Agenda

The agenda is subject to changes.

Keynotes
Use Cases
Innovation
Research

Wednesday, June 5

Registration Opens, Grand Ballroom Salon A

7:30 AM

Expo Hall Opens, Yosemite Room

8:00 AM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Welcome remarks and introduction to confidential computing

9:00 AM
Keynotes

Raluca Ada Popa Associate Professor, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, and Co-Founder, Opaque Systems, UC Berkeley, Opaque Systems

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Raluca Ada Popa

Raluca Ada Popa

Associate Professor, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, and Co-Founder, Opaque Systems, UC Berkeley, Opaque Systems

Raluca Ada Popa is an Associate professor at UC Berkeley. Raluca co-founded and co-directs the RISELab and SkyLab, labs aiming to build secure intelligent systems for the cloud and for the sky of clouds, respectively, and the DARE program for promoting diversity and equity. As faculty, she was awarded the ACM Grace Murray Hopper award 2021, a Sloan Research Fellowship, J. Lepreau Best Paper Award, Distinguished Paper Award, J. and D. Gray Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching of Computer Science, Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship, NSF CAREER, Bakar Faculty Fellowship, and was selected to the list of 35 innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review. She has been a co-founder and the President of Opaque Systems and co-founder (and served as CTO) of PreVeil.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

New Trends in Confidential Computing

9:15 AM
Keynotes

Aaron Fulkerson Chief Executive Officer, Opaque Systems

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Aaron Fulkerson

Aaron Fulkerson

Chief Executive Officer, Opaque Systems

Aaron Fulkerson stands at the forefront of AI innovation as the CEO of Opaque Systems, a pioneering company dedicated to accelerating AI innovation through confidential data for trusted AI. With a distinguished career spanning over two decades, Aaron is a seasoned technology executive and entrepreneur renowned for his strategic vision and ability to drive hyper-growth across various stages of tech businesses, from dynamic startups to established enterprises.

Before taking the helm at Opaque Systems, Aaron made significant contributions as a VP and GM at ServiceNow, spearheading Product Growth in the Customer Workflows business. He helped triple the business in two years. Further showcasing his innovative vision, Aaron introduced ServiceNow Impact. This groundbreaking product created a new category and emerged as ServiceNow’s fastest-growing segment in the company’s history. His journey in the tech industry began at Microsoft, laying a solid foundation for his entrepreneurial venture as the Founder and CEO of MindTouch. This company left a lasting impact on digital collaboration and customer engagement platforms.

Aaron’s career is marked by a consistent track record of crafting, launching, and scaling groundbreaking businesses and products millions use globally. At Opaque, he is driving the future of AI by ensuring data privacy, security, and sovereignty, thereby establishing a new benchmark for trust in AI technologies. His work is not just about innovation; it’s about building a trustworthy ecosystem where AI can flourish securely and ethically, paving the way for transformative advancements across industries.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Advancing Confidential Computing and its Ecosystem

9:30 AM
Keynotes

Mike Bursell Executive Director, Confidential Computing Consortium, Confidential Computing Consortium

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Mike Bursell

Mike Bursell

Executive Director, Confidential Computing Consortium, Confidential Computing Consortium

Mike Bursell is the Executive Director of the Confidential Computing Consortium. He is one of the co-founders of the Enarx project and was Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Profian, a start-up based on Enarx. He has previously served on the Governing Boards of the CCC and the Bytecode Alliance and currently holds advisory board roles with various start-ups.

Previous companies include Red Hat, Intel, and Citrix, where he held roles in security, virtualization, and networking. After training in software engineering, he specialized in distributed systems and security. He regularly speaks at industry events in Europe, North America, and APAC.

Professional interests include confidential computing, WebAssembly, Linux, trust, open source software, security, distributed systems, blockchain, and virtualization.

Mike earned his MA degree from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from the Open University. He is the author of "Trust in Computer Systems and the Cloud," which was published by Wiley. He holds over 100 patents and previously served on the Red Hat patent review committee.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Confidential Computing: Elevating Cloud Security and Privacy

9:55 AM
Keynotes

Mark Russinovich Chief Technology Officer of Azure, Microsoft

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Mark Russinovich

Mark Russinovich

Chief Technology Officer of Azure, Microsoft

Mark Russinovich is Chief Technology Officer and Technical Fellow for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft’s global enterprise-grade cloud platform. A widely recognized expert in distributed systems, operating systems and cybersecurity, Mark earned a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. He later co-founded Winternals Software, joining Microsoft in 2006 when the company was acquired. Mark is a popular speaker at industry conferences such as Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Build, and RSA Conference. He has authored several nonfiction and fiction books, including the Microsoft Press Windows Internals book series, Troubleshooting with the Sysinternals Tools, as well as fictional cyber security thrillers Zero Day, Trojan Horse and Rogue Code.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

From risk to resilience: Strategies for building a secure foundation for gen AI

10:20 AM
Keynotes

Karthik Narain Group Chief Executive, Technology, Accenture

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Karthik Narain

Karthik Narain

Group Chief Executive, Technology, Accenture

Karthik Narain currently serves as Group Chief Executive, Technology at Accenture. His role spans cloud, data and AI, enterprise & industry technologies and security, as well as technology ecosystem partnerships and its Advanced Technology Centers. He is a member of the Global Management Committee.

Karthik is also Chair of the Board of Avanade, Accenture's joint venture with Microsoft.

Prior to his appointment as Group Chief Executive, Karthik served as the lead for Accenture Cloud First and the company's Data & AI business. In these roles, he led teams helping clients move, shape, and operate their businesses in the cloud and unlock the power of data & AI. Since the formation of Cloud First in 2020, the cloud has become a top growth driver for the company. Accenture is recognized as a leader in cloud services market share and thought leadership by the technology ecosystem and industry analysts. Karthik has a track record of investing in the development of people, having tripled cloud-certified talent in the past three years. He has extended the company's leadership with ecosystem partners and driven substantial investments in solutions, acquisitions, and talent to keep Accenture at the forefront of the industry.

Most recently, Karthik helped define Accenture's approach and establish an early lead in generative AI through investments in its Generative AI Center of Excellence, new, signature thought leadership pieces, new ecosystem partnerships, and a new data and AI strategy for the company.

Karthik, who joined Accenture in 2015, brings a diverse set of experiences to his role as Group Chief Executive. Over his 24-year career, he has led many strategic and innovative programs for clients across a variety of industry sectors, including financial services, high tech, and software and platforms. Karthik previously led Accenture Technology in North America, helping guide Global 2000 brands in using the power of the cloud and other technologies to transform their businesses. He is also an active sponsor in the Technology Women's Executive Leadership program, supporting the growth of Accenture's most senior women leaders in Technology.

Break, Yosemite Room

10:45 AM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Show Me the Money: The Business Value of Confidential Computing

11:00 AM
Keynotes

Anand Pashupathy Vice President and General Manager Security Software and Services Division, Intel Corporation

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Anand Pashupathy

Anand Pashupathy

Vice President and General Manager Security Software and Services Division, Intel Corporation

Anand Pashupathy is Vice President and General Manager of Security Software & Services Division in the Software and Advanced Technology Group. He leads a team of senior executives to deliver security software technologies and services that activate and differentiate silicon security features while cultivating a high standard of security and operational and cultural excellence. Anand is also responsible for Intel's Confidential Compute vision, strategy, and execution. Previously, Anand has held many engineering, program-wide, and General Manager leadership roles at Intel. Additionally, Anand has been granted six patents. Anand is a strong advocate for women and underrepresented people in technology. He also serves as the Executive Sponsor for an internal employee resource group. For his advocacy and leadership contributions to diversity and inclusion, Anand received the 2023 Global Diversity and Inclusion Achievement Award for Executive Advocate for D&I. Outside of work, Anand and his family love to travel and experience cultures from around the world. He earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, and a Master's degree in Computer Science, and has been with Intel since the 1990s.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

The Age of Confidential AI

11:25 AM
Keynotes

Nelly Porter Director of Product Management, Encryption & Trusted AI, Google

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Nelly Porter

Nelly Porter

Director of Product Management, Encryption & Trusted AI, Google

Nelly Porter is a Confidential Computing Lead at Google with more than 10 years of experience in platform security, viruses, PKI, crypto, authentication, and authorization field. She is working on multiple areas in Google, from root of trust, Titan, to the Shielded and Confidential Computing. She holds 25 patents and defensive publications. Prior to working at Google, Nelly spent some time working at Microsoft in the virtualization and security space, at HP Labs advancing clustering story, and at Scientix (Israel) as a firmware and kernel driver engineer. She has two sons, both of whom are in the computer science field, and one of them is working for Google.

