Seattle 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

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
CISO

Sean Murphy

Boeing Employees Credit Union
SVP, CISO

Members

Varsha Agarwal

Prosper
Head of Information Security

Kathy Alexion

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Chief Information Officer, Vice President of IT

Bridget Barnes

OHSU
VP & CIO

Andreas Bohman

University of Washington
Vice President for UW Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Michael Boyd

Qorvo
CISO

Jeff Brausieck

Seattle City Light
CISO

Bob Bruns

Avanade
CIO & CISO

Kelli Burns

Accolade
CISO & VP

Rick Cahoon

Wilbur-Ellis Company
Director Enterprise Security

Jonathan Cannon

UPS
VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Sherry Carpenter

BBSI
CISO

Jerry Cochran

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Deputy CIO, Cybersecurity & Digital Ops

John Criddle

Lithia Motors
Director of Infrastructure & Security

David Cross

Oracle
SVP, 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

Gary Gooden

Seattle Children's
CISO

Ira Ham

MediaAlpha
CISO

Jason Hester

Columbia Bank
Chief Innovation and Information Officer

Ronald Jimerson

Port Of Seattle
CISO

Gary Johnson

State of Oregon
CISO

Andy Kirkland

Starbucks
Chief Information Security Officer

William Lidster, PhD

AAA Washington
Senior Manager of Information Security and Compliance

Wendy Lonergan

The Boeing Co
VP & CIO, Commercial

Will Longman

Blue Origin
Chief Information Security Officer

Adrian Mayers

Premera Blue Cross
VP & CISO

Suresh Namala

Seagen
Executive Director, Security and Compliance

Steve Person

Cambia Health Solutions
Chief Information Security Officer

Dr. Sasi Pillay

Washington State University
VP ITS & CIO

Jeremy Rogers

First Transit
VP, Head of IT Central Services

Greg Smith

City of Seattle
CIO

Jennifer Steinman

Nintendo of America
CIO

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

Patricia Williams

HomeStreet Bank
CISO

Dave Wolf

Washington Federal
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Adam Zoller

Providence
Chief Information Security Officer

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

October 12 - 14, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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

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IN-PERSON

November 16, 2022 | 1 day

Seattle CISO Executive Summit

Grand Hyatt Seattle

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

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IN-PERSON

March, 2023 | an evening

Seattle CISO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

June, 2023 | 1 day

Seattle CISO Executive Summit

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

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IN-PERSON

September, 2023 | an evening

Seattle CISO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

September, 2023 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

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

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