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International Speakers Around the World

With technology influencing all spheres of our lives from businesses to everyday lives, a secure life in the virtual world is important too, just as in the physical world. ‘Rocheston Reinvent Summer Conference 2021’ will capture and showcase the three key aspects of cybersecurity: Digital forensics, Cyberthreat Intelligence, and SOC Deployments.

The three-day conference (May 14th – 16th) will bring together experts and global keynote speakers to address attendees on innovative technologies in the field of cybersecurity. With over 20 Speakers, Rocheston Reinvent Summer Conference 2021 will bring together senior decision-makers and business leaders from the computing industry to share experiences, discover new ideas, and discuss the hottest emerging technologies and solutions that are reshaping the cybersecurity sector.

Our Speaker list features bright minds who will energize the way you think and reveal surprising connections between life, business, and technology. We promise it would be a lucrative learning opportunity for your organization and an ideal platform to network with eminent cybersecurity leaders and professionals for fresh perspectives on acing the technologies of the new decade.

Bring your challenges and questions to be answered by your peers. Gain first-hand insights from the business and technology trenches and learn about overcoming challenges and opportunities captured in real life.

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Sunil David

Regional Director -IOT (India and ASEAN) AT&T Global Network Services India Pvt Ltd, India

Sunil David has 26 years of experience in the IT and Telecom industry and is currently the Regional Director ( IOT ) for AT&T India , and is based in Chennai . He is responsible for building the IOT strategy for the India and the ASEAN regions and working with various internal stakeholders to ensure successful execution , working on building a robust partner ecosystem for AT&T in the entire IOT value chain (Devices, Platforms and Applications ) and also working on a number of Marketing initiatives to help enhance the AT&T brand in the IOT space.

On 7th Feb 2020, Sunil was awarded as “ India’s Fastest Growing Leaders 2019-20- Pride of the Nation ” at the 13th edition of the Asian Business and Social Forum at Bangkok to recognize Asia’s greatest brands and leaders by an International media house Asia One Magazine part of UWG Holdings.

Sunil was recognized by the World Marketing Congress in Nov 2017 as one of the 50 Most Influential Digital Marketing Leaders across India . For two years in a row, - Sep 2018 and Sep 2019 , Sunil was honored with the “ Eminent Jury Member “ award at the Asian Business and Social Forum -2018 and 2019 : India’s Greatest Brand and Leaders 2017-18 and 2018-19 , Pride of India series organized by Asia One Magazine part of UWG Holdings .

Sunil has spoken at more than 50 Industry forums in India and abroad organized by leading industry bodies like COAI, CII, IAMAI , Cyber Media, NASSCOM , ASSOCHAM ,Geospatial , IET , Singex , Konnect Worldwide etc ) and Educational institutions including IIM Shillong, IIT Delhi , IIT Madras, SITM Pune , in the past 2 years on topics related to IOT , AI , Cyber Security , Digital Transformation etc . Sunil has also written articles related to Smart Cities, Industry 4.0, Digital Transformation , Disruptive Technologies, 5G, IOT Security for leading B2B publications from ADI Media and CIO Review that has a wide circulation among the CIO community in India.

Keynote Speaker

Sailaja Vadlamudi

Director - Security & Data Privacy, SAP Labs India Pvt Ltd, India

Sailaja Vadlamudi is a Top 20 Indian Women Security influencer, Author, Researcher Mentor & Global Advisory member. She has over 18 years of experience. She is handpicked to serve as the first Application Security lead for India Location & She is also the Director of Security and Data Privacy at SAP Labs India Pvt Ltd. She drives security strategy for SAP Labs India location and works towards building security culture in the region & responsible for leading all security initiatives. She was recently awarded as Women of excellence by the Indian Achievers Forum. She is noted speaker in at national and international forums.

