Derek E. Weeks
Charese Williams
ManTech International
David A. Wheeler
The Linux Foundation
Mitch Ashley
Anders Wallgren

Securing the Software Supply Chain

Info/AppSec have long been thought of as the wet-towel to your DevOps efforts. Today, teams are embracing DevSecOps practices to enable – and enforce – security, compliance and auditability requirements at every stage of software development.

View this on demand session for a discussion on:

  • Challenges implementing security and compliance controls

  • How to make Security the “path of least resistance” for Dev and Ops

  • Industry specific regulations and compliance requirements

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Derek E. Weeks | Vice President, Sonatype

Derek E. Weeks one of the world's leading researchers on the topics of DevSecOps and securing software supply chains. For the past seven years, he has championed the research of the annual State of the Software Supply Chain Report and the DevSecOps Community Survey. He currently serves as a vice president at Sonatype - the global leader in solutions for full-spectrum software supply chain management. Derek is also the co-founder of All Day DevOps, an online community of 100,000 IT professionals.

Charese Williams | Program Director | Senior Technical Project Manager | Tech Lead SME, ManTech International

Charese Williams is a Program Director and Senior Technical Project Manager at ManTech International who, through technology, innovation, and agile methodologies, helps developers, government leadership, and executives to transform government services and improve their ability to serve our national interests. She believes that continuously transitioning workloads over to platform as service and other cloud offerings gives companies the best advantage to stay ahead of their competition. As a DevOps / Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery integrator, manager, Geek Squad member, and systems administrator for the past 20 years, she has had the honor of working with Fortune 500 companies, such as ManTech, Raytheon, and Best Buy, to modernize and optimize services for the government. Feel free to connect with her at

David A. Wheeler | Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security, The Linux Foundation

Dr. David A. Wheeler is an expert on open source software (OSS) and on developing secure software. He is the Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security at the Linux Foundation and teaches a graduate course in developing secure software at George Mason University (GMU). Dr. Wheeler has a PhD in Information Technology, a Master's in Computer Science, a certificate in Information Security, a certificate in Software Engineering, and a B.S. in Electronics Engineering, all from George Mason University (GMU). He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He lives in Northern Virginia.

Mitch Ashley | CEO and Managing Analyst, ASG

Anders Wallgren | Vice President of Technology Strategy, CloudBees

Anders Wallgren is vice president, technology strategy at CloudBees. Anders brings with him over 30 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Prior to joining CloudBees, Anders held executive positions at Electric Cloud, Aceva, Archistra, and Impresse.