CISO Houston Summit

 
 

September 5, 2019

Omni Houston Hotel at Westside
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The CISO Houston Summit is a chance for CISOs and IT security executives in Houston 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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Featured Past and Present Attendees

VP & CISO
Harris Health System
Director, IT Security and Compliance (CISO)
Enterprise Products
Director of IT Security
Phillips 66
Director of International Security
Halliburton
Director of IT Security & Governance
Direct Energy
SVP, IT Security, Risk & Compliance
AIG Life & Retirement Group
Executive Director - CISO
MRC Global
AVP, Cyber Threat Intelligence
AIG
 
 

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Speakers

Past and Present CISO Houston Summit Speakers

Sharon Vardi

Still Using Passwords? Forget That Sh*t View details

Sharon Vardi
Chief Marketing Officer
Trusona, Inc.
Bill Ellis

Digital Transformation - Architecting Your Digital Edge View details

Bill Ellis
Senior Global Solutions Architect
Equinix
Ismail Dandia

Pitfalls to Watch Out in Digitalization View details

Ismail Dandia
Divisional CIO - Unconventional Shales
Shell
Brad Beutlich

Protect Your Keys or Don't Waste Your Time Encrypting Your Data View details

Brad Beutlich
Vice President of Sales Western Region and LATAM
nCipher
Sebastian Gass

The Revitalizing Change in the Role of the CXO View details

Sebastian Gass
GM Technology Strategy & Services
Chevron
Bill Haser

Success Secrets for Real World Digital Transformations View details

Bill Haser
Former CIO
Individual
Ethan Pack

Enterprise Architecture & Culture: Two Key Ingredients for Digital Transformation Success View details

Ethan Pack
Director Enterprise Architecture
Texas Dow Employees Credit Union
Chris Olive

Data Security, Cloud, Access Controls & Regulations: What's Ahead for 2018? View details

Chris Olive
Principal Enterprise Architect
Thales eSecurity, Inc.
Gregg Sawinski

Knowing Is Half the Battle - Protecting Applications & Their Sensitive Data View details

Gregg Sawinski
Regional Sales Director, Central
Imperva
Dan Petrillo

Something Old, Something New: 2018 Attack Overview View details

Dan Petrillo
Product Marketing Manager
Cybereason
Todd Berger

The Connected Worker & the Enterprise of Things View details

Todd Berger
Senior Director, Technical Solutions
BlackBerry
Marc Crudgington

CISO's Got Talent: Finding, Growing & Retaining the Best People View details

Marc Crudgington
CISO, SVP Information Security
Woodforest National Bank
 

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Agenda

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - CISO Houston Summit

10:05 am - 10:30 am
Executive Exchange

Solutions Spotlight

 
10:30 am - 10:40 am
Executive Exchange

Morning Networking Coffee Break

 
11:15 am - 11:40 am
Executive Exchange

Think Tank

AI-Driven Development

Presented by:

Vivek Thakral, Director Information Security & Artifical Intelligence, GE - Power & Water

 
 
11:45 am - 12:10 pm
Executive Exchange

Thought Leadership

Digital Transformation - Architecting Your Digital Edge

Sponsored by:

Equinix View details

 
 

Presented by:

Bill Ellis, Senior Global Solutions Architect, Equinix View details

 
 
 
12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Networking Luncheon

 
2:05 pm - 2:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Think Tank

Pitfalls to Watch Out in Digitalization

Presented by:

Ismail Dandia, Divisional CIO - Unconventional Shales, Shell View details

 
 
 
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Executive Exchange

Afternoon Networking Coffee Break

 
3:50 pm - 4:15 pm
Executive Exchange

Thought Leadership

Why AI is the Future of Email Security
 
4:20 pm - 4:45 pm
Executive Exchange

Think Tank

Success Secrets for Real World Digital Transformations

Presented by:

Bill Haser, Former CIO, Individual

 
 
4:45 pm - 4:55 pm
Executive Exchange

What's the Next Stop On the Transformation Journey?

 
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Summit Happy Hour

 
 
 
 

Governing Board

Jeffrey Vinson View details

VP & CISO

Harris Health System

Marc Crudgington View details

CISO, SVP Information Security

Woodforest National Bank

Mr. David LaPlante View details

CISO

City of Houston

Derek Benz View details

Chief Information Security Officer

Ford Motor Company

Jeffrey Vinson View details

VP & CISO

Harris Health System

Angelique Grado View details

Executive Director - CISO

MRC Global

Marc Crudgington View details

CISO, SVP Information Security

Woodforest National Bank

Hector Paredes View details

Global IT Director & CISO

Vinmar International

 

Location

Located in the heart of Energy Corridor, the Four Diamond Omni Houston Hotel at Westside offers a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere with exciting nightlife a short drive away. The hotel is minutes from Houston’s City Centre, which is the city's latest upscale entertainment complex offering dining, shopping, movies and more. We are also located just 16 miles from downtown Houston, Minute Maid Park, Toyota Center and the George R. Brown Convention Center, and just 30 minutes from both George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Planning a meeting or wedding in Houston? Our prime location and elegant facilities will create a memorable event.

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