Founder and CEO
Eagle Eye Networks
Dean Drako is Founder and CEO of leading cloud video surveillance provider, Eagle Eye Networks, which ranked 307th on the 2021 “Deloitte Technology Fast 500” list spotlighting the fastest growing technology companies in North America. Drako is also chair of Brivo, a cloud access control company; and founder and CEO of Drako Motors, where he launched Drako GTE, a 206-MPH, 1200HP, four-passenger electric luxury supercar. In addition, Drako was founder, president and CEO of Barracuda Networks, where he created the IT security industry’s first spam filter appliance and then grew the company to more than 140 products and 150,000 customers from its inception in 2003 through 2012. Barracuda went public on the NYSE.
With 25+ years of experience building profitable, high-growth, high-recurring revenue technology companies, Drako was named one of Goldman Sachs “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014.” Drako received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and his Master of Science in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
Taking Artificial Intelligence Out of the Lab
In this discussion that brings industry leaders together with practitioner perspectives, we address the question: How do you monetize and productize artificial intelligence? And we ask: What is the value that CSOs need from AI to solve challenges of identifying hidden threats and risks? From video to facial recognition to interrogating data lakes for hidden meaning, our panel will explore what’s real and what’s still a dream for tomorrow.