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One Day of Cybersecurity & Digital Identity Talks 
18 April 2019

Recent developments in cybersecurity and digital identity management have changed the way we go about our daily lives. During this one-day event, develop mutually rewarding relationships and exchange ideas with like-minded individuals in a low-stress, conversation-oriented environment. In addition, breakout sessions ranging from high-level overviews to deep dives will be held during the summit.

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Speakers

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Featured Speakers

Paul co-founded Pythian in 1997 and became CEO of the Company in 2005. His passion and foresight for using data and technology to drive business success has helped Pythian become a high-growth global company with over 400 employees and offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Paul is a strong proponent of technical excellence as well as diversity in the workplace. Prior to founding Pythian, Paul worked as a data scientist and he holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Management Information Systems from the University of Ottawa. He was acknowledged as “Top 40 under 40” in 2011 by the Ottawa Business Journal in recognition of Pythian’s growth to that time.

CEO of Pythian, the parent company of Tehama

Paul Vallée

Joni serves as President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC). Building upon over 15 years of hands-on experience Digital Identity innovations and standards development, Joni helps DIACC to fulfill its vision of unlocking interoperable capabilities of the public and private sectors to accelerate Canada’s Digital Economy through the establishment of an ecosystem of identity solutions and services that Canadians can use with confidence. Joni supports this vision by helping to organize Canadian market forces to open economic opportunities for all Canadians. Joni builds dynamic collaborative relationships and formalizes strategic partnerships between organizations. She has participated in influential committees and initiatives from organizations around the world including: OECD-ITAC, ISOC, IEEE, OASIS-SSTC, ISO SC27 WG5, and ITU-T SG17 Q6. She has also testified regarding trusted Identity and Access Management systems for the US Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Security and Privacy (ONC HITSP).

President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)

Joni Brennan

Enza Alexander is a seasoned IT industry leader with over 25 years of experience across the technology sector in finance, operations, sales, marketing, and professional services. She serves as the Executive Vice President at ISA (www.e-isa.com). A an accomplished sales leader, team builder, and channel expert,  Enza is passionate about helping clients better understand the positive impact and possibilities that business technology solutions can deliver. She has a long and successful track record built on driving client solutions that are value-based. In 2011, Enza was recognized as one of Canada’s leading Women in Technology by IT Canada and CDN Magazine.

Executive Vice President at ISA

Enza Alexander

Val Pipenko serves as the FireEye Canada Director of Systems Engineering, assisting organizations prepare for and respond to advanced cyber-attacks. Combining over 18 years in-the-trenches technical skills, consulting, and leadership, he uses his experience to educate and align emerging technologies, security strategy and people. He is focused on building strong teams, simplifying business challenges and helping customers challenge their status quo. Val is accredited with several industry and vendor certifications including; CISSP, SANS, CISA and Cisco.

Director, Systems Engineering at FireEye

Val Pipenko

David Masson is Darktrace’s Director of Enterprise Cyber Security and has over two decades of experience working in fast moving security and intelligence environments in the UK, Canada and world-wide. With skills developed in the civilian, military, and diplomatic worlds, he has been influential in the efficient and effective resolution of various unique national security issues. Dave is an operational solutions expert and has a solid reputation across the UK and Canada for delivery tailored to customer needs. In recent years he has advised many government institutions on Insider Threat, helping them to reduce their vulnerability and level of risk. He holds a Master's degree from Edinburgh University.

Country Manager, Canada at Darktrace

David Masson

Kevin Ford was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in April 2015.  Prior to becoming Calian's CEO, Kevin served as Calian's Business and Technology Services Division President for over 4 years. Kevin's enthusiastic leadership style and team building skills have created a motivated environment in which total customer satisfaction is the ultimate goal. Capitalizing on the strength of Calian's highly qualified Senior Management Team, Kevin focuses his considerable energy and talents on nurturing and expanding the company's client base. Prior to joining Calian, Kevin has worked in professional services for over 30 years, including 11 years at IBM as a Partner in Global Business Services.

