Cyber Risk Governance: The Hype, Hope, and Harsh Reality – John Sapp – CSP #133

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John Sapp
VP, Information Security & CISO at Texas Mutual Insurance Company

John is a multi-award winning cyber industry visionary and strategic global Information Security executive with 30+ years of expertise. He is a thought leader and early adopter, adept at building and optimizing enterprise cybersecurity programs, communicating in business risk context and driving risk-based decisions at every level (operational/technical, IT management, C-level and Board).

Throughout his career, John has helped multiple organizations (mid-size and large) develop a clear picture of their current cyber risk posture and cybersecurity capabilities, develop and executing a multi-year strategy to achieve the desired target state, while delivering an informed view of when, where, how and why to invest in managing cyber risks.


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.