Pittsburgh 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

Pittsburgh CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Bill Balint

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
CIO

Steven Bugajski

US Steel
VP & Chief Information Officer

Francois Estellon

Matthews International
Executive Vice President - Global Operations and Chief Technology Officer

Bill Fortwangler

Dollar Bank
CIO

Susan Koski

PNC
CISO, Head of Security and Enterprise Response

Matt Putila

Highmark Wholecare
VP, Information Technology & CTO

George Rosato

CONSOL Energy
Director, IT

Members

Mark Caplan

84 Lumber Company
VP Infrastructure, Operations, Security & Risk

Jim Cebula

Citizens Financial Group
Senior VP, Cyber Security

Dave Coughanour

Ansys
VP of Cybersecurity

Thomas Dugas

Duquesne University
AVP & CISO

Trebor Z. Evans

Dollar Bank
Sr. VP and Chief Information Security Officer

Jonathan Hale

Veolia North America
Chief Information Security Officer and Data Protection Officer

Henry Jiang

PNC
VP - Business Information Security Officer

Jim Mahony

Robert Morris University
CISO

Colleen McMahon

Viatris
CISO

Michael Noble

Alcoa
Chief Information Security Officer

Julie Ray

US Steel
Chief Information Security Officer

Doug Salah

DLC
Sr. Manager, Cyber Capabilities

John Shaffer

CONSOL Energy
Cyber Security Manager

Ryan Shaw

Argo AI
CISO

Michael Simmons

Dick's Sporting Goods
VP & CISO

Eris Symms

Arconic
Chief Information Security Officer

Paul Turcotte

GNC
VP, CISO

Kevin Varley

II-VI Inc
Director IT Security and Compliance

Jessica Walpole

Fortress
CTO

Justin Zimmerman

Giant Eagle
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Peter Zwieryznski

Koppers Holdings
Director of Information Security

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

October 6, 2022 | 1 hour

Pittsburgh CISO Virtual Town Hall

Inspiring Data Curiosity and Confidence

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

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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

May, 2023 | 1 day

Pittsburgh CISO Executive Summit

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

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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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