Marcos Quezada (Argentina), Chief Business Development Officer, Nexa /

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Marcos Quezada, a Fulbright scholar, holds a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Northern Illinois University and leads Nexa’s business development efforts based in Santiago, Chile.

With 20+ years in the IT sector, Marcos served as a product specialist for IBM UNIX servers and IBM Power Systems from 2001. He later became the technology leader for IBM Cognitive Systems in Latin America (2017-2020). Marcos is a consultant in corporate artificial intelligence, modern data platforms, cybersecurity, and cloud computing. He graduated as a Computer Engineer from the Universidad de Belgrano Foundation in Argentina.

As an entrepreneur, he founded Sur5, Virtual Sands, and Root4. Root4, recognized for its Corporate Social Responsibility campaigns, earned accolades such as selection by the government of the City of Buenos Aires for a commercial mission to Silicon Valley and participation in TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco (2013). In 2014, Root4 was globally recognized as a top-eight B2B startup in the First Look Forum in New York.

CONFERENCE

Nexa Cloud SecurElevate: best practices for security at every stage of your cloud implementation

¬†The Nexa Cloud SecurElevate presentation focuses on best practices for cloud security implementations. It begins with an emphasis on the aftermath of cyberattacks, featuring examples from both fiction (an episode of ‘The Morning Show’) and real-life anonymized client case studies. The presentation then introduces three key solutions: 1) ‘Nexa Cloud SecurElevate’ for cloud security posture assessment, 2) ‘Nexa Pentest Challenge’ for ethical hacking, and 3) ‘Nexa Digital Surveillance’ for monitoring suspicious dark web activities related to corporate digital assets. It underscores the significance of teamwork, relevant certifications, recognized methodologies, and a passion for security. The closing message underscores that in cybersecurity, while incidents cannot always be prevented, it’s crucial to be prepared to ensure organizations can continue operating with minimal information loss.