SINETNew York 2023


2023 Speakers

Antony Abraham
Deputy CISO
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

Arvin Bansal
Chief Information Security Officer
Fortune 500

Richard Barretto
Chief Information Security Officer
Progress Software

Innovative, intrapreneurial, security thought leader with 15+ years of providing vision, strategic planning, and solutions for cybersecurity programs that integrates the voice of the customer, strengthens the enterprise, and improves productivity. Hands-on leader with an exceptional ability to mentor and coach teams to deliver results that exceed expectations. Relationship builder creating bridges across organizations. Highly respected subject matter expert and trusted advisor for cybersecurity, privacy, and professional consulting services.

James Beeson
Chief Information Security Officer

Currently responsible for all aspects of cyber security and digital information protection for Cigna globally.

John Brennan
Former Senior Partner
YL Ventures

John Brennan, Partner at YL Ventures, oversees the firm’s core U.S. investment processes and portfolio company value-add initiatives from its Silicon Valley office. He also serves as the firm’s CFO and manages its Limited Partner relationships.

John is committed to mentoring YL Ventures’ portfolio companies from their earliest days. He spends much of his time working with founders on business development, customer engagement, hiring, finance, fundraising, and general strategy, as well as taking on active board positions. John also manages the firm’s Venture Advisory Board, which now boasts over 100 cybersecurity experts.

He has over 10 years of experience in venture capital, having previously held positions at Data Collective (DCVC), Horsley Bridge Partners, and OCA Ventures. John holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in economics and political science from Trinity College.

Jon Brickey
Senior Vice President

An innovative and trusted executive with deep and broad experiences spanning more than 30 years of Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Education, and Defense challenges.

Proven track record of leading, visioning, communicating, building relationships and teams, advising, and delivering desired results.
Experienced professor, published author, and seasoned public speaker.

Ph.D., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), DOD CIO Certificate; and Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security and Defense & former Senior Fellow, George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security.

Jack Cable
Senior Technical Advisor
U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Jack Cable is a hacker who works at the intersection of cybersecurity and public policy. Jack most recently worked as a security architect at the Krebs Stamos Group. Before that, Jack served as an Election Security Technical Advisor at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), where he led the development and deployment of Crossfeed, a pilot to scan election assets nationwide.

Jack is a top ranked bug bounty hacker, having identified over 350 vulnerabilities in companies including Google, Facebook, Uber, Yahoo, and the U.S. Department of Defense. After placing first in the Hack the Air Force challenge, Jack began working at the Pentagon’s Defense Digital Service. Jack was named one of Time Magazine’s 25 most influential teens for 2018.

At Stanford, Jack was a Research Assistant with the Stanford Internet Observatory and Stanford Empirical Security Research Group and helped launched Stanford’s bug bounty program, one of the first in higher education.

Jack is serving on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee under Chairman Peters (D-MI) and working on cybersecurity, misinformation, and disinformation.

Tim Callahan
SVP, Global CISO

Experienced Chief Information Security Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services and insurance building industry leading programs. Skilled in all aspects of logical and physical security, enterprise risk management, IT Strategy, industry compliance standards, cyber and information security. Deep history in leading global teams, building technology risk, security and governance programs. Serving as board chair, board member board adviser, conference key note speaker and panelist.

James Chiappetta
Senior Vice President, Cybersecurity

An engineer at heart and driven security leader. Shaper of security culture and builder of people. Creator of enduring security teams and scalable security processes. Contributer to the security community.

I enjoy learning, working, and applying my security perspective to new technologies. I am passionate about building high performing security teams that focus on business enablement. I am capable of technical & hands on execution, people management, building strong working relationships, defining strategy, and building security into the business.

Specialties: Security leadership, strategy, and planning; secure software development life cycle (sSDLC); secure architecture and design; cloud & infrastructure security; penetration testing of applications & software; platform & cloud security; endpoint security; information security risk assessment & management; threat modeling; data security; identity & access management; vulnerability management for applications, systems, and networks.

