2013 Event Speakers
Symantec Government Technology Summit 2013
CTO of Public Sector, Symantec Corporation
With over a decade of experience in the security industry, John Bordwine is widely recognized as an expert in his field. John is currently the Public Sector Chief Technology Officer at Symantec where he is focusing on the specific requirements and certifications to ensure security solution compliance to the US federal and state/ local agencies.
As the Symantec Public Sector CTO, John currently serves as a trusted advisor, providing guidance on the development of products and solutions that meet government requirements and certifications specifically focused on the Public Sector markets. John's responsibilities also include all technical activities related to Public Sector customers, which includes federal, state, and local government agencies, and education industries. In addition to these responsibilities, John also provides guidance to other Symantec business units around specific requirements to the Public Sector industry.
Previously, John spent over five years with McAfee as the Public Sector CTO and Senior Director of Security Engineering.
John served as McAfee's Senior Director of Security Engineering and was responsible for developing and managing a team of security engineers across North America. This team was created for the purpose of transforming McAfee's then-current business model based solely upon security solutions.
Prior to joining McAfee, John was the Director of Federal Systems Engineering at Enterasys Networks where he provided guidance for U.S. Government product certification and compliance.
John has spoken at numerous highly-acclaimed security events, including SANS Institute events, FOSE, AFITC, and US Government agency-specific functions. John holds a Top Secret clearance.
Symantec Endpoint Management & Mobile Systems Engineering Manager
Kawika Takayama is the Symantec Endpoint Management and Mobile Systems Engineering Manager for Public Sector. His team represents the largest DoD, Federal System Integrators, and Federal Civilian accounts globally. He team is also responsible for the support of State and Local government agencies and Educational Institutions throughout the United States. Primarily focusing on the core of Endpoint Management, the growth of Mobile and Virtualization into the Public sector has become a paramount driver for many government initiatives. As such, Kawika's Systems Engineering team have lead the way for client discussions around industry verticals and analysis and educating customers on emerging trends and technologies.
Kawika has been with Symantec for 7 years and has prior lead the Competitive Intelligence Organization working with organizations such as Tolly Group, AV-Tests, and Passmark. He also supported the Global Strategic Partner Sales Organization which include HP, Dell, IBM, Accenture, and CSC. Prior to joining Symantec, Kawika was the Director Information Assurance and National Security Officer for various government agencies and networks to include DISA, Dept of Navy, Dept of Army, and the NMCI project. Kawika is on the panel of several Cloud Computing and Mobility committees; carries over 50 industry certifications to include ISC2, ISACA, Ec-Council, and NSA; and is also a Certified Ethical Hacker.
Gary R. Galloway, PMP, ITIL
Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM), U.S. Department of State
Gary R. Galloway has been the Deputy Director of the Office of Information Assurance since May 2007. He was Deputy Director and Director for Business Technology of the Office of eDiplomacy from April 2003-May 2007, and has served in various State Department IT management positions since 1993. Mr. Galloway is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and ITIL® V3 Foundation Certified, with more than twenty years of project management experience, specializing in IT acquisition.
Mr. Galloway began his career with the Department of Interior and worked briefly at the Office of Personnel Management and the Department of Labor prior to coming to State in 1986. He is the recipient of numerous Department awards, including the Superior Honor Award in 2006. This year, Mr. Galloway was selected as a 2013 Federal 100 Award winner.
Mr. Galloway is an active member of the American Council for Technology (ACT), a graduate of the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) IT Partners Program, and a member of the Government Advisory Panel for IAC's Cybersecurity Special Interest Group. Mr. Galloway served as the Government Co-Chair for the ACT-IAC 2010 Management of Change Conference and was past co-Treasurer of the Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM). He is a mentor for the Department of State Civil Service Mentoring program and GovLoop Mentors, winning FedScoop's 2012 FedMentor of the Year award. Mr. Galloway has been a panelist or guest speaker at numerous IT-related events and has served as a member of the Symantec Government Symposium Advisory Group, and Government Co-Chair of AFCEA Bethesda's Charity Golf Tournament and Children's Inn at NIH Charity Gala.
Mr. Galloway earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and was awarded a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy with an Information Strategies Concentration from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University.
As an Evangelist for Symantec Corporation, Dale "Dr. Z" Zabriskie consults with IT professionals across the globe, advising on strategies for securing and managing their information. He is a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), certified in Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), and is known for his ability to relate both technically and conceptually in an authoritative yet entertaining style. In his 12-plus year tenure with Symantec, Mr. Zabriskie has worked with organizations in over forty countries. Private sector clients include AT&T, Boeing, FedEx, Honeywell, eBay, ING, Shell, BP, and Rio Tinto as well as public sector agencies such as the City of Los Angeles, the Internal Revenue Service, the International Monetary Fund, Saudi Aramco, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, the Ministry of Railways of the People's Republic of China, and the Ministry of the Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has also been a popular moderator and participant in numerous industry panels. His expertise is supported by over thirty years of career experience in information technology, regulatory compliance, research and development, healthcare, manufacturing, and sales with companies like IBM, SunGard, IKON, Fisher Scientific, and VERITAS.
Skip Farmer is a Distinguished Systems Engineer who joined the Symantec Public Sector Organization through the VERITAS Acquisition. One of Mr. Farmer's roles is to design data protection and COOP solutions to handle short term and long term interruptions. Mr. Farmer's core competency is developing projects from infancy, integrating baseline requirement surveys, scenario reviews and current capabilities assessments to offer a complete solution for an agency. During his 15 years serving public sector organizations, Mr. Farmer has worked on key projects that include data protection design and implementation for large Federal, State and Local agencies.
Mr. Farmer has spoken about storage solutions for continuity of operations and business optimization at CIO Engagements, Symantec Government Vision, and numerous other engagements including user group sessions. Mr. Farmer is also the co-author of the book: Digital Data Integrity: The Evolution from Passive Protection to Active Management.
Mr. Kenneth Durbin is currently the Sales Specialist for Symantec's Threat and Risk Monitoring Group (TRMG) products. As such, he has focused much of his time on the practice of Continuous Monitoring (CM). Mr. Durbin has spent the last year talking to Federal End Users about the challenges CM presents. This experience has been combined with the knowledge of our Product Management Teams and Federal Subject Matter Experts to determine what Symantec products will be most beneficial to our Federal Customers.
Mr. Durbin has been a provider of Solutions to the Federal Government, exclusively, for the past 25 years. He has specialized on large, complex federal programs and accounts, working for companies ranging from small start ups to large Fortune 500's.
Tom Tittermary is a 12 year veteran of the Storage and Infrastructure business, with 6 years at Symantec delivering Infrastructure and Cloud Architecture for Tier 1 Government programs.
Prior to working at Symantec, Tom held a role in the technical leadership at DLT solutions, where one of his duties was hosting a Radio Show on Federal News Radio 1060 called, "Who's your Data". While at DLT Tom worked with Veritas, Symantec, Hitachi Data Systems, NetApp, Brocade and McData Solutions, amongst others.
Sr. Systems Engineer, VMware
Ryan is a Sr. Systems Engineer with VMware's Public Sector organization and works closely with Federal Systems Integrator partners on their internal IT architecture and cloud initiatives, as well as their program service delivery to federal agencies.