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

New Trends in Confidential Computing

9:00 AM
Keynotes

Raluca Ada Popa — Associate Professor, CS, UC Berkeley, and Co-Founder, Opaque Systems

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Raluca Ada Popa

Associate Professor, CS, UC Berkeley, and Co-Founder, 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.

Aaron Fulkerson — Chief Executive Officer, Opaque Systems

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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

Welcome from the Confidential Computing Consortium

9:30 AM
Keynotes

Mike Bursell — Executive Director, Confidential Computing Consortium

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Mike Bursell

Mike Bursell

Executive Director, 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 at Azure

9:55 AM
Keynotes

Mark Russinovich — Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Azure

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Mark Russinovich

Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Azure

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Secure Generative 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, Product Assurance and Security (IPAS), Intel

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Anand Pashupathy

Vice President and General Manager Security Software and Services Division, Product Assurance and Security (IPAS), Intel

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

Google Cloud Platform Confidential Computing

11:25 AM
Keynotes

Nelly Porter — Director of Product Management, Google

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Nelly Porter

Nelly Porter

Director of Product Management, 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.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Confidential Computing Use Cases, Moderated Ben Lorica

11:50 AM
Keynotes

Ben Lorica — Industry Consultant and Host of Data Exchange Podcast

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Ben Lorica

Ben Lorica

Industry Consultant and Host of Data Exchange Podcast

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.

Lunch, Yosemite Room

12:30 PM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Innovation

1:30 PM
Innovation

Rishabh Poddar — Co-Founder and CTO, Opaque Systems

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Rishabh Poddar

Rishabh Poddar

Co-Founder and CTO, Opaque Systems

Imperial Room A

Leveraging PETs for Generative AI and Consortium Applications in Financial Services

1:30 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.

Imperial Room B

Microsoft Innovation

1:30 PM
Innovation
Imperial Room A

The Need for Speed: How Confidential Computing Accelerates UX

1:50 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.

Grand Ballroom Salon B

Architects of Trust: Fireside Chat with Industry Leaders

2:00 PM
Use Cases
Imperial Room B

ARM Use Case

2:00 PM
Innovation
Imperial Room A

The Privacy Paradox: PETs as Catalysts for Data Collaboration

2:10 PM
Use Cases

Mohammad Manzari — Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting

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Mohammad Manzari

Senior Consultant, 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

Service Now Use Case

2:45 PM
Use Cases
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

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

Intel Use Case

2:45 PM
Innovation
Grand Ballroom Salon B

A System for Minimizing LLM Hallucinations

3:15 PM
Use Cases
Imperial Room B

Google Cloud Use Case

3:15 PM
Innovation
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

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.

Davide Roggero — Head of Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure, Leonardo

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Davide Roggero

Head of Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure, Leonardo

Head of Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure.

Imperial Room A

AMD Use Case

4:00 PM
Use Cases
Imperial Room B

Cosmian Use Case

4:00 PM
Innovation
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

Session TBD

4:30 PM
Use Cases
Imperial Room B

Confidential Computing Consortium Use Case

4:30 PM
Innovation
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.

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

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Ion Stoica

Ion Stoica

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

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

Dawn Song — Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley

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Dawn Song

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley

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 of the Meselson Center, RAND Corporation

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Sella Nevo

Director of the Meselson Center, RAND Corporation

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 and Confidential Computing in AI Use Cases Panel, Moderated by Aaron Fulkerson

11:00 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

AMD Confidential Computing

11:30 AM
Keynotes

Lunch, Yosemite Room

12:20 PM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Opaque Systems Demonstration

1:30 PM
Use Cases
Imperial Room A

Session TBD

1:30 PM
Use Cases
Imperial Room B

Intel Use Case 2

1:30 PM
Use Cases
Imperial Room A

Session TBD

1:50 PM
Use Cases
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Hyperbolic Use Case Session: Securing Decentralized AI

2:00 PM
Use Cases
Imperial Room B

Google Cloud Use Case 2

2:00 PM
Use Cases
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

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

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

NVIDIA Use Case

2:30 PM
Use Cases
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.

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

Confidential Computing Consortium Use Case 2

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

The Age of Confidential AI: Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset

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.

Nelly Porter — Director of Product Management, Google

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Nelly Porter

Nelly Porter

Director of Product Management, 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.

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 — Chief Technology Officer, Hushmesh

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Neil Cohen

Neil Cohen

Chief Technology Officer, Hushmesh

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.

Imperial Room A

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

4:05 PM
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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

Microsoft Use Case 2

4:15 PM
Use Cases
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

From Wasm-SGX to Gramine-SGX: Simplifying the TEE-fication of Credit Scoring in Crypto Finance

4:25 PM
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Giovanni Mazzeo — Confidential Computing Consultant, Credora Inc.

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Giovanni Mazzeo

Giovanni Mazzeo

Confidential Computing Consultant, Credora Inc.

Giovanni Mazzeo, Ph.D., is a Confidential Computing Consultant at Credora Inc. and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Engineering of the University of Naples, Parthenope. His research focuses on the security and dependability of computer systems, with a particular focus on hardware-assisted trusted computing. He is the author or co-author of more than 30 peer-reviewed research papers.