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Suprotik Ghose

CISO, Conference of State Bank Supervisors

Supro Ghose is an information security, privacy, compliance and risk executive with over twenty two years of engineering and technology management experience. Supro is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Conference of State Bank Supervisors in Washington DC. Suprotik has previously worked in the industry for leading financial institutions as the Americas CISO for RBS, Global Head of Cybersecurity for VISA, Principal Cyber Strategist for Microsoft, Head of IT Security & Networks for FINRA and Security Architect with Citibank. Previously Suprotik co-founded a software company focused at network security provisioning and held technical positions with leading global consulting firms.

Suprotik is CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CCSK & FINRA Series 99. He holds a MBA from Illinois and an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering. In his free time, since 2007, he coaches a US-FIRST affiliated High School robotics team.

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Charles L. (Chuck) McGann, Jr.

Chief Cyber Strategist for CRGT

Charles L. (Chuck) McGann, Jr., is an information security professional at CRGT, a government contractor providing IT and Security services to DOD, Army, USPS, VA among other agencies. In his current role, McGann is working to leverage CRGT capabilities among the Federal Civilian agencies as well as review emerging vendors for possible partnerships for increasing agency support needs. His experience is helping solidify the strategic initiatives roadmap for Cyber and Intel Solutions.

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Chris Carpenter

Director of Security Operations for Secretary of Defense Communications

Mr. Carpenter is an information security professional with over fifteen years experience. He has served as the CISO for the United States Mint, a consultant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Executive Office of the President. He has extensive experience managing SOCs, performing incident response, penetration testing and security assessments. Mr. Carpenter is also a veteran of the United States Air Force.

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Jack O’Meara

CISO for Leidos

Mr. O’Meara is the Leidos Chief Information Security Office and has more than twenty five years’ experience providing a vast range of professional security services and successful team leadership for government and commercial clients. He is responsible for providing day-to-day operational direction for all aspects of information security, compliance and risk in Leidos Information Technology (IT) Services and the leadership and coordination of Leidos IT security staff and activities

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Joe Krull


Joseph is a Director at Denim Group in San Antonio, Texas. He is an IT Risk and Security professional with 40 years of experience. Joseph has been a Chief Security Officer for Fortune 100 and Global 1000 companies, a practice lead for a global technology company and an IT Risk and Security Director for PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He has helped companies on four continents identify and manage IT risks and has been a frequent public speaker and author covering risk and security subjects. During the first half of his career, Joseph was a senior intelligence and security officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency. He has worked in more than 100 countries and speaks several languages.

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Paul Cunningham


Paul Cunningham is a seasoned cybersecurity professional with over 15 years of experience in integrating risk management and business principles into cybersecurity. In his career, he has served in numerous senior executive roles. Most recently, he served as the Department of Energy’s Chief Information Security Officer and the Executive Director of Cybersecurity for Healthcare.gov Marketplace. In these roles he has provided senior-level briefs to federal executives such as the Secretary of DOE, Secretary of Health and Human Services, National Security Council and Congressional Senior Staffers.

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Tammy Moskites

Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer at Venafi

As Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, Tammy will help CIOs and CISOs fortify their strategies to defend against increasingly complex and damaging cyberattacks against the trust established by cryptographic keys and digital certificates. Tammy’s professional experience, leadership and recognized domain expertise as the CISO of Global 250 companies will help fellow CISOs defend their organizations. The gap in securing keys and certificates leaves the door open for cybercriminals. Tammy’s leadership and experience will help other CISOs close these open doors.

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Keith Rayle

Principal Security Consultant, World Wide Technology

With over 20 years of experience in security and privacy, Mr. Rayle has provided executive-level consulting in all industries, to include public and private sectors. Keith has designed and implemented most business services aspects of security at the corporate level, and has lead large multi-project security programs. On several occasions Mr. Rayle has acted as CISO, providing operational management of corporate security while defining and implementing programs, technical implementations, metrics collection, and reporting requirements. Keith has also assisted large organizations in defining CISO responsibilities and executive peer level reporting requirements.

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Igor Volovich

Vice President, Global Information Security & Cyber Risk Management, Americas for Schneider Electric

Igor Volovich presently serves as Vice President and head of Information Security and Cyber Risk Management of Schneider Electric for the Americas region. Schneider Electric is a global leader in energy, efficiency, process, and operations management, industrial automation software and systems, and energy and safety controls. Following a recent merger with Invensys plc, the combined enterprise represents more than 185,000 personnel working in over 120 countries, with annual revenues in excess of €23 billion.

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Emery Csulak

Chief Information Security Officer/Senior Privacy Official

Emery Csulak is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)/ Senior Privacy Official for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). He leads enterprise and privacy functions at CMS and ensures the Agency complies with secure IT requirements. Mr. Csulak has over 20 years of experience in information technology, information security and management consulting.

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Daniel Mintz

Dan Mintz is the Program Chair for The Undergraduate School (TUS) Information Systems Management major at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC), as well as a faculty member at UMUC as a Collegiate Associate Professor. He provides leadership by directing, managing and continuously improving the overall program and supervising over 200 adjunct faculty to assure teaching effectiveness.

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Curtis K. S. Levinson


Mr. Levinson has over 25 years of focused advisory experience in Cyber Security, Information Governance, Cloud Computing, Regulatory Compliance and Continuity of Operations. Mr. Levinson has served with distinction, two sitting Presidents of the United States, two Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Chief Justice of the United States.

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Renee Forney

Executive Director, CyberSkills Management Support Initiative

As the Executive Director for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) CyberSkills Management Support Initiative (CMSI), Renee Forney manages cybersecurity-related projects for the Acting Undersecretary for Management (USM) and leads Department-wide cybersecurity workforce programs involving workforce analysis, recruitment, retention, training and pipeline development.

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Renee M. Jones

CISSP; MS Cybersecurity; MS.Ed.

Ms. Jones is following the advice she gave a former student who asked her what career they should pursue-“ Do what will get you up on a rainy Monday morning”. So in 1999, Ms. Jones transformed her ability as an Educator, to present complex topics into its’ simplest components, and became a Security Technical Writer. Documenting processes and procedures was an eye-opener into how organizations created, processed, protected and stored data.

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Robert Wines


Robert is a Senior information professional with extensive experience in design, security, development, project management and deployment of enterprise wide systems in the United States and abroad. He is a subject matter expert on various regulations. Robert was CISO for the the District of Columbia as well as several other organizations.

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Paul Robertson


Mr. Robertson is a seasoned IT security professional with over 30 years of progressive experience in information technology, communications and information security. Mr. Robertson brings deep experience with an incredibly wide variety of systems, software, hardware and technologies ranging from simple controllers to video editing to encryption. His expertise spans firewalls, computer forensics, information security services, networking, cyber physical systems and more.