Breakout Sessions

MPOWER 18 will feature a comprehensive agenda packed with targeted, highly technical breakouts. You’re guaranteed to gain valuable, tangible knowledge to help you maximize your security solutions and tackle today’s greatest security challenges.



NEW complimentary OpenDXL Code Camp course added to the MPOWER 18 Agenda.

Arrive a day early and broaden your McAfee solution expertise by adding OpenDXL code camp training to your MPOWER experience. In this hands-on workshop led by technical experts and community members, you will gain the knowledge and understanding to leverage existing integrations and to create OpenDXL orchestration flows, service wrappers, and clients to support your OpenDXL initiatives. This workshop will be a hands-on walkthrough of creating an OpenDXL Fabric, orchestrating existing tools using OpenDXL Node Red connectors, and developing code/scripts to integrate with OpenDXL, such as those featured at www.OpenDXL.com.

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Track Sessions

MPOWER 18 features targeted, highly technical sessions. Breakouts will offer insights and best practices to help you optimize your security and compliance initiatives. See below for track titles and descriptions.

TRACK 1
Advances in Threat Defense

Riana Smalberger, Foundstone Practices Director, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Celeste Fralick, Chief Data Scientist, McAfee
Lynda Grindstaff, Vice President, Office of the CTO, McAfee
Jon King, Sr. Principal Engineer, McAfee
Carl Woodward, Principal Engineer, McAfee
Eric Wuehler, Principal Engineer, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Morey Haber, CTO, BeyondTrust
Britton Spagnuolo, Sr. Manager, Channel Marketing, BeyondTrust
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Robert Leong, Director, McAfee Office of the CTO / Labs, McAfee
Joel Spurlock, Architect, McAfee
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Celeste Fralick, Chief Data Scientist, McAfee
Sherin Mathews, Data Scientist, McAfee
Wednesday, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Celeste Fralick, Chief Data Scientist, McAfee
Catherine Huang, Data Scientist, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
James Fraley, Professional Services Director, Enterprise Solutions, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
James Foster, Chairman & CEO, ZeroFOX
Mike Price, Chief Technology Officer, ZeroFOX
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Asheer Malhotra, Security Researcher, McAfee
Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Colby Burkett, Software Sales Engineer, McAfee
Thursday, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Joseph Harten, Director Technology Security, AT&T
Thursday, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

TRACK 2
CISO

Eric Boerger, Enterprise Technology Specialist, Enterprise Solution Architect, McAfee
Paul Luetje, Enterprise Technology Specialist, McAfee
Gary Ulaner, Group Product Manager - Data Protection, McAfee
Trey Wafer, Product Manager, McAfee
Markus Strauss, Product Manager, Database Security, McAfee
Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dawn St Amand, Senior Vice President - Cloud & Host Security Engineering, Citi
Anne Pacione, Interim CIO, St John’s University
Martha Overman, WISE President and VP of Sales, McAfee
Liz Phillips, VP, Talent and Organization Enablement, McAfee
Candace Worley, Chief Technical Strategist, McAfee
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
John Felker, DHS NCCIC Director, DHS
Trent Teyama, FBI
Cheri Caddy, Director, Enduring Security Framework (ESF), NSA
Patrick Flynn, Head, Advanced Programs Group, McAfee
Raj Samani, McAfee Chief Scientist, McAfee
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Eric Herr, Director Cybersecurity Operations, Ameren
Rex Tolman, Sr. Dir Enterprise Security, Kforce, Inc.
Bob Bruce, Assistant Vice President, US Bank
Michael Botts, Director, Security Engineering, Walmart
Aneel Jaeel, SVP, Customer Success Group, McAfee
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Levone Campbell, Cyber Team Lead\Incident Coordiantor, Aramco Services Company
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Rex Tolman, Sr. Dir Enterprise Security, Kforce, Inc.
Wednesday, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Lynda Grindstaff, Vice President, Office of the CTO, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Torben Jorgensen, Chairman of the Council for Information Security, Danish IT association (Dansk IT)
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Joseph Fiorella, Regional Solutions Architect, McAfee
Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
John Fokker, Head of Cyber Investigations, McAfee
Thursday, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Penny Hardin, Sr. Manager of Information System Security Operations, MemorialCare Health
Bin Du, Principal Architect, McAfee
Thursday, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
Tom Quillin, CTO Security Economics, McAfee
Ian Yip, Chief Technical Strategist, APAC, McAfee
Thursday, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

