Speakers - Cyber Security Summit 2018

Jeff Sizemore

Jeff Sizemore, Vice President of Governance and Compliance at Egnyte, is responsible for the strategy and execution of the Egnyte Protect content governance solution.  Jeff has an extensive background in data protection, specifically in encryption, key management, data loss prevention, and identity and access management. Jeff has helped define the market by contributing to several start-ups, including PGP (now part of Symantec), Ionic Security, and Port Authority (now ForcePoint DLP).  Jeff has also built an enterprise data protection practice primarily based on Symantec DLP for a strategic technology integrator.

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Ian Evans

Ian Evans serves as Managing Director for EMEA at OneTrust, a global leader in privacy management software which helps organizations operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design.

Evans is a diversified senior executive with deep experience in data privacy and CRM technology applications and services.  He brings over 20 years of software industry experience to OneTrust as well as 10 years in direct and channel sales.  In his role, Evans supports thousands of multi-national brands across the European, Middle Eastern, and African regions, leading the delivery of technology solutions to secure and privatize customer and employee personal information under new privacy regulations.

Prior to OneTrust, Evans served as Vice President and Managing Director for EMEA at AirWatch (acq. by VMware in 2014 for $1.54B).  AirWatch now serves more than 20,000 global customers and is recognized as the undisputed market leader in enterprise mobility management.

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Simon Citron

1989-1991 – Training at Allen&Overy, London


1991-1997 – Assistant Solicitor, Allen&Overy (including 2 years at Allen&Overy, Singapore)

  • – Nortel Networks – Head of UK Legal

2005-July 2017 – Yahoo – Including General Counsel of Yahoo! UK and EMEA General Counsel – This role covered a wide range of legal and commercial issues, including relating to: Sales, Audience, Content and Marketing, Product Compliance, Litigation, data protection, anti-trust and sitting on the management team. Responsibility for legal budget and recruitment for legal team.


July 2017-March 2018 – Clientside Law LLP – Partner


March 2018 to present – Full Frame Technology Limited – CEO

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Robert O’Brien

Robert O’ Brien is the founder and CEO of MetaCompliance, a global leader in the human aspect of Cyber Security and Privacy Compliance. With more than 30 years’ experience in the IT industry, Robert is a serial technology entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in executing and developing strategies for high growth businesses.

Robert began his career as co-founder of AMT Sybex, and by the age of 26 was the Managing Director of its Irish operations. He went on to join Integraph Corporation in 1996 and successfully acquired their Irish business through an MBO in 1998. The company was renamed Intertech and was successfully exited through a sale of Maxima PLC in 2006.

It was around this time, Robert founded MetaCompliance and began the process of developing its product strategy. He continued to provide consultancy expertise to Intergraph on their global cloud strategy which led to the establishment of HostSure. The company took on the outsourcing of data centre and network build until it was acquired by Intergraph in 2016.

Robert continued to grow Metacompliance and assist its development during this phase, and in 2016 focused on scaling Metacompliance in line with the increasing industry demand for Cyber Security and Compliance products.

As a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Robert’s mission is to help organisations keep their staff safe online, secure their digital assets and help protect their reputation and brand. He is committed to leading Metacompliance through its current scaling phase and ensuring the company remains at the forefront of innovation.

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Jeff Thorne

Jeff Thorne is CTO at Trend Micro UKI leading a team of over 25 solution architects and engineers. Prior to joining the UKI team Jeff spent over 4 years as Director of Sales Engineering and Client Services for Trend Micro US, based in New York. Prior to joining Trend Micro Jeff worked in engineering roles at Lastline, Zscaler, VMware  and Entrust. Jeff has a degree in Software Engineering from University of Washington and a Computer Science degree from Trent University. Jeff’s personal interests extend to server side web application development with Java technologies: grails, groovy and tomcat, as well as front end web UI development: Javascript, HTML5 and CSS3. Jeff also Founded Grails48 hackathon series and is a regular speaker at industry events on all matters relating to cyber security.

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Charlotte Olsen

Charlotte Olsen is a Product Expert for Privacy and Security, working within the Product Development Team at Siteimprove Copenhagen. She holds a degree in Business Administration and Information Systems from Copenhagen Business School and has worked extensively with software development and data-modelling.

In her role at Siteimprove, Charlotte works closely with organisations in Europe and globally, to help them understand how to approach GDPR in a sustainable way and how to build processes to keep personal data safe.

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Denise Anderson

Denise Anderson has over 25 years of executive management level experience in the private sector and is President of the National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC), a non-profit organization that is dedicated to protecting the health sector from physical and cyber attacks and incidents through dissemination of trusted and timely information. Previously, she was the second employee of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and in her role as Vice President helped to grow that organization over the course of her nine-year tenure.

Denise currently serves as Chair of the National Council of ISACs and participates in a number of industry groups and initiatives. She was instrumental in implementing a Critical Infrastructure/Key Resource (CI/KR) industry initiative to establish a private sector liaison seat at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Infrastructure Coordinating Center (NICC) to enhance information sharing between the private sector, CI/KR community and the federal government and serves as one of the liaisons. She is a health sector representative to the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) — a DHS-led coordinated cybersecurity watch and warning center.

Denise was certified as an EMT (B), and Firefighter I/II and Instructor I/II in the state of Virginia for twenty years and was an Adjunct Instructor at the Fire and Rescue Academy in Fairfax County, Virginia for ten years. She is also certified under the National Incident Management System (NIMS). In addition, she has served on the Board and as Officer and President of an international credit association, and has spoken at events all over the globe.

Denise holds a BA in English, magna cum laude, from Loyola Marymount University and an MBA in International Business from American University. She is a graduate of the Executive Leaders Program at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

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Roy Katmor

Roy Katmor is the CEO of enSilo. Roy is a 15-year seasoned product manager and security market strategist, combining strong technical knowledge with proven sales and marketing skills. Prior to enSilo, Roy led Akamai’s security strategy. Before that, he managed Imperva’s data security products and architecture management. Additionally, Roy held various product management and R&D leading roles at several international public and privately-held companies. Roy holds a BSc in Information Systems from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and MBA in finance and business strategy from the Hebrew University.

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Martin Fletcher

Martin has experience working with a diverse range of organisations to help them protect their information. His previous background is in central government where he was responsible for projects to help Whitehall departments boost their cyber security capabilities and prepare for upcoming GDPR legislation. He has provided Information Management training to 4,000 staff from over 150 organisations, along with providing consultancy services to help organisations identify their key Information Assets and manage risk. A regular on the conference circuit, Martin frequently speaks at events and runs seminars on the importance of understanding the value of your data. Martin believes that the core to ensuring a secure culture is to engage with all staff and develop an attitude where Information Management and data protection are seen as being more than just an “IT problem.”


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