2021

ONCON ICON AWARDS

The OnCon Icon Awards recognize the top information security professionals and information security vendors in the entire world. Finalists were voted on by peers to determine the winners (click here to see how winners are chosen). The 2021 Awards were presented virtually at OnCon 2021 on June 29th.

EXPLORE THE 2021 WINNERS

Winners are in alphabetical order by last name. Job title and company are listed based on time of selection. 

 

TOP 100 INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Paige Adams | Group Chief Information Security Officer | Zurich

  • Ian Amit | Chief Security Officer | Cimpress

  • Peter Anderson | CIO | GCRTA

  • Donald Assalone | Director, Global Cybersecurity | Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment

  • Chad Bennett | Senior IT Systems Administrator | Elkus Manfredi Architects

  • Paul Black | VP Cybersecurity Operations & Services | McKesson

  • Vinod Brahmapuram | Chief Information Security Officer | State of Washington

  • Matt Connors | Director Information Security | Southern New Hampshire University

  • Sri Dronamraju | Chief Information Security Officer | Bank of Montreal

  • Mark Eggleston | Vice President, Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer | Health Partners Plan

  • Todd Friedman | Chief Information Security Officer | ResMed

  • Lester Godsey | Chief Information Security Officer | Maricopa County

  • Elizabeth Gossell | Director, Cyber Security Architecture | Danaher Corporation

  • Mark Gray | Lead - Cybersecurity | AT&T

  • David Hahn | Chief Information Security Officer | CDK Global

  • David Hale | Chief Information Security Officer | Michigan Technological University

  • Lisa Hall | Head of Information Security | Pagerduty

  • Gary Harbison | Vice President & Global Chief Information Security Officer | Bayer

  • Charles Hausmann | CIO/CISO | Peloton Group

  • Daniel Hereford | EVP | Chief Information Officer | SmartBank

  • Daniel Hooper | Chief Information Security Officer | Varo Bank

  • Rob Hornbuckle | CISO | Allegiant Air

  • Tony Howlett | CISO | Securelink

  • Larry Jarvis | CISO | Iron Mountain

  • Mike Jin | SVP, CIO & CISO | CNSI

  • Kurt John | Chief Cybersecurity Officer | Siemens USA

  • Edmund Jones | Information Security Officer (ISO) | The Boeing Company

  • Sydney Klein | Chief Information Security Officer | Bristol Myers Squibb

  • Yonatan Krol | Chief Information Security Officer | Operative

  • Erez Liebermann | Chief Counsel, Cybersecurity and Privacy | Prudential Financial

  • Thomas Limber | CISO | JTA

  • Sam Masiello | Chief Information Security Officer | Gates Corporation

  • Jamie Neumaier | Vice President - Information Security | Erie Insurance Group

  • Sean Oldham | CISO | BROADCOM INC

  • Gunter Ollmann | CSO (Cloud and AI Division) | Microsoft Corporation

  • Aman Raheja | Chief Information Security Officer & Head of IT Operations | Humana

  • Robb Reck | VP & CISO | Ping Identity

  • Jill Rhodes | Chief Information Security Officer | Option Care Health

  • Ben Rothke | Senior Information Security Specialist | Tapad

  • Grant Sewell | Director of Security | AHEAD

  • Samir Sherif | CISO | Imperva

  • Donald Silva | VP/CISO | WebPT

  • Stephenie Southard | VP & CISO | BCU

  • Prabodh Telang | ISO, Director of Information Security | Credit Union of Colorado

  • Lisa Tuttle | Chief Information Security Officer | SPX Corporation

  • Jess Walpole | VP, Global IT Security and Operations | The Lincoln Electric Company

  • Linda White | Director Information Security | Axiom Medical

  • Theresa Woolcott | CISO | CoreLogic

  • Shanchieh Yang | Professor (Computer Engineering) and Director of Global Outreach (Global Cybersecurity Institute) | Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Adam Zimmerman | Director, Cyber Security | Cineplex Entertainment

TOP 100 INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONA
 

TOP 50 INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Alissa Abdullah | Deputy Chief Security Officer Senior Vice President of Cybersecurity Technology | Mastercard

  • Jerry Archer | Senior VP and Chief Security Officer | Sallie Mae

  • Sujeet Bambawale | Chief Information Security Officer | 7-Eleven

  • Massimiliano Bartolozzi | Chief Infomation and Security Officier | Lucart Group

  • Brenda Bjerke | Sr. Director, Cybersecurity | Target

  • Collin Boyce | Chief Information Officer | City of Tucson

  • Kevin Carlson | Partner, Fractional CISO | CTO | TechCXO

  • Scott Carpenter | Senior Systems Analyst / HIPAA Security Officer | King's Daughters Medical Center