TRACK 3
Cloud Security

Amit Chakrabarty, Product Manager, McAfee
Ryan Wuensch, Technical Director for NSP, McAfee
Shishir Singh, VP, Hybrid Gateway Security, McAfee
Shel Sharma, Director, Product Management, McAfee
Manikandan Kenyan, Product Engineer, McAfee
Rinku Pal, Product Manager, McAfee
Girish Chitkara, Director, Software Engineering, McAfee
Tuesday, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Rajiv Gupta, SVP, Cloud, McAfee
Anand Ramanathan, VP, Product Management, McAfee
Thyaga Vasudevan, Senior Director, Product Management, McAfee
Mia Prickett, Director, Customer Advocacy, McAfee
Andy Oehler, Group Product Manager, McAfee
Tuesday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Amit Chakrabarty, Product Manager, McAfee
James Fraley, Professional Services Director, Enterprise Solutions, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Sekhar Sarukkai, VP Engineering, McAfee
Shitij Suneja, Sr. Systems Engineer, McAfee
Ryan Wuensch, Technical Director for NSP, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Anand Ramanathan, VP, Product Management, McAfee
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Brian Messer, Analyst 2 - Systems, MAXIMUS
Ingrid Kambe, Cloud Security Product Marketing, CWS, MOVE, McAfee
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Sekhar Sarukkai, VP Engineering, McAfee
Raj Samani, McAfee Chief Scientist, McAfee
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Umesh Patel, Principal Solutions Architect, Oracle
Amit Chakrabarty, Product Manager, McAfee
Wednesday, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Wayne Anderson, Enterprise Security Architect, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Matthew Reat, Program Manager, Microsoft
Eric Boerger, Enterprise Technology Specialist, Enterprise Solution Architect, McAfee
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Les Ottolenghi, CIO Caesars Entertainment, Caesars Entertainment
Rajiv Gupta, SVP, Cloud, McAfee
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Michael Schneider, Lead Product Manager - Web Protection, McAfee
Thyaga Vasudevan, Senior Director, Product Management, McAfee
Thursday, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Scott Ward, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Eric Boerger, Enterprise Technology Specialist, Enterprise Solution Architect, McAfee
Thursday, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Kaushik Narayan, CTO Skyhigh, VP, McAfee
Thursday, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
Anand Ramanathan, VP, Product Management, McAfee
Thursday, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

TRACK 4
Data Protection & GDPR

Michael Schneider, Lead Product Manager - Web Protection, McAfee
Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Paul Lindsey, IT Principle, Cigna
Grzegorz Zalinski, Network Security Engineering and Operations, Cigna
Michael Schneider, Lead Product Manager - Web Protection, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
William Frauly, Cyber Security Engineer, Xcel Energy
Keith Page, Sales Engineer, McAfee
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Jeff Ebeling, SE Specialist Web Protection, McAfee
Thomas Bryant, Technical Director, McAfee
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Didier Thizy, VP, Cloud Security, TITUS
William Frauly, Cyber Security Engineer, Xcel Energy
Flora Garcia, Sr. Attorney, Privacy/Security, McAfee
Roy Kamp, CEUR Attorney, McAfee
Simon Lorrimer-Roberts, Technical Program Manager assigned to GDPR, McAfee
Wednesday, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Shlomi Zrahia, Software Engineer/Product Manager, McAfee
Christian Macdonald, Systems Integration Consultant, McAfee
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Assaf Almaz, Director of Engineering, McAfee
Graham Clarke, Director of Product Management, McAfee
Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Peter Neal, Engineering Manager, McAfee
Gary Ulaner, Group Product Manager - Data Protection, McAfee
Thursday, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Cheri Caddy, Director, Enduring Security Framework (ESF), NSA
Trent Teyema, SVP and Chief Technology Officer, Parsons Corporation
Thomas Gann, Chief Public Policy Officer, McAfee
Thursday, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

