Andrés Chadwick Piñera
Vice President of Chile.
Lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC). He has been a Professor of Law in the Facultie of Law at PUC and the Universidad San Sebastián. He has also been a member of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Chamber of Commerce. He is Director of Center for Public Law Studies of the Universidad San Sebastián, President of the Avanza Chile Foundation and Director of the Jaime Guzmán Foundation. He is founder and member of the Democratic Union Independent Party (UDI). He was Congressman for two periods, between 1990 and 1998, served as head of the UDI bench and served as Vice Chairman of the Chilena Congress (1996-1997). He was Senator of the Republic for two periods, representing Liberator Bernardo O’Higgins Region. He was part of the President Piñera first CXabinet in the position of Minister General Secretary of Government and Minister of Interior and Public Security
IBM Global Security Services Manager
It is one of the most influential security executives worldwide. His advice and opinion leadership in strategy and execution is sought by governments, public institutions and private companies. Their ability to communicate complex technical processes in simple and understandable terms is greatly appreciated. She is a member of advisory, nonprofit and academic councils of various public and private institutions.
Vice President of Engineering for Latin America and the Caribbean. Fortinet
As Vice President of Engineering at Fortinet, Marcelo Mayorga leads a team of more than 110 engineers distributed in Latin America and the Caribbean. He contributes to the design of the sales strategy, marketing actions and is a spokesperson for the company. He has more than 15 years of experience working in the Cybersecurity sector. During his career, he has held pre and post sales positions and has obtained certifications from different technology and industry manufacturers. Marcelo has a degree in Information Systems from the Universidad del Salvador, Argentina and has a Master in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, US.
Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft and Cybersecurity Architect, Executive Advisor and Author
She has more than 25 years of experience in cyber risks and security. Her job is to provide advice and guidance to CSOs, CIOs and CISOs in some of the largest companies in the world. She is a contributor to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR). In addition to her work at Microsoft, she is a member of the ACM Ethics and Plagiarism Committee, is an industry mentor in the cybersecurity factory and a visiting professor in the master’s degree program in cybersecurity at Boston College. Diana is a volunteer CTO and Director of Sightline Security nonprofit, a member of the US RSA Program Committee.
Global Cyber Services Leader in Deloitte
He has more than 30 years of experience in the design, development and implementation of cybersecurity and risk management programs. Nick has helped business executives and IT leaders in all sectors of the industry align cyber risk strategies with business risks, including architecture, design and integration of secure IT solutions, networks and applications.
Floris van den Dool
Executive Director in Information Security Services of Accenture, responsible for People and Institutions, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
He has more than 30 years of experience in IT and Information Security and assists many Accenture clients in the implementation of business, technological and process safety. Floris has led Accenture Security in Europe and Latin America for the past 13 years and now manages the relationship with the Cybersecurity Center of the World Economic Forum as a Founding Partner. Floris is a part-time professor at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, where he is Professor in the postgraduate program of the University, in IT Audit. He has published several articles on information security and is a regular speaker at conferences around the world.
Pamela Gidi Masías
Undersecretary of Telecommunications, Chile.
Commercial Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC), MBA at the University of California (UCLA), Los Angeles and at London Business School. Before being appointed Deputy Secretary of Telecommunications, she worked for 8 years on DirecTV. She has 25 years of solid experience in executive positions in multinational companies such as Unilever, HASBRO, Ford Motor COMPANY, JC Penny Company and The Walt Disney Company. Her career led her to be chosen among the 100 leading women in Chile, in 2014 and 2015, by El Mercurio and Mujeres Empresarias.
Senator for the Valparaíso Region.President of the Special Territories Comission of the Senate and member of the Fisherie Commission and Defense Comission.
He is an Electronic Naval Engineer and served for 35 years in the Navy, reaching the rank of Vice Admiral. It has been the promoter of the Law that designates October Cybersecurity Month, to update and promote knowledge along with carrying out the national Cybersecurity exercises. He is currently working to update the legislation that allows the modernization of the State and Civil Society and to create a new digital and secure institutionality for Chile.
National Director of the CSIRT of Government and President of the Organizing Committee of the OAS Symposium 2019.
