Ohio CISO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Ohio 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

Ohio CISO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Ohio 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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Michael Erickson

Baptist Health

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Kiran Govindaraju

Ohio National Financial Services
Actuarial Illustrations

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Lisa Heckler

Chief Information Security Officer

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Phani Konduru

Chief Enterprise Architect & VP, Technology Advancement

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Talvis Love

Cardinal Health
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer (Pharmaceutical Segment)

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Deval Motka

Quicken Loans
VP Data Intelligence/Analytics Empowerment

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Robert Schuetter

Chief Information Security Officer

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Marc Varner

YUM! Brands
Corporate VP & Global Chief Information Security Officer

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Nelson Vincent

University of Cincinnati
Vice President & Chief Information Officer (Info Technology)


Andrew Albrecht

DSW Inc.

Greg Allender

Chief Information Security Officer

Don Boian

Cybersecurity Outreach Director

Robert Boutell

Alliance Data
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Mark Carney

State Auto Insurance Companies
Information Security Leader

Lori Clarke

Director, Information Security

Dave Criminski

AVP, Information Security

Shannon Culp

Director, Security Governance

Thomas Dager

Chief Information Security Officer

Tom Enneking

Mount Carmel
Regional Information Security Officer

Adool Ferguson

Mgr., Global Cybersecurity (CISO)

Kostas Georgakopoulos

Procter & Gamble
Chief Information Security Officer

Chris Hart

First Financial Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Jigar Kadakia

Partners Healthcare System Inc

James Kelley

Big Lots
Director, Information Security

Mike Kelley

Chief Information Security Officer

Jason Kinder

Leonardo DRS
Director, Corp Security - Cyber Security & SOC Ops

Matt King

VP of Global IT Security, CISO

Craig Kobren

The Christ Hospital
Chief Information Security Officer

Amy Lett

SCOTTS Miracle-Gro
Chief Information Security Officer

William McCaster

Ohio National Financial Services
Second VP, & Information Security & Risk Officer

Chris McFarland

Abercrombie & Fitch
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Brian Minick

Fifth Third Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Jack Nichelson

Medical Mutual of Ohio
Director, IT Infrastructure & Engineering

Elias Oxendine IV

Global Director, IT Security

Helen Patton

The Ohio State University
Chief Information Security Officer

Gregory Peebles

St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Information Security Manager

Greg Press

Munich Reinsurance America
VP IT Americas Security Manager

Rick Rauh

Director IT Governance

Eric Ridder

GE Aviation
Director of Cyber Security

John Rogers

American Financial Group

Mark Sandler

Tempur Sealy

Michael Spaulding

Director of Cyber Security Operations

Mathews Thomas

AVP, IT Risk Mgmt.

Paul Townley

Owens Corning
Director, Information Security

Andrew Turner

FIS Global
Chief Security Officer

Jessica Walpole

Lincoln Electric
Vice President, Global IT Security Operations

Bryan Willett


Upcoming programs

September 2020

2020 Ohio CISO Inner Circle Q3

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

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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 Ohio CISO Executive Summit Q4

Hyatt Regency Columbus

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

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