Nick Ellsmore is co-founder of Hivint and Security Colony, and was the recipient of the inaugural “AISA Information Security Professional of the Year” Award in 2012 for his contribution to the industry. Previously a co-founder of SIFT and Stratsec, which grew to become the largest cyber security consulting firms in Australia before their sale to BAE Systems in 2010, Mr Ellsmore has served on industry boards including the Internet Industry Association, the NATA AAC for Software Testing, Electronic Frontiers Australia, multiple Industry Advisory Boards for UNSW, and is a past Australian delegate to the APEC TEL Security & Prosperity Steering Group. He has been engaged by regional governments to review their national cyber-security strategies and has delivered projects for APEC and the United Nations. He is now Chief Apiarist with Hivint, building a collaboration portal for the Australian information security industry, and is an Advisor to Bugcrowd. A regular keynote speaker at conferences, Nick has delivered over 120 presentations on cyber-security strategy and innovation around the world since 2000.