Nathaniel Davis
VP Corporate & Defense Security
Rolls Royce

Michael Dickman
Chief Product Officer

Michael Dickman is Chief Product Officer responsible for product strategy and leadership of product management and product marketing functions. Prior to Gigamon, he was Senior Vice President for Product Management & Technical Marketing at Aruba Networks where he accelerated cloud services across Management, Network Optimization, and User Experience. He previously innovated a Mobile-First strategy for Aruba Switching in Product Management and later as General Manager. Earlier, he held various leadership roles in Enterprise Networking at Cisco, after beginning his career at the Boston Consulting Group. Michael holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, and BA degrees in Applied Math-Economics and in History from Brown University.

Ian Ellis
Partner and Co-Founder

Ian Ellis is an experienced technology strategist who has driven C-level stakeholder engagement across some of world’s leading organisations, including Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Prudential Financial, Microsoft and Bank of Ireland.

Typically his work involves aligning the high level objectives for an organisation with its technology and business strategies, particularly related to how it drives innovation and also engagement with the external ecosystem of emerging technologies, investors and incumbent tech players.

Ian co-founded the OperAngels syndicate of industry experts, focused predominantly on making angel investments in the enterprise tech and cyber security spaces. He is also the Founder of Enterprise Tech London (formerly the London Enterprise Tech Meetup) and was an entrepreneurial driving force behind the Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab in London.

He holds a BA in Economics & Information Studies from University College Dublin and an MSc in Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems (with distinction) from the London School of Economics.

Ian is based in London, but works globally, and has previously worked in London, New York and Dublin.

Will Farrell
Interim Security Officer
TikTok U.S. Data Security

Oliver Friedrichs
Founder and CEO

Brian Fricke
Chief Information Security Officer
City National Bank of Florida

Ed Goetz
Chief Security Officer

Jay Gonzales
James Hardie

Rob Gurzeev
CEO & Co-Founder

Stacey Halota
VP, Information Security, and Privacy
Graham Holdings

Kelly Haydu
Vice President of Information Security
and Technology
CarGurus, Inc.

Kelly has over 25 years of leadership and SaaS experience with expertise in quality, security, and enterprise applications technology. Currently, she’s responsible for CarGurus’s Information Security, Technology and Enterprise Applications departments, where she and her team secures and protects both internal and external customer data. She has a proven track record of successfully building and running security, privacy, quality, and technology programs at multiple organizations including Hasbro, Salsify and Brightcove. She is also currently serving a two-year term on Lacework’s Customer Advisory Board (CAB). In 2020, Kelly completed her Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance with a concentration in international privacy law from Norwich University in Vermont. She was awarded The Master of Cybersecurity Student of the Year from the University and graduated top of her class. Kelly is an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and has built multiple privacy programs from the ground up, including GDPR and CCPR (formally, CCPA). In both 2022 and 2023, Kelly was named to the Top 100 and 50 Information Security Professionals by OnCon. Along with the company’s President and COO, Kelly is also a co-sponsor of CarGurus Salutes Service Employee Resource Group (ERG).

Grant Jewell
Corporate Director & Deputy CISO
Northrop Grumman

Kurt John
Chief Security Officer
Expedia Group

Rob Joyce
Director of Cybersecurity
U.S. National Security Agency

Rob Joyce started as the National Security Agency’s new Director of Cybersecurity last week. As the new Cybersecurity director, he oversees NSA’s Cybersecurity Directorate, which was established in October 2019 to prevent and eradicate cyber threats to the Department of Defense, National Security Systems, and the Defense Industrial Base.

Joyce assumed the position after serving as NSA’s top cryptologic representative in the United Kingdom; the Special U.S. Liaison Officer in London. Joyce has also held positions in the National Security Council, serving as cybersecurity coordinator and special assistant to the president from March 2017 to May 2018, including time as acting Deputy Homeland Security Advisor and Acting Homeland Security Advisor.  He has worked to establish strong partnerships across the U.S. Government, industry, and allies, throughout his tenure and will continue these efforts in his new position.

Joyce succeeds Anne Neuberger, who now serves as the Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology on the National Security Council. During her tenure, Neuberger worked to operationalize intelligence through actionable cybersecurity guidance and strengthen public-private partnerships for cybersecurity outcomes that scaled across sectors. These are goals Joyce shares, due to his wealth of experience in positions across the U.S. Government and overseas.