Carlos Landeros is the National Director of the CSIRT of the Government of Chile and Head of the Network and Information Security Division of the Undersecretary of Interior and Public Security. He is the acting Chairman of the Working Group on confidence-building measures and cooperation in cyberspace of the OAS. He has a vast experience in Computer Security, working in several Chilean companies related to the banking sector, government, universities and telecommunications companies. He is an Electronic Civil Engineer from the Universidad Federico Santa María and has a Master’s Degree in Computer Law from the Universidad de Chile.
Presidential Advisor in Cybersecurity
He is a Commercial Engineer from the Universidad de Chile and a Master of Finance from the Booth School of Business of the University of Chicago. He has a vast track record in the private financial field, in management positions and in directories of national and international institutions. He was the Superintendent of Banks and Financial Institutions of Chile until May 31, 2019, in charge of financial stability and protection of depositors. He currently serves as Presidential Advisor in Cybersecurity, coordinating the relationship between the Government of Chile with the various public and private institutions in the field.
Co Founder and Organizer of 8.8 Computer Security Conference
Computer and Informatics Engineer, Master in Cybersecurity from IMF Business School and the Universidad Camilo José Cela (Spain). He has 16 years of experience in different areas of information security. He is a regular speaker of courses, talks, workshops and information security forums in different institutions, universities and national and international events. Currently Chief Security Ambassador (CSA) of ElevenPaths, Member of the Global Board of Directors (ISC)², Director of Public Policies at Whilolab, Coordinator of the Center for Industrial Cybersecurity (CCI), Professor of the Master in Cybersecurity at Adolfo Ibáñez University, Program Driver 8.8 on Radio Demente.
Gabriela Chávez Avilés
Technology editor of Grupo Expansión.
Journalist specialized in technology and business, graduated from the Universidad Panamericana. She has worked for more than 10 years in different media, such as Excelsior, Mundo Executive, Televisa and Expansión, where she has covered the source of technology for 6 years and now edits this section for both web and print. She is currently co-host of the 343 technology podcast next to Carlos Fernández de Lara on Spotify and collaborates on television for ADN 40. Her main topics of coverage are cybersecurity, technological trends such as artificial intelligence and automation as well as fake news and the impact of technology in the economy and creation of public policies.
President and Founder of MaTTica, First Laboratory for Digital Research in Latin America.
Specialist in Computer Security and Forensic Computing in Latin America. He is an Engineer in Cybernetics and Computer Systems of the University of La Salle, in Mexico City. He participated in private organizations and entities such as Interpol, UN and multiple government agencies in Latin America. He served as Executive Ambassador for the International Association of High Technology Researchers (HTCIA) and Consultant of the Council of Europe in the GLACY (Global Action on Cybercrime) project. The business magazine Expansión named him in 2017 as one of the 30 young people in the 30’s to lead the change in Mexico.
From 2013 to October 2016, he was General Director of the National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE), a center designated by the Government of Spain to provide cybersecurity services to citizens, businesses and critical infrastructure and for the development of talent and the cybersecurity industry. Miguel is Lieutenant Colonel of the Spanish Navy and has different postgraduate degrees and certifications related to the government and management of ICTs and cybersecurity. He is currently a partner and CEO of iHackLabs, a company specialized in the development of cyber-range platforms for capacitation, training and simulation in cybersecurity.
Director of Information Security AGESIC, Director and Founder of the National CERT in Uruguay (CERTuy)
He is a telecommunications engineer, specialized in Information Security. He has managed projects in the government, such as: Development and implementation of the private network, design and development of the security system of the government platform, and the design and development of PKI Uruguay and the national digital identity document. In turn, he is co-author of the book “Wireless Engineer Body of Knowledge,” and the guide “Good Practices to Establish a National CSIRT,” OAS.
Journalist and Editor of El Mercurio newspaper
Journalist specialized in science and technology. Throughout his career, he has received recognition thanks to the coverage of topics related to cybersecurity in Latin America. Currently, he coordinates the Chile Technological supplement of the newspaper El Mercurio and, on a personal basis, directs an investigation into women of STEM careers who work in areas of leadership in Chile.
Director of Public Policies and Initiatives at the Cybersecurity Center of the World Economic Forum
He leads the Cybersecurity Center of the World Economic Forum relations with governments, international organizations, academia and civil society. She is also responsible for the design of multi-stakeholder initiatives on global cooperation and cyber politics. She was responsible for the design and implementation of the EU’s global and trans-regional multi-million dollar external assistance programs on cybersecurity and cybercrime. In his role, he represented the EU in relevant international negotiations and forums such as the UN and the Council of Europe and advised on the impact of the evolution of cybersecurity policies and regulatory developments for international cooperation. She began her career as a lawyer in Greece in cases of privacy and anti-discrimination and has worked for more than a decade in international relations and diplomacy, focusing mainly on justice, the reform of the security and human rights sector.
