November 6, 2019 | New York Stock Exchange, NYC, NY

The best place to learn about the next generation of Internet security and performance.

The fastest way to get up to speed

This invitation-only event will feature lively talks and interviews with Cloudflare’s executive team, sneak peeks at the future of Internet technology, and parallel tracks of hands-on instruction and best practices for securing and accelerating your websites, applications, and APIs.

Get answers to questions like:

  • How can I secure my site without sacrificing performance?
  • What are the latest trends in malicious attacks — and how should I prepare?
  • What site optimizations am I leaving on the table?


Cloudflare’s bleeding-edge serverless platform — Cloudflare Workers — allows you to write and deploy code without the hassle of worrying about underlying infrastructure. Better yet: Workers puts your code at Cloudflare’s network edge, as close to your users as possible.

Learn how to leverage Workers for cost savings, performance acceleration, and flexibility you can’t get anywhere else.

Only at Cloudflare // Connect.


The Internet is built on standards, but many of its stakeholders seem to have forgotten that. Cloudflare has long been a leader in advancing the latest, making it easy to deploy key security-enhancing protocols like DNSSEC.

At Cloudflare // Connect, you’ll hear about recently-released and forthcoming standards — and how to plan for their impact and opportunity for your business.


From Bot Management to WAF Rules and DDoS Mitigation — security is a pillar of Cloudflare’s platform.

Attend Cloudflare // Connect, and familiarize yourself with the tools you need to secure your site (or any Internet-connected device) from the threats of malware, bot attacks, content scraping, and other malicious activity prevalent on the web.


Cloudflare operates the world’s fastest DNS service and is the go-to content delivery network for some of the world’s biggest brands. And that’s just the start.

At Cloudflare // Connect you’ll learn everything you need to ensure your site renders as fast and efficiently as possible, from whatever device a visitor is surfing from.


Ensuring the availability of your Internet properties is just as important as protecting them from malicious requests. Leveraging Cloudflare’s massive edge network means that instead of relying on only a handful of servers, you now have thousands of machines around the world making sure that visitors can reach your content.


Many companies rely on multiple cloud services for their technology stack. Cloudflare is an independent third party in your multi-cloud strategy — capable of centralizing your security and operational needs into a single dashboard.

Learn how to leverage Cloudflare to simplify your multicloud strategy at Cloudflare // Connect.


Michelle Zatlyn

Our event opens with Michelle Zatlyn, co-founder and COO of Cloudflare, as she shares her vision for Cloudflare’s future — and explains why it’s time to leave the convoluted solutions of the past behind.

Usman Muzaffar

Usman Muzaffar is Head of Engineering for Cloudflare, where he leads the development team that is making the internet safer and faster for 20 million internet properties. Before Cloudflare, Usman was co-founder and CTO of Selligy (acquired by Veeva Systems).

Jen Taylor

Cloudflare Head of Product Jen Taylor will share the latest on Cloudflare’s innovations in security and performance, with special attention given to how we turn deeply technical solutions into products you can enable in a single click.

Alissa Starzak

Cloudflare Head of Public Policy will share insights on Athenian Project and Project Galileo on how Cloudflare is giving back to make the internet a better place

Jerry Perullo

Jerry Perullo has served as the Chief Information Security Officer of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) since 2001. Perullo leads the cybersecurity program for all of Intercontinental Exchange, including the New York Stock Exchange, securing critical economic infrastructure across multiple subsidiaries, geographies, and regulatory jurisdictions.


10:30am — 11:00am

Registration | Refreshments

11:00am — 11:35am

Helping Build a Better Internet

Michelle Zatlyn, COO/Co-Founder, Cloudflare

11:35am — 12:20pm

Next Generation Security & Performance

Jen Taylor, Head of Product, Cloudflare

12:20pm — 1:00pm

Cloudflare’s Global Cloud Network & Developer Platform

Usman Muzaffar, Head of Engineering, Cloudflare

1:00pm — 2:00pm

Lunch in Siebert Hall | Demo Booths | Collaboration

Secure and Accelerate Internet Applications | Board Room

Build Serverless Applications on Cloudflare | Siebert Hall

2:00pm — 2:30pm

Session 1: Secure and Accelerate Internet Applications

Managing Security with Firewall & DDoS Protection

Session 2: Build Serverless Applications on Cloudflare

Introduction to Workers

2:30pm — 3:00pm

Session 1: Secure and Accelerate Internet Applications

Magic Transit: Secure and Acclerate Layer 3

Session 2: Build Serverless Applications on Cloudflare

Workers Developer Workflow

3:00pm — 3:15pm


3:15pm — 3:45pm

Session 1: Secure and Accelerate Internet Applications


Session 2: Build Serverless Applications on Cloudflare

Serverless Storage Strategies

3:45pm — 4:15pm

Session 1: Secure and Accelerate Internet Applications

Zero Trust in the Enterprise

Session 2: Build Serverless Applications on Cloudflare

Building Cloudflare on Workers

4:15pm — 4:45pm

Session 1: Secure and Accelerate Internet Applications

Media Delivery on Cloudflare

Session 2: Build Serverless Applications on Cloudflare

Serverless Q&A with Product and Engineering

4:45pm — 5:00pm

Coffee & Refreshments

5:00pm — 5:20pm

Protecting Vulnerable Voices on the Internet

Alissa Starzak, Head of Public Policy, Cloudflare

5:20pm — 5:55pm

Keynote with a Fireside Chat

Michelle Zatlyn, COO/Co-Founder, Cloudflare & Jerry Perullo, Chief Information Security Officer Intercontinental Exchange | ICE | NYSE

Until 8:00pm

Cloudflare Hosted Reception on the NYSE Trading Floor


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New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street, New York, NY


Cloudflare strives to make its events welcoming environments for everyone, and we’ve selected a venue that shares that aim. The New York Stock Exchange offers accessible toilet facilities on every floor of the venue. If you would like to use a Hearing/Induction Loop, the venue will be glad to provide one at no cost (please let us know ahead of time). Assistance dogs are welcome for anyone with sight, hearing difficulties, epilepsy, diabetes, and other physical mobility challenges (again, prior notice is appreciated).

For other concerns, or if you’d like to double-check that the venue can accommodate your needs, don’t hesitate to reach out to Please do inform us ahead of time of any severe allergy sensitivities.


How to find the New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange is located at 11 Wall St, New York, NY 10005

Accessible via the New York Subway at either the Walls Street Station on either the 4 or the 5. Make sure to bring your Governement Issued ID to access the building.


    The nearest airports is Newark (EWR), La Guardia (LGA) or John F Kennedy (JFK). This offers direct flights from numerous locations across the US and internationally.

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