Joyce has a lengthy history with the National Security Agency, serving in multiple positions with a cybersecurity emphasis, including as the Deputy Director to the former Information Assurance Directorate, and as the Director of Tailored Access Operations.

Peter Keenan
Chief Information Security Officer

Vivek Kumar
Global Deputy CISO
Cboe Global Markets

Ron Layton
LCR Enterprises

Jay Leek
Managing Partner and Co-founder
SYN Ventures

Brian Lozada
Chief Information Security Officer
Amazon, Prime Video & Studios

David Mahon
Global Senior Advisor

I currently serve as a Senior Advisor for Deloitte Global. Previously, I was appointed Deloitte Global’s Chief Information Security Officer in April 2018 and responsible for building and maintaining the vision, strategy, and programs necessary to secure Deloitte’s information assets, technologies, and data. I drove the continuous evolution and deployment of an enterprise-wide information risk management program and had the privilege to lead world class cybersecurity talent.

Formerly, I served as the Chief Security Officer (CSO) for CenturyLink, Inc. I also served as the Vice President of Corporate Security for Qwest Communications International, Inc., prior to the merger with CenturyLink where I was responsible for various corporate security programs.

As a Supervisory Special Agent with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), I was responsible for investigating violations of federal statutes in which the Internet, computer systems, and networks were exploited as the targets of terrorist organizations, foreign government sponsored intelligence operations or criminal activities. I managed programs related to white collar crime, crisis management, critical infrastructure protection, and violent crime.

Upendra Mardikar
Chief Information Security Officer

Pablo Martinez
Head of Financial Intelligence Unit & Enterprise Business Resilience
Fidelity Investments

Adam Mattina
Managing Director & Deputy CISO

Mario Memmo
Chief Information Security Officer
Otis Elevator Co

Mario Memmo is CISO at Otis Elevator Company. Otis is the industry leader in elevators, escalators, and moving walkways and moves 2 billion people a day worldwide. As Otis’ first CISO, he built a business-driven risk-based global Cyber Security program from the ground up where he developed, implemented, and maintains all aspects of the global Cybersecurity program including Governance, Risk, and Compliance, Threat Intelligence, and Identity and Access Management in a continuously evolving cyber security landscape. Mario also developed a Cyber Governance program that includes regular briefings to the Board of Directors and Otis Executive leaders.

Mario also is responsible for cloud and vulnerability assessments that set the standard for ongoing Otis initiatives. Some notable achievements include his starting the Security Operations Center where threats are monitored 24/7 – including protocols for Incident Response and recovery as well as a Product Security Program that focuses on protecting products deployed at customers sites As Otis is an international company with 69,000 employees, he has worked with global regulatory compliance mandates including Sarbanes Oxley, ISO, NIST, GDPR, SOC2, CCPA, FAR, CMMI, PCI, and CMMC.

Prior to Otis, Mario was Deputy Program Director at ActioNet, INC. ActioNet is an IT company that focuses on cloud-based solutions, cybersecurity, and agile engineering. He led major programs where he aligned and executed IT objectives for the Department of Energy ), successfully leading a team of 700 contractors to achieve this. He was responsible for creating the Incident Response Center, a next-gen initiative that focused on Enterprise and Security Ops.

Anmol Misra
Senior Director Infrastructure Security

Kelly Moan
Chief Information Security Officer
City of New York

Erik Naugle
VP Cyber Security

Jay Novak
US Head of Threat Detection & Response

Vitaliy Panych
State Chief Information Security Officer
California Department of Technology

Brandon Pinzon
SVP, Chief Security Officer
Argo Group

Kate Prouty
Chief Information Officer
Akamai Technologies

Kate Prouty is the Chief Information Officer of Akamai Technologies. Before becoming CIO in 2021, Kate spent over 20 years in technical management positions at Akamai. She is a graduate of the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Arti Raman
Founder and CEO
Titaniam, Inc.

