Protect AI CEO Invited to Present Two Sessions on AI/ML Security at Collision 2024 Conference

Ian Swanson will deliver a solo session and participate on a panel to discuss how to secure AI/ML at world’s fastest growing tech conference

SEATTLE--()--Protect AI, the leading artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) security company, today announced that its CEO Ian Swanson will present a solo talk on How to Secure AI and present on a panel session entitled Byte-sized battles: Cybersecurity in the age of AI at Collision 2024 in Toronto on June 19 and 20. Collision brings together the people and companies redefining the global tech industry.



Ian Swanson, CEO & Founder, Protect AI. Prior to founding Protect AI, Ian led Amazon Web Services' worldwide AI and ML business. He also served as Vice President of Machine Learning at Oracle where he oversaw strategy for Oracle’s AI and ML products. Previously, Ian was CEO and Founder of enterprise data science platform which was acquired by Oracle in May 2018. Earlier in his career, he was an executive at American Express, Sprint, and CEO of Sometrics, which was acquired by American Express in 2011. Sometrics was the industry's first global virtual currency platform and managed more than 3.3 trillion units of virtual currency for more than 250 million people in 180 countries.





In a solo presentation on How to Secure AI, Ian will provide a primer on implementing security for AI/ML enterprise applications that will explore supply chain threats, AI Bill of Materials or AI-BOM, model security, and more.


In the panel session, Byte-sized battles: Cybersecurity in the age of AI, Ian will join Ann Irvine, Chief Data & Analytics Officer for Resilience and Brian Gumbel, President of Dataminr to discuss how organizations can address evolving cybersecurity challenges introduced by AI/ML.





Collision 2024, Enercare Center, Exhibition Place, Toronto, June 17-20.





Byte-sized battles: Cybersecurity in the age of AI. Wed., June 19 at 2:15pm on Stage 4.
How to Secure AI. Thurs, June 20 at 3:33pm on Stage 8.





For more information and to register for Collision visit this link. To schedule a conversation with Ian Swanson contact Marc Gendron at

About Protect AI

Protect AI is the broadest and most comprehensive platform to secure your AI. It enables you to see, know, and manage security risks to defend against unique AI security threats, and embrace MLSecOps for a safer AI-powered world. Protect AI’s Platform provides visibility into the AI/ML attack surface, detects unique security threats, and remediates vulnerabilities. Founded by AI leaders from Amazon and Oracle, Protect AI is funded by Acrew Capital, boldstart ventures, Evolution Equity Partners, Knollwood Capital, Pelion Ventures and Salesforce Ventures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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