Rami Essaid, CEO of and co-founder of Distil Networks, is the latest industry professional to join the prestigious list of keynote speakers at Property Portal Watch’s conference in Madrid.
Essaid is a serial entrepreneur with more than 14 years’ experience in telecommunications, network security and cloud infrastructure management.
Essaid’s core goal is to lead the transformation in web security, with his company offering the first easy and accurate way to identify and police malicious website traffic, blocking 99.9 percent of bad bots without affecting legitimate users.
He also founded the Bot Defense Council – an elite group of IT practitioners and business leaders deeply committed to the common goal of making the web more secure.
As a member of the inaugural class of TechStars, a well-renowned accelerator program,Essaid believes in giving back to the community and actively participates as an advisor and mentor to enterprise companies around the world, helping them embrace the cloud to scale their businesses and brands.
Prior to Distil,Essaid founded ChitChat communications, a mobile communications company, which he later sold.
Essaid is also a popular keynote speaker and is frequently quoted or published in leading business and technology publications.
He pitched at the annual SXSW Interactive HATCH Pitch competition where he was named the winner and has since been a regular judge for the competition.
In 2015 he was on a panel at the South by South West event in the US titled “Scaling a Startup”.
Other speakers at the PPW Madrid conference, September 28-30, include:
Simon Baker, Chairman Property Portal Watch
Charles Pittar, CEO of Juwai.com
Cedric Vandervynckt, Regional MD for Criteo
Simon Bray, CEO Privateproperty.co.za
Georg Chmiel, CEO iProperty group
Nigel Dalton, CIO REA Group
Gabriel Gruber, CEO Properati
Nicolas Tejerina, CEO Navent
Brian Requarth, Chairman VivaReal
Lucas Vargas CEO VivaReal
Lex Groenewegen, CEO, placert.com
Gonzalo Del Pozo, CEO, mitula.com
Laura Szabo, CPO, ingatlan.com
Erik Segerborg, CEO, Domofond.ru
Alastair Sheriffs, Difital Director, Propertyfinder.ae