October 16–19, 2017
It’s a wrap!
Thank you to everyone who participated in CONVERGE17.
Please enjoy these video highlights from our General Session. See you in 2018!
With inspiring conversations from industry leaders about the issues impacting the work you do today, and where our future is headed
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer,
Orion Hindawi co-founded Tanium in 2007 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Orion leads product strategy and development of the Tanium Platform, in addition to all customer-facing technical operations and management functions. A technology visionary and accomplished inventor, Orion has led the development of enterprise-scale endpoint security and management platforms for the past 18 years at BigFix, Inc. (acquired by IBM in 2010) and Tanium, in addition to holding multiple software patents in the areas of network communications and systems management. Orion works closely with Tanium customers on a daily basis in the pursuit of inventing new approaches for solving the significant challenges IT departments face securing and managing large, global enterprise environments. Orion also serves on the Tanium Board of Directors.
Co-Founder & General Partner,
Marc Andreessen is a co-founder and general partner of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. He is an innovator and creator, one of the few to pioneer a software category used by more than a billion people, and one of the few to establish multiple billion-dollar companies. Marc co-created the highly influential Mosaic Internet browser and cofounded Netscape, which later sold to AOL for $4.2 billion. He also cofounded Loudcloud, which as Opsware sold to Hewlett-Packard for $1.6 billion. Marc holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Marc serves on the board of the following Andreessen Horowitz portfolio companies: Anki, Bracket Computing, Dialpad, Honor, Lytro, Mori, OpenGov, and Samsara. He is also on the board of Facebook and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.
Jason Kilar has invested his career in creating, building, and/or scaling customer-obsessed, missionary companies. In spring 1997, he joined Amazon.com, where he held a variety of leadership roles, including running its books, music, and video businesses across North America and, following that, its Worldwide Application Software business. In 2007, Jason became founding CEO of online video service Hulu, which grew to more than $1 billion in revenue and 700 employees. In fall 2013, Jason co-founded and became CEO of Vessel, an online video service backed by Bezos Expeditions, Benchmark, and Greylock Partners, which was recently acquired by Verizon. Jason earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served on the Board of DreamWorks Animation, and currently serves on the Boards of Univision Communications and Brighter.
Co-Founder / Global Director,
Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center
Christopher Novak, a co-founder and the Global Director of the Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Investigative Response and Computer Forensics. In his current position, Christopher manages teams of highly skilled consultants located around the world. Each team maintains experts in various fields of study and practice, including forensic analysis, malware reverse engineering, threat intelligence analysis, and threat actor attribution. Christopher specializes in high-level crisis and emergency response matters and regularly consults with executives from Fortune 500 companies on pre-planning for such situations, as well as leading active crisis response matters and liaising with external partners. Christopher holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
The New York Times
Nicole Perlroth covers cybersecurity for The New York Times. She is the recipient of several journalism awards including best technology reporting by the Society of Business Editors and Writers. Her 2014 Times profile of security blogger Brian Krebs was optioned by Sony Pictures and a 2016 story of Chinese hackers in a welding shop server was optioned for a television series by The Weinstein Company. Prior to joining the Times in 2011, Ms. Perlroth covered venture capital and start-ups for Forbes Magazine. She is currently at work on a cybersecurity book, “This Is How They Tell Me The World Ends” for Penguin/Portfolio (2017). Ms. Perlroth is a guest lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a graduate of Princeton University (B.A.) and Stanford University (M.A.).
Chief Revenue Officer,
Mark serves as Tanium’s Chief Revenue Officer. Mark joined Tanium after 10 years at Salesforce where he was most recently Senior Vice President, Commercial Sales. Prior to Salesforce, Mark held various technology sales and sales management roles for firms including Gartner, Scient, and Nortel. He lives in Oakland, California, with his wife and three children.
Denise E. Zheng
The Business Roundtable
Denise E. Zheng is VP at the Business Roundtable, where she oversees the Technology and Internet Innovation Committee. She was previously senior fellow and director of the Technology Policy Program at CSIS, where she led research initiatives on cyber and emerging technology. Prior to CSIS, Denise was chief of staff and lead science and engineering technical adviser for Plan X, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) foundational cyber warfare program. She has also worked at CA Technologies and on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Denise holds a B.A. in economics and political science from the University of Michigan, studied government at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and completed graduate coursework in security studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
Peter H. Diamandis
Founder & Exec. Chairman,
In 2014 Fortune Magazine named Peter Diamandis as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. Diamandis is the Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also the Co-Founder & Exec Chairman of Singularity University, a graduate-level Silicon Valley institution that counsels the world’s leaders on exponentially growing technologies. As an entrepreneur, Diamandis has started 17 companies. He is the Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based company focused on extending the healthy human lifespan, and Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Planetary Resources, a company designing spacecraft to enable the detection and prospecting of asteroid for fuels and precious materials. Diamandis is a New York Times Bestselling author of two books: Abundance & BOLD. He earned degrees in Molecular Genetics and Aerospace Engineering from the MIT, and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. In Fall of 2016 the Greek Government honored Diamandis by issuing a 1.2 Euro stamp into circulation bearing his photograph.
Chief Technology Officer,
Chris Bream brings experience in both cybersecurity and IT operations to his role as CTO at Tanium. He holds a track record helping high-growth organizations scale, and has led teams comprising some of the best technical talent in the world. Prior to joining Tanium in 2017, Chris served as a security director at Facebook, where he led teams helping to drive security in the products and infrastructure that deliver Facebook, Instagram, and Oculus to people around the globe. Before joining Facebook, Chris was a director at Mandiant, where he led incident response teams and the managed service group. Chris also served as a manager in PwC’s Washington Federal Practice, focused on information security for the US Federal government. He holds a bachelor’s in computer science from Virginia Tech and began his career in local government as a systems engineer for Montgomery County in Virginia.