Sam Lugani Product Lead, Confidential Computing, Google

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Sam Lugani

Sam Lugani

Product Lead, Confidential Computing, Google

Sam Lugani is the product head for Confidential Computing at Google. Sam started his professional career working as a software engineer at Cisco before venturing into product centric roles at FireEye, Synack and later at Google. He completed his MS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and his MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. He is an avid hiker and dabbles in photography & film making.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Confidential Computing Use Cases Panel, Moderated by Ben Lorica

11:50 AM
Keynotes

Ben Lorica Industry Consultant and Host of Data Exchange Podcast, Gradient Flow

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Ben Lorica

Ben Lorica

Industry Consultant and Host of Data Exchange Podcast, Gradient Flow

As founder and host of the Data Exchange podcast, Ben Lorica is a highly respected data scientist, having served leading roles at O'Reilly Media (Chief Data Scientist, Program Chair of the Strata Data Conference, O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference, and TensorFlow World), at Databricks, and as an advisor to startups. He serves as co-chair for several leading industry conferences: the AI Conference, the NLP Summit, the Data+AI Summit, the Ray Summit, and K1st World.

Ayal Yogev Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Board member, Anjuna Security

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Ayal Yogev

Ayal Yogev

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Board member, Anjuna Security

Ayal is CEO and Co-founder of Anjuna Security. Ayal has 20 years of experience in the enterprise security market, serving most recently as VP of Product Management at SafeBreach. Prior to that, he led the Umbrella product management team at OpenDNS, which was acquired by Cisco in 2015 for $635M. Ayal has also held senior product management positions at Lookout and Imperva, and he was part of Imperva's IPO in 2011.

Ayal holds an MBA with honors from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and a B.Sc. Summa Cum Laude in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University.

Mark Russinovich Chief Technology Officer of Azure, Microsoft

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Mark Russinovich

Mark Russinovich

Chief Technology Officer of Azure, Microsoft

Mark Russinovich is Chief Technology Officer and Technical Fellow for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft’s global enterprise-grade cloud platform. A widely recognized expert in distributed systems, operating systems and cybersecurity, Mark earned a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. He later co-founded Winternals Software, joining Microsoft in 2006 when the company was acquired. Mark is a popular speaker at industry conferences such as Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Build, and RSA Conference. He has authored several nonfiction and fiction books, including the Microsoft Press Windows Internals book series, Troubleshooting with the Sysinternals Tools, as well as fictional cyber security thrillers Zero Day, Trojan Horse and Rogue Code.

Aaron Fulkerson Chief Executive Officer, Opaque Systems

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Aaron Fulkerson

Aaron Fulkerson

Chief Executive Officer, Opaque Systems

Aaron Fulkerson stands at the forefront of AI innovation as the CEO of Opaque Systems, a pioneering company dedicated to accelerating AI innovation through confidential data for trusted AI. With a distinguished career spanning over two decades, Aaron is a seasoned technology executive and entrepreneur renowned for his strategic vision and ability to drive hyper-growth across various stages of tech businesses, from dynamic startups to established enterprises.

Before taking the helm at Opaque Systems, Aaron made significant contributions as a VP and GM at ServiceNow, spearheading Product Growth in the Customer Workflows business. He helped triple the business in two years. Further showcasing his innovative vision, Aaron introduced ServiceNow Impact. This groundbreaking product created a new category and emerged as ServiceNow’s fastest-growing segment in the company’s history. His journey in the tech industry began at Microsoft, laying a solid foundation for his entrepreneurial venture as the Founder and CEO of MindTouch. This company left a lasting impact on digital collaboration and customer engagement platforms.

Aaron’s career is marked by a consistent track record of crafting, launching, and scaling groundbreaking businesses and products millions use globally. At Opaque, he is driving the future of AI by ensuring data privacy, security, and sovereignty, thereby establishing a new benchmark for trust in AI technologies. His work is not just about innovation; it’s about building a trustworthy ecosystem where AI can flourish securely and ethically, paving the way for transformative advancements across industries.

Dave Reber Chief Security Officer, NVIDIA

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Dave Reber

Dave Reber

Chief Security Officer, NVIDIA

Lunch, Yosemite Room

12:30 PM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Confidential Data Panel, Moderated by Aaron Fulkerson

1:30 PM
Use Cases

Aaron Fulkerson Chief Executive Officer, Opaque Systems

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Aaron Fulkerson

Aaron Fulkerson

Chief Executive Officer, Opaque Systems

Aaron Fulkerson stands at the forefront of AI innovation as the CEO of Opaque Systems, a pioneering company dedicated to accelerating AI innovation through confidential data for trusted AI. With a distinguished career spanning over two decades, Aaron is a seasoned technology executive and entrepreneur renowned for his strategic vision and ability to drive hyper-growth across various stages of tech businesses, from dynamic startups to established enterprises.

Before taking the helm at Opaque Systems, Aaron made significant contributions as a VP and GM at ServiceNow, spearheading Product Growth in the Customer Workflows business. He helped triple the business in two years. Further showcasing his innovative vision, Aaron introduced ServiceNow Impact. This groundbreaking product created a new category and emerged as ServiceNow’s fastest-growing segment in the company’s history. His journey in the tech industry began at Microsoft, laying a solid foundation for his entrepreneurial venture as the Founder and CEO of MindTouch. This company left a lasting impact on digital collaboration and customer engagement platforms.

Aaron’s career is marked by a consistent track record of crafting, launching, and scaling groundbreaking businesses and products millions use globally. At Opaque, he is driving the future of AI by ensuring data privacy, security, and sovereignty, thereby establishing a new benchmark for trust in AI technologies. His work is not just about innovation; it’s about building a trustworthy ecosystem where AI can flourish securely and ethically, paving the way for transformative advancements across industries.

James Edwards Senior Director IT, Governance Planning and Strategy, Encore Capital Group

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James Edwards

James Edwards

Senior Director IT, Governance Planning and Strategy, Encore Capital Group

James has over 20 years experience in IT and financial services, including 15 years in leadership roles. Throughout his career he has been helping organizations drive business value from their data assets, apply governance and structure to IT projects and delivery and navigate the highly regulated world of financial services.

Eric Phillips Director of Product, The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative

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Eric Phillips

Eric Phillips

Director of Product, The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative

Eric Phillips is the Director of Product at The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative, a non-profit technology consortium within the insurance industry. Eric oversees the product development efforts within the consortium; he is responsible for leading innovative projects and driving the strategic vision of the consortium's product offerings to improve multi-party efficiencies and data exchange within the insurance industry. Prior to joining RiskStream, Eric spent 9 years at GEICO, where he held various leadership roles in insurance claims, including management positions within GEICO’s casualty, litigation, medical, and fraud departments. Eric’s experience in both product management and insurance claims allows him to serve as an innovator in the insurance technology space, dedicated to advancing the industry's approach to risk management through technology solutions.

