Gigamon Cybersecurity Summit

New York City - November 7

Join your security peers, Gigamon partners and executives for the upcoming Cybersecurity Summit on Wednesday, November 7. Top security experts from a variety of organizations will be in attendance.

The summit will include keynotes, an expert panel and cocktail reception with our sponsors.

Free to attend. See below for more details.

Wednesday, November 7
1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

10 on the Park
60 Columbus Circle, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Registration has closed for the New York City event on November 7. Please check back for our upcoming 2019 events.

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New York City Summit - Additional Information

1:30pm – 2:00pm        Registration and Partner Pavilion Open

2:00pm – 2:15pm        Welcome and Opening Remarks, Mike Huckaby 

2:15pm – 3:15pm        Keynote - PW Singer
                                       "The CyberThreatscape: What are the Key Trends in Cybersecurity?"

3:15pm – 3:45pm        Keynote - Shehzad Merchant
                                       "From attacks on data to attacks on flesh, blood and steel – Why we need disruption, not incrementalism"

3:45pm – 4:15pm        Break and Partner Pavilion Open

4:15pm – 4:45pm        Panel Discussion: "The Required Shift in Cybersecurity, in Mindset and Approach"
                                       Moderator: Mike Huckaby, Panelists: PW Singer, Shehzad Merchant, Ed Amoroso, Steven Booth, Michael Francess

4:45pm – 5:00pm        Closing Remarks, Mike Huckaby

5:00pm – 6:00pm        Cocktail Reception and Partner Pavilion Open

Peter W. Singer
21st Century Cyber-warfare Scholar and Best-selling Author

Peter Warren Singer is a political scientist and renowned author. He has been named by Defense News as one of the 100 most influential people in defense issues and by Foreign Policy to their Top 100 Global Thinkers List. Peter's award-winning books include Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know. His past work includes serving at the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and Intelligence at Brookings, where he was the youngest person named senior fellow in its 100 year history.

Full biography here.

Shehzad Merchant headshot

Shehzad Merchant
Gigamon Chief Technology Officer

Shehzad Merchant serves as Chief Technology Officer of Gigamon bringing over 20 years of experience in the high-tech industry. Shehzad has a strong background in cybersecurity, networking and communications. His current areas of focus include cyber defense modeling, policy, as well as security in the world of connected devices. He is the author of several networking, communications and security patents, and is a speaker and panelist at various industry events. Shehzad holds a Masters Degree in Computer Engineering from USC and an Electronic Engineering degree from the University of Mumbai.

Mike Huckaby

VP, Worldwide Sales Engineering


Dr. Ed Amoroso

Chief Executive Officer
Tag Cyber


Steven Booth

VP, Chief Security Officer


Michael Francess

Manager, Cyber Security Advanced Threat


Shehzad Merchant

Chief Technology Officer


Peter W. Singer

Cyber-warfare Scholar and
Best-selling Author


Guidepoint Security
reservoir labs

Please contact Micaela DiVittorio at if you'd like to sponsor our event.


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