Tina Gravel is sought after for her ability to take complex cyber security topics and make them accessible to those that are not cybersecurity experts. A highly rated public speaker, her talks are often memorable and sparked with humor and personal stories. Tina’s special focus is on the area of cloud security and zero trust but her true passion is around making sure that more women gravitate to cybersecurity as a career. Tina is a published author and has written in numerous publications about the need for more women in cyber security fields to better combat cybercrime. With over 27 years of experience in the IT outsourcing, cloud, data center, security and SaaS industries, Tina is currently SVP Global Channels and Alliances with Appgate, the leader in security and analytics products and services for zero trust. Prior to Appgate, Tina was a Senior Vice President of Global Channels and Strategic Alliances for Cyxtera and earlier; Cryptzone, a Cyxtera Business. Before joining Cryptzone, Tina held the role of General Manager and Vice President for Dimension Data’s Cloud Services Business in the Americas. Tina also served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Nirvanix, leading the company’s sales, marketing and indirect channel programs. Tina was a member of the original management team at Terremark, a Verizon company, where she held several leadership roles over 14 years.