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Josh Stella

Co-Founder and CTO, Fugue

Josh Stella is co-founder, CTO, and CEO of Fugue, the company transforming cloud security to help teams move faster and stay secure. Through Fugue's masterclasses, Josh educates cloud and security professionals about cloud misconfiguration exploits and how to keep cloud infrastructure secure from attackers—often by demonstrating exploits in real time as a white hat hacker. 

Previously, Josh was a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he supported customers in the area of national security. Josh also served as CTO for a technology startup and in numerous other IT leadership and technical roles over the past 25 years. 

Josh's Areas Of Expertise: White Hat Hacking, AWS, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Security, Distributed Systems, Open Policy Agent (OPA).

Matt Howard

EVP, Sonatype

A proven executive and entrepreneur with over 20 years experience developing high-growth software companies, Mr. Howard serves as Sonatype’s CMO and leads the company’s efforts to identify and execute partnerships within the DevSecOps ecosystem. Prior to Sonatype, Mr. Howard co-founded, developed and successfully sold two software companies. Earlier in his career Mr. Howard led sales and marketing at USinternetworking (acquired by AT&T) and Groove Networks (acquired by Microsoft) where his teams distributed workgroup collaboration products to enterprise customers. Mr. Howard holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The George Washington University and a Master of Arts from George Mason University.