Short Bio

Kelly Shortridge is currently VP of Product Strategy at Capsule8. Kelly is known for presenting at technology conferences internationally, including Black Hat USA and O'Reilly Velocity Conference. Kelly previously served in product roles at SecurityScorecard and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence after co-founding IperLane, a security startup which was acquired. Kelly began their career as an investment banking analyst at Teneo Capital covering the data security and analytics sectors.

Long Bio

Kelly Shortridge is currently VP of Product Strategy at Capsule8, following product roles at SecurityScorecard and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Previously, Kelly co-founded and served as COO of IperLane, an enterprise security startup which was acquired. Kelly began their career as an investment banking analyst at Teneo Capital covering the data security and analytics sectors.

Kelly is best known for research into the applications of behavioral economics to information security as well as the intersection of DevOps and information security. Kelly has spoken at top technology conferences internationally, including Black Hat USA, O'Reilly Velocity Conference, AusCERT, Hacktivity, Troopers, and ZeroNights. Additionally, Kelly is a Pwnie Awards judge.

Industry Recognition

My work and I have been featured in top media outlets, including BBC News, Business Insider, CNN, and Vice Media, as well as top technology publications, such as Cyberscoop, ComputerWorld, Dark Reading, Decipher, InfoQ, Risky Business, and VentureFizz. I have been named a top 100 DevOps leader and tech industry leader, and I advise companies (from Fortune 500 to startups), investors (from seed VC through PE), and executives regularly.

Internationally Known Speaker

I have spoken at over 30 conferences in 7 countries across 4 continents, addressing audiences from multiple thousands of technology professionals to handfuls of C-suite officers. I have also presented at numerous private corporate and government events, including at Fortune 500 companies and publicly-traded Silicon Valley tech companies.