Board MembersExecutive Committee
Bill O’Connell serves as vice president of global trust assurance for ADP, one of the world’s largest providers of business outsourcing and human capital management solutions. Mr. O'Connell leads a global team responsible for all client security assurance, vendor assurance and security communications, training and awareness.
Prior to joining ADP, Bill led his own consulting practice and also worked for Deloitte, building and executing on strategic information security roadmaps for chief information security officers and chief information officers of global Fortune 500 firms. Additionally, Bill previously held several leadership roles across information technology domains. Bill has co-led a number of initiatives that received industry recognition and are considered best practice solutions. Two examples of the recognized work include a trusted platform security infrastructure initiative and the architecture of a client security portal. Both initiatives were recognized in industry as IDG© and ISE© Projects of the Year.
Bill holds B.S. and MBA degrees, both from the University of Maryland, holds numerous security and technology certifications, including CISA, CISSP, ITIL and PMP, and is an Ironman triathