Hyatt Regency Houston
Hyatt Regency Houston, 1200 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Tue Dec 7 CST (in 3 days)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Dec 7 8:30am - Tue Dec 7 4:40pm
Location Hyatt Regency Houston
1200 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
Region Americas

Collaborate with your peers
Get together with Houston's top CISOs to tackle shared business challenges and critical priorities facing your role today. Participate in this one-day, local program with peer-driven topics and interactive discussions with your true C-level peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs today:
• Accelerating security to match the pace of digital business initiatives
• Managing the risk created from a landscape of new core technologies
• Achieving sustainability for the CISO role without compromising outcomes

What to Expect?
1. Interactive Sessions
Hear from CISO practitioners and thought leaders on how they're solving critical challenges impacting your role today in Keynote sessions, and join smaller, interactive discussions with your peers in Breakout and Boardroom sessions.
2. Community Networking
Make new connections and catch up with old friends in casual conversations during dedicated time for networking designed to better acquaint you with your Houston CISO community.
3. Peer-to-Peer Meetings
Connect with like-minded peers in a private, one-on-one setting through Evanta's Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.


2021 Speakers


Mike Coogan
Senior Director, Cybersecurity, Waste Management

Angelique Grado

Annessa McKenzie
VP of Supply Chain & Chief Security Officer, Calpine

Derek Rude
Director, IT Security, Weatherford

Genady Vishnevetsky
CISO, Stewart Title Company


Chris Ulrich
Body Language Expert & Political Consultant


Al Lindseth
SVP, Risk Management & IT, Plains GP Holdings

Desiree Lee
Field CTO, Armis

John McLeod
CISO, National Oilwell Varco

Trey Guinn
Field Technologist, Cloudflare

Chris Wolski
CISO, Port of Houston Authority

Jared Phipps
SVP Worldwide Engineering, SentinelOne

Brad Hollingsworth
Director of Cyber Security, Mattress Firm

Eric Mims
Director, Enterprise IT Security, Information Security Officer, University of Houston System

Mario Chiock
Fellow, Schlumberger

Mike Reynolds
Director, IT Security - CISO, SpeedCast

Sharon Lippe
Global IT Security Manager, Huntsman

Deron McElroy
Chief of Cybersecurity Services, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Craig Wood
Director of Infrastructure and Security, Tricon Energy

Amit Patel
SVP of Global Sales, Cyware

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Amazon Web Services
• Cloudflare
• SentinelOne

• Armis
• Cyware