West Monroe Partners and notable security specialists will lead an informative and interactive panel discussion on why considering security elements in any transaction is essential.

Moderator

Matt SondagManaging Director, West Monroe Partners, is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur with 17 years of business and technology consulting experience. Matt works with private equity and strategic buyers involved in or preparing for investments and acquisitions.

Panelists

Sean CurranDirector, Infrastructure & Security, West Monroe Partners, has more than 20 years of business consulting large-scale infrastructure experience across a range of industries and IT domains, including extensive work in the areas of data and information security.

Eric FeldmanChief Information Officer, The Riverside Company, joined the global private equity firm in 2011. He is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s global technology strategies including application development, project management, information security and an IT infrastructure supporting 17 global offices in 11 countries. Eric has been instrumental in creating Riverside’s Information Security Program and restructuring the global business continuity plan to align with evolving business requirements. Eric previously served as the Director of MIS for the Office of the Mayor, City of New York where he worked on a number of city-wide initiatives focused on improving service delivery and reducing cross-agency inefficiencies.

Gray Hall, Chief Executive Officer, Alert Logic, has led the company since July 2009. Gray’s career in the IT industry has spanned more than 25 years including 8 years as co-founder and CEO of VeriCenter, a managed hosting provider he launched in 1999 and grew to $80 million in annual revenue until its sale to SunGard Data Systems in 2007. After VeriCenter, Gray served as Executive-in-Residence at Fidelity Equity Partners, a $500 million middle-market buyout fund backed by Fidelity Investments. Earlier in his career Hall spent seven years at IBM, where he led the formation and launch of IBM’s Center for Scalable Computing Solutions in 1994, and several years in the venture capital industry. Gray is a member of the Board of Directors of Limelight Networks, Inc.

When:

Friday, October 2nd
Check-in & Breakfast: 8:30am
Program: 9-10:30am

Where:

West Monroe Partners
1700 Broadway
Suite 1400
New York, NY, 10019