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
Mary Dickerson AVP, UofH
Nick Economidis CRUM & FOSTER
Detective Farrell (TFO) , Houston Police Department
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.
Louanne Harvey Eastwood
Gary Hayes SVP, CenterPoint
Gen. Rhett Hernandez Chair, ACI
Paul Huttenhoff, Director - CenterPoint Energy
Seelpa Keshvala President, Lone Star College
Al Lewis, Houston Chronicle’s business editor
Renée Lowe, Counsel - Harris Health System
Martin Littmann CISO, Kelsey Seybold
Tim McGuffin, Manager - Lares Consulting
Bob Moore Director, HPE
Stan Napper Dean, HBU
Mel Nevarez Manager, CenterPoint
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
Jon Villanti CISO, Allegiance Bank
Mr. Villanti is a Vice President and the Information Security Officer for Allegiance Bank. Jon works with senior executives and the Board of Directors to create the bank’s Information Security strategy, guide execution and ensure business alignment.
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.