TRACK 5
Endpoint Security

Naveen Chakrapani, Product Manager, McAfee
Ted Pan, Technical Marketing Engineer, McAfee
Joseph Petrocelli, Director, Product Management, McAfee
Derek Watkins, Product Manager, McAfee
Kathy Trahan, Senior Product Marketing Manager, McAfee
Santosh Kumar, Product Manager, McAfee
Tuesday, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chandan Kundapur, Product Manager, McAfee
Nosa Obasohan, Product Manager, McAfee
Briana Farro, Global Technical Director, McAfee
Trey Wafer, Product Manager, McAfee
Basant Kumar, Product Manager, McAfee
Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ted Pan, Technical Marketing Engineer, McAfee
Derek Watkins, Product Manager, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Christian Klim, Systems Manager, Procter & Gamble
Nosa Obasohan, Product Manager, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Paul Luetje, Enterprise Technology Specialist, McAfee
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Nosa Obasohan, Product Manager, McAfee
Basant Kumar, Product Manager, McAfee
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Josh Vanderpool, Cyber Security Advisor - Endpoint Security, FedEx
Kyle Wood, Cyber Security Consultant, McAfee
Wednesday, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Andrew Avanessian, Chief Operating Officer, Avecto
Wednesday, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Guillermo Colsani, ENS Engineer Manager, McAfee
Marcos Oviedo, SW Architect, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
David Barron, Assistant Vice President, Cybersecurity, GM Financial
Chandan Kundapur, Product Manager, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Jon King, Sr. Principal Engineer, McAfee
Trey Wafer, Product Manager, McAfee
Basant Kumar, Product Manager, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Chris Trudel, Cyber Security Engineer, CSAA
Briana Farro, Global Technical Director, McAfee
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Michael Glotfelty, HBSS Team Lead, Cloudburst Security
Susan Poston, Endpoint Security Engineer, Cloudburst Security
Joseph Culbertson, Professional Services Consultant, McAfee
Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Robert Leong, Director, McAfee Office of the CTO / Labs, McAfee
Thursday, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Michael Shipp, Information Security Engineer, Healthfirst
Nathan Jenniges, Senior Director, Endpoint Client Products, McAfee
Thursday, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Trey Wafer, Product Manager, McAfee
Thursday, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

TRACK 6
Evolve Your Security Operations

Mike Epplin, Regional Specialist - ESM, MI, MBA, McAfee
Richard Hart, Regional Specialist - ESM, MI, MBA, Enterprise Technology Specialist, McAfee
Jason Rolleston, Vice President, McAfee
Brian Trombley, Sr Director, Product Management, McAfee
Terry Stuart, ETS Manager, McAfee
Tuesday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mike Epplin, Regional Specialist - ESM, MI, MBA, McAfee
Richard Hart, Regional Specialist - ESM, MI, MBA, Enterprise Technology Specialist, McAfee
Brian Trombley, Sr Director, Product Management, McAfee
Nina Smith, Product Manager, McAfee
Terry Stuart, ETS Manager, McAfee
Randy Kersey, Product Manager, McAfee
Ratnesh Saxena, Director, Product Management, McAfee
Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Rodel Alejo, Systems Integration Consultant, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
David Barron, Assistant Vice President, Cybersecurity, GM Financial
Wayne Anderson, Enterprise Security Architect, McAfee
Mo Cashman, Enterprise Security Architect, McAfee
Jason Rolleston, Vice President, McAfee
Josh Thurston, Head of Cybersecurity Operations, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Brian Trombley, Sr Director, Product Management, McAfee
Terry Stuart, ETS Manager, McAfee
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Ratnesh Saxena, Director, Product Management, McAfee
Hector Juarez, Product Manager, McAfee
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Mo Cashman, Enterprise Security Architect, McAfee
Martin Ohl, Solution Architect, McAfee
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Eric Taylor, CTO, Atos
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Alexander Johnson, Senior Security Incident Responder, Land O’ Lakes
Elliott Breukelman, Senior Information Security Engineer, Land O’ Lakes
Keith Page, Sales Engineer, McAfee
Wednesday, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Randy Kersey, Product Manager, McAfee
Razil Garbacz, Security Operations Analyst – Tier 2, McAfee
Wednesday, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Justin Grider, Cyber Security Engineer II, Mercy Health
Brian Kile, SE, McAfee
Michael Logan, Software Sales Engineer, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Jason Brown, Enterprise Technology Specialist, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Tatianna Flores, NAO Practice Lead, AI & Machine Learning, Atos
Joshua Lambert, Solutions Architect & Pre-Sales Manager, Atos
John Almlof, Director Strategic Alliances & Business Development, Nozomi Networks
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Stephan Jou, CTO, Interset
Nina Smith, Product Manager, McAfee
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Mike Epplin, Regional Specialist - ESM, MI, MBA, McAfee
Richard Hart, Regional Specialist - ESM, MI, MBA, Enterprise Technology Specialist, McAfee
Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Michael Lawson, ATD, Enterprise Technology Specialist, McAfee
Thursday, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

