Shahid Buttar

Shahid Buttar is an artist, writer, organizer, and lawyer. He works at the Electronic Frontier Foundation as the organization’s Director of Grassroots Advocacy, offering him opportunities to work with organizations and affinity groups around the country fighting mass surveillance and corporate control over science and culture.

Wendy Yale

Wendy is a 20-year marketing and brand veteran who has spent her career building go-to-market strategies for global technology firms and nonprofits. She currently leads revenue marketing at Illumio. Prior to Illumio, she was the head of Worldwide Marketing Programs & Strategic Events at Palo Alto Networks, where she was responsible for global demand-generation strategy. Before Palo Alto Networks, Wendy led worldwide marketing for Varonis Systems as it grew from hundreds of customer installations to more than 5,000+. She has also held leadership roles at Symantec, VERITAS, DMEC. Wendy studied at the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a special focus on cultural and economic Geography and received a BA in Geography from Cal State Northridge.