CEO of Calian

Kevin Ford

Maxime is the 17th Mayor of the City of Gatineau. Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin has been involved in his community for a great many years. His proudest achievement to date remains the role he played in reviving the Laiterie de l'Outaouais, a project that mobilized the entire region. Mr. Pedneaud-Jobin is the founding member of Projet Gatineau, a municipal policy think tank, as well as the founder and head of Action Gatineau, the new city of Gatineau's first political party. Before making his move into politics, he worked for five years as assistant to the CEO of the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de l'Outaouais. Mr. Pedneaud-Jobin has a master's degree in regional development from the Université du Québec en Outaouais. The focus of his studies was the relationship between the Outaouais and Ottawa. He also made a name for himself as a regional affairs commentator, working with numerous media for several years.

Mayor, City of Gatineau

Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin

As a member of the Governor General’s Foot Guards and later the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Matthew served as a member of the Ceremonial Guard and deployed to Afghanistan in 2008. Fighting out of small combat outposts along the Arghandab River, Matthew and his platoon patrolled the volatile Panjwai-Zharey districts of Kandahar Province. After leaving the Canadian Forces, Matthew graduated from The Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs at Carleton University with a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management. He has worked as an advisor to several members of parliament and federal cabinet ministers.

As a strong mental health advocate, Matthew produces and co-hosts Veteran X, a podcast for veterans and first responders transitioning to civilian life. 

Deputy Mayor, City of Ottawa

Matthew Luloff

Breakout Session Speakers

Daniel Velez is the Director of Consulting Services at Forcepoint where he leads a team that delivers and supports insider risk management program development and operations. Forcepoint consultants are subject matter specialists who guide customers in all aspects of their insider risk program initiation, planning, and implementation.  Prior to launching the Consulting Services team two years ago, Daniel served for over 10 years as a Forcepoint program manager ensuring customers across the US Government and commercial industry were obtaining the desired effect from Forcepoint technologies within their insider risk programs and that costs, schedules, and technical performance were meeting customer and Forcepoint requirements. Daniel is a former Sr. Cyber Counterintelligence Investigator who specialized in insider threat detection and investigations within information systems within the mission to prevent, detect, deter, and defeat the adversary from achieving its objectives. 

Director, Consulting Services at Forcepoint

Daniel Velez

Eric provides executive oversight for SecureKey’s delivery of services to clients and partners and also holds a lead role in key Canadian government relations. He has over 15 years of experience in managing programs and operationalizing strategy over a breadth of industry, financial services, and government spaces. This has included leadership in implementing cutting edge solutions involving predictive analytics and distributed ledger technology. A partiality for applied technology and innovation stems from the beginning of his career when Eric served as an aircrew officer in the Canadian Air Force. Eric holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Manitoba and an MBA from Royal Roads University.

SVP Delivery and Public Sector at SecureKey

Eric Swerdersky

Patrick Cormier is Vice President (Digital Transformation) at Solutions Notarius Inc., a Montreal-based company providing high reliability digital signatures to professionals and organizations throughout Canada. In the period 2011 to early 2014, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Centre for Court Technology - Centre canadien de technologie judiciaire (CCCT-CCTJ). He also served as IT Expert Counsel on the Quebec Bar Information Technology Committee. Mr. Cormier is a regular conference speaker on digital transformation, information management and the law. He also provided continuous legal education to judges and members of the Justice sector across the country. Prior to this, Mr Cormier completed 20 years in the Canadian Forces, first as a Signals Officer and next as a military lawyer and project director in the Office of the Judge-Advocate General. He holds a Bachelor of Space Sciences from Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean (B.Sc., 1992), a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University (B.C.L./LL.B., 2001). He is a member of the Quebec Bar since 2002. 

Vice President of Digital Transformation at Solutions Notarius Inc.

