Dave is a 30-year industry veteran specializing in IT security operations and management. He is the Global Advisory CISO for Cisco and founder of Liquidmatrix Security Digest, along with hosting DuoTV and Plaintext podcast. He is a board member of BSides Las Vegas and has previously served on (ISC)2's board and founded BSides Toronto conference. Dave has worked at DEF CON for over a decade. Serves on the advisory board for Black Hat Sector Security Conference and CFP review board for 44CON. He's pursuing a graduate degree at Harvard and enjoys playing bass guitar, grilling, and curating small mammals.