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
CISO, Amazon Fulfillment & Operations

Chuck Markarian headshot

Chuck Markarian

PACCAR
CISO

Sean Murphy headshot

Sean Murphy

BECU
SVP, CISO

James Weaver headshot

James Weaver

State of Washington
CIO

Members

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

Alex Di Giacomo

Sound Transit
CISO

Julie Ellis

The Walt Disney Company
VP, Information Security Architecture

Ryan Fusselman

Nike
CISO

Jim Gibson

Weyerhaeuser
Director, IT Security

Gary Gooden

Seattle Children's
CISO

Ronald Jimerson

Port Of Seattle
CISO

Gary Johnson

State of Oregon
CISO

Rich Kellen

Qorvo
CISO

Jim Kelly

Samaritan Health Services
Information Security Officer

Andrew Kirkland

Starbucks
Chief Information Security Officer

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 Air
Chief Information Security Officer

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
CISO

Dennis Tomlin

Multnomah County, OR
CISO

Brett Wahlin

Amazon
CISO, Amazon Prime Video

Patricia Williams

HomeStreet Bank
CISO

Dave Wolf

Washington Federal
VP & CISO

Adam Zoller

Providence St. Joseph Health
Chief Information Security Officer

Upcoming programs


September 2020

2020 Seattle CISO Inner Circle

Ascend Prime

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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September 21, 2020

2020 Global CISO Executive Summit

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

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

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November 2020

2020 Seattle CISO Executive Summit Q4

Grand Hyatt Seattle

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

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