The keynote speaker Azadul Haq . An Electrical Engineer by profession, Haq is an IT executive working for the past 16 years at the 3rd largest energy company in USA, Kinder Morgan that has an enterprise value of over 130 billion dollars. He leads a team of professionals who develop and maintain software that runs product pipelines such as gasoline, crude oil, kerosene, and jet fuel carrying approx. 2.1 million barrels per day through a maze of 9000 miles of pipelines. Since these pipelines provide gasoline supplies to military bases and airports, these billion-dollar assets are highly sensitive and susceptible for cyber-attacks at any time and require 24/7 monitoring. Before joining Kinder Morgan 16 years ago, Haq worked at NASA (Johnson Space Center, Houston) and developed widgets for the International Space Station. He became the President of Computer Expo after his graduation and traveled to Bangladesh in 1992 temporarily to build the IT infrastructure of the first private university of Bangladesh - North South University. Haq is involved in a multitude of other activities. He is the Chairman of the US-Bangladesh joint venture Green Micro Ltd., President of The Azad Foundation, Inc., one of the sponsor shareholders of NRBC Bank in Bangladesh, and the immediate past Chairman of FOBANA (Federation Of Bangladeshi Associations in North America), the largest national organization for the Bangladeshi organizations in North America.