Peter Ranks
Director, Center for Cyber Intelligence
Central Intelligence Agency

Ian Rathie
Chief Information Security Officer
Fitch Group

Gavin Reid
Chief Information Security Officer
HUMAN Security

Robert Rodriguez
Chairman, SINET
Venture Partner, SYN Ventures

Lauren Dana Rosenblatt
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Lauren Dana Rosenblatt is the VP, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for IFF. She defines the strategy, design, and implementation of all technology, automation, and data initiatives for IFF Information Security. She serves on the Retail and Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) Board (Secretary), Evanta (Gartner) Fortune 1000 CISO Community Governing Body, Security Innovation Network (SINET) Innovation Award Judge, and National Retail Federation (NRF) IT Security Council Executive Committee (Board). Over her 20+ year career, Lauren was Executive Director, Interim/Deputy CISO for The Estée Lauder Companies, Global Head of Insider Threat and Vendor Risk Management at The Blackstone Group, and Vice President in Technology Risk at Goldman Sachs. Lauren advised cybersecurity startups and guided 70+ CISOs of Blackstone Portfolio Companies. She also spent about 10 years leading multi-million-dollar international operations and technology developments for the Department of Defense. Lauren mentors graduate students, and has been active in the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC), Global Resilience Federation (GRF), Financial Sector Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC), Cyber Security Workforce Alliance (CWA), and FBI Infragard. She has an MBA from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, in Finance, Strategic Management, and Operational Efficiency, an MSE in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University (JHU), and a BS in Computer Science and Applied Math, with an Entrepreneurship minor, from JHU. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

Patty Ryan
Sr. Director, Chief Information Security Officer

Nick Salian
MD, Group Chief Information Security Officer
Cantor Fitzgerald

Nick Salian is a Managing Director and Group Chief Information Security Officer for Cantor Fitzgerald and its affiliated firms, responsible for the global cybersecurity program across a diverse array of businesses, including equity and fixed income capital markets, investment banking, commercial real estate finance and services, prime brokerage, asset management and wealth management, and e-commerce and online ventures. Prior to his current position, he served as the Deputy CISO, at MUFG Securities Americas Inc. and as the Global CISO for Tower Research Capital a High Frequency Trading firm based in NY.

In the past 24+ years he has held key positions in companies such as BGC Partners, The NPD Group, Wipro Technologies, Cisco Systems and has advised many fortune 500 CIO’ and CISO’ on their state of cybersecurity. In this challenging world of Public, Private and Hybrid cloud and ever-changing attack vectors towards our enterprise systems; Nick has been quite instrumental in advising several cybersecurity vendors, peer CISO groups and panels on what may work or not work Before, During and After a Cyber-attack.

His unique strategic and tactical skills along with a “One Team” approach to solving complex problems has positioned him as a thought leader and advisor in the world of Cyber Security. In depth experience in compliance implementations for global cybersecurity regulatory requirements with SEC, FINRA (US), FCA (UK), NFA (Asset Management), SEBI (India), NYDFS and standards such as NIST framework, GDPR, PCI, ISO 27001/BS7799, SysTrust –SOC3, GLBA, SSAE-16 and VISA-AIS. Certified Cyber Intelligence Tradecraft Professional, GIAC from the Sans Institute & FINRA Series 99 certification.

Megan Samford
VP, Chief Product Security Officer
Schnieder Electric

DJ Sampath
VP of Product, AI
Cisco Secure

Richard Seewald
Managing Partner
Evolution Equity Partners

Rohan Singla
Sr. Director – Head of Security & Privacy

Josh Stabiner
Chief Information Security Officer
General Atlantic

Alex Stamos
Krebs Stamos Group LLC

Mike Sullivan
Chief Revenue Officer
Talon Cyber Security

Joe Sullivan
Chief Executive Officer
Ukraine Friends

Gene Sun
Corporate VP – CISO and Risk Management
FedEx Corporation

Al Tarasiuk
Chief Information Security Officer

Heath Taylor
VP, Global Cyber Risk Management
Live Nation Entertainment

Timothy Torres
Chief Security Officer
TriNet Group

Lenny Vayner
Chief Information Security Officer
Elliott Management

Allen Wilson
Chief Security Officer
AXIS Capital

Tom Wilson
Southern Company

Aleksandr Yampolskiy
Chief Executive Officer

Tim Dawson
Former Group CISO

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