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BOARD ELECTIONS and the 2021 WASSERMAN AWARD NOMINATIONS

2021-2023 INCOMING BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  These Directors will serve a one-year term

Alex Bazay

Christeen Russell

Christina Cruz

Michael Shanahan

Barry Dynkin

Kwongmei To

Lance Flocco

Peter Tse

Justin Honovich

Joseph Tso

Ashley Mangar

Sam Vohra

James Powers

Alyssa Vumbaco


 2021-2023 Executive Board of Directors
 
The Executive Board of Directors will serve for two years

 Farid Abdelkader

President

Wei Tschang

1st Vice President

Tim Mortimer

2nd Vice President

Eugene Levin

Corresponding Secretary

Teena Bacchus

Treasurer

Emanuell James

Recording Secretary

Karen Alexander

Immediate Past President


 



 

2021 WASSERMAN AWARD WINNER - BRIAN BARNIER

Brian Barnier is a sailor, head of analytics at ValueBridge Advisors and co-founder of Think.Design.Cyber.   He is the pioneer of life-like scenario analysis and industrial-strength design thinking in cybersecurity and a leader in systems thinking and math in cyber. He served on ISACA bodies that created Risk IT and COBIT5, spokesperson for both and first to train ISACA NYM.  He currently serves on the ISACA Journal panel.  ITAF 2020 points to his work in risk assessment. He is one of the first three “Fellows” of OCEG.

He authored 200+ articles, recently Cybersecurity: The Endgame -- with Prachee Kale – the EDPACS 2020 Article of the Year. In 2015, he received the V. Lee Conyers Award from ISACA GWDC. At IBM, Nokia & AT&T he led teams to 9 patents – 6 heavily used during COVID. At AT&T he led a groundbreaking internal security initiative to enable new product sales. At IBM he launched the first secure distributed messaging software, created the security as a process solution team, GRC community of practice, and #1 FinTech blogger.

He is the author of The Operational Risk Handbook (Harriman House, Great Britain, 2011), a contributor to Risk Management in Finance (Wiley, 2009) and Risk and Performance Management: A Guide for Government Decision Makers (Wiley, 2014). At CUNY, he teaches a graduate seminar in data analytics viewed as #1 by several associations and guest lectures in cybersecurity.


 
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in volunteering, see our volunteer webpage, and send an email to volunteer@isacany.org to let us know the following: 

  1. What committee(s) you are interested in?
  2. What is your time commitment?
  3. Submit a photo
  4. Short Bio (up to 250 words)