Sponsors & Judges

This year's sponsors include Merck, EY Consulting, Splunk, Exostar and Securonix.

The 2018 panel of expert judges represent companies Merck, EY Consulting, Splunk, NSA, Exostar and Securonix. Teams will be judged on creativity, methods, impact, Q&A and overall delivery.

2018 Grand Business Challenge Judges

Andrew ZagerDirector of Identity & Access ManagementMerck
Vish GadgilDirector of Compliance and Risk Management Merck
Keith RespassDirector of Information SecurityMerck
Mark RisoldiExecutive Director, Information Risk Management & SecurityMerck
Sethu RamanLead AnalystMerck
Brian CallahanAssociate Director, Cyber Threat and ResponseMerck
Rob SantiseDirector if Service Delivery / ManagementMerck
Terry RiceVP, IT Risk Management and Chief Information Security OfficerMerck
Michael NatkinStaff Sales EngineerSplunk
Mary SteindlPublic Sector Sr. Account ManagerSplunk
Nanda SanthanaSenior VP, Cybersecurity SolutionsSecuronix
Sudhir UdipiSenior Solutions EngineerSecuronix
Ravi SyamalaProduct Engineering ManagerExostar
Preston MaconCyber Security SpecialistCisco
Michael DavisSenior Manager, Advisory ServicesEY
Michael BenderDirector, Department of DefenseNSA