The Top 10 CISOs Award represents the executives who have been at the top of their game to create and deploy security systems at their organizations.

Top 10 CISOs - 2022

Top 10 CISOs - 2022

CISO, A. O. Smith

Michael Leahy, CISSP is CISO at A. O. Smith Corporation and is MBA with 20+ years’ experience leading cyber-risk and security programs, developing highly effective teams, contributing expert analysis, strategic planning, and resource management. Oversee mitigation initiatives...Read More

Chief Information Security Officer, The Kraft Heinz Company

Ricardo’s career has encompassed over 16 years of senior level technical, management and consultative positions in government, health care, educational, financial services and legal services. Ricardo has architected innovative and successful incident management, risk management,...Read More

Chief Information Security Officer, AIG

Rich Baich is a skilled business executive and recognized security leader with extensive information security, risk management, privacy and technology deployment experience. Rich is a collaborative leader with global experience building high-performing teams in corporate, government,...Read More

VP, Chief Information Security Officer, BD

Rob Suárez is a cybersecurity and privacy professional in the medical device and healthcare IT industry. At BD, Rob serves as Chief Information Security Officer and oversees cybersecurity across the company’s enterprise, IT and manufacturing systems. Rob currently chairs...Read More

SVP, Chief Information Security Officer, Target

Rich Agostino is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Target. In this role, he leads Target’s global Cybersecurity team to protect the company, team members, and guests from cybercriminals and fraudsters. Target deploys a proactive...Read More

Chief Information Security & Data Officer (CISO + CDO), Bristol Myers Squibb

Sydney Klein serves as Chief Information Security Officer for Bristol Myers Squibb, a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. In addition to this role, she is a member of...Read More

Chief Information Security Officer Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.

Yonesy Núñez is the Chief Information Security Officer of Jack Henry & Associates (Jack Henry). In this role, he is responsible for ensuring effective business and information security alignment. Together with his team, he promotes and inculcates innovative information security risk management with the aim to protect the company’s...Read More

Chief Information Security Officer, Regeneron

A successful Global Chief Information Security Officer and Technology Business Leader in public and private sectors - has held successive positions of corporate oversight for international Fortune 200 firms in Defense, Aerospace, Manufacturing, IT Services, Business Process...Read More

Chief Information Security Officer, Colgate-Palmolive

Alexander Schuchman is based out of New York City Metropolitan Area and works at Colgate Palmolive as Chief Information Security Officer. He has 20+ years of experience, leading analytics, CRM, architecture, mobile IT teams and currently leading the security program. Having joined...Read More

Global CISO, Amgen

Through the span of his career, Mr. Barnes has implemented and directed advanced global technologies and teams for the Fortune 500, as well as the USAF. As a Managing Principal for Lucent/INS, he developed and implemented information security program strategies, conducted security...Read More