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The Digital NGO: Turn Intent into Action.
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Rakesh Bharania

Cisco Tactical Operations
Network Consulting Engineer
San Francisco Bay Area
Rakesh Bharania is the West Coast lead for Cisco Tactical Operations (TACOPS), Cisco’s primary technology response team for disaster relief and humanitarian assistance. Additionally, he serves as the chairman for the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) Cybersecurity Task Force, and is a recognized leader in the field of satellite security. Previously, he has worked as a senior information security architect and helped to create and build the Cisco Information Security team.

With TACOPS he is responsible for the design and implementation of secure emergency networks to support first responders, NGOs, government, and critical infrastructure restoration. He has over twenty years of field experience responding to disasters and humanitarian crises throughout the world including Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, the earthquakes in Haiti and Japan, Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Ebola response in West Africa, and the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe.

He is a Cisco representative to several industry and international forums on disaster relief and resiliency including the United Nations and FEMA / DHS. He is currently Co-Chair of the Nethope Security and Privacy Working Group.

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Monday, November 7
 

7:00am

Monday Breakfast Prefunction Hall

9:00am

10:35am

12:00pm

3:15pm

4:00pm

 
Tuesday, November 8
 

7:00am

8:00am

9:45am

1:00pm

2:00pm

3:15pm

5:15pm

 
Wednesday, November 9
 

9:15am

1:00pm

2:00pm

3:00pm

6:00pm

 
Thursday, November 10
 

10:00am

11:15am

1:00pm

2:00pm

3:15pm

 
Friday, November 11
 

9:00am