Denver CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Denver 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

Denver CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Alan Cullop

DaVita
CIO

Chuck Fredrick

National CineMedia
CIO

Randall Frietzsche

Denver Health
CISO

Stephen Katsirubas

Hunter Douglas
Chief Information Officer

Chris McLaughlin

Johns Manville
Chief Information Security Officer

Steve Oberg

DaVita
CISO

Craig Richardville

SCL Health System
CIO

Purnima Wagle

DCP Midstream
CIO

Alex Wood

The Anschutz Corporation
VP, CISO

Members

Chris Ard

Newmont Goldcorp
Chief Information Security Officer

James Ball

Western Area Power Administration
CISO

Dan Ceynar

BOK Financial Corporation
VP-Western Region Technical Services Manager

Stephen Coury

City and County of Denver
Information Security Compliance

Jeff Fithian

DMC Global
VP, Strategic Initiatives and CIO

Dan Garlick

NTT Security
Executive Security Strategist vCISO

Howard Haile

SCL Health
VP & CISO

Paul Kay

EchoStar
CISO

Sue Lapierre

Prologis
VP, Information Security Officer

Steven Lovaas

Colorado State University
CISO

Lucia Milica

Proofpoint
Global Resident CISO

Ram Ramadoss

CommonSpirit
Senior Vice President, Privacy, Information Security

Bill Randall

Marathon
Infrastructure Director, Information Technology

Josh Rein

Ultra Petroleum
Information Security Officer

Rich Schliep

Colorado Secretary of State
CISO & Network Manager

Jeff Swanson

Xilinx
Sr. Director, IT & CTO

Larisa Thomas

Lakewood Colorado
CISO

Russ Trainor

Denver Broncos
VP, IT

Lee Vorthman

Oracle
VP, Chief Security Officer (Oracle Data Cloud)

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

November 16, 2021

2021 Denver CISO Executive Summit

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

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

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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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