Washington, DC 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

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

Kurt John

Expedia Group
Global Chief Security 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

Andres Andreu

2U
Chief Information Security Officer

Richard Archambault

County of Arlington, VA
Chief Security Officer

Christopher Ashby

Fresenius Medical Care
Head of Cybersecurity Innovation & Engineering

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, Office of Technology Evaluation

Scott Daitzman

Trustworthy Accountability Group
vCISO/Managing Partner, SJDCyber

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 Engineering

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

Fresenius Medical Care
Global CISO

Jim Rigney

Rolls-Royce
Chief Digital & Information Officer

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


IN-PERSON

February 7, 2023 | an evening

Washington, DC CISO Inner Circle

Clyde's at Gallery Place

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

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IN-PERSON

May, 2023 | 1 day

Washington, DC CISO Executive Summit

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

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IN-PERSON

August, 2023 | 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

September 11 - 13, 2023 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Nashville

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

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IN-PERSON

November, 2023 | 1 day

Washington, DC CISO Executive Summit

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

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