Sam is the program leader and a distinguished engineer in the security organization at Dell. Sam has extensive experience with the modern secure DevOps practices needed to govern product and application security programs. He currently leverages his skills at Dell and leads the DevSecOps program. In this role, he focuses on DevSecOps security and architecture, as well as Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL) automation.
He has over a decade of combined industry experience in software engineering, product management and grassroot security transformation. In addition to earning a bachelor's degree in network communications and software engineering, Sam has an MBA and holds several certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).
Security Leader with over 20+ years of experience across Financial Services, Streaming, Retail and IT Services with a heavy focus on Cloud, DevSecOps and Threat Modeling. Advises multiple security startups on Product Strategy, Alliances and Integrations. Sits on multiple Customer Advisory Boards helping to drive security product roadmaps, integrations and feature developments. Avid hockey player, backpacker and wine collector in his spare time.
Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker and Boardroom Qualified Technology Executive with over 18+ years of experience in various disciplines of Information Security specializing in Cloud based security solutions, Identity and Access Management, Privacy and Data Protection. Kapil is serving as Chapter Chair for IAPP New Jersey local chapter and member for Chief Privacy officers council. He is also an Advisory board member for VigiTrust and Sovrin. He is advisor chair to Advanced Technology Academic Research Center- Multi-cloud, NIST Multi-cloud working group, DevSecOps working group Cloud Security Alliance and New Jersey ISC2 advisor.
Kapil is also serving as contributor and member of industry foundations such as the Decentralized Identity Foundation, Cloud Native Computing Foundation and the Open Identity Exchange, the international not-for-profit clearinghouse for Internet trust privacy frameworks.