SOURCE: Executive Alliance

October 08, 2007 15:00 ET

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation Leader Wins Information Security Executive (ISE) Northeast Award 2007

ISE Awards Program Honors Nominees in New York City

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 8, 2007) - Executive Alliance, creator and provider of premium leadership-recognition forums and events worldwide, announced today the winners of the ISE Northeast Awards 2007.

James Routh, Chief Information Security Officer at The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, was selected by the judges to win the Northeast 2007 Executive of the Year Award. Mr. Routh was recognized for his leadership and innovative approach to information security. He and 19 other nominees from the Northeast, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont were honored at a ceremony held during the ISE Northeast Awards Gala in New York City, on Thursday, October 4, 2007.

Dennis Brixius, Vice President, Risk Management and Chief Security Officer of The MacGraw-Hill Companies, was named the People's Choice Award Winner for 2007. He received this accolade from his peers for his leadership and outstanding achievement in IT security.

Five ISE finalists, including Mr. Routh and Mr. Brixius, were showcased during the evening event. The other finalists included Jeff Brown, Director of Infrastructure Services and Chief Information Security Officer, Raytheon; Craig Lucca, Manager, Security Administration and Management, Bloomberg; and Tim Callahan, First Vice President, Technology Risk Management and Chief Information Security Officer, People's United Bank.

The awards gala was preceded by the ISE Executive Forum, an interactive platform that allows executives to discuss issues at the forefront of their business priorities. The ISE Forum was moderated by prominent industry leader Bruce Bonsall, Chief Information Security Officer and Second Vice President at MassMutual Financial Group.

"The stature of the ISE Award is validated by the prominent class of finalists and winners at this year's event," said Marci McCarthy, CEO of Executive Alliance. "The judges did not have an easy task to choose a winner from the great lineup of nominees; however, what made their job difficult is exactly what makes the ISE Award Gala a resounding success."

About the ISE Northeast 2007 Sponsors

ISE Northeast Forum and Awards 2007 is property of Executive Alliance, Inc., and was brought to the business community by the following sponsors: Gigabyte Sponsors - Symantec and Intellitactics; Megabyte Sponsors - ArcSight, Brabeion, Courion, VeriSign, and Vontu; Kilobyte Sonsors - Aveksa, Cenzic, CSC, Fortify, Lancope, Marshal, Ounce Labs, Passlogix, Skybox Security and Stonesoft; Exclusive Media Sponsor - CMP.

About Executive Alliance and the ISE Awards

Executive Alliance is the creator and provider of premium leadership-recognition forums that honor and celebrate outstanding achievement of executives worldwide. These forums facilitate deep relationships within a network of peers; provide visibility for executives and their companies, and offer access and insight into the leaders of industries. Through an extensive platform of collaborative events, which include Industry Award Events, Summits, Executive Forums, Private Receptions and Customized Programs, Executive Alliance creates interactive assemblies for bringing together top executives and innovators in their field.

Recognized by Morgan Keegan as the largest and most widely recognized awards program for IT security executives, the ISE Award Program Series includes the ISE Southeast Award (Atlanta, GA), ISE Central Award (Dallas, TX), ISE Mid-Atlantic Award (Washington, DC), ISE United Kingdom and Ireland Award (London, England), ISE West Award (San Francisco, CA), ISE Northeast Award (New York, NY), and the ISE US National Award (Washington, D.C). For more information on this prestigious award series, visit

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