John Meakin, Former CISO
Standard Chartered and GlaxoSmithKline
John Meakin is a specialist in information and systems security with 30 years’ experience, and is on the advisory board at Continuity, a storage & backup cyber resilience provider.
He retired as the Chief Security & Risk Officer at Burberry in mid-2017 and for the past few years has advised various business on cyber risk, including acting as interim Chief Information Security Officer at GlaxoSmithKline throughout 2018 and now at Equiniti plc.
Prior to Burberry he was Chief Security Officer for the luxury goods conglomerate Richemont International SA in Geneva, with oversight of physical, information and cyber security.
Previously, he has built and led security functions in a range of Banks, notably the Royal Bank of Scotland, Dresdner Bank and Standard Chartered Bank. He has also been Chief Information Security Officer of BP and Reuters.
He has a Ph.D. in experimental solid-state physics from Cambridge University.
Doron Pinhas, Chief Technology Officer
Doron is an avid Storage and Backup security advocate, and one of the two authors of the recently published NIST special publication titled: “Security Guidelines for Storage Infrastructure”. Alongside continuous research of storage security, threat landscape, and market maturity analysis, he is also engaged in writing, public speaking and information exchanged with leading global organizations.
Prior to joining Continuity, Doron was with Xpert Integrated Systems, a leading Israeli SI, leading its Business Continuity Solutions division for 7 years. Before that he served in the Israeli Defense Force for 10 years, developing IT infrastructure management methodologies, retiring with the rank of Major. Doron has over 20 years of experience in data and storage management, mission critical computing, operating system design and development, cloud computing, and networking architecture.