ISE® North America Executive Nominees 2018

These nominees have demonstrated outstanding leadership and exemplary achievement in the areas of information security, risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and network security. They have proven their ability to develop innovative security strategies and solutions to meet business challenges in their organizations and the industry. Congratulations to the ISE® North America Award Nominees!

Academic/Public Sector Category

Medha Bhalodkar

Medha Bhalodkar
AVP & CISO
Columbia University/Information Technology
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2015 - Academic/Public Sector Category
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2016 - Academic/Public Sector Category
ISE® Northeast Executive Award Finalist 2018

Biography

Rizwan Jan

Rizwan Jan
CIO & CISO
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Biography

Knight_Wes

Wes Knight
CISO
Georgia Department of Revenue
ISE® Southeast People's Choice Award Winner 2018
Biography

Helen Patton

Helen Patton
CISO
The Ohio State University
Biography

Commercial Category

Andrea Abell

Andrea Abell
CISO
NBCUniversal Media
Biography

Noopur Davis

Noopur Davis
SVP, Chief Product & Information Security Officer
Comcast
ISE® Northeast Executive of the Year Award Winner 2018
Biography

Eppinger_Gary Gary Eppinger
Global VP, CISO and Privacy Officer
Carnival Corporation
Biography
Melody Hildebrandt

Melody Hildebrandt
Global Chief Information Security Officer
21st Century Fox
Biography

John Kirkwood

John Kirkwood
Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Security Officer
Albertsons Companies, Inc.
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2018
Biography

Lindahl_Pietr

Pietr Lindahl
Sr. Director, Cyber Strategy, Architecture, Engineering, & Integration
Philips
Biography

Ariel Litvin

Ariel Litvin
CISO
First Quality Enterprises

Tomás Maldonado
CISO
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Biography

Chuck Markarian

Chuck Markarian
CISO
PACCAR
ISE® West Executive of the Year Award Winner 2018
ISE® West People's Choice Award Winner 2018

Biography

McBee_Scott

Scott McBee
Information Security Executive (CISO)
Darden Restaurants
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Winner 2018
Biography

Jerry Scott

Jerry Scott
Global SOC Director
Schenker, Inc.
Biography

Bob Varnadoe

Bob Varnadoe
Chief Information Security Officer
NCR
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Finalist 2018
Biography

Financial Services Category

Clayton Chandler

Clayton Chandler
Global Head of Cyber Security
Credit Suisse
Biography

Marc Crudgington

Marc Crudgington
CISO, SVP Information Security
Woodforest National Bank
Biography

Steve Kozman

Steve Kozman
SVP, Identity Access Management and Security Services
AIG
ISE® Northeast People's Choice Award Winner 2018
Biography

James Quadarella

James Quadarella
Managing Director, Head of Cybersecurity Operating Office
MUFG Union Bank N.A.
ISE® Northeast Executive Award Finalist 2018
Biography

Parthiv Shah

Parthiv Shah
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer
Signature Bank
Biography

Billy Spears

Billy Spears
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer
loanDepot
Biography

Jason Witty

Jason Witty
EVP & Chief Information Security Officer
U.S. Bancorp
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2014
ISE® North America People's Choice Award Winner 2014
ISE® North America Executive: Financial Award Finalist 2017
ISE® Central Executive of the Year Award Winner 2018
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2018

Biography

Health Care Category

Terri Cetera

Terri Cetera
Sr. Director IT Security
Quest Diagnostics
Biography

Nicole Darden Ford

Nicole Darden Ford
Vice President, IT – Global Information Security & Chief Information Security Officer
Baxter International
ISE® Central Executive Award Finalist 2018
Biography

Fred Kwong

Fred Kwong
Director, Information Security (CISO)
Delta Dental Plans Association
Biography

Lieber_Kurt

Kurt Lieber
Vice President, CISO, Global Security Aetna Core
Aetna
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2018
Biography

Scott Pettigrew

Scott Pettigrew
VP, Chief Security Officer
HMS
Irving, TX
ISE® Central Executive Award Finalist 2014
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2014
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2015
ISE® Central Executive Award Winner Finalist 2015
ISE® Central Executive of the Year Award Winner 2016
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2016
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2016
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2017

Biography

Stanton_Scott

Scott Stanton
Sr. Manager Infrastructure Security
Halyard Health
Biography

Alden Sutherland

Alden Sutherland
Chief Information Security Officer
AmerisourceBergen
ISE® Northeast Executive Award Finalist 2018
Biography