Professor and Consultant, Santa Clara University, USA
Jeff Klaben lives and teaches interdisciplinary collaboration and cybersecurity across Santa Clara University's Graduate Engineering, Business, and Law Schools. He serves on the Evanta (Gartner) CISO Governing Body and is co-author of the #1 bestselling book, Mobile Medicine (2022) and The Computer Incident Response Planning Handbook.
He has held C-level, technology leadership, and entrepreneurial roles with innovation driven organizations, including SRI International, Neohapsis (Cisco), SanDisk, Applied Biosystems, Cadence Design Systems, Applied Materials, Accenture, and NCR. He has contributed to research, earned patents, and helped launch ventures in natural language, dialogue-based help agents, interactive visualization, and impact analysis for computer network, cybersecurity, and identity management.
Klaben was recognized by the US Department of Justice with awards for Dedicated Service and Exceptional Service in the Public Interest for his role as co-founder of SFBay InfraGard (a non-profit public-private partnership for information sharing to protect critical infrastructure). He is a highly rated speaker at an array of conferences (e.g. RSA, Gartner Security Summit, I-4, IAPP, IIA, Oktane, SINET, DAC), a producer and host of Silicon Valley's Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival (emphasizing DE&I and ESG), and mentor and judge for the Second Chances Empathy Hackathon.