Ernesto Ballesteros, State Cybersecurity Coordinator
Aaron Bayles, Lead - Revolutionary Security LLC
Phil Beckett CEO, HASA
Phil joined HASA in September 2015 as CIO to deliver HIE services in Dallas/Fort Worth, north Texas and west Texas. Phil has served for the last 3 years as the Chief Technology Officer and Privacy and Security Officer with Greater Houston Healthconnect.
Janet Borgstedte - HPD Cyber and Financial Crimes Division
George Buenik Director, CofH
Robert Butler SVP, AECOM
Jesse Carrillo CIO, Hines
William Carter VC, HCC
Deepak Chaudhry Adv., BDO
George Crawford VP, CES
John Czapko, VP - Tech Mahindra
Sgt. Davis, Houston Police Department
Matt Davies AVP, FRB
Matt Davies, CTP, AAP, CPP, is an Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He has 21 years of experience in the payments industry, 18 of those with the Federal Reserve Banks. He has also served as ACH & Wire Product Manager for a commercial bank, and as a product manager in the bankcard industry.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Matt graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History in 1997, and from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 2013. He currently serves on the board of directors for Jubilee Park & Community Center in Dallas.
Mary Dickerson AVP, UofH
Nick Economidis CRUM & FOSTER
Detective Farrell (TFO) , Houston Police Department
Jason Griffin, CISM | President, Guardian Infosec
Jason has 20+ years of Healthcare IT and Information security program development/management and strategy. He is currently a Certified Information Security Manager and has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Houston Downtown. Jason has worked in numerous capacities for healthcare organizations, including large IDN’s, smaller regional hospitals, healthcare consulting firms, HIE’s, and business associates. Jason is currently the Founder and CEO of Guardian InfoSec Solutions, LLC where he delivers Virtual CISO support to multiple organizations and information security managed services.
Jack Hanagriff Coord., CofH
Jack Hanagriff is a 34-year veteran with the Houston Police Department. For the last seven years he has been on special assignment to the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security, where he currently serves as the Coordinator of the Regional Risk and Critical Infrastructure Protection Program.
Tripp Hardy, CEO, Reprivata
As Co-Founder at Gallatin Capital, Tripp has directly raised over $2.5 billion in capital for alternative investment managers across a broad range of strategies and transactions. In addition, Mr. Hardy has led the firm’s merchant banking and corporate advisory business. In that capacity, he has served as an investor, board member, advisor and/or executive for several disruptive companies. Tripp joined Reprivata as CEO in 2017 and has played a critical role in the firm’s expanding global presence. He received an MBA Finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BA, Economics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Experienced Information Technology Manager with 35 years of experience in the utilities industry. Currently responsible for Cyber Security, Identity and Access Management, Compliance and Cyber Incident Response utilizing the NIST Framework for CenterPoint Energy. Previous responsibilities included Physical Security, Business Process, Smart Grid, Enterprise Architecture, LAN, Support Desk and Network design. Attended the University of Texas at El Paso and The University of Houston-Downtown earning a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Teresa Tonthat, Chief Information Security Officer
Umesh Verma CEO, BLUE LANCE
Jeffery Vinson, CISO - Harris Health System
Greg White Director, CIAS UT
Tom Winn Director, UofH-D
Tom Winn is currently the Director of the Master of Security Management program at the University of Houston-Downtown, a program that offers curriculum in management, cybersecurity and traditional areas of corporate security all focused on managing the diverse security risks to large organizations.