Judging Committee

Robert D. Rodriguez
Chairman, SINET
Venture Partner, SYN Ventures

Omkhar Arasaratnam
Former Engineering Director – Assurant
Google

Jerry Archer
Cybersecurity Luminary

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Brian Barrios
VP & Chief Security Officer
Southern California Edison (SCE)

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Adam Bixler
Principal, Cyber Portfolio
Squadra Ventures

Sandeep Bhadra, PhD
General Partner
Vertex Ventures

Deven Bhatt
CISO
Department of Education,
Federal Student Aid

Joydeep Bhattacharyya
General Partner
Canaan Partners

Deepali Bhoite
CISO
Anaplan

Charles Blauner
Partner & CISO in Residence, Team8
President, Cyber Aegis

Eddie Borrero
CISO
Blue Shield of California

Brian Chang
Managing Director
Warburg Pincus

Tom Chowanski
CISO
Kemper

Michael Colao
Global Chief Underwriting Officer
Direct and Indirect Cyber Risks
AXA XL, a division of AXA

Paul Crichard
CISO
SERCO

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

Alex Doll
Founder, Managing General Partner
Ten Eleven Ventures

Ken Elefant
Partner and Co-Founder
Sorenson Ventures

Taher Elgamal
Partner
Evolution Equity Partners

Lucy Engel
CISO and CoE Leader for Non Financial Risks
Financial Services Co.

Elik Etzion
Partner
Elron Ventures

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

Jake Flomenberg
Partner
Wing Venture Capital

Carey Frey
Chief Security Officer
Telus

Brian Fricke
Managing SVP
CISO, Information Security
City National Bank

Alvaro Garrido
Group CISO
Standard Chartered Bank

Rick Geritz
President & Founder
LifeJourney

Al Ghous
CISO
SnapDocs

Moni Givol
Chief Security Officer
Unity

Gamiel Gran
Chief Commercial Officer
Mayfield

Kevin Greene
Public Sector CTO
OpenText

Stacey Halota
Vice President, Information Security and Privacy
Graham Holdings

Jack Hamm
Vice President Network, UC/Voice, and
Security Engineering
Albertsons Companies

Gary Harbison
Global CISO
Johnson & Johnson

Erik Hart
CISO
Cushman & Wakefield

Gary Hayslip
Chief Security Officer
SoftBank Investment Advisers

Justin Heyl
VP, Corporate National Security
Midpoint Technology, Inc.

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

Yuval Illuz
SCV Member and CTO, SC Ventures
Standard Chartered

Deepak Jeevankumar
Managing Director
Dell Tech Capital

Kurt John
Chief Information Officer & Chief Security Officer
Expedia Group

Michael Johnson
CISO, Meta Financial Technologies
Meta

Bill Jones
Director Cybersecurity Architecture
and Engineering
Trane Technologies

Peder Jungck
Vice President Intelligence Solutions
BAE Systems

Shaun Khalfan
SVP, CISO
PayPal

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Dr. Kimberly S. King
Senior Engineer Specialist, Engineering and Technology Division
The Aerospace Corporation

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Thomas Krane
Managing Director
Insight Partners

Jay Leek
Co-founder and Managing Partner
SYN Ventures

Nate Lesser
CISO
Children’s National Hospital

Nadav Lev
Chief Technology Officer
YL Ventures

Ben Levitan
Chief Executive Officer
Cedalion Partners

Maria Lewis Kussmaul
Co-Founder and Partner
AGC Partners

Jason Lish
Global CISO
Cisco

Rob Mancini
Chief Information Officer
Prince William County, Virginia

Karl Mattson
Field CISO
Noname Security

Jenny Menna
Chief Security Officer
Sallie Mae

Eric Meyer
Sr Director, Infosec Operations (Divisional CISO)
Equinix

Anmol Misra
Senior Director – Infrastructure Security
Autodesk

Michael Montoya
Senior Vice President & CISO
Equinix

Paul Montrose
VP Cybersecurity, Risk, & Compliance
Acxiom

Benjamin Murphy
Global CISO
Unum Group

Padval, Umesh

Umesh Padval
Venture Partner
Thomvest Ventures

Pathik Patel
Head of Cloud Security
Informatica

Juan Piacquadio
Chief Information Officer & Vice President, Information Technology
Phlow Corporation

Jean-Yves Poichotte
Group Head of Cyber Security
Sanofi

Jayaraj Puthanveedu
MD, Global Head- Operational Risk – Resilience|
Cyber| Digital Fraud|Digital Resilience
3rdParty ICT
BNP Paribas

Ian Rathie
Former Managing Director, CISO
Fitch Group, Inc

Conan Reidy
SVP, Corporate Development
Rapid7

Drew Robertson
CISO
Finance of America Companies

Admiral Mike Rogers
Former Director
NSA

Lauren Dana Rosenblatt
Vice President & CISO
International Flavors & Fragrances

Richard Rushing
CISO
Motorola Mobility

Bill Ryckman
Managing Principal
Three Kings Capital LLC

Marcus Sachs
Chief Security Officer
Pattern Computer

Sanaz Sadoughi
Senior Manager Cybersecurity
Discover Financial Services

Nick Salian
MD, CISO
Cantor Fitzgerald

Megan Samford
VP, Chief Product Security Officer
Energy Management
Schneider Electric

Ken Schneider
Managing Director
Precode Labs

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

Piyoush Sharma
Head of Enterprise Security &
Technology Operations
Zuora

Auriol Stevens
Vice President, Workplace Experience
Kyndryl

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

Justin Taft
President & Chief Executive Officer
The Soter Group

Gur Talpaz
VP, Corporate Development
CrowdStrike

Emanuel Tanase
Global CISO
Lombard International Assurance

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Heath Taylor
Vice President, Information Security
Ticketmaster

Kenneth Taylor
Vice Chairman of Cyber Security
Investment Banking
Cohen & Company Capital Markets

Roar Thon
Specialist Director
Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM)

Sid Trivedi
Partner
Foundation Capital

Ariel Tseitlin
Partner
Scale Venture Partners

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Mornay Walters
CISO, VP Cyber Safety
AngloGold Ashanti

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Brian White
Managing Director
Piper Sandler

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Troy Wilkinson
CISO
Interpublic Group (IPG)

Sounil Yu
CISO & Head of Research
JupiterOne

Nadav Zafrir
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Team8

Dave Zilberman
General Partner
Norwest Venture Partners