Tim joined Aflac in April, 2014. Tim is responsible for the Aflac Global Security Program which includes Technology Risk Management, Physical and Logical Information Asset Protection, Information Security Program, Threat and Vulnerability Management, Cyber Security Operations and Incident Response, Information Technology Compliance and Risk Management, Security Engineering, Business Resiliency and Disaster Recovery.  Tim is the executive responsible for the protection and availability of the information assets for the world’s leading provider of supplemental and voluntary insurance. Tim leads various securit‍‍‍y and risk committees and structures to help business partners accelerate in a safe and sound manner, while protecting Aflac clients.

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Jim Routh, CISM, CSSLP

Chief Security Officer


Tim Callahan

SVP, Global Chief Security Officer


Devon Bryan

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer

The Federal Reserve System

David A. Cass

Global Partner Cloud Security Services & CISO Cloud & SaaS Operations


‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍Darrin Reynolds

Risk Manager, Emerging Regulations


‍‍‍Hussein Syed


RWJBarnabas Health

Richard Rushing


Motorola Mobility

Pierre D. Boisrond, Ph.D., C|EH, nCSE

Information Security Engineering Team Lead

Aviall, A Boeing Company

Mike Towers


Allergan  ‍‍‍

‍‍‍Joey Johnson


Premise Health


Jim Routh‍‍‍ is the Chief Security Officer and leads the Global Security function for Aetna. He is the Chairman of the NH-ISAC Board. He serves on the Board of the National Cyber Security Alliance and is a member of the Advisory Board of the ClearSky Security Fund.

‍‍‍He was formerly the Global Head of Application & Mobile Security for JP Morgan Chase. Prior to that he was the CISO for KPMG, DTCC and American Express.  Jim is the winner of the 2017 Evanta Breakaway Leaders Award, 2016 Security Alliance Award for Innovation, 2016 ISE Luminary Leadership Award, and many other awards.

‍‍‍Mr. Cass is the Global Partner of Cloud Security Services & Cloud CISO. He has global responsibility for all aspects of cloud security practices, processes, and policies across the IBM Cloud & Security Services Unit.  Mr. Cass serves as a regulatory SME and an Executive Steering committee member for IBM’s International Banking Customers. David is an active contributor to the FS-ISAC on Cloud Compliance and Security for financial services firms, and works closely with U.S., and International Regulators.

Previously Mr. Cass served as the SVP & Chief Information Security Officer for Elsevier.  Where he lead an organization of experienced legal, risk and security professionals that provided data protection, privacy, security, and risk management guidance on a global basis for Elsevier. He also served as the HIPAA officer for Elsevier.  David has over 4.5 years of experience running a regulated FTSE 100 enterprise in the cloud.

Richard Rushing is the Chief Information Security Officer for Motorola Mobility LLC. Richard participates in corporate, community, private, and government security councils and working groups, setting standards, policies, and solutions for current and emerging security issues. As Chief Information Security Officer for Motorola Mobility, he has led the organization's security effort by developing an international team to tackle  targeted attacks, cyber-crime, and emerging threats to mobile devices. He has organized, developed, and deployed practices, tools, and techniques to protect the enterprise's intellectual property worldwide. A much-in-demand international speaker on information security, Richard has spoken at many of the leading security conferences and seminars around the world.

With nearly 20 years of information security experience spanning the healthcare, financial, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, communications and entertainment industries, ‍‍‍Darrin has been practitioner, consultant, facilitator, first-responder and educator helping organizations realize the benefit of security as a differentiator. His credentials and expertise make him a qualified and competent educator but it is his relaxed manner and disarming humor that make him a memorable and skilled communicator.

Hussein Syed is the Chief Information Security Officer at RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than two million patients each year. At RWJBarnabas Health, Hussein is responsible for information security and the organization’s HIPAA compliance and security governance program. Hussein and his team are responsible for information security functions for the healthcare system. A seasoned Information Technology professional, he has more than 22 years of experience. Hussein is currently the board chair for the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS).

