The headline tech conference of the Forward Festival, the Forward Technology Conference (FTC) is geared toward startup founders, tech geeks, and those wanting to build successful technology companies. Whether you’re thinking about launching a startup business or you’re an experienced entrepreneur, you’ll find this conference relevant and insightful.

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Russ From

U.S. Cellular
Security Engineer
Russ is a frequent conference speaker and security thought leader with an extensive background in enterprise defense. By using risk reduction solutions such as Micro-Segmentation, DDoS Mitigation, IDS/IPS, and proactive malicious traffic blocking driven by threat intelligence and security automation, Russ has and continues to protect 100's of millions of individual customers and business partners in telecom and healthcare from threat actors. Russ learned his trade as a white hat hacker who has spent the past decade building, defending, and breaking IT systems.