Board of Advisors
GLOBAL VP, CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER AND PRIVACY OFFICER, CARNIVAL CORPORATION
Gary conceives, implements, and leads technology solutions that protect corporate assets, increase organizational capability, and advance productivity for Fortune 100 companies. He is recognized globally as a highly valued resource with an exceptional ability to build and develop IT teams that deliver critical business objectives in companies within transformation. Ranked 24th in xec’s “Top Security Executive Rankings”, Gary is an active speaker on IT and Cyber Security, while helping numerous companies as a valued board advisor.
Gary B. Harbison
VP, GLOBAL CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER, BAYER
As VP and Global Chief Information Security Officer for Bayer, a multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company, Gary Harbison leads the Information Security Office (ISO) with global ownership of Information Security, IT Risk Management, and protection of Bayer’s critical data. Through his leadership, Gary’s organization is responsible for the Global Information Security Strategy, IT Risk Management & Compliance, Security Education & Awareness, Cyber Threat & Intelligence, Business Continuity Planning, and Governance of the IT security controls and Privacy program. Gary and the ISO are focused on managing Bayer’s Risks and Cyber Threats globally, and enabling the business with pragmatic security solutions. Gary is also a member of the IT Leadership Team helping to define and drive Bayer’s global IT strategy. Gary has 19 years of overall IT experience, with 17 of those focused in the Information Security domain. This has included multiple global Fortune 500 companies, as well as public sector experience with the US Department of Defense. His background has included technical experience, strategy and architecture focused roles, cyber and threat experience.
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER, NETSKOPE
Jason is responsible for developing and delivering a comprehensive suite of strategic services and solutions that help CXO executives change their security strategies through innovation to ensure success while aligning to business goals. Clark is also the former Chief Security and Strategy Officer for Websense, where he was a driving force behind the company’s transformation to critical technology for CISOs. Prior roles were CISO of Emerson Electric, CISO for the New York Times, and Army Signal & Intelligence. Jason is a an executive with more than 20 years of experience building and executing successful strategic security programs, and is well-known thought leader and highly requested speaker.
CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER, CLOUDFLARE, INC.
Joe Sullivan is an expert on internet security and privacy. Most recently Joe was the Chief Security Officer at Uber, where he led the company’s information security, product security, investigations, and law enforcement relationship teams. Joe also helps direct the efforts of a number of boards that promote internet safety and security, including as a member of the White House Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, the National Cyber Security Alliance, the Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, and the Bay Area CSO Council. He also serves on the Trust Advisory Board of AirBnB and the Executive Advisory Board of Gurucul. Prior to joining Uber, Joe led the CISO office at Facebook. In his previous engagements, Joe spent 6 years working in a number of security and legal roles at PayPal and eBay, including at different times, overseeing user safety policies, directing company relations with law enforcement, guiding eBay’s regulatory compliance efforts, and managing PayPal’s North America legal team. Before entering the private sector, Joe spent 8 years with the United States Department of Justice. As a prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California, he was a founding member of a unit dedicated to full time investigation and prosecution of technology-related crimes.
SENIOR ADVISOR, CENTER FOR DIGITAL GOVERNMENT
Teri Takai is a Senior Advisor with the Center for Digital Government and was previously the CIO and EVP of Meridian Health Plan, Teri Takai also served as the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO) from October, 2010 through May, 2014. In this capacity, she served as the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Information Management/Information Technology and Information Assurance as well as non-intelligence space systems, critical satellite communications, navigation, and timing programs, spectrum and telecommunications. She provided strategy, leadership, and guidance to create a unified information management and technology vision for the Department. Prior to this federal political appointment, Ms. Takai served as Chief Information Officer for the State of California. As California’s CIO, Ms. Takai led more than 130 CIOs and 10,000 IT employees spread across the state’s different agencies, departments, boards, commissions, and offices.