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. 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

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.

Co-Chairs

Michael Erickson

Baptist Health
CISO

Kiran Govindaraju

Ohio National Financial Services
SVP, IT & Actuarial Science

Lisa Heckler

CareSource
Chief Information Security Officer

Phani Konduru

Humana
Chief Enterprise Architect & VP, Technology Advancement

Talvis Love

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

Deval Motka

Quicken Loans
VP Data Intelligence/Analytics Empowerment

Robert Schuetter

Ashland
Chief Information Security Officer

Marc Varner

YUM! Brands
Corporate VP & Global Chief Information Security Officer

Nelson Vincent

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

Members

Andrew Albrecht

DSW Inc.
CISO

Greg Allender

TriHealth
Chief Information Security Officer

Don Boian

Huntington
Cybersecurity Outreach Director

Robert Boutell

Alliance Data
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Mark Carney

State Auto Insurance Companies
Information Security Leader

Lori Clarke

DJJ
Director, Information Security

Dave Criminski

Lbrands
AVP, Information Security

Shannon Culp

ADM
Director, Security Governance

Thomas Dager

ADM
Chief Information Security Officer

Tom Enneking

Mount Carmel
Regional Information Security Officer

Adool Ferguson

Greif
Mgr., Global Cybersecurity (CISO)

Kostas Georgakopoulos

Procter & Gamble
Chief Information Security Officer

Chris Hart

First Financial Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Jigar Kadakia

Mass General Brigham
CISO/CPO

James Kelley

Big Lots
Director, Information Security

Mike Kelley

Scripps
Chief Information Security Officer

Jason Kinder

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

Matt King

Belcan
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
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Chris McFarland

Abercrombie & Fitch
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Brian Minick

Fifth Third Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Elias Oxendine IV

YUM! Brands
Director, IT Governance Risk and Compliance

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

Eric Ridder

GE Aviation
Director of Cyber Security

Mark Sandler

Tempur Sealy
CISO

Michael Spaulding

Vertiv
Director of Cyber Security Operations

Mathews Thomas

Nationwide
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

Lexmark
CISO

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

February 24, 2021

Ohio CISO Virtual Town Hall

CIO & CISO Vision for Strategy & Leadership

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

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March 10, 2021

Global CISO Virtual Town Hall

The Need for Speed – Increasing Efficiency in the Global SOC

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

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April 21, 2021

Ohio CISO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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June 22, 2021

Global CISO Virtual Town Hall

Global CISO Virtual Town Hall

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

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August 10, 2021

Ohio CISO Virtual Boardroom

Ohio CISO Virtual Boardroom

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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