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Bill Mann
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Security Business Unit
Bilhar Mann is senior vice president and general manager at CA, responsible for the company's Security Management business unit. Previously, Bill was senior vice president for CA's eTrust Threat and Security Information Management product lines, including the company's antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, firewall, vulnerability management, policy compliance, security event management and network forensics solutions. In this role, Bill was responsible for product management, research and development and the CA threat response center.

Earlier, Bill served as vice president of product management for CA's eTrust Identity and Access Management product line, helping to define and deliver on CA's vision for an integrated Identity and Access Management suite as well as playing an instrumental role in CA's acquisition of Netegrity.

Prior to joining CA in 2003, Bill was in the web caching, media streaming and content distribution space within Novell's Net Content Business Unit and then with Volera, a majority-owned subsidiary of Novell. As director of business development at Novell, Bill defined a co-hosted content distribution service and established strategic partnerships with data center hosting companies. At Volera, as director of product management, Bilhar was responsible for product management and strategy across all Volera solutions.

Bill joined Novell after its acquisition of JustOn Inc, an Application Service Provider (ASP) startup that he co-founded in 1999. At JustOn, Bill held the position of CTO and was instrumental in developing JustOn's first application, an Internet file-sharing service, which reached 5 million users in less than 6 months of operation.

As director of product management for email and web security firm Worldtalk (now Tumbleweed) he was credited with the first integrated web security product for anti-spam, antivirus, malicious code and content inspection.

Before moving to the United States in 1996, Bill ran a London-based IT consulting firm. There he held security-related consulting and engineering positions for the UK DERA (Defense Research and Evaluation Agency), SITA (Société Internationale De Télécommunications Aéronautiques) in France, British Telecom and Digital Equipment Corp.

Bill received a bachelor's degree with honors in computer science from Aston University in England and is also CISSP certified.

Risto Siilasmaa
Chairman of the Board
F-Secure Corporation
Risto Siilasmaa is the founder of F-Secure and served as the President and CEO of the company until November 5, 2006. Since that he holds the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is also a Chairman of the Boards of Ekahau Inc. and Efecte Corporation. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Blyk Ltd., a member of the Board of the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries, a member of the Board of Elisa Corporation and a Vice Chairman of the Board of Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Siilasmaa serves also on the Communications Administration advisory board of the Ministry of Transport and Communications Finland and is a member of permanent stakeholder group of European Network and Information Security Agency (Enisa). Risto Siilasmaa is a member of the advisory boards of the Helsinki University of Technology and Helsinki University of Economics.

Ken Denman
Chairman & CEO
iPass, Inc.

When Ken Denman joined iPass in 2001, the company had never turned a profit and was facing stiff competition as a single-product remote access provider. He led the successful efforts to transform iPass into a world leader in platform-based enterprise mobility services. During Ken's tenure, iPass has dramatically expanded its enterprise sales channels, Forbes 2000 customer penetration and international sales. In the first two years under his leadership, iPass doubled its revenues and achieved both positive cash flow and sustained profitability. He led a successful initial public offering in 2003, and three strategic acquisitions that significantly broadened the company's product portfolio, extended its technology foundation, and fortified its engineering capabilities.

Ken's career spans more than 20 years in the global telecommunications and IT industries. Before joining iPass, Ken founded AuraServ Communications, a managed service provider of broadband voice and data applications, and served as its President and CEO. Earlier, he served as Senior Vice-President at MediaOne's National Markets Group. In that capacity, he led teams that exceeded new subscriber growth targets, reduced customer churn, created company-leading customer satisfaction improvement, and implemented a major network upgrade.

He also served as Chief Operating Officer of Media One's International Wireless Group, leading international joint ventures including Era GSM, which became Poland's leading wireless provider, and Westel 900, Hungary's leading wireless provider. As Vice-President and General Manager of Wholesale Wireless Markets at U S WEST, Ken tripled revenues in just two years. Ken holds an M.B.A. from the University of Washington and a B.S. in Accounting from Central Washington University.

Phillip Dunkelberger
President & Chief Executive Officer
PGP Corporation
Mr. Dunkelberger has extensive technology and security industry expertise. He served as CEO of PGP Inc., the original PGP software startup, and as Vice President of Sales at Symantec Corporation. Most recently, Mr. Dunkelberger served as Entrepreneur-In-Residence at DCM. He also served as President and CEO of Embark, a Web-based recruitment and admissions software company, and as President and COO of Vantive Corporation, a vendor of enterprise customer relationship management (CRM) software products. He serves on Project Arena's Advisory Board and TechNet's CEO Cybersecurity Task Force. Mr. Dunkelberger has a B.A. in Political Science from Westmont College.

Philippe Courtot
Chairman & CEO
Qualys, Inc.

Philippe Courtot is the chairman and CEO of Qualys, Inc. a leading provider of on demand vulnerability management.

Demonstrating a unique mix of technical vision, marketing and business acumen, Philippe Courtot has repeatedly built innovative companies into industry leaders. As CEO of Qualys, Philippe has worked with thousands of companies to improve their network security. In 2004, Philippe received the SC Magazine Editor's Award for bringing on demand technology to the network security industry and for co-founding, with former White House advisor Howard Schmidt, the CSO Interchange to provide a forum for sharing information in the security industry.