Vice President of Digital Transformation and Executive Director of the Chamber of Digital Industry and Services of the ANDI
Lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Fellow of the OAS and LASPAU, with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from American University in Washington, DC. He has been a consultant to the IDB and FAO, has also worked for non-governmental organizations such as the International Institute of Intellectual Property, the International Republican Institute and the Heritage Foundation. He served as Director of Competitiveness and Productivity in the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.
Mario de la Cruz
President of CANIETI
At the head of CANIETI, he has promoted various actions with the objective of increasing confidence in the new digital ecosystem of Mexico. He is at the forefront of relations with the Government of Cisco Systems to boost the objectives in terms of technology, regulatory, corporate and institutional relations. With 20 years of experience, he stands out for his knowledge and contributions to national economic development.
Digital Cybercrime Officer, INTERPOL.
His career has focused on International Police Cooperation, specializing in Technological Crimes. Since 2005 he works for the General Secretariat of INTERPOL. He was a founding member of the Latin American Working Group on Technological Crimes. He currently works as a digital crime officer for America in the Directorate of Cybercrime of INTERPOL and also participates as an exhibitor in international conferences on Cybercrime as transnational crimes.
General Director of Cybersecurity and Information Protection, Ministry of ICT of Paraguay
She is an Electronic Engineer from the Faculty of Engineering of the National University of Asunción. Master in Cybersecurity (UOC, UAB, URV – Spain). Specialization in Computer Expertise and Forensic Computing (UNIR – Spain). She has participated in national and international events and courses in the United States, Estonia, Israel, Colombia and Uruguay. She specializes in Cybersecurity, with a focus on the area of cyber incident management, forensic analysis, vulnerability audits, and cybersecurity policies and regulations and critical infrastructure, mainly in the government sector.
Manager of the Cybersecurity Program of the OAS / CICTE Secretariat.
Belisario Contreras directs and coordinates the Cybersecurity division in the Organization of American States (OAS). With more than 14 years of experience in government and security initiatives, Belisario has a deep knowledge of the political and legislative processes related to computer science and cybersecurity in countries of the Latin American and Caribbean Region
Gustavo Daniel Presman
Expert in Digital and Forensic Research, University of Buenos Aires
Graduated from the Faculty of Engineering of the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). He has several international certifications in computer forensics. Professor of the Master’s Degree in Computer Security, the Specialization in Computer Law and the postgraduate degree in Cybercrime and Digital Evidence of the UBA. Former Professor of the Master in Computer Security at the UDBSV in República de El Salvador. He has been an expert, official and party expert in numerous cases. Corporate Research consultant and coach of the Armed Forces, Provincial Judicial Powers and Police of Argentina and the region in Computer Forensic Investigation. Frequent speaker and lecturer in specialty events.
Trend Micro Technology Marketing Director
She leads security research communications at TrendLabs, the Trend Micro Research and Development Center. She directs the division of the company that monitors the security threat landscape, including high-profile attacks such as Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and prevalent digital security threats such as mobile, cloud and critical infrastructure. She oversees a team that monitors and manages critical incidents and developments in the threat landscape. Myla is an expert in strategic communications with more than 10 years of experience as a security spokesman. Since then, she has handled numerous public and media commitments in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, where she shares awareness and knowledge about digital threats and their impact in the real world, along with countermeasures strategies for the computer public. Myla has a Master in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts and Letters, specializing in Communication Arts, from the University of Santo Tomás.
Vice President, Citi LATAM Corporate citizenship and government affairs
Experienced corporate analyst with a proven track record of work in the education, community development and social responsibility industry. Expert in management, strategy, creation of programs and content, and social networks. Strong community and social services professional with a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Florida International University.
Corporate Information Security Manager, Falabella Group
She is considered a benchmark in terms of strategy and execution in Cybersecurity. As information security manager, she has been the leader of security teams for the implementation of security technology projects throughout the region. Currently, she is the President of the Academic Committee of SEGURINFO in Chile.
Vice President and Engineer, Amazon Web Services
Engineer with a wide range of skills, focusing on performance management and distributed systems. Experience with systems ranging from large enterprise SMP servers to integrated portable devices. Especially interested in working on large, complex and previously unsolved problems. Specialties: government and Internet security, intelligence community data collection and processing, design and development of large-scale systems.
