CISO SoCal Summit

March 19, 2019

Loews Hollywood Hotel



CISO SoCal Summit

The CISO Southern California Summit is a chance for CISOs and IT security executives in Southern California to meet with peers from various industries, including, but not limited to, health care, finance, insurance, government, telecom, utilities and education. This interactive summit features engaging keynote speeches, open forums, think tanks, case studies and panel discussions on the latest information security topics and trends. Open discussions and networking time give attending CISOs and information security executives the opportunity to discuss common problems and discover new and innovative solutions. Attendees ultimately leave the event with new business contacts and new ideas on how to move their businesses forward.

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The CDM Media Team

Kelsey Freese
Alina Altmyer

Featured Past and Present Attendees

Vice President, Information Security Officer | Service Operations
Pacific Dental Services
Director of Information Security (CISO)
Chief Information Security Officer
Children's Hospital of Orange County
Live Nation Entertainment
Los Angeles County
Senior Director - IT Risk Management & Compliance
Pfizer Inc.
Enterprise Network Security Manager/ Head of Security
Avery Dennison
Director Information Security
Sony Electronics Inc.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - CISO SoCal Summit

10:05 am - 10:30 am
Executive Exchange

Think Tank

Regulations Mean Change
10:30 am - 10:40 am
Executive Exchange

Morning Networking Coffee Break

2:25 pm - 2:50 pm
Executive Exchange

Think Tank

Machine Learning Is Here to Help, Not Replace
3:20 pm - 3:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Afternoon Networking Coffee Break

5:05 pm - 5:15 pm
Executive Exchange

What's the Next Stop On the Transformation Journey?

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Summit Happy Hour


Governing Board

Michael Miora View details

Global CISO

Korn Ferry International

Feroz Merchhiya View details

COO/CTO Master of Ceremonies

Kaygen Inc.

Mark Van Holsbeck View details


Avery Dennison


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Past and Present CISO SoCal Summit Speakers

Machine Learning Is Here to Help, Not Replace View details

Michiel De Bruin
Chief Information Security Officer
Community Memorial Health System

The Revitalizing Change in the Role of the CISO View details

Paul Love
CO-OP Financial Services

The Revitalizing Change in the Role of the CISO View details

Mark Van Holsbeck
Avery Dennison

Breaches Are Everywhere. What's a Good Security Leader to Do?! View details

Richard Greenberg
Information Security Officer
Los Angeles County Public Health

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CyberArk Software
Prevoty, Inc.
Rogue Wave Software

The CDM Media Team

Kelsey Freese
Alina Altmyer

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