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Ben Hagen

Corporate Information Security, Facebook

Ben Hagen is likely the only security professional in the world who has won both a presidential election and an Emmy. He loves security and both building and breaking things. Ben is currently the head of Corporate Information Security at Facebook and has been a Vice President/Principle Infrastructure Security Architect at Salesforce and lead the Cloud Security Tools and Operations team at Netflix.

During the 2012 US Presidential Election he was in charge of security for the Obama re-election campaign’s technology program. Prior to this role, he was a Security Consultant with Neohapsis, and Motorola where he had to break into, and then help fix, the computer networks of lots of organizations. He has built lots of fun tools and systems, has held many impressive sounding certifications, and enjoys pizza and cats.