Imperial Room A

The Need for Speed: How Confidential Computing Accelerates UX

1:30 PM
Use Cases

Parsa Attari Co-Founder, Portal Labs

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Parsa Attari

Parsa Attari

Co-Founder, Portal Labs

Parsa is one of the co-founders of Portal Labs, an enterprise blockchain infrastructure provider. His robust background includes cybersecurity across various sectors, including roles at Brex and Segment.

At Portal Labs, Parsa led the product and engineering teams, focusing on creating secure, scalable, and innovative blockchain solutions. He has been involved in merging confidential computing and cryptography to maintain the agility essential for a startup while simultaneously upholding our commitment to security.

Parsa is also a proud alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley.

Imperial Room B

Latest Azure Confidential Computing Services and Use Cases

1:30 PM
Innovation

Antoine Delignat-Lavaud Senior Principal Researcher, Azure Research, Microsoft

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Antoine Delignat-Lavaud

Antoine Delignat-Lavaud

Senior Principal Researcher, Azure Research, Microsoft

Antoine Delignat-Lavaud is a security researcher in Azure Research’s Confidential Computing group, whose focus is to build the secure cloud of tomorrow with hardware-based trusted execution technology, ensuring that all privacy-sensitive data remains isolated, encrypted and integrity protected thorough its lifecycle. He leads efforts on protocols, platform services, and hardware design with partner silicon vendors to make confidential machine learning available to privacy-sensitive industries like health care and financial services.

Imperial Room A

Leveraging PETs for Generative AI and Consortium Applications in Financial Services

1:50 PM
Use Cases

Vishal Gossain Partner, EY

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Vishal Gossain

Vishal Gossain

Partner, EY

Vishal Gossain has 20+ years of work experience gained by holding various modeling and risk strategy roles in the US, Canada, and Latin America. He currently leads the banking sector for risk consulting in EY Canada, where he acts as a "CRO" by designing risk solutions for his banking clients across credit risk, market risk, actuarial risk, financial crime risk, regulatory compliance, and conduct risk, process and controls risk, emerging risks, risk technology, ERP and risk architecture.

His most recent experiences included being Vice President of Global Risk Management at Scotiabank, where he was responsible for building lending models for all Canadian, Caribbean, and Central America retail (unsecured and secured) and small business lending portfolios for Scotiabank ($200+ b in receivables). He also oversaw retail regulatory models (IFRS9 and AIRB), and money laundering models globally across all asset classes (retail, commercial, capital markets, and wealth management) by leading a team of up to 125 members during his tenure. Some of his noteworthy earlier experiences include being head of credit risk for HSBC in Latin America, where he had overall second-line responsibility for life-cycle credit risk strategies across Mexican retail and small business secured and unsecured portfolios. He was also head of credit risk management at Capital One Canada, where he was accredited as a credit offer with credit lending authorities, and several risk management roles in the US at Capital One and HSBC, managing unsecured products up to $8 billion (US) in receivables from a credit risk perspective (co-branded and branded, omnichannel and full spectrum lending).

Vishal is also an avid champion of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML). He served on the board of the Machine Learning Applications of Systems That Learn Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and as Scotiabank's representative for the Real-time Secure Explainable Systems (RISELab) at the University of California at Berkeley and at Vector.AI in Canada.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Architects of Trust: Fireside Chat with Industry Leaders

2:00 PM
Use Cases

Mark Bower Vice President of Product and Go-To-Market, Anjuna Security

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Mark Bower

Mark Bower

Vice President of Product and Go-To-Market, Anjuna Security

Mark Bower is Vice President of Product and Go-To-Market at Anjuna Security, the leading multi-cloud confidential computing platform. Mark has two decades of experience at leading security companies in the U.S., Australia, U.K., and Germany. He is a noted expert in data protection, data privacy, and information risk reduction. Before joining Anjuna, where he owned product strategy for advanced confidential computing, he headed product and business strategy for Voltage Security (acquired by HPE) and the Atalla HSM business at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He most recently led product management for Amazon's payment cryptography business.

Justin Simonelis Director, Confidential Computing, RBC

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Justin Simonelis

Justin Simonelis

Director, Confidential Computing, RBC

Justin is the Director of confidential computing at the Royal Bank of Canada. He works with the Solution Acceleration and Innovation department, where he leads technology for RBC's data clean room platform.

Parsa Attari Co-Founder, Portal Labs

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Parsa Attari

Parsa Attari

Co-Founder, Portal Labs

Parsa is one of the co-founders of Portal Labs, an enterprise blockchain infrastructure provider. His robust background includes cybersecurity across various sectors, including roles at Brex and Segment.

At Portal Labs, Parsa led the product and engineering teams, focusing on creating secure, scalable, and innovative blockchain solutions. He has been involved in merging confidential computing and cryptography to maintain the agility essential for a startup while simultaneously upholding our commitment to security.

Parsa is also a proud alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley.

Imperial Room B

Closing the Gap

2:00 PM
Innovation

Nathaniel McCallum Principal Software Architect, Arm

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Nathaniel McCallum

Nathaniel McCallum

Principal Software Architect, Arm

Nathaniel is a Principal Software Architect at Arm where he uses his 20 years of technological innovation experience in application and operating system development, security and cryptography. When off the clock, he spends time with his loving wife and five children. For fun he dabbles in AI and the texts of the classical world.

Imperial Room A

The Privacy Paradox: PETs as Catalysts for Data Collaboration

2:10 PM
Use Cases

Mohammad Manzari R&D Manager, Deloitte Consulting

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Mohammad Manzari

Mohammad Manzari

R&D Manager, Deloitte Consulting

Mohammad leads the Privacy Enhancing Technologies R&D group at Deloitte Consulting. He has more than seven years of experience advising government agencies and publicly traded corporations on how to best implement their digital technology strategies.

Break, Yosemite Room

2:30 PM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Confidential Computing for the Enterprise: How ServiceNow puts Trusted AI to Work

2:45 PM
Use Cases

Senthil Kumar Venkatachalam Director AI Engineering, Digital Technology, ServiceNow

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Senthil Kumar Venkatachalam

Senthil Kumar Venkatachalam

Director AI Engineering, Digital Technology, ServiceNow

Senthil Kumar is responsible for product scalability, integration, and operations of AI services to ServiceNow's global customers. Additionally, he leads the AI policy and governance representing AI research and customer impact at ServiceNow. Previously, he has served as the head of data platform at Asurion, where he built the next generation mobile protection and insurance subscription platform impacting 280 million customers. Senthil holds a master's degree in engineering from UC Berkeley and enjoys staying up to date on the latest advancements in data and intelligent technologies.

Jake Broekhuizen Machine Learning Engineer, ServiceNow

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Jake Broekhuizen

Jake Broekhuizen

Machine Learning Engineer, ServiceNow

Jake is a Machine Learning Engineer for ServiceNow’s Data and Foundational AI team where he specializes in building AI products for ServiceNow’s internal organizations. Prior to being an ML engineer, Jake worked in engineering and product for ServiceNow’s Sales Commissions team, working on sales software infrastructure that supports over 6000 sellers. He holds a BSc in electrical engineering and computer science from UC Berkeley and is an avid cyclist and rugby player.

