Director of Cyber Security Insights, Verve Industrial protection
Ron Brash is a Director of Cyber Security Insights at Verve Industrial. He has more than a decade of cybersecurity knowledge, including on selected ICS/SCADA topics, deep packet inspection, threat research, and technical areas ranging from technical risk assessments, security architecture review, OT SIEM integrations, and controls review. Brash has a master’s degree in computer science from Concordia University.
Head of Business Development UK, Nihon Cyber Defence
Tomomi Aoyama joined Nihon Cyber Defence as the head of Business Development UK in 2020. She has a Ph.D. from the Nagoya Institute of Technology, and her academic career has focused on applying process hazard analysis (PHA) to cyber risk assessment, lifecycle security management, and human factors in cyber incident response, among other cybersecurity topics.
Session Moderator - Dr. Francois Laborie, President, Cognite North America
Francois Laborie runs Cognite's operations in North America, including offices in Houston and Austin, Texas. Previously, he managed Cognite’s overall marketing activities as Chief Marketing Officer. He spent the preceding 11 years with software company Vizrt, where he served as COO and CCO, responsible for all commercial and operational activities. Laborie has a Ph.D. from the Toulouse Computer Science Research Institute.