Mirko Ross is the cofounder of echolot digital worx. Since 1998, he is an open source evangelist, working on several tasks groups for the improvement and development of open source standards and open source based business model. He is teaching...
Santosh Putchala is a strategy consulting professional with interests in the convergence of technology, privacy and information security. He is a generalist and his portfolio includes high level engagements across information security, privacy, data protection, e-governance, social media risk management, and financial services to name a few. He is invited to participate in thought leadership forums by major industry bodies. His work of leadership is quoted in WSJ, NASDAQ news headlines, and couple of other press releases. He has publications with Springer and IEEE.
As a part of IoT initiative, he participates and acts as a 'sounding board'.
He holds an MBA in Strategy & Information Systems, MS in Cyber Law & Cyber Security and BS in Engineering. He has passed gold standard certification examinations such as CISSP, CIPM,and CISM. He is an avid reader and wont miss HBR, Bloomberg Business Week and The Economist.