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. 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

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

Ryan Boulais

AES Corporation
CISO

Mike Gordon

Lockheed Martin
VP & CISO

Jamie Holcombe

United States Patent & Trademark Office
Chief Information Officer

Kurt John

Siemens USA
Chief Cybersecurity Officer

André Mendes

Department of Commerce
CIO

Shamim Mohammad

CarMax Inc
EVP, Chief Information and Technology Officer

Chris Porter

Fannie Mae
Chief Information Security Officer

Members

Frank Aiello

MAXIMUS
CISO

Richard Archambault

County of Arlington, VA
Chief Security Officer

Ryan Bateman

Sands Capital
CTO

Andy Bonillo

TikTok
Global Head of Threat Management & Incident Response

Michael Castagna

Navient Corp
CISO

Kevin Coyne

U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security
Director for the Office of Technology Evaluation

Scott Daitzman

NVR
Managing Partner - SJD Cyber

Vinit Duggal

Intelsat
CISO

Joe Dyer

ICF
CISO

Massimo Favro

NVR
CISO

Rich Friedberg

Live Oak Bank
CISO

Casey Getz

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

Greg Hall

Department of Justice
CISO - Executive Office for the United States Attorneys

Stacey Halota

Graham Holdings
VP, IS & Privacy

Bill Hill

MITRE
CISO

Anil Katarki

Peraton
CISO & Director Cyber Security Services

Robert Keefer

The Pew Charitable Trusts
Senior Manager, Security Operations

Omar Khawaja

Highmark
VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Amit Khosla

Fannie Mae
Business Information Security Officer

Joe Lee

Arnold & Porter LLP
Firm Director, Information Security & Compliance

Michael Levin

UnitedHealth Group
Vice President of Cyber Defense

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

Bobby Rao

AstraZeneca
Chief Information Security Officer

Jim Rigney

Alion Science and Technology
CISO

Garrett Smiley

Serco Inc
CISO & VP of Information Security

Chris Tignor

Portfolio Recovery Associates
Global CISO

Kyle Waggoner

Perdue Farms
Sr. Director – Chief Information Security Officer

Don Watson

United States Patent & Trademark Office
CISO

Jesse Whaley

Amtrak
VP, CISO

JR Williamson

Leidos
Senior VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Keith Young

Montgomery County
Enterprise Information Security Official

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

September 22, 2022 | 1 hour

Washington, DC CISO Virtual Town Hall

Inspiring Data Curiosity and Confidence

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

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IN-PERSON

October, 2022 | an evening

Washington, DC CISO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

October 12 - 14, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Eaglewood Resort & Spa

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

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