Join fellow CISOs in the Chicago community to share best practices, gain technology education and participate in leadership development.

Co-Chairs

Todd Fitzgerald
Todd Fitzgerald
VP, Cybersecurity Strategy
Cybersecurity Collaborative
Shaun Khalfan
Shaun Khalfan
SVP, CISO
Discover Financial Services
Ricardo Lafosse
Ricardo Lafosse
CISO
The Kraft Heinz Company
Julie Myerholtz
Julie Myerholtz
VP, CISO
Brunswick Corporation

Leadership Board

Chris Adamescu
Chris Adamescu
Director of Information Security & Data Protection
Columbia College Chicago
Waqas Akkawi
Waqas Akkawi
CISO
SIRVA Worldwide Inc.
Eyal Altman
Eyal Altman
VP, CIO & CDO
Littelfuse
Daniel Ayala
Daniel Ayala
CISO & CPO
Secratic
Michelle Ayala
Michelle Ayala
CISO
The AZEK Company
Sean Barry
Sean Barry
SVP, CIO
ADM Investor Services
Greg Bee
Greg Bee
CISO
Hagerty Insurance
Andy Bellings
CTO
Clarke University
Michael Boucher
Michael Boucher
Executive Director, Global Information Security
JLL
Sarah Buerger
Sarah Buerger
Kraft Heinz
BISO
Jack Burback
Jack Burback
CSO
Wintrust Financial
Jim Cameli
Jim Cameli
VP, Global CISO
Walgreens Boots Alliance
John Colburn
John Colburn
VP of IT, Security, & Compliance
Sprout Social
Brent Deterding
Brent Deterding
CISO
Afni, Inc.
Juliet DeVries
Juliet DeVries
Dir IT Security & Compliance
GTreasury
John Dolce
John Dolce
CISO
American Medical Association
Paul Groisman
Paul Groisman
Senior Director of Cybersecurity
Fubo Gaming
Erik Hart
Erik Hart
CISO
Cushman & Wakefield
Victor Hsiang
Victor Hsiang
Director, Information Security
GATX
Glenn Kapetansky
Glenn Kapetansky
CSO
Trexin Group
Kathie Koch
Kathie Koch
CIO
Columbia College Chicago
Jack Korzeniowski
Director, Cybersecurity & Risk
William Blair
Fred Kwong
Fred Kwong
VP, CISO
Delta Dental Plan Associates
Michael Laufenburg
Michael Laufenburg
Information Security Manager
Littelfuse
Benjamin Lawson
Benjamin Lawson
CISO
Cboe Digital
Walter Lefmann
Walter Lefmann
Director of Security
Chicago Trading Company
Dr. Edward Marchewka
Dr. Edward Marchewka
CIO
PryorHealth
Brad Marr
Senior Director & CISO
Life Fitness
Jerrold Martin
Jerrold Martin
CIO
CampusWorks, Inc.
Paul Mauschbaugh
Paul Mauschbaugh
Group CIO
Caterpillar Inc.
Arlan Mcmillan
Arlan Mcmillan
CSO
Kirkland & Ellis
John Mohr
John Mohr
CIO
MacArthur Foundation
Kevin Novak
CISO
Old National Bankcorp
Ryan Ogden
Ryan Ogden
Senior Director of Information Security
SpotOn
Matthew Olsen
Matthew Olsen
Chief Privacy Officer
SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP
Bill Podborny
Bill Podborny
CISO
Constellation Brands
Eric Poole
Assistant Director of IT Security at Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
FHLB Chicago
Prasanna Ramakrishnan
Prasanna Ramakrishnan
VP, Global CISO
Clarios
Richard Rushing
Richard Rushing
CISO
Motorola Mobility, Inc.
Paul Sand
VP, Director, Technology Risk Officer
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
Sara Schmidt
Sara Schmidt
SVP, CISO
US Foods
Julie Smith
Julie Smith
Deputy CISO
Caterpillar Inc
Nicole Thacker
CISO
Caterpillar
Michelle Valdez
Michelle Valdez
Chief Information Risk Officer
Northern Trust Corporation

Upcoming Events

August
Leadership Dinner
Community-Centric Leadership. This event was curated by and for the Chicago Leadership Board, a group of local leaders committed to the idea that national security and critical infrastructure resiliency is strengthened through peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, diversity, and leadership development. Their collective insights and recommendations influe...
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November
Live Conference
Community-Centric Leadership. This event was curated by and for the Chicago Leadership Board, a group of local leaders committed to the idea that national security and critical infrastructure resiliency is strengthened through peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, diversity, and leadership development. Their collective insights and recommendations influe...
More info