Dallas CISO Community


Join a powerful network of 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 experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CISOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

  1. Supporting business agility with risk-based programs
  2. Evaluating, communicating and responding to evolving threats
  3. Building a culture of security to enable smart, secure decision-making

Dallas CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Sara Andrews

Experian
Global CISO

David Bell

American Airlines
Managing Director, Information Security & Technology Risk Management & Chief Information Security Officer

Sonja Hammond

National Veterinary Associates
VP, CISO

Mustapha Kebbeh

Ultimate Kronos Group
Chief Security Officer

Scot Miller

Mr. Cooper
SVP, CISO

Scott Moser

Sabre Corporation
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Mike Priest

Globe Life
CISO

Shamoun Siddiqui

Neiman Marcus
VP, CISO

Gary Toretti

CBRE
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Members

Michael Anderson

Dallas Independent School District
Chief Information Security Officer

Ryan Bachman

GM Financial
SVP, Global Chief Information Security Officer

Sujeet Bambawale

7-Eleven
VP, CISO

Everett Bates

OSG
Vice President - Information Security

Fernando Blanco

CHRISTUS Health
VP & CISO

Ben Carr

Cradlepoint
Chief Information Security Officer

KC Condit

G6 Hospitality
CISO

Jason Cowlishaw

Match Group
VP, Global Information Security

Joshua Danielson

Shopify
Security Director

Josh Davis

Toyota Motor North America
VP & Chief Cyber Security Officer

James Eppolito

Klein Tools
Director of Information Security

Boulton Fernando

Toyota Financial Services
CISO

George Finney

Southern Methodist University
Chief Security Officer

Eric Fisch

USAA
Head of Information Security Governance, Risk, and Controls

Jason Frugé

Rent-A-Center
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Dewakar Garg

Mavenir
Sr. Director of Information Security & Compliance

Parrish Gunnels

Sunflower Bank
SVP, IT Risk Management Director/CISO

Ajay Gupta

AmerisourceBergen
VP of Cyber Defense, Data, Strategy and Threat Management

Sarah Hendrickson

Cerebral
Chief Information Security Officer

Lauren Heyndrickx

Ralph Lauren Corp
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Royce Holden

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
AVP, Technology Security & Compliance, CISO

Chris Jacquet

Hertz Global
SVP & CISO

Jeff Kirby

Interstate Batteries
CISO

Sailaja Kotra-Turner

Brown-Forman
Global Director, Information Technology Security

Chuck Lankford

The Container Store
CISO

Syam Maddimsetty

Overhead Door
Director, Information Security and Compliance

Adam Maslow

Raising Cane's
Senior Director, Information Security and Infrastructure

Cameron McElhinny

Textron
CISO

Jimi Mills

Texas Instruments
CISO

Aaron Munoz

Texas Christian University
Chief Information Security Officer

Alex Nehlebaeff

Harley-Davidson Financial Services
Retired CISO

Jessica Nemmers

Elevate
CSO

Robert Pace

Invitation Homes LP
VP, CISO

Becky Palmer

National Life Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Dana Prochaska

Texas Mutual Insurance Company
CISO

Joey Rachid

vroom
VP, Information Security and CISO

Nancy Rainosek

State of Texas
CISO

Marty Ray

Fossil
CISO

Paul Reyes

Vistra Corp
CISO, VP of Cyber Security, Risk, & Compliance

Harold Rivas

loanDepot
SVP & CISO

Aaron Salinas

Michaels Stores
Director, Information Security

Mike Schiller

Texas Instruments
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Jeffery Schilling

Teleperformance
Global CISO

Jaimin Shah

American First National Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Michael Simmons

Dick's Sporting Goods
VP & CISO

Julius Smith

City of Dallas, TX - Dallas Area Rapid Transit
CISO

Duaine Styles

Globe Life
CSO

Mike Tiddy

BNSF Railway
CISO

Gary Todd

PNM Resources
Assoc. Director, Cyber Security

Zach Vinduska

Credera
CISO

Sonya Wickel

Triumph Group
CISO & Sr. Director, Compliance

Wesley Williams

Goldman Sachs
Managing Director, Technology Risk

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

October 12 - 14, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

A summit for CISOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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IN-PERSON

November 15, 2022 | 1 day

Dallas CISO Executive Summit

Renaissance at Legacy West

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

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IN-PERSON

February, 2023 | an evening

Dallas CISO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

May, 2023 | 1 day

Dallas CISO Executive Summit

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

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IN-PERSON

September, 2023 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

A summit for CISOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

Learn More

IN-PERSON

September, 2023 | an evening

Dallas CISO Inner Circle

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

Learn More

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