Boston CISO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Boston 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

Boston CISO Governing Body

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


Kevin Brown

Boston Scientific
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Javed Ikbal

Bright Horizons

Lawrence Jarvis

Iron Mountain Inc
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Holly Ridgeway

Citizens Financial Group
Chief Security Officer

Ravi Thatavarthy

BJ's Wholesale Club
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Marnie Wilking

Global Head of Security and IT Risk Management


Bobbi Bookstaver

Shawmut Design and Construction
Director of Information Security

Deb Briggs


Bill Brown

Abacus Insight
CIO & CISO Oversight for Boards

Joe Burgoyne

GE Healthcare
Sr. Director, Cyber Security

Jay Carter


Mark Connelly

Boston Consulting Group

Alex Cunningham

Chief Information Security Officer

Kevin DeLange

IGT Global
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

David Escalante

Boston College
Dir., Computer Policy & Sec.

Tony Faria

FM Global
Chief Information Security Officer

Julie Fitton

Stanley Black & Decker
VP, Digital Product Security

Bruce Forman

UMass Memorial Health Care

Jon Fredrickson

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Information Security & Privacy Officer

Adam Glick

VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Daniel Gortze

Chief Information Security Officer

Christian Hamer

Harvard College
University CISO

Christopher Hauser

Chief Information Security Officer

Bill Hill


Eric Hussey


Eric Jacobsen

Boston University
Executive Director of Information Security

Ryan Johnson

Regional Security Officer – Americas

Ilya Kabanov

Schneider Electric Systems Usa Inc
Global Director, Application Security & Compliance

Esmond Kane

Steward Health Care System

Anil Kapoor

Five Star Senior Living
Information Security Officer

Steven Keller

MAPFRE Insurance
AVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Gene Kingsley

Reliant Medical Group
Director of Security Operations

Jeffrey Lemmo

Director, IT Audit

Ken MacCuish

Nuance Communications

Dustin MacFarlane

American Tower Corp
Director – Information Security, Governance and Compliance

Christina Mazzone

Cyber Security Risk Officer

Greg McCarthy

City of Boston, MA

Owen Meehan

VP, Global Security & Compliance

Peter Merrill

Director IS Business Mgt

Bobby Narasimham

Chief Information Security Officer

Helen Negre

Siemens Healthineers
Product & Solution Security Officer, Data Privacy Advisor

Brian Palazini

Analog Devices
Chief Information Security Officer

Tony Petisce

Fallon Health
Vice President, IT Operations & Information Security Officer

Stephen Pyne

SS&C Eze
Chief Information Security Officer

Mukund Ravipaty

Commonwealth Financial Network

Robyn Ready

Vice President, Information Security

Mike Rodehorst

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

John Sirois

Acushnet Company
Director, Tech. Svcs.

David Small

Boston Private

Glenn Strickland

Boston Partners

Mark Sutton

Bain Capital

Samantha Swift

Chief Risk Officer

Mark Teehan

Sarasota County, FL
Chief Information Security Officer

Adam Thornton

General Electric
VP, Technology Risk, Compliance and Regulatory

Peter Vittands

New Balance
Information Security Officer

Michael Woodson

Sonesta International Hotels
Director of Information Security and Privacy

Larry Zorio III

Smith & Nephew US

Upcoming Programs

In-person Programs

November 17, 2021

Boston CISO Executive Summit

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

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

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December, 2021

Boston CISO Inner Circle

Hampshire House

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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Virtual Programs

October 12 - 13, 2021

Global CISO Virtual Executive Summit

A virtual gathering for CISOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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