Judges, Speakers and Award Presenters 2023

The ISE® Awards are judged by qualified industry leaders, experts, practitioners, previous ISE® Award nominees, winners and finalists. Our judges represent diverse backgrounds from different industry sectors and are individuals of influence in the information security and technology industries. Judges may also be industry analysts and members of the media. Our presenters represent a diverse cross section of attendees from the private, public, government and academic sectors.

Judges

Vikrant Arora

Vikrant Arora
Chief Information Security Officer
Hospital for Special Surgery
ISE® North America Executive Award Finalist 2014 - Health Care Category
ISE® Northeast Executive of the Year Award Winner 2016
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2016 - Health Care Category

Biography

Xavier Ashe
SVP, Cybersecurity Operations
Truist
Biography

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Chris Coryea
Cyber Security Officer
Large Media Company

Evette Maynard-Noel Dr. Evette Maynard-Noel
Associate Chief Information Officer
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Biography

Speakers

Xavier Ashe
SVP, Cybersecurity Operations
Truist
Biography

Rich Baich

Rich Baich
Chief Information Security Officer & Director of the Office of Cybersecurity
Central Intelligence Agency
ISE® Georgia Executive Award Winner 2004
Biography

Walid Barakat Walid Barakat
Senior Vice President - Governance, Risk and Compliance
Global Payments
Biography
Carlos Beceiro Carlos Beceiro
Senior Director Security Architecture
Carnival Corporation
Biography
Joe Bennett

Joe Bennett
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Adient
Biography

Guy Bridgeman Guy Bridgeman
Senior Director, Cloud Solutions
Maximus
Biography
Jenn deBerge Jenn deBerge
Communications Director
Mastercard
Biography
John Dyce John Dyce
Senior Manager, Cybersecurity Risk Solutions
VS&Co
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Daniel Goldenberg
Director of Information Security
Plymouth Rock Assurance
Biography

Suprotik

Suprotik "Supro" Ghose
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer
EagleBank
Biography

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DJ Goldsworthy
Vice President of Security Operations & Threat Management
Aflac
Biography

Anthony Gonzalez Anthony Gonzalez
VP, CISO North America
QBE North America
Biography
Kevin Gowen Kevin Gowen
Chief Information Security Officer
Synovus Financial Corporation
ISE® East Executive Award Winner 2022
Biography
Jack Leidecker Jack Leidecker
Chief Information Security Officer
Gong.io
Biography
Manikin_Stoddard

Stoddard Manikin
VP, CISO
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Biography

Kevin Morrison

Kevin Morrison
VP, Chief Information Security Officer
Driven Brands
ISE® Southeast People’s Choice Award Winner 2015
Biography

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David Nolan
Vice President, Enterprise Risk & CISO
Aaron's
ISE® East Executive Award Finalist 2023
ISE® East People's Choice Award Winner 2023

Biography

Georgie Pender-Bey Georgie Pender-Bey
Manager of Network Security, Global Information Security
Aegon
Biography
Jon Powers Jon Powers
Sr. Manager, Security Architecture
Maximus
Biography
Steve Pugh

Steve Pugh
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
ICE
Biography

Tim Taylor Tim Taylor
Vice President, Security Education and Awareness
Mastercard
Biography
Kenneth Viciana

Kenneth Viciana
VP, Global Data & Analytics Products
TSYS
Biography

Zhen Wong Zhen Wong
Senior Director of Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Regeneron
Biography

Masters of Ceremonies

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President
T.E.N.
Biography

Kevin McKenzie

Dr. Kevin McKenzie
Former SVP of Information Technology & Enterprise CISO
Dollar Tree Inc., Family Dollar Inc.
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Winner 2013
ISE® North America Academic Executive Award Winner 2013

Biography