New Year, New Problems (Contributors)

Stephanie Gray
January 4, 2018


Nick Savvides, Chief Technology Officer at Symantec
As the CTO, Nick is responsible for conceptualising and delivering the portfolio strategy and building innovation roadmap for Australia, New Zealand and Japan. An information security expert, with approximately 20 years’ experience, Savvides has spent the last 10 years at Symantec in various technology and sales roles across Asia Pacific and Japan. A technology enthusiast, Savvides is a sought after presenter for conferences and contributes frequently to high profile discussions on cyber security related topics.

Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist at Agari
Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist for Agari, has spent more than 20 years as a security researcher, scientist and entrepreneur, studying phishing, crimeware and mobile security at leading organisations. In his role at Agari, he leads the company’s security research with a focus on using advanced data science to prevent email attacks.

Michael Sentonas, Vice President, Technology Strategy at CrowdStrike
Mike Sentonas is Vice President, Technology Strategy at CrowdStrike. Reporting directly to the Co-Founder and CTO, Mike’s focus is on driving CrowdStrike’s APAC go-to-market efforts and overseeing the company’s growing customer and partner network. With over 20 year’s experience in cybersecurity, Mike’s most recent roles prior to joining CrowdStrike were: Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Asia Pacific at Intel Security and Vice President and World Wide Chief Technology Officer of Security Connected at Intel Security.

Stuart Strathdee, Chief Technology Officer at Infotrust
Stuart recently joins Infotrust as Chief Technology Officer from Splunk. Stuart has over 20 years of experience from the cyber security industry, starting his career in IT support and making the transition across to security during his time at Microsoft. During Stuart’s time at Microsoft he progressed to Chief Security Advisor, the top security executive in the company, overseeing and coordinating security efforts across the organisation. Following on from his time at Microsoft, Stuart went on to head up NBN’s Cyber Defence practice and subsequently became Security Director for the APAC region at Splunk.

Endre Bihari, Risk and Security Leader
Endre is an information security professional with over 25 years progressive experience across a broad range of functional areas and varied industry segments, holding senior positions in Australian household name corporates. His academic research area is corporate governance and information security with strong focus on board of directors.