Marina Zhurakhinskaya
Senior Outreach Specialist, Red Hat

 
 
 
 
 
 

Dan Lawyer
Vice President of Product at Ancestry

 
 
 
 
 
 

Kate Tummarello
Policy Analyst, Electronic Frontier Foundation

 
 
 
 
 
 

Deb Nicholson
Director of Community Outreach at the Open Invention Network

 
 
 
 
 
 

Whurley
Managing Director of Goldman Sachs

 
 
 
 
 
 

Troy Leach
CISSP, CISA, Chief Technology Officer, PCI Security Standards Council

Marina Zhurakhinskaya
Senior Outreach Specialist, Red Hat

Marina Zhurakhinskaya is a Senior Outreach Specialist focused on open source community diversity and inclusion at Red Hat. She co-organizes Outreachy, a mentorship and internships program that helps people from groups underrepresented in free and open source software get involved; 407 people have so far participated in the program’s paid, remote internships. Prior to her diversity outreach role, Marina worked on community engagement and on software development for GNOME. She served as a board member at the GNOME Foundation and at the Ada Initiative. Marina is a recipient of a Silver Stevie award in the “Women Helping Women” category, an O’Reilly Open Source Award, and a GNOME Foundation Contributor of the Year Award “the Pants”. She is a co-recipient of the Free Software Foundation Award for Projects of Social Benefit on behalf of the Outreach Program for Women.

Dan Lawyer
Vice President of Product at Ancestry

Dan Lawyer is Vice President of Product at Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, and oversees the Ancestry.com product teams. Lawyer is an expert in business strategy, execution, and product management. He has more than 25 years of experience delivering solutions across social, web, mobile, SaaS, and traditional software environments in both business and consumer focused markets. Lawyer loves the fast pace and creativity required to grow and lead the product team for a company experiencing hyper-growth. Prior to joining Ancestry, Dan headed up business and product operations for Adobe’s Analytics and Social businesses.

Kate Tummarello
Policy Analyst

Kate works on surveillance issues for EFF’s Activism Team. Previously, she covered technology policy in Washington, D.C. including writing about privacy, net neutrality, internet governance, and intellectual property.

Originally from New York, Kate graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in Public Policy.

Deb Nicholson
Director of Community Outreach at the Open Invention Network

Deb Nicholson is the Community Outreach Director at Open Invention Network, a Board Member at both the Seattle GNU/Linux Conference and OpenHatch, and a GNU Media Goblin Community Manager.

Whurley – William Hurley
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Innovator, speaker, author and entrepreneur.  Whurley has been using systems theory and open source to create innovative technologies his entire career. He believe leveraging technology to solve problems, not just as consumers but as citizens, is the most exciting and noble challenge we face.

Troy Leach CISSP, CISA, Chief Technology Officer, PCI Security Standards Council

Troy Leach
CISSP, CISA, Chief Technology Officer
PCI Security Standards Council

Mr. Leach partners with Council representatives, Participating Organizations and industry leaders to develop comprehensive standards and strategies to secure payment card data and the supporting infrastructure. He is a congressional subject matter expert on payment security and the current chairman of the Council’s Standards Committee. Prior to joining the Council, Mr. Leach held various positions in IT management, software development, systems administration, network engineering, security assessment, forensic analytics and incident response for data compromise. Mr. Leach holds a Master of Science degree in Telecommunications and Network Management as well as a graduate degree in Information Security Management from Syracuse University.