Lou Rabon has 19 years’ experience in cyber security, with 6 years’ experience in Privacy and 25+ years’ in IT. Lou’s broad global experience in technology allows him to speak to the full security stack, both at the executive and operational levels.
As a long-time technology professional, Lou also has experience in a diverse range of environments over many industries. Lou has helped some of the biggest global companies secure their networks in the United States, EMEA and APAC.
Conor Sherman has successfully built, redesigned, and reinvigorated cybersecurity programs for fast-paced, high-performing companies. With over a decade of building and running security programs in both the finance and high tech space, Conor has defended multi-billion dollar companies from attacks ranging from organized crime to nation-state actors.
The key to Conor’s success is a hands-on leadership style rooted in a first-principle methodology.
Miguel is a business oriented Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) professional with over 10+yrs of experience building customized cyber security programs for organizations. He is passionate about helping clients build solutions to protect the business from cyber security threats.
His previous experience includes serving as the Global Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance for a publicly traded financial services company, Senior GRC Consultant at PwC servicing publicly traded companies (2 yrs. as interim CISO at client) and Enterprise Cyber Security Strategist at Microsoft.
DIrector of Operations
Kevin Keating is an operations executive who has deep experience managing people and projects in complex environments. Kevin currently runs Operations for Cyber Defense Group.
Prior to CDG, Kevin worked with a major DoD contractor, supervising projects for the Marine Corps Logistics Command and coordinating requirements to support executive projects and operations. Kevin retired as a Major from the United States Marine Corps, where he held executive command positions across multiple units and coordinated military forces across multiple geographies. Kevin was deployed multiple times and has been decorated with numerous awards including the Bronze Star.
John Tooley has a thorough understanding of the challenges faced by companies seeking to effectively manage Information Security risks and technology through industry accepted methodologies, frameworks and experience. .
John combines both a strong technical background with a deep understanding of the risks and threats posed to today’s legacy and start-up organizations, as well as the methodologies needed to secure evolving areas like cloud, DevOps and IoT.
Finance & Accounting
A multifaceted, diligent, and reliable professional with nearly 15 years of successful experience in positions involving client service, business and operations management, commercial real estate lending (including underwriting, financial analysis, and documentation), and project/event planning.
Peggy is also a registered Yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance (RYT® 200), and a freelancer for Mandarin TV and Radio commercial voice-over and emcee projects. Bilingual in English and Mandarin/Chinese.