Co-Chairs

Richard J. Bortnick

Senior Counsel
Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP (Red Bank, NJ)

Kirstin Simonson, CPCU, ARM, AU, ASLI

2VP | Global Technology
Travelers (St. Paul, MN)

Speakers

Arsen Ablaev

Senior Attorney, Division of Enforcement
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Chicago, IL)

Steve Abrahamson

Sr. Director, Product Cyber Security
GE Healthcare (Milwaukee, WI)

MILES R. AFSHARNIK, ESQ.

Senior Vice President | Professional Risk Practice
USI Insurance Services (Los Angeles, CA)

Steven H. Anderson, RPLU +

Vice President, Product Executive - Privacy & Network Security
QBE North America (Plano, TX)

Meredith Bennett, RPLU, AU, AIT

Second Vice President National Technology and Cyber Practice Leader
Underwriter for Professional Lines USLI (Wayne, PA)

Elisabeth Case

Managing Director – Cyber and Commercial E&O Advisory Leader
Marsh (Chicago, IL)

Douglas A. Darch

Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP (Chicago, IL)

Cara Dearman

Assistant General Counsel – eCommerce, Member Programs, and Privacy
Sears Holdings Corporation (Chicago, IL)

Brian J. Dusek

Partner
McCullough, Campbell & Lane LLP

Nick Economidis

Underwriter
Beazley (Philadelphia, PA)

Mickey Estey

Senior Vice President – E&O/Cyber/Media
R-T Specialty, LLC (San Francisco, CA)

Monique Ferraro

Cyber Counsel
Hartford Steam Boilers (New York, NY)

Gene Fishel

Senior Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the Computer Crime Section
Office of the Virginia Attorney General (Richmond, VA)

Philip L. Gordon

Shareholder
Littler Mendelson P.C. (Denver, CO)

Cinthia Granados Motley

Member
Dykema Gossett PLLC

Meghan Hannes

VP, Product Manager – Cyber, Technology
AXIS Capital (Chicago, IL)

Michael Hawes

Director of the Student Privacy Policy and Assistance Division (SPPAD)
U.S. Department of Education (Washington, DC)

Bill Hayden, FIP/CIPM/CIPP

Senior Attorney Corporate, External & Legal Affairs
Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA)

Linda Kornfeld

Partner
Blank Rome LLP (Los Angeles, CA)

Seth D. Lamden

Partner
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP (Chicago,IL)

Andrew Lea

Vice President of Commercial Underwriting for E&O Cyber and Media
CNA (Chicago, IL)

Edward R. McNicholas

Partner
Sidley Austin LLP (Washington, DC)

Douglas H. Meal

Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP (Boston, MA)

Brian H. Mukherjee

Counsel
Goodwin Procter LLP (Boston, MA)

Chris Novak

Director
Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center (New York, NY)

Robert Parisi

Director
Marsh (New York, NY)

Jeremy Pearlman

Assistant Attorney General Department Head Privacy and Data Security Department
Office of the Attorney General, State of Connecticut (Hartford, CT)

Brian Pedati

Senior Counsel
Sprint Corp. (Reston, VA)

Nancy L. Perkins

Counsel
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP (Washington, DC)

Colin Raufer

IP Counsel, BDS
The Boeing Company (Arlington, VA)

Catherine Rudow

North America P&C SVP, Senior Underwriter
PartnerRe (Stamford, CT)

Nestor J. Rivera

Chief Privacy Counsel
GE Healthcare (Chicago, IL)

Adam Rubin

General Counsel
PrizeLogic (Southfield, MI)

Neeraj Sahni

Vice President
Willis Towers Watson (New York, NY)

Eric Shiffman

Supervisory Special Agent
FBI (Chicago, IL)

Kirstin Simonson, CPCU, ARM, AU, ASLI

2VP | Global Technology
Travelers (St. Paul, MN)

Ken Suh

Technology Media and Business Services
Beazley (Chicago, IL)

Hillard M. Sterling, Esq.

Partner
Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP (Chicago, IL)

Timothy R. Sullivan

Attorney
McCormick Barstow, LLP (Fresno, CA)

Christine Szafranski, CAMS

Director Information Risk Management
The Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company (Milwaukee, WI)

Liisa M. Thomas

Partner
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP (Chicago, IL)

David T. Vanalek

Director, US Professional Liability
Markel (Chicago, IL)

Georgiana Wagemann

Regional Manager-Midwest
Darktrace

Jacqueline A. Waters, Esq.

Managing Director & Practice Leader Aon Risk Solutions, Financial Services Group Legal & Claims Practice
AON (Chicago, IL)

Matthew Wernz

Attorney
Federal Trade Commission (Chicago, IL)

Donna L. Wilson

Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP (Los Angeles, CA)

Laura Zaroski, J.D., RPLU

EVP
Socius Insurance Services (Chicago, IL)