Imperial Room A

Confidential Computing: Preventing Fraud Through Secure Industry Collaboration

2:45 PM
Use Cases

Johan Bryssinck Head of AI Program and Federated AI, Swift

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Johan Bryssinck

Johan Bryssinck

Head of AI Program and Federated AI, Swift

Johan Bryssinck leads Swift's AI Program, Federated AI, Shared Services and Governance. He has more than 20 years' experience in leadership in corporate strategy, business transformation and innovation, technology, architecture, and capacity management. At Swift, Johan is driving the adoption of artificial intelligence to enhance its products and services and innovate with customers. He oversees banking, vendor, and FinTech partnerships to solve common industry challenges with artificial intelligence. 'Responsible AI' is central to how Swift employs the technology as a key enabler for instant and frictionless cross-border payment and security transactions. His career spans critical market infrastructures at SWIFT, CLS, and Euroclear.

Imperial Room B

The Intersection of Confidential Computing and Zero Trust

2:45 PM
Innovation

Jonathan Nguyen-Duy Field CISO Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, Intel

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Jonathan Nguyen-Duy

Jonathan Nguyen-Duy

Field CISO Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, Intel

Jonathan Nguyen-Duy is the Field CISO at Intel's Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, where he is the

global Zero Trust Practice Leader – developing solutions that ensure trusted digital experiences for better

business outcomes. Intel delivers AI anywhere, with built in security and safety – helping enterprises

create new and better ways for their customers, partners and employees to interact with their brand.

His 25+ year career spans tenure as Fortinet's Global Field CISO, and at Verizon, where he was the

Security CTO responsible for partnerships, the Verizon Cyber Intelligence Center, and the annual Verizon

Data Breach Investigations Report. Jonathan was also the GM of Verizon's Managed Security Services

business unit – leading over 500 security professionals, supporting thousands of customers around the

world.

Before joining to Verizon, Jonathan served with the U.S. Foreign Service in Central America working on

economic development and disarmament initiatives. He is a widely published security expert and an

award-winning industry speaker. Jonathan holds a BA in International Economics and an MBA in IT

Marketing and International Business from the George Washington University.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

A System for Minimizing LLM Hallucinations

3:05 PM
Use Cases

Atin Sanyal Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Galileo

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Atin Sanyal

Atin Sanyal

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Galileo

Imperial Room A

Towards the Goal of Confidential Computing (CC) Ubiquity -- Interoperability Efforts by Microsoft and Intel Towards Attestation Standardization

3:05 PM
Use Cases

Joe Linscott Senior Product Manager, Microsoft

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Joe Linscott

Joe Linscott

Senior Product Manager, Microsoft

Joe Linscott is a Senior Product Manager in Azure Security at Microsoft. Prior to Microsoft, he held various positions in cyber security including Senior Director of Product Strategy at PKWARE.

Raghuram Yeluri Senior Principal Engineer, Lead Security Architect, Intel Corp.

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Raghuram Yeluri

Raghuram Yeluri

Senior Principal Engineer, Lead Security Architect, Intel Corp.

Imperial Room B

Confidential Accelerators for AI Workloads

3:15 PM
Innovation

Joanna Young Product Manager, Google Cloud

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Joanna Young

Joanna Young

Product Manager, Google Cloud

Joanna Young is a product manager for Confidential VMs. She has been on the Google Confidential Computing team for 4 years. Prior to that, she was a product manager in the e-commerce and retail space and a consultant in the telecommunications sector.

Peter Gonda Software Engineer, Google Cloud

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Peter Gonda

Peter Gonda

Software Engineer, Google Cloud

Daniel Rohrer VP Product Security, Architecture, and Research, NVIDIA

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Daniel Rohrer

Daniel Rohrer

VP Product Security, Architecture, and Research, NVIDIA

Daniel Rohrer is VP of software product security, architecture and research at NVIDIA. In his 24 years at NVIDIA, he's led efforts to enhance AI security, deliver GPU confidential computing, and advance research efforts in secure platform design. Daniel has taken his integrated knowledge of "everything NVIDIA" to hone security practices, explore novel cybersecurity solutions, and help deliver some of the world’s most advanced and trustworthy computing platforms.

Imperial Room A

Strengthening Confidentiality with Multiple Attestations

3:25 PM
Use Cases

Jason Rogers Chief Executive Officer, Invary

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Jason Rogers

Jason Rogers

Chief Executive Officer, Invary

Jason is the Chief Executive Officer of Invary, a cybersecurity company specializing in validating the runtime integrity of operating systems and detecting sophisticated rootkits that confuse existing security stacks. Invary is based on an exclusive IP license from the NSA. Prior to joining Invary, Jason served as the Vice President of Platform at Matterport, which manages terabytes of spatial data from over 10 million physical properties and serves nearly 1 billion 3-D virtual tours a year. Jason has also successfully launched a consumer-facing IoT platform for Lowe's and developed numerous software products for Motorola.

Sonemaly Phrasavath Sr. Manager, Software System Design, AMD

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Sonemaly Phrasavath

Sonemaly Phrasavath

Sr. Manager, Software System Design, AMD

Sonemaly is a technical engineering leader with more than 15 years of experience with x86 and ARM-based server systems on multiple Linux distros and Windows. She relies on strong people skills to inspire and guide team members in defining and implementing innovative engineering solutions. Sonemaly is currently focused on two functional areas in AMD's Datacenter Ecosystem Application Engineering organization.

Dr. Wes Peck Chief Technology Officer, Invary

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Dr. Wes Peck

Dr. Wes Peck

Chief Technology Officer, Invary

Dr. Peck is the Chief Technology Officer of Invary, a cybersecurity company that protects from novel zero-day attacks.

He is accomplished in large-scale software platform architecture, embedded systems, team building, and building novel software solutions that provide direct value to customers.

Dr. Peck served as the Primary Architect and Software Director of Matterport's government SaaS platform and was the Core Platform Director of Matterport's commercial platform and initial public offering on July 2021 NASDAQ:MTTR.

As the principal developer on the Iris Smart Home platform, Dr. Peck oversees the design and development of the embedded hub software (Zigbee and Z-Wave) and video streaming solution (H.264 and RTSP).

Dr. Peck earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Kansas with a focus on hardware/software co-design, operating systems, trusted platforms, and specification refinement.

Break, Yosemite Room

3:45 PM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Sovereign Private Cloud - A Confidential Computing Solution for the Italian Public Administration

4:00 PM
Use Cases

Matthieu Legre Vice President of Product, CYSEC SA

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Matthieu Legre

Matthieu Legre

Vice President of Product, CYSEC SA

Matthieu Legre is in charge of the product management of CYSEC's hardened Linux-based micro-distribution, ARCA Trusted OS, and its attestation VM launch solution.

Imperial Room A

Auditable and Verifiable Transparency with Trusted Execution Environment

4:00 PM
Innovation

Mingshen Sun Research Scientist, TikTok

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Mingshen Sun

Mingshen Sun

Research Scientist, TikTok

Mingshen Sun is a research scientist at TikTok, leading applications and innovations of trusted & confidential computing technologies. He also serves on PPMC of the Apache Teaclave (incubating) project.

