2012 Security Predictions featuring CEO Val Rahmani - Damballa

01/10/2012 5:30 pm
01/10/2012 8:30 pm

January Event 

When: Tuesday January 10, 2012
Where: Crowne Plaza Ravinia
Networking: 5:30PM

Our 2011 ATPY Award winner Val Rahmani will bring her vision and insights to security on Jan 10 2012. The topics will range from APT Advance Persistent Threats, mobile malware to Bring Your Own Device and botnets. We look forward to this meeting and arrive with your cyber thoughts as we are particularly interested to hear ATP member comments from the enterprise as well service provider space.

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Val RahmaniVal Rahmani, Chief Executive Officer

Val Rahmani, CEO of Damballa, has over 25 years of customer-driven business and technical leadership. Val served as General Manager of IBM's Internet Security Systems (ISS) division after IBM's $1.3 billion acquisition of the company. At ISS, she was responsible for the strategic direction, growth and integration of all ISS products, services and research into IBM's overall security offerings. Prior to ISS, Val held several general management roles within IBM, including multi-billion dollar hardware, software and services businesses. Her IBM experience includes UNIX, mainframe, telco, utilities, global wireless and media markets in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She also ran a strategy unit, where she focused on emerging markets, global alliances and services business models. Val was born in the United Kingdom and first came to the United States as Executive Assistant to Lou Gerstner, soon after he became Chairman and CEO of IBM. Val is an accomplished speaker, keynoting security industry events such the RSA conference in 2008. Val holds an MA and a Doctor of Philosophy from Oxford University in England, and is a member of the British aerobatics team.