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

Co-Chairs

Robert Allen
Global CISO
Gallagher
Todd Fitzgerald
VP, Cybersecurity Strategy
Cybersecurity Collaborative
Shaun Khalfan
SVP, CISO
Discover Financial Services
Ricardo Lafosse
CISO
The Kraft Heinz Company
Julie Myerholtz
VP, CISO
Grainger

Leadership Board

Chris Adamescu
Director of Information and Cyber Security
Columbia College Chicago
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Waqas Akkawi
VP, CISO
SIRVA Worldwide Inc.
Eyal Altman
VP, CIO & CDO
Littelfuse
Daniel Ayala
CISO & CPO
Secratic
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Michelle Ayala
Senior Director, BISO
JLL
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Sean Barry
Managing Director, CIO US
ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago
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Greg Bee
CRO/CISO
Pekin Insurance
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Andy Bellings
CTO
Clarke University
Michael Boucher
Executive Director, Global Information Security
JLL
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Sarah Buerger
Director, Information Technology Security
Coyote Logistics
Jack Burback
CSO
Wintrust Financial
Jim Cameli
VP, Global CISO
Walgreens Boots Alliance
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John Colburn
VP of IT, Security, & Compliance
Sprout Social
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Juliet DeVries
Dir IT Security & Compliance
GTreasury
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John Dolce
CISO
American Medical Association
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Paul Groisman
Senior Director of Cybersecurity
Fubo Gaming
Erik Hart
CISO
Cushman & Wakefield
Victor Hsiang
Director, Information Security
GATX Corporation
Glenn Kapetansky
CSO
Trexin Group
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Kathie Koch
CIO
Columbia College Chicago
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Jack Korzeniowski
Head of Cybersecurity & Risk
William Blair
Fred Kwong
CISO
Delta Dental Plan Associates
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Michael Laufenburg
Manager Information Security
Littelfuse
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Benjamin Lawson
CISO
Cboe Digital (ErisX)
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Walter Lefmann
Director of Security
Chicago Trading Company
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Edward Marchewka
VP, IT
Gift of Hope
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Brad Marr
Senior Director & CISO
Life Fitness
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Jerrold Martin
Vice Chancellor, CIO
City Colleges of Chicago
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Paul Mauschbaugh
Group CIO
Caterpillar Inc.
Arlan Mcmillan
CSO
Kirkland and Ellis
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John Mohr
CIO
MacArthur Foundation
Ryan Ogden
CISO
Groupon
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Matthew Olsen
Chief Privacy Officer
SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP
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Bill Podborny
CISO
Constellation Brands
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Prasanna Ramakrishnan
CISO
Clarios
Richard Rushing
CISO
Motorola Mobility, Inc.
Paul Sand
VP, Director, Technology Risk Officer
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
Julie Smith
Segment CISO
Caterpillar
Michelle Valdez
SVP, Chief Information Risk Officer
Northern Trust

Upcoming Events

February
Leadership Dinner
Your Chicago CISO Leadership Board is thrilled to invite you to an exclusive Executive Boardroom event, that will allow you to share your experiences and expertise in a peer-led roundtable discussion.  Attendees will receive trusted, peer-led education and leadership advice on today’s most critical strategic and tactical issues. This event is...
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June
Leadership Dinner
Your Chicago CISO Leadership Board is thrilled to invite you to an exclusive Executive Boardroom event, that will allow you to share your experiences and expertise in a peer-led roundtable discussion.  Attendees will receive trusted, peer-led education and leadership advice on today’s most critical strategic and tactical issues. This event is...
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