The Georgia Tech College of Computing and Institute for Information Security & Privacy announce a tribute to the late John P. Imlay Jr. and an examination of how Atlanta can continue to grow in the cybersecurity industry that his leadership did so much to foster. Senator Sam Nunn -- Co-Chairman and CEO of Nuclear Threat Initiative -- will be the keynote speaker, following a distinguished panel of entrepreneurs, at "Secure Atlanta: Launching a New Generation of Cyberpreneurs."


3:00 - 4:15 pm - Panel Discussion

"Startups & Cybersecurity: How Atlanta Can Take the Next Step"

  • Moderator - Tino Mantella, President & CEO of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
  • Panelist - Merrick Furst, Distinguished Professor, Georgia Tech School of Computer Science; Director of Flashpoint; Co-Founder of Damballa
  • Panelist - Chris Klaus, Founder and CEO of Kaneva; Founder and Former CTO of Internet Security Systems (ISS)
  • Panelist - Wenke Lee, Professor, Georgia Tech School of Computer Science; Co-Director Institute for Information Security & Privacy at Georgia Tech
  • Panelist - Radhika Subramanian, Co-Founder & CEO of Emcien; Former President & CEO of Idmon Corporation.
4:30 - 5:15 pm - Keynote Address

by Sen. Sam Nunn, Co-Chairman & CEO of Nuclear Threat Initiative; Distinguished Professor, Georgia Tech Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

  • Sen. Nunn will pay tribute to the late John P. Imlay, Jr., whose investments and contributions to the city and region's business community helped Atlanta establish itself as one of the country's leading technology centers, as well as the importance of cybersecurity in national defense. 
5:15 - 6:00 pm - Reception



GTRI Conference Center Auditorium

250 14th Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30318

For those unable to attend in person, this event will be webcast live at: