Minneapolis CISO Community

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Join a powerful network of C-level peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CISOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Minneapolis CISO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Minneapolis CISO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CISOs, for CISOs.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Vince Aimutis

Federated Insurance
VP – Director of Information Services / CISO

Mary Faulkner

Thrivent
VP, CISO

Jeff Johnson

Digikey
Director, IT Security and Privacy

Greg Matthias

Agiliti
VP, CISO

Tina Meeker

Sleep Number
VP, Information Security & Enterprise Architecture

Param Vig

Solventum
SVP, CISO

Governing Body Members

Brad Abbott

Medica
Senior Director – Information Risk Management-CISO

Rich Agostino

Target
SVP, CISO

Tom Bauer

APi Group
CISO

Gregory Blair

eXp Realty
Sr. Director, IT Security

Matthew Bohne

Honeywell
VP, Chief Product Security Officer

Drew Bomett

Boston Scientific
VP, CISO - Global IT Cybersecurity

Eric Brown

Metropolitan Council
CISO

Billie Chock

General Mills
Director, Cybersecurity - Governance, Risk & Compliance

Peter Christy

Patterson Companies
VP, CISO

Chuck Cinco

First Premier Bank
CISO

Andrew Coyne

Mayo Clinic
Chief Information Security Officer

Derek Dahlen

Regions Bank
SVP, Head of Customer Identity

Thomas Dolan

Exela
Senior Vice President - Global Information Security & Risk

Betty Elliott

Freddie Mac
Senior VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Sarah Engstrom

CHS
CISO and Vice President of IT Security, Productivity and Privacy

Linda Goettler

City of Saint Paul
CISO

Christopher Groshong

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
CISO

Darel Gustafson

HealthPartners
Director, Information Security and Deputy CISO

Judy Hatchett

Surescripts
VP & CISO

Heather Hausmann

Pentair
CISO

Paul Hershberger

Cargill
Cyber Command Center Leader

Jeff Holschuh

Sun Country Airlines
CISO

John Israel

State of Minnesota
CISO

Steven Jensen

Aegon
Global CISO

Mike Kearn

U.S. Bank
BISO

Michael Kellen

The Toro Co
CISO

Yan Kravchenko

Hennepin Healthcare
Core Technology & Information Security Director

Jill Kuykendall

Securian Financial
CISO

Jasper Li

Banner Engineering
Director of Global IT Infrastructure & Cybersecurity

Jim Long

C.H. Robinson
Director Cybersecurity, Technology Risk Management

Aimee Martin

Data Recognition Corporation
CISO

Daniel May

Choice Hotels International
Senior Director Information Security

Jonathan May

Mortenson
Senior Security Lead

Abdeslam Mazouz

City of Minneapolis
CISO

Adam McConnell

Legence
Senior Director Cyber-Security, Governance and Risk

Harshal Mehta

CWT
VP, CISO

Adam Mishler

Best Buy
SVP, Global CISO

Carlos Moran

Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc
Security Advisor

Scott More

Ameriprise Financial
VP, CISO

Kory Nadeau

Presbyterian Homes
Vice President of IT

Eric Ong

Donaldson
Sr. Director, Global Information Security

Scott Ostrander

SPS Commerce
VP, CISO

Tom Parker

Amazon
Global Head of Network Security

Jack Powell

Allianz Life US
CISO & AVP, IT Security & Risk Management

Greg Quale

Schwans Co
Sr Director IT Security

Richard Rhodes

Cub Foods
Director Cybersecurity

Michael Rogers

Hormel Foods
CISO

Bernie Rominski

Regis
Director, Information Security

Mark Ruchie

Entrust
VP, CISO

William Scandrett

Allina Health
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Janet Schoephoerster

Interpublic Group (IPG)
Executive Director, Global Infrastructure

Rohit Tandon

Essentia Health
VP & CISO

Tony Taylor

Land O'Lakes
CISO

Glenn Toby

Minnesota State Lottery
Information Security Officer

Chris Tyberg

Abbott
CISO

Craig Weatherhead

Fastenal
SVP, IT Infrastructure & Security

Jeff Weeks

First National Bank Of Omaha
SVP and CISO

Ryan West

Life Time
CISO

Justin Wiech

UCare
Information Security Officer

Kristi Yauch

Winnebago Industries
Director Information Security


Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs today.

  1. Improve and Achieve Operational Resilience
  2. Enable AI's Potential through Trust, Risk and Security Management
  3. Create Alignment with the Enterprise to Unlock True Value

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

June 12, 2024 | 1 day

Minneapolis CISO Executive Summit

Marriott Minneapolis West

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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IN-PERSON

September 11, 2024 | an evening

Minneapolis CISO Inner Circle

The Lynhall No. 2640

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

December 10, 2024 | 1 day

Minneapolis CISO Executive Summit

Sheraton Bloomington

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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