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San Diego Event: Conversations with CISOs

  • Amazon 10300 Campus Point Drive Ste. 200 San Diego, CA, 92121 (map)

Topic: Conversations with CISOs

Issues that will be discussed: 

  • Top CISO priorities for the remainder of the year

  • How CISOs address privacy, notably in an era of CCPA and GDPR

  • How CISOs evaluate third-party risk

  • How CISOs work with CIOs and other IT stakeholders (best practices)


Gary Everekyan: Gary is an established Senior Technology Executive with over 20 years of experience in meeting compliance requirements in large-scale, highly regulated organizations. He is a counselor to corporate officers and management committees on security and regulatory compliance matters and has successfully managed cybersecurity and risk under a variety of business conditions, including contract negations, spin-off, acquisition, and on- and off-shore business process and IT outsourcing.  

Todd Friedman: Todd is the CISO for ResMed, a company that develops, manufactures, distributes and markets medical devices and cloud-based solutions. He has more than 20 years experience in information risk, security management, and IT leadership and has worked in the healthcare, tory, entertainment, music startup, and insurance industries. Prior to joining ResMed in early 2015, Todd was the CISO of Mattel, and prior to that, he was the SVP and CISO of Universal Music Group, the world largest music company. 

Gary Hayslip: As CISO for Webroot, Gary advises executive leadership on protecting critical information resources and oversees enterprise cybersecurity strategy. His helps create a “risk aware” culture that emphasizes securing and protecting customer information entrusted to Webroot. Hayslip’s career in the fields of enterprise information and network security spans more than 20 years and includes multiple CIO, CISO, CRO, and deputy director of IT positions for the U.S. Navy, the Federal Government, the City of San Diego, and Webroot.

Gary Martino: Gary is the Director of Information Security for AMN Healthcare, a 3 billion dollar healthcare staffing firm, helping healthcare organizations provide a quality patient care experience that is more human, more effective, and more achievable. With over 36 years of IT experience including 12 years of security-focused background, Gary has worked in the cleared defense contractor segment, hospitality, senior living, and most recently healthcare and data analytics.

Emily O'Carroll: Emily started her career at KPMG LLP in their IT Advisory practice. During her 10 years there, she led audit and consulting teams working for global Fortune 500 companies as a Director in the IT Risk and Compliance group and served in a consulting role for the Infrastructure Security department at a global online payments processor. In her current role as Director, Global Information Security and IT Compliance at Callaway Golf in Carlsbad, Emily oversees the Company’s Global Information Security and IT Compliance departments.

Raghu Valipireddy: Raghu is the SVP and Chief Information Security Officer at Axos Financial.

Panel Moderator - Matt Stamper: Matt, CISA, CISM, CIPP/US, ITIL, CISO, EVOTEK brings a broad, multi-disciplinary understanding of cybersecurity best practices. His diverse domain knowledge spans IT service management (ITSM), cybersecurity, cloud services, control design and assessment (Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA-HITECH), privacy (GDPR, CCPA), enterprise risk management (ERM) and IT risk management (ITRM).