Brian Cap, Practice Director, IGA, Guidepoint Security


Brian has 14 years of experience in Identity Governance and Administration, Database Engineering, and Enterprise Integrations. With a passion for technical problem solving and creative solutions, Brian has been able to successfully implement solutions, advise clients on strategy, and build teams that can manage the complexities of the ever-changing identity landscape. Brian’s background includes hands-on experience with many of the industry-leading IGA tools across sectors such as the federal government, finance, healthcare, and manufacturing.



Brian has a strong technical and leadership track record developed over the last decade in IGA delivery and advisory. He advocates for focusing on the details and getting the little things right in order to successfully achieve large complex goals. His leadership has helped lead to a rapidly growing identity practice as well as opportunities for team members of the team to learn and grow in their identity careers.

Greg Carlson, Identity and Access Manager, Milwaukee Tool


With over 24 years of experience in the IT industry, 11 years in the Identity space, I have a robust background in developing and implementing security strategies that enhance both operational efficiency and user experience. My career has been dedicated to fostering innovation through technology, and I have had the privilege of leading diverse teams in creating secure and scalable IAM solutions.

Paramita Chakraborty, Managing Security Advisor, IAM, GuidePoint


Paramita brings 16 years of extensive experience in Cybersecurity, specializing in Identity Governance and Administration, Privilege Access Management, and Cloud Identity and Entitlement Management. With a passion for building functions from the ground up, she excels in mentoring and growing teams of Subject Matter Experts. Paramita’s diverse background includes working with various IAM, PAM, and CIEM products across sectors such as power and energy, telecommunications, retail, finance, healthcare, and restaurants.


A seasoned professional in the field, Paramita has a strong track record of mentoring IGA delivery teams for over a decade. She advocates for a culture of trust and continuous learning, believing in leading by example. Her leadership extends globally, managing teams across different time zones and ensuring equal growth opportunities for all team members.

Rob Civitello, Sr. Director, Identity & Access Management, Alight Solutions


Bio coming soon!

Adam Cole, Founder, Extra Security; Director of Security Operations, Fountain Life


Bio coming soon!

Paul Glidden, Security Architect, Procore Technologies


With over 20 years of IT experience, Paul possesses a versatile background that spans financial services and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies. His expertise in the financial services sector encompasses securing sensitive financial data, transaction processing, and compliance, while his experience in SaaS equips him with insights into the intricacies of cloud-based environments, data protection, and privacy. This dual exposure has honed his ability to tailor cybersecurity strategies that cater to the unique needs of both sectors, ensuring robust security measures that align with diverse business models and regulatory requirements.

Michelle Hames, Identity & Access Administrator, Corporate, Group O


Michelle Hames is an experienced Identity and Access Administrator with expertise in Azure AD, on-prem AD, and licensing, complemented by certifications with CompTIA and an applied associates degree in computer systems. Armed with a background in analytics and data mining, she excels in optimizing security and operational efficiency by translating complex data into actionable insights. With a commitment to continuous learning and a passion for leveraging technology to drive tangible results, she is dedicated to safeguarding digital environments while staying at the forefront of industry advancements.

Ricardo Lafosse, Chief Information Security Officer, Kraft Heinz


Ricardo Lafosse is chief information security officer for Kraft Heinz. Lafosse is responsible for IT risk governance, OT security, incident management, technical disaster recovery, and determining enterprise-wide security policies and procedures. Lafosse regularly presents on security topics at global conferences, including MirCon, ISACA CACS and Secure World.


Prior to his current role, Lafosse was chief information security officer for Morningstar, where he was responsible for providing strategic information security leadership, implementation and governance for the Information Security Program.


Lafosse has more than 18 years of experience in information security for the government, banking, legal, healthcare and education sectors. Lafosse began his career in information security consulting in finance.


Lafosse holds a Master’s in Information Assurance from Iowa State University. He also holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designations.

David Morimanno, Director of IAM Technologies, Integral Partners


As the Director of Identity & Access Management Technologies, David helps clients develop IAM and Zero Trust strategies that work in complex organizations. He’s an active practitioner and strategist, with nearly 20 years of hands-on experience in implementing market-leading IAM technologies across IGA, PAM, and Access Management. He specializes in building IAM Programs, administering IAM tools, and developing long-term strategies to support organizational objectives and business enablement.


David has a passion for cybersecurity. He is a trusted advisor for Fortune 500 clients and has helped industry executives successfully execute large-scale IAM programs through deployment. He has extensive experience in financial services, energy, education, manufacturing, and healthcare industries.

Will Schneider, Manager, Identity and Access Management Operations, Delta Dental of California


Will Schneider serves as the Identity and Access Management Operations Team Manager at Delta Dental of California. With over two decades of experience in the Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) space, Will brings a wealth of expertise to his current role. He is responsible for overseeing the daily request flow, managing IAM projects related to customer delivery, and collaborating closely with the IAM Engineering team to develop new capabilities for the service.


In his extensive career, Will has held various key positions, including managing an IGA consulting practice and delivering solutions to customers across multiple industries. His experience includes implementing numerous Identity Management Solutions, developing and implementing federated architectures, and deploying multi-factor authentication for global companies spanning healthcare, oil & gas, higher education, manufacturing, and K12 sectors. Before moving into consulting, Will founded the Identity Management Program at UTHealth in the Texas Medical Center.


Will’s notable former clients include NASDAQ OMX, W.L. Gore and Associates, Memorial Hermann Health System, American National Standard Institute, MLB Advanced Media (Disney Streaming Services), UTHealth, and US Cellular. He has been a speaker at national conferences on Identity Management, having presented at events such as the North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, American Petroleum Institute Cybersecurity Conference, Texas Cybersecurity Conference, and Brainshare. Additionally, he has served as a guest lecturer on numerous occasions.

Matt Stiak, Director Cyber Risk Management, Delta Dental of California


Bio coming soon!