Meet our


Bill Aerts

Executive Director, Archimedes Center for Healthcare and Device Security

Karen Andersen

Principal Consultant, IAM Advisory | Cybersecurity | eDiscovery/ESI Consultant

Bob Bennett

Co-Founder, NaviLogic

Gretchen Block

Vice President, Optum Technology

Andrew Bomett

VP & CISO, Boston Scientific

Andrew Borene

Civil Liberties & Privacy Officer,  National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Debra Bruemmer

Senior Manager, Mayo Clinic

Gary Buonacorsi

Chief Technology Officer, Chief IT Architect US State and Local Government and Education, Tanium

Laura Burr

VP, Deposit Administration Manager, Bremer Bank

Christopher Buse

SVP, Chief Information Security Officer, Old Republic

D. Keith Casey

API Problem Solver. Okta, Inc

Tom Cameron

Solutions Architect, BlackBerry powered by Cylance AI

Aaron McKee Campbell

FBI Computer Scientist, FBI

Joseph Chow

SVP, Director of Specialized Business Solutions, Bremer Bank

Joyce Corell

Director, Supply Chain and Technology Security Office of the National Cyber Director, Executive Office of the President, White House

Sean Costigan

Professor, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

Tim Crothers

SVP, Chief Security Officer, Mandiant

Sam Curry

CSO, Cybereason

Jennifer Czaplewski

Senior Director, Cyber Security, Target

Mary Diner

Security Director, Optum Technology

Jerry Driessen

Assistant Chief Information Officer / Chief Technology Officer, City of San José

Jen Easterly

Director , Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Stephen Ellis

Government Solutions Lead , Zoom Video Communications

W. Anders Folk

Acting United States Attorney , U.S. Department of Justice

Jon Ford

Managing Director, Mandiant

Amy Fox

VP of Business Development, Ambient Consulting

Evan Francen

CEO, SecurityStudio

Mary Frantz

Chief Information Security Officer; Founder, Prescryptive Health, Inc.; Enterprise Knowledge Partners, LLC

Christopher Gabbard

Cyber Security Advisor – Region V, Office of Cybersecurity & Communications, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Sailesh Gadia

Partner, KPMG

John Gilligan

President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Internet Security

Dave Gold

VP, Business Strategy, SentinelOne

Michael Gregg

Interim CISO, North Dakota

Earl Gregorich

Area Manager and Business Consultant at Greenville Area Small Business Development Center, SBDC

Ted Gutierrez

CEO, SecurityGate.io

Andy Hanks

CISO, State of Montana

Michael Hansen

Sr Solutions Engineer, Avanan, a Checkpoint Company

Dan Hanson

Senior Vice President Management Liability and Client Experience, Marsh & McLennan Agency

Judy Hatchett

CISO, Surescripts

Brigadier General Stefanie Horvath

Mobilization Assistant to the Director of Operations; Executive Director Enterprise Services, U.S. Cyber Command, MNIT

Allison Hubel, PhD

Director , Technological Leadership Institute at University of Minnesota

Keith Ibarguen

Chief Product Officer , Cofense

Jacqui Irwin

Assembly member, 44th District; Chair, Select Committee on Cybersecurity , California State Assembly

Shruti Iyer

Principal Innovation Architect, Oracle

Mike Johnson

Director of Graduate Studies and Renier Chair, Technological Leadership Institute

Darrin E. Jones

Executive Assistant Director, FBI

Sarah Jopp

Principal Information Security Analyst, Mayo Clinic

Eran Kahana

Attorney, Maslon

Faisal Kaleem

Professor, Department of Computer Science and Cybersecurity Graduate Director, Cyber Operations Program Executive Director, MN Cyber Co-Founder and Executive Board Member, Minnesota Cyber Careers Consortium (MNC3), Metropolitan State (MN) University

Dr. Vasileios Karagiannopoulos

Reader in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity, Portsmouth University

Darrell Kesti

Director, HealthCare Sales, Ordr

Eugene Kipniss

MS-ISAC Member Programs Manager, Center for Internet Security

Carlos Kizzee

Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, MS-ISAC, Center for Internet Security

