Int'l SIG: Security, Privacy & the German Software Market



  • In this meeting you will hear from one of the pioneer's in the U.S.-German software business.


    Stephan Somogyi (bio), Director of Products - PGP Corporation, US


    Presentation Overview

    Security, Privacy & the German Software Market

    PGP, a leader in secure messaging and data storage, has built a global reputation for open, trusted, and highly reliable security products. Somogyi, who started his career in Germany, is considered a pioneer in the U.S.-German software business.


    About the Presenter


    Stephan Somogyi, Director of Products at PGP Corporation, US

    Mr. Somogyi, who started his career as a systems integrator in Berlin, Germany, has been based in the Bay Area since the late 80s, well before the dotcom rise and-fall. In addition to successful stints at networking and information strategy startups, Mr. Somogyi has also a solid reputation as a business, technology, and design journalist on both sides of the Atlantic. He has worked as an editor, senior editor, contributing writer, and columnist for a variety of publications including The Economist, the Financial Times, Wired, and ID, as well as trade publications such as ZDNet AnchorDesk, Macworld, MacUp, and Seybold's Digital Media, among others.


    Event Logistics


    Silicon Valley World Internet Center
    700 Welch Road, Suite 250
    Stanford Barn (2nd floor)
    Palo Alto, CA


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments
    7:00-7:15pm announcements and introductions
    7:15-8:30pm program
    8:30-9:00pm networking/one-on-one discussions


    $15 for non-SDForum Members
    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID
    No registration required

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