Kevin Sale is a network and security professional with 20 years in the telecommunications, education, finance and energy sectors. He currently serves as the Network Manager at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) where he is responsible for strategic development of the network infrastructure to ensure KAUST remains a global tier I research university. Prior to this he lead the Information Security Governance, Risk, Compliance and Awareness functions also at KAUST. While working for Verizon Business from 2004 to 2011, he focused on security projects for international banking and energy clients within EMEA and also lead the Managed Security Solutions team in Ashburn, Virginia.