Day of Shecurity Core Team
Matt Torbin is an Application Security Engineer for Opendoor and the concept creator behind Day of Shecurity. As a multi-faceted technologist with almost twenty years in the industry, Matt Torbin has had a direct impact on almost every aspect of the software development lifecycle. Early in his career, Matt worked as a front-end, full stack engineer specializing in UI/UX. During this time he was involved in both development as well as testing efforts which included quality and security efforts. Recently, he completed a career transition to information security. In his free time, he is passionate about promoting equality in the industry and offering mentorship to young technologists.“
Laura Buitrago is a Web Developer at Lookout, and currently chair of Lookout's Diversity Steering Committee. Previously a Teacher, Photographer, and Student Science Specialist, she made the transition to Web Development in 2015. Laura is Colombian-American and is passionate about the inclusion of Women and People of Color in tech. Laura loves to travel and has lived in 4 different countries / continents.
Amy is an Innovative Product Designer, Graphic Designer and Illustrator with an eye for detail. She is currently working as a Product Designer at Lookout. Prior to Lookout, Amy was helping small businesses & entrepreneurs achieve their goal with design strategy and User-Centered Design process in Taiwan and San Francisco. As a brainstormer and stuff maker, I am always looking forward to working with people with a wide range of backgrounds.
Deidre Diamond is the CEO and Founder of CyberSN.com, a cybersecurity research and staffing company, and the Founder of brainbabe.org, a cybersecurity not-for-profit organization. Deidre’s vision and leadership has resulted in a dramatic decrease in the frustration, time and cost associated with job searching and hiring for cybersecurity professionals. Prior to CyberSN, Deidre was the CEO of Percussion Software, the first VP of Sales at Rapid7 (NYSE:RPD) and the VP of Staffing and Recruiting for the national technical staffing company Motion Recruitment. Deidre leads with a strong commitment to transparency, equality, training, support, high-productivity and love in the workforce.
Kyle is a Social Cybersecurity expert and President of Brainbabe.org a non-for-profit championing the need to bring more diverse humans into the cybersecurity workforce. With over 20 years of experience in the tech field, and degrees in Sociology, Business, and Homeland Security, Kyle’s multidisciplinary background serves him well and is an example of educational diversity in action. The lack of women in cybersecurity is not only a national security issue - it is a global security issue. Kyle joins DoS as General Manager and a Core Team Member.
Lisa Kendall is the Media and Marketing Manager for CyberSN (cybersn.com) a cybersecurity staffing, technology and research firm and she also manages the marketing for Brainbabe (brainbabe.org), a not-for-profit working to bridge the cybersecurity talent gap. Kendall has a B.A. from UC Santa Barbara in Women’s Studies, a background in technical recruiting, sales, and non-profit fund-raising and a passion for supporting women in business. She sits on the board of Technology Diversified, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing education and resources that promote employment, peer-support, diversity, and inclusion in technology. She believes in creating teams with healthy workplace cultures, retention and happiness.