San Francisco CISO Virtual Executive Summit

May 4, 2021 | 8:00am - 3:00pm PDT

May 4, 2021 | 8:00am - 3:00pm PDT


Collaborate with your peers

Come together with your peers virtually to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the San Francisco CISO Virtual Executive Summit.

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

Accelerating security to match the pace of digital business initiatives

Managing the risk created from a landscape of new core technologies

Achieving sustainability for the CISO role without compromising outcomes


Yassir Abousselham


Krishnan Chellakarai

Gilead Sciences
Head of Information Security & Data Privacy (CISO)

Al Ghous

Envision Digital

Jeff Trudeau



May 4, 2021

8:15am - 8:30am PDT Opening Comments

Virtual Executive Summit Kickoff

Join us for a quick welcome and kickoff.

8:30am - 9:30am PDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

Securing the Sprawling Endpoint

The global health pandemic has forced CISOs into a new era of evolving challenges. With fully remote workforces and assets continuously moving to the cloud, securing endpoint protection has never been more critical. So how are CISOs deploying next-generation endpoint protection to solve these obstacles?

Join this interactive session to discuss:

  • Securing critical applications even in a state of compromise
  • Tactics for monitoring a sprawling attack surface
  • Leveraging new technologies to quantify threats

8:30am - 9:30am PDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

Fostering Innovation in the World of Risk Aversion

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Julian Waits

General Manager Cyber Business Unit


In cybersecurity, the goal is to minimize risk. However, adversaries are agile in their efforts to subvert security measures and innovation is required to keep pace with the evolving threat landscape. What must CISOs do to run an efficient SOC while still mitigating risk?

Join this this session to discuss:

  • The biggest risks in cyber today
  • Attacks that have resulted in reactive or proactive changes
  • Strategies to drive innovation in your program

9:30am - 10:15am PDT Virtual Summit Keynote

Keynote Session

 Keynote details coming soon!

10:15am - 10:30am PDT Break

10:30am - 11:30am PDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

Virtual Boardroom hosted by Duo Security

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Wolf Goerlich

Advisory CISO

Duo Security


10:30am - 11:30am PDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

Virtual Boardroom hosted by BigID

Session details coming soon

11:30am - 12:15pm PDT Virtual Summit Keynote

Building Better Relationships With Your Board

 Keynote details coming soon!

12:15pm - 12:30pm PDT Break

1:30pm - 2:00pm PDT Networking Break

2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT Virtual Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer Meetings

Meet virtually for in-depth conversations with your colleagues


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San Francisco CISO Program Manager

For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program contact.

Greg Winterrowd

Senior Program Manager