Devon Bryan is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Federal Reserve System. As CISO, Devon oversees information security, including incident response, for the enterprise, ensuring information security architecture, standards, policies and programs remain effective and efficient. Devon came to the Federal Reserve from Fortune 500 payroll and human resources provider ADP, where led ADP’s information security strategy, collaborating across the company’s geographically dispersed business operations to ensure coordination, consensus, and effective execution across global operations. Prior to joining ADP in 2011, he served as the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) after directing the IRS’s FISMA-compliant information security program and leading the IRS’s incident response team. His information security career began in the U.S. Air Force, where he served as a Captain and lead engineer working on systems and programs to protect the critical network and communications tools of the Air Force’s Air Combat Command.

Dr. Pierre D. Boisrond is a preacher, a computer scientist and security researcher,a social scientist,an engineer,an eHealth scholar,a linguist,a community servant and a soccer columnist. He was born in Haiti and has lived in the United States since 1985.He has been a FIFA World Cup Columnist for PlanetworldCup.com and has written several articles.

In his professional career, Dr. Boisrond has frequented several engineering firms such as Powersoft Corporation, Sybase Corporation, Autologic Information International,Veritas Software Corporation Interworld Corporation, Baltimore Technologies,Hewlett Packard and Raytheon.Currently, Dr. Boisrond is the Information Security Engineering Team Lead at Aviall, a Boeing Company.

In terms of education,Dr. Boisrond earned a BS in computer Engineering from Nova Southeastern University,a Master of Engineering from Cornell University;a Master of Science in Computer Science from Boston University. He has done doctoral research in Social Digital Divide at the Union Institue & University in Ohio and has earned his doctorate in Health Education at the School of Health Management of AT Still University of Health Sciences in Kirksville, Missouri. His research is in the areas of Information Security, ‍‍‍Malware, eHealth, Social Digital Divide, and Health Informatics.

Currently, Dr. Boisrond is studying and researching concepts in Health Informatics at the School of Biomedical informatics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Boisrond has also done graduate work at the following universities:The Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;School of Health Related Professions at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey;Penn State Hershey College of Medicine; Northwestern University,Texas Woman University,Texas A&M(Commerce) and West Texas A&M, and Texas A&M (Kingsville).

Mike Towers is accountable globally for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Allergan’s vastinformation assets across an R&D, supply chain and commercial enterprise spanning ~100 countries. This includes strategy, governance, risk management, 3rd-party oversight, IT compliance, identity & access management, security technology management, security analytics and monitoring, incident response, investigations and forensics, and SAP/ERP security.

Mike passionately champions industry collaboration and information sharing within multiple executivesecurity forums, including Department of Homeland Security’s National Health ISAC, where he is currently serving on the Board of Directors and is Chair of the Product and Services Committee. Mike is also an active member of McKinsey’s Healthcare CISO Group, Corporate Executive Program (CEP), Evanta CISO Governing Body for Philadelphia and North New Jersey, and Corporate Executive Board’s Information Risk Leadership Council.

Mike was recently named the 2015 Information Security Executive of the Year for the Northeast byT.E.N., as well as the 2015 Information Security North America Executive of the Year for the Healthcare sector.

Joey Johnson is Chief Information Security Officer at Premise Health, provider of large employer sponsor health and wellness centers for employees. Joey is responsible for leading all organizational efforts related to security operations and engineering, information technology and security compliance, identity access management, policy development, security audit, and vendor risk management to meet challenging security and compliance demands. In his six years with Premise Health, Joey has been instrumental in implementing a proactive security and risk management environment focused organizational risk awareness that is transformative in the healthcare industry. He successfully launched a cutting-edge vendor and business associate maturity development program that dynamically empowered business partners of various scales and complexity to meet challenging security and compliance demands. Additionally, he has worked to develop a team driven by passion in security, with a focus on empowering and fostering women in the security field. In 2016 Joey was presented CISO of the Year award by the Nashville Technology Council.


Derek Melber

Technical Evangelist‍‍‍


Derek Melber speaks to IT professionals all over the world. Derek has both ‍‍‍spoken at InfoSec World and was the chair of the event for 4 years. Derek now speaks on Active Directory, security, auditing, and monitoring every month some place in the world.