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.
Robert Eckman, CISO, Kent State University
Brian Ray, Director, Center for Cybersecurity & Privacy Protection, Cleveland State University
Dave Barney, CIO, Arhaus
Don Boian, CISO, The Huntington National Bank Inc.
John T. Corby, M.A.Ed, CIO, University of Akron
Steven Gaj, Facility CIO, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Rick Keller, Director, Global Data Protection, Sherwin-Williams
Tina Lyden, President & CEO, Elysian Fiber
Tom Mathis, CISO, Baldwin Wallace University
Todd Nelson, VP & CIO, Hunter Defense Technologies Inc.
Rich Noonan, VP, Chief Digital Risk Officer, Vertiv Co.
Grant Smiley, VP, Technology & Operations, Ameritas
Eric Smith, Special Agent In Charge, FBI
Troy Stairwalt, MBA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CISA, GCIH, ITIL, CISO, Westfield
Jess Walpole, VP, Global IS/IT Ops, Lincoln Electric Company
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 Cleveland Cybersecurity Executive Forum or to answer any questions, please contact:
Briana Jackson-Luther, Executive Director
New membership are not allowed.