2019 Agenda

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

General Session
Hahn Auditorium

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM

Introductory Remark

Rick Geritz, Chief Executive Office, LifeJourney

8:35 AM – 8:40 AM

Welcome Remarks

Robert D. Rodriguez, Chairman & Founder, SINET

8:40 AM – 9:15 AM

Mature Models That Leverage AI & Machine Learning to Detect and Respond to External and Internal Threats

Abstract: TBA  

Moderator: TBA

Eric Ho, Co-Owner & Chief Information Officer, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited
Steven Rogers, Chief Executive Officer, Centripetal Networks
Narudom Roongsiriwong, Senior Vice President, Head of IT Security, Kaitnakin Bank

9:15 AM – 9:50 AM

Automating Multi Cloud Visibility and Compliance In Partnership With Autonomous Endpoint Protection

Abstract: TBA   

Moderator: TBA

Laurent Gil, Product Strategist & Evangelist, Oracle Cloud, Oracle
Nikhil Gupta, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Avid Secure
David M’Raihi, Ph.D, Head of Product Security, Pure Storage

9:50 AM – 10:10 AM

SINET Annual Impact Award Presentation

Robert D. Rodriguez, Chairman & Founder, SINET

10:10 AM – 10:25 AM


10:25 AM – 11:00 AM
Grand Hall

How Do We Mitigate Risk as the Digital and Physical Worlds Continue to Converge

Abstract: TBA

Moderator: Mike Bryant, Corporate Security Manager, M&T Bank 

Mike D’Ambrosia, DAD Office of Investigations, U.S. Secret Service
Pat Geonetta, Head of Corporate Security, Twitter
Jeff Irvine, Chief Security Officer, American Express
Nick Lovrien, Chief Global Security Officer, Facebook

11:00 AM – 11:35 AM

Looking at Innovation In Acquisition: 2020 and Beyond

Abstract: TBA  

Moderator: Eric Kutner, National Security Policy Advisor

Benjamin Tuttle, PhD, Geographer & Director of Outposts, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Additional Panelists TBA

11:35 AM – 12:10 PM

21st Century CISO Collaboration and Information Sharing Models

Abstract: TBA

Moderator: Karl Mattson, Chief Information Security Officer, City National Bank

Ed Cabrera, Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Trend Micro
Vivek Khindria, Vice President, Security & Risk, Loblaw Companies Ltd
Timothy Torres, Sr. Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Sutter Health
Evan Wheeler, VP & Chief Information Security Officer, Edelman Financial Engines

12:10 PM – 1:00 PM

SINET Connects: Networking Luncheon
Grand Hall

Maximize this 50-minute luncheon by sitting down in an informal and intimate setting with distinguished security thought leaders and experts. Topics will focus on how solution providers can best shape their business strategies to meet the needs of the market.   Table Hosts and Topics:

1:00 PM – 1:35 PM

How Security Compliance Architecture Can Reduce Risk In The Cloud Environment

Abstract:  TBA 

Moderator: Jerry Archer, Senior VP & Chief Security Officer, Sallie Mae

Stan Black, Chief Security and Information Officer, Citrix
Johnathan Nicholson, Chief Information Security Officer, Interac Corp.
Ronald Layton, Vice President, Converged Security Operations, Sallie Mae

1:35 PM – 1:55 PM

SINET Thinks Forward 

Topic:  TBA

1:55 PM – 2:30 PM

The 21st Century CISO Moving From a Cost Center to a Business Enabler and Driver

Abstract: TBA 

Moderator:  Siddhant Trivent, Senior Associate, Foundation Capital

Colin Anderson, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Levi Strauss & Co
Jay Gonzales, Chief Information Security Officer, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
Erik Naugle, Vice President, Cyber Security, Intuit
David Tsao, Chief Information Security Officer, Byton

2:30 PM – 3:10 PM

Models That Are Accelerating the Building, Creating And Hiring of Superior Talent and Job Skills

Abstract: TBA

Moderator: David Machlis, Owner, Intercast Staffing

Justinian Fortenberry, Chief Information Security Officer, Grubhub
Dr. John Zangardi,
Chief Information Officer, US Department of Homeland Security
Additional Panelists TBA

3:10 PM – 3:25 PM


3:25 PM – 4:05 PM

Panel To Be Announced

Abstract: TBA    

Moderator: TBA


4:05 PM – 4:40 PM

What Type Of Tools And Talent Will We Need to Fight The Next Generation Of Attacks

Abstract: TBA

Moderator: TBA

Raymond Cotton, SVP & Chief Operating Officer, I.T. Infrastructure, Risk, and Cybersecurity, Wells Fargo Bank
Eugene Liderman, Director, Mobile Security Strategy, Google
Dr. Rajiv Ramaswami, Chief Operating Officer, Products and Cloud Services, VMware
Joe Sullivan, Chief Security Officer, Cloudflare, Inc.
Additional Panelist TBA

4:40 PM – 5:10 PM

How To Be A CISO’s Partner and Not An Annoyance: Building a Purpose Driven Culture

Abstract: TBA

Moderator: John Brennan, Principal, YL Ventures

Adam Ely, VP & Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Walmart
Justin Somaini, (Former) Chief Security Officer, SAP
Sherry Ryan, VP & Chief Information Security Officer, Juniper Networks
George Do, Chief Information Security Officer, Equinix, Inc.
Kurt Lieber, VP & Chief Information Security Officer, Aetna

5:10 PM – 5:25 PM

SINET Thinks Forward

Topic: TBA

5:25 PM – 5:30 PM

Closing Remarks 

Robert D. Rodriguez, Chairman & Founder, SINET

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

SINET Connects: Networking Reception

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