Judges, Speakers and Award Presenters 2019

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
Former CISO
Hertz Corporation

Russell Eubanks

Russell Eubanks
VP and CISO
Federal Reserve Bank of ATL
Biography

Lynda Fleury

Lynda Fleury
Vice President and CISO
Unum
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Winner 2008
ISE® North America Executive Award Finalist 2005

Biography

Elliott Franklin

Elliott Franklin
Director of IT Governance & Security
Loews Hotels

Knight_Wes

Wes Knight
Chief Information Security Officer
Georgia Department of Revenue
ISE® Southeast People's Choice Award Winner 2018
ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2019

Biography

Speakers

Joe Bennett

Joe Bennett
Former CISO
Hertz Corporation

brooks_jeremy

Jeremy Brooks
Lead Information Security Engineer – Application Security
Aaron's
Biography

Justin Bumpus

Justin Bumpus
Information Security Solution Architect
Tractor Supply Company
Biography

Cullivan_Julie

Julie Cullivan
Chief People & Technology Officer
ForeScout
Biography

Phani Dasari
Vice President, Global 3rd Party and M&A Risk Management
ADP
Biography

James Edgar

James Edgar
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer
FleetCor
Biography

Matthew Harper

Matthew Harper
Director for Cyber Crime Prevention
Aflac
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

Keever_Kim

Kim Keever
CISO and Senior Vice President of Security, Analytics & Technology Services
Cox Communications
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Winner 2019
Biography

Khalfan_shaun

Shaun Khalfan
VP, Information Security
Freddie Mac
Biography

Ashley Lee

Ashley Lee
Manager, Software Engineering – Payments Solutions
Aaron's
Biography

Marci McCarthy

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

Scobee_Michael

Michael Scobee
Cyber Security Director
Delta Air Lines
Biography

Dave Summitt
Chief Information Security Officer
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
ISE® Southeast People's Choice Award Winner 2017
Biography

Vladimir Svidesskis
Information Security Director
Georgia Lottery Corporation

Kevin Treanor
Staff Vice President, Security Technology Management
Anthem
Biography

Nir Valtman

Nir Valtman
CISO
Kabbage
Biography

Bob Varnadoe

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

Steven Zimmerman

Steven Zimmerman
SVP, Technology Security Operations
First Tennessee Bank
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Finalist 2006


Awards Presenters

Joe Bennett

Joe Bennett
Former CISO
Hertz Corporation

Knight_Wes

Wes Knight
Chief Information Security Officer
Georgia Department of Revenue
ISE® Southeast People's Choice Award Winner 2018
ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2019

Biography

Manikin_Stoddard

Stoddard Manikin
CISO & Director, Information Security
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Biography

Bob Varnadoe

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

Masters of Ceremonies

Pete Chronis
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer
WarnerMedia

Kevin McKenzie

Dr. Kevin McKenzie
VP & CISO
Dollar Tree Stores
ISE® Southeast Executive Award Winner 2013
ISE® North America Academic Executive Award Winner 2013

Biography