Denver CISO Community


Join a powerful network of 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 experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CISOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

  1. Supporting business agility with risk-based programs
  2. Evaluating, communicating and responding to evolving threats
  3. Building a culture of security to enable smart, secure decision-making

Denver CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Chris Ard

Newmont Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer

Ken Athanasiou

VF Corp
Chief Information Security Officer

Alan Cullop

DaVita
CIO

Veena Dandapani

Western Union
Global Head Product Strategy & Management

Stephen Katsirubas

Hunter Douglas
Chief Information Officer

Trent Krause

Graebel
CIO

Sam Masiello

The Anschutz Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer

Chris McLaughlin

Johns Manville
Chief Information Security Officer

Jeff Miller

Quantinuum
Chief Information Officer

Steve Oberg

DaVita
CISO

Ram Ramadoss

CommonSpirit Health
System Senior Vice President - Privacy, Information Security

Craig Richardville

Intermountain Healthcare
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Alex Wood

Uplight
CISO

Members

Edgar Acosta

DCP Midstream
Director, Cybersecurity

James Ball

Department of Energy - Western Area Power Administration
CISO

Mark Campbell

Global Medical Response
CISO

Dan Ceynar

BOK Financial Corporation
VP-Western Region Technical Services Manager

Stephen Coury

City and County of Denver, CO
Information Security Compliance

Jeff Fithian

DMC Global
VP, Strategic Initiatives and CIO

Randall Frietzsche

Denver Health
CISO

Dan Garlick

Gates Corporation
VP of Cyber Security & Chief Information Security Officer

Howard Haile

SCL Health System
VP/CISO

Paul Kay

EchoStar
CISO

Sue Lapierre

Prologis
Vice President, IT Governance, Information Security Officer

Steven Lovaas

Colorado State University
CISO

Lucia Milica

Proofpoint
Global Resident CISO

Bill Randall

ModivCare
Director IT Governance, Risk and Compliance

Josh Rein

PureWest Energy
Information Security Officer

Rich Schliep

Colorado Secretary of State
CISO & Network Manager

Larisa Thomas

Nox Health
VP of Security

Russ Trainor

Denver Broncos
VP, IT

Lee Vorthman

Oracle
VP, Chief Security Officer (Oracle Data Cloud)

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

September 13, 2022 | 1 hour

Denver CISO Virtual Town Hall

Inspiring Data Curiosity and Confidence

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

October 12 - 14, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

A summit for CISOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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IN-PERSON

October 20, 2022 | an evening

Denver CISO Inner Circle

The Crawford Hotel

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

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