ISACA MN February 2020 Roundtable

When:  Feb 27, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CT)

Date:                                  February 27, 2020


Time:                                 Registration 3:00pm – 3:30pm

Program:                           3:30pm – 5:00pm


Location Name:               The Minneapolis Club


Location Address:           729 Second Avenue South, Mpls MN 55402


Meeting Room Number and location: 3rd Floor Club Room, Follow Signs


Credits:                             1.5


Moderators:                 Michael Krivak, Audit Director, SOC, BDO

                                      Greg Schu, CPA, CISA, QSA, Partner, Advisory Services & Cybersecurity, BDO


Session Title:               Data is the New Currency


Company:                     BDO USA, LLP


Session Description:

Business data has become the economic currency that forms the foundation of every enterprise, yet executives remain challenged to protect and manage the data that runs the business. This event, hosted by BDO USA, LLP, will afford attendees the opportunity to interact with a panel of experts in the field, discussing the new compliance challenges and the approaches professionals are leveraging to ensure the future of their organizations’ data and success in the coming decade

 This will be a panel discussion


Michael Krivak is a director in BDO’s Minneapolis Office with over 13 years of Information Technology (IT) Audit, Service Organization Control (SOC) reporting and advisory experience. Michael leads the Minneapolis BDO SOC practice, providing services to a wide variety of clients across the globe. His expertise includes assessing the control environment, developing control descriptions, designing the test of controls, and validating based on the tests.

Greg Schu
is a partner in BDO’s Advisory Services team. He has more than 25 years of experience in professional services helping organizations evaluate risk, governance, security, regulatory standards, compliance controls and understand the areas of focus where business, compliance, or technology security improvements may be required.


Nadeem Schwen, Shareholder/ Data Privacy & Security Focus Winthrop & Weinstine
As a shareholder at Winthrop & Weinstine, Nadeem’s focus is on the intersection of law and technology. With more than 10 years of experience in data privacy, cybersecurity, and intellectual property matters, Nadeem takes a practical and solution-oriented approach to helping his clients navigate complex legal issues in a way that meets their business needs.

Jeff Norem, Global Head of Security and Privacy at Starkey Hearing Technologies  
Jeff is a data protection and privacy leader, CISO, board member and product adviser with 20 years of experience in cyber, privacy, fraud and risk management across multiple industries and fortune 500 companies.  Jeff is currently the Global Head of Security and Privacy for Starkey Hearing, is a member of the UST Risk Leadership Advisory Board and holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas with a focus in the risk leadership. He is a frequent speaker at global security and risk conferences, author and active member in the security and privacy community. CISSP, CISA, OpenFAIR.  His career focus has been building security programs that allow organizations to make effective decisions and investments in security by understanding their risk

Matt Zaruba, Vice President, CISO  Bluestem Brands
Matt is the Vice President, CISO for Bluestem Brands, Inc.. He has served as a cyber risk services Leader within public accounting, as well as acted in executive leadership roles for two companies in the hospitality and financial services industries. Matt has functionally directed several departments including Governance, Risk, Compliance, Privacy, Security Operations, Disaster Recovery and IT (Information Technology) Procurement. Additionally, Matt served ten years as the Director of Information Security and Disaster Recovery for a large financial services software company.


Enter on 8th St. between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.  (8th Street is an Eastbound Street).  Ramp entrance is on the left side of the street.  You will receive a parking ticket.  Please write ISACA MN February Roundtable on the ticket and hand it to the ramp attendant upon departing the ramp.   ** STREET PARKING IS ALSO AVAILABLE

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The Minneapolis Club
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402