Imperial Room B

Making Workplace Applications Confidential: Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, business AI

4:00 PM
Innovation

Bruno Grieder Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Cosmian

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Bruno Grieder

Bruno Grieder

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Cosmian

Bruno is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder at Cosmian, the leading platform to secure data and apps in a zero-trust environment. When Bruno was 12 years old, he fell into the magic potion of code and never recovered. Bruno loves developing as much as he enjoys mathematics. Bruno began his career as a developer, held various positions at Total Energy, a major energy company, and then became Technical Director of Europe at Quadrem (now Ariba SAP) before co-founding Amalto Technologies in 2005. The company quickly became the leader in e-invoicing for the oil and gas sector in the US. In 2018, Bruno co-founded Cosmian, seizing the potential of advanced cryptography to fuel privacy by default at the service of data protection. Bruno holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Securing Services at Meta with CVM Lift and Shift

4:20 PM
Use Cases

Henry Wang Software Engineer, Meta

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Henry Wang

Henry Wang

Software Engineer, Meta

Kevin Hui Software Engineer, Meta

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Kevin Hui

Kevin Hui

Software Engineer, Meta

Imperial Room A

Enterprise Case Studies in Data Sharing and Gen AI

4:30 PM
Use Cases

Teresa Tung Cloud First Chief Technologist , Accenture

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Teresa Tung

Teresa Tung

Cloud First Chief Technologist , Accenture

Imperial Room B

How Confidential Computing is Changing the World

4:30 PM
Use Cases

Laura Martinez Director, Security Marketing, NVIDIA

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Laura Martinez

Laura Martinez

Director, Security Marketing, NVIDIA

Laura is passionate about Confidential Computing and recently joined NVIDIA to help customers revolutionize their business with GPU performant security. Laura currently sits on the CCC Outreach committee and previously served as the director of data center security marketing where she worked on the industry’s first Confidential Computing solution in addition to playing a pivotal role in launching the Intel attestation service last year. Prior to joining Intel in 2017, Laura worked at UC Davis Health to advance health outcomes through AI. When she was at Trend Micro, she was the founding member of the beta department growing the customer base from zero to more than 100K in the first year. While continuing to manage that department, she channeled her love for children and technology to create Trend Micro’s first parental control solution to protect kids while online.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Confidential Computing for Enhanced Genomic Epidemiology

4:40 PM
Use Cases

Jonathan Monk Co-Founder and General Manager, Palmona Pathogenomics

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Jonathan Monk

Jonathan Monk

Co-Founder and General Manager, Palmona Pathogenomics

Jonathan Monk is Co-Founder and General Manager of Palmona Pathogenomics, a subsidiary of Avellino Labs, Inc. Jonathan leads the development of Palmona's infectious disease analytics platform. His background is in systems biology of infectious diseases and the development of AI/ML approaches to predict pathogen properties from genome sequences. His ultimate goal is to provide precision medicine for pathogens. Prior to co-founding Palmona Pathogenomics, Jonathan was a researcher in Dr. Bernhard Palsson's Systems Biology Research Group at UC San Diego. Jonathan received his Ph.D. from UC San Diego and his BSE from Princeton University. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles.

Harsh Sharma Data, AI Advisor, Avellino Labs

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Harsh Sharma

Harsh Sharma

Data, AI Advisor, Avellino Labs

Harsh Sharma serves as Data, AI Advisor to Avellino Labs. Harsh is passionate about promoting Confidential Computing and Federated AI architectures to enable privacy preserving , Trusted AI solutions and Use Cases in Healthcare and Life Sciences. Earlier, serving as Incubation Services Practice leader at Microsoft, Harsh was engaged in design and delivery of differentiated Industry Solutions to customers in Healthcare and Financial Services. Leveraging his Doctoral work in Human Genetics, he served as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale & Indiana University School of Medicine and leading Pharmaceuticals with deep focus on Genomics driven diagnostics and therapeutics.

Reception and Poster Sessions, Yosemite Room

5:00 PM

Thursday, June 6

Registration Opens

7:30 AM

Expo Hall Opens

8:00 AM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Trends in Confidential Data and AI

9:00 AM
Keynotes

Ion Stoica Professor, Executive Chairman, Anyscale, Executive Chairman, Databricks, and Board Member, Opaque Systems, UC Berkeley

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Ion Stoica

Ion Stoica

Professor, Executive Chairman, Anyscale, Executive Chairman, Databricks, and Board Member, Opaque Systems, UC Berkeley

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Toward AI Security Level 4: Protecting Model Weights

9:25 AM
Keynotes

Jason Clinton Chief Information Security Officer, Anthropic

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Jason Clinton

Jason Clinton

Chief Information Security Officer, Anthropic

Jason is Chief Information Security Officer at Anthropic. Previously, he led Chrome Infrastructure Security at Google. Earlier work includes ChromeOS build integrity, Android Pay security, digital coupons, beowulf computing, and secure thin clients. He's the author of Ruby Phrasebook and contributed to the GNOME project.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Towards Trustworthy Generative AI

9:50 AM
Keynotes

Professor Dawn Song Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Oasis Labs

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Professor Dawn Song

Professor Dawn Song

Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Oasis Labs

Dawn Song is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley, and Co-Director of the Berkeley Center on Responsible Decentralized Intelligence. Her research interest lies in AI and Deep Learning, Security and Privacy, and Decentralization Technology. She is the recipient of various awards, including the MacArthur Fellowship, the Guggenheim Fellowship, the NSF CAREER Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, the MIT Technology Review TR-35 Award, ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation Award, and numerous Test-of-Time Awards and Best Paper Awards from top conferences in Computer Security and Deep Learning. She is an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow and is ranked as the most cited scholar in computer security (AMiner Award). She obtained her Ph.D. degree from UC Berkeley. She is also a serial entrepreneur and has been named to the Female Founder 100 List by Inc. and Wired25 List of Innovators.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Securing AI Model Weights - Confidential Computing and Beyond

10:15 AM
Keynotes

Sella Nevo Director, Meselson Center, Senior Information Scientist, RAND

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Sella Nevo

Sella Nevo

Director, Meselson Center, Senior Information Scientist, RAND

Sella Nevo, the director of the RAND Corporation's Meselson Center, is dedicated to reducing risks from biological threats and emerging technologies. He is the lead author of an upcoming RAND report on securing frontier AI model weights from theft. He previously led the Karmel group at Google Research, which included the Google Flood Forecasting Initiative, providing flood forecasts and warnings globally alongside several other humanitarian and environmental efforts. He is a Venture Partner at Firstime, a venture capital firm that invests in climate startups. He also sits on the advisory board of ALLFED - the Alliance to Feed the Earth. He has previously been featured on Fortune's Change The World list and TheMarker's 40 Under 40, published in Nature, and has been an invited speaker at the United Nations, the World Bank, Harvard, Oxford, Yale, NeurIPS, and ICML, among other venues.

Break, Yosemite Room

10:40 AM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Regulations for Confidential Computing or Secure AI Panel, Moderated by Sal Kimmich

11:00 AM
Keynotes

Sal Kimmich Technical Community Architect, Confidential Computing Consortium

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Sal Kimmich

Sal Kimmich

Technical Community Architect, Confidential Computing Consortium

Sal has over a decade of expertise in computational architecture and cybersecurity, with a deep understanding of open-source licensing for AI and machine learning. As the Technical Community Architect for the Confidential Computing Consortium at the Linux Foundation, Sal promotes open source adoption in Privacy Enhancing Technologies. Their experience spans security projects with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, OpenSSF, US National Institutes of Health, Missile Defense Agency, and Kessel Run, a US Air Force software incubator. At the Consortium, Sal aims to advance privacy in the global data economy through Confidential Computing.

Daniel Rohrer VP Product Security, Architecture, and Research, NVIDIA

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Daniel Rohrer

Daniel Rohrer

VP Product Security, Architecture, and Research, NVIDIA

Daniel Rohrer is VP of software product security, architecture and research at NVIDIA. In his 24 years at NVIDIA, he's led efforts to enhance AI security, deliver GPU confidential computing, and advance research efforts in secure platform design. Daniel has taken his integrated knowledge of "everything NVIDIA" to hone security practices, explore novel cybersecurity solutions, and help deliver some of the world’s most advanced and trustworthy computing platforms.

Steve Wilson Chief Product Officer, Exabeam

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Steve Wilson

Steve Wilson

Chief Product Officer, Exabeam

Steve Wilson is Chief Product Officer at Exabeam, the leader in AI-Driven Security Operations, with over 20 years in AI, cybersecurity, and cloud computing. At OWASP, he leads the "Top 10 List for Large Language Model Applications" project, educating on LLM security risks. He is the author of the forthcoming Developer’s Playbook for Large Language Model Security, published by O’Reilly Media.

