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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.

Motivational Speaker

Motivational Speaker

Dr. Andrew H Campbell

Director, International Peace and Leadership Institute, and Author of ‘Chaos is a Gift’ and ‘Peace Leadership’, United States of America

Dr. Andrew Campbell is the Director, International Peace and Leadership Institute, provides emerging leadership research and leadership development and training programs on a leader’s role in the international, national, and nongovernmental organization designed for conflict prevention, conflict resolution practitioners conducting executing peacemaking, peacekeeping, and peacebuilding activities within the post-conflict resolution and peaceful leadership. Also, Dr. Campbell as a retired senior military officer works for the Department of Defense specializing in Cyber-Security, Counter-Terrorism, Global Building Partnership and Security Cooperation. Dr. Campbell possesses a Doctorate of Global Leadership from the Institute of Indiana Technology, Fort Wayne, IN. and a Master of Diplomacy in International Conflict Management and Terrorism from Norwich University, Northfield, VT.

He is an Adjunct Professor for the Air Force Command and Staff College, Norwich University, and the US Office of Personnel Management at the Federal Executive Institute. Dr. Campbell is a recognized national and international speaker on peace development and strategic leadership such as the World Society of Victimology at The Hague 2012, Peace Leadership Conference 2017, International Leadership Association 2011-2020, and European Consortium for Political Research 2015-2017. He is widely published in national, international journals, with book chapters on such as Leadership Education in Transitional Justice in Promoting Global Peace and Civic Engagement through Education and Forgiveness and Reconciliation as an Organizational Leadership Competence in Transitional Justice in the International Journal of Servant Leadership. His recent published book on Global Leadership Initiatives for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, a ground-breaking book on Peace Leadership: Self-Transformation to Peace explores leadership theories and practice models to conceptualize the intersection of leadership within conflict management and resolution.

Dr. Campbell's research in Chaos is a Gift: Leading Oneself in Uncertain and Complex Environments addresses today's most pressing leadership challenges in an academic, business, and security environment.

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

Application Security Lead for SAP Labs India & Director of Security & Data Privacy, 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.

Speakers

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 - 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 a lot of international experience to work in teams and individually, in multiple countries and several cultures: France, Germany, UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, India & Dubai

He has worked for some of the fortune 500 companies such as: ASML, ABNAMRO Bank, RBS Bank, EPEXSPOX, Equens, Government of The Netherlands:

  • Worked 5+ years in the IT & Cybersecurity Training & Education, Internationally.
  • 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 18 cybersecurity certifications (such as RCCE, CCISO, Forensics, cryptography & Penetration Testing etc.) He speaks 4 languages: English, Dutch, Hindi & Bhojpuri.

Priya Mouli

Director - Cyber Security, Privacy, Compliance & Emerging Technology Strategy, KPMG, 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).

Shweta Chawla

Founder and Chief Investigator, SC Cyber Solutions Founder, Association of Women in Information Security (AWISEC), India

Shweta A. Chawla is an independent digital forensic investigator with nearly 15 years of experience in digital forensic and cyber investigations. She heads her own forensic investigation firm SC Cyber Solutions in Pune, and has acted as consultant to various police departments in investigations into cyber crimes in addition to handling private cases for individuals and corporates. Shweta also conducts training workshops for corporate, banking and government institutes, like Symantec, Oracle, Savitribai Phule Pune University, the Reserve Bank of India, the Maharashtra Police Academy, the Telangana State Police, the Indian Air Force, Defence Services Staff College at Wellington, and Head Quarters, Southern Command. She is a regular guest faculty at CDAC Pune and NIBM for modules on Cyber Forensics and Investigation as well as on Cyber Security and Cyber Laws. She also works closely with students in many engineering colleges and guides them in digital forensics projects.

Shweta is an invited member of the prestigious, international High Technology Crime Investigation Association, as well as of the Cyber-investigation Analysis Standard Expression (CASE) community and is also the founder president of the Association of Women in Information Security (AWISEC). Shweta speaks regularly on the role of women in technology and has been a speaker at conferences like Grace Hopper Conference India (GHCI). Besides, Shweta is actively involved in spreading information security awareness across schools and colleges in and around Pune.

Ganesh Kannan

Senior Consultant and Director, Symbiz Solutions, Singapore

Ganesh is an enthusiastic and passionate IT leader with over two decades of rich industry experience as a senior consultant, trainer and entrepreneur. He has worked and consulted large enterprises & financial institutions like Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse, J & J, JPM and NatWest.