As part of pro bono, she founded Women in Cybersecurity and Privacy (WiCSP), a non-profit organization that sensitizes and promotes the development, advancement, and inclusion of women in Security and Privacy domains focusing mainly on rural areas. In less than a year they were able to reach few thousands of citizens and students spanning across states of India on cyber hygiene during 2020. She is an innovator and researcher by her deeds, few of her most recent and notable contributions were lending her expertise on the Indian Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB-2019), Non-Personal Data Governance framework (NPD),Data Empowerment and Protection Architecture (DPEA), the Bureau of Indian Standards Security & Privacy Framework as a panel member and Publication on Robotics process automation and Cloud forensics.

Keynote Speaker

Vandana Verma

Security Architect, IBM, Global BoD, OWASP & InfosecGirls, India

Vandana is Security Solutions Architect at IBM India Software Labs. She is a member of the OWASP Global Board of Directors. She has experience ranging from Application Security to Infrastructure and now dealing with Product Security. She also works in various communities towards diversity initiatives InfosecGirls & WoSec. She has been Keynote speaker / Speaker / Trainer at various public events including Global OWASP AppSec events to BlackHat events to regional events like BSides events in India.

Vandana is a member of the Black Hat Asia Review Board as well as multiple other conferences including Grace Hopper India, OWASP AppSec USA to name a few. She is also one of the organiser of BSides Delhi.

She has been the recipient of multiple prestigious awards like One of the Top 50 Resilient CISO's and InfoSec Leaders by Dynamic CISO, Cyber Security Woman of the Year Award 2020 by Cyber Sec Awards, Application Security Influencer 2020 by Whitesource, Global cybersecurity influencer among IFSEC Global's "Top Influencers inSecurity and Fire" Category for 2019, Cybersecurity Women of the year award by Women Cyberjutsu Society in the Category “Secure Coder”. She has also been listed as one of the top women leaders in this field of technology and cybersecurity in India by Instasafe.


Haja Mohideen

President and CTO, Rocheston, New York

Mr. Haja Mohideen is the founder of Rocheston, a New York-based Benchmark & Standards Company with Accreditation services in Business, Education and Professional disciplines. The Distinguished Magazine, Distinguished Awards & Recognition Program, the Nebula Metric Framework, Distinguished Film Festival are some of the specialty products launched at Rocheston.

A Post graduate in Software Engineering from Staffordshire University, UK, with over 30 years of experience IT, Mr. Haja helped build a multi-million dollar business in the United States.

Mr. Haja has over 92 industry certifications in Software, Data Security and Internet Protocol from Microsoft, Apple, Google, Motorola, Intel, Cisco, HP, CompTIA and others. He owns multiple patents related to Mobile Phones and Operating Systems.

He resides in New York City and shuttles between Singapore, Manhattan and India.

He is the creator of ‘Certified Chief Innovation Officer’ and ‘Certified Master of Business Leadership (cMBL)’ certification and training programs to be launched in Universities and B-Schools around the world.

With multiple memberships at elite clubs around the world, Mr.Haja is a Liberal Arts student, sits in symphony and opera houses in Vienna, visits Museums and Art galleries, studies and reviews Films at major film festivals and speaks to student audiences around the world on Innovation, Disruptive Technologies, Creativity, Internet Security and IoT.

Soenil Soebedar

Founder, CEO SOEBIT, Cyber Security Consultant & Penetration tester, The Netherlands

Soenil Soebedar is a solution-oriented IT cyber security professional who spent more than 28 years in the IT sector which includes 18 years as a contractor and 8 years in the Cyber Security area as Penetration tester, PKI/Cryptography specialist, Senior Security Consultant, Senior SOC Specialist and Technical project leader in Security projects.

He has experience in a number of industries such as Finance and Banking, Energy, Government, Healthcare, Education and Consulting and worked on international projects in multiple countries and several cultures: France, Germany, UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, India & Dubai.