Nelly Porter Director of Product Management, Encryption & Trusted AI, Google

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Nelly Porter

Nelly Porter

Director of Product Management, Encryption & Trusted AI, Google

Nelly Porter is a Confidential Computing Lead at Google with more than 10 years of experience in platform security, viruses, PKI, crypto, authentication, and authorization field. She is working on multiple areas in Google, from root of trust, Titan, to the Shielded and Confidential Computing. She holds 25 patents and defensive publications. Prior to working at Google, Nelly spent some time working at Microsoft in the virtualization and security space, at HP Labs advancing clustering story, and at Scientix (Israel) as a firmware and kernel driver engineer. She has two sons, both of whom are in the computer science field, and one of them is working for Google.

Anand Pashupathy Vice President and General Manager Security Software and Services Division, Intel Corporation

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Anand Pashupathy

Anand Pashupathy

Vice President and General Manager Security Software and Services Division, Intel Corporation

Anand Pashupathy is Vice President and General Manager of Security Software & Services Division in the Software and Advanced Technology Group. He leads a team of senior executives to deliver security software technologies and services that activate and differentiate silicon security features while cultivating a high standard of security and operational and cultural excellence. Anand is also responsible for Intel's Confidential Compute vision, strategy, and execution. Previously, Anand has held many engineering, program-wide, and General Manager leadership roles at Intel. Additionally, Anand has been granted six patents. Anand is a strong advocate for women and underrepresented people in technology. He also serves as the Executive Sponsor for an internal employee resource group. For his advocacy and leadership contributions to diversity and inclusion, Anand received the 2023 Global Diversity and Inclusion Achievement Award for Executive Advocate for D&I. Outside of work, Anand and his family love to travel and experience cultures from around the world. He earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, and a Master's degree in Computer Science, and has been with Intel since the 1990s.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Protecting AI Data and Workloads with AMD Infinity Guard

11:30 AM
Keynotes

Mark Papermaster Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, AMD

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Mark Papermaster

Mark Papermaster

Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, AMD

Mark Papermaster is Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President responsible for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) technical direction and product development. He led the re-design of engineering processes at AMD and the development of the award-winning "Zen" high-performance x86 CPU family, high-performance GPUs and the company's modular design approach, Infinity Architecture. He also oversees Information Technology (IT) that delivers AMD's compute infrastructure and services.

His 40+ years of engineering experience includes significant leadership roles managing the development of a wide range of products, from microprocessors to mobile devices and high-performance servers. Before joining AMD in October 2011 as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President,

Papermaster was the leader of Cisco's Silicon Engineering Group, Apple Senior Vice President of Devices Hardware Engineering for iPod and iPhone and held multiple IBM roles in technology development including blade server and the microprocessor technology in mainframe, server, and storage products.

He is an active member of several boards and committees, including the US Department of Commerce Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC) for the CHIPS for America program, Global Semiconductor Alliance Board of Directors, IEEE Industry Advisory Board, The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering Advisory Board, The University of Texas President's Austin Innovation Board, and Purdue University Semiconductor Degrees Leadership Board.

Papermaster received his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin and master's degree from the University of Vermont, both in Electrical Engineering.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Navigating the AI Landscape: Exclusive Data Strategy

11:55 AM
Keynotes

Jeremiah Owyang General Partner, Blitzscaling Ventures

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Jeremiah Owyang

Jeremiah Owyang

General Partner, Blitzscaling Ventures

Jeremiah, a Silicon Valley veteran, is a venture capitalist at Blitzscaling Ventures, a global public speaker, and the host of the popular AI startup series Llama Lounge.

At Blitzscaling Ventures, Jeremiah leads investments in early-stage AI startups. He invests in startups that demonstrate potential for rapid scale and the ability to achieve enduring leadership in valuable markets. He has been an angel investor since 2017 and has a positive track record from exits.

As a professional speaker at conferences around the globe, Jeremiah presents on the impact of technology on business and outlines strategies for companies to leverage these trends.

On social media, he leads topics on tech and business, with over 250,000+ followers on TwitterX and nearly 25,000 on LinkedIn. He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Wired, Techcrunch, Reuters and more.

He also organizes "Llama Lounge: The AI Startup Event Series," a popular GenAI event series in the SF Bay Area. This series, which hosted ten events in its first year, draws hundreds of founders, investors, corporate adopters of AI, and influencers.

Prior, Jeremiah was a co-founder of Altimeter Group, a technology research firm, also founded Crowd Companies, an industry association for tech startups and large corporations.

Lunch, Yosemite Room

12:20 PM
Imperial Room A

Securing GenAI Rollouts: Strategies for Effectively Deploying Trustworthy Generative AI Solutions

1:30 PM
Innovation

Prashanth Harshangi CTO, Enkrypt AI

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Prashanth Harshangi

Prashanth Harshangi

CTO, Enkrypt AI

Experienced data science and ML leader who has led teams to deliver impactful solutions; Translating complex business objectives into robust machine learning implementations and deployments. Roots with a unique blend of skills, with a strong foundation in both data science and ML engineering, which enables me to deliver solutions across the full ML lifecycle. Believe in hands-on leadership with experience in software development, container orchestrations and kubernetes deployments to guide DS and MLE teams. Mentor to several interns and team members in data science and ML deployments, helping them to grow and succeed in their careers. Academic background: Applied Math and Optimization PhD from Yale University

Imperial Room B

Enterprise GenAI: Confidential & Nimble

1:30 PM
Innovation

Mona Vij Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Labs

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Mona Vij

Mona Vij

Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Labs

Mona Vij is a Senior Principal Engineer and Cloud and Data Center Security Research Manager at Intel Labs, where she focuses on Pervasive Confidential Computing for end-to-end Cloud to Edge security. Mona's research interests primarily include trusted computing, virtualization, device drivers and operating systems.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Ensuring Trust and Privacy in AI

2:00 PM
Use Cases

Jasper Zhang, Ph.D Co-Founder and CEO, Hyperbolic

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Jasper Zhang, Ph.D

Jasper Zhang, Ph.D

Co-Founder and CEO, Hyperbolic

Jasper Zhang is the Co-founder and CEO of Hyperbolic. Notably, he completed his Math Ph.D. at Berkeley in just two years, which makes him the fastest person to finish a PhD program in the history of Berkeley. He won many gold medals in Alibaba global mathematics competitions twice, Chinese Mathematical Olympiad, Russian Mathematical Olympiad and Chinese Mathematics Competition for College Students. With experience at Citadel Securities and Ava Labs, Jasper has developed expertise in cryptography, mechanism design, economics, and AI/ML. His story has been featured in top newspapers and social media in China, and overall has more than 100M views.

Raluca Ada Popa Associate Professor, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, and Co-Founder, Opaque Systems, UC Berkeley, Opaque Systems

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Raluca Ada Popa

Raluca Ada Popa

Associate Professor, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, and Co-Founder, Opaque Systems, UC Berkeley, Opaque Systems

Raluca Ada Popa is an Associate professor at UC Berkeley. Raluca co-founded and co-directs the RISELab and SkyLab, labs aiming to build secure intelligent systems for the cloud and for the sky of clouds, respectively, and the DARE program for promoting diversity and equity. As faculty, she was awarded the ACM Grace Murray Hopper award 2021, a Sloan Research Fellowship, J. Lepreau Best Paper Award, Distinguished Paper Award, J. and D. Gray Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching of Computer Science, Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship, NSF CAREER, Bakar Faculty Fellowship, and was selected to the list of 35 innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review. She has been a co-founder and the President of Opaque Systems and co-founder (and served as CTO) of PreVeil.

