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Sam has been working with email, messaging, and fighting internet pollution for over 25 years. Mr. Masiello currently serves as the CISO at Gates Corporation where he is responsible for the company's data security, risk, and global compliance initiatives. Prior to Gates, he served as the CISO at TeleTech where he oversaw the protection of employee, consumer, and customer data for all of the organization's clients, which includes many Fortune 500 companies.
Sam has also been the Chief Security Officer, head of Application Security, and head of Security research at companies such as Groupon, Return Path, and McAfee. He currently serves as Director-at-Large of The Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (CAUCE), National Advisory Board Member for SecureWorld, and is an Executive Board Member of Colorado Cyber. He has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Messaging, Malware, and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG), the Steering Committee of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) and a member of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).
Randy Raw is Director of Information Security at Veterans United Home Loans (VU). Having grown up on the technical side of the house, he has spent the last several years in an Information Security leadership position. He enjoys helping Information Security professionals from startup companies mature their Information Security Programs as the company matures. He is passionate about helping current Information Security professionals make the transition from Analyst to Information Security leader.
He is a proponent of risk-based, layered security measures that utilize both preventative and detective approaches to achieve the right solution for the organization. He has developed a unique model to help organizations evaluate and determine if InfoSec spending is improving security posture and reducing risk.
Randy has more than 25 years of experience in both public entities and private industry. Prior to VU, he led security efforts at the Missouri Research and Education network (MOREnet), Linn State Technical College (now State Technical College of Missouri) and the Osage County R-2 school district. While at MOREnet he was a member of REN-ISAC, serving on the Technical Advisory Group.
Randy is a CISSP and is active in the Central Missouri InfoSec community serving as a former president and board member of the Central Missouri InfraGard chapter and a founding member of the Central Missouri OWASP chapter. He is a frequent speaker on InfoSec and leadership topics.