CISO Cardinal Health
As the CISO for Cardinal Health, Steve Collignon provides direction and clarity in security, regulatory and policy issues and their impact on IT. This role includes the management, interpretation, design, and compliancy tracking for the business risk directives. In his prior role at Cardinal Health, he was SVP of Infrastructure with responsibility for the company's data center operations, LAN, wide-area networks, database administration, desktop computing, and information security.
Collignon joined Cardinal Health in 1981 and has been in various roles in his career with the company. He attended DePaul University in Chicago with a major in business management.
Special Agent Federal Bureau of Investigation
Special Agent Corey Collins received a degree in Computer Engineering from Kettering University in Flint, Michigan. Prior to joining the FBI, he owned a software company. Collins investigates computer crimes in the Columbus FBI ofﬁce.
VP Global Information Security Reed Elsevier, Inc.
Leo Cronin is VP of Global Information Security for Reed Elsevier and is responsible for computer, network and data security shared services for the company’s operating divisions, which include Elsevier, LexisNexis Group and Reed Business Information.
During Cronin's 20-year career with Reed Elsevier, he has also held several management positions within the LexisNexis IT organization. Among his past accomplishments was the successful completion of a standardization project for e-mail and desktop/LAN infrastructure and automated identity and access management. Prior to joining the Reed Elsevier and LexisNexis, Cronin was VP and Manager of Information Security at First Interstate Bank of California in Los Angeles.
Cronin is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Information Systems Security Management Professional. He is a recognized leader in the field of computer and network security. He is a magna cum laude graduate of DeSales University with a B.S. in Accounting and Business and has pursued postgraduate studies in information systems management.
VP, Info. Risk Mgmt. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Lisa Hodkinson is VP of Information Risk Management at Nationwide, an organization ranked 108 on the Fortune 500. Hodkinson joined Nationwide as a programmer and has held many technical and IT management positions throughout Nationwide’s insurance and financial services organizations.
Her current responsibilities include enterprise leadership and strategic planning for the development, implementation and execution of Nationwide’s information risk management program. This program includes policy, procedures and technologies centered on security, continuity management, compliance and cyber investigation/forensics capabilities. Hodkinson is the primary IT liaison to internal audit, leads the information risk management governance leadership team and is a member of the operational risk committee.
In her previous role, she led Nationwide financial’s application services center and development competency where she managed a portfolio of applications spanning Internet, VRU, contact center, financial management and data warehouse.
Hodkinson earned a B.S. in Computer Science and Business Administration from the Ohio State University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Dayton.
Special Agent Federal Bureau of Investigation
Special Agent Daniel Kilbourne received a degree in Zoology and Neurobiology from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Prior to joining the FBI, Kilbourne worked in various roles within the computer industry, focusing on network engineering. Kilbourne investigates computer crimes in the Cincinnati FBI ofﬁce.
GTS - IT Security & Compliance Convergys Corporation
Edward McMillan is Director of Global Technology Solutions (GTS) Security and Compliance for Convergys Corporation. McMillan has been in the IT Industry for over 30 years and has been employed at Convergys for the past 15 years, where he has held a variety of IT positions. As Director of GTS Security, McMillan is responsible for supporting security architecture and solutions, payment card industry (PCI) certification and compliance, reviews for client RFP responses, Audit Support for SAS 70, SOX and daily security operations.
Director, Global IT Security YUM! Brands, Inc.
As Director of Global IT Security for Yum! Brands,Inc. which include Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, KFC, Long John Silver’s and A&W restaurants, Stacy Mill’s responsibilities include building a strategic international team covering all aspects of information security administration, operations, architecture, IT risk and compliance as well as global identity and access management. Additionally, Mill’s responsibilities include setting global security strategy focusing on standards, policies and risk management across the 5 brand organization. Prior to Yum, Mill was CSO for Humana Military Healthcare Services responsible for DITSCAP/DIACAP and overall security compliance efforts.
Chief Security Architect General Electric Company
Richard Puckett is the Chief Security Architect at General Electric. He is the author of Automated Deployment & Customization by MacMillian Technical and a co-author of Managing Enterprise Active Directory Services by Addison-Wesley. Puckett is currently working on GE’s next-generation enterprise security architecture, inclusive of any device, borderless, and cloud and collaboration technologies and services.
AVP, IT Risk Mgmt. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Mathews Thomas is the AVP, for IT Risk Management at Nationwide with responsibility for information security for the property & casualty lines of business. In this role he also works closely with other leaders in the enterprise to define and execute the information security strategy for Nationwide. Prior to his current role, he has held many leadership roles at Nationwide including leading application teams, infrastructure teams and architecture.
Prior to coming to Nationwide, Thomas was the Product Manager for a software company that developed applications for the health care industry.
Dr. Peter Tippett
VP Technology & Innovation Verizon Business
Dr. Peter Tippett is VP of Technology and Innovation for Verizon Business and Chief Scientist of the security product testing and certiﬁcation organization, ICSA Labs. Dr. Tippett has led the computer security industry for more than 20 years, initially as a vendor of security products, as well as a key strategist. He is widely credited with creating the ﬁrst commercial anti-virus product that later became Norton AntiVirus. Dr. Tippett is best known for his creation of enterprise risk metrics and large risk intelligence and compliance management programs for enterprises.
He recently served on the President’s IT Advisory Committee (PITAC) to guide U.S. efforts in healthcare IT, information security and computational sciences research. In 2002, InfoWorld recognized Dr. Tippett as one of the 25 most inﬂuential Chief Technology Ofﬁcers.
He has also won the Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award and was the Founding Executive Publisher of Information Security magazine.
CISO McDonald's Corporation
Marc Varner serves as the CISO for McDonald’s Corporation. In this role, he has responsibility for the protection of the information assets of the company, as well as the strategy and implementation of all access systems surrounding directories, identity management, authentication and authorization. Varner has more than 17 years of experience in the technical, operational and program management aspects of information security, privacy and architecture.
Prior to his current position, Varner has led various security and architecture functions in the professional services industry at Deloitte Global and Navigant Consulting as well as in the ﬁnancial services sector with Discover Financial and Morgan Stanley. Prior to his work there, he was based in London with Arthur Andersen where he directed the development of the information security program for Andersen in the EMEIA region.
CISO Battelle Memorial Institute