About the Speaker
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    Ray Cotten
    Principal Solutions Architect, Elastic

    With over 20 years of experience in information security, this accomplished expert addresses security challenges and vulnerabilities by crafting innovative solutions for organizations. They have successfully managed large, complex programs for Fortune 500 companies, exhibiting both technical expertise and exceptional cross-functional team leadership. Their ability to communicate fluently across technical and C-level teams has aided them in guiding organizations to achieve powerful results.

    Significant roles at Elastic, Exabeam, Deloitte, and HP Enterprise Security Products showcased their versatility as a trusted advisor for diverse clientele, including corporations and government agencies. Notably, they demonstrated the skill to translate complex security concepts into tangible strategies, bridging the gap between technology and business needs. International assignments in the Asia Pacific region and Australia provided them with opportunities to expand their global influence, doubling team sizes and fostering heightened collaboration among sales, partners, and professional services.

    Certifications such as Elastic Certified Analyst, CEH, CISM, and CISSP demonstrate their dedication to staying current with industry trends and expanding their skill set. Throughout their career, they have built a solid reputation for their commitment to delivering innovative and robust technology solutions. By implementing highly organized strategies and motivating cross-functional teams, they have consistently achieved tangible completion and had a powerful impact on numerous organizations.