HOUSTON CYBER SUMMIT was founded in 2017, and has had five fantastic conferences to-date.

With previous speakers including Umesh Verma, Phil Beckett, Andy Sawyer, Jesse Carrillo, Elizabeth Rogers, and Mel Nevarez,
HOUSTON CYBER SUMMIT has always strived to provide the industry with top speakers from around the Houston region.

 

Topics covering the very latest developments in cybersecurity, ransomware, and government affairs are featured.

2021 SPEAKERS

Anthony Ambler

Dean, College of Technology, University of Houston

Kate Baucherel

Writer, Speaker, and Digital Strategist

Mikell Becker

VP of Sales, BLUE LANCE
Phil Beckett

Phil Beckett

CEO, HASA

Giovanni Capriglione

Member of the Texas House of Representatives

Jesse Carrillo​

Jesse Carrillo

Chief Innovation Officer,
The Howard Hughes Corp.

Deepak Chaudhry

Director MSIS, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, ITIL, BDO Houston Office

Joni Cobb

Joni Cobb

Executive,  
Creative Planning

George Crawford

George Crawford

CIO/CISO, Partner, Catapult Energy Services

Amanda Crawford

Executive Director and State of Texas Chief Information Officer, Texas Department of Information Resources

Mary Dickerson

Mary Dickerson

Chief Information Security Officer, University of Houston, University of Houston System

Stephen Forte

Managing Partner, Fresco Capital

John Frankel

Partner, ff Venture Capital

Jack Hanagriff

Coordinator of the Regional Risk & Critical Infrastructure Protection Program.

Robert (Bob) Hart

Director of Cyber Security Operations, Meriplex

Louanne Harvey

CTE Chair, Digital Forensic Science/Cyber Security, Aldine Independent School District

Angela Haun

Oil and Natural Gas Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ONG-ISAC)

Jason Haward‑Grau,

Managing Director, Cyber Security, KPMG

Kimberly Hubbard

MBA, MS, Instructional Dean, IT and Visual Communication, Lone Star College

Ashley M. Hunter

Managing Director, HM Risk Group

Vijay Iyengar

Vice President of Cyber Security, Meriplex

Justin Kallhoff

Founder, Infogressive

Joseph Kopser

Founder, Grayline Group

 

Gregory D. Laake

Managing Partner,
Catapult Energy Services

Michael McCaul

Congressman, United States Representative for Texas

Stan Napper

Founding Dean of Engineering, Houston Baptist University

Mel Nevarez

Mel Nevarez

Manager Identity and Access Management and Compliance, CenterPoint Energy

Sean Otmishi

Dean, Digital Information Technology, Houston Community College

Spencer Randall

Principal & Co-Founder, CryptoEQ

George Reeves

Cybersecurity Advisor with the U.S.

Elizabeth Rogers

Partner, Michael Best

Andres Ruz

Chief Information Security Officer, 5 Factor Technology

Andy Sawyer

Andy Sawyer

CISSP, CISM, C|CISO | Chief of Security and Facilities, Locke Lord, LLP.

Pierluigi Stella

Pierluigi Stella

CTO, Network Box USA

Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas

CTO, BLUE LANCE

Reva Verma

Reva Verma

CEO, reneka DIGITAL

Umesh Verma

Umesh Verma

Founder, Cyber Houston and CEO, BLUE LANCE

Jon Villanti

CISSP, Senior Vice President, Director of Information Security, Allegiance Bank

Tom Winn

Master of Security Management Program Director, University of Houston

Greg Wright

Greg Wright

Advisor and Innovation Strategist for Technology Companies and Founder, Hatch Pitch

Sam Wyner

US Leader, Cryptoasset Products and Services, KPMG

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