Petri Kuivala is an experienced international leader who currently works as a Chief Information Security Officer of NXP Semiconductors, which is a world leading provider of security and automotive semiconductor solutions. Prior to NXP he was member of Microsoft Global Security management team and prior to that worked almost 14 years with different Security leadership positions at Nokia Corporation, including as CISO and CSO. Prior to joining Nokia, Petri worked for the Helsinki Police department, and was a founding member of the Helsinki Criminal Police IT investigations department.
Tatu Ylönen founded SSH Communications Security, grew the company to $20 million in sales and 190 employees in five years, and led the company to a public listing on NASDAQ OMX Nordic in 2000. He is an experienced entrepreneur and the original inventor of SSH (Secure Shell). For more information, see his personal page. He has held various roles in the company throughout the years, including CEO, CTO, and Chief Innovation Officer. He is also the largest shareholder of the company. He holds a Master of Science degree from Aalto University.
ANNE MARIE ZETTLEMOYER
Anne Marie Zettlemoyer is a security thought leader with a business background, analytics expertise, and 19 years of experience across 8 industries. She is a highly skilled cyber strategist with expertise in cybersecurity risk and operations, decision science, metrics, and performance measurement. Her work experience includes senior management positions at large financial institutions such as Freddie Mac and Capital One, cybersecurity companies like FireEye, and service at the United States Secret Service. She holds an MBA degree from the University of Michigan and she has CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) certifications.
Sam Curry is a cybersecurity visionary with over 20 years of IT security industry experience. He is the inventor of 24 identity/crypto patents, and a co-inventor of personal firewall. Sam’s experience includes product strategy, product management, innovation management, and operational excellence. Sam is currently the Chief Product and Security Officer of Cybereason. His previous experience includes senior management positions at RSA, Microstrategy, Computer Associates, and McAfee. He has also been an entrepreneur in two start-ups. Sam holds a B.A. degree in English Language and a B.S. Degree in Physics.
Timo Syrjälä has more than 30 years of experience in capital markets and has spent the last 10 years as a private investor and a non-executive director in several firms. Prior to joining the Board of SSH Communications Security, he served on the Boards of several leading technology firms including Stonesoft (a security company specializing in firewalls, acquired by Intel/McAfee, now ForcePoint) and Efore. Earlier in his career, he held executive and managerial positions in management consulting, asset management, and investment banking. He holds a Master of Science degree from Aalto University.
Sauli Kiuru is a proven & growth driven change leader that believes strongly in teamwork and team spirit. At the early stages of his career, Mr. Kiuru (KTM) worked as an accountant for KPMG. Since then he’s been a member of numerous executive boards and boards of directors in growth companies. Mr. Kiuru worked the CFO of the Barona Group since it’s foundation in 2000 to 2010, during which time the company grew to a 100M EUR business. He served as a member of the board of directors from 2000 to 2012, when he also relinquished his shares of the company. In addition, Mr. Kiuru served as the president of the serviced apartment provider Forenom - a subsidiary of Barona – since the foundation of the company until the year 2012.
Mr. Kiuru owns a capital investment company Gaselli Capital that focuses on up-and-coming growth companies that aim to be digital forerunners in their industry. He also influences the strategic direction of the company on occasion. Gaselli Capital is the biggest owner of the BiiSafe and Optima Group businesses.
Mr. Kiuru has worked in leadership positions for a number of growth and start-up companies while being one of the primary owners and investors of those companies. Mr. Kiuru has been a member of the board of directors in Cencorp (presently Valoe) on two different occasions.
At the moment, Mr. Kiuru is the CEO of Optima Group and BiiSafe as well as the president of the board of directors.