Startups & CISOs @ ATDC Mixer and Discussion

2017-10-02 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ATDC Community Room (Room 2525)
Address: 75 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA

The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) will host a mixer and discussion session for early-stage companies to meet with seasoned CyberSecurity experts in Financial Technology, Media Technology, Retail Technology and Healthcare Technology.  

Our distinguished panelist include:

Mark Ray, Managing Director & Head of Cyber Investigations, Nardello & Co

Mark Ray is an accomplished Cybersecurity professional and former FBI Special Agent with more than 20 years of law enforcement and technology industry experience. As the Managing Director and head of Nardello & Co.’s Digital Investigations and Cybersecurity practice, Mark utilizes his front-line cybersecurity expertise to help clients investigate and recover from major cyber incidents and fraud events. He also develops strategies and programs designed to help clients proactively defend against advanced cyber threats.

Joe Kleinwaechter, Vice President of Innovation & Design, Worldpay

Joe Kleinwaechter has a 20+ year history of leading technical innovation and introducing solutions that markets have never seen. Having led engineering and design teams that introduced breakthrough ideas in a wide range of fields, including FinTech, internet security, energy management, and groupware, he has been able to work with some of the best in the industry.

Peter Chronis, SVP – Chief Information Security Officer, Turner

Peter Chronis is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for Turner Broadcasting, a $12B media, sports and technology company headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Chronis is responsible for Turner’s information security operations, architecture, governance, privacy, compliance, and business continuity programs focused on protecting the company and its global portfolio of more than 100 brands.

Stacy Scott, President, Wisterwood Advisory Services

Stacy Scott is an Information Security Executive with experience in security operations, risk management, regulatory compliance, identity and access management, operational performance measuring/reporting, auditing, and security administration. Scott designs and implements new processes to simultaneously drive forward production and motivate staff. She creates plans of action to reduce costs and boost efficiency while improving employee performance and morale

Darryl McCaskill, SVP Retail, Softvision, LLC

Darryl McCaskill is a Senior Business-Focused Technology Executive with deep roots in retail and expertise in planning and executing multi-million dollar transformational development initiatives across a wide variety of business functions. McCaskill is skilled at developing overall systems portfolio roadmaps to support key multi-year business and system transformation strategies. He has a successful track record of operational excellence and consistently adding corporate and organizational value through successful delivery targeted at mission critical inventory, sales, and customer retention optimization initiatives.



6-6:30pm – Networking & Snacks

6:30-8:00pm – Discussion on CyberSecurity & Your Startup.  

Register here.


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  • 2020-10-20 6:30 pm - 2020-10-20 10:00 pm

    Please join us for ATDC's Double Vision Event on Tuesday, October 20th starting at 6:30 pm.

    We are doubling the celebration as we honor the 2020 ATDC graduating companies and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the ATDC's founding via multiple activities including exhibitions, movies, and entertainment.

    And we are doubling the ways you can join the festivities: you can livestream the event or attend the drive-in experience at The Springs Cinema & Tap House.

    Here are the details:

    • 6:30 pm Drive-thru Check In Opens & Livestream Begins
    • 6:35 pm ATDC History & Graduate Exhibits Open & Virtual Exhibit Tour Begins
    • 6:40 pm ATDC House Band “The Entrepreneurs” Perform
    • 7:00 pm Kick off of the program and premiere of ATDC's movie
    • 7:30 pm Livestreaming ends and drive-in guests will enjoy the 80s hit movie Ghostbusters

    About Drive-In Tickets

    Our in-person venue has space for 100 cars, so tickets will be limited and are expected to sell out.

    • On September 11th, we will be inviting ATDC Portfolio members and special guests to purchase their early access ticket through a special email invitation.
    • On September 18th, we will release any remaining tickets for the general public.

    A car pass costs $99 dollars and includes up to two people. Tickets for additional passengers can be purchased as "add-ons" for $50 per person. A drive-in ticket includes:

    • Drive-by tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie
    • Screening of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters
    • Gift bag per person
    • Food and drink vouchers (valued at $30 per person)

    About Livestreaming Tickets

    Livestreaming is free. Attendees will receive the link to tune-in after registering. A livestreaming ticket includes:

    • Video tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie


    Register on Eventbrite by clicking here.