New Jersey CISO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the New Jersey 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

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.


Roota Almeida

Delta Dental of New Jersey

Lookman Fazal

NJ Transit
Chief Information & Digital Officer

Zouhair Guelzim


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


Rod Aday

Director, Information Risk Management

Ankur Ahuja

Vice President and Global CISO

Balu Arumugam

Head of Global Security Architecture/ Chief Security Architect

Scott Bourne

Merck & Co.
IT Risk Management/ Attack Surface Reduction

Eric Brohm

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts

Robert Brown

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York

Devon Bryan

MUFG Union Bank
Managing Director, CISO

Alex Bykov

Morgan Stanley
Executive Director, Head of Insider Threat Analytics and Engineering

Christopher Callahan

Weichert Realtors

Cindy Cullen

Interpublic Group of Companies
Director of Information Security

Larry Dolan

Newell Brands

Jose Dominguez

TD Ameritrade

John Hoke

Avis Budget Group
Senior Director, Global Information Security

Michael Iwanoff


Afzal Khan

OPKO Health
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Rafi Khan

NJ Transit
Chief Information Security Officer

Bilal Khan

NJ Transit
Chief Technology Officer – Infrastructure & Operation and Acting Chief Information Security Officer

Kevin Kilgore

Business Unit Information Security Officer

Mark Kramer

Tenex Capital Management
Senior Operating Advisor

Richard Kulesa

Dun & Bradstreet
Chief Risk Officer

Michael Livni

Valley National Bancorp

Ken Loisch

Director, Information Security & Compliance

Alim Macauley

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Director, Security Risk Mgmt.

Sanjay Macwan

Chief Information Security Officer; SVP Enterprise Engineering, Global Network, & Business Insights

Ravi Mani

Quest Diagnostics Inc
Vice President & CISO

Robert McKenna

Selective Insurance
SVP Enterprise Strategy and Execution

Juan Morales

Chief Information Security Officer, Global Information Security

Ganesh Murugan

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Head of Cyber Strategy & Execution

Sajed Naseem

New Jersey Courts
Chief Information Security Officer

Mary Prabha Ng

Equitable Financial

David Ortiz

Church & Dwight
Chief Information Security Officer

Patrick Park

Director, information Security & CISO

Allan Piket

Lord, Abbett & Co
Chief Information Security Officer

Rob Reiser

Tory Burch
Director Information Security

Alexander Schuchman


Hari Shah


Gurjinder Singh

Halma plc
Head of Cyber Development, VP Halma IT

Fred Spencer

Everest Re Group

Rob Suárez

Becton, Dickinson and Co
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Galo Vaca

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

Upcoming Programs

In-person Programs

November 18, 2021

2021 New Jersey CISO Executive Summit Q4

Hanover Marriott

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

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Virtual Programs

September 14, 2021

New Jersey CISO Virtual Town Hall

New Jersey CIO & CISO Virtual Town Hall

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

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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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