ISE® North America Executive Nominees 2015

These nominees have demonstrated outstanding leadership and exemplary achievement in the areas of information security, risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and network security. They have proven their ability to develop innovative security strategies and solutions to meet business challenges in their organizations and the industry. Congratulations to the ISE® North America Award Nominees!

Commercial Category

Bret Arsenault

Bret Arsenault
Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
Microsoft
Seattle, WA
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2015 - Commercial Category
Biography

Joe Bennett

Joe Bennett
Former CISO
Hertz Corporation

Chris Bullock Chris Bullock
Director of Information Assurance
Aaron's Inc.
Kennesaw, GA
ISE® North America Executive Award Finalist 2015 - Commercial Category
Biography
Paige Needling Paige Needling
Director, Global Information Security
Recall Corporation
Norcross, GA
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

Kevin Richardson

Kevin Richardson
Chief Information Security Officer
Stage Stores
Houston, TX
Biography

Academic/Public Sector Category

Medha Bhalodkar

Medha Bhalodkar
CISO & AVP of Enterprise Risk Management, & Identity Access Management
Columbia University
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2015 - Academic/Public Sector Category
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2016 - Academic/Public Sector Category
ISE® Northeast Executive Award Finalist 2018

Biography

Gary Coverdale

Gary Coverdale
Chief Information Security Officer, Assistant Chief Information Officer
County of Napa
Napa, CA
ISE® West Executive Award Finalist 2015
Biography

Michael Dent

Michael Dent
Chief Information Security Officer
Fairfax County Government
ISE® North America Executive Award Finalist 2014 - Academic/Public Sector Category
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2015 - Academic/Public Sector Category

Biography

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Gary Hayslip
Director of Information Security (CISO)
SoftBank Group
ISE® West Executive of the Year Award Winner 2015
ISE® North America People's Choice Award Winner 2015

Biography

name Michael Pozmantier
Program Manager
Cyber Security Division, Department of Homeland Security S&T
Biography

Financial Services Category

Lisa Humbert

Lisa Humbert
Chief Information Risk Officer
BNY Mellon
New York, NY
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2015 - Financial Category
Biography

Vickie Miller

Vickie Miller
VP & Chief Information Security Officer
FICO
Roseville, MN
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2010
ISE® Central Executive of the Year Award Winner 2015

Biography

Laz Montano

Laz Montano
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer
VOYA Financial
ISE® Northeast Executive Award Finalist 2009
Biography

Health Care Category

Joseph Adornetto

Joseph Adornetto
Executive Director, IT Security
Quest Diagnostics
Lyndhurst, NJ
Biography

Scott Pettigrew

Scott Pettigrew
VP, Chief Security Officer
HMS
Irving, TX
ISE® Central Executive Award Finalist 2014
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2014
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2015
ISE® Central Executive Award Winner Finalist 2015
ISE® Central Executive of the Year Award Winner 2016
ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2016
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2016
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2017
ISE® North America Executive: Health Care Award Finalist 2019

Biography

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Steve Oberg
Chief Information Security Officer
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.
ISE® West People's Choice Award Winner 2015
Biography

Mike Towers
Chief Information Security Officer
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
ISE® Northeast Executive of the Year Award Winner 2015
ISE® North America Executive Award Winner 2015 - Health Care Category

Biography