Talks and Presentations


Being recognized as a thought leader has afforded me the opportunity to speak in many different forums like the Gartner IAM Summit, the Cloud Identity Summit, Oracle OpenWorld, Defrag, various CxO events and more. Details about upcoming talks, as well as links to past talks (usually with accompanying audio) are below.



  1. Hu: The Missing Element
  2. The Missing Element
  3. Achieve Balance between Security, Usability and Privacy with Invisible Identity
    • Japan Identity & Cloud Summit 2017 [Tokyo, Japan – 9/15/2017 (Thu)]
  4. Stranger in a Strange Land
  5. At the Intersection of Security, Innovation and Privacy: Invisible Identity
  6. Invisible Identity, or How to Delight People & Secure Users
  7. IDaaS Needs Another ‘S’ for ‘Security’
  8. Security Challenges in a SaaS-First Era & Why Identity Matters
  9. Putting Security in Identity-as-a-Service
    • CA World [Las Vegas, Nevada – 11/18/2015]
  10. #FAIL No More: The Rise of the Self Defending Enterprise
  11. What If the Future of Security Means Not Knowing It’s There?
  12. #FAIL No More: From Chief Security Officer to Chief Security Bot
    • Defrag Conference [Broomfield, Colorado – 11/18/2014]
  13. Identity Management Is A People Problem (But It Shouldn’t Be!)
  14. Beyond Attributes: How Identity Provides Contextual Intelligence To Our Digital World
  15. IDaaS. The Now Big Thing
  16. The Hitchhikers Guide to Identity: Is Identity the Answer to the Great Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything
  17. The IDaaS Powered World, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love IAM (Again)
  18. Ask not what Identity can do for the Cloud, Ask what the Cloud can do for Identity
  19. Webinar: 2012 Top Security Threats
  20. Webinar: Reducing your IDM Operating Costs Using IDaaS
  21. And Now For Something Completely Different: Identity Provisioning & The Cloud
  22. And Now For Something Completely Different: Identity Provisioning & The Cloud
  23. Panel Discussion on ‘Identity and Access in the Cloud’
  24. When Trust is not Enough
  25. Panel Discussion on ‘Federation: Lessons Learned’
  26. An Entitlement-Centric Approach to Security
  27. Identity Intelligence to Drive Business Objectives
  28. Panel Discussion on ‘Identity and Access Management – Evolution or Revolution?’
  29. Keynote Panel on ‘2011: Information Security Trends for the Next Decade’
    • Oracle Security Online Forum [Virtual Conference – 2/24/2011]
    • View Recording
  30. Oracle and FICAM – Leveraging Smart Cards for Access Control and Information Protection
  31. Oracle Identity Management 11g: A Giant Leap in Identity Management
  32. Building a Strong Foundation for Your Cloud with Identity Management
  33. Beyond SPML: Access Provisioning in a Services World
  34. Federated Provisioning and the Cloud
  35. Panel Discussion on‘The Next Step of User Provisioning: Identity GRC as a Natural Evolution’
  36. Panel Discussion on‘Why Web Security Standards Must Form the Basis for Cloud Security and What the Identity Industry Should do to Make this Happen’
  37. Security Inside Out Summit: Securing the Cloud with Identity Management and Service Oriented Security
  38. Identity Management and the Cloud: Stormy Days Ahead?
  39. Identity Services and the Cloud: What Every Enterprise Should Know
  40. Security Inside Out Summit: Cost-Effective Security and Compliance
  41. Panel Discussion on ‘Identity Services Roundtable: Aligning Vendor Strategies with Customer Needs’
    • Burton Catalyst Europe 2008 [Prague, Czech Republic – 10/23/2008]
  42. Building an Identity Services Layer with Oracle Identity Management
  43. Panel Discussion on ‘Lessons learned from Successful Compliance Deployments’
    • Digital ID World 2008 [Los Angeles – 09/10/2008]
  44. Panel Discussion on ‘Identity: The Ultimate Solution to SOA Security’
    • InfoWorld SOA Executive Forum [New York – 11/8/2007]
  45. Rationalize, Centralize, Externalize: Detailing Identity Management in Oracle Fusion Architecture
  46. Externalizing Identity
  47. Understanding Identity As A Service
  48. Developing an Identity Layer for the Secure Enterprise
    • Collaborate 2007 [Las Vegas – 04/18/2007]
  49. The Oracle Identity Services Container: Identity-Enabled Applications Made Easy
  50. Role Management and Provisioning: Creating Economies of Scale in Identity Management