Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, 2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA

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Event Date Mon Dec 9 EST (almost 2 years ago)
Location Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA
Region Americas

The Governing Body of CISOs who create the agenda understand that there is 'strength in numbers,' and the challenges and opportunities faced by one organization are echoed across many. Through collaboration with our peers, this conference enables us to take advantage of the power of exponential thought. At this meeting, we share best practices and develop leadership skills that enhance our organizations' ability to impact the local and global business climate.

We are pleased that you are interested in joining us for these leadership conversations with your peers from the largest organizations in the area. We are confident that you will be inspired and energized by your experience at the globally recognized leadership and networking conference for security executives.


2019 Speakers

Phil Agcaoili
Senior VP, Product & Security Innovation Elavon

Eric Blatte
President & Co-Founder RiskRecon

Tim Callahan
Global Chief Security Officer Aflac

Aaron Cockerill
Chief Strategy Officer Lookout

Joe DiBiase
Director, Global IS Interface

John Diaz
Head of Information Security ThyssenKrupp

Martin Fisher
Manager, IT Security Northside Hospital

Patrick Gaul
Executive Director National Technology Security Coalition

Mark Gelhardt
SVP, Technology Governance U.S. Bank

John Graham
CISO EBSCO Industries

Ben Hammersley
Author & Futurist Ben Hammersley

Lakshmi Hanspal
Global Chief Security Officer Box

Matt Howard
SVP & Chief Marketing Officer Sonatype

Kim Keever
SVP & CISO Cox Communications

Wes Knight
CISO Georgia Department of Revenue

David Levine
VP, Information Security & CISO Ricoh USA, Inc.

Jason Maddox
Director of IT and CISO Roark Capital Group

Mike Marsilio
Information Security & Compliance Officer Paradies Lagardère

Kevin Morrison
Chief Information Security Officer PulteGroup

Kevin Morrison
Vice President of IT & CISO Rollins

Tim Mullen
CISO Travelport

Joe Partlow
CTO/CISO ReliaQuest

Troy Phelps
BISO The Home Depot

Chris Poulin
Principal Consulting Engineer BitSight

Keith Rayle
Strategist Fortinet

Brandon Reese
Regional Director, Solution Consulting ServiceNow

Scott Stanton
Information Security Leader, Global Products Division Owens & Minor

Hmong Vang
CISO Kindred at Home

Bob Varnadoe

Dan Webber
Chief Information Security Officer UST Global

Trevor Welsh
Security Strategist Google

Deborah Wheeler
CISO Delta Air Lines


Tim Callahan
SVP & Global Chief Security Officer, Aflac

Joe DiBiase
Director, Global IS, Interface Inc.

John Dickson
VP, IT Infrastructure & Cybersecurity, Republic National Distributing Company

Lynda Fleury
VP & CISO, Unum

David Levine
VP, Information Security & CISO, Ricoh USA, Inc.

Dan Webber
VP, Technology, Executive Advisor, UST Global

Deborah Wheeler
CISO, Delta Air Lines


Kelvin Arcelay
SVP, IS & IT Risk Management, EVO Payments International

Tim Burke
Director, IS Security & Compliance, Shaw Industries, Inc.

Chris Carrow
Vice President & Business Information Security Officer, Elavon

Chayan Chakravarti
Information Security and Compliance, ARRIS Group, Inc.

Pete Chronis
CISO, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Fran Cioffi
CISO, Georgia Pacific LLC

John Diaz
Senior Security Architect Head of Security, Thyssenkrupp

James Edgar
SVP & CISO, Fleetcor Technologies

Kevin Emert

Russell Eubanks
VP, CISO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Katie Ewers
Director, Cybersecurity Active Defense, Alpharetta iSOC, McKesson Corporation

Paul Farley
Director, Information Risk and Assurance, NCR Corporation

Jamil Farshchi
CISO, Equifax

Martin Fisher
Manager, IT Security, Northside Hospital

Mark Gelhardt
VP Technology Governance, Elavon / US Bank

John Gift
VP & CISO, Carters

Dacia Gilkey
GETS Security Program Director, Georgia Technology Authority

Kevin Gowen
CISO, Synovus Financial Corp

John Graham
CISO, EBSCO Industries

Joel Gray
Senior Director, IT Operations & Security, Southwire Company

Bryan Hemerka
CISO, Medac, Inc

Abdul Hussain
Director, Information Security, Delta Community Credit Union

Jevin Jensen
VP, Global Infrastructure, Mohawk Industries

Kim Keever
VP & CISO, Cox Communications

Wes Knight
CISO, Georgia Department of Revenue

Jason Maddox
Director of IT and CISO, Roark Capital Group

Dean Mallis
CISO, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

Mike Marsilio
Information Security & Compliance Officer, Paradies Lagardère

Mat Mathews
Sr. Director IT Security, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Brian Mauter
Director Information Systems, RaceTrac Petroleum

Eric Mermelstein
CISO, Birla Carbon

Jim Miles
VP, Information Security, PGi

Robert Mims
CISO, Southern Company Gas, Southern Company

Kevin Morrison
Managing Director, CISO and Technical Operations, Rollins, Inc.

Tim Mullen
CISO, Travelport

David Nagel
CISO, Genuine Parts Company

Nikhil Narvekar
Director, Global Infrastructure, Graphic Packaging International

David Nolan
Director Information Security, Aaron's Inc.

Troy Phelps
BISO, The Home Depot

Brian Phillips
VP, Information Security, Macy's

Carlton Powers
Director of Information Security, Atlanta Falcons

Justin Rainey
Head of Business Information Security, Invesco

Larry Sobers
CISO, Invesco

Frank Sornson
VP Global IT Security, Examworks Group, Inc.

Scott Stanton
Sr. Manager, Infrastructure Security, Halyard Health

Greg Sutherland
CISO, McKee Foods

Vladimir Svidesskis
Director, Head of Security, Compliance & Risk, VACO

Chad Teat
CISO, Floor & Decor

Hmong Vang
CISO, Kindred Healthcare, Inc.

Bob Varnadoe
CISO, NCR Corporation

Joe Watkins
First VP & Director, IT Risk Management, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

Mike Whitt

Jordan Worth
Acting LISO, Porsche

Charles Young
SVP, Information Security Operations, Cetera Financial Group

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• ServiceNow

• Fortinet
• RiskRecon

• BitSight
• Box
• Cybereason
• Exabeam
• Illumio
• Transmit Security

• Armis
• Chronicle
• CrowdStrike
• Deloitte
• Expel
• llusive
• Infoblox
• Lookout
• ReliaQuest
• Sonatype
• Varonis