Yan Kravchenko

Information Security Director, Hennepin Healthcare

Judd Larson

Principal Technologist, Global Quality - Product Security Office, Medtronic

Robert Lee

CEO, Dragos

Tony Lee

VP, Global Services Technical Operations, Blackberry

Brian Levine

Managing Director, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, EY

Carey Lewis

SVP of Strategic Sales, Island

Tris Lingen

VP, Enterprise Chief Information Security Officer, 3M

Larry Maccherone

DevSecOpps Transformation, Contrast Security

Eileen Manning

Co-Founder, Executive Producer, Cyber Security Summit

Chris Mark

National Practice Director- Payment Security, Fraud, and IAM

Peter Martinson

Director of Incident Response , Blue Team Alpha

Brian McDonald

District Director, SBA

Louise McEvoy

Mountaineer & Cyber Professional

Tina Meeker

Sr. Director, Information Security, Sleep Number

Harshal Mehta


Ryan Miller

Director of Cyber Threat & Fraud Intelligence , Target

Adam Mishler

VP, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Best Buy

Daniel Mooradian

Director of Graduate Studies for the MS in Medical Device Innovation Program, Technological Leadership Institute - University of Minnesota

Rebecca Morgan

Deputy Assistant Director, Insider Threat; Deputy Director, National Insider Threat Task Force , National Intelligence and Security Center

David Mott

Senior Principal Engineer TLCP, Optum Technology

Jim Nash

Assistant Minority Leader, Minnesota House of Representatives

Gregory Ogdahl

Director, Defensive Cyberspace Operations, MoneyGram

Mario Paez

Director, Cyber & Technology E&O, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC

Milinda Rambel Stone

VP, CISO, Bremer Bank

Brian Reed

Director, Cybersecurity Strategy, Proofpoint

Shawn Riley

CIO , North Dakota Information Technology Department

Chris Romeo

CEO, Security Journey

Keely Ross

Enterprise Sales Executive,  Zoom Video Communications

William Scandrett

Chief Information Security Officer , Allina Health

Jason Steer

Principal Security Strategist, Recorded Future

Phil Schenkenberg

Partner, Litigation & Cyber Security , Taft Law

David Schultz

President, G5 Consulting & Engineering Services

Richard Scott

Chief Security Architect , Optum Technology

John Seaman

Regional Director, Axonius

Sumit Sehgal

Strategic Product Mktg Director, Armis

Tom Sheffield

Senior Director Technology, Target

Scott Singer

President, CyberNINES, Ret. USN Captain

Nancy Skuta

Senior Information Security Analyst, ITS4, Threat and Vulnerability Management, MNIT Services

Gary Sorrentino

Global Deputy CIO, Zoom Video Communications , Zoom

Ryan Spelman

VP Cyber Risk, Kroll

Benjamin Stock

Director of Healthcare Product Management, Ordr

Rohit Tandon

Assistant Commissioner, State Chief Information Security Officer, State of Minnesota, MNIT Services

Andrew Tellijohn

Editor and Publisher, Upsize Minnesota

Shayla Treadwell

Executive Director, Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Governance, Risk & Compliance, ECS

Jamison Utter

Sr Director Product and Solution Evangelism, Ordr

Wade Van Guilder

Sr. Manager for Solutions and Architectures for World Wide Technology (WWT), State & Local Government and Education (SLED), World Wide Technology

Paul Veeneman

President & COO, Beryllium Infosec Collaborative

Alex Volk

Senior Engineer, ReliaQuest

Derek Weeks

Senior Vice President, The Linux Foundation

Joe Weiss

Managing Partner , Applied Control Solutions, LLC

Gretchen White

CISO, Minnesota Judicial Branch

Clark Whiting

Lead Security Architect, Best Buy

Col. Teri Williams

Commander, 91st Cyber Brigade, Virginia Army National Guard; DHS

Meredith Winegar

Operations Director of Mortgage, Trust and Insurance , Bremer Bank

Ira Winkler

CISO, Skyline Technology Solutions

Robert Worden

SVP, Community Sales and Support Manager, Bremer Bank

Lyle Wright

Associate State Director, Minnesota Small Business Development Center

Michael Wyatt

Director, Threat Management , Surescripts LLC