Chief Information Security Officer Forum

The Summit XI CISO Forum

Join Your Peers at the Beach

May 15 at the Annenberg Beach House in Santa Monica, Ca.

A Special Collaborative Event for CISOs, Directors of Information Security, and their Deputies


This event will bring together leaders in Information Security within government and private industry for a day of collaboration, networki
ng and presentations by leading Information Security professionals.

We are extremely excited to welcome back three awesome speakers:

  • Ira Winkler, President, Secure Mentum
  • Mark Weatherford, Global Information Security Strategist, Booking Holdings

We will have a special dynamic panel of CISOs: 

  • Moderator: Richard Greenberg, ISO at LA County Public Health
  • Ralph Johnson, CISO at LA County
  • Jerry Sto. Tomas, VP, Chief Information Security Officer, Apria Healthcare
  • Ernie Liu, Head of Information Security, United Talent Agency

Another great panel will be discussing Obtaining and Retaining Talent: 

  • Moderator: David Lam, Citadel, VP Technical Management Services
  • Todd Fitzgerald, CISO Spotlight, LLC, Managing Director/CISO
  • Robert Schlotfelt, 1957, Sr. Director
  • Chenxi Wang, Rain Capital, Managing General Partner

There will be breakout round-table discussions on a variety of important topics.

Hear the success stories, pitfalls, project planning approaches and other experiences of your fellow CISOs. You will be better prepared to move forward on your initiatives after attending this Forum.

See the full day’s schedule below.

The Forum will take place on a separate day from the keynotes and speakers at Summit XI, but you are welcome to attend these on May 16-17 as well. 

  Keynote Speakers:

  • Wendy Nather, Head, Advisory CISOs, Duo Security at Cisco
  • Jeremiah Grossman, CEO at Bit Discovery
  • Chenxi Wang, PhD, Managing General Partner at Rain Capital
  • Jackie Lacey, District Attorney, Los Angeles County

  Other Notable Speakers include:

Jim Manico, Dan Cornell, Adam Brand, Wendi Whitmore, Cassio  Goldschmidt, Kenneth G, Hartman,  Marci McCarthy, Jack Mannino, Kevin  Cardwell, Jimmy Sanders, Justin Collins,  Andrea Hoy, and Tanya Forsheit

Stay for the private  reception under the stars and ignore the traffic.

View the ISSA LA CISO Forum schedule & directory.

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