New Jersey 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

New Jersey CISO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the New Jersey 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

Roota Almeida

Amazon
Head of Security Governance, Amazon Stores

Lookman Fazal

NJ Transit
Chief Information & Digital Officer

Zouhair Guelzim

L'Oreal Americas
VP, CISO

Hussein Syed

RWJBarnabas Health
Chief Information Security Officer

Gabrielle Wolfson

Quest Diagnostics Inc
Senior VP & Chief Information & Chief Digital Officer

Governing Body Members

Rod Aday

Bank of China
CISO

Don Aliberti

Valley Bank
Head of Cyber Risk Management

Elil Arulraj

Aon
Sr. Director, Global Head of Cybersecurity Engineering

Damu Bashyam

Berkadia
EVP & Chief Information Officer

Deepak Batheja

Water Street
CIO

Rahul Bhardwaj

Exl
Vice President - Cyber and Data Privacy | Head Information Security

Scott Bourne

Merck & Co.
IT Risk Management/ Attack Surface Reduction

Eric Brohm

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
GVP, CISO

Bob Brown

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
CISO

Chris Callahan

Weichert Companies
CISO

Cynthia Cullen

Thomson Reuters
BISO

Kalpana Dabhi

NYC Administration for Children's Services
Chief Information Security Officer

Roopesh Das

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions
SVP, Digital Acceleration & Innovation

Anthony DiMarco

Party City
Chief Information Security Officer

Larry Dolan

Fanatics
CISO

Keith Donnelly

Broadridge
VP, Global Head of Risk & Compliance

Mark Eimer

Hackensack Meridian Health
SVP, Associate CIO & Chief Technology Officer

Ken Fishkin

Lowenstein Sandler
Senior Manager, Information Security

Tim Green

OceanFirst Bank
CISO

Jon Harding

Conair
Global CIO

Michael Iwanoff

iConectiv
SVP & CISO & CIO

John Kavak

County of Chester
CIO

Rafi Khan

NJ Transit
Chief Information Security Officer

Afzal Khan

OPKO Health
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Mark Kramer

Tenex Capital Management
Senior Operating Advisor

Richard Kulesa

Dun & Bradstreet
Chief Risk Officer

Vivek Kumar

Cboe Global Markets Inc
Global Deputy Chief Information Security Officer

Ajoy Kumar

Wells Fargo
Head of Application Security

Justin Lahullier

Delta Dental of New Jersey
CIO

Mike Livni

Valley Bank
CISO

Ken Loisch

Conair
Chief Information Security Officer

Andrew Malinowski

Construction Specialties
CISO

Ravi Mani

Quest Diagnostics Inc
Vice President & CISO

Samer Mansour

Panasonic
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Paul Marabella

K. Hovnanian Enterprises
Chief Information Officer

Richard Martin

PepsiCo
Global Functions IT Leader

Jason McKay

Riggs Distler
CIO & VP Business Process

Bob McKenna

Selective Insurance
SVP Enterprise Strategy and Execution

Ganesh Murugan

ADP
VP

Mary Kaye Nardone

Lakeland Bank
CISO

Manish Nashine

The Home Depot
Technology Director - Threat Exposure Management

Himanshu Pandya

Aegis Insurance Services Inc
CISO

Lakshmi Pappu

Haleon
US CDIO

Patrick Park

Milbank
Director, Information Security & CISO

Ritesh Patel

Finn Partners
Senior Partner, Global Digital Health

Manik Patil

U.S. Bank
SVP, Head of Cloud Enablement

David Plotzker

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Senior Director, Transformational Projects

Rajendra Prasad

Accenture
Chief Information and Asset Engineering Officer

Rob Reiser

Tory Burch
Sr. Director Information Security and Data Privacy

Ariane Schiereck

Enovis
Chief Digital and Information Officer

Hari Shah

Tapestry
Chief Information Security Officer

Rajat Sharma

RPG Group (Zensar Technologies)
SVP and Global Head of Platforms

Gurjinder Singh

MUFG Americas
AVP of Network and Security Operations

Gopal Srinivasan

Chubb
SVP, CIO

Scott Strickland

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
Chief Information Officer

Rob Suarez

CareFirst
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Jordan Tannenbaum

Saint Peter's Healthcare System
VP/Chief Information Officer/Chief Medical Information Officer

Madhu Thekk

Siemens Financial Services
Cybersecurity Officer

Viral Tripathi

Ascendion
Global CIO

Galo Vaca

Citi
SVP, IT Risk & Cybersecurity, Group Information Security Officer (GISO)

Robyn Wright

Wiley
CISO & Data Protection 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

April 30, 2024 | an evening

New Jersey CISO Inner Circle

Brooklake Country Club

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

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IN-PERSON

October 2024 | 1 day

New Jersey CISO Executive Summit

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

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