Florida 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

Florida CISO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Florida 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

Shawn Bowen

World Kinect
SVP, CISO

Gary Eppinger

CSX Corporation
VP, Technology & CISO

Juan Gomez-Sanchez

Whirlpool Corporation
VP & Global CISO

Marcos Marrero

H.I.G. Capital
CISO

Eduardo Ortiz-Romeu

Techtronic Industries
VP, Global Head of Cybersecurity

Governing Body Members

Johann Balaguer

Hard Rock International
VP, Global CISO

Jim Betzhold

South Florida Water Management District
CISO

Erich Beyer

Jazwares, a Berkshire Hathaway Company
Sr. Director, Information Security

Ashish Bhatnagar

Bank of America
Data Technology Executive

Jim Bowie

Tampa General Hospital
VP, CISO

Devon Bryan

Carnival Corporation
Global CISO

Michael Calderin

YAGEO Group
CISO

Victor Campos

JM Family Enterprises
CISO

Andrew Cannata

Primo Water Corporation
Global CISO

Dr. Domingo Castillo

Miami Dade College
CISO

Brett Conlon

American Century Investments
CISO

Ben Field

Florida Crystals Corporation
CISO

Adam Fletcher

Blackstone Group
Sr. Director, CSO

Brian Fricke

City National Bank
MSVP, CISO, Technology Risk Executive

Chris Gay

Acosta Sales & Marketing
SVP, CISO

Bobby George

Carrier
SVP & Chief Digital Officer

Stacey Halota

Graham Holdings
VP, IS & Privacy

Eric Hargrave

Kleinfelder
VP, CISO

Ryan Hay

SBA Communications
Sr. Director, Global IT Security and Compliance

Marc Helfman

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors
CISO

Ricardo Johnson

Dentsply Sirona
VP, CISO

Christopher Knauer

Foundever
SVP, Global CISO

Barry Kortekaas

Morgan & Morgan PA
EVP, Information Security & CISO

Rich Latayan

AAA, Inc.
CISO

Louis Lerman

Pediatrix Medical Group
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Marilyn Piccolo

Assurant
CISO

Walter Rodriguez

Greenberg Traurig
Information Security Officer

Preetam Sirur

EyeCare Leaders
CISO

Igor Spektor

TracFone Wireless
CISO

Cesar Suarez

Worley
SVP, CISO

Justin Zimmerman

Giant Eagle
VP, CISO


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

  1. Delivering Digital Innovation to Drive Value Across the Enterprise
  2. Maximizing Existing Resources to Optimize Emerging Costs
  3. Securing the Organization Through Advanced Technology Adoption

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

August 27, 2024 | 1 hour

Florida CISO Town Hall

Less is Never More – Maximizing Resources for Cost Optimization

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

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IN-PERSON

November 13, 2024 | 1 day

Florida CISO Executive Summit

Le Meridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport

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

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