Tom Kellermann, Vice President of Security Awareness, Core Security Technologies
Tom Kellermann is responsible for building Core's relationships with key industry and government partners, and helping further the acceptance of auditing security defenses to reduce organizations' operational risk. Additionally, Kellermann represents Core at US, international and industry security working groups, helping these organizations promote improved security practices and policies. Previously, Kellermann held the position of senior data risk management specialist of the Integrator Unit and was member of the World Bank Treasury Security Team for over six years. Kellermann holds a master's degree in international political economies from the American University School of International Service, and a BA from the University of Michigan. He is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). To view Kellermann's World Bank publications, please visit: http://www.worldbank.org.
Michael Yaffe, Director of Marketing, Core Security Technologies
In his role at Core Security Technologies, Michael is responsible for driving the company’s marketing and communication efforts. His responsibilities include strategic alliances, partnerships, public and analyst relations and promotion. He is an industry veteran with over 13 years of experience in marketing, communications and sales. Michael has a record of achievement in developing marketing strategy, communications, branding and demand-generation programs for emerging companies.
Prior to joining Core Security Technologies, Michael was Director of Marketing/Communications at NTRU, an information security company providing cryptographic solutions to enterprises worldwide. Prior to NTRU, he held senior marketing management positions involving strategic planning, product positioning and partnership development. Michael has also worked as a full time TV reporter as well as a direct sales representative.
Michael holds a B.S. in Marketing from Bryant College and a Master's Degree in Journalism from Boston University.