Ben Whaley
Director, Security and Operations Kountable
Ben Whaley is an Internet technology expert focused on operations, network and application security, technical writing, and cloud computing. Ben is a co-author of the UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook, the de facto reference for system administrators. He is currently the Director of Security and Operations at Kountable, a global trade financing business. He co-founded WhaleTech, a web technology consultancy, and previously worked on Internet infrastructure at Anki and Apigee. He has been honored by AWS as a Community Hero and holds the CISSP credential.