• Orange Flower(ISC)² Foundation Committee

    Greg Thompson Co-Chair Greg Thompson, CISSP (Canada)

    An IT and Security professional with 23 years industry experience in industries ranging from Telecommunications (Circuit Design & Engineering) to the Financial Services Industry. Mr. Thompson has held various senior level Information Security management positions including Head of Global IS Security and CISO for Manulife Financial Corporation (Toronto, Canada - 2002-2003), VP Enterprise Security Services, Scotiabank Group (Toronto Canada - Present). Mr. Thompson achieved his CISSP accreditation from ISC2 in December 2001. Mr. Thompson is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business Executive Leadership Program. (University of Western Ontario).

    Julie Peeler Co-Chair Julie Peeler, Foundation Director (USA)

    As Foundation Director, Julie is responsible for building, leading and managing the (ISC)² Foundation to ensure it becomes a vibrant, wide-reaching and effective organization for the benefit of everyone who interacts with data and the Internet in their daily lives.  She is an accomplished market researcher and business strategist with nearly three decades of experience in both the for-profit and non-profit arenas.  Her experience includes forging strategic partnerships, encouraging corporate social responsibility and employee volunteerism, nonprofit board development, strategic planning and marketing.   Julie holds a BA in journalism from Loyola University of Chicago and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University.

    maurene allison Marene Allison Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for Johnson & Johnson (USA)

    Marene Allison is responsible for protecting J&J's systems and data worldwide through elimination and mitigation of IT risk.  She has over 19 years of chief security officer responsibilities that have included not only J&J but also Medco Health Solutions and Avaya. Before joining the corporate world, she served as a Special Agent in the FBI. Marene is a graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, in the first class of women.  She served in the Army in the Military Police, at Ft Hood, Texas , Ft Chaffee, AR and Ft McClellan, AL.  She has served on the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services appointed by the Secretary of Defense and the Overseas Advisory Committee appointed by the Secretary of State.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Industrial security, International and participates on the FBI's Domestic Security Alliance Committee.  Additionally she is a founding member of West Point Women and currently serves as their president. 

    Jefferson Gutierrez Jefferson Gutierrez, CISSP, Manager, Risk Consulting, KPMG Advisory Services Ltda  (Colombia)

    Jefferson Gutierrez is currently in charge of the Information Protection Advisory Services for KPMG's practice in Colombia, where he is responsible for overseeing information security engagements, including vulnerability assessments, risk analysis, security audits, secure infrastructure design, forensic analysis and corporate policy review & development. He is a professional focused on risk management and information security governance with hands-on experience in risk analysis, security audits, corporate policy review & development, information security architecture review and design, vulnerability assessments, ethical hacking and ISO/IEC 17799:2005 compliance engagements.

    Ryan Kang photo Ryan (Yong-Nam) Kang, CISSP, CISA, (ISC)²  Korea Chapter President;  Senior Director, Hewlett Packard  (South Korea)  

    Ryan (Yong-Nam) Kang has been working as an IT services & security professional for eighteen years. He is currently (ISC)2 Korea chapter president and senior director of Hewlett Packard, supervising printing & personal system business in Korea.  For the past 5 years, he has been devoted to growing the CISSP community in Korea.  In the beginning of 2012, the CISSP community of Korea became the first official (ISC)²  Chapter in the world, with over 3,500 CISSPs.  He started his career at LG as a Software Researcher in 1994, and as an IT Consultant at Hewlett Packard for over ten years he has been leading the IT security industry of Korea in evolving the mobile Internet environment.

    haruhiko kitano Haruto Kitano, CISSP, JGISP, Senior Manager, Delloite Tohmatsu Risk Services CO., Ltd. (Japan) 

    Haruto Kitano is with Delloite Tohmatsu Risk Services CO., Ltd. In information centric security consulting, focusing on security and risk management governance to maximize effort of enterprise. He is also focusing on database related security and identity management area including regulatory compliance. He is a committee member of the Database Security Consortium in Japan and an (ISC)² Asian Advisory Board member. Mr. Kitano has been a vocal professional within the IT security industry in Japan. He is also a Researcher at Secure System Laboratory of Institute of Information Security (IISEC).

    Richard Lane photo Richard Lane, CISSP, ISSMP, CISA, CISM and CRISC (Switzerland) 

    Richard Lane is Head of Information Security at the World Intellectual Property Organization ( WIPO), a specialized agency of the United Nations based in Geneva. He has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, across many industry sectors, and has been involved in Information Security for the last 11 years in the private and public sectors in Europe and Australia.  He has a strong focus on policy, compliance and incident response and is currently leading drive towards focussed Information Security Governance and related certifications. Previous roles include Security Manager at Mincom Managed Services, Senior Technology Manager at the World Economic Forum and a technical role at JPMorgan Chase. On the EAB Richard will be championing the development of the (ISC)2 Safe and Secure Online in Europe. 

    Bio Kijoo Lee

    Kijoo Lee (Korea)

    Dr. Kijoo Lee has been serving as CEO & President in the Korea Internet and Security Agency (i.e. KISA) since September 2012. He first began his public service in 1982 by joining the Ministry of Communications (MIC), a precedent entity to the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), and hence carried out ICT-related work in various positions. From December 2002 to January 2005, he worked for the Information Solution Group of the World Bank as a senior information officer. In 2005, he assumed the position of Director General of the Central Radio Management Office, followed by demonstrating his leadership in the Radio & Broadcasting Strategic Planning Bureau, the Telecommunications & Broadcasting Policy Bureau and the Consumer & Networks Bureau. He was promoted as Assistant Chairman the Planning and Coordination Office of KCC in 2009. Mr. Lee gave the lecture to postgraduate students about telecommunication politics and new media theory in Graduate School of Mass Communication in Sogang University in 2011. From July 2010 to September 2012, He worked as IT sector advisor at the Kim & Chang Law firm which recognized as premier law firm in Korea. He obtained his Master's degree in Telecommunication Policy from George Washington University in 1996 and his Ph.D. degree in 2012. He also received his Master's degree from Seoul National University and his Bachelor's degree from Korea University. He has also had the honor of being awarded the Order of Service Merit (Red Stripe) in 2006 and the Service Merit Medal in 1992.

    Wim Remes Wim Remes (Belgium)

    Wim Remes is a manager in the FSO IT Risk and Assurance practice at Ernst and Young in Belgium. He specializes in Security monitoring, Security metrics, incident response and security intelligence management. Wim obtained his CISSP certification in 2006 and has been engaged in various infosec community initiatives among which co-development of the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES), InfosecMentors, The Eurotrash Security Podcast and organizing the BruCON security conference. Wim was a speaker at international conferences such as Excaliburcon (China), Blackhat Europe, Source Boston, Source Barcelona and SecZone (Colombia).