Miami CISO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Miami 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

Miami CISO Governing Body

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


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Shawn Bowen

Restaurant Brands International

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Otto Contreras

City of Miami
Deputy CIO

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Gary Eppinger

Global Chief Information Security Officer & Privacy Officer

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Juan Gomez-Sanchez

Chief Security Officer

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Kevin Grayling

Florida Crystals
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

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Gram Ludlow

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
VP, Global Information Security

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Marcos Marrero

H.I.G. Capital
Chief Information Security Officer

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Dave Pearson

Sykes Enterprises

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Luis Suarez

H.I.G. Capital
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

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Christine Vanderpool

Florida Crystals
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer


Chad Bairnsfather

Director, Information Security

Connie Barrera

Jackson Health System
Corporate Director & Chief Information Security Officer

Victor Campos

Vice President, IT Security & Infrastructure

Beau Canada

Live Nation Entertainment
VP, Information Security

Andrew Cannata

Global Chief Information Security Officer

Roland Cloutier

Global CSO

Donald Cox

Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Joe Ellis

Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Nicole Ford

VP and Chief Information Security Officer

Chris Gay

Southeastern Grocers

Sheryl Hanchar

Vice President, CISO

Janet Heins

Royal Caribbean Cruises
Chief Information Security Officer

John Koester

HD Supply
Director of Information Security & CISO

Richard La Bella

VITAS Healthcare

Louis Lerman


Roman Malkin

Red Lobster
Director IT Security & Compliance

John Masserini


Tom Murphy

University of Miami
Associate Vice President, IT/Chief Information Security Officer

James Nolin

Sr. Director IT Operations

Mike Novak

Seminole Gaming Hard Rock
VP of IT Security, Data Protection, Compliance and CISO

Steven Parker

TBC Corporation
VP Chief Information Security Officer

Frankie Ramos

DHL Americas
Regional IT Security Officer (Americas)

Timothy Ramsay

World Fuel Services
CISO and Vice President, Information Security

Kelly Reese

Business Information Security Officer

Christopher Roche

NextEra Energy

Christopher Rogers

Sykes Enterprises
Senior Vice President, Deputy CIO & Global Security Officer

Ana Roldan

NSU Florida
Chief Information Security Officer

Lars Schmekel

Miami Dade County

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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October 2020

2020 Miami CISO Executive Summit Q4

Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove

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

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March 2021

2021 Miami CISO Inner Circle Q1

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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