CSP #94 – Surviving and Thriving in the CISO Role for the Long Run – Jim Cameli

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1. Surviving and Thriving in the CISO Role for the Long Run – Jim Cameli – CSP #94

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Jim Cameli
Walgreens Boots Alliance

Jim Cameli is the Corporate Vice President and Global Chief Information Security Officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). He has been a cyber security thought leader in the retail industry for over 25 years, and an employee of WBA for 36 years.

Jim was personally responsible for the first firewall deployed at WBA and remains the driving force behind the continued maturity and investments being made within Information Security today. Jim was the originator of the phrase “Think before you Click” that is utilized within the WBA Phishing awareness campaigns.

Jim was a founding member and the first Board President for the Retail and Hospitality Intelligence Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) and continues to be an active board member. He is also a Co-Chair and Governing Body Member for the Chicago CISO Executive Summit and is both CISSP and CRISC certified.


Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative

Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.