Jarrod Overson is an application security expert with over twenty years of enterprise
experience. Jarrod's a published author, keynote speaker, and open source developer for projects
downloaded millions of times each week. Jarrod spent time at Napster, Riot Games, and Best Buy
before building the prototype for Shape Security's defense platform. After leading development
Shape's platform and seeing through its billion dollar acquisition, Jarrod founded Candle to fix
the same fundamental problems he's seen at every enterprise.
Fawad has spent most of his career in content delivery, starting with email and progressing to
edge compute. Fawad is a jack of all trades has worked in leadership roles in engineering,
technical sales, customer services, and infrastructure.
Fawad lives in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and has a MBA from Emory University.
Phil's focus has been in distributed systems and helping companies achieve more by leveraging
emerging technologies. Previously, Phil worked on projects like Dapr at Microsoft as well as
cloud-native technologies and WebAssembly at Capital One. Phil also brings 13 years of
consulting experience spanning digital transformation and technology modernization with numerous
Fortune 500 companies.