Washington, DC CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Washington, DC 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

Washington, DC CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

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Sam Abbate

Northrop Grumman
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

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Jim Connelly

Lockheed Martin
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

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Mike Gordon

Lockheed Martin
VP & CISO

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André Mendes

Department of Commerce
CIO

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Shamim Mohammad

CarMax Inc
SVP & CIO

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Chris Porter

Fannie Mae
CISO

Members

Alissa Abdullah

Mastercard
Deputy Chief Security Officer, SVP of Cybersecurity Technology

Frank Aiello

MAXIMUS
CISO

Richard Archambault

County of Arlington, VA
Division Chief: Information Security, Privacy, and Regulatory Affairs

Andy Bonillo

Ciena
VP & CISO

Ryan Boulais

AES Corporation
CISO

Amy Butler

Hogan Lovells
CISO

Michael Castagna

Navient Corp
CISO

Shaun Cavanaugh

Department of the Interior - National Park Service
CISO

Katie Clare

Paul Hastings
CISO

Trish Collins Weedon

Discovery
SVP and Global Chief Information Security Officer

Scott Daitzman

NVR
Chief Information Security Officer

Darren Death

ASRC Federal Holding Co
Vice President, Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer

Jeremy Dold

Liberty Mutual
Business Information Security Officer

Vinit Duggal

Intelsat
CISO

Joe Dyer

ICF
CISO

Rich Friedberg

Blackbaud
Chief Security Officer

Casey Getz

Rolls-Royce North America
Head of Cyber Strategy and Enterprise Architecture

Suzanne Hall

Couche-Tard
Global CISO & VP Technology

Stacey Halota

Graham Holdings
VP, IS & Privacy

Bill Hill

MITRE
CISO

Kurt John

Siemens USA
Chief Cybersecurity Officer

Anil Katarki

Perspecta
CISO & Director Cyber Security Services

Amit Khosla

US Bank
Business Information Security Officer

Joe Lee

Arnold & Porter LLP
Firm Director, Information Security & Compliance

Rodrigo Loureiro

Laureate Education
CISO

Vikas Mahajan

American Red Cross
VP & CISO

Randy Marchany

Virginia Tech
CISO

Izhar Mujaddidi

Beacon Health Options
VP, CISO

Tunde Oni-Daniel

OneMain Financial
Vice President, SMD & Head of Security Architecture, Engineering & Operations

Jimmie Owens

DXC Technology Company
CISO

Jay Panchal

International Monetary Fund
CISO

Bobby Rao

AstraZeneca
Chief Information Security Officer

Jim Rigney

Alion Science and Technology
CISO

Garrett Smiley

Serco Inc
CISO & VP of Information Security

Gabriela Smith-Sherman

Export-Import Bank of the United States
CISO

Don Watson

United States Patent & Trademark Office
CISO

Jesse Whaley

Amtrak
AVP, CISO

JR Williamson

Leidos
SVP & CISO

Keith Young

Montgomery County
Enterprise Information Security Official

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

February 24, 2021

Washington, DC 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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