Judges, Speakers and 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

Selim Aissi
SVP & CISO
Ellie Mae
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2015
ISE® North America Executive Award Finalist 2015 - Commercial Category

Biography

Ajit Gaddam

Ajit Gaddam
Sr. Director / Chief Security Architect
VISA
ISE® West Executive of the Year Award Winner 2017
Biography

Al Ghous

Al Ghous
CSO and Head of Security
ServiceMax
Biography

Ralph Johnson

Ralph Johnson
CISO
County of Los Angeles
ISE® West People's Choice Award Winner 2014
Biography

Kannan Perumal

Kannan Perumal
CISO
Applied Materials
Biography

Singer_Steven

Steven Singer
Director of Information Security
LegalZoom
Biography

P Subrahmanyam

P Subrahmanyam
Chairman & Chief Security Officer
Stanford University

Speakers

Selim Aissi
SVP & CISO
Ellie Mae
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2015
ISE® North America Executive Award Finalist 2015 - Commercial Category

Biography

Cindy Carson

Cindy Carson
Sr. Director, Enterprise Security Operations
T-Mobile
Biography

Alex Ciurczak
SVP/CISO
EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

Brett Cumming
Director, Information Security Officer
Skechers USA
Biography

Michael Dierickx

Michael Dierickx
Director PSIRT
UTC

Dave Estlick

Dave Estlick
CISO
Starbucks

Suzanne Hall
Global Head of Infrastructure and Chief Information Security Officer
Alimentation Couche-Tard/Circle K Stores, Inc.

Wenxiao He
Senior Director Technology Operations
Vuclip
Biography

Kanwal_Shadaab

Shadaab Kanwal
Managing Director Enterprise Risk Management
Charles Schwab & Co.
Biography

Jishnu Kinwar
VP of Technical Operations
Vuclip
Biography

Tom Cline

William Lidster
Senior Manager of Information Security and Compliance
AAA Washington
Biography

Marci McCarthy

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

Steele_Frank

Frank Steele
Senior Manager, Information Security Governance & Compliance
Albertsons Companies
Biography

Koveh Tavakkol

Koveh Tavakkol
Sr. Manager – IAM Architecture & Controls
T-Mobile
Biography

Jeff Trudeau

Jeff Trudeau
Chief Security Officer
Credit Karma
ISE® North America Health Care Executive Award Winner 2013
Biography

Masters of Ceremonies

Bernie Cowens

Bernie Cowens
Vice President & Chief Security Officer
PG&E
Biography

Maria Shaw

Maria Shaw
VP & CISO
Varian Medical Systems
Biography

Awards Presenters

Dave Estlick

Dave Estlick
CISO
Starbucks

Al Ghous

Al Ghous
CSO and Head of Security
ServiceMax
Biography

Suzanne Hall
Global Head of Infrastructure and Chief Information Security Officer
Alimentation Couche-Tard/Circle K Stores, Inc.

Saikat Maiti

Saikat Maiti
Chief Information Security Officer
Upstart Networks
ISE® West People's Choice Award Winner 2016
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2016
Biography