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Stuart McClure
President/CEO of Cylance, Inc.
Stuart McClure, is the CEO/President of Cylance, Inc., an elite global security services and products company solving the world's most difficult security problems for the most critical companies around the globe. Prior to Cylance, Stuart was EVP, Worldwide CTO and General Manager of the Management Business Unit for McAfee/Intel where he was responsible for a nearly $3B consumer and corporate security products business.
During his tenure at McAfee Stuart was responsible for the office of the CTO as well as an elite team of security researchers called TRACE that discovered new vulnerabilities and emerging threats focused on embedded and critical infrastructure devices. Before McAfee, Stuart helped run security at the $34B healthcare company in the U.S., Kaiser Permanente.

In 1999, Stuart was also the original founder of Foundstone, Inc., a global consulting and products company, which was acquired by McAfee in 2004. Widely recognized for his extensive and in-depth knowledge of security, Stuart is one of the industry's leading authorities in information security today.

His first book, "Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets and Solutions" has been translated into over 30 languages, is ranked the #4 computer book ever sold, and is the definitive best-selling computer security book in history. A well-published and acclaimed security visionary, Stuart McClure has over 25 years of profound technical, operational, financial and executive experience. He holds a Bachelor's from the University of Colorado-Boulder and holds numerous certifications including CNE and CCSE.

Joel Scambray
Managing Principal of Cigital, Inc.
Joel has over 15 years of experience assisting companies ranging from newly minted startups to members of the Fortune 500 address information security challenges and opportunities. Joel is a Managing Principal at Cigital, where he leads the Texas region application security practice across delivery, sales, and management of consulting and software solutions.
He also leads Cigital's mobile security practice, examining how businesses are currently confronting the mobile tidal wave. Joel's background includes roles as an executive, technical consultant, and entrepreneur. He co-founded and lead information security consulting firm Consciere for 3 years prior to acquisition by Cigital in 2011.
He has been a Senior Director at Microsoft Corporation, where he provided security leadership in Microsoft's online services and Windows divisions. Joel also co-founded security software and services startup Foundstone Inc. and helped lead it to acquisition by McAfee in 2004.
Joel is widely recognized as co-author of Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions, the international best-selling computer security book that first appeared in 1999. He is also co-author of the Hacking Exposed Windows and Web Applications series. Joel holds a BS from the University of California at Davis, a MA from UCLA, and he is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).