Seattle CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Seattle 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. Strategies for a risk-aligned, resilient organization
  2. Developing and investing in the security workforce of tomorrow
  3. Creating business value and supporting agile business operations

Seattle CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Brian Abrahamson headshot

Brian Abrahamson

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
CIO

Anja Canfield-Budde headshot

Anja Canfield-Budde

University of Washington
Associate Vice President, Information Management

Darren Challey headshot

Darren Challey

Amazon
Director - Director Security Operations and Technology (SOT) / Global Security Operations (GSO)

Chuck Markarian headshot

Chuck Markarian

PACCAR
Chief Information Security Officer

Sean Murphy headshot

Sean Murphy

BECU
SVP, CISO

James Weaver headshot

James Weaver

State of Washington
CIO

Members

Trey Blalock

Coinstar
CISO

Vinod Brahmapuram

State of Washington
State CISO

Jeff Brausieck

Seattle City Light
CISO

Bob Bruns

Avanade
CIO & CISO

Kelli Burns

Symetra
VP & CISO

Jonathan Cannon

UPS
VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Jerry Cochran

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
CISO

John Criddle

Lithia Motors
Director of Infrastructure & Security

Andrew Cushman

City of Seattle
CISO

Chris Dalton

Weyerhaeuser
Chief Information Security Officer

Ben De Bont

ServiceNow
CISO

Alex Di Giacomo

Sound Transit
CISO

Julie Ellis

The Walt Disney Company
VP, Information Security Architecture

Ryan Fusselman

Nike
Chief Information Security Officer

Jim Gibson

Weyerhaeuser
Director, IT Security

Gary Gooden

Seattle Children's
CISO

Ronald Jimerson

Port Of Seattle
CISO

Jesper Johansson

Robinhood
Head of Tech Risk

Gary Johnson

State of Oregon
CISO

Rich Kellen

Qorvo
Chief Information Security Officer & Head of IT Infrastructure

Jim Kelly

Samaritan Health Services
Information Security Officer

Andrew Kirkland

Starbucks
Chief Information Security Officer

Jason Lee

Zoom Video Communications
CISO

William Lidster, PhD

AAA Washington
Senior Manager of Information Security and Compliance

Will Longman

Blue Origin
Chief Information Security Officer

Adrian Mayers

Premera Blue Cross
VP & CISO

Kevin Morrison

Alaska
Chief Information Security Officer

Brennan O'Brien

Columbia
Director of Information Security

Jessica Odom

Lewis & Clark College
Information Security Officer

Steve Person

Cambia Health Solutions
CISO

Morgan Spriggs

Daimler Trucks North America
Information Security Officer (CISO)

Irwan Tjan

Nordstrom
Chief Information Security Officer & SVP Technology of Infrastructure and Security Services

Dennis Tomlin

Multnomah County, OR
CISO

Keith Tresh

State of Idaho
CISO

Brett Wahlin

Amazon
CISO, Amazon Prime Video

Patricia Williams

HomeStreet Bank
CISO

Dave Wolf

Washington Federal
VP & CISO

Adam Zoller

Providence
Chief Information Security Officer

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

December 17, 2020

Seattle CISO Virtual Town Hall

Looking to the Future – Lessons Learned from 2020

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

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February 9, 2021

Seattle CISO Virtual Town Hall

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

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March 10, 2021

Global CISO Virtual Town Hall

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

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June 22, 2021

Global CISO Virtual Town Hall

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

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