Imperial Room A

Securing AI in the Enterprise: Overcoming the Data Privacy Hurdle

2:00 PM
Innovation

Rishabh Poddar Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Opaque Systems

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Rishabh Poddar

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Opaque Systems

Dr. Rishabh Poddar is the CTO and Co-Founder of Opaque Systems. Rishabh received his PhD and MS degrees in Computer Science from UC Berkeley, and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur. Previously, Rishabh was a researcher at IBM Research and a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. Rishabh holds several US patents and has authored over 20 research papers in computer security, systems, and applied cryptography.

Imperial Room B

TEEs in the Post-Cookie World of Advertising

2:00 PM
Innovation

Rene Kolga Product Manager, Google

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Rene Kolga

Rene Kolga

Product Manager, Google

Rene is a member of the Confidential Computing Product Management team at Google Cloud. Prior to Google, he worked for Symantec, Citrix, Altiris and a number of security startups. Rene earned his Computer Science degree from Tallinn University of Technology. In his free time, he loves traveling the world, skiing, badminton and a good documentary film.

Dan Rhody Product Manager, Google

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Dan Rhody

Dan Rhody

Product Manager, Google

Dan is a product manager for Google Privacy Sandbox. He previously was a product manager for Confidential Computing at Google Cloud. Prior to Google, he led platforms and operations at Amazon Advertising and was an engineering leader at Experian Marketing Services.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Enabling Arm Confidential Compute Architecture (CCA) on Open Source

2:30 PM
Innovation

Leonardo Garcia Principal Engineer, Linaro

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Leonardo Garcia

Leonardo Garcia

Principal Engineer, Linaro

Leonardo has been a computer engineer for more than 20 years, having worked in a variety of areas. He has worked with microcontrollers, CAN networks, and web development, including developing mobile web applications before the smartphone was introduced. He focused on Linux, virtualization, and enterprise servers (mainly PowerPC, but also mainframes and x86) for 15 years while working at IBM. Now, at Linaro, Leonardo is the Chair of the Data Center Group, where he directs, with Linaro's members and engineers, the work on Arm server platforms for data center and cloud.

Mathieu Poirier Senior Software Engineer, Linaro

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Mathieu Poirier

Mathieu Poirier

Senior Software Engineer, Linaro

Mathieu started his career at a startup in California, working on network load-balancing technologies. His first exposure to Linux came at Nortel Networks, where he wrote BSPs for several boards. Since then, he held multiple Linux-related positions at various companies before landing at Linaro, where he has been working on big.LITTLE and Android kernel upstreaming.

Imperial Room A

Falsifiability in Confidential Computing: A Philosophical Approach

2:30 PM
Research

Tiziano Santoro Software Engineer, Google

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Tiziano Santoro

Tiziano Santoro

Software Engineer, Google

Tiziano is the Engineering Lead of Project Oak, a Google Research project that aims to provide provably private server-side computation by leveraging open-source code, reproducible builds, transparency logs, Trusted Execution Environments, and remote attestation.

Imperial Room B

GPU-enhanced confidential computing - unlocking new privacy preserving AI scenarios in Azure

2:30 PM
Innovation

Emily Sakata Senior Product Manager, Confidential Computing, NVIDIA

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Emily Sakata

Emily Sakata

Senior Product Manager, Confidential Computing, NVIDIA

Emily Sakata is a senior product manager for data center GPU at NVIDIA. Her work focuses on bringing Confidential Computing and Secure AI on accelerated computing to market. She has over 10 years of experience in cybersecurity and security product management roles focusing on data protection, secure development, and security compliance in software and industrial product companies.

Krishnaprasad Hande Technical Program Manager, Microsoft

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Krishnaprasad Hande

Krishnaprasad Hande

Technical Program Manager, Microsoft

Developing cutting edge and security enhanced infrastructure for Confidential AI accelerators harnessing the power of hardware based Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) capable GPUs (H100/B100) within the Azure ecosystem.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Performant Confidential Computing on NVIDIA GPUs

2:50 PM
Innovation

Michael O'Connor Senior Director, NVIDIA

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Michael O'Connor

Michael O'Connor

Senior Director, NVIDIA

Michael O'Connor is a System Software Architect and Senior Director at NVIDIA, where he has worked for 10 years. He is currently the Chief Architect for Confidential Computing, NVIDIA AI Enterprise, and NVIDIA Certified.

Vidhya Krishnan Distinguished Architect, NVIDIA

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Vidhya Krishnan

Vidhya Krishnan

Distinguished Architect, NVIDIA

Vidhya Krishnan is a distinguished architect and the lead hardware architect for NVIDIA GPU confidential compute. She has worked on GPUs for much of her career and is passionate about confidential computing as a technology and looks forward to it becoming the default mode of deployment.

Imperial Room A

Leveraging Formal Programming Techniques for Robust Confidential Computing

2:50 PM
Innovation

Patrick Eugster Chief Technology Officer, Securified

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Patrick Eugster

Patrick Eugster

Chief Technology Officer, Securified

Patrick Eugster is a full professor of computer science at USI in Lugano, Switzerland. Prior to that, he was a professor at Purdue University (2005-2016) and TU Darmstadt (2014-2017). Patrick is interested in distributed systems, notably their intersections with networks, programming languages, and security. He has been awarded for his research by various funding agencies (NSF CAREER 2007, DARPA CSSG 2011, ERC Consolidator 2014). Patrick has more than 10 years of experience in confidentiality-preserving data processing, including working as a consultant for the US Department of Defense in matters of cloud security. Patrick is also currently the Chief Technology Officer of the university spin-off Securified, a company specializing in secure distributed data processing. Securified's solutions leverage formal programming language techniques to provably achieve strong guarantees with automated use of security mechanisms such as trusted execution environments.

Romain Boichat Chief Executive Officer, Securified

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Romain Boichat

Romain Boichat

Chief Executive Officer, Securified

Romain Boichat studied computer science at EPFL, followed by an MSc degree at Carnegie Mellon University and a Ph.D. in communication systems at EPFL. To complement his scientific background with managerial and financial skills, he went on to obtain a Master's in Business Administration from IMD.

Romain joined Swiss Medical Network as Chief Operating Officer in 2011 and then became Managing Director of the holding Aevis Victoria. Prior to that, he was a consultant with McKinsey for several years, working for clients worldwide. He also held leadership positions, including as the first Dean of the School of Management of Technology at EPFL.

Romain Boichat is a serial entrepreneur with a particular focus on healthcare. He is motivated by the complexity of the healthcare industry for several reasons. First, it is a regulated environment that needs to be re-engineered in the long run in order to remain sustainable. Second, it has a strong and far-reaching impact on people's lives, and when it comes to costs and your health, economics become irrelevant. That is why he founded Corpus Health in September 2016, which aims to develop ventures offering innovative and disruptive products and services. As part of this effort, he also co-founded Securified to supply technical solutions, acting as its Chief Executive Officer.

Imperial Room B

AMD Use Case

3:00 PM
Use Cases
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Moving Beyond VMs with CoCo on Arm

3:10 PM
Innovation

Thomas Fossati Principal Engineer, Linaro

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Thomas Fossati

Thomas Fossati

Principal Engineer, Linaro

Thomas is an engineer in the Linux Kernel WG at Linaro.

Mathias Brossard Principal Security Architect, Arm

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Mathias Brossard

Mathias Brossard

Principal Security Architect, Arm

Mathias is a Principal Security Architect in the Architecture and Technology group at Arm.

