ISE® East Summit and Awards
May 12, 2022
Intercontinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta, GA

The ISE® East Awards recognize the information security executives and their teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy, and network security. The ISE® East Awards are held in conjunction with a one-day Executive Forum which includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies, and hot topic panel discussions. The one-day program offers the opportunity to meet with peers and leading IT executives to discuss and share insights into today's issues and solutions.

ISE® East Executive Award Winner 2022

Kevin Gowen Kevin Gowen
Chief Information Security Officer
Synovus Financial Corporation

ISE® East Project Award Winner 2022

Victoria's Secret and Co
Victoria's Incident Response
Executive Sponsor: Jeff Sauer, Senior Manager, Cybersecurity Incident Response and Operations
Project Team: Reliaquest (Managed Service Provider), Josh VanAusdale (Senior Analyst), Julie Gregory (Senior Analyst), Erik Andresen (Lead Analyst), Nick Kraffert (Lead Analyst), Justin Lute (Analyst 3), Raymond Akoson Akotarh (Analyst 3), Brad Mead (Analyst 2), Jenn Ratliff (Analyst 2), Cassie Watkins (Analyst 2 ), Ava Heidorn (Analyst 1)

ISE® East People's Choice Award Winner 2022

Ken Foster Ken Foster
VP of IT Governance, Risk and Compliance

ISE® East Executive Award Finalists 2022

Mike Fair Mike Fair
AVP, Cybersecurity Operations
Stephen Lopez Stephen Lopez
Senior Director of Information Security
Association of American Medical Colleges
Dr. Yonesy F. Nunez

Dr. Yonesy F. Núñez
Chief Information Security Officer
Jack Henry & Associates

ISE® East Project Award Finalists 2022

Fairfax County Virginia
Zero Trust Secure Remote Access
Executive Sponsor: Michael Dent, Chief Information Security Officer
Project Team: Michael Dent (CISO), Jeffrey Porter (DIT Program Director), Mike Palacios (IT Networks Program Director), Dave Sudduth (Sr. Information Security Analyst), Charlie Gore (IT Security Program Director), Eric Knight (Sr. Information Security Analyst), Edgardo Negron (Sr. Information Security Analyst), Francis Bustamante (Sr. Network Security Engineer), John Rudolf (Sr. Systems Engineer & Project Manager), Yuri Varzari (Sr. Network Engineer)

Jack Henry
Modern Endpoint Detection and Response
Executive Sponsor: Yonesy Núñez, Corporate Information Security Officer, Global Security Officer
Project Team: Ryan Dasso (Senior Information Security Engineer), Curtis Conatser (Advanced Information Security Engineer), Paul King (Advisory Cyber Security Engineer), Andrew Lamb (Senior Cyber Security Engineer), Ian Cox (Cyber Security Engineer), Ryan Alves (Advanced Cyber Security Engineer), Josh Meadows (Senior Cyber Security Engineer), Justin Austin (Manager of Cyber Security Operations), Chris Dillard (Senior Manager of Endpoint Security), Keith Schoenefeld (Head of Cyber Security Fusion Center), Matt Whisman (Head of Security Engineering and Identity Management)

Victoria's Secret and Co
Victoria's Secret & Co. Identity and Access Management Separation
Executive Sponsor: JB Craft, Senior Manager, Cybersecurity Technology Operations and Identity and Access Management
Project Team: JB Craft (Senior Manager), PWC (Consulting Firm), Dave Schott (PMP, Contract Project Manager, Kforce), Joe Blanton (Senior Security Engineer), Melanie Backus (Senior Security Analyst), Chris Birnbrich (Lead Engineer), Justin Kuhn (Engineer 1), Corey Place (Engineer 2), Tyrell Jackson (Engineer 1)