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Presentation: Resiliance & Security AMA w/ Randall Koutnik & Eugene Pilyankevich

Track: Speaker AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Location: Guild, Mezzanine

Duration: 1:40pm - 2:30pm

Day of week: Wednesday

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Speaker: Randall Koutnik

UI Engineer

Randall's career can be politely summed up as "interesting". He's worked at everything from tiny startups to Netflix to teaching introductory programming at a bootcamp. He wrote a book on RxJS, which didn't impress his cats much.

You can find his words in written form at https://rkoutnik.com/ and shorter words at https://twitter.com/rkoutnik

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Speaker: Eugene Pilyankevich

CTO @cossacklabs, Building Applied Cryptographic / Data Security Tooling

Eugene is CTO at Cossack Labs, a data security engineering company, where his job includes almost everything (as you can imagine a CTO of a small company does): defining product strategy, designing internal products and customer solutions, driving R&D efforts, ensuring the steady cycle of forming–storming–norming–performing of core engineering team. Eugene started as a software developer and ISP infrastructure engineer nearly two decades ago. Being always keen to chase causes for failures he had to deal with daily led to a chain of positions - through security engineer and software/security architect to CTO in telco, banking, and computer security industries. A life-long interest in understanding risk, human behavior, and decisionmaking under uncertain conditions made Eugene look into causes of resiliency and security problems where they actually begin: in human brains. 

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