Patrick Cormier

Jamie Jamieson (CTO) and Rory Cain (COO) are partners in Vivvo of Regina, Saskatchewan, a public sector digital transformation platform company. They both have over 25 years of experience planning, architecting, designing, developing, and deploying enterprise applications. Their work with the Government of Saskatchewan has led to the productization of an award-winning solution called Citizen One (C1)  Built using privacy-by-design architectural principles, C1 allows governments of all sizes to quickly build and deploy high-quality applications capable of leveraging all major IDP solutions currently used in the Canadian public sector. 

CTO & COO of Vivvo of Sackatchewan

Jamie Jamieson & Rory Cain

As Director of Product Management, Scott is responsible for BlackBerry's identity and authentication products and systems. He has over 20 years of experience in data security, authentication, and communications, holding increasingly senior positions at ActivIdentity (HID), Imation, and Bioscrypt prior to joining BlackBerry. Scott holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Systems from Carleton University. 

Director, Product Management at BlackBerry

Scott Ashdown

Steve Borza has been delivering biometric, public-key based identity and security solutions for 20 years. As founder and CTO of American Biometrics, he delivered the first biometric windows login with integration into Entrust PKI. Today at Bluink, he is leading a team delivering phone based e-Identity solutions that provide identity proofing, secure digital wallets, and password-free single sign-on, all from the eID-Me app. Bluink is now delivering on its e-Identity everywhere vision through applications in IoT security that includes car sharing, doors and secure parcel lockers.

CEO of Bluink Ltd.

Steve Borza

Gene Villeneuve is a seasoned IT leader with more than two decades of experience. He is passionate about helping customers and partners adopt technology for better business outcomes. Gene is responsible for Tehama's strategy, market growth, and customer success. Gene also sits on the board for the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) Cyber Council. Before Pythian, Gene held executive positions at IBM, most recently as Worldwide Director of Lab Services for Financial Crimes Insight Solutions in the Watson Financial Services Solutions division. He has also held European and Global executive roles at IBM, Cognos, and SAP (Business Objects). Gene is recognized as a visionary thought leader and is a sought-after speaker for both client and industry events.

Gene has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ottawa.

When not working, Gene is an athlete dad who rides his bike or runs in between chauffeuring his daughters from art to dance classes.

Chief Revenue Officer of Tehama

Gene Villeneuve

Richard Rambaran has a dynamic senior sales career reflecting leadership driven management experience and superior performance in the enterprise hardware and software industries. Richard is dedicated to advising Federal Government customers on the adoption of data protection solutions to ensure the security and integrity of their data. He is an expert in sophisticated sales models and has extensive knowledge of enterprise level technical software solutions, capabilities and complexities of products.

Account Executive at Dell EMC

Richard Rambaran

Gary has over 12 years of experience in the field of procurement and acquisitions within SSC, PWGSC and DND. His procurement experience is primarily with leading high complexity procurements including; IM/IT, telecommunications, cyber security and informatics professional services.  Gary has previously worked on SSC’s procurement modernization team and a number of proc mod initiatives including; paperless procurement and the creation of SSC’s new agile procurement vehicle for Cyber Security capabilities and technology. He’s worked at SSC since 2014 and is the manager of the Cyber Security procurement team.

Procurement Manager - Procurement Modernization Execution at Shared Services Canada

Gary Cooper

Karim is a sales executive and technical leader with over 10 years of experience developing, managing, and leading information security and technology business. He has diverse sales, engineering, and business development experience across Network Equipment Manufacturers, Carriers and Enterprise/Federal agencies with security, routing, MPLS, QoS/QOE, VoIP/Video, LTE/4G, WiFi, IT exposure. Above all, Karim is a passionate, driven, and technical with a strong track record of growing business year-over-year with thorough execution and focus on client ROI.

Director of Sales, Ixia Solutions Group Canada

Karim Lacasse

Allan Foster has helped build ForgeRock’s multinational success across four continents from the earliest days of the company’s founding. Allan’s deep technical knowledge has been well used in all aspects of the business while at ForgeRock, with responsibilities in Support, Engineering, Product Management, Federal, Emerging Technology, Sales and now in the Partner Community.  He serves on several boards, and is currently President of the Board at the Kantara Initiative, and is also a director on the board of the DIACC. In the past, he’s taken seats on the board at IEEE-ISTO, Portland Macintosh User Group, where he was president, and East County Business Alliance. Allan also previously served as VP APJ, CTO Office where he worked closely with businesses and governments across the Asia Pacific region.