  • Darlene Clapham | Chief Information Officer | York Catholic District School Board

  • Benjamin Corll | VP, Cyber Security & Data Protection | Coats

  • David Cross | Chief Information Security Officer | Oracle

  • Susan Crowe | Cybersecurity Director | Tenet Healthcare

  • Arun DeSouza | Chief Information Security Officer | Nexteer

  • Chitra Elango | Senior Director Cyber Security -DevSecOps, Red team, Appsec and Vulnerability management | FannieMae

  • Jamil Farshchi | Chief Information Security Officer | Equifax

  • Richard Flahaven | CISO & Data Privacy Officer | Harley-Davidson

  • Renee Guttmann | Chief Information Security Officer | The Campbell Soup Company

  • Richard Hale | SVP & Group Chief Information Security Officer | Sony

  • Steve Hendrie | Chief Information Security Officer | The Hershey Company

  • Kip James | VP, Chief Information Security Officer, Global Information Security | TTEC

  • Taison Kearney | VP, Information Security | Mavenlink

  • Bruce Kelber | Sr. Director & Chief Counsel - Global IT, Privacy & Cybersecurity | PepsiCo

  • Aaron Kerr | Director of IT Risk | Clearview Group

  • Junaid Khan | Director Cyber Security | Potomac Economics

  • Mandar Kulkarni | CISO | Grasim Industries Ltd , Chemical Division

  • Fred Kwong | Chief Information Security Officer | Delta Dental

  • Lisa Lafleur | Senior Leader, Global Cybersecurity Services | Raytheon Technologies

  • Ricardo Lafosse | Chief Information Security Officer | Kraft Heinz

  • Craig Liggett | CIO | Bulloch County Schools

  • Marc Lueck | CISO | Zscaler

  • Jim Motes | Chief Information Security Officer | GameStop

  • Kevin Nally | CIO | US Secret Service

  • Richard Rushing | CISO | Motorola Mobility a Lenovo Company

  • Bradley Schaufenbuel | Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer | Paychex, Inc.

  • Daniel Sergile | Deputy CISO | Ciox Health

  • Garrett Smiley | Chief Information Security Officer | Serco

  • Ibrahim Waziri Jr. | Senior Manager, Azure Gov Mission Platform Engineering, Microsoft Corporation & Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity, Marymount University | Microsoft | Marymount University

  • Troy Wilkinson | Head of Cyber Security Data Analytics & Research | The Interpublic Group of Companies

  • Angela Williams | Director II, Enterprise Information Security Office | BlueCross BlueShield Michigan

  • Christopher Zell | Chief Information Security Officer | The Wendy's Company

TOP 50 INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONAL

TOP 10 INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Tim Callahan | SVP, Global Chief Information Security Officer | Aflac

  • Michael Elmore | Chief Information Security Officer | GSK Consumer Healthcare

  • Brian Jack | CISO | KnowBe4

  • Joseph Johnson | Chief Information Security Officer | Premise Health

  • Tammy Klotz | Chief Information Security Officer | Covanta

  • Gray Mitchell | CISO & VP Of Advisory Services | IDMWORKS

  • Joaquim Neto | CIO | brMalls

  • Terence Runge | CISO | Reltio

  • Joseph Tso | Chief Information Security Officer | Scotiabank US

TOP 10 INFORMATION SECURITY AWARD BADGE.
 
 

INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

  • Don Kleoppel | Chief Security Officer | Cerner

INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONAL OF THE
 

TOP 25 INFORMATION SECURITY VENDOR AWARD WINNERS

  • Arctic Wolf

  • Avast

  • Check Point

  • Cloudflare

  • Darktrace

  • Digital Shadows

  • KnowBe4

  • Menlo Security

  • Netskope

  • Palo Alto Networks

  • Pindrop

  • Ping Identity

  • Qualys

  • ReversingLabs

  • SailPoint

  • SentinelOne

  • Skybox Security

  • Sophos

  • Tanium

  • vArmour

TOP 25 INFORMATION SECURITY VENDOR.png
 

TOP 5 INFORMATION SECURITY VENDOR AWARD WINNERS

  • Attivo Networks

  • Avanan

  • CrowdStrike

  • Trend Micro

TOP 5 INFORMATION SECURITY VENDOR BADGE.

INFORMATION SECURITY VENDOR OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

  • Kenna Security

INFORMATION SECURITY VENDOR OF THE YEAR