Steering Committee

Robert D. Rodriguez
Chairman and Founder

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

Jerry Archer
Senior Vice President
and Chief Security Officer
Sallie Mae

Gary Aspesi
Director of Business Development
Raytheon Intelligence & Information Systems

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

Jonathan Barker
Venture Partner

Hank Barry
co-Chair, Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice Group
Sidley Austin

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.

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

Jennifer Byrne
Chief Security Officer
Worldwide Public Sector

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

Michael Coates
Trust & Information Security Officer

Nick Coleman
Global Head Cyber Security Intelligence Services

Mark Connelly
Chief Information Security Officer
The Boston Consulting Group

Jonathan Coombes
Managing Director
Alvarez & Marsal

Daniel Crisp
Managing Director
Chief Information Risk Officer – EMEA
BNY Mellon

Sunil Dhaliwal
Founder and General Partner
Amplify Partners

Alex Doll
Founder, Managing General Partner
Ten Eleven Ventures

G Daniel Doney
Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute
Former Chief Innovation Officer, Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense (DoD)

Ken Elefant
Managing Director
Sorenson Ventures

David Etue
Vice President, Business Development, Identity & Data Protection

Chris Fedde
Executive Vice President
KEYW Corporation

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

Venky Ganesan
Managing Director
Menlo Ventures

Rick Geritz
President & Founder

F. Edward Goetz
Vice President and Chief Security Officer
Exelon Corporation

Rick Gordon
Managing Partner
Mach37 Cyber Accelerator

Bob Gourley

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

Gary Harbison
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Michael Higgins
Chief Information Security Officer

Niloo Howe
Chief Strategy Officer
Operating Partner
Paladin Capital Group

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

Illuz, Yuval

Yuval Illuz
EGM, – Chief Information Security & Trust Officer
Commonwealth Bank

Sunil James
Vice President
Bessemer Venture Partners

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

Kirk Kaludis
Head of Technology Investment Banking


Kimberly King
Principal Information Security Engineer,
MITRE Corporation

Indu Kodukula
Vice President Blockchain and Former Chief Information Security Officer
Intuit Inc

Irving Lachow
Principal Cyber Security Engineer
The MITRE Corporation

Jay Leek
Chief Information Security Officer

Nate Lesser
Deputy Director for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Maria Lewis Kussmaul
Co-Founder and Partner
ACG Partners

Roger London
American Security Challenge (ASC)

Gilman Louie
General Partner
Alsop Louie

Lin Lu
Chief Risk Officer-IT, Enterprise Risk Management
Freddie Mac

Rob Mancini
Technology Executive and
I.T. Risk Advisor

John Masserini
CEO MIAX Options Exchange

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

John Mills
Chief, Cybersecurity Strategy Division
Department of Defense, Chief Information Officer

Marco Morana
Senior Vice President ICG Technology, Information Security

Lamont Orange
Chief Information Security Officer
Vista Equity Partners

Dr. Hank Orejuela
Applies 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

Wayne Proctor
Senior Vice President
Chief Information Security Officer
FleetCor Technologies

Riley Repko
Chief Executive Officer
Trusted Cyber Solutions LLC

Kenneth Rogers
Director, Enterprise Architecture & Planning
U.S. Department of State

Hart Rossman
Amazon Web Services

Marcus Sachs
Senior Vice President & Chief Security Officer
North American Electric Reliability Corporation

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
Deputy Director, National Cybersecurity Center
National Protection and Programs Directorate
Department of Homeland Security and Executive Director of Modernization, Federal Communications Commission

Will Sheldon
Investment Professional
Summit Partners

Dr. Lewis Shepherd
Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments

Maurice Stebila
Chief Information Security Officer

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

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

Yanev Suissa
General Partner
SineWave Ventures

Karthik Swarnam
Chief Information Security Officer

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 Parners

Vijay Upadhyaya
Sr. Manager Competitive Strategy
Juniper Networks

Phil Venables
Chief Information Risk Officer
Goldman Sachs

Wakeley, Rahn

Rahn Wakeley
Head of Cyber Security

Fred Wang
General Partner

Thomas Weithman
Managing Director CIT GAP Funds
CIT Group

Debbie Wheeler
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer
Freddie Mac

Paul Wood
Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
Bloomberg LP

Alberto Yepez
Managing Director
Trident Capital Cybersecurity

Eric Young
Co-Founder & Partner
Canaan Partners

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

Dave Zilberman
Comcast Ventures