Engage 2023: Potential unlocked


Best practices for securing your Smartsheet environment

Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM


IT is responsible for ensuring safe, secure collaboration regardless of whether stakeholders are inside or outside of your organization. But how do you ensure security with an inherently collaborative platform? Join us to hear from product and security experts on best practices for configuring your Smartsheet instance with security in mind. *** Please note: Saving a session to your schedule does not guarantee entry. Space is available on a first-come basis until rooms reach capacity.


Understand Security͵ Governance͵ and Administration

User Level

Smartsheet 401

PMI Credits



Level 3 | Room 344


Engage Speaker

David Lewis

Security Solutions Engineer
David Lewis, CISSP, is a senior information technology professional with a wealth of experience in various facets of IT management. With expertise in architecture, strategy, transformation, innovation, security, governance, and IT audit, David has proven himself as a highly skilled and knowledgeable leader in the industry. Currently serving as a Security Solutions Engineer for Smartsheet, David excels in providing guidance and support to clients in understanding the company's security posture. He possesses a keen ability to comprehend client security requirements and translate them into effective solutions. As a collaborative facilitator, David bridges the gap between client business units and their IT partners, ensuring the successful integration of Smartsheet into complex application environments to help clients achieve their business goals.

Engage Speaker

Drew Ridgway

Sr. Product Readiness Manager
Drew Ridgway is an experienced technology professional currently serving as a Sr. Product Readiness Manager on the Customer Excellence, Global Shared Services Team. He sits at the intersection of Smartsheet’s Product & Engineering and Worldwide Field Teams to assist with strategy and enablement on new and existing product releases pertaining to Smartsheet’s Triple A (Authentication, Authorization, and Administration) product pillar. This is Drew’s 3rd time participating in ENGAGE, and this October he’ll have achieved a tenure of 5 years with the Smartsheet organization.

Engage Speaker

Pawan Shukla

Senior Product Manager
As a Senior Product Manager at Smartsheet, my focus lies in authentication, authorization, and user/group/directory integration. My mission is to ensure Smartsheet platform security for our customers while maintaining user-friendly interfaces. I'm dedicated to innovation, and I look forward to sharing our progress in strengthening Smartsheet's security at this year's Engage event.