He has worked for more than 7 years for the European Power & Gas exchange market (EpexSPOT) with its HQ in Paris (for West Europe); worked 5+ years in the IT & Cybersecurity Training & Education field – International; worked 3 + years for the Government of The Netherlands – Division: Ministry of Justice and Security for customers as Custodial Institutions Agency (All Prisoner of NL) & Child Care and Protection Board as Senior Security Consultant & Penetration Tester. He holds 17 cybersecurity certifications, such as RCCE, Forensics, Cryptography, Pentesting etc. In January 2021 he also received CCISO certification.

Sujatha Yakasiri

Sr Computer Scientist, EdgeVerve (An Infosys Company), India

Sujatha Yakasiri is working as Sr Computer Scientist - Product Security at EdgeVerve (An Infosys Company). She is a well experienced cyber security professional with 14+ years of IT experience and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker(CEH), speaker and mentor.

She is passionate about increasing the women representation in the field of cyber security and strives to contribute to the cyber-security community across the globe. She is a Head Advocate for women in cyber security at National Cyber Defense Research Center, Mentor & Gurukul trainer for Women Wizards Rule Technology (W2rt by NASSCOM), Director for Development of Cloud Security Alliance Bangalore Chapter, Founding member of BSides Bangalore (International Information Security Conference) and Co-chair of W-CS (Women in Cybersecurity - SIG of ISSA).

She has been a global speaker at various cyber security conferences and communities. Listed in many company’s hall of fame for responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities and also published security articles.

Sujatha received many accolades for her contributions to the cyber security community. She was awarded with Women in Tech Mentor of the year as part of Women Leadership Influencers Awards (2020) by Kamikaze Media.

Priya Mouli

Director, Technology Risk Management, United States of America

Priya has over 13 years of seasoned experience supporting global organizations with their IT Risk Strategy spanning the areas of Cyber Security, Regulatory Compliance, Privacy and Data Protection She is currently a Director in KPMG’s Technology Risk Consulting practice, where she has helped build and operationalize Tech Risk programs from ground up or revamping aspects of this in terms of bringing to them process improvement and automation opportunities.

Priya holds an MBA from IIM-B, has a CISS, has authored thought leadership publications featured globally and by multiple press agencies and is passionate about evangelizing and spreading awareness on cyber risk. Apart from her work schedules, Priya also writes poems, globetrots, learns new languages and learns more about wildlife.

Sergiu Zaharia

Cyber Security Officer, Huawei Technologies, Romania

Sergiu began his cyber security career in 1999 as IT security engineer with Defence Intelligence, focusing on network security and cryptology, gathering multi-disciplinary experience as Chief Information Security Officer with telco, banking and retail players.

As a member of Business Continuity Management and Crisis Management groups of excellence in Deutsche Telekom, Sergiu benefited from a know-how transfer from top global cyber resilience experts. He was leading the Security Center of Excellence of BearingPoint in Romania, delivering security services, including penetration testing, security assessments and cyber strategy advisory to European customers across several sectors. Sergiu has a master’s degree and a merit diploma in IT Security from the Military Technical Academy of Bucharest and started his PhD with the aim of improving application security review through machine learning algorithms and natural language processing.

Currently, he is acting as Cyber Security Officer for Huawei Technologies, Romania, and received the Best CyberSecurity Ecosystem Award 2020 for Huawei, from the Digital Transformation Council of Romania.

Mayur Parmar

eJPT |Cyber Security researcher | CTF Player | Trainer, India

Mayur Parmar has acquired his skills by pursuing his Masters in Digital Forensics and Information Security from Gujarat Forensic Sciences University currently known as National Forensic Sciences University. On the work front, Mayur has so far reported more than 200 bugs and helped to secure organizations such as NCIIPC, OYO, Lenskart, Department of Defence(US army), Lenskart, Verizon, Tenable, Acer, Oneplus, etc.

Mayur's statement was printed in Digital Media (October-2019) on bug bounty in the Times of India newspaper. He has conducted various training programs along with this his 7 CVE's were published in the year (2020) and also has ranked in the top 25 in Hackerone Leaderboard (2021) India. With his practical and professional skills, Mayur is certified in eJPT(eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester).