CYBERSECURITY TABLETOP GAME
April 2, 2020
Is your board prepared for a cybersecurity breach?
Join your peers and cybersecurity experts in a simulated real-world scenario to practice board decision making in high-pressure, time constrained and limited information situations.
Space is limited. FREE for members. $595 for non-members.
Registration closes on January 31, 2020.
Kim Le, CPA, CIA
Title: Founder & CEO
Organization: Directors League, A2Q2
Kim came from very humble beginnings. She was born in Vietnam. In 1978, she, her mother and brother were among the “boat people” who escaped to a refugee camp in Malaysia where they lived under a plastic tarp. She supported herself through college and worked in public accounting with Arthur Andersen until the firm imploded in May 2002. At that time, Kim was eight months pregnant with her first child and had a professional identity crisis. In 2003, Kim took the entrepreneurial plunge while five months pregnant with her second child and founded A2Q2 to help two friends get their work visas.
Kim Le founded a Special Ops team of CPAs specializing in data analytics, NetSuite & accounting processes, and internal controls & SOX compliance. Its clients included Silicon Valley high growth and public companies including Airbnb, Stanford University and Uber.
Recognitions & Community Involvement
- National Diversity & Inclusion Champion Award – Financial Executives Intl
- Female CEO of the Year- California by Corporate Vision Magazine
- California Society of CPAs Women to Watch Trailblazer
- 100 Most Influential Women by Silicon Valley Business Journal
- President’s Award by Ascend Leadership
- Board of Directors of MidPen Housing
- Speaker on advancing leadership for women and people of color
In her spare time, she crashes motorcycles, gets roughed up in kickboxing and runs Tough Mudder events.
Title: Co-Chair, Corporate Governance Partner, Corporate
Organization: Fenwick & West
David Bell concentrates his practice on startup company advising, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and intellectual property licensing, as well as counseling public companies in corporate, securities, governance and compliance matters.
David served as interim Chief Compliance Officer of InVision Technologies, Inc. during the course of its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation and initial integration into General Electric (GE).
David is a Fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel (elected November 2018).
David has been selected each year since 2011 as a Northern California Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers in the area of Securities & Corporate Finance.
Prior to law school, David was a systems manager for a mid-sized company based in Silicon Valley. In 1991, David was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army Reserve, where he has served as a signal officer, a communications security officer and a psychological operations officer.
Title: Chair, IP & Commercial Litigation Co-Chair, Privacy & Cybersecurity
Organization: Fenwick & West
Tyler Newby focuses his practice on privacy and data security litigation, counseling and investigations, as well as intellectual property and commercial disputes affecting high technology and consumer-facing companies. Tyler has an active practice in defending companies in consumer class actions, state attorney general investigations and federal regulatory agency investigations arising out of privacy and data security incidents. In addition to his litigation practice, Tyler regularly advises companies large and small on reducing their litigation risk on privacy, data security and secondary liability issues. Tyler frequently counsels companies on compliance issues relating to key federal regulations such as the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), the Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
In 2014, Tyler was named among the top privacy attorneys in the United States under the age of 40 by Law360. He currently serves as a Chair of the American Bar Association Litigation Section’s Privacy & Data Security Committee, and was recently appointed to the ABA’s Cybersecurity Legal Task Force. Tyler is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and has received the CIPP/US certification.
Prior to rejoining Fenwick & West in 2011, Tyler was a Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section. As a federal prosecutor, Tyler investigated and prosecuted intellectual property and cybercrimes nationwide, and advised federal law enforcement on compliance with the Fourth Amendment, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, and other statutes pertaining to electronic surveillance and the search and seizure of electronic information.
While at the Department of Justice, Tyler also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Cyber Unit of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, Virginia. As a Special Assistant, Tyler prosecuted fraud, intellectual property and computer intrusion offenses.
Tyler is an experienced trial lawyer. His courtroom experience has included serving as lead trial counsel on complex intellectual property and fraud matters, including the first criminal jury trial concerning the use of the BitTorrent protocol to facilitate criminal copyright infringement. Tyler also has extensive experience in handling ex parte and preliminary injunction procedures in both California and federal trade secret, copyright and trademark matters.
Title: Co-Chair, Securities Enforcement, Corporate Governance Partner, Securities Litigation
Organization: Fenwick & West
Susan Muck defends shareholder class actions and derivative suits, handles SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings, and regularly advises boards and management on disclosure and accounting issues, cybersecurity, FCPA and other high-profile governance matters. She has conducted internal investigations into alleged bribery and corruption, accounting fraud, privacy and cybersecurity, and insider trading for multinational corporations and boards, and she has represented companies, directors and officers in a wide variety of SEC, DOJ and whistleblower investigations.
Among the dozens of shareholder actions Susan has defended, she recently won dismissals of Uber’s Board of Directors in Delaware Chancery Court; GoPro and its officers in federal class actions in California; Nimble Storage and its officers in federal class actions in California—a result that was affirmed by the Ninth Circuit; and biotech firm Immersion in a class action arising out of an internal investigation and multi-year restatement—a result that was affirmed by the Ninth Circuit. She also won the dismissal of General Electric-InVision in securities litigation arising out of the settlement of FCPA investigations by the DOJ and SEC (also affirmed by the Ninth Circuit). Additionally, she defended and settled Diamond Foods’ governmental investigations and reached an innovative settlement in its shareholder litigation.
Title: Partner, Corporate
Organization: Fenwick & West
Ran Ben-Tzur provides strategic counseling on a wide range of corporate matters to high-growth private and public technology companies, primarily in the software, social networking, internet and mobility sectors. He has extensive experience in capital markets transactions and has represented numerous issuers and underwriters on initial public offerings and other equity and debt offerings, as well as SEC compliance and corporate governance. Ran’s issuer-side initial public offerings include Facebook, Fitbit, Upwork, Zuora and Peloton Interactive. His underwriter-side initial public offerings include Jive, Rocket Fuel, Veeva Systems, New Relic, Impinj, Nutanix and Cloudflare. He also counsels emerging companies on day-to-day corporate matters and advises them on strategic financing transactions.
Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Ran was enrolled in the Business Law and Policy Program at UCLA School of Law and received his J.D. in 2010. While attending law school, he served on the executive board of the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology. Ran also interned in the Los Angeles regional office of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Prior to attending law school, Ran worked as an auditor at a national accounting firm.
Title: Partner, Corporate Co-Chair, Hiring Committee
Organization: Fenwick & West
Recognized among top women leaders in technology law, Dawn shepherds emerging and high-growth companies through key moments in their lifecycle. She assists clients with startup formation, venture financings and evaluating exit opportunities and provides guidance on mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, SEC compliance and corporate governance.
Over the last decade, Dawn has worked on a wide range of tech transactions. These include Bill.com’s $216 million IPO, Facebook’s $16 billion IPO (the largest tech IPO in history at the time), GoPro’s $490 million IPO, ServiceNow’s $241 million IPO, Nimble Storage’s $1.2 billion acquisition by HPE and significant venture financings for consumer and enterprise-facing technology companies such as Brandless, Dropbox, Minerva Project, Optimizely, Silver Peak Systems and Proterra.
Dawn advises company executives and boards of directors on financial reporting and disclosure issues, securities offerings and corporate governance matters. She is co-author of the firm’s Gender Diversity Survey, a benchmark report on women’s participation at the most senior levels of public technology and life sciences companies in the Silicon Valley 150 Index and the Standard & Poor’s 100 Index.
Recognized in her industry as one of the top people from the marketing and communications worlds, Susan founded Access Brand Communications in 1991 and after building it into one of the country’s largest independent technology firms she sold Access in 2008 to Omnicom, one of the world’s largest marketing organizations.
During her career, Susan has assisted major national companies as they have navigated challenging corporate reputation issues and brand-building opportunities. She has worked with c-level executives with such leading technology companies as Google, Apple, PayPal, LG, Intuit, and Sony, and consumer product power brands including Mattel, California Closets, Peet’s, Blue Diamond, and Safeway. She has helped companies go public, manage major M&As, and successfully navigate significant reputation management issues.
Susan has worked with the executive teams and the boards of Fortune 100 companies dealing with data breaches, DNS attacks, product liability issues involving fatalities and serious injuries, product recalls and senior executives’ mismanagement and unprofessional conduct. She has worked with companies on developing Crisis Management Plans and provided counsel in the midst of a crisis, always with the objective of
In 2018 Susan left Access and today consults with some of the leading CEOs in the tech industry and their senior teams on strategic communications and serves on the boards of Ooma (NYSE: OOMA), where she is a member of the Compensation and the NomGov Committees, and Hall Wines headquartered in St Helena, CA and the Dallas-based Hall Group. In her board roles, Susan provides deep experience on reputation issues that dramatically affect a company’s competitive positioning and provide input on the internal and external levers that drive market perception and valuation.
