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(this image, L-R): Steven Sprague, Richard Marshall, Mark Anderson, Ty Carlson, Jerry Woodall, Pete Nicoletti, Larry Smarr, Barry Briggs, Eric Openshaw, Vaclav Vincalek.
Conclusion: Fire CTO Design Challenge: "Getting to Zero: Achieving Zero Loss of Crown-Jewel Intellectual Property - A CXO Checklist" - including:
The Challenge Judges: Mark Anderson, Founder and Chair, INVNT/IP; Richard Marshall, CEO, X-SES; and Steven Sprague, CEO, Wave Systems, and Founding Member, INVNT/IP; and
The Challenge Team: Barry Briggs, IT Chief Architect and CTO, Microsoft; Ty Carlson, Senior Manager, Technology Program Management, Digital Products Group, Amazon; Jeff Hudson, CEO, Venafi; Pete Nicoletti, Chief Information Security Officer, Virtustream; Eric Openshaw, Vice Chairman and US Technology, Media and Telecommunications Leader, Deloitte LLP; Larry Smarr, Director, Calit2, a UC San Diego/Irvine Partnership (HQ Qualcomm Institute), UCSD; Vaclav Vincalek, President, Pacific Coast Information Systems Ltd.; and Jerry Woodall, Founder, WoodallTech and HyroAlumina, and National Medal of Technology Laureate