Caleb Barlow – IBM Critical Infrastructure Security Application, Data, and Mobile Security Director
A self-described “Big Thinker, Innovator, and Technologist with a day job as an IBM Security Exec,” Caleb Barlow is the director of Application, Data and Mobile Security at IBM. His popular online podcasts cover the ins and outs of information security, both from a business and a consumer perspective, and more than 8,000 users follow him on Twitter for the latest happenings in the world of cybersecurity and technology. Caleb is also an expert in various social technologies – in his previous role at IBM he was the director of Unified Communications and Collaboration, where he was responsible for the voice, video, web conferencing, instant messaging and social business communications under the IBM Sametime brand.
Caleb has spent most of his career focused on designing and building businesses around alternative software delivery models. He first joined IBM in 1992, and was responsible for building the global groupware outsourcing practice for hosted Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange. Prior to joining the Lotus team Caleb was the Director of Technology Services at Syncra Systems (acquired by Retek, later Oracle). He was also part of the initial team of 5 that started Ascendant Technology, a highly successful IBM business partner.