Chris Valasek

Principal Autonomous Vehicle Security Architect & Renowned ‘White Hat’ Hacker

Speaker Fee Range: $20,000 - $50,000 USD

Travels From: Pittsburgh, USA

Chris Valasek is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

Cybersecurity Speaker Chris Valasek
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    Chris Valasek

    Principal Autonomous Vehicle Security Architect & Renowned ‘White Hat’ Hacker

    Speaker Fee Range: $20,000 - $50,000 USD

    Travels From: Pittsburgh, USA

    Chris Valasek is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

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    A cybersecurity expert who has spoken at top cybersecurity conferences, such as DEFCON, BlackHat USA, and Infiltrate. Speaker Chris Valasek’s most notable achievement is the remote compromise of a 2014 Jeep Cherokee, where he and Charlie Miller gained control of the car from over 10 miles. Organizations book Chris Valasek to learn about cybersecurity, defending networks from a hacker’s perspective, the future of transportation, autonomous car security, and IoT security.

    Chris Valasek Speaker Biography

    Cybersecurity speaker Chris Valasek is well-known for his contribution to the automotive security field. In particular, he focuses on offensive research techniques, emphasizing exploitation and reverse engineering. One of Valasek’s most notable achievements is the remote compromise of a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. Along with Charlie Miller, he gained control of the car from over 10 miles. Valasek became one of the first to examine automobile security vulnerabilities in-depth. In addition, he gained attention globally when he released a library to physically control vehicles.

    Uber hired Valasek as a Security Lead at their Advanced Technologies Center as a result of his Jeep Cherokee hacking achievement. Thanks to his efforts in the automotive sector, Valasek made it to LinkedIn’s Next Wave list, which includes 150 people aged 35 and under who are reshaping different sectors.

    In 2017, speaker Chris Valasek left Uber, and he then joined Cruise Automation with his partner Charlie. Cruise Automation is a company that deals with driverless cars and is based in San Francisco. In 2016, General Motors acquired Cruise Automation.

    Chris is famous for his speeches on security flaws in several devices and technologies, and solutions for avoiding such weaknesses. He has spoken at top cybersecurity conferences, such as DEFCON, BlackHat USA, and Infiltrate. He also serves as the Chairman of the hacking convention SummerCon. In addition to major publications such as Fortune, TIME, Forbes, The Washington Post, and SecurityWeek, his ideas have also been covered in many other media sources.

    Chris Valasek Speaking Videos

    Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on a Highway
    Chris Valasek - The Current State of Automotive Security

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