CSO50 2023: Discover World-Class Tech & Security Speakers

CSO50 provided a rare opportunity to gain the latest knowledge and insight from world-class tech leaders and experts across a broad range of industries.

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Mike Massimino, Former NASA Astronaut & Best-Selling Author of Spaceman

Mike Massimino

Former NASA Astronaut & Best-Selling Author of Spaceman

Joe Sullivan - CEO, Ukraine Friends, Former CSO, Uber

Joe Sullivan

CEO, Ukraine Friends
Former CSO, Uber

Zackary Aboud, Information Security Engineering Manager, Data Masking Team, Wells Fargo

Zackary Aboud

Information Security Engineering Manager, Data Masking Team
Wells Fargo

Holly Ridgeway has extensive experience in providing visionary leadership and innovation while empowering the business strategy, balancing risk, privacy and compliance. For the past 20 years, Ridgeway has built enterprise security programs in both the commercial sector and the federal government.   Ridgeway served as FireEye/Mandiant’s Director, Information Security Programs, and led the Global Government and the Innovation Center. She spearheaded significant efforts to mature key services like the Security Program Assessment and developed new strategic offerings and partnerships in areas such as M&A and cyber insurance. Ridgeway either led or was instrumental in many of the largest and most strategically significant clients and engagements around the world.  Ridgeway has served as the Chief Information Security Officer for PNC Financial Services Group, and the Department of Justice. In these roles, she led the organization's information security efforts with responsibility for leading all cyber program activities, including the creation of detection, monitoring, incident response, reporting and security services of the 24x7 PNC Fusion Center, and Department of Justice Security Operations Center. She is credited with developing and implementing a highly successful real-time situational awareness program and has successfully led many large incident response efforts, including Distributed Denial of Service attacks against the financial sector that occurred in 2012-13. 

Holly Ridgeway

EVP, Chief Security Officer
Citizens Bank

Danyel Anderson

Senior Director of Cybersecurity
ABM Industries

Jeff Binkley

Cyber Security Consultant

Jacob Birmingham

VP of Product Development
Camelot Secure

Mia Boom-Ibes

Vice President of Security Innovation, Strategy, Analytics and Governance, Risk and Compliance
Allstate Insurance Company

Devon Bryan was appointed as the Global Chief Information Officer for Carnival Corporation in 2022. He joined Carnival Corporation in October 2021 as the Global Chief Information Security Officer with responsibilities for conceiving, implementing, and leading technology solutions that assure compliance, protect personal data and corporate assets, increase organizational capability, and advance productivity within Carnival Corporation and its world-leading cruise line brands.  Prior to Carnival Corporation, Bryan was Managing Director, Chief Information Security Officer, MUFG Union Bank N.A where he was responsible for establishing and maintaining a comprehensive information security strategy and program to ensure that information assets and technologies were appropriately protected. He was also responsible for ensuring that information security risks were identified, evaluated, mitigated, and reported in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements and aligned with the risk tolerance for MUFG in the Americas region.   Most recently, he served as the CISO for KPMG where he was charged with effectively designing and executing a best-in-class information and data security function with a proactive approach to enable business results.    Bryan is a co-founder of Cyversity, a nonprofit geared toward improving the representation of women and minorities in the field of cybersecurity through academic scholarships, certifications, mentoring, and networking opportunities.   

Devon Bryan

Global Chief Information Officer
Carnival Corporation

Ryan Boulais


Ronald Buglione

Director, Threat Intelligence & Incident Response
Cox Automotive Inc

Kris Burkhardt

Chief Information Security Officer

Eric Cardinal

Expert Cyber Risk Architect
Delta Dental California

Nicole Darden Ford

Global VP & CISO
Rockwell Automation

Glenn Dally

Security Advisor & Architect, US National Market Southwest

Dustin Dalton

Senior Manager, Global Security Engineering

John Dearman

Security Architect
The Aaron's Company, Inc.

Mike DeNapoli

Director and Cybersecurity Architect, Cymulate

Frank Dickson is the Group Vice President for IDC’s Security & Trust research practice.  In this role, he leads the team that delivers compelling research in the areas of Security Services; Information and Data Security; Endpoint Security; Trust; Governance, Risk & Compliance; Identity & Digital Trust; IoT Security; Network Security; Privacy & Legal Tech; Security Analytics; Video Surveillance; and, New for 2022, Application Security & Fraud. Topically, he provides thought leadership and guidance for clients on a wide range of security topics including ransomware and emerging products designed to protect transforming architectures and business models. Mr. Dickson joined IDC with 20 years of industry analyst experience examining a number of interrelated content domains including security, mobile, wireless, telecom, multimedia, computing, and semiconductors. 

Frank Dickson

Group Vice President, Security & Trust

Mike Elmore


Mark Finch

Global OT Cyber Security Program Lead

Stephanie Franklin-Thomas

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
ABM Industries

Max Graupner

VP, Security and Audit

Donna Hart

Chief Information Security Officer
Ally Financial

Jamie Harvey

Lead Cyber Defense and Operations Analyst
Penn Medicine

Prabhath Karanth

Global Head of Security & Trust

Abhay Kshirsagar

Compliance Leader

Tera Ladner

Vice President, Information Risk Management and Governance
Aflac Inc

Mick Leach

Field CISO
Abnormal Security

Dennis Legori

Associate Director, Security Awareness & Digital Communications

Shobhit Mehta

Director, Security & Compliance

Ben Miron, Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity, NextEra Energy

Ben Miron

Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity
NextEra Energy

Pete Morgan

Co-Founder & CSO

Robert Neel

Vice President, Security Operations
Allstate Insurance Company

Kasturi Puramwar

Information Security Engineer

Dave Ruedger

VP, Enterprise Technology Services and Chief Information Security Officer

Sourabh Satish

CTO & Co-Founder
Pangea Cyber

Christopher Surage

Vice President Cybersecurity

Ilker Taskaya

Field CTO Compliance Solutions

John Velisaris

Associate Partner, Security Services

James Winebrenner


Tim Youngblood

Board Member, Angel Investor, Former Fortune 500 CSO

Bob Bragdon

Publisher Emeritus, CSO
Foundry, an IDG Inc. company

Beth Kormanik, Event Content Director, Foundry, IDG

Beth Kormanik

Event Content Director
Foundry, an IDG Inc. company