RSA® Conference 2013 Expands All-Star Keynote Lineup to Include Jimmy Wales, Jane McGonigal and Vint Cerf RSA Conference 2013 Business Wire SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- January 15, 2013 RSA^® Conference (www.rsaconference.com), the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, today announced Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales, world-renowned game designer and New York Times best-selling author Jane McGonigal and Google VP and Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf to its line-up of keynote speakers for the 22^nd annual RSA Conference, taking place February 25 – March 1 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. In addition to covering trends in information security, RSA Conference 2013 will examine the current information revolution and how to use, secure and share the massive volumes of data created each day. The featured keynote speakers will address data, the Internet and interconnectivity from unique perspectives: *Jimmy Wales: Wales is a U.S. Internet entrepreneur, wiki pioneer, and technology visionary, who is best known as the Founder of Wikipedia, an international collaborative free content encyclopedia on the Internet, and the Wikimedia Foundation. He is co-founder of Wikia, a privately owned free web hosting service he set up in 2004. Wales is a Fellow of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. He serves on the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization, Creative Commons. *Jane McGonigal: McGonigal is a New York Times best-selling author and today's leading speaker on gamification - the application of game-design principles to real-life challenges. McGonigal has created games for the World Bank, the Olympic Games, the American Heart Association, the New York Public Library and many more. Her book is the definitive modern work on gamification, “Reality is Broken: How Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change The World.” She is currently an advisor and affiliate researcher with the Institute For The Future in Palo Alto, California, where she served for four years as the Director of Game Research and Development. Her recent projects include a Games for Healthcare initiative with IFTF and the White House as well as Paths Out Of Poverty, a crowdsourcing game by IFTF for the Rockefeller Foundation. *Vint Cerf: VP and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, Cerf served at MCI, the Corporation for National Research Initiatives, at DARPA and as a member of the Stanford University Faculty. Cerf co-invented the architecture and basic protocols of the Internet. He has received the U.S. National Medal of Technology, ACM Turing award, the US Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Japan Prize. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, and American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the International Engineering Consortium, the Computer History Museum, the National Academy of Engineering and a member of the American Philosophical Society. Additional keynote speakers include: *Francis deSouza, Group President, Enterprise Products and Services, Symantec *Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President Trustworthy Computing (TwC,) Microsoft Corporation *Philippe Courtot, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Qualys Inc. *Art Coviello, Executive Vice President of EMC Corporation and Executive Chairman of RSA, The Security Division of EMC *Andy Ellis, Chief Security Officer, Akamai Technologies *Mike Fey, Worldwide Chief Technology Officer, McAfee *Art Gilliland, Senior Vice President, HP Software Enterprise Security Products, Hewlett-Packard Company *Nicholas Percoco, Senior Vice President, SpiderLabs, Trustwave *Condoleezza Rice, 66^th Secretary of State of the United States *Herbert “Hugh” Thompson, Ph.D., Program Committee Chairman, RSA Conference *Christopher Young, Senior Vice President, Cisco Security and Government Group, Cisco “RSA Conference keynote speakers are tasked with sharing controversial and exciting opinions that are also practical enough for our delegates to bring back to their professional lives,” said Sandra Toms LaPedis, VP/GM RSA Conferences. “In addition to featuring great security minds, RSA Conference 2013 is presenting three featured keynote speakers who are innovating with how data is shared, understood and presented. This year’s keynote speakers will combine technology insights with new perspectives to shed light on the best ways to take advantage of the mass of information that surrounds us.” For more information on RSA Conference 2013, please visit the event website: http://www.rsaconference.com/events/2013/usa/index.htm Qualified media can register for a complimentary RSA Conference 2013 press pass at: https://ae.rsaconference.com/US13/portal/newreg.ww?code=PRESS About RSA Conference RSA Conference helps drive the global information security agenda with annual events in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Since 1991, RSA Conference consistently attracts the best and brightest in the field, creating opportunities to learn about information security’s most important issues through face-to-face and online interactions with peers, luminaries and emerging and established companies. As information security professionals work to stay ahead of ever-changing security threats and trends, they turn to RSA Conference for a 360-degree view of the industry. RSA Conference seeks to arm participants with the knowledge they need to remain at the forefront of the information security business. More information on events, online programming and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the information security industry can be found at www.rsaconference.com. RSA and the RSA Conference logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of EMC Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other products and/or services referenced are trademarks of their respective companies. Contact: RSA Conference Mike Fearon, 617-779-1807 RSAConf@shiftcomm.com
RSA® Conference 2013 Expands All-Star Keynote Lineup to Include Jimmy Wales, Jane McGonigal and Vint Cerf
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