ISE® North America 2018 Judges, Speakers and Presenters

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

Joe Bennett

Joe Bennett
VP & CISO
Hertz Corporation
Biography

Paul Huesken

Paul Huesken
Chief Information Assurance Officer
The Coca-Cola Company
ISE® Southeast & ISE® North America Judge
Biography

Craig  Froelich

Joey Johnson
CISO
Premise Health
ISE® Southeast Executive of the Year Award Winner 2017
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2017

Biography

Donna Nemecek

Donna Nemecek
VP, Manager Technology Risk Assurance & Senior Information Risk Officer
BNY Mellon
ISE® Northeast Executive Award Finalist 2013
Biography

Chris Ray

Chris Ray
CISO
TriNet
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Winner 2011
T.E.N. Success Story

Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt
Director of Information Systems Security & CISO
Butler University
ISE® Midwest Executive Award Finalist 2005
Biography

Speakers

Arvin Bansal
Director Cyber, Risk and Governance
AmerisourceBergen
Biography

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

Kumar Chandramoulie
Director of Cyber Defense, Threat Intelligence and Incident Response
AmerisourceBergen

Garrison Hu

Garrison Hu
Principle Engineer
T-Mobile

Knight_Wes

Wes Knight
CISO
Georgia Department of Revenue
Biography

Fred Kwong

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

Ricardo Lafosse

Ricardo Lafosse
CISO
Morningstar, Inc.
Biography

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President of T.E.N.
CEO and Chairman of ISE® Talent
Biography

Tess McCarthy
Employee Resilience Strategist
MassMutual
Biography

Pace_Robert

Robert Pace
Vice President, Information Security & Compliance
First American Payment Systems
Biography

Marcia Peters

Marcia Peters
SVP, Information Security Governance, Risk, and Compliance
US Bank
Biography

Chris Ray

Chris Ray
CISO
TriNet
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Winner 2011
T.E.N. Success Story

Rees_Catherine

Catherine Rees
VP, Cyber Security Strategy
Comcast
Biography

Shelbi Rombout

Shelbi Rombout
SVP, Deputy CISO
MasterCard
Biography

Nate Smolenski

Nate Smolenski
Director, Enterprise Strategy
Netskope

Mike Towers
Chief Information Security Officer
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
ISE® Northeast Executive of the Year Award Winner 2015
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2015 - Health Care Category

Biography

Yabing Wang

Yabing Wang
VP and Chief Security Architect
Alight Solutions
Biography

Master of Ceremonies

Todd Fitzgerald

Todd Fitzgerald
Managing Director/CISO
CISO Spotlight, LLC
2005 ISE® Central Finalist
2006 ISE® Central MC & Judge
2008 ISE® West MC
2012 ISE® North America MC
2015-2018 ISE® North America MC
Security Author

Biography

Kevin McKenzie

Kevin McKenzie
CISO & VP of Information Technology
Dollar Tree Stores
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Winner 2013
ISE® North America Academic Executive Award Winner 2013

Biography

Award Presenters

Chuck Hudson

Charles Hudson
Executive Director, Security Strategy and Architecture
Comcast Corporation
ISE® Northeast People's Choice Award Winner 2014
ISE® Northeast Executive Award Finalist 2014
ISE® North America Executive Award Finalist 2014 - Commercial Category

Biography

Craig  Froelich

Joey Johnson
CISO
Premise Health
ISE® Southeast Executive of the Year Award Winner 2017
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2017

Biography

Shelbi Rombout

Shelbi Rombout
SVP, Deputy CISO
MasterCard
Biography

Brad Sanford

Brad Sanford
Chief Information Security Officer
Emory University
ISE® North America Healthcare Executive Award Winner 2011
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Finalist 2011

Biography

Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt
Director of Information Systems Security & CISO
Butler University
ISE® Midwest Executive Award Finalist 2005
Biography

Mike Towers
Chief Information Security Officer
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
ISE® Northeast Executive of the Year Award Winner 2015
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2015 - Health Care Category

Biography