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Join leaders in business, cybersecurity, risk management, and IT who are changing their organizations and their views through the conversations we have every year!
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Meet our 2023 Cyber Strategy Retreat keynote speakers!
From CEO's to CSO's to Life Coaches to Lawyers, the Cyber Strategy Retreat gathers experienced executives for meaningful sessions. Take a second and meet our 2023 CSR keynote speakers!
Bronkar Lee & Cyndi Harvell Lee
The Good Stuff Network
Bronkar Lee and Cyndi Harvell have been creating, building, and experiencing life together since 2000. They are Co-Founders of The Good Stuff Network — providing group programs for personal development and keynote presentations — and co-hosts of Spread the Good Stuff Podcast.
VP and Chief Information Security Officer
Driven Brands, Inc
Kevin’s passion for security is only exceeded by his passion for people, and he has had the pleasure to present extensively within the Cyber community, while serving on several advisory and governance boards. In March 2015, he was nominated for and selected by his peers as the ISE® Southeast People's Choice Award Winner.
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CLASS-LLC is committed to giving all attendees the same VIP experience you have come to love. What does that mean? More! MORE speakers, MORE sessions, and most importantly, MORE breakfast!
Agenda at glance
19 July - Cybersecurity, the Business, and the Board
The first day's sessions at the Cyber Strategy Retreat are dedicated to senior executives and board members who will participate in a keynote presentation, executive-focused panel discussions, and sponsored round table discussions that explore the relationship between cybersecurity and the board.
20 July - Thriving in our businesses and personal lives
The general sessions of the Cyber Strategy Retreat include keynote presentations, panel discussions, and round table discussions in a format that allows participants to connect, collaborate, and exchange the best ideas about cybersecurity with business, technology, and security leaders across multiple industries.
Our first Co-Keynotes, Bronkar Lee & Cyndi Harvell Lee
Bronkar Lee and Cyndi Harvell, Co-Founders of The Good Stuff Network, have been creating, building, and experiencing life together for over 20 years -- from music performance to event production to educational programs and corporate presentations, for a wide variety of ages and backgrounds across the globe. These diverse experiences collided with their love of lifelong learning and personal development to form the foundation of The Good Stuff Network.
Our solo keynote, Kevin Morrison
Kevin Morrison is a seasoned Information Security Executive with Fortune 500 experience and over 24 years of protecting, enabling, and enhancing business value and resilience through effective leadership, holistic security, risk management controls, and building teams to deliver consistent results. He is a passionate leader who loves serving and growing others.
Meet powerhouse MC, Cathryn Marshall
Cathryn is a professional consultant, coach, and speaker who has hosted over 250 events. She has ten years of experience as a professional speaker at corporate events and conferences. She is also an Amazon best-selling author with expertise in social media, sales, executive coaching, and professional networking.
Nasdaq Board Member, Anita Lynch
Anita Lynch is dedicated to making life better and business more resilient through technology, operations and data. Her expertise includes implementing digital transformation, finding positive solutions that benefit all stakeholders to mitigate risk, and increasing shareholder value. A technophile at heart with an intuitive sense of systems and processes, she has an innate ability to bridge technology and business with diverse perspectives. She identifies smart investments that protect and leverage data to maximize profitability, and ultimately adds value to corporations at all stages.
Chief Strategy Officer, Caroline Wong
Caroline Wong is the Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt. As CSO, Caroline leads the Security, IT, and People teams at Cobalt. She brings a proven background in communications, cybersecurity, and experience delivering global programs to the role. Caroline’s close and practical information security knowledge stems from her broad experience as a Cigital consultant, a Symantec product manager, and day-to-day leadership roles at eBay and Zynga. Caroline also hosts the Humans of InfoSec podcast, teaches cybersecurity courses on LinkedIn Learning, and has authored the popular textbook Security Metrics, A Beginner's Guide. Caroline holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from UC Berkeley and a certificate in finance and accounting from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
The 1st CPO of the CDC, Bev Walker
Bev is an experienced Privacy Professional with a demonstrated history of success while working in the government/public sector. She is highly motivated with a strong background in privacy management, with a special emphasis on success in program development/start-up and building. Bev's special interests include working with nonprofits and advisory boards.
Executive Strategy Head, Joe Briggs
A highly motivated, passionate, and creative leader with track-proven performance. Known as a thought leader that leverages a wide range of experiences to create strategic plans in order to arrive at optimal solutions. Over 15 years of senior leadership experience in legislative advocacy and governmental relations for public and private sector entities. Specialty in building and fostering new relationships that grow business opportunities by connecting people to ideas through innovative partnerships.
Department Chair, Dr. Calvin Nobles
A recognized practitioner in human factors engineering and cybersecurity operations with 25 years of increasing responsibilities in leading security operations, advising senior executives on cyber policies, and driving enterprise-level solutions. An innovative and strategic leader with a record of delivering cyber solutions that impact national efforts; noted for driving change to achieve cybersecurity objectives.
Associate Dean, Raymond Hansen
Raymond serves in a leadership role supporting faculty, students, and programs in the School of Computing and Data Science at the Wentworth Institute of Technology. This School includes undergraduate programs in Cybersecurity, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computer Networking along with graduate programs in Applied Computer Science (with a concentration in AI/ML), Data Science, and Business Analytics.
Founder & CEO, Dr. Kelley Misata
Experienced cyber and information security executive who drives measured results with 15+ years leading virtual global organizations and open-source communities. Skilled communicator bridging technical and non-technical vernacular with a confident and consistent focus on the intersections of people, processes, and technology. An engaging speaker, advocate, and "out of the box" researcher on topics related to information security, cybersecurity awareness programs, security for nonprofits and small-medium businesses, open-source security technologies, and communities, cyber stalking & harassment, and privacy. Expertise rooted in an unconventional path from cyberstalking survivor to Ph.D. and business leader.
Cyber Security Advisor at U.S. DHS, Klint Walker
Klint has a passion for security and a customer focus unmatched by Information Assurance professionals in the industry. His knowledge and practical advice to network administrators and users has been a great asset to the U.S. Air Force and the Department of Homeland Security.
Established in 2019, the Cyber Strategy Retreat has had many different cities call it home and many more world-class speakers grace its stage.
The 2019 Cyber Strategy Retreats were located in Cupertino, Atlanta, and Boston. These are the events that gave way for our now annual CSR, facilitating connections among over 300 people.
Held virtually for the first time, the two Cyber Strategy Retreats in 2020 featured a packed 3 and 2 day schedule respectively. These events allowed people to participate in the retreat from all over the world.
The 6th CSR featured more than 30 executive speakers and was the first to provide hybrid (online and in-person) attendance options.
The 7th CSR featured international, hybrid participation and an integrated conference app for attendees to communicate & collaborate outside of seating & sessions.
Sponsorship Opportunities for 2023 are now here!
Want to be a sponsor for the 2023 Cyber Strategy Retreat? We have many packages available to support organizations of any size. Fill out the form below to get our 2023 prospectus and all the information you need to make the best sponsorship decision for your organization!