Building High Performing Security, RM, and Resilience Teams – Darin Hurd – CSP #128

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Darin Hurd
EVP and CISO at Guaranteed Rate

Darin is a senior executive with over twenty years’ experience across information technology, consulting, and financial services. He has a unique combination of breadth and depth; designed, built, or operated every technology function and leveraged technology to align, integrate, and enable business capabilities and operations at all organizational levels. Information security, privacy, risk, and vendor management leader and 3-time CISO with extensive experience engaging board of directors, executive teams, and internal and external stakeholders to support safe and sound business operations.

Currently Darin is EVP and Chief Information Security Officer at Guaranteed Rate, where he works with incredible colleagues to deliver the best mortgage experience on the planet. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management and a CISO Executive Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.


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.