one of the largest security companies in the world.

Kevin Skapinetz

Charles Henderson
Global Head of IBM X-Force Red

Charles Henderson is the Global Head of IBM's X-Force Red. Throughout his career, Charles and the teams he has managed have specialized in network, application, physical, and device penetration testing as well as vulnerability research. X-Force Red’s clients range from the largest on the Fortune lists to small and midsized companies interested in improving their security posture. Charles is also an enthusiastic member of the information security community and an advocate of vulnerability research. He has been a featured speaker at various conferences (including Black Hat, DEFCON, RSA, SOURCE, OWASP AppSec USA and Europe, and SXSW) around the world on various subjects relating to security testing and incident response. He has also appeared on or in CBS Evening News, CNN, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, USA Today, The Register, SC Magazine, Engadget, eWeek, Reuters, Car & Driver, and various other media outlets.

Charles Henderson