San Francisco CISO Community

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Join a powerful network of C-level 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 best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

San Francisco CISO Governing Body


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

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Yassir Abousselham

UiPath
SVP, CISO

Selim Aissi

HealthEquity
EVP and CSO

Sujeet Bambawale

7-Eleven
VP, CISO

Krishnan Chellakarai

Gilead Sciences
CISO, Head of Information Security & Data Privacy

Devin Ertel

Menlo Security
Chief Information Security Officer

Al Ghous

Snapdocs
CISO

Leda Muller

Stanford University
Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer

Kannan Perumal

Applied Materials
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Jeff Trudeau

Chime
VP, CIO & CSO

Governing Body Members

Colin Anderson

Dayforce
SVP, CISO

Mahesh Ayyala

Hidden Road
CISO, CTO & CIO

Deepali Bhoite

Anaplan
Cybersecurity Advisor, Former CISO

Eddie Borrero

Blue Shield of California
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Greg Bown

Napa County, CA
CISO

Jenee Byrd

Ultragenyx
Senior Director Information Security - Head of Cybersecurity

Jonathan Chan

EpiSource
Head of Global IT & Security

Ajay Chandramouly

Oracle
Director, Cloud Data Platform Governance and Security

Brent Conran

Intel
CVP Chief Information Security Officer GM Infrastructure

Gary Coverdale

County of Santa Barbara, CA
CISO

Pallavi Damle

Netgear
Vice President – Head of Enterprise Cybersecurity

Deepen Desai

Zscaler
Global CISO

Janet Ge

Grail
Head of Security

Bryan Green

Andreessen Horowitz
CISO

Ramy Houssaini

BNP Paribas
Chief Digital Trust Officer

Brad Jones

Snowflake
CISO

Prakash Kalaiah

Enphase Energy
Head of Security

Prabhath Karanth

Greenlight Capital
Chief Security & Trust Officer

Jeff Klaben

VeloDyne
VP of IT

Jeremiah Kung

AppLovin
CISO

Ody Lupescu

Ethos Group
VP of Security/CISO

Michael McAlpen

8x8
Head of Global Security, Compliance and Fraud

Jeff McDonald

Vituity
SVP, Head of InfoSec

Pronay Mukherjee

Levi Strauss & Co.
Global Business Information Security Officer

Sekhar Nagasundaram

Elevance Health
Global Head of Cyber Defense and Threat Management and SVP Technology - Cybersecurity

Sunny Nain

Credit Karma
Vice President, Security [Security, User Identity, Trust & Safety] | CSO

Kevin Neely

Pure Storage
Director of Corporate Security

Austin O'Flynn

CommonSpirit Health
Legal leader for Cybersec. & Tech. Innovation

Sean Oldham

Broadcom
Chief Information Security Officer

Anurana Saluja

Sutherland
Vice President - Global Head of Information Security, Privacy & Business Continuity

Chirag Shah

Model N
Information Security Officer & DPO

Kevin Song

WeWork
Interim Chief Information Security Officer and Sr. Director of Enterprise Security

David Tugwell

Agilent Technologies
AVP/CISO

Friedrich Wetschnig

Flex
Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer

Elwin Wong

Ross Stores
VP & CISO


Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs today.

  1. Improve and Achieve Operational Resilience
  2. Enable AI's Potential through Trust, Risk and Security Management
  3. Create Alignment with the Enterprise to Unlock True Value

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

June 25, 2024 | 1 day

San Francisco CISO Executive Summit

Grand Hyatt at SFO

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

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VIRTUAL

July 24, 2024 | 1 hour

San Francisco CISO Town Hall

Securing the Future of Work — Challenges and Strategies for the Hybrid Landscape

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

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IN-PERSON

August 22, 2024 | an evening

San Francisco CISO Inner Circle

Domenico Winery

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

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IN-PERSON

November 20, 2024 | 1 day

San Francisco CISO Executive Summit

Grand Hyatt at SFO

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

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