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Anil Karmel Co-Chair | CEO & Co-Founder at NIST Cloud Security Working Group, Cloud Security Alliance | C2 Labs


Anil Karmel is the co-founder and CEO of C2 Labs, a company that partners with organizations on their journey, from designing and implementing IT Strategic Plans to allow IT to take back control leveraging our forward-leaning products and services to a deep specialization in Application Rationalization and Transformation (ART), leveraging Secure Development Operations (DevSecOps), cutting edge application architecture methodologies and a secure application container management platform in C2’s Intermodal Operations Navigator (ION). Formerly, Anil served as the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Deputy Chief Technology Officer. Within NNSA, Karmel served as the RightPath Chief Architect and Management and Operations (M&O) Implementation Lead for a range of enterprise information technology (IT) solutions including cloud computing, enterprise mobility, unified communications and enterprise wireless.

Karmel has been in the IT Industry for over fifteen years, working with various Fortune 500 companies and government in the areas of cloud, cybersecurity and collaboration. He and his team garnered industry and government accolades, including the SANS National Cyber Security Innovators Award for Cloud Security, InformationWeek 500 Top Government IT Innovators, ACT/IAC Award and the DOE Secretary's Achievement Award. His team at Los Alamos National Laboratory was named an ACT/IAC Finalist two years running. Karmel is a internationally recognized speaker and has been featured at numerous IT conferences and webinars.

Anil serves as the co-chair of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cloud Security Working Group, currently leading the security working group to document best practices for application container and microservices security. He authored the NIST Definition of Application Containers and Microservices, SP 800-180 and co-chairs the Cloud Security Alliance’s (CSA) Application Container and Microservices Working Group documenting best practices for application containers and microservices.

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