About the Speaker
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    Joel Hollenbeck
    Regional Director, Security Engineering, Check Point Evangelist, Check Point Software Technologies

    Joel Hollenbeck is a Cyber Security Visionary with the Office of the CTO at Check Point Software Technologies Inc., the worldwide leader in securing the internet. His background includes over 20 years of experience deploying application protection and network-based security. Joel has been securing networks and systems since 1994, including developing and executing on strategies to connect some of the most sensitive networks for the federal government and financial institutions to the internet in the earliest days of commercial internet connectivity. Joel has served as a consulting Security Architect with Check Point, advising a wide variety of clients across many verticals on security best practices, security architecture, and deriving the maximum value from investments in security. Prior to joining Check Point, Joel held various security engineering, leadership, and executive roles within organizations local to St. Louis.