Judging Committee

Robert D. Rodriguez
Chairman and Founder

Robert R. Ackerman, Jr.
Founder and Managing Director
Allegis Capital

William Altman
Senior Intelligence Analyst
CB Insights

Jerry Archer
Senior Vice President
and Chief Security Officer
Sallie Mae

Abhi Arunachalam
General Partner
Alkeon Capital Management

Gary Aspesi
Director of Business Development
Raytheon Intelligence & Information Systems

Rich Baich
Executive Vice President
Chief Information Security Officer
Wells Fargo Corp.

Barrios, Brian3

Brian Barrios
Executive Director, Threat Management and Intelligence
Southern Company

Beer, William

William Beer
Principal Cybersecurity

C. Bryce Benjamin
Alta Ventures

Sandeep Bhadra, PhD
Vertex Ventures

Devin Bhatt
Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer
Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC)
U.S. Treasury

Tim Booher
Chief Information Security Officer
Colgate-Palmolive, Co.

Mark Bregman
General Partner
Quidnet Ventures

Dave Bryan
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bryan Business Management and Technology

David A. Cass
Chief Information Security Officer Cloud & SaaS Operational Services

Jason Clark
Chief Strategy Officer

Nick Coleman
Global Head Cyber Security Intelligence Services

Mark Connelly
Chief Information Security Officer
The Boston Consulting Group

Gregory S. Crabb
VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Paul Crichard
Chief Technology Officer
BT Security

Sunil Dhaliwal
Founder and General Partner
Amplify Partners

Alex Doll
Founder, Managing General Partner
Ten Eleven Ventures

Ken Elefant
Managing Director
Sorenson Ventures

Elik Etzion
Chief Information Security Officer
Bank Hapoalim Group

Chris Fedde
Chief Executive Officer
Bandura Systems

Carey Frey
Vice President TELUS Security and Chief Security Officer, TELUS

Venky Ganesan
Managing Director
Menlo Ventures

Boaz Gelbord
Chief Information Security Officer
Dunn and Bradstreet

Rick Geritz
President & Founder

Sian Goldofsky
Senior Analyst, Investments

Bob Gourley
Co-Founder & Director
Cognitio Group

Gamiel Gran
Vice President of Business Development
Mayfield Fund

Paul Grassi
Senior Standards and Technology Advisor, NSTIC
Information Technology Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology
US Department of Commerce

Lee Ann Graul
Program Manager
National Security Agency

Brendan Hannigan
Entrepreneur & Investor
Polaris Partners

Gary Harbison
Chief Information Security Officer

Rhett Hernandez
Former Commander
U.S. Army Cyber Command

Aaron Hughes
Vice President, Information Security and Risk Management, Capital One and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy
Capital One

Deepak Jeenvan Kumar
Managing Director
Dell Tech Capital

Peder Jungck
Vice President, Chief Technologist
Intelligence & Security, BAE Systems

Induprakas Keri
Vice President Blockchain/DLT
Intuit Inc


Kimberly King
Principal Information Security Engineer,
MITRE Corporation

Jay Leek
Managing Director
ClearSky Security

Yoav Leitersdorf
Managing Partner
YL Ventures

Nate Lesser
Chief Executive Officer

Maria Lewis Kussmaul
Co-Founder and Partner
ACG Partners

Roger London
American Security Challenge (ASC)

Gilman Louie
General Partner
Alsop Louie

Lin Lu
Senior VP, Head of Operational Risk
Freddie Mac

Rob Mancini
Chief Information Officer
Prince William County, Virginia

John Masserini
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Doug Maughan
Division Director
Cyber Security Division, DHS, Science & Technology Directorate

John Mills 
Principal Director & Partner

Lamont Orange
Chief Information Security Officer

Dr. Hank Orejuela
Applied Systems Analytics

Javier Ortiz
Falcon Cyber Investments, LLC

Padval, Umesh

Umesh Padval
Venture Partner
Thomvest Ventures

Tom Patterson
Vice President, General Manager
Unisys Global Security Solutions

Chris Perry
Senior Technical Director for Cybersecurity
CACI Technologies

Jim Pflaging
Managing Partner
Cynergy Partners, Inc.

Riley Repko
Senior Advisor, Strategic Engagement Integration
Office of the U.S. Air Force Secretary & Chief of Staff

Craig Rosen
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Lauren Dana Rosenblatt
Executive Director, Interim/Deputy Chief Information Security Officer
The Estée Lauder Companies

Richard Rushing
Chief Information Security Officer
Motorola Mobility

Marcus Sachs
Chief Security Officer
Pattern Computer, Inc.

Enrique Salem
Managing Director
Bain Capital Ventures

Richard Schaeffer
Riverbank Associates & Former Information Assurance Director
National Security Agency

Ted Schlein
Managing Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

Mary Ellen Seale
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
The National Cybersecurity Society

Richard Seewald
Managing Partner
Evolution Equity Partners

Will Sheldon
Investment Professional
Summit Partners

Dr. Lewis Shepherd
Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments

Bob Stasio
Managing Director, SecureTech
Dreamit Ventures

Maurice Stebila
Chief Information Security Officer

Kurt Steege
Chief Information Officer
MacAndrews and Forbes Holdings, Inc.

Auriol Stevens
Chief Executive Officer

John Stewart
Chief Security Officer & Vice President
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Yanev Suissa
General Partner
SineWave Ventures

Karthik Swarnam
Chief Information Security Officer

Justin Taft
President & Chief Executive Officer
The Soter Group

Roar Thon
Specialist Director
Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM)

Scott Tousley
Deputy Director, Cyber Security Division
Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate

Ariel Tseitlin
Scale Venture Partners

Vijay Upadhyaya

Alex Van Someren
Managing Partner
Amadeus Capital Partners

Phil Venables
Partner & Chief Operational Risk Officer
Goldman Sachs

Wakeley, Rahn

Rahn Wakeley
Head of Cyber Security

Walters, Mornay

Mornay Walters
Chief Information Security Officer
AngloGold Ashanti

White, Brian_JC

Brian White
DBO Partners

Alberto Yepez
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Forgepoint Capital

Sounil Yu
Senior Vice President, Executive Director for Security Innovation
Bank of America

Dave Zilberman
Managing Partner
Comcast Ventures