Traditional rules-based cybersecurity applications of the past are struggling to keep up in today's mobile, social, and hyper-connected world.  However, the convergence of big data technology, analytic advancements, and a variety of other factors have sparked an emerging breed of applications that will forever change the way organizations protect themselves.

Join fellow cybersecurity experts and industry executives as we come together to discuss the future of cybersecurity.


Apache Hadoop Meets Cybersecurity
Executive Summit

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Star - Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters
One Cowboys Way
Frisco, TX 75034


8:30AM - Registration & Breakfast

9:00AM - Cloudera Welcome

9:15AM - Apache Hadoop Meets Cybersecurity, Cloudera

Mike Olson - Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera 

During this presentation Cloudera's Chief Strategy Officer will explore how Apache Hadoop continues to help cyber professionals extend their enterprise visibility while scaling data and taking analytics capabilities to new heights. 

9:45AM - Advanced Threat Intelligence With Analytics, Intel

Jeff Towle - Global Solution Architect Group Security Lead Manager, Intel

Learn about Intel’s first-hand experience of trying to secure one of the largest technology companies in the world, and how Apache Hadoop helped them achieve the scale they required. 

10:15AM - Break

10:30AM - The New Era of Security, Securonix

Tanuj Gulati - CTO, Securonix

We’ve arrived at a turning point: Advances in big data, behavior analytics and machine learning are revolutionizing information security. In this presentation, Securonix co-founder and CTO Tanuj Gulati demonstrates how Securonix security analytics plus Cloudera big data intelligence are combining to deliver on the promise of big data security. The result is SNYPR, and it’s not only a great way to introduce your BI department to your security team, it also reveals an entirely new perspective on enterprise risk. 

11:00AM - Industry Overview & Panel Discussion

Rocky DeStefano, Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert at Cloudera

Join Rocky as he shares current and future cybersecurity challenges, followed by a panel discussion with the other cybersecurity speakers. 

11:45AM - Adjourn - VIP Guided Tour


  • Mike Olson

    Chief Strategy Officer,

    Mike (@mikeolson) co-founded Cloudera in 2008 and served as its CEO until 2013 when he took on his current role of chief strategy officer (CSO.) As CSO, Mike is responsible for Cloudera’s product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment and direct engagement with customers. Prior to Cloudera Mike was CEO of Sleepycat Software, makers of Berkeley DB, the open source embedded database engine. Mike spent two years at Oracle Corporation as vice president for Embedded Technologies after Oracle’s acquisition of Sleepycat in 2006. Prior to joining Sleepycat, Mike held technical and business positions at database vendors Britton Lee, Illustra Information Technologies and Informix Software. Mike has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Rocky DeStefano

    Cybersecurity Expert,

    Mr. DeStefano feels privileged to begin his career with the United States Air Force as member of the Intelligence community. After his military service Rocky went on to serve as a member of the Incident Response Team (IRT) at AFCERT. The dedication and skillsets needed in those roles have been critical in his private sector pursuits too. Among other jobs, Rocky founded and was Technical Director of the Global Security Operations Center at EDS, directed the Security Operations Practice at ArcSight, ran global services for NetWitness and was the founder and CEO of Visible Risk (acquired by Click Security). At every step in his career, Rocky's focus has been to continually strive to find better visibility and detection solutions to defend the enterprise.

  • Tanuj Gulati

    Co-Founder and CTO,

    Tanuj Gulati is a thought leader in security applications of big data analytics. He is co-founder and chief technology officer of Securonix where he leads engineering and product management. Internally, he is known as “chief inventor” of the company’s most innovative solutions. Gulati is a sought after security analytics expert who advises Fortune 500 organizations, Federal agencies and think tanks. He sits on the governance boards of information security programs at several large organizations to guide the implementation of identity, access, governance, risk and compliance initiatives. In 2016, the Golden Bridge Awards named Gulati “executive of the year” and “most innovative executive of the year.” Previously, Gulati founded and served at VAAU from its inception to its acquisition by Sun Microsystems. He also held key positions at Oracle and Sun Microsystems where he led the global technology team for the identity governance, compliance, and risk product portfolio.

  • Jeff Towle

    Global Solution Architect Group Security Lead Manager, Intel

    Jeff has 12 years of experience building innovative, leading edge information security and risk management business models for the enterprise. He leads the Intel Security Architecture Group and provides expert advice on cyber security reference architecture for Intel’s Virtuous Cycle of growth. Security is at the foundation of Intel’s strategy to connect Cloud, Data Center, and the Internet of Things Devices. Big Data solutions are revolutionizing how Intel’s Virtuous Cycle are protected from cyber attacks, nation-state actors and malicious insiders. Jeff helps educate and apply non-deterministic cyber solutions early in the kill chain to discover and remediate anomalies (from hackers or systems outages) in near real-time. Intel’s silicon based, built-in security can be extended to provide true “Edge-to-Cloud” actionable insight. Jeff is a liaison between Intel’s business lines and its major partners such as Accenture, Cloudera and its corresponding ecosystem of partners and suppliers. He is based in Minneapolis and supports security architecture globally for Intel. Prior to Intel he has served in leadership roles at Gurucul, British Telecom, Optiv, and Shavlik Technologies.



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