TRACK 7
Security Management And Collaboration

Pieter Siedsma, Senior Security Architect - Office of the CISO, ING Bank
Frank Loose, Security Consultant, ING Bank
Mike Mitchell, Senior Security Engineer, Swimlane LLC
Darren Thomas, Senior Product Manager, McAfee
Kathy Trahan, Senior Product Marketing Manager, McAfee
Christopher Smith, DXL Architect, Principle Engineer, McAfee
Ted McDonald, Engineer, McAfee
Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tammy Smith, Cyber Security Advisor, FedEx
Alan Kaplan, Sales Engineer, McAfee
Jon Provancher, Engineering Operations, McAfee
Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Tony Gigliotti, President, Autonomic Software
Harish Rao, Senior Software Engineer, Autonomic Software
Nick Keuning, Director, Solutions Architecture, Tenable
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Earl Duby, CISO, Lear
Rick Blanch, Manager - Software Sales Engineer, McAfee
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Scott Kennell, Senior Systems Engineer, CACI
Manu Bakshi, Principal, ServBeyond Solutions LLC
Aaron Baker, Senior Professional Services Consultant, McAfee
Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Naveen Chakrapani, Product Manager, McAfee
Ted Pan, Technical Marketing Engineer, McAfee
Sumant Vashisth, Director of Engineering, McAfee
Wednesday, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Steen Pedersen, Principal Architect, McAfee
Art Zeigler, Principal Engineer, McAfee
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Alex Eng, Security Engineer, Leidos
Don Hanson, Engineering Director, McAfee
Darren Thomas, Senior Product Manager, McAfee
Christopher Smith, DXL Architect, Principle Engineer, McAfee
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Ben Cody, VP, McAfee
Joseph Petrocelli, Director, Product Management, McAfee
Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Tony Gigliotti, President, Autonomic Software
Harish Rao, Senior Software Engineer, Autonomic Software
Nick Keuning, Director, Solutions Architecture, Tenable
Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Scott Ward, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Alyssa Miller, Manager - Information Security Solutions Practice, CDW
Thursday, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Gordon Mackay, CTO, Digital Defense, Inc.
Gunner Clary, Software Development Engineer, Digital Defense, Inc.
Thursday, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Marvin Smith, Product Development Engineer, McAfee
Brian Urch, Senior System Engineer Manager, McAfee
Thursday, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Targeted Group Meetings

Arrive early to participate in the very popular Targeted Group Meetings (TGMs)! The meetings are built around specific topics and are designed to allow you to network with your peers and to meet directly with key product managers, engineers and developers. You’ll learn what’s on deck at McAfee, get hands on with product prototypes and hear what the future may hold. This is your chance to learn from your peers and offer your insights to help mold the future of McAfee. These targeted sessions will be offered at MPOWER 18 on Tuesday, October 16.

CPE Credits for MPOWER 18

CPE Credits for MPOWER 18 (ISC)2® Type "A" CPEs are awarded to (ISC)2® members for activities which are directly related to the Domains of the CISSP.

CPEs are awarded at the rate of one CPE per hour of activity for information security events. As an official (ISC)2® CPE Submitter, McAfee can submit CPEs for you after MPOWER 18. Please provide your (ISC)2® member number and your first and last name to pam_granlund@mcafee.com, and your CPEs will be submitted to (ISC)2®. The cut-off to submit through McAfee is December 31, 2018.

MPOWER ATTENDEES: Create your Own Agenda

You will be able to map out your daily schedule of sessions and events you most want to attend through the MPOWER 18 My Event site by entering your registration login information and then clicking on "My Schedule" to create your personalized agenda.

When the Mobile App is available, you will be able to view your agenda on your mobile device.