Keynote Speakers 


Theresa Payton

CEO and President at Fortalice Solutions LLC
Former White House CIO

In the wake of recent, debilitating cyberattacks at hitting organizations large and small,, Theresa Payton remains the cybersecurity expert companies turn to regarding efforts to strengthen cybersecurity measures and understand the impact of the Internet of Things and the importance of securing Big Data. Named one of the top 25 Most Influential People in Security by Security Magazine, she is one of America's most respected authorities on Internet security, data breaches and fraud mitigation.
The first female to serve as White House Chief Information Officer, Payton oversaw IT operations for the President and his staff from 2006 to 2008. Previously, she held executive roles in banking technology at Bank of America and Wells Fargo, facilitating her broad knowledge of cybersecurity risks and measures in the financial services industry. Currently, as the founder, president and CEO of market leading security consulting company, Fortalice Solutions, LLC, she remains the expert that organizations go to for help understanding and improving their IT systems.
Payton collaborated with IT expert and attorney, Ted Claypoole, to author two books focused on helping others learn how to protect their privacy online, after receiving a number of pleas from friends and strangers regarding account hacking. Hailed as ‘must-reads,’ Privacy in the Age of Big Data and Protecting Your Internet Identity, outline peoples’ rights, as well as tips and strategies for building and maintaining a positive online image.
Recognized as a 2015 William J. Clinton distinguished lecturer by the Clinton School of Public Service, Payton will provide ISACA attendees with a fascinating narrative on the world of cybersecurity, including insight and methods critical to protecting organizations and information from rapidly evolving cyberattacks.
Theresa has been on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and is the go to cybersecurity and privacy expert on various news TV and radio shows such as the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS news, MSNBC, Fox Business, Fox News and Nationally Syndicated radio programs on Xirius FM and AM radio stations.
From the White House to your company, Theresa will provide you with tips to break all the rules to win the cybersecurity war with criminals.

Randy Shoup

CTO at Randy Shoup Consulting
Former Engineering Director DevOps at Google and Chief Architect at eBay

Randy Shoup has worked as a senior technology leader and executive in Silicon Valley for the past 25 years at companies ranging from small startups, to mid-sized places, to eBay and Google. In his consulting practice, he applies this experience to scaling the technology infrastructures and engineering organizations of his client companies. He was Director of Engineering in Google's cloud computing group, leading several teams building Google App Engine, the world's largest Platform as a Service. He spent 6 1/2 years as Chief Engineer at eBay, and served as CTO of KIXEYE. Randy is a frequent keynote speaker and consultant in areas from scalability and cloud computing, to analytics and data science, to engineering culture and DevOps. He is particularly interested in the nexus of people, culture, and technology.

Dr. Jyn Schultze-Melling

Director for Privacy Policy, Europe at Facebook

Jyn is Facebook's Director for European privacy policy. Operating out of the company's international headquarters in Dublin, he serves as a point of contact and a reliable source of information for policymakers and other stakeholders who have questions about Facebook's privacy efforts. With a background as a former information technology lawyer in a major law firm, during his 15-year-career as an international data protection and privacy professional he held both operational and leadership responsibilities in various corporations, at last as Chief Privacy Officer of the Allianz Group, one of the world's biggest providers of insurance and financial services. Jyn also regularly speaks and publishes on privacy issues and serves on the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) European Advisory board. Founded in 2000 as a not-for-profit organisation, the IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.

Shannon Lietz

DevSecOps - Red Team - Information Security Leader - Senior Manager
Cloud Security Engineering at Intuit

Shannon Lietz is an award winning innovator with over two decades of experience pursuing advanced security defenses and next generation security solutions. Ms. Lietz is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driving the company’s cloud security strategy, roadmap and implementation in support of corporate innovation. Previous to joining Intuit, Ms. Lietz worked for ServiceNow where she was responsible for the cloud security engineering efforts. Prior to this, Ms. Lietz worked for Sony where she drove the implementation of a new secure data center and led crisis management for a large-scale security breach. She has founded a metrics company, led major initiatives for hosting organizations as a Master Security Architect, developed security software and consulted for many Fortune 500 organizations. Ms. Lietz holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Mount St. Mary’s College.