Dallas CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Dallas 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. 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

Sonja Hammond

National Veterinary Associates
VP, CISO

Mustapha Kebbeh

The Brink's Co
Global CISO

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

Love's Travel Stops
Head of Enterprise Architecture & IT Strategy

David Bell

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

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

Harold Gonzalez

loanDepot
SVP & CISO

Parrish Gunnels

Sunflower Bank
SVP, IT Risk Management Director/CISO

Ajay Gupta

Humana
Chief of Cybersecurity

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 and 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

Scot Miller

Mr. Cooper
SVP, CISO

Scott Moser

Sabre Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer

Aaron Munoz

Texas Christian University
Chief Information Security Officer

Alex Nehlebaeff

Harley-Davidson Financial Services
Corporate Information Security Manager

Jessica Nemmers

Elevate
CSO

Robert Pace

Invitation Homes LP
VP, CISO

Dana Prochaska

McLane Company
Former Director of Information Security

Nancy Rainosek

State of Texas
CISO

Marty Ray

Fossil
CISO

Paul Reyes

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

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


VIRTUAL

August 3, 2022 | 1 hour

Dallas CISO Virtual Town Hall

Dallas CISO Virtual Town Hall

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

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IN-PERSON

September 14, 2022 | an evening

Dallas CISO Inner Circle

Venetian Terrace

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

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IN-PERSON

October 12 - 14, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Eaglewood Resort & Spa

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

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