Conference Hosts & Sponsors

M.S. in Cybersecurity Policy and Governance Advisory Council

Phil Aldrich, Director, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) & Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), DELL EMC

Kevin BurnsChief Information Security Officer, Draper

John C. Eckenrode, Former Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer, State Street

Michael Bourque, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Boston College

Michael Brown, RADM, USN (ret.), Founder & President, Spinnaker Security LLC

James Burrell, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Boston College (former Deputy Director for Cyber Investigative and Intelligence Operations, FBI)

Dr. Robert Cherinka, Ph.D., Chief Engineer for Software Engineering, MITRE Corp.

Cheryl A. Davis, Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives, Oracle

Doug Domin, Supervisory Special Agent , FBI Boston - Cyber Crime Division (CPG Alum)

David Escalante, Director, Computer Policy and Security, Boston College

Katherine FickExecutive Senior Counsel, IBM Corporation

Katie JenkinsExecutive Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Liberty Mutual

Cynthia J. Larose, Esq., Partner and Chair, Privacy & Security Practice Group, Mintz Levin

Scott T. Lashway, Esq., Partner, Co-Lead Cybersecurity and Privacy Group, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

John T. Martinez, Vice President and General Counsel, GE Aviation

Sasha Cohen O’ConnellPh.D., Professorial Lecturer & Executive in Residence, Department of Justice, Law & Criminology, School of Public Affairs, American University

John OʼConnor, Founder, Birch Meadow Advisors LLC; Former Executive Vice President & Chief Security Officer, Fidelity Security Services

David Olson, J.D., Associate Professor, Boston College Law School Faculty Director, Program on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (PIE), Boston College Law School

Monsurat Ottun, Chief Information Security Data Privacy Officer, Risk Management Strategist & Associate City Solicitor, City of Providence, Rhode Island (CPG Alum)

Kevin R. Powers, J.D., Founder and Director, M.S. in Cybersecurity Policy and Governance, Boston College

Sam Ransbotham, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Information Systems Department, Carroll School of Management, Boston College

Lisa M. Ropple, Partner & Practice Leader, Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Chair of Litigation, Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Data Protection, Jones Day

Timothy RussellAssistant Legal Attaché and Information Security Officer, FBI – Frankfurt, Germany

Thomas Shola, VP & Cybersecurity Officer, John Hancock/Manulife Investment Management (CPG Alum)

Kevin Swindon, Corporate Vice President & Chief Security Officer, Global Security, Charles River Labs

Heather Egan Sussman, Global Chair, Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation Practice GroupOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Simon Taylor, Founder and CEO, HYCU, Inc. (Backed by Bain Capital Ventures)

David Wilkinson, Senior Director, IT Security & Cyber Security Practice, Gartner Consulting

Jarret Wright, Chief Information Security Officer, MassPort (CPG Alum)

Visiting Fulbright Scholars

Dr. Caroline McGroary, PhD, FCA, Professor, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

Joseph Stephens, Head of Engagement at National Cyber Security Centre, Dublin, Ireland

Donal Kerr, Co-Founder & CAO of 4Securitas, Dublin, Ireland


Special Thanks to Our Conference Sponsors


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