Before joining Qualys, Philippe was the Chairman and CEO of Signio, an electronic payment start-up that he repositioned to become a significant e-commerce player. In February 2000, VeriSign acquired Signio for more than a billion dollars. Today, VeriSign's payment division, based on the Signio technology, handles 30% of electronic transaction in the U.S., processing $100-million in daily sales. Prior to Signio, Philippe was President and CEO of Verity, where he re-engineered the company to become the leader in enterprise knowledge retrieval solutions. Under Philippe's direction, the company completed its initial public offering in November 1995. Philippe also turned an unknown company of 12 people, cc:Mail, into the dominant e-mail platform provider, achieving a 40% market share while competing directly against IBM and Microsoft. Acknowledging the market leading position of cc:Mail and the significance of e-mail in corporate environments, Lotus acquired the company in 1991. In 1986, as CEO of Thomson CGR Medical, a medical imaging company, Philippe received the Benjamin Franklin award for his role in the creation of a nationwide advertising campaign promoting the life-saving benefits of mammography. Philippe served on the Board of Trustees for The Internet Society, an international non-profit organization that fosters global cooperation and coordination on the development of the Internet. French and Basque born, he holds a Masters Degree in Physics from the University of Paris, came to the US in 1981 and has lived in Silicon Valley since 1987.

John W. Thompson
Chairman of the Board and CEO
Symantec Corporation
John W. Thompson is chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Symantec Corporation. Under Thompson's leadership, Symantec has grown from a small consumer software publisher to the market leader for security and availability solutions to help customers manage their rapidly growing digital assets.

Recognizing the growing importance of information and the need to protect it, Thompson and his team have made a number of strategic acquisitions to expand the company's ability to help consumers and businesses secure and manage their growing dependence on online, real-time information. With global operations in more than 40 countries, the company is viewed as a strategic partner to its customers, providing a broad range of security, storage, availability, and performance management solutions to help them proactively manage their IT infrastructure.

In September 2002, President George W. Bush appointed Thompson to the National Infrastructure Advisory Committee (NIAC), to make recommendations regarding the security of the critical infrastructure of the United States. In addition, Thompson has served as the chair of the Silicon Valley Blue Ribbon Task Force on Aviation Security and Technology to identify and evaluate technology-driven solutions to improve the security and efficiency of national and local aviation.

Prior to joining Symantec, Thompson had a distinguished career with the IBM Corporation where he held senior executive positions in sales, marketing and software development. In his last assignment, he was general manager of IBM Americas and a member of the company's Worldwide Management Council. Thompson is a member of the board of directors of UPS and Seagate. He completed his undergraduate studies at Florida A&M University and holds a master's degree in management science from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

Suzanne Magee
TechGuard Security, LLC
Suzanne Magee, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, is co-founder, CEO and President of TechGuard Security, an Information Technology products and services company mission-focused on US Critical Infrastructure Security and National Cyberdefense. Founded in February 2000, TechGuard is a women-owned, small, disadvantaged business, providing trusted security services, research and development, and training programs to defense and intelligence communities, federal and state governments and commercial clients. TechGuard services include network vulnerability analysis, certification and accreditation of systems, systems testing and evaluation, security architecture development and certified security awareness training programs. TechGuard research labs have developed the Great Walls of Fire product suite of firewalls and network security devices, including the new Poliwall™ with Heuristic Internet Protocol Packet Inspection Engines (HIPPIE)™ allowing or denying access by country of origin at the click of a mouse. TechGuard Security was awarded a coveted NIST ATP grant for Artificial Intelligence firewall research and has been selected as protégés of Booz Allen Hamilton in the Department of Defense Mentor-Protégé program; and of BAE Systems in the Department of Homeland Security Mentor-Protégé program. TechGuard recruits, develops and retains top-performing professionals, including many retired military personnel who are committed to excellence and national security initiatives-the TechGuardians.

Suzanne contributes volunteer hours to several groups - Board Member for the Small Business Development Center Advisory Board for the State of Missouri; Advisory Board member for the St. Louis University Jefferson-Smurfit Entrepreneurial Studies Program; Judge for the Washington University Olin Cup Business Plan Competition; Past-President of the FBI's InfraGard Board of Directors for the St. Louis Chapter; Founding Member of the Women Impacting Public Policy group; the Cyber Security Industry Alliance, founding member of the National Cyber Security Alliance in Washington D.C.; and a member of the Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Defense Industry Group. Suzanne has won many honors including the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Public Policy Advocate of the Year Award; Distinguished Woman Business Owner; Missouri Regional Top 50 Company; SBA Small Business Team of the Year for the Eastern Missouri Region; St. Louis Economic Council Entrepreneurial Company of the year; and Maryland IT Incubator Company of the Year. TechGuard has located in incubator facilities in the St. Louis Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri, in the UMBC Technology Center in Baltimore, Maryland, and in the Western Michigan Science and Technology Initiative in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Gene Hodges
Chief Executive Officer
Websense, Inc.
Gene Hodges is chief executive officer of Websense, Inc. He joined the company in early 2006 to drive the organization's growth, set the strategic vision and manage the global operations of the business.

Under Hodges' leadership, Websense has expanded its business to deliver intelligent content protection solutions that include Web security, email security, information leak prevention and an on-demand security platform. By driving the acquisitions of PortAuthority Technologies and SurfControl, Hodges has bolstered the Websense security offerings and doubled its customer base to more than 50,000 customers worldwide.

Hodges joined the company from McAfee, Inc., a security software vendor, where he was president. In addition to more than a decade of experience in the security software industry, Hodges was vice president of marketing for a wireless data startup, managing a $150 million office automation business for Digital Equipment Company.

Hodges earned a bachelor's degree in arts from Haverford College in Pennsylvania with honors, and he completed the Harvard Advanced Management Program for business executives.