Rewire, Reinvent, Simplify, Secure

October 27, 2020 | Philadelphia, PA | Virtual Event


Krista Arndt, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer
Customers Bank

Krista Arndt is the Deputy CISO and VP, Digital Governance & Cyber Risk at Customers Bank. She has dedicated her career to guiding her peers on Cybersecurity best practices. Krista enjoys helping organizations overcome the unique challenge of balancing an effective Cybersecurity program while enabling business initiatives within the confines of heavily regulated industries. Krista has over 12 years of combined experience in Information Security Risk Management, Governance, & Compliance in the Department of Defense and Financial Industry. With the help of her team, Krista has developed a mature Cyber Risk Management Program providing risk-based oversight of 3rd party vendors and organizational security controls in line with FFIEC, SOX, ISO 27001, and NIST. Krista is an active member of FS-ISAC, ISACA, and Infraguard and mentors other women interested in building a career in cybersecurity. When off the clock, Krista takes her affinity for overcoming challenges to the race track, where she competes in a national drag racing series and uses her racing as a forum to advocate for autism awareness.

Seth Shestack, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Executive Director Information Security and Privacy
Temple University

Seth Shestack is the Deputy CISO at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. In this role, Seth manages the Information Security Strategy on a university-wide basis. This includes the management of campus-wide Information Security and compliance efforts including management of the security operations and administration teams.

Security monitoring, alerting, detection, and response are key elements of this strategy, as well as security policy and awareness programs.

Temple uses both defenses in-depth and data-driven approaches to information security and works collaboratively with all constituents to align data protection with the ongoing mission and business of the university.

Seth has more than thirty years’ experience in networking, and systems engineering, with an emphasis on Information Security, 

Seth is a frequent conference speaker on topics surrounding the securing of the higher education environment and Information security in general. 

Dawn-Marie Hutchinson, Security Transformation Executive

Dawn-Marie Hutchinson is a dynamic and highly accomplished senior executive with more than 18 years of success in healthcare, retail, technology, and professional services sectors. She leverages extensive experience in cyber security and risk management to bridge the gap between deep technical content and information that a C-Level executive can digest and use to make quality decisions. Dawn-Marie has the proven ability to work with Boards of Directors and Executive leadership to facilitate strategic technology conversations to enhance business strategy, improve supply chain operations, and manage enterprise risk. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, business continuity, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, supply chain management.

Named as one of the “Top 12 Most Influential Women in Cyber Security” by CSO Magazine and “Eight Women to Watch” by SC Magazine, Dawn-Marie has also received recognition as one of CRN’s Women of the Channel Power 50 and was an Evanta Breakaway Leader Nominee. She has authored multiple technical white papers and is regularly cited as a subject matter expert in industry magazines. Dawn-Marie was featured in the article “Women in Cyber Leadership” in Wired Magazine and wrote the article “No One Plans to Fail, But Many Fail to Plan” as a guest author for Secure360. A confident and experienced public speaker, Dawn-Marie presents at over 40 conferences worldwide per year to organizations including RSA, Gartner Security Summit, Net Diligence, Black Hat, IAPP, Evanta CIO and CISO Summits, and ISSA events.

Dawn-Marie graduated from Saint Joseph’s University in 2013 with an MBA in Business Administration. She attained her BA in Political Science and International Relations from the University of New Hampshire in 1999. Dawn-Marie holds certification as a CISM, CISA, CRISC, and PCI QSA. 

Ketan Vanjara, Chief Technology Officer and Enterprise Coach

Ketan Vanjara is the CTO and Enterprise Coach at Berkadia. Before Berkadia, he was the Global CIO for Core Banking, SAPIs, and Microservices at HSBC. In addition to working for other MNCs like Microsoft and SunGard, Ketan also ran software startups focused on building mCommerce apps and other software products on mobile platforms. With close to 30 years of experience, he has seen the evolution of technology from punch cards and mainframes, to mid-range, to client-server followed by web, mobile, and now cloud and devices. A futuristic thinker, Ketan has a lot of faith in human potential and strongly believes the future belongs to imagination, inspiration, and collaboration.