Susan has been a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) since 2000 and has served in all the leadership positions including as Chair of the NorCal Chapter of YPO.
Marina Levinson has more than 25 years of corporate leadership experience leading all aspects of IT and business process transformation for both B2B and B2C enterprises, including 12+ years as a Global CIO of fast-growing high-tech companies. She has an exceptional background advising CEOs and board of directors on digital enterprise strategies, cybersecurity and on building high-performance technology teams. Marina’s experience includes global large-scale implementations of enterprise analytics, eCommerce, and CRM and ERP solutions, on-premise and in the cloud. She has deep expertise in integrating M&As and spinning off companies.
After serving as Global CIO of NetApp for over 6 years, Marina founded and runs CIO Advisory Group, focused on providing executive technology advice to CxOs, private equity, VCs and start-ups. Her areas of focus and expertise include cybersecurity, cloud, SaaS, mobile and data analytics.
Marina is a Corporate Director and a member of the Compensation Committee and Chairwoman of the Technology and Cybersecurity Committee at Ellie Mae, a leading provider of innovative SaaS solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry (ELLI). She is also on the board of Carbonite (CARB), a leading provider of data protection services for businesses and consumers. She is a member of the Risk Committee. In April 2014, Marina joined an early-stage Enterprise IT venture capital firm, Benhamou Global Ventures, as a partner. Her investment focus is cybersecurity, SaaS applications and hybrid cloud management as SVP and CIO of NetApp, a $6B+ network storage company, Marina developed and ran a high-performance team capable of supporting 30+% growth in the business. Prior to NetApp, as VP and CIO of Palm Inc, a mobile computing pioneer, she led the IT strategy to separate the company from 3Com and build an independent IT organization, infrastructure and applications to support Palm’s IPO and growth.
Title: Sales Finance Director
Organization: A10 Networks
Emily is the Sales Finance Director at A10 Networks, where she’s responsible for revenue forecasting and oversees Sales & Marketing finances. She spent 11 years at Hewlett Packard as Finance Business Lead for $3B Software division. In 2010, she led the Finance integration when HP Software acquired ArcSight, Fortify, and TippingPoint to form $850M Enterprise Security Products business. In her last four years at HP, she transformed ArcSight Product Life Cycle and ran the Operations for the Product Management team, where she also managed their Technical Advisory Board. Prior to joining HP, Emily spent four years at Applied Materials, $10B leader of the Semiconductor industry, as the Corporate Accounting Consolidation Lead and Finance Analyst. Emily has a B.S. degree from San Jose State University in Corporate Financial Management. Emily loves cooking, biking and being outdoors. She’s passionate about mentoring the younger generation on career development and building self-esteem. She also raises awareness about domestic abuse and help people to overcome that.
Title: Chief Information Risk Officer (CIRO)
Organization: Silicon Valley Bank
Nick Shevelyov is the Chief Information Risk Officer at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Banking the world’s most innovative companies, SVB’s diverse financial services, global network, and world class service increase our clients’ probability of success. Nick leads a global team and his domains of ownership include: Cyber Security Engineering and Operations, Data Privacy, Risk and Governance, Business Continuity, Identity and Access Management and Physical Security. Previous roles at SVB have included Chief Security Officer and later, Chief Information Officer.
Prior to joining SVB, Nick managed Security and Data Privacy projects at Deloitte where he specialized in the technology and financial services industries. During his time in consulting, projects included: developing security, risk and privacy programs as well as global credit card processing strategies. Earlier, Nick managed information technology departments and consulted on information security related projects with U.S. government entities and private industry organizations focused on mergers and acquisitions.
Nick has been a guest speaker at a variety of industry events and holds the CISSP, CIPP, CISM and MBA as well as several risk related certifications including Stanford’s Strategic Decision Risk Management and Harvard’s Risk Management for Corporate Leaders.
2:00pm – 8:00pm
Thursday, April 2, 2020
55 Spear St., San Francisco, CA
Event Day Information
2:00 – 2:30
Check-In; Intro Mixer
2:30 – 7:30
Tabletop Competition & Panel Discussions
Panel 1: Data Privacy & Protection (Moderator: Marina Levinson)
Panel 2: Disclosure & Strategic Communications (Moderator: Susan Butenhoff)
Final Activity Debrief (Moderator: Mickey Wilson)
7:30 – 8:00