Washington, DC CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Washington, DC community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

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

  1. Accelerating security to match the pace of digital business initiatives
  2. Managing the risk created from a landscape of new core technologies
  3. Achieving sustainability for the CISO role without compromising outcomes

Washington, DC CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Sam Abbate

Northrop Grumman
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Mike Gordon

Lockheed Martin
VP & CISO

André Mendes

Department of Commerce
CIO

Shamim Mohammad

CarMax Inc
SVP & CIO

Chris Porter

Fannie Mae
Chief Information Security Officer

Members

Alissa Abdullah

Mastercard
Deputy Chief Security Officer, SVP of Cybersecurity Technology

Frank Aiello

MAXIMUS
CISO

Richard Archambault

County of Arlington, VA
Chief Security Officer

Andy Bonillo

Ciena
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Ryan Boulais

AES Corporation
CISO

Michael Castagna

Navient Corp
CISO

Shaun Cavanaugh

Department of the Interior - National Park Service
CISO

Katie Clare

Paul Hastings
CISO

Trish Collins Weedon

Discovery
SVP & Global CISO

Brett Conlon

Edelman Financial Engines
Chief Information Security Officer

Jim Connelly

Lockheed Martin
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Scott Daitzman

NVR
Managing Partner - SJD Cyber

Darren Death

ASRC Federal Holding Co
Vice President, Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer

Jeremy Dold

Liberty Mutual
Business Information Security Officer

Vinit Duggal

Intelsat
CISO

Joe Dyer

ICF
CISO

Massimo Favro

NVR
CISO

Rich Friedberg

Blackbaud
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Casey Getz

Rolls-Royce North America
Head of Cyber Strategy and Enterprise Architecture

Stacey Halota

Graham Holdings
VP, IS & Privacy

Bill Hill

MITRE
CISO

Kurt John

Siemens USA
Chief Cybersecurity Officer

Anil Katarki

Peraton
CISO & Director Cyber Security Services

Robert Keefer

The Pew Charitable Trusts
Senior Manager, Security Operations

Amit Khosla

Fannie Mae
Business Information Security Officer

Joe Lee

Arnold & Porter LLP
Firm Director, Information Security & Compliance

Michael Levin

UnitedHealth Group
Vice President of Cyber Defense & Engineering

Rodrigo Loureiro

Laureate Education
CISO

Vikas Mahajan

American Red Cross
VP & CISO

Randy Marchany

Virginia Tech
CISO

Izhar Mujaddidi

Beacon Health Options
VP, CISO

Tunde Oni-Daniel

OneMain Financial
Vice President, SMD & Head of Security Architecture, Engineering & Operations

Jimmie Owens

DXC Technology Company
CISO

Jay Panchal

International Monetary Fund
CISO

Bobby Rao

AstraZeneca
Chief Information Security Officer

Jim Rigney

Alion Science and Technology
CISO

Garrett Smiley

Serco Inc
CISO & VP of Information Security

Chris Tignor

Portfolio Recovery Associates
Global CISO

Kyle Waggoner

Perdue Farms
CISO

Don Watson

United States Patent & Trademark Office
CISO

Jesse Whaley

Amtrak
AVP, CISO

JR Williamson

Leidos
Senior VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Keith Young

Montgomery County
Enterprise Information Security Official

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

December 14, 2021

2021 Washington, DC CISO Executive Summit Q4

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

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

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Virtual Programs

November 17, 2021

Washington, DC CISO Virtual Boardroom

Washington, DC CIO & CISO Virtual Boardroom

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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