Kenneth G. Hartman is a security engineering leader based in Silicon Valley. Ken’s motto is “I help my company earn and maintain the trust of our customers in our products and services.” Toward this end, he drives a comprehensive program portfolio of technical security initiatives focused on securing customers’ data in the public cloud. Ken has worked for a variety of Cloud Service Providers in Architecture, Engineering, Compliance, and Security Product Management roles.
For the previous decade, up until July 2011, he helped to build a start-up company called Visonex into a profitable, nation-wide dialysis-specific electronic medical record using a software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model. In addition to managing the inception and delivery of multiple product innovations, Ken was responsible for all aspects of assuring the security and privacy of both the internal IT systems and the company’s SaaS offerings. Prior to helping launch Visonex, Ken worked as a corporate Electrical Systems Manager for Kraft Foods where he helped to secure the plant floor automation systems.
Ken holds a BS Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Masters Degree in Information Security Engineering from SANS Technology Institute. Ken has earned the CISSP, as well as multiple GIAC security certifications, including the GIAC Security Expert.