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Event Summary 11.1.2023

2023 CyberRisk Leadership Exchange

Chicago, IL

On October 26th, Glenn Kapetansky and Laurel Wirkus attended the CyberRisk Leadership Exchange hosted by Cybersecurity Collaboration Forum at the Willis Tower in Chicago. Close to 100 CISOs and cyber professionals attended to discuss trends in the cybersecurity industry and share ideas for the future. Many businesses and industries were represented as attendees discussed:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • The CISO’s place in the business and the importance of their involvement in business decisions
  • The future for the role of CISO
  • Risk and resiliency
  • The impact of SEC rulings on businesses

The event included multiple keynote panels for all attendees, then broke into smaller groups for boardroom discussions.

Keynote Discussions Included:

  • Generative AI Case Study by Kraft Heinz
    • Sarah Beurger, BISO, Kraft Heinz
    • Jennifer Woods, Associate General Counsel, Kraft Heinz
  • Building CISO Skills: The Language of Business
    • Kevin Novak, CISO, Old National Bank
    • Troy Mattern, CISO, StoneX
  • Good Today, Better Tomorrow
    • Wendy Betts, former Director of Cybersecurity Strategy, United Airlines
    • Kate Hanahan, Deputy CISO, Ingredion Inc.
    • Karthik Swarnan, former CISO, Kroger
  • Impact of SEC in Cyber Leadership
    • Mike Zachman, CSO, Zebra
    • Jack Burback, CSO, Wintrust Financial
    • Sara Schmidt, CISO, US Foods

Boardroom Discussions Included:

  • The Impact of AI on Data Protection
    • Walter Lefmann, Director of Security, Chicago Trading Company
    • Chris Adamescu, Director InfoSec and Data Protection, Columbia College Chicago
    • Mike Zachman, CSO, Zebra
  • The Future of AI in Cybersecurity
    • Glenn Kapetansky, CSO, Trexin
    • Bob Reny, CTO, Exabeam

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