2020 Chicago Cybersecurity Best Practice Exchange

    The Leadership Board represents the region’s most prominent organizations and thought leadership. Board members recommend and vet topics, speakers and industry partners, ensuring each Exchange addresses the region’s most significant concerns.

    Leadership Board


    Robert S. Allen, Global CISO, Gallagher
    Jim Cameli, VP, Global CISO, Walgreens Boots Alliance
    Todd Fitzgerald, CISO, Cybersecurity Leadership Author, CISO Spotlight, LLC.
    Stephan Hundley, Director, Governance, Risk & Security, TTX Company
    Michael Yuan, Chief Privacy Officer, Morningstar, Inc.


    Waqas Akkawi, VP & CISO, SIRVA, Inc.
    Daniel Ayala, CISO & CPO, Secratic
    Tonya Baez, Director, Internal Audit, DePaul University
    Ray Bagherian, Director, IS, Pampered Chef
    Greg Bee, CISO, Pekin Insurance
    Joseph Burkard, CSO, Alight Solutions
    John Colburn, Director, IT, Security, & Compliance, Sprout Social, Inc.
    Joe DeCosmo, Chief Analytics Officer, Enova International
    Leslie Gall, Chief Marketing Officer, Alight Solutions
    Erik Hart, CISO, Cushman & Wakefield
    Victor Hsiang, Director, IS, GATX Corporation
    Kathie Koch, CIO, Columbia College Chicago
    Fred Kwong, CISO, Delta Dental Insurance Company
    Edward Marchewka, Director, Information & Technology Services, Gift of Hope
    Brad Marr, Sr. Director & CISO, Life Fitness
    Seth McCallister, CTO, HUB International Limited
    John Mohr, CIO, MacArthur Foundation
    Sam Monasteri, CISO, ACCO Brands
    Prasanna Ramakrishnan, Global Head, IS Risk, Signify
    Richard Rushing, CISO, Motorola Mobility, Inc.
    Sunil Thomas, Group CIO, Business & Workforce, State of Illinois
    Arlene Yetnikoff, Director, IS, DePaul University

    Designed by and for healthcare’s most prominent executives, the agenda addresses the most critical issues impacting healthcare organizations today.

    Full agenda details will be announced shortly.

    Speakers are recommended and vetted by the Leadership.

    Check back regularly for speaker announcements.

    Solutions providers are vetted to include only the organizations bringing the most successful and innovative solutions to market. Sponsors must be approved by the Leadership Board.

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    To learn more about the Chicago Cybersecurity Best Practice Exchange or to answer any questions, please contact:

    Scott Pond, Executive Director
    Direct: 503.908.2848

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