New York CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the New York 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. 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 York CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Michael Cena

A+E Networks
Vice President, Head of Cyber Security

Zouhair Guelzim

L'Oreal Americas
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Brian Lozada

HBO Max
Chief Information Security Officer

Tomas Maldonado

National Football League
Chief Information Security Officer

Tod Mitchinson

New York Life
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Michael Palmer

Hearst
Chief Information Security Officer

Eric Staffin

IHS Markit
Former Partner and Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Kylie Watson

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
CISO

Teresa Zielinski

GE
Chief Information & Product Security Officer

Members

Rod Aday

Verizon
Director, Information Risk Management

Ankur Ahuja

Fareportal
VP, Global Chief Information Security Officer

Andres Andreu

2U
Chief Information Security Officer

Arvin Bansal

AmerisourceBergen
Senior Director, Data Protection and Cloud Security

James Beeson

Cigna
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Medha Bhalodkar

Columbia University
Chief IT Risk Officer & Global CISO

Bob Blythe

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc
VP, Information Security and Technology Risk

Darren Bowie

MUFG Financial Services
Global Chief Privacy Officer and Managing Director

Bob Brown

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
CISO

Reshma Budhwani

New York Life
VP, Chief Technology Security Officer

John Cadavid

Barclays
CISO

Tony Chryseliou

Sony Corporation of America
Global Information Security Executive

Brendan Conway

Tiffany & Co
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Robert Dalrymple

Montefiore
AVP & Chief Information Security Officer

Jeff DiMuro

ServiceNow
Deputy CISO

Gustavo Diaz

Brown & Brown Insurance
Chief Information Security Officer

Orrie Dinstein

MarshMcLennan
Global Chief Privacy Officer

Bobby Edamala

Cornell University
Chief Information Security Officer

Jason Escaravage

Thomson Reuters
Chief Information Security Officer

Mikhail Falkovich

Consolidated Edison Company
Chief Information Security Officer

Cy Fenton

Marquee Brands
CISO

Dan Finkle

Raytheon Technologies
Corporate Chief Information Security Officer

Leon Flaksin

BlackRock Inc
Head of Information Risk Management,

Mike Flynn

UPS
VP & CISO

Patrick Ford

Schneider Electric
Chief Information Security Officer, Americas

Stephen Garcia

FanDuel
VP of Cybersecurity

Igor Gorelik

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Chief Information Security Officer

Court Graham

Sirius XM
Chief Information Security Officer

Doug Greene

Guardian Life Insurance
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Rocco Grillo

Alvarez & Marsal
Managing Director - Global Cyber Risk & Incident Response

Steve Grossman

National Basketball Association
Chief Information Security Officer

Tariq Habib

MTA
Chief Information Security Officer

Ronen Halevy

Sony
Senior Director of Information Security

Ram Hegde

Genpact
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Chris Holden

Crum & Forster
Chief Information Security Officer

Tom Kartanowicz

Commerzbank
CISO, Americas

Aaron Katz

Soros Fund Management
Chief Information Security Officer

Mike Lamberg

ION
VP, CISO

Marvin Larry

Hologic
Chief Information Security officer

Mark Leary

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Chief Information Security Officer

Kevin Li

MUFG Americas
Chief Information Security Officer

Mike Livni

Valley National Bancorp
CISO

Carlos Lyons

CGS
VP, Global Chief Information Security and Compliance Officer

Aditya Malhotra

Ness Digital Engineering
Chief Information Security Officer

Prashanth Mekala

American Family Insurance
Deputy Enterprise CISO

Frank Morisano

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Chief Risk Officer, Americas

Helen Negre

Siemens Mobility
Chief Information Security Officer, Americas

Daniel Nunez

New York City Employees’ Retirement System
Chief Information Security Officer

Michael P. O'Hara

Avon
InfoSec Principal

James O'Shea

Prudential
Cybersecurity Strategy

Keith O'Sullivan

Standard Industries
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Allan Piket

Lord, Abbett & Co
Chief Information Security Officer

Mark Robinson

Coty
Global Director of Information Security

Tim Rohrbaugh

JetBlue Airways
Chief Information Security Officer

Stacey Romanello

Royal Bank of Canada
RISO

Peter Rosario

USI
Chief Information Security Officer

Lauren Dana Rosenblatt

International Flavors & Fragrances
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Raj Sargule

Christie's
Global Head of Information Security

Steve Savard

ICC Industries Inc
Director of Information Technologies

Parthiv Shah

Signature Bank
Chief Information Security Officer, SVP

Patty Smith

Cox Automotive
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Ben Smith

Nuvance Health
CISO

Rishi Tripathi

The Mount Sinai Hospital
Chief Information Security Officer

Almon Tse

Saks Fifth Avenue
Chief Information Security Officer

Joe Tso

Scotiabank
Chief Information Security Officer

Mark Viola

Henry Schein
Vice President & Global Chief Information Security Officer

Steven Wallstedt

Abn Amro Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Ariel Weintraub

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co
Chief Information Security Officer

John Whiting

DDB Worldwide
Global Chief Security Officer

Hongtao Wu

China Merchants Bank
Chief Information Security Officer, New York Branch

Gene Zafrin

RenaissanceRe
Chief Information Security Officer

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

August 17, 2022 | an evening

New York CISO Inner Circle

Tavern on the Green

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

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IN-PERSON

October 12 - 14, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Eaglewood Resort & Spa

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

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IN-PERSON

November, 2022 | 1 day

New York CISO Executive Summit

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

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