Member Board Of Directors at DIACC & VP Global Partner Success at ForgeRock

Allan Foster

Paul is an Advisory Security Consultant at RSA Security, focused on assisting organizations across Canada devise strategies for business-driven cyber security, and architecting effective threat detection and response capabilities.  Paul is a frequent speaker to business and technical audiences on a variety of topics including technology innovation, infosec trends and best practices, and the cyber threat landscape.

Advisory Security Consultant at RSA Security

Paul Kivikink

Edward has been working in the areas of public sector enterprise digital service delivery, identity management, and content management over twenty-five years. In addition to providing strategic advice on new technologies to executives responsible for delivering major public sector digital service delivery initiatives, Edward works closely with project stakeholders in the area of service design.

Business Transformation Architect at Becker-Carroll

Edward Therriault

Pascal recently joined the Shared Services Canada (SSC) Network, Security, and Digital Services (NSDS) Branch in the Security Architecture and Engineering (SAE) directorate after 25 years at the Department of National Defence (DND).  He accumulated over 15 years of engineering and IT security expertise working on various Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces IM/IT projects.  He is using that experience as the Cyber and IT Security (CITS) Project Coordinator, where he is responsible for planning, initiating, and defining new Government of Canada enterprise security projects.

Team Lead at Shared and Digital Services Branch Canada 

Pascal Michaud

Discussion Panel Speakers

Joni serves as President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC). Building upon over 15 years of hands-on experience Digital Identity innovations and standards development, Joni helps DIACC to fulfill its vision of unlocking interoperable capabilities of the public and private sectors to accelerate Canada’s Digital Economy through the establishment of an ecosystem of identity solutions and services that Canadians can use with confidence. Joni supports this vision by helping to organize Canadian market forces to open economic opportunities for all Canadians. Joni builds dynamic collaborative relationships and formalizes strategic partnerships between organizations. She has participated in influential committees and initiatives from organizations around the world including: OECD-ITAC, ISOC, IEEE, OASIS-SSTC, ISO SC27 WG5, and ITU-T SG17 Q6. She has also testified regarding trusted Identity and Access Management systems for the US Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Security and Privacy (ONC HITSP).

President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)

Joni Brennan

Ken McMillan has been the Acting Director for Digital Identity/Cybersecurity since April 2018 at Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. His team works on The Pan-Canadian Trust Framework, The Sign-In Canada project for cyber-authentication across governments, and many of the supporting pieces to make identity management easier, faster, and more secure. Ken was a senior advisor and acting director at the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises and Strategic Engagement (OSME-SE) between 2010 and 2017. His work there assisted small businesses with identifying and securing federal contracting opportunities. Ken planned work packages and coordinated multiple teams’ efforts to build and operate Buyandsell.gc.ca. The open-source web applications onBuyandsell.gc.ca make Government of Canada procurement easier by simplifying the way procurement information is shared. By publishing open procurement and contracting data, Buyandsell.gc.ca helps businesses and government buyers focus less on figuring out how to do business and more on doing business.

Acting Director, Digital Identity at Treasury Board of Canada 

Ken McMillan

Tim Bouma is a Senior Analyst for Digital Identity within the Cyber Security Division of the Office of Chief Information Officer, Government of Canada. He is the principal author of the Government of Canada Treasury Board policy instruments for identity management and the lead analyst for the development of the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework. He has authored or contributed to various policy and strategy papers, including the Pan-Canadian Assurance Model, the Pan-Canadian Approach to Trusting Identities, and Federating Identity Management in the Government of Canada. Tim has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa.  Tim is also a published author in the historical fiction realm: Tom Thomson: Journal of My Last Spring (ISBN: 978-1-77257-175-2).