Imperial Room A

Securely Collaborating Across Multiple Cloud Providers

3:10 PM
Innovation

Rene Kolga Product Manager, Google

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Rene Kolga

Rene Kolga

Product Manager, Google

Rene is a member of the Confidential Computing Product Management team at Google Cloud. Prior to Google, he worked for Symantec, Citrix, Altiris and a number of security startups. Rene earned his Computer Science degree from Tallinn University of Technology. In his free time, he loves traveling the world, skiing, badminton and a good documentary film.

Joshua Krstic Software Engineer, Google Cloud

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Joshua Krstic

Joshua Krstic

Software Engineer, Google Cloud

Josh is a Software Engineer at Google, dedicated to advancing confidential computing. Previously, he worked on identity solutions at Microsoft and Citrix. Josh earned his degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Miami.

Pablo Rodriguez Technical Director, Google Cloud

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Pablo Rodriguez

Pablo Rodriguez

Technical Director, Google Cloud

Pablo Rodriguez is a Director at the Office of the CTO, Google Cloud. He is an experienced innovation leader with a background in AI, digital transformation, cloud networking, and edge computing. Prior to Google, he worked at Telefonica, Microsoft Research, Bell-Labs and a number of startups. Pablo has a PhD in Computer Science and is a published author and patent holder.

Break, Yosemite Room

3:30 PM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Attested TLS and Formalization

3:45 PM
Research

Muhammad Usama Sardar Research Associate, TU Dresden

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Muhammad Usama Sardar

Muhammad Usama Sardar

Research Associate, TU Dresden

Muhammad Usama is a Research Associate at TU Dresden, working for the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 248 "Foundations of Perspicuous Software Systems" (CPEC) since October 2021. His current research focus is on the formal specification and verification of architecturally defined remote attestation for confidential computing, specifically Intel SGX, TDX, and Arm CCA. He leads the formal specification project in CCC Attestation SIG and contributes to various research networks, such as EuroProofNet (WG3), Méthodes formelles pour la sécurité, Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Remote ATtestation procedureS (RATS) WG and Trusted Execution Environment Provisioning (TEEP) WG, and Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) Usable Formal Methods Research Group (UFMRG).

Imperial Room A

Horizontal Federated Learning with Intel® Trust Domain Extensions (Intel® TDX) on VMware® ESXi

3:45 PM
Use Cases

Kuo-Lang Tseng Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

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Kuo-Lang Tseng

Kuo-Lang Tseng

Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

Software development and technical lead.

Sanrio Alvares Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

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Sanrio Alvares

Sanrio Alvares

Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

Sanrio is a Software Engineer with experience in system software engineering, particularly focused on Kernel/BIOS software. His role covers all aspects of software development, spanning the addition of new features, debugging problems, and fine-tuning code for better performance. His interests outside of work are varied and include but are not limited to playing music, soccer, and keeping my BMI in check.

Imperial Room B

The Mesh is the New Web, Secured From Within by Confidential Computing

3:45 PM
Use Cases

Neil Cohen CTO, Hushmesh Inc.

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Neil Cohen

Neil Cohen

CTO, Hushmesh Inc.

Neil Cohen is Chief Technology Officer at Hushmesh Inc. He previously held Principal Architect and Distinguished Engineer positions at Flowcode, Capital One, Venmo, and AOL.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Towards Trusted, Confidential AI: The Delegated Federated Learning Approach

4:05 PM
Research

Anthony Simonet Head of Research and Innovation, iExec

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Anthony Simonet

Anthony Simonet

Head of Research and Innovation, iExec

Dr. Anthony Simonet-Boulogne is the Head of Research and Innovation with iExec Blockchain Tech. He has been active in big data, distributed computing, and cloud computing research through several publications in high-impact academic conferences and journals.

Anthony received his Ph.D. from the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France) in 2015 and his Master's degree from the University of Bordeaux. Before joining iExec, he was a Post-Doctoral Associate with Inria (France) and the Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute (RDI2) at Rutgers University (New Jersey, USA). Dr Anthony Simonet-Boulogne holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and has been active in distributed computing, cloud and fog/edge computing, and blockchain research. He has contributed to several projects related to confidential and trusted computing for big data and IoT applications.

Joey Bekkin AI Research Engineer Intern, iExec, iExec

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Joey Bekkin

Joey Bekkin

AI Research Engineer Intern, iExec, iExec

Joey Bekkink is an AI research engineer intern at iExec Blockchain Tech. He has received his BSc in Computer Science from VU University Amsterdam, and is currently in his final year of his MSc in Artificial Intelligence. His interests include LLMs, Reinforcement Learning, and Federated Learning. At iExec, Joey's main focus is on developing a novel Federated Learning framework which incorporates Confidential Computing and blockchain technology

Imperial Room A

A Secure and Private Platform for Transparent Research Access via Trusted Execution Environments

4:05 PM
Use Cases

Dayeol Lee Research Scientist, TikTok

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Dayeol Lee

Dayeol Lee

Research Scientist, TikTok

Dayeol Lee is currently a research scientist at TikTok's Privacy Innovation Lab. His research interests are system security, trusted computing, and computer architecture. He earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied computer systems and security. Dayeol holds a BS and an MS in Computer Science and Engineering from Pohang University of Science and Technology.

Mingshen Sun Research Scientist, TikTok

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Mingshen Sun

Mingshen Sun

Research Scientist, TikTok

Mingshen Sun is a research scientist at TikTok, leading applications and innovations of trusted & confidential computing technologies. He also serves on PPMC of the Apache Teaclave (incubating) project.

Imperial Room B

Enhancing End-User Devices with Confidential Computing: Protecting AI Applications and Improving Gaming Experiences

4:15 PM
Use Cases

Heeill Wang Software Engineer, Samsung Research

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Heeill Wang

Heeill Wang

Software Engineer, Samsung Research

Pedro Esperanca Staff Engineer, Samsung Research UK

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Pedro Esperanca

Pedro Esperanca

Staff Engineer, Samsung Research UK

Pedro is a Staff Engineer at Samsung, working on Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. He holds a PhD in Statistical Machine Learning from the University of Oxford, and his current work focuses on trustworthiness of language-based AI systems, including confidentiality and safety.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Trustless Attestation Service for TEEs with Zero-Knowledge Proofs

4:25 PM
Research

Mingshen Sun Research Scientist, TikTok

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Mingshen Sun

Mingshen Sun

Research Scientist, TikTok

Mingshen Sun is a research scientist at TikTok, leading applications and innovations of trusted & confidential computing technologies. He also serves on PPMC of the Apache Teaclave (incubating) project.

Donghang Lu Research Scientist, TikTok Inc.

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Donghang Lu

Donghang Lu

Research Scientist, TikTok Inc.

Donghang Lu is a research scientist in Privacy Innovation Lab at TikTik. His work focuses on the design and optimization of secure multiparty computation protocols and applications.

Imperial Room A

Opaque Systems Demonstration

4:25 PM
Use Cases
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Closing Remarks

4:45 PM
Keynotes

Raluca Ada Popa Associate Professor, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, and Co-Founder, Opaque Systems, UC Berkeley, Opaque Systems

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Raluca Ada Popa

Raluca Ada Popa

Associate Professor, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, and Co-Founder, Opaque Systems, UC Berkeley, Opaque Systems

Raluca Ada Popa is an Associate professor at UC Berkeley. Raluca co-founded and co-directs the RISELab and SkyLab, labs aiming to build secure intelligent systems for the cloud and for the sky of clouds, respectively, and the DARE program for promoting diversity and equity. As faculty, she was awarded the ACM Grace Murray Hopper award 2021, a Sloan Research Fellowship, J. Lepreau Best Paper Award, Distinguished Paper Award, J. and D. Gray Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching of Computer Science, Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship, NSF CAREER, Bakar Faculty Fellowship, and was selected to the list of 35 innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review. She has been a co-founder and the President of Opaque Systems and co-founder (and served as CTO) of PreVeil.