SOURCE: Executive Alliance

Executive Alliance

February 16, 2011 08:00 ET

Top Security Executives to Host Security Leaders Summit in Dallas

IT Executives From Across Central Region of U.S. to Participate

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - February 16, 2011) - Executive Alliance, creator and provider of a national network of programs for IT executives across different industries, announced today the executive hosts for the Security Leaders Summit Central 2011. With over one hundred security executives from across the central region to be in attendance, twelve hosts have been selected to present and lead discussions at the one day Summit.

To be held on March 10, 2011 at the InterContinental Hotel in Dallas, Texas, the Summit is focused on the expanding role of the security executive as a key business leader. Discussions will include innovation in 2011, trends, best practices, and interactive roundtable topics including cloud computing, mobility, identity and access management, risk management and strategies for continuing to build a successful roadmap.

"The executive hosts selected represent a wide range of industries with a diverse set of expertise," stated Mary Lou Heastings, CEO of Executive Alliance. "These leaders will be sharing their insights, challenges, and successes with the prestigious group of security professionals to be in attendance. I believe the conversations to be held will continue to resonate long after the Summit conclusion."

The executive hosts for the Security Leaders Summit Central 2011 are:

  • James Beeson, Chief Information Security Officer, GE Capital
  • Ray Biondo, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Health Care Service Corporation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Inc
  • Richard Burk, Vice President, Information Technology, AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group
  • Kevin Davidson, Director of Information Security, Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP
  • Richard Dorough, Chief Information Security Officer, Textron Information Services, Textron, Inc.
  • John Iatonna, Vice President of Security, Edelman, Inc
  • Jack Key, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer, Enterprise Security Group, USAA
  • Caleb Merriman, Chief Information Security Officer and Senior Director Information Security Services, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Gene Scriven, Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President, Sabre-Holdings Inc
  • David Stanowick, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Alliance Data
  • Amy Wang, Information Security Officer and Director of Information Services, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
  • Dustin Wilcox, Chief Information Security Officer, Centene Corporation

Further information on the one day summit in Dallas can be found at or call 678-445-1919.

About Executive Alliance

With over eight years of delivering excellence, Executive Alliance is the creator and provider of premier leadership forums and a national network of IT executives across different industries. Executive Alliance has produced executive technology summits, roundtables, and custom programs across the U.S. in cities including Atlanta, Dallas, Washington DC., Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, Las Vegas, Boston, and internationally, London and Bangkok.

These forums facilitate the building of deep relationships within a network of peers, provide visibility for executives and their companies, and offer access and insight into the people leading these industries. Visit to learn more.

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