New York 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:


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


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


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. Advancing the Business Value of Security
  2. Protecting Critical Infrastructure Against Advanced Attacks
  3. Investing in Company Culture to Attract Talent and Empower Staff

New York CISO Governing Body

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


Mike Cena

A+E Networks
Vice President, Head of Cyber Security

Zouhair Guelzim

L'Oreal Americas
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Brian Lozada

CISO, Prime Video and Studios

Tomas Maldonado

National Football League
Chief Information Security Officer

Tod Mitchinson

New York Life
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Michael Palmer

Chief Information Security Officer

Kylie Watson

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Teresa Zielinski

General Electric
Chief Information and Product Security Officer


Rod Aday

Director, Information Risk Management

Ankur Ahuja

Global VP and CISO

Michael Andreano

Hikma Pharmaceuticals
Senior Director, Group Head of Information Security

Vik Arora

Hospital For Special Surgery

Radhika Bajpai

Senior Director, Global Head of Technology and Information Security Assurance

Arvin Bansal

Nissan Motor Corporation
CISO Americas

Medha Bhalodkar

Columbia University
Chief IT Risk Officer & Global CISO

Bob Blythe

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc
VP, Information Security and Technology Risk

Bob Brown

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York

Reshma Budhwani

New York Life
VP, Chief Technology Security Officer

Tony Chryseliou

Sony Corporation of America
Global Information Security Executive

Robert Dalrymple

AVP & Chief Information Security Officer

Orrie Dinstein

Global Chief Privacy Officer

Mikhail Falkovich

Con Edison
Chief Information Security Officer

Dan Finkle

Raytheon Technologies
Corporate Chief Information Security Officer

Leon Flaksin

BlackRock Inc
Managing Director & Head of Technology and Cybersecurity Risk Management

Mike Flynn


David Ford

Estee Lauder
Executive Director, Global Information Risk and Security

Patrick Ford

Schneider Electric
Chief Information Security Officer, Americas

Igor Gorelik

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Chief Information Security Officer

Doug Greene

Guardian Life Insurance
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Tariq Habib

Chief Information Security Officer

Ronen Halevy

Sony Corporation of America
Vice President, Information Security

Chris Holden

Crum & Forster
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

JT Jacoby

International Rescue Committee
Chief Information Security Officer

Tom Kartanowicz

Standard Chartered
CISO, Americas & Europe

Aaron Katz

Digital Currency Group
CISO, Genesis

Tim Kropp

SS&C Technologies
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Mike Lamberg


Kevin Li

MUFG Americas
Chief Information Security Officer, MUFG Securities

Lena Licata

Blackstone Group
Global Head of Blackstone Technology Governance, Risk and Compliance

Carlos Lyons

VP, Global Chief Information Security and Compliance Officer

Aditya Malhotra

Ness Digital Engineering
Chief Information Security Officer

Prashanth Mekala

American Family Insurance
Deputy Enterprise CISO

George Moser

S&P Global
Chief Information Security Officer

Daniel Nunez

New York City Employees’ Retirement System
Chief Information Security Officer

Naresh Podila

Danaher UK
Chief Information Security Officer

Bala Rajagopalan

TradeWeb Markets
Chief Information Security Officer

Ian Rathie

Fitch Ratings
Managing Director, Chief Information Security Officer

Mark Robinson

Global Director of Information Security

Stacey Romanello

Royal Bank of Canada
Regional Information Security Officer

Peter Rosario

Chief Information Security Officer

Lauren Dana Rosenblatt

International Flavors & Fragrances
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Ernie Rozado

Director, Head of Cybersecurity and Compliance

Liza Russell

CISO, Consumer Banking and Payments

Raj Sargule

Global Head of Information Security

Steve Savard

ICC Industries Inc
Director of Information Technologies

Parthiv Shah

Signature Bank
Chief Information Security Officer, SVP

David Sheidlower

Turner Construction
Chief Information Security Officer

Ben Smith

Nuvance Health

Rishi Tripathi

The Mount Sinai Hospital
Chief Information Security Officer

Almon Tse

Saks Fifth Avenue
Chief Information Security Officer

Damiano Tulipani

Provident Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Steven Wallstedt

Abn Amro Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Ariel Weintraub

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co
Chief Information Security Officer

John Whiting

DDB Worldwide
Global Chief Security Officer

Hongtao Wu

China Merchants Bank
Chief Information Security Officer, New York Branch

Gene Zafrin

Chief Information Security Officer

Upcoming Programs


June 21, 2023 | 1 day

New York CISO Executive Summit

Pier Sixty

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



August 16, 2023 | an evening

New York CISO Inner Circle

The Standard, High Line

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



November 29, 2023 | 1 day

New York CISO Executive Summit

Pier Sixty

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


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