Senior Analyst, Digital Identity, Office of Chief Information Officer, Government of Canada

Tim Bouma

Patrick Cormier is Vice President (Digital Transformation) at Solutions Notarius Inc., a Montreal-based company providing high reliability digital signatures to professionals and organizations throughout Canada. In the period 2011 to early 2014, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Centre for Court Technology - Centre canadien de technologie judiciaire (CCCT-CCTJ). He also served as IT Expert Counsel on the Quebec Bar Information Technology Committee. Mr. Cormier is a regular conference speaker on digital transformation, information management and the law. He also provided continuous legal education to judges and members of the Justice sector across the country. Prior to this, Mr Cormier completed 20 years in the Canadian Forces, first as a Signals Officer and next as a military lawyer and project director in the Office of the Judge-Advocate General. He holds a Bachelor of Space Sciences from Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean (B.Sc., 1992), a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University (B.C.L./LL.B., 2001). He is a member of the Quebec Bar since 2002. 

Vice President of Digital Transformation at Solutions Notarius Inc.

Patrick Cormier

Pierre A. Roberge is a digital ID and commerce executive consultant. Pierre brings 25 years of expertise and experience at the forefront of digital identity, payment marketplaces, banking, cyber-security and privacy. As an independent consultant, Pierre bridges technology and business domains to provide strategic insights and know-how related to the use of digital ID, tokenisation technologies, digital commerce into B2B/B2C ventures for companies such as DIACC, TD Canada Trust, the Royal Canadian Mint, Intel, Interac, Telus, EnStream and Prodigy Ventures.
Prior to consulting, Pierre co-founded Rocket Piggy (children financial literacy delivered using a smart piggy bank), SecureKey Technologies (secure online identity and authentication platform) and Dexit (first multi-merchant contactless prepaid service in North America). Pierre is an advocate for emerging technology, new businesses and supports the Canadian startup and innovation community as a FinTech advisor to MaRS Innovation Centre.

Digital ID and Commerce Innovation Consultant

Pierre Roberge

Adam Migus, owner and principal of the Migus Group, is an IT architect with nearly twenty years of experience in network, software, and systems security, with a special emphasis on digital identity. Adam has applied this knowledge in various sectors, including e-commerce, financial services, and healthcare. He served as the Principal Security Architect at E*TRADE Financial for identity and access management, where he also led various enterprise architecture initiatives. His expertise in threat intelligence was built through appointments at Symantec's Security Operations Center as a third-tier security analyst and as a Research Scientist for McAfee Research, where he performed network and operating security research for DARPA. He earned his B.S. in Computer Science from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, where he also started his career in earnest as a network administrator.

Principal at The Migus Group & Consulting IT Architect Specializing in IAM 

Adam Migus

Allan Foster has helped build ForgeRock’s multinational success across four continents from the earliest days of the company’s founding. Allan’s deep technical knowledge has been well used in all aspects of the business while at ForgeRock, with responsibilities in Support, Engineering, Product Management, Federal, Emerging Technology, Sales and now in the Partner Community.  He serves on several boards, and is currently President of the Board at the Kantara Initiative, and is also a director on the board of the DIACC. In the past, he’s taken seats on the board at IEEE-ISTO, Portland Macintosh User Group, where he was president, and East County Business Alliance. Allan also previously served as VP APJ, CTO Office where he worked closely with businesses and governments across the Asia Pacific region.

Member Board Of Directors at DIACC & VP Global Partner Success at ForgeRock

Allan Foster

 
 

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The Added Value: Pitchfest

Pitchfest is an alternative to the traditional break-out session where speakers will receive on-the-spot feedback to help them improve their ability to communicate their message to partners and customers. This unique workshop will present participants with two challenges designed to refine their ideas regarding cybersecurity and identity management. This session is tailored to provide a low-pressure environment in which speakers will have the opportunity to present their ideas to a receptive, informed audience that will provide constructive input. 

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The Venue

The Westin Ottawa

Are you a company or guest from out of town?  Consider The Westin's accommodations to ensure you are well rested pre/post-conference.