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TECH Talks: Software Security 101

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03/20/2018 12:00pm
03/20/2018 1:30pm
Advent Coworking

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"TechTalks @ Advent Coworking"

Tech Talk #1 Topic: Software Security 101 | March 20, 2018 @ 12pm

Join Advent Coworking and RMCSoft for a complimentary lunch and learn featuring IT industry experts presenting on a wide variety of tech-related topics and trends.

For the majority of startups, security is an afterthought due to time-to-market pressures. During this lunch, we will discuss why digital product security is relevant, cover the common cybersecurity mistakes startups make and talk about the best practices that can mitigate the greatest risks to startups. This event is free, but registration is required.

Meet the panel:


Srinivasan Vanamali, Olympus Infotech

Srinivasan (Mali) Vanamali, a seasoned cybersecurity professional with over 20 years of experience in the information technology consulting field in a variety of IT management and technical roles. Mali has a proven record of delivering effective cybersecurity solutions, in particular, identity and access management in an array of industries including government, telecommunication, banking, energy and health.


Bilal Soylu, Xcobee

Bilal Soylu is a serial entrepreneur with multiple startups in different industries, including distribution, healthcare, consulting, and technology. He has a deep experience in automating the purchase to pay (P2P) cycle within business processes. His specialties include Large Enterprise Systems, ERP, Purchasing, negotiations, IT, systems architecture, startups, team building, and process improvement. Bilal has architected Verian's (now basware) suite of easy to use, flexible, and reliable cloud-based spend management solutions.


Kate Kliebert, Kliebert Law

Kate Kliebert is a data privacy attorney and the founder of Kliebert Law. The firm counsels businesses on operational aspects of the law, including data privacy, trademark and copyright application and protection. In this role, Kate helps clients implement innovative digital platforms and technology-enhanced marketing campaigns in ways that minimize privacy and security risks to the businesses and their customers. 


Ben Wilson, deliverypath

Ben Wilson is a tech entrepreneur, experienced application designer, and hacker. Some of the industries he’s worked in include banking; software distribution and licensing; and traditional marketplaces and exchanges. In addition to developing an eco-friendly, cryptocurrency (, he also owns a web-hosting company ( At deliverypath, he takes pride in the concierge-level customer service and security his company provides, and in the long-lasting relationships he builds with his customers. He’s lived and worked in Charlotte for 25 years.


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