We would like to welcome everyone to the CSA Austin Chapter community.
We're glad to have you as part of the CSA Austin Chapter Community where you can meet and network with other chapter members along with a diverse group of CSA partners, industry insiders and subject matter experts to get answers to your most pressing questions related to cyber security.
Please feel free to ask questions, post cloud security challenges and solutions, collaborate, and help our community grow.
We plan to post upcoming chapter events, activities, and other opportunities for engagement with the CSA Austin Chapter.
CSA Austin Chapter Board:
Fred Meek, Membership Director
Fred has spent the last 26-year as a technology “geek” who has led large data center infrastructure and cloud solution architect teams, like Palo Alto Networks and CrowdStrike. Currently, Fred manages Solution Architect teams in the West and South territory for Wiz Security, a cloud security and threat research company. Fred and his family have resided in Austin, TX, for the last 25 years.
Ted Turich, Program Director
Ted is a 27-year Industry Vet, really gaining his footing selling Market Data for HFT and Low Latency consumers in one of the most active trading pits in the world at the CME. Transitioning to Austin, he worked for a VAR before transitioning to Zscaler, where he worked with and was mentored by Peter Vogt, our Austin Chapter Founder. He currently works for Living Security, a SAT and Human Risk Management provider driven on making proven lasting behavioral change in your employees. Ted enjoys interacting with fellow industry professionals and his motto is "A Stranger is a New Friend I Have Not Had The Pleasure Of Meeting Yet."
Dan Devane, Vice President
Dan is a 20-year sales veteran who's led cloud teams at successful startups, like Box, and established Fortune-sized OEMs like Dell/EMC and Palo Alto Networks. Currently, Dan manages the TOLA business for AppOmni, a SaaS posture management security company. Dan and his family make their home in Driftwood, Texas.
Tomas Ball, President
Tomas is an Army veteran who has spent the last 20+ years in technology. His career has ranged from software engineer to sales director roles across both startups and well-established companies. The native Texan is based in Austin as Lead Sales Engineer for Automation Anywhere, the leading cloud-based robotic process automation platform.