He is well experienced in Agile project management & Coaching, DevOps, Quality Assurance and Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

He enjoys mentoring aspiring and experienced IT professionals & teams from diverse backgrounds.

Shiva V. N Parasram

Director / Lead Penetration Tester and Forensic Investigator, CFSI Trinidad & Tobago

Shiva V. N Parasram is the Executive Director and CISO of the Computer Forensics and Security Institute (www.CFSI.co) which specializes in penetration testing, forensics and advanced Cybersecurity training.

He has actively been in the field of Cybersecurity since 2004 and possesses an MSc in Network Security from Anglia Ruskin University with distinction and has over 13 international certifications in Cybersecurity and Networking. He is a certified Cybersecurity and Forensics Instructor and has trained hundreds in the fields of Penetration Testing, Cybersecurity, Forensics and Networking throughout the Caribbean over the past 16 years.

He is currently partnered with international companies including Fujitsu (Trinidad) as the lead trainer for advanced cybersecurity courses facilitated by CFSI. Shiva is also the author of three books from Packt Publishing including Digital Forensics with Kali Linux First and Second Editions and Kali Linux: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing 4th Edition. He has delivered workshops, lectures and keynote speeches regionally for ISACA, Caribbean universities and colleges, the Trinidad & Tobago Law Associations and many other institutions.

Nitin Sharma

Cybersecurity Speacialist, India

Nitin Sharma is a Cybersecurity Researcher, DevSecOps Professional and a Published Author, currently working in a reputed Product-based organization. With over 5 years of experience, Nitin has gained expertise in security automation, cloud security and technical cyber risk assessments. He currently holds Comptia CySA+ and Comptia Pentest+ certifications along with 4 different AWS Certifications which includes DevOps Professional and Security Specialty.

He is a core member of AWS User Group Delhi NCR and Information Warfare Center - CyberSecrets community being actively involved in supporting various community events. He maintains his own blog as "4hathacker.in" which is related to AWS, Linux, Python, Cybersecurity, Automation, etc. He has made prominent contributions in different books from CyberSecrets Publications with chapters associated to COVID-19 Cyber Scams, Vulnerability Assessments and CVE Detection using NMAP, Ripping Apart Trickbot Traffic, Network Forensics, Incident Response, etc. His first book, "Securing Docker - The Attack and Defense Ways" can be considered as a Container Security Field Manual while understanding in-depth about practical security concerns with container workloads.

In his free time, Nitin helps out people across the globe at Quora for all their queries around Cybersecurity, DevOps, Privacy and Data Breaches. His hobbies include reading Indian Mythological Stories and Cycling.

Sunder Singh Khari

Co-Founder Blue code security solutions, Cybersecurity trainer & Senior security consultant, India

Sunder’s passion lies firmly on three pillars:

  • Enriching companies in building and improving their strategies, programs and underlying processes
  • Mentoring individuals as well as aiding in their quest for Information Security trainings
  • Enhancing and developing curriculum.

As Senior Security consultant & Corporate Trainer- IT & Information Security he has 12+ years of IT experience & 2+years as a freelance cybersecurity trainer.

As Certified Cybersecurity Instructor he delivered 500+ cybersecurity trainings and holds15 + Cybersecurity certifications.

Internationally, he has experience working in Germany, Gulf area, Qatar, Saudi Arab, Dubai, Africa, Bangladesh & Singapore:

  • Worked for: Koenig Solutions, HCL & IACM Smart Learn
  • Delivered training for: E&Y, Orange, Ericsson, HCL, Dell, Netapp, Vmware, Cygatre, Siemens, Accenture, KPMG, Wipro, Infosys, Dubai Police, Commerial Bank of Ethiopa, Oman Police, Central Bank Nigeria, Ethio Telecom, Safaricom Kenya, Nigerian Petroliam, SOEBIT The Netherlands, Government of India.

Amarjit Labhuram

Lead Penetration Tester @ MacroSec Ltd, Kenya

Amarjit Labhuram is a co-founder and Director of MacroSec Ltd. Amarjit has been working in the information security industry since 2013. He has led various engagements with teams and has significant experience working within a wide variety of business sectors such as government agencies, insurance, manufacturing, retail, finance and FinTech.

Amarjit has been involved in Red Team / Adversary Simulation operations and offensive capability development with a strong interest in Microsoft Windows system programming.

He is conducting active research, which include, developing custom implants and improving the Tactics Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) used during Simulated Attack operations.