(ISC)2 Greater Detroit Chapter Meeting
June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Presentation #1: Agile Software Ate My Vehicle
The drive to a more modern, integrated, and secure software enabled vehicle ecosystem
Presentation #2: TBD – Presented by Mike Westra
Darren Shelcusky (Ford Motor Company) is a 39 year veteran in the automotive industry, where he has led software based initiatives in manufacturing, product development, testing labs, in-vehicle, and connected vehicles. He is the Manager of Vehicle and Mobility Cybersecurity team, and is responsible the protection of APIs and platforms globally. Darren earned a B.S. in Systems Engineering at General Motors Institute and an MBA from Penn State University. He has 12 patents for various connected vehicle and telematics innovations globally.
Mike Westra (Ford Motor Company): Michael Westra is the Connected Vehicle Cyber Security Technical Manager at Ford Motor Company focused on Cyber Security for connectivity into vehicles and connected technology including embedded modems, Infotainment, cloud, autonomous, and mobile systems. Mike has a MS from University of Michigan in Software Engineering and a BS from Calvin University in Computer Science. Mike has 20 years at Ford, with roles including leading software architect for SYNC, Solution Architect for Security IT projects, leading a software team developing supercomputer engineering modeling applications, and various software development roles. Mike has over 20 patents issued or in various stages of filing.