Jim Manico
Manicode Security
Speaker at GOTOpia Chicago 2021

Masterclasses at GOTOpia Chicago 2021

Jim Manico is the Founder of Manicode Security, a company dedicated to providing expert training in secure coding and security engineering to software developers. His work at Manicode Security reflects his deep commitment to elevating software security standards in the industry.

In addition to leading Manicode, Jim is actively involved in the tech startup ecosystem as an investor and advisor. His portfolio includes notable companies such as SemGrep, EdgeScan, Nucleus Security, Defect Dojo, KSOC, Akto, MergeBase, Inspectiv, Levo.ai and Pheonix. Furthermore, he is a fund-limited investor with Aviso Ventures, bringing his knowledge of software security to the venture capital domain.

Jim is a recognized figure in the software development community, particularly known for his contributions to secure software practices. He holds the title of a Java Champion, acknowledging his contributions to the Java community. He is also the author of "Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications", published by Oracle Press.

Jim is committed to giving back to the community through his volunteer work with the OWASP foundation. He co-leads projects such as the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard and the OWASP Cheatsheet Series, contributing significantly to the field of web application security.

For more information, please visit his LinkedIn profile or visit him on X/Twitter.