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. Strategies for a risk-aligned, resilient organization
  2. Developing and investing in the security workforce of tomorrow
  3. Creating business value and supporting agile business operations

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 headshot

Alan Cullop

DaVita
CIO

Chuck Fredrick headshot

Chuck Fredrick

National CineMedia
CIO

Randall Frietzsche headshot

Randall Frietzsche

Denver Health
CISO

Mike Kalac headshot

Mike Kalac

Western Union
Interim Chief Information Officer

Stephen Katsirubas headshot

Stephen Katsirubas

Hunter Douglas
Chief Information Officer

Sam Masiello headshot

Sam Masiello

Gates
CISO

Chris McLaughlin headshot

Chris McLaughlin

Johns Manville
Information Security Officer

Jeff Miller headshot

Jeff Miller

Honeywell Aerospace
Chief Security Officer

Steve Oberg headshot

Steve Oberg

DaVita
CISO

Craig Richardville headshot

Craig Richardville

SCL Health
CIO

Purnima Wagle headshot

Purnima Wagle

DCP Midstream
CIO

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

Hitachi Vantara
Global Director Cyber Security Operations

Jim Goddard

CommonSpirit
VP & CISO

Rex Griffin

Ultra Petroleum
Senior IT Director

Howard Haile

SCL Health System
VP & CISO

Paul Kay

EchoStar
CISO

Sue Lapierre

Prologis
VP, Information Security Officer

Brett Myers

Ardent Mills
CISO

Ram Ramadoss

CommonSpirit
Senior Vice President, Privacy, Information Security

Bill Randall

Marathon
Director, IT Infrastructure

Josh Rein

Ultra Petroleum
Information Security Officer

Rich Schliep

Colorado Secretary of State
CISO & Network Manager

Gautam Sethi

Douglas County School District
CTO

Jeff Swanson

Xilinx
Sr. Director, IT & CTO

Larisa Thomas

Lakewood Colorado
CISO

Russ Trainor

Denver Broncos
VP, IT

Lee Vorthman

Oracle Data Cloud
VP, Chief Security Officer

Alex Wood

Anschutz Exploration Corporation
VP, CISO

Upcoming programs


September 21, 2020

2020 Global CISO Executive Summit

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

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

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November 2020

2020 Denver CISO Executive Summit Q4

Four Seasons Hotel Denver

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

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May 2021

2021 Denver CISO Executive Summit Q2

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

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