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Michael Osterman is the principal of Osterman Research, Inc., founded in 2001. Since that time, the company has become one of the leading analyst firms in the messaging and collaboration space, providing research, analysis, white papers and other services to companies like Hewlett Packard, IBM, Google, EMC, Symantec, Proofpoint, Dell and many others.
Prior to founding Osterman Research, Michael was the Vice President of Market Research at Creative Networks, a leading market research and consulting firm focused on the messaging and directory markets. Michael has also held positions with the SRI International Business Intelligence Center, Ryan Hankin Kent, ElectroniCast and Gnostic Concepts. His background includes research and analysis of various markets, including computer-aided software engineering, data communications, telecommunications, and fiber optic components.
Michael is a speaker at industry and vendor-sponsored events on the topics of archiving, messaging, social media and other messaging- and collaboration-focused issues.
Paul Berryman is the Security Compliance Manager at Andrews Kurth Kenyon, LLP, where he protects against the usual suspects of hackers, criminals, and bored teenagers. He’s worked in IT security and education for almost 2 decades following 6 years of swash buckling adventures with the US Navy. Since earning an MS in Computer Science, he’s led security teams for the government, corporations, and in higher education. He’s a big fan of colleges, having attended 7 different ones, most recently at the University of Houston where he earned a doctorate in education specializing in learning and technology. Paul has determined that strong security starts with teaching how to behave online. It isn’t rocket science, but just in case he has a degree in that, too.