Judges, Speakers and Presenters 2018

The ISE® Awards are judged by qualified industry leaders, experts, practitioners, previous ISE® Award nominees, winners and finalists. Our judges represent diverse backgrounds from different industry sectors and are individuals of influence in the information security and technology industries. Judges may also be industry analysts and members of the media. Our presenters represent a diverse cross section of attendees from the private, public, government and academic sectors.

Judges

Michael Dierickx

Michael Dierickx
Information Security Officer
Panasonic Avionics
Biography

Al Ghous

Al Ghous
Sr Director, Cyber Security
GE Digital

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Jeremy Hittle
VP Security, CSO
Workday

Ralph Johnson

Ralph Johnson
CISO
County of Los Angeles
ISE® West People's Choice Award Winner 2014
Biography

Pritesh Parekh

Pritesh Parekh
VP & Chief Security Officer
Zuora
San Francisco, CA
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2016
ISE® North America Executive: Commercial Award Finalist 2016
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2017
ISE® North America Executive: Financial Award Winner 2017

Biography

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Steven Singer
Director of Information Security
LegalZoom
Biography

Speakers

John Abel

John Abel
Chief Information Security Officer
Sutter Health

Selim Aissi
Chief Security Officer
Ellie Mae
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2015
ISE® North America Executive Award Finalist 2015 - Commercial Category

Biography

Tom Borton

Tom Borton
CISO
San Francisco International Airport
Biography

John Abel

Chris Calvert
Co-Founder & VP Product Strategy
Respond Software

Jim Covington

Jim Covington
Global Cybersecurity Lead and Data Protection Officer
Qualcomm
Biography

Bernie Cowens

Bernie Cowens
Vice President, Chief Security Officer
PG&E
Biography

Marci McCarthy

Marci McCarthy
CEO and President of T.E.N.
CEO and Chairman of ISE® Talent
Biography

Pritesh Parekh

Pritesh Parekh
VP & Chief Security Officer
Zuora
San Francisco, CA
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2016
ISE® North America Executive: Commercial Award Finalist 2016
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2017
ISE® North America Executive: Financial Award Winner 2017

Biography

Maria Shaw

Maria Shaw
VP & CISO
Varian Medical Systems

Sudharma Thikkavarapu

Sudharma Thikkavarapu
Head of Cybersecurity Transformation (Sr. Manager)
T-Mobile
Biography

Master of Ceremonies

Michael Dierickx

Michael Dierickx
Information Security Officer
Panasonic Avionics
Biography

Jeff Trudeau

Jeff Trudeau
Chief Security Officer
Credit Karma Inc.
ISE® North America Health Care Executive Award Winner 2013
Biography

Awards Presenters

Ajit Gaddam

Ajit Gaddam
Sr. Director / Chief Security Architect
VISA
ISE® West Executive of the Year Award Winner 2017
Biography

Jimmy Ip

Jimmy Ip
Director of Network Security
WalmartLabs
Biography

Ralph Johnson

Ralph Johnson
CISO
County of Los Angeles
ISE® West People's Choice Award Winner 2014
Biography