InterContinental San Francisco, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental San Francisco, an IHG Hotel, 888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103, 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 PST (in 11 days)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Dec 7 10:30am - Tue Dec 7 8:10pm
Location InterContinental San Francisco, an IHG Hotel
888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Region Americas

Collaborate with your peers
Get together with San Francisco'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 San Francisco 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


Yassir Abousselham
CISO, Splunk

Selim Aissi
CISO, ICE Mortgage Technology

Krishnan Chellakarai
Head of Information Security & Data Privacy (CISO), Gilead Sciences

Cassie Crossley
Director, Product & Systems Cybersecurity, Schneider Electric Systems Usa Inc

Devin Ertel
CISO, Blackhawk Network

Al Ghous
CISO, Envision Digital

Jeff Trudeau
CISO, Chime


John Jacobs
Field CISO, Fortinet

Joe Sullivan
SVP, Chief Security Officer, Cloudflare

Toby Buschini
Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Ermetic

Or Priel
VP Product Management, Ermetic

Travis McPeak
Advisory Board Member, Ermetic

Surbhi Tugnawat
CISO, SRI International

Jon Anderson
Director of Systems Engineering, SentinelOne

Colin Anderson
SVP, CISO, Ceridian

Mark Lourenco
ISO, State of California - California Department of Education

Justin Bajko
Co-Founder, VP, Strategy & Business Development, Expel

Mike Hansen
SVP Engineering, Sonatype

Bruce Mayhew
VP, Product Innovation, Sonatype

Oscar Miranda
CTO - Healthcare, Armis

David Tugwell
Senior Director, Information Security/CISO, Agilent Technologies

Mahesh Ayyala
SVP Engineering & Technology, Bank of the West

Tolgay Kizilelma
Chief Information Security Officer, University of California - Merced

Steve McMahon
CIO & VP, Operations, CrowdStrike

Leda Muller
CISO/Assistant Director of Support Services, Stanford University

Mario Duarte
VP of Security, Snowflake Computing

Sandeep Sharma
Principal Security Architect, Blue Shield of California


Sheila Hamilton
Mental Health Thought Leader and Author of "All the Things We Never Knew", Guest Speaker

Sujeet Bambawale
CISO, 7-Eleven

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Fortinet, Inc.

• Cloudflare
• SentinelOne
• Sonatype

• Armis
• Constella
• CrowdStrike
• Ermetic
• Expel
• Illumio