Our Contributors

GCISO Certification has been developed by over 250+ Security Leaders from across the world. Foundation reserves the right to list a few members at a time.

Charles Kao


Johann Balaguer

Global Cyber Security Executive, Ultimate Kronos Group

George Antoniou

Adjunct Professor Cyber Security, St. Thomas University

Joel Simangan

Information Security & Privacy Officer, Los Angeles County Internal Services Department

Kathy Macdonald

Principal, Global Cyber Security Courses Inc.

Nikhil Agarwal

Manager, Cyber Risk Advisory, Deloitte

Roota Almeida

CISO, Delta Dental of New Jersey and Connecticut

Tolgay Kizilelma

CISO, University of California, Merced

Venkatasubramanian Ramakrishnan

Head of Cyber Security, L&T Smart World & Communication

Zoe Braiterman

NYC Chapter Leader, OWASP Foundation

Adam Hirsch

Head of Information Security Audit, Amazon

Dr. William Souza

Founder & CEO, Executive Cyber Education Cybersecurity

David Sanchez

Senior Azure Security Architect, Microsoft

Diana Moldovan

Security Operations and Incident Response Manager, AIG

Linda Angles

CISO, Conduent

Martin Bialczak

Sr. Director of Cyber Defense, John Hancock

Moran Shalom Sedbon

CISO, Earnix

Pamela Gupta

Head of Trusted AI, AIEthics.World

Reut Weitzman

Cyber Security Manager, Sygnia

Chad Teat

CSO & CTO, BitFire Security

Samrat Das

Managing Offensive Security, KPMG

Jothi Dugar


Matt Stamper

Strategic Account Leader, GitLab Inc.

Jeff Hall

PCI Guru - InfoSec Curmudgeon

Vandana Verma

Global BoD at OWASP & InfosecGirls, IBM

Fatima Rivera

Staff Security Engineer/ TLM, Google

Shashanko Roy

Global Head, GRC & Controls, Mashreq Bank

Patrick Pitchappa

Director, Information Security & Risk, M. H. Alshaya Co.

Kavita Gandhi

Manager IAM, Toyota North America

Ruby Grace John

Manager, IS Audit & Assurance, BDO in UAE

Pravin Kumar


Maytal Brooks-Kempler

CEO/Founder, Helena

Vinit Sinha

Director - Cybersecurity SME, Mastercard

Sanil Nadkarni

CISO, SLK Global

Casey Corcoran

CISO - SASE, Fortinet

Kamran Siddique

VP/CISO, Enova

Ricardo Lafosse

CISO, The Kraft Heinz Company

Karl Mattson

CISO, PennyMac

Pooja Agrawalla

Sr. Product Manager IAM, NXP Semiconductors

Sanil Nadkarni

Global CISO, VP SLK Global Solutions