New Jersey CISO Community


Join a powerful network of 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 experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CISOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

  1. Supporting business agility with risk-based programs
  2. Evaluating, communicating and responding to evolving threats
  3. Building a culture of security to enable smart, secure decision-making

New Jersey CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Roota Almeida

Amazon Stores
Head of Security Governance, Amazon Stores

Lookman Fazal

NJ Transit
Chief Information & Digital Officer

Zouhair Guelzim

L'Oreal Americas
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Warren Kudman

Turner Construction
SVP & Chief Information Officer

Hussein Syed

RWJBarnabas Health
Chief Information Security Officer

Gabrielle Wolfson

Quest Diagnostics Inc
Senior VP & Chief Information & Chief Digital Officer

Members

Rod Aday

Verizon
Director, Information Risk Management

Ankur Ahuja

Fareportal
VP, Global Chief Information Security Officer

Don Aliberti

Valley National Bancorp
Head of Cyber Risk Management

Scott Bourne

Merck & Co.
IT Risk Management/ Attack Surface Reduction

Eric Brohm

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
GVP, CISO

Bob Brown

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
CISO

Alex Bykov

BNY Mellon
Executive Manager, Technology Risk Management

Christopher Callahan

Weichert Companies
CISO

Cindy Cullen

Thomson Reuters
Sr Director, Information Security Officer

Larry Dolan

Fanatics
CISO

Keith Donnelly

Broadridge
VP, Global Head of Risk & Compliance

Ken Fishkin

Lowenstein Sandler
Manager, Information Security

John Hoke

Avis Budget Group
Senior Director, Global Information Security

Michael Iwanoff

iConectiv
SVP & CISO & CIO

Bilal Khan

NJ Transit
Chief Technology & Security Officer

Afzal Khan

OPKO Health
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Rafi Khan

NJ Transit
Chief Information Security Officer

Kevin Kilgore

Ascensus
Business Unit Information Security Officer

Sofia Kokolis

Freedom Mortgage
CISO

Mark Kramer

Tenex Capital Management
Senior Operating Advisor

Richard Kulesa

Dun & Bradstreet
Chief Risk Officer

Vivek Kumar

CBOE
Deputy Chief Information Security Officer

Mike Livni

Valley National Bancorp
CISO

Ken Loisch

Conair
Chief Information Security Officer

Alim Macauley

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Director, Security Risk Mgmt.

Andrew Malinowski

Construction Specialties
CISO

Ravi Mani

Quest Diagnostics Inc
Vice President & CISO

Samer Mansour

Panasonic
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Bob McKenna

Selective Insurance
SVP Enterprise Strategy and Execution

Ganesh Murugan

MUFG Americas
Head of Cyber Strategy & Execution

Manish Nashine

The Home Depot
Technology Director - Threat Exposure Management

David Ortiz

Church & Dwight
Chief Information Security Officer

Patrick Park

Milbank
Director, information Security & CISO

Rob Reiser

Tory Burch
Sr. Director Information Security and Data Privacy

Hari Shah

Tapestry
Chief Information Security Officer

Gurjinder Singh

Halma plc
VP IT, Head of Cybersecurity Development

Fred Spencer

Everest Re Group
CISO

Rob Suárez

Becton, Dickinson and Co
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Madhu Thekk

Siemens Financial Services
Cybersecurity Officer

Galo Vaca

Citibank
SVP, IT Risk & Cybersecurity, Group Information Security Officer (GISO)

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

October 12 - 14, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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

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IN-PERSON

November 16, 2022 | 1 day

New Jersey CISO Executive Summit

Hanover Marriott

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

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IN-PERSON

March, 2023 | an evening

New Jersey CISO Inner Circle

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

June, 2023 | an evening

New Jersey CISO Inner Circle

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

September, 2023 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

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

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IN-PERSON

October, 2023 | 1 day

New Jersey CISO Executive Summit

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

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