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. Accelerating security to match the pace of digital business initiatives
  2. Managing the risk created from a landscape of new core technologies
  3. Achieving sustainability for the CISO role without compromising outcomes

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

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
CIO

Anja Canfield-Budde

University of Washington
Associate Vice President, Information Management

Darren Challey

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

Chuck Markarian

PACCAR
Chief Information Security Officer

Sean Murphy

BECU
SVP, CISO

James Weaver

State of Washington
CIO

Members

Michael Boyd

Qorvo
CISO

Vinod Brahmapuram

State of Washington
State CISO

Jeff Brausieck

Seattle City Light
Cyber Security Program Manager / Strategic Advisor

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

Dave Estlick

Chipotle Mexican Grill
Chief Information Security Officer

Ryan Fusselman

Nike
Chief Information Security Officer

Jim Gibson

Weyerhaeuser
Director, IT Security

Gary Gooden

Seattle Children's
CISO

Ira Ham

Orora
VP, CISO

Jason Hester

Columbia Bank
Chief Innovation and Information Officer

Ronald Jimerson

Port Of Seattle
CISO

Gary Johnson

State of Oregon
CISO

Rich Kellen

Wind River Systems
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Andrew Kirkland

Starbucks
Chief Information Security Officer

Ryan Knisley

Costco Wholesale
Chief Information Security Officer

Steve Kolombaris

Sotheby's
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 Airlines
Chief Information Security Officer

Jessica Odom

Lewis & Clark College
Information Security Officer

Steve Person

Cambia Health Solutions
CISO

Christa Stout

Portland Trail Blazers
SVP Innovation and Technology

JR Tietsort

Darktrace
CISO

Irwan Tjan

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

Dennis Tomlin

Multnomah County, OR
CISO

Virginia Tomlinson

Central Washington University
Assc VP of Info Services & Security/CIO

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 Programs


In-person Programs

November 16, 2021

2021 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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December 14, 2021

2021 Seattle CISO Inner Circle

Columbia Tower Club

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

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Your Community Partners


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