Chief Marketing Officer,
Scott Rubin is Chief Marketing Officer at Tanium, where he is responsible for internal and external communications, global marketing strategy and execution, demand generation and product marketing functions. Prior to Tanium, Scott was a partner at the venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, where he advised portfolio companies on their communications and brand strategies. Before joining Andreessen Horowitz, Scott was a director at Google, where he served on both the public policy and communications teams, most recently managing global corporate communications. He also spent nearly 4 years in London leading Google’s communications and public affairs team for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Scott holds an A.B. from Harvard University and an M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University.
Sr. Director of Product Management,
In his role as senior director of product management, Joe’s focus and passion is on shaping new product modules and bringing them to market. Joe has held numerous technical and product positions as well as executive management roles during his career. He holds a PhD in Cognitive Science which has informed his perspective on technology and led to 10 patents for user experience innovations. When he’s not busy at Tanium or spending time with family, he speaks about his experience competing in some of the world’s most grueling 100 mile mountain ultra-marathons, which, as it turns out, are not as different from his day job as you might expect.
MacAndrews & Forbes, Inc.
Frances Fragos Townsend is an Executive Vice President for Worldwide Government, Legal and Business Affairs at MacAndrews and Forbes Incorporated. From 2004 to 2008, Ms. Townsend served as Assistant to President George W. Bush for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism and chaired the Homeland Security Council. She also served as Deputy National Security Advisor for Combatting Terrorism from May 2003 to May 2004. Ms. Townsend is President of the Counter Extremism Project.
Suzanne E. Spaulding
Former Under Secretary,
Department of Homeland Security
Suzanne Spaulding served as Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, responsible for cybersecurity and infrastructure protection, at the Department of Homeland Security from 2011-2017. She has spent nearly 25 years working on national security issues in the private and public sectors. She served as the minority staff director for U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for Ranking Member Jane Harman (D-CA), and as general counsel for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. She also spent six years at the Central Intelligence Agency and served as senior counsel and legislative director for U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (PA). She has led or served on national commissions on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction and on cybersecurity and homeland security.
Robert Hackett is a staff writer at Fortune where he covers technology, business, security, and more. Hackett is the host of Fortune Tech Debate, a weekly video series. He is the creator of Cyber Saturday, the weekend edition of Fortune’s daily tech newsletter. And he is a founding editor of The Ledger, Fortune’s new fin-tech franchise. Hackett has moderated sessions at the RSA Conference, Money 20/20, and Fortune Brainstorm Tech. He has appeared as a guest on radio programs such as WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show. Before Fortune, Hackett served at Nautilus Magazine, TED Conferences, and Johnson & Johnson. He studied chemistry and English at Cornell University and journalism at Columbia Journalism School. He lives in New York.
Learn from your peers and experts
You’ll return to your job up to date on emerging technologies, confident about getting the most from your Tanium investments, and energized to help your business succeed. Tanium CONVERGE offers inspiring keynotes and breakouts, as well as a day and a half of technical Labs.
Expand your mind and get energized by the big picture
Learn best practices and new ways to use Tanium – with specialized tracks for security and IT operations
Turbocharge your deployment with hands-on training from Tanium subject matter experts
Connect with the Tanium community
Conference Pass Details
Full Conference Pass
Includes interactive sessions, tutorials, demos, keynotes… and more!
Full Conference Pass + CONVERGE Labs
Includes a full conference pass and hands-on Labs to master the Tanium platform and product modules.
Note: A record of attendance will be provided, which can be used to earn up to 20 CPE hours by attending the general sessions, breakout sessions, and labs.
The Palace Hotel
$309/night (SOLD OUT), $267/night (government rate*)
These negotiated, pre-tax rates are only available for booking as part of the registration process.
CONVERGE Labs is a day and a half of hands-on training designed and led by Tanium’s technical experts to answer your most pressing questions. You’ll learn how to make the most of Tanium’s platform and modules, including Tanium Interact, Connect, Discover, Integrity Monitor, Comply and Threat Response (Trace, Detect and Incident Response).
Turbocharge your Tanium deployment in a classroom setting.
- Tracking lateral movement
- Integrating Tanium with your third-party tools
- Detecting and investigating PowerShell
- Incident Response best practices
- Making the most of automation
- Hunting on Linux
- Memory forensics and anomaly hunting
- Tanium Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
We are committed to building a marketing-free agenda for you. Our breakout sessions are selected by our experts in the trenches in collaboration with you – our customers.
You’ll learn from your peers and our subject matter experts through demos, case studies, tutorials, tips and tricks, and best practices.
- Automation & platform integrations
- Tanium best practices
- Investigation & incident response
- Threat & breach detection
- Endpoint Protection
- Asset visibility & management
- Compliance & vulnerability management
- Tools consolidation & rationalization
Join us at Lucky Strike!
Don’t miss our party at Lucky Strike, the premier bowling venue that boasts a lounge, great food, and drinks. With a smorgasbord of activities, there’s truly something for everyone!
Tuesday, October 17
7 p.m–10 p.m.
Lucky Strike, San Francisco
200 King Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
NOTE: This private event is for registered Tanium CONVERGE17 attendees only. Remember to wear your name badge to gain access to Lucky Strike.
The Palace Hotel
2 New Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94105