Director of Government Affairs and directs Cisco’s cyber security public policy work worldwide. Eric came to Cisco from Microsoft, where he was a policy advisor. He was a lawyer in the Section of Computer Crimes and Intellectual Property of the Department of Justice and Special Assistant of the United States in the Unit of Hacking and Intellectual Property of DC. He served as a Lawyer in the Office of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission and as Tax Advisor for the then Commissioner Leary. He was also Assistant Attorney General in New York, where he began the first statewide law enforcement unit in the United States focused on electronic commerce. Eric earned his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and graduated with honors from the George Washington University School of Law.
Juan Pablo Castro
Director of Technology and Strategic Cybersecurity of Trend Micro.
Cybersecurity expert with more than 15 years of experience. He acted as a trusted advisor and collaborator for global and regional organizations such as INTERPOL and the OAS. He is renowned cyber security consultant and trainer in government, financial and law enforcement sectors.
Cybersecurity Program Officer Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) Secretariat for Multidimensional Security (SSM) Organization of American States.
For more than 10 years he has worked in the field of Information Security especially in matters of cyber incident management in the region. He is currently an officer in the Cyber Security Program at the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) of the Organization of American States (OAS). Its main objective is to design and execute projects aimed at strengthening cybersecurity operational services in cyber incident response teams (CSIRTs) in Latin America and the Caribbean. In turn, the consolidation of the hemispheric network of CSIRTs (csirtamericas.org) for the cooperation and dynamic exchange of threats and cyber incidents of the member states.
Senior Public Policy Advisor at the Canada Office of Global Affairs
She is a researcher, writer, analyst and advisor on security systems reform, conflict analysis, risk assessment, democratic development, inter-institutional cooperation, government among many others. She currently serves as a Policy Advisor at the Canadian Office of Global Affairs, a position from which she conducts analysis and provides advice on Canadian cyber foreign policy, with a focus on human rights and the dimensions of internet governance.
CTIR Technical Advisor of the Presidency of Brazil
He is an Officer of the Brazilian Army with a Master in Applied Computing from the University of Brasilia. He is Technical Advisor of the General Coordination of Network Incident Treatment (CTIR) subordinated to the Military House of the Presidency of the Republic of Brazil. He has extensive experience in the area of IT, with an emphasis on network infrastructure, network management and project management. He has several specialties in Communication Network Application Projects, Project Management and Military Knowledge Specialist, among others, in various academies in Brazil.
Cnel. Francisco Villa Vargas
Director of the Cyberspace Operations Center of the Secretariat of National Defense in Mexico
He is a Communications and Electronics Engineer and has a Master’s degree in Computing from the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico. He has participated in various communications projects, as well as in the planning and implementation of the Operations Center he now directs. He has also participated in the creation of public policies that have been developed in the Mexican government regarding cybersecurity. During 2013 and 2014 he was a member of the Cyber Security Team in the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) of the Organization of American States (OAS).
President at Internet Security Alliance (ISA)
Larry Clinton is President and CEO of the Internet Security Alliance (ISA). The ISA is a multi-sector trade association that focuses on thought leadership, policy advocacy and developing best practices for cyber security. Mr. Clinton holds a certification in Cyber Security Risk Management from Carnegie Mellon University and is a member of the faculty of the Wharton School Executive Education Program. The National Association of Corporate Directors named Mr. Clinton as one of the 100 most influential people in the field of corporate governance in 2015 and 16. He is the longest serving member and 2-time chair of the board of the IT Sector Coordinating Council and serves on the Cybersecurity Advisory Board for the Center for Audit Quality. He is widely published and has been a featured spokesman on cyber issues in virtually all major media outlets from WSJ, USA Today Fox News, NBC, CBS, NYT, PBS Morning Edition CNN & even MTV in India. He testifies often before Congress. He has briefed industry and governments world-wide including NATO and the OAS.
He is the primary author and editor of the ISA’s Cyber Social Contract, policy documents which have been endorsed by the House GOP Cyber Security Task Force and were the Foundation for President Obama’s Executive Order 13636 on cyber security. He is also the principle author of the NACD Cyber Risk Handbook for corporate boards which PriceWaterhouse found had substantially improved corporate director’s management of cyber risk since its publication.