5th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

June 22nd-25th, 2015 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Bob Kalka

bob kalka for website 1Vice President, IBM Security

Bob Kalka, CRISC, is Vice President of the IBM Security Business Unit. Bob is responsible for IBM's global client technical professionals, strategic accounts and enablement programs. He has also been intimately involved over the past two decades in developing IBM's overall strategy for its comprehensive security-related investments.
Bob has been involved in the information security industry for 21 of his 25 years with IBM. He has held a number of leadership positions in product management, sales, business development, marketing management and product development. He is a frequent international speaker on the relationship of business with Information Technology, cloud computing and security, and has had numerous papers and articles published on these topics. He also holds a United States Patent related to secure distributed computing software.
Bob received a Master of Business Administration degree in Organizational Change and Development from Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Bob also holds a certificate in strategic marketing planning from the Indiana University Graduate School of Business.
Bob is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) by ISACA, and is a charter member of the Industry Advisory Board for the Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security at Southern Methodist University.