Dr. Barry Boehm, USC
Dr. Barry Boehm is the TRW Professor in the USC Computer Sciences, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Astronautics Departments. He is also the Director of Research of the DoD-Stevens-USC Systems Engineering Research Center, and the founding Director of the USC Center for Systems and Software Engineering. He was director of DARPA-ISTO 1989-92, at TRW 1973-89, at Rand Corporation 1959-73, and at General Dynamics 1955-59. His contributions include the COCOMO family of cost models and the Spiral family of process models. He is a Fellow of the primary professional societies in computing (ACM), aerospace (AIAA), electronics (IEEE), and systems engineering (INCOSE), and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.
Grace Lewis, SEI
Grace Lewis is a Principal Researcher at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). She is the deputy lead for the Advanced Mobile Systems (AMS) initiative and the principal investigator for the Edge-Enabled Tactical Systems (EETS) research project. Her current interests and projects are in mobile computing, cloud computing and service-oriented architecture (SOA). Her latest publications include multiples papers and articles on these subjects and a book in the SEI Software Engineering Series. She is also a member of the technical faculty for the Master in Software Engineering program at CMU. Grace holds a B.Sc. in Systems Engineering and an Executive MBA from Icesi University in Cali, Colombia; and a Master in Software Engineering from CMU. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Computer Science (Faculty of Sciences) at VU University Amsterdam.
Dr. Jeffrey Voas, NIST
Jeffrey Voas is a computer scientist at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD. Before joining NIST, Voas was an entrepreneur and co-founded Cigital (1992). Voas co-authored two John Wiley books (Software Assessment: Reliability, Safety, and Testability  and Software Fault Injection: Inoculating Software Against Errors . He received two U.S. patents and has over 200 publications. Voas received his undergraduate degree in computer engineering from Tulane University (1985), and received his M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from the College of William and Mary (1986, 1990 respectively). Voas is a Fellow of the IEEE, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Voas received the U.S. Department of Commerce's Gold medal in 2014 for his efforts in vetting apps for smartphones for U.S. soldiers in mid-East conflicts. Voas's current research interests include software certification, rebooting computing, and the underlying science of IoT. Voas is an Adjunct Chair Professor of Computer Science at the National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan.
John Heimann, Oracle
John Heimann is Vice President, Security Program Management in Oracle's Global Product Security organization. He is responsible for defining and overseeing development programs that improve the security assurance of Oracle's products. Mr. Heimann has 19 years experience in security program and product management at Oracle, working in Corporate Architecture, and in the Database and Middleware product organizations. Prior to Oracle, he spent 10 years at GTE Government Systems Corporation, working on secure network, cryptographic, and key management research, design, development, and vulnerability analysis programs for US Defense and Intelligence Community customers. He has served on a senior security advisory board for the US DoD. Mr. Heimann has an AB in Physics, cum laude, from Harvard University.