Judging Committee

Robert D. Rodriguez
Chairman and Founder

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

Mo Ahddoud
Interim CISO
Cyber Security Advisor

Selim Aissi
Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer
Ellie Mae

Ian Amit
Chief Security Officer

Omkhar Arasaratnam
Engineering Director – Assurant

Jerry Archer
Senior Vice President
and Chief Security Officer
Sallie Mae

Abhi Arunachalam
General Partner
Alkeon Capital Management

Rich Baich
Chief Information Security Officer

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Brian Barrios
CISO / VP, Cybersecurity & IT Compliance
Southern Company Edison

Sandeep Bhadra, PhD
Vertex Ventures

Deven Bhatt
Deputy CISO
Department of Education,
Federal Student Aid

Joydeep Bhattacharyya
General Partner
Canaan Partners

Tim Booher
Vice President
Combat Systems, Lockheed Martin

Bill Bosen
Research Director
SINET (Security Innovation Network)

John Brennan
YL Ventures

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

David Cass
Vice President Cyber & IT Risk – Supervision Group
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Brian Chang
Managing Director
Warburg Pincus

Jason Clark
Chief Strategy Officer

Nick Coleman
Chief Security Officer
Vocalink: A Mastercard Company

Mark Connelly
Chief Information Security Officer
The Boston Consulting Group

Gregory S. Crabb
10-8, LLC

Paul Crichard
Director Information Security
Doctor Care Anywhere

Anthony V. Dagostino
Executive Vice President, Global Cyber & Technology Practice
Lockton Companies

Michael D’Ambrosio
Managing Director
Liberty Strategic Capital, Stanford University

Sunil Dhaliwal
Founder and General Partner
Amplify Partners

Alex Doll
Founder, Managing General Partner
Ten Eleven Ventures

Benjamin Eason
Corporate Services Lead
The Carlyle Group

Ken Elefant
Sorenson Ventures

Elik Etzion
Elron Ventures

David Fairman
Venture Partner

Guy Filippelli
Managing Partner
Squadra Ventures

Jake Flomenberg
Wing Venture Capital

Carey Frey
VP, Chief Security Officer
Corporate Security

Glenn Gaffney

Venky Ganesan
Menlo Ventures

Boaz Gelbord
Chief Information Security Officer
Dunn and Bradstreet

Rick Geritz
President & Founder

Bob Gourley
Former CTO
DIA and Co-Founder & CTO, OODA LLC

Gamiel Gran
Vice President of Business Development

Bob Griffin
Managing Partner
DVI Equity Partners

Ron Gula
Tenable Co-Founder and President
GulaTech Adventures

Nipun Gupta
Vice President – Strategy & Innovation
Deutsche Bank

Gary Harbison
Global Chief
Information Security Officer

Gary Hayslip
Chief Information Security Officer
SoftBank Investment Advisers

Rhett Hernandez
CyberLens, LLC

Ramy Houssaini
Chief Cyber & Technology Risk Officer and Group Privacy Officer
BNP Paribas – France

Phil Huggins
Chief Information Security Officer &
NHS Test & Trace
Department of Health and Social Care

Aaron Hughes
Group Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
Albertsons Companies

Deepak Jeevankumar
Managing Director
Dell Tech Capital

Kurt John
Chief Cybersecurity Officer
Siemens USA

Michael Johnson
Chief Information Security Officer

Stephen Jones
Managing Partner
Spartina Capital

Peder Jungck
Vice President Intelligence Solutions
BAE Systems

Induprakas Keri
Chief Product Security Officer & Cloud

Kevin Kerr
Chief Information Security Officer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Shaun Khalfan
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer
Discover Financial Services


Dr. Kimberly S. King
Principal Information Security Engineer
MITRE Corporation

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Thomas Krane
Insight Partners

Jay Leek
Co-founder and Managing Partner
SYN Ventures

Yoav Leitersdorf
Managing Partner
YL Ventures

Nate Lesser
Chief Information Security Officer
Children’s National Hospital

Ben Levitan
Chief Executive Officer
Cedalion Partners

Maria Lewis Kussmaul
Co-Founder and Partner
AGC Partners

Lin Lu
Executive General Manager & Chief Controls Officer
National Australia Bank

Rob Mancini
Chief Information Officer
Prince William County, Virginia

John Masserini
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Karl Mattson
CISO, Board Advisor

Douglas Maughan
Office Head
NSF Convergence Accelerator

John R. Mills
Former Director of Cybersecurity Policy, Strategy, and International Affairs, Department of Defense
Aerospace Corporation

Patricia Muoio
SineWave Ventures

Kevin Nally
US Secret Service CIO
US Secret Service

Kjetil Nilsen
Special adviser
Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation, Department of National IT-policy and Public Governance

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

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Rob Pate
Senior Cyber Security Strategist
Idaho National Labs (INL)

Tom Patterson
Chief Trust Officer & VP
Unisys Global Security Solutions

Jerry Perullo
Chief Information Security Officer
Company NameICE | New York Stock Exchange

Jim Pflaging
Managing Partner
Cynergy Partners, Inc.

Jean-Yves Poichotte
Group Head of Cyber Security

Conan Reidy
SVP, Corporate Development

Admiral Mike Rogers
Former Director

Craig Rosen
Chief Security and Trust Officer

Lauren Dana Rosenblatt
Vice President & Chief Information
Security Officer
International Flavors & Fragrances

Richard Rushing
Chief Information Security Officer
Motorola Mobility

Bill Ryckman
Managing Principal
Three Kings Capital LLC

Marcus Sachs
Deputy Director Research
McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security

Enrique Salem
Bain Capital Ventures

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

Ted Schlein
General Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

Ken Schneider
Managing Director
Precode Labs

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

Richard Seewald
Managing Partner
Evolution Equity Partners

Dr. Lewis Shepherd
Senior Director, National Technology Strategy

Will Sheldon

Auriol Stevens
Global IT Director and Transformation Lead

Nick Shevelyov
Chief Security Officer
Silicon Valley Bank

Ed Sim
Founder and Managing Partner
Boldstart Ventures

Kurt Steege
Chief Technology Officer
ThunderCat Technology

John N. Stewart
Angel Investor / Startup Whisperer / Anti-poaching Advocate
President, Talons Ventures, LLC
(fmr) SVP, Chief Security & Trust Officer, Cisco

Yanev Suissa
General Partner
SineWave Ventures

Karthik Swarnam
Vice President Information Security

Justin Taft
President & Chief Executive Officer
The Soter Group

Roar Thon
Specialist Director
Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM)

Sid Trivedi
Foundation Capital

Ariel Tseitlin
Scale Venture Partners

Alex Van Someren
Managing Partner
Amadeus Capital Partners

Phil Venables
Vice President &
Chief Information Security Officer
Google Cloud

Walters, Mornay

Mornay Walters
Chief Information Security Officer
AngloGold Ashanti

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Brian White
DBO Partners

Alberto Yepez
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Forgepoint Capital

Sounil Yu
CISO & Head of Research

Nadav Zafrir
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Dave Zilberman
General Partner
Norwest Venture Partners