Matthew Bishop

Co-Director Cyber Security Lab, University of California at Davis

Matthew Bishop received his Ph.D. in computer science from Purdue University, where he specialized in computer security, in 1984. He was a research scientist at the Research Institute of Advanced Computer Science and was on the faculty at Dartmouth College before joining the Department of Computer Science at the University of California at Davis.

William Caelli

Retired Director at International Information Security Consultants Pty Ltd, Emeritus Professor, Science and Engineering Faculty, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security at Queensland University of Technology and a founding member of CISSE

Emeritus Professor William J (Bill) Caelli, AO - Retired Director of cybersecurity consultancy company IISEC Pty Ltd, Emeritus Professor of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Adjunct Professor at Griffith University and Advisor to the School of Business and Tourism at Southern Cross University.

Leigh Ann DeLyser

Director of Education & Research, CSNYC / CSforAll Consortium

Leigh Ann DeLyser is a lifelong advocate of computer science education. Leigh Ann is currently the Director of Education and Research at CSNYC and co-chair of the national CSforAll Consortium.

Matt Heff

Senior Manager of Sands Global Cybersecurity, Sands Corp.

  • Developing Synergy, Partnerships and Shifting the Cybersecurity Education Paradigm

Since 1998, Matt Heff has been stopping cyber criminals. In January 2016, he joined Sands Corp as their Senior Manager of Global Cybersecurity – responsible for training and developing their world-class cybersecurity team. This includes the Venetian and Palazzo Resorts in Las Vegas, in addition to other properties globally from Macau to Sigapore and now Pennsylvania.

Carsten Maple

University of Warwick, Chair of the Council of Professors and Heads of Computing, UK (representing more than 800 Professors and Heads at more that 100 UK Universities along with ISC²)

  • Accreditation of Degrees in the UK

Professor Carsten Maple is Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering at WMG's Cyber Security Centre (CSC). He is the director of research in Cyber Security working with organisations in key sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and the broader public

Nancy R. Mead

Software Engineering Institute Fellow, Principal Researcher

Nancy R. Mead is a Fellow and Principal Researcher at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI). Mead is an Adjunct Professor of Software Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently involved in the study of security requirements engineering and the development of software assurance curricula.

Eugene Spafford

Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (courtesy), Professor of Communication (courtesy), Professor of Philosophy (courtesy), Professor of Political Science (courtesy), Executive Director, Purdue CERIAS

Dr. Spafford's current research interests are focused on issues of computer and network security, cybercrime and ethics, technology policy, and social impact of computing. He is the founder and executive director emeritus of the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS).

Colin Williams

Director SBL, Honorary Fellow University of Warwick, Visiting Professor De Montfort University

Colin Williams joined SBL (Software Box Ltd) in 1994, initially in the capacity of MoD (Ministry of Defence) contract manager. In a now distant previous life, he was Head of History, Senior House Master and Assistant Deputy Head at a residential school in the north of England.