Stephen Cavey

Co-founder & Chief Evangelist, Ground Labs

Stephen is a co-founder of Ground Labs, leading a global team empowering its customers to discover, identify and secure sensitive data across their organizations.

As the Chief Evangelist, he leads its worldwide product development, sales and marketing and business operations and was instrumental in extending Ground Labs’ presence with enterprise customers.

Stephen has deep security domain expertise with a focus on electronic payments and data security compliance. He is a frequent speaker at industry events on topics related to data security, risk mitigation and cybersecurity trends and futures.

He started Ground Labs after holding leadership positions at Paycorp Holdings, a provider of integrated electronic payments solutions; he also held engineering roles with Webpay, a payment services provider later acquired by Fidelity, and Webtel, an early Australian ISP.

My Sessions

Staying Competitive While Maintaining Global Regulatory Compliance

From managing risk to creating edge: how data protection practitioners are helped to build competitive advantage for their organisations. This panel looks at how companies can stay agile in the face of developing international regulation, not allowing robustness to stymie innovation

Data Is Your Competitive Advantage and Your Biggest Risk. So Why Don’t You Know Where It Is?

It starts with data, it’s no longer an outcome of what we do. When we look back, we amass loads of “history” of things, now we leverage that history to define how and what we do. Hence the adoption of data lakes, IoT, and the commonly held view of data is more valuable than oil. Embracing data helps us make better decisions, delights our customers, delivers growth, and safeguards our business. Safeguarding your business is no longer about just placing firewalls, VPNs, and endpoint protection. You need to know what you’re protecting, otherwise you’re at risk.

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