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About the Speaker
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    JD Sherry
    Vice President, Cloud Security, OPTIV

    JD Sherry is well-versed in enterprise security and data center architecture and has successfully implemented large-scale public, private and hybrid clouds emphasizing security architecture best practices. Over the last decade, Sherry has established himself as a trusted senior advisor for the protection of the payment card industry (PCI), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and personally identifiable information (PII) data. As vice president of cloud security in the Office of the CISO at Optiv, Sherry focuses on security and compliance aspects that enable clients to be successful in planning, building and running their cloud ecosystems, spanning across private, public and most commonly hybrid cloud computing environments. Sherry also offers strategic consulting at the C-level and board level.

    Sherry interfaces regularly with the media to provide expert insight on the state of cyber security and how individuals and organizations can adequately protect themselves from loss. He previously held a Top Secret clearance, and has an MBA IT degree from Jones University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska.