Judging Committee

Robert D. Rodriguez
Chairman and Founder

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

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
Varo Money

Joydeep Bhattacharyya
General Partner
Canaan Partners

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

Mark Bregman
General Partner
Quidnet Ventures

John Brennan
YL Ventures

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

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

Brian Chang
Managing Director
Warburg PIncus

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

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

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
VP, Chief Security Officer
Corporate Security, Telus

Venky Ganesan
Managing Director
Menlo Ventures

Boaz Gelbord
Chief Information Security Officer
Dunn and Bradstreet

Rick Geritz
President & Founder

Bob Gourley
Former CTO, DIA and Co-Founder

Gamiel Gran
Vice President of Business Development

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

Eric Green
Head of Mobile Security

Gary Harbison
Global Chief
Information Security Officer

Rhett Hernandez
Former Commander
U.S. Army Cyber Command

Phil Huggins
Security Leader & Advisor
CISO Mentor

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

Stephen Jones
Managing Partner
Spartina Partners

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

Induprakas Keri
Vice President Blockchain/DLT
Intuit Inc

Shaun Khalfan
Vice President, Information Security
Freddie Mac


Kimberly King
Principal Information Security Engineer,
MITRE Corporation


Thomas Krane
Vice President
Insight Partners

Jay Leek
Managing Director
ClearSky Security

Yoav Leitersdorf
Managing Partner
YL Ventures

Nate Lesser
Chief Executive Officer

Ben Levitan
Chief Executive Officer
Cedalion Partners

Maria Lewis Kussmaul
Co-Founder and Partner
ACG Partners

Roger London
Chief Executive Officer
Corporate Links

Gilman Louie
General Partner
Alsop Louie

Lin Lu
CRO IT & Enterprise Risk Mgmt
Freddie Mac

Rob Mancini
Chief Information Officer
Prince William County, Virginia

John Masserini
Chief Executive Officer

Douglas Maughan
Office Head
NSF Convergence Accelerator

John Mills 
Principal Director & Partner

Kevin Nally
US Secret Service CIO
US Secret Service

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

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, 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
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

Renee Shah
Amplify Partners

Will Sheldon
Investment Professional
Summit Partners

Dr. Lewis Shepherd
Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments

Ed Sim
Founder/Managing Partner
boldstart ventures

Bob Stasio
Managing Director, SecureTech
Dreamit Ventures

Maurice Stebila
Chief Information Security Officer

Kurt Steege
Chief Technology Officer
ThunderCat Technology

Auriol Stevens
Global IT Director

John N. Stewart
SVP, Chief Security & Trust Officer

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)

Sid Trivedi
Foundation Capital

Ariel Tseitlin
Scale Venture Partners

Vijay Upadhyaya

Alex Van Someren
Managing Partner
Amadeus Capital Partners

Phil Venables
Senior Advisor (Risk & Cybersecurity) & Board Director
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