Michael D’Ambrosio serves as Managing Director for Liberty Strategic Capital, where he focuses primarily on the cybersecurity sector and other investment opportunities with a security dimension. Prior to joining Liberty, Michael D’Ambrosio served as Assistant Director of the Office of Investigations in the U.S. Secret Service. In his role at the agency, Mr. D’Ambrosio was the senior executive leading all of the 162 field offices of the Secret Service, which fights cybercrime and protects the U.S. financial system. Mr. D’Ambrosio was responsible for the administration and resourcing of Cyber Task Force consisting of 40 Electronic Crime Task Forces (ECTF) and 46 Financial Crimes Task Forces (FCTF). Mr. D’Ambrosio began his Secret Service career in 1997, as a Special Agent assigned to the New York Field Office, after serving five years as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. D’Ambrosio received his BA in Business Administration from Siena College, a MS in National Security Strategy from the National War College, and a MS in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati.
Vice President, Global Cyber & Technology Policy, Mastercard
Ron Green is chief security officer for Mastercard, where he leads a global team that ensures the safety and security of the company's network, as well as internal and external products and services. He is responsible for corporate security, security architecture and engineering, cryptographic key management, business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management. Ron is a member of the company’s Management Committee. Ron joined Mastercard in 2014 after serving as deputy chief information security officer at Fidelity Information Services (FIS). Prior to this position, he was director, Investigation and Protections Operations at Blackberry. Ron also served as a senior vice president across several areas at Bank of America. He has extensive experience working with international and federal law enforcement agencies both as a special agent in the United States Secret Service and as an officer in the United States Army. With the Secret Service, Ron worked protection and fraud investigations. He was one of the first agents to receive formal training on seizing and analyzing electronic evidence and worked on a number of international cyber-crime investigations.
Edacheril “E.P” Mathew
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Defense Intelligence Agency
Edacheril "E.P." Mathew became the deputy CIO of the Defense Intelligence Agency in July 2021, after previously serving as the chief of operations for CIO. He was promoted to the Senior National Intelligence Service in 2019. As chief of operations, Mathew led a vast, geographically dispersed team of over 1,000 civilians, joint military, and contractors to operate and sustain information technology services on behalf of DIA and its mission partners. Prior to that, he was the chief of corporate engagement for CIO, acting as the CIO representative to agency directorates, combatant command J2s, operational commanders, and Intelligence Community senior leaders. Mathew’s previous leadership assignments within the Defense Intelligence Agency include serving as the chief of applications and infrastructure, where he led software engineers responsible for supporting over 200 mission and business applications. He also worked for the Chief of Staff on process improvement efforts within multiple directorates. He completed his joint duty assignment at the National Security Agency, where he oversaw the production of over 180 analytic products for the Enterprise Analytics division, one of which enabled POTUS to make a data-driven decision with national security ramifications.
Senior Director for Cybersecurity services ( Former U.S. federal CISO), Venable LLP
Schneider is the Senior Director for Cybersecurity Services at Venable LLP. Prior to Venable, Schneider served as the U.S. deputy federal CISO and the U.S. federal CISO and as senior director for cybersecurity policy on the White House National Security Council. Before that, he served for seven years as chief information officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency.