Cybersecurity for Startup Growth and Sales

Explore risk factors and compliance challenges, investor sentiment around due diligence, and best practices specific to startup security.

About this Event

In this webinar with CDW, we are going to explore risk factors and compliance challenges, investor sentiment around due diligence, and best practices specific to startup cybersecurity.


Alex Gellineau

Alex is a senior member of our Cybersecurity practice, having been with been with CDW for the past 11 years. He currently supports our Small Business sales organization and brings his knowledge and expertise to our valued customers. He holds numerous industry and vendor certifications, and his familiarity with various security controls and frameworks extends from the internet edge to the network core. As a technologist, Alex has regular conversations around the security landscape, industry trends and best practices for securing network environments, and he is passionate about helping customers identify solutions that meet the needs of their business requirements.

Julian Castro Hernandez

Julian is a strong security advocate and has worked with customers in major industries across the United States. He started his career at Citrix systems and then moved onto Arrow ECS to help manufacturers develop a sales channel program, before coming to CDW as a networking specialist supporting Brocade. He has been working to secure small business for the last 4 years and recently obtained his Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee is skilled in architecting and engineering infrastructure solutions. As both a talented Senior Software Architect and Engineer, his career is replete with experience in the start-up space, software security, and technical advisory roles. Chris prides himself on being able to work cross-functionally, implement frictionless architectural changes, and remove inefficiencies. At present, he’s a founding member and CTO of Kronologic in Austin, TX, where he thrives when asked to find solutions and share useful resources.

Amit Bhatti (moderator)

Amit helps lead investments out of 500’s SF-based global fund and accelerator program. He’s a lawyer by training; having worked on hundreds of venture financings in that capacity, he now advises companies as they navigate their early stages.

Amit was previously with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati where he represented companies across all stages of their lifecycle from startup to IPO, as well as venture funds in making investments. He also spent time as corporate counsel at 500, reviewing venture financings worldwide across our 2,400+ company portfolio. Before law, Amit was a healthcare consultant.

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May 28 2022


20:00 - 21:00