Five chief IT security executives join RiskSense’s new Technology Advisory Board

RiskSense, pioneering risk-based vulnerability management and prioritization, announced that five leading chief IT security executives have joined the company’s new Technology Advisory Board. Each will bring a unique perspective on security, privacy and risk management to the Board.

“Each of our advisory board members are highly respected practitioners, thought leaders and advocates that have made significant contributions to advance IT security over the course of their careers,” said Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, co-founder and CEO of RiskSense.

“Their hands-on experience, expertise, and insights will be invaluable in helping RiskSense continue to push the boundaries of product innovation for security vulnerability risk management, while ensuring we are addressing the top priorities of Chief Information Security Officers.”

RiskSense Technology Advisory Board members

Macy Dennis, Chief Security Officer (CSO) for EVOTEK, is also founder and Chairman of the Board of the San Diego CISO Round Table, an ecosystem for CISOs. He serves on the California Governor’s Cyber Taskforce, Cyber Center of Excellence and Security Advisory Alliance, and was nominated for the National Counterintelligence Award.

Previously, he was an Executive Director in the Office of the CISO at Optiv, CISO at Kratos Defense and CISO at Amylin Pharmaceuticals. He has also held security leadership roles at American Express, Trimble Navigation, Echostar, and Winstar Wireless.

Joel Fulton, Ph.D., Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Splunk where he is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing Splunk’s enterprise security and risk management program to ensure the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information owned, controlled or processed by Splunk products.

Prior to Splunk, Joel held security leadership positions at Google, Symantec, Starbucks, and Boeing. He is a recognized expert and frequent keynote speaker on insider threats, AI/machine learning and cybersecurity, pragmatic risk management, and global security management.

Shaun Khalfan, Vice President, Information Security at Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) where he heads the information security program and strategy, including security architecture, operations, and engineering to manage information security risk across the company.

Previously, Shaun served as CISO for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and was Director of Cybersecurity for the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer. He has held cybersecurity leadership roles at the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S Navy, and the U.S. Army.

Shaun is a fellow with the American Council for Technology and an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University.

Jason Lish, Chief Security, Privacy and Data Officer for Advisor Group, one of the largest networks of independent wealth management firms in the United States.

He has over 20 years of experience managing global IT departments for Fortune 100 and 500 companies including Charles Schwab, where he was Senior Vice President, Security Technology & Operations, and Honeywell International where he led global cyber security strategy and operations.

He also served as Executive Vice President, CSO and CIO for Alight Solutions, a provider of health, wealth and HR solutions.

Andrew Stone, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Americas for Pure Storage, where he supports the development of next generation data storage and protection technologies.

Previously he served as U.S. and Global CTO and Chief Security Technology Officer for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Global Head of Innovation, Technology & Security Architecture and Chief Security Technology Officer for Zurich Insurance Company, and CISO for Farmers Insurance Group.

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