A veteran entrepreneur and CyberSecurity expert, Lixin Lu has over 19 years of experience in the security industry and has founded 4 security startups, from malware behavior blocking on the endpoints to malware behavior analysis in a sandbox. The most recent company he founded was ValidEDGE, acquired by Intel/McAfee in 2012, where he worked as Chief Scientist in the Network Security Business Unit, leading Advanced Threat Detection product development. He owns multiple patents in advanced malware detection and analysis.
Lixin Lu has an MS from Shaanxi Normal University, a Ph.D. candidate in Geography from Beijing University, and an MS in Computer Information Science from the University of Guelph, Canada.
A distinguished security engineering and technology leader who for the past 30 years has led security research teams at McAfee, Intel and Symantec in the development and advancement of fast-paced research and intelligence-gathering capabilities. Presented at numerous security events. media events and conferences and represented organization on key industry working groups such as the Cyber Threat Alliance. Over the years he has been invited to testify at multiple US government committees including the State Senate Committee, United States Sentencing Commission, and the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Vincent holds a CISSP and graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Electronic Engineering from Dublin City University, Ireland.
Steve Garfink has more than 40 year’s work experience in finance, strategic planning, and general management, including positions as a controller for a $50-million development program in West Africa, environmental services management, and senior management role in a behavior-based security software company (InDefense, Inc.).
His education includes a BA degree with honors from Yale in International Development Studies and an MBA from Stanford in Finance and Public Management.
Bruce Parelskin leads the sales effort at TriagingX, bringing 40 plus years of high-tech sales and leadership experience. He is a recognized name in the security industry with over 20 years experience in security enterprise sales and senior leadership roles. His experience included VP, Sales roles at multiple successful startups like IntruVert Networks and CLI, where he was successful in bringing new technologies like Network IPS and VideoConference systems to market. His leadership at IntruVert resulted in a successful acquisition of the company by McAfee and sales growth exceeding $100M faster than any security product in prior history. Bruce also led sales teams in larger organizations like Cisco Systems and McAfee as well, growing his team's business dramatically in just a few year's time.
Harry Wan has more than 35 year’s work experience in leading fast-paced global engineering teams at Symantec and Arbor Networks. Harry was also the co-founder/CTO of a security startup focused on providing solutions for small and medium-sized companies, as well as the chief technology officer for an anti-piracy engineering company. Harry is the current President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance
Harry holds a CISSP and CCSK and graduated with an Electrical Engineering degree from Cal Poly Pomona, California.