Milwaukee CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Milwaukee 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

Milwaukee CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Richard Flahaven

Harley-Davidson
Chief Information Security Officer & Data Privacy Officer

Mandy Huth

Kohler Co.
VP, Cybersecurity

Members

Reshad Alam

Regal Beloit
IT Director & CISO

Riad Amro

Grant Thornton International
Global CISO

Dawn Cappelli

Rockwell Automation
VP, Global Security and Chief Information Security Officer

Andrew Detloff

Modine
CISO

Mary Faulkner

Thrivent
CISO

Stephen Fried

American Family Insurance
IT Security Threat and Identity Management Director

John Hochevar

American Family Insurance
IT Risk Manager

Bernd Huber

S C Johnson & Son Inc
CISO

Rebecca Janutis

Kohl's Corporation
Vice President - Information Security

Angela Johnson

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
CISO & VP IS Infrastructure

Adam Lance

Komatsu Mining
Director, Global Infrastructure & CISO

Shawn Lewis

Spectrum Brands
Senior Director, Information Security

Britt Lindley

Trustmark
CISO

Chris Merkel

Northwestern Mutual
Director, Information Protection

Doug Michelz

Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds
GRC/IRM Program Director

Larry Pedrazoli

Generac Power Systems
IT Director of CyberSecurity

Kevin Ryan

Assurant
Manager, Global Technology

Dane Sandersen

Trek Bicycle
Global IT (CIO) and Security Director (CSO/CISO)

Joe Smits

Associated Bank-Corp
CISO

Bob Turner

University of Wisconsin-Madison
CISO

Sean Valcamp

MGIC Investment Corporation
VP, Chief Technology & Information Security Officer

Tim Van Ryzin

Milliman
Director, Information Security

Mark Ward

Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
CISO

Jennifer Westphal

MGIC Investment Corporation
Deputy CISO

Upcoming Events


In-person Programs

December 14, 2021

2021 Milwaukee CISO Executive Summit

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

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

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Virtual Programs

June 24, 2021

Milwaukee CISO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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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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