Mark Lynd, Netsync’s Head of Digital Business, talks with industry thought leader Ray White, NetApp’s Business Development Alliance Manager, about innovative strategies for protecting against ransomware at a time when so many individuals have become members of the burgeoning remote workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The required, rapid move to a remote workforce environment has placed higher demands on internet traffic and bandwidth and rising demands to access cloud resources. Many companies are finding out the hard way that not having a ransomware strategy is producing implications far and wide.
Ray White | NetApp Business Development Alliance Manager
Ray White has over 21 years of management, sales, and engineering experience in information technology. Since joining NetApp in 2005, Ray has continued to deliver the highest levels of achievement due to his consistent performance ensuring NetApp customers get the most from their technology spend. Ray currently leads NetApp’s FlexPod AI Tiger Team, leading over 30 like-minded technologists to drive adoption of modern artificial intelligence with the company’s Cisco alliance.
Mark Lynd | Head of Digital Business
Mark Lynd (CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP), Head of Digital Business, is a Top 25 ranked and recognized global thought leader, speaker, and practitioner for Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Data Center. Mark has served as a CIO, CTO, CISO, and/or Board Member for several global enterprises for the last 20+ years. Mark was named an Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of Year – Southwest Region” Finalist and presented the Doak Walker Award on ESPN’s Awards Show to a national television audience. He is, and has been, an in-demand thought leader and keynote or featured speaker for Oracle, IBM Watson, Cisco, Cohesity, Intel, and many organizations at numerous events. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Tulsa and honorably served in the US Army in the 3rd Ranger Battalion & 82nd Airborne.