Top 10 Leaders

2014 CISO Top 10 Breakaway Leaders
2014 Evanta Top 10 Breakaway Leader Awards

The prestigious Evanta Top 10 Breakaway Leader Awards celebrates world-class information security leaders and honors CISOs and senior security executives whose leadership elevates their people, partners and business.

Qualified CISOs were invited to complete a detailed application describing their leadership philosophy, business impact and career achievements. A distinguished panel of judges, including past winners and information security luminaries, reviewed and scored applications to determine the 2014 Top 10 Breakaway Leaders.

And the winners are . . .
• Colin Anderson, VP, IT & CISO, Safeway
• Joseph Burkard, Director, IT Security, Risk & Compliance, Baxter Healthcare
• Darren Challey, VP, Enterprise Information Security, Expedia Inc.
• Jonathan Chow, SVP & CISO, Live Nation Entertainment
• Roland Cloutier, VP, CSO, ADP
• Zouhair Guelzim, VP & CISO, Americas, L'Oréal
• Mark Leary, VP & CISO, Xerox Corporation
• Keith David Lichtenwalner, Manager, IT Security, Compliance & Risk Mgmt., Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
• John Schramm, VP, Global Info. Risk Mgmt. & CIRO, Manulife/John Hancock
• Timothy Youngblood, CISO, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Congratulations to our 2014 Top 10 Breakaway Leaders. We look forward to watching you shape the future of information security!

We would like to extend our congratulations to the 2014 Finalists:
• Phil Agcaoili, VP, CISO, Elavon Inc.
• Colin Anderson, VP, IT & CISO, Safeway
• Ray Archer, SVP & CISO, Scotiabank
• John F. Bingham, CISO, Whirlpool Corporation
• Joseph Burkard, Director, IT Security, Risk & Compliance, Baxter Healthcare
• David Cass, SVP & CISO, Elsevier
• Darren Challey, VP, Enterprise Information Security, Expedia Inc.
• Jonathan Chow, SVP & CISO, Live Nation Entertainment
• Roland Cloutier, VP, CSO, ADP
• Douglas DeGrote, CISO, Director, IT Security & Risk Mgmt., Xcel Energy Inc.
• Brian Engle, CISO, State of Texas
• Phil Ferraro, Global CISO, Las Vegas Sands Corp.
• John Germain, Director, Infrastructure & Security Services, Xylem Inc.
• Zouhair Guelzim, VP & CISO, Americas, L'Oréal
• Sudhakar Gummadi, Senior AVP, IT Security & CISO, Molina Healthcare
• Mark Leary, VP & CISO, Xerox Corporation
• Keith David Lichtenwalner, Manager, IT Security, Compliance & Risk Mgmt., Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
• Michael Palmer, Senior Director & CISO, National Football League
• Jim Routh, CISO, Aetna Inc.
• John Schramm, VP, Global Info. Risk Mgmt. & CIRO, Manulife/John Hancock
• James Shira, Group CISO, Zurich Insurance Group
• Suzie Smibert, Manager, Information Security, Agrium Inc.
• Glen Taylor, VP & CISO, The Walt Disney Company
• Timothy Youngblood, CISO, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
• Michael Zachman, CISO, Caterpillar Inc.

Thank you to our 2014 Judging Panel:
• Steven Young, VP, Security & Risk Management, CISO, Kellogg Company, Top 10 Awards Chair
• Robert Bigman, Former CISO, Central Intelligence Agency
• Mark Connelly, CISO, Thomson Reuters
• Stephen R. Katz, Former CISO, Citigroup, Inc., J.P. Morgan, and Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
• Michael McNeil, Global Product Security & Services Officer, Philips Healthcare
• Roy Mellinger, VP & CISO, WellPoint, Inc.
• Jim O'Conner, CISO, Cargill, Inc.
• Ola Osunkoya, Director/CISO, ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, Inc.
• Kent Schramm, Head Cyber Security, Cyber Security Branch, Province of Ontario

Click here to view 2013’s class of Breakaway Leaders.