Boston CISO Community

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Join a powerful network of C-level 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 best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

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.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Kevin Brown

SAIC
SVP, CISO

Julie Fitton

Analog Devices
CISO

Javed Ikbal

Bright Horizons
VP/CISO

Tony Parrillo

Schneider Electric North America
VP, Enterprise IT Global Head of Security

Bobby Rao

Fresenius Medical Care
Global CISO

Ravi Thatavarthy

Rite Aid
Chief Information Security Officer

Michael Woodson

Sonesta
Director of Information Security and Privacy

Governing Body Members

Ken Asnes

Talbots
Sr. Director, Information Security/CISO

Bobbi Bookstaver

Shawmut Design and Construction
Director of Information Security

Deb Briggs

Netscout
Chief Security Officer

Joe Burgoyne

GE Healthcare
Sr. Director, Cyber Security

Alex Burinskiy

PerkinElmer
CISO

Jay Carter

MEMIC
CISO

Brandon Catalan

The Boston Beer Company
CISO

Anne Coulombe

WerfenLife
Global CISO

Alex Cunningham

Advisor360
CISO

Kevin DeLange

IGT
Vice President & CISO

Dan Desmarais

Acushnet Company
Director of CyberSecurity/Information Security

David Escalante

Boston College
Dir., Computer Policy & Sec.

Bruce Forman

UMass Memorial Health Care
CISO

Salomon Frangieh

State Street
VP - IT Risk and Resilience Oversight Lead

Eric Galis

Cengage
CISO

Mike Gillen

SimpliSafe
Chief Information Security Officer

Daniel Gortze

MIB Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Sara Hall

Teladoc Inc
CISO

Bill Hill

MITRE
CISO

Eric Hussey

Finastra
SVP, CISO

Eric Jacobsen

Boston University
Executive Director of Information Security

Esmond Kane

Steward Health Care System
CISO

Gene Kingsley

Farm Credit Financial Partners
Director, Information Security

Jim Kottas

Idemia North America
Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Privacy Officer

Astrid Lambert

Cambridge Health Alliance
Sr. Director Data & Development

Dean Lebron

Ameresco
Vice President, Information Technology

John Legelis

Salesforce
BISO

Jeffrey Lemmo

Ferguson
Sr. Information Security Director, GRC

Mark Malley

Boehringer Ingelheim
IT Security Officer

Christina Mazzone

Omnicom Group
Global Managing Director, Corporate Information Security & Strategy

Greg McCarthy

City of Boston, MA
CISO

Brian McGowan

SharkNinja
CISO

Owen Meehan

Bullhorn
VP, Global Security & Compliance

Tony Petisce

Fallon Health
Vice President, IT Operations & Information Security Officer

Heinrich Piard

Hamilton Insurance Group
Chief Information Security Officer & Head of Global IT Operations

Mukund Ravipaty

Commonwealth Financial Network
CISO

Robyn Ready

KnitWell Group
SVP, CISO

Aaron Revell

Cynosure Inc
Information Security Officer

Mike Rodehorst

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Samir Sanghani

Coverys
Head of Information Security

Robert Sherman

American Tower Corp
Chief Information Security Officer & Vice President, Information Technology

Robert Sullivan

Agero
CISO, VP Technology Shared Services

Mark Sutton

Bain Capital
CISO

Matthew Wicker

Regal Rexnord
Global Director of Cybersecurity

Gernette Wright

Schneider Electric North America
IT Security Officer

Larry Zorio III

Smith & Nephew US
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer


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

  1. Improve and Achieve Operational Resilience
  2. Enable AI's Potential through Trust, Risk and Security Management
  3. Create Alignment with the Enterprise to Unlock True Value

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

May 30, 2024 | 1 day

Boston CISO Executive Summit

Westin Copley Place

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

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VIRTUAL

June 26, 2024 | 1 hour

Boston CISO Town Hall

Boston CISO Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

October 21, 2024 | an evening

Boston CISO Inner Circle

Akamai Headquarters

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

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IN-PERSON

December 10, 2024 | 1 day

Boston CISO Executive Summit

Westin Copley Place

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

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