San Francisco 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

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.

Co-Chairs

Yassir Abousselham

UiPath
SVP, CISO

Selim Aissi

ICE Mortgage Technology
CISO

Krishnan Chellakarai

Gilead Sciences
CISO, Head of Information Security & Data Privacy

Cassie Crossley

Schneider Electric
VP, Deputy Product Security Officer

Devin Ertel

Menlo Security
Chief Information Security Officer

Al Ghous

Snapdocs
CISO

Jeff Trudeau

Chime
CISO

Members

Colin Anderson

Ceridian
SVP, CISO

Mahesh Ayyala

Hidden Road Inc
CISO

Sujeet Bambawale

7-Eleven
VP, CISO

Greg Bown

Napa County, CA
CISO

Glen Carson

California Natural Resources Agency
CISO

Ajay Chandramouly

Oracle
Chief Security Officer

Gene Chen

Chameleon Systems
CISO

Gary Coverdale

Mono County
CISO

Pallavi Damle

Netgear
Vice President – Head of Enterprise Cybersecurity

Floyd Fernandes

Credit Karma
CSO

Marzena Fuller

Cisco Systems
CISO, Security Business Group

Janet Ge

Veho
VP Security & IT, CISO

Roger Hale

agora.io
CSO

Chris Jacquet

Hertz Global
SVP & CISO

Brad Jones

Seagate Technology
CISO, VP of Information Security

Tolgay Kizilelma

University of California - Merced
CISO

Jeff Klaben

VeloDyne
VP of IT

Albert Lam

California Victim Compensation Board
Information Security Officer, IT Manager

Ody Lupescu

Ethos Group
VP of Security/CISO

Clint Maples

Robert Half International
CISO

Michael McAlpen

8x8
Head of Global Security, Compliance and Fraud

Lucia Milica

Proofpoint
Global Resident CISO

Leda Muller

Stanford University
CISO/Assistant Director of Support Services

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

Harry O’Laughlin

State of California - California Courts
CISO

Max Palumbo

Intuitive Surgical
Head of Information Security

Kannan Perumal

Applied Materials
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Joe Sagona

Beachbody
Senior Vice President, Security

David Tugwell

Agilent Technologies
Senior Director, Information Security/CISO

Guy Turner

VSP Global
CISO

Mark Van Divner

First Republic Bank
CISO

Friedrich Wetschnig

Flex
Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer

Mike Wolfe

Blue Shield of California
vCISO, Chief Security Architect

Elwin Wong

Ross Stores
VP & CISO

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

December 7, 2022 | 1 day

San Francisco CISO Executive Summit

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

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

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IN-PERSON

February, 2023 | an evening

San Francisco CISO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

May, 2023 | 1 day

San Francisco CISO Executive Summit

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

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IN-PERSON

August, 2023 | an evening

San Francisco CISO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

September 11 - 13, 2023 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Nashville

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

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IN-PERSON

November, 2023 | 1 day

San Francisco CISO Executive Summit

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

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