Drew WanczowskiPrincipal Solutions Engineer

Drew Wanczowski has over 15 years’ experience working on technical leadership, architecture, and engineering in content management, metadata, search, and workflow. He has held leadership and engineering roles at MarkLogic, KlarisIP, Univision Digital, Condé Nast, and The American Institute of Physics. His focus is on systems that manage large volumes of asset transactions including ingestion, metadata management, search, and distribution. In his career, Drew has worked across a broad range of application categories, including DAM, Contract/Rights Management, CMS, Sports Statistics, Search Technology, and Cloud-Native infrastructures. He has been an active participant in the data standards and open source community.

Beth Miller, Business Development Manager
vCom Solutions

Beth Miller has more than 20 years’ experience in the telecom and expense management industries and is passionate about bringing real solutions to IT leaders to help them better manage their technology costs and services. Beth’s deep background honed at Sprint and AOTMP helps her to empower leaders to mitigate risk and help drive revenue in their organization. Beth lives in Indianapolis.

Paul Connaker, Vice President Sales
vCom Solutions

Paul Connaker has been in the tech industry for nearly two decades and currently serves as the Vice President of Sales for vCom Solutions. In his previous role with the company, he oversaw the organization’s vast Software and Services Team, helping to manage customer’s IT spend conversion and onboarding to vManager, vCom’s IT Lifecycle Management platform. Paul has held virtually every customer-facing role in the organization during his 13 years at vCom. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

Kirin Heinz, Team Leader

Kirin Heinz is a Cyber Security Team Leader at Darktrace, the world’s leading machine learning company for cyber defense. She has worked extensively with clients across numerous industry verticals, from financial services to manufacturing, helping them deploy Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System, the only AI technology capable of detecting and autonomously responding to early-stage cyber-threats. Heinz graduated with a bachelor’s degree from New York University and is based out of Darktrace’s New York City office.

Rodrigo Loureiro, Global Chief Information Officer
Laureate International Universities

Rodrigo Loureiro is a worldwide leader in higher education, with $3.3B in revenue from 27 accredited campus-based and online universities offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 850,000 students in 7 countries.

He is a C-Suite Information Technology (IT) and INFOSEC Executive Leader with a noteworthy career of executive experience, expertise, and high achievement in large global organizations’ executive technology positions (e.g., CIO/CTO/CISO) involving IT/INFOSEC leadership. Rodrigo’s robust experience in the creation and management of Enterprise Information Security programs as well as Enterprise IT transformation, through cost reduction and modernization initiatives. His vast experience in cost optimization and reduction of overall IT spend, both through maintenance spend optimization and leveraging innovation and modernization.

Rodrigo directs major corporate and global hybrid datacenters and cloud resources, delivering 24/7 world-class infrastructure services. Leads a global organization of 1,800+ employees and a $200M+ IT Budget.

Mr. Loureiro holds a Major in Applied Mathematics and Masters in Statistics and Operations Research. When not figuring out new and innovative ways to increase Information Security, Rodrigo is out riding his bike as fast as possible.

Tara Matthews, Chief Information Officer, Chief Information Security Officer
Einstein Healthcare Network

Tara Matthews is currently the Chief Information Security Officer for a large academic healthcare network.  She is a long-term veteran of the healthcare technology industry, both from vendor and client perspectives, and currently responsible for providing leadership and vision for the organization’s cybersecurity and assurance program. Tara has more than 30 years of first-hand industry experience and has held executive-level positions in several profit and non-profit organizations. 

Tara’s background also includes leadership roles in multiple startups, supply-chain companies, the hospitality industry, and real estate investment.  She has been a serial entrepreneur from an early age, and in her spare time, mentors small business owners and start-up entrepreneurs.  Her vast experiences in the broader health care industry, and unique incorporation of business commerce expertise, provide the competitive advantage to help others identify, understand and address the major challenges facing today’s health care leaders.

Karl Horvath Ph.D., President
Campus Consortium

Karl Horvath currently serves as President at Campus Consortium and he volunteers to serve regional non-profit organizations. 

Karl is a versatile and objective technology and business leader who understands how to communicate, relate to others, and build diverse teams using experience, emotional intelligence, and self-awareness. He fixes problems, develops strategy, implements policy, creates positive and productive organizational cultures, complete challenging projects, and maintain fiscal responsibility. 

His administrative work ranges from fortune 500 businesses to large non-profit organizations. His experience combines a blend of interpersonal attributes, executive acumen, and collaborative skills that achieves strategic vision and organizational transformation. 

Before joining Campus Consortium Karl was the Chief Information Officer at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA, and taught at Arcadia University. He volunteers to serve regional non-profit organizations.

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