About the Speakers
— Principal Platform Security Specialist
Rachel Beard is a Salesforce.com Certified Developer, Advanced Administrator, Sales Cloud & Service Cloud Consultant, and Trailhead Ranger with 11 years of experience in customizing and configuring Salesforce and other applications on the force.com platform. Her experience includes enterprise-level consulting, solutions architecture, and project management, including scoping, design, documentation, testing, training, and managing third-party development activities. Rachel is skilled in all areas of Salesforce Administration, including custom object design and field creation, advanced formulas, workflow rules and approval processes, profiles, roles, and the sharing model.
— Principal Risk Management Consultant
United Capital Financial Advisors
Mark Bowling is the principal and founder of an independent risk management consulting practice performing strategic risk management consulting services for corporate and institutional clients in the education, energy, finance, IT infrastructure, and government verticals. As part of this practice, Mark previously functioned as the Director of Security, Compliance, and Privacy at Washington Regional Medical System. He is currently an external consulting Information Security Officer for United Capital Financial Advisors, a nationwide wealth management firm that was just acquired by Goldman Sachs. Mark is a Senior Auditor for the Vendor Security Alliance and a Senior Lean/Quality Consultant with IPAG (International Performance Alliance Group) Consulting.
Mark previously served as a Federal Special Agent in the FBI for 20 years, rising to the position of Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Little Rock Division, and later, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of the Inspector General, Technology Crimes Division. Prior to that career, Mark was an IT and factory automation consultant in the Automotive and Manufacturing Sector. He also served as a Reserve Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve and a Nuclear Engineering Officer in the U.S. Navy.
Mark received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and is currently completing his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arkansas.
— General Manager of Cloud Security
Mike Mason leads the FairWarning for Salesforce Cloud Security product team by leveraging his experience in marketing, operations, and product management skills, elevating the company to a higher level. His industry expertise and unfailing dedication to empowering customer success continue to inspire Mike to push the boundaries and break through limitations to offer the best product that simplifies the lives of security, privacy, and compliance professionals across the globe.