Charlotte CISO Community


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Join a powerful network of C-level peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CISOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Charlotte CISO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Charlotte CISO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CISOs, for CISOs.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Reenie Askew

City of Charlotte, NC
Assistant City Manager & CIO

Ken Athanasiou

VF Corp
CISO

William Curtiss

Paper Excellence
Global CISO

Frank DePaola

Enpro
VP, CISO

Steve Hagood

Trane Technologies
SVP & CIO

Murshid Khan

Coastal Federal Credit Union
CIO

Margarita Rivera

Lowe's Companies
Sr. Director of Information Security

John Scrimsher

Kontoor Brands
CISO

Patrick Thompson

Albemarle
Former Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer

Bonnie Titone

Duke Energy
SVP & CIO

Kimberly Trapani

American Tire Distributors
SVP & CISO

Governing Body Members

Rick Bertoncin

Gallagher-Kaiser
Director, Technology & Security (CISO)

Aaron Beuhring

Kontoor Brands
Senior Director, Cyber Defense

Mike Brannon

National Gypsum
Director, Infrastructure & Security

Christina Bray

Collins Aerospace
Deputy CISO

Matthew Burroughs

Novolex
CISO

Henry Capello

Albemarle
CISO

Chase Carpenter

Honeywell
Chief Information and Product Security Officer

Gorrell Cheek

SPX Flow
CISO

Matthew Clark

IAT Group
CISO, VP Information Security

Stephen Davis

Revlon
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Teresa Davis

First Horizon National
VP/Corporate Records Management

Frank Dixon

Sunbelt Rentals
Manager, IT Security Engineering

Peter Flack

Itron
Director Information Security, Risk Management and Governance

Anthony Foust

Belron
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Sean Gallagher

Hayward
Vice President, Global Information Technology

Lyvon Garth

Durham County, NC
CISO

Mike Hillhouse

Cadrillion Capital
CISO

Michael Irwin

Odyssey Logistics
CISO

James Kidwell

E4E Relief
Vice President, Security & Infrastructure

Kevin McKenzie

Dollar Tree
VP & CISO

Randy Moulton

City of Charlotte, NC
Chief Security Officer

John Opala

Hanesbrands
VP & Global CISO

Swatantr Pal

Genpact
Vice President - Information Security

Jim Powell

Trane Technologies
Vice President, IT Security & CISO

Ravi Ramaraj

Jeld-Wen
CISO

Kelly Reese

Foundever
VP, Business Information Security Officer

Ben Schwering

Premier
CISO

Brenda Simpson

Electrolux
CIO NA

Ethan Steiger

Advance Auto Parts
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Martin Strasburger

Duke Energy
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Chad Toney

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
CISO

Lisa Tuttle

SPX
CISO

Marc Varner

Lowe's Companies
Corporate VP & Global CISO

Todd Wiedman

Landis+Gyr
Global Chief Security Officer


Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs today.

  1. Strengthening Partnerships for Wider Business Impact
  2. Illustrating IT and Security's Value through Business-first Initiatives
  3. Shaping the Efficient Enterprise with AI & Automation

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

June 20, 2024 | an evening

Charlotte CISO Inner Circle

Duke Mansion

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

October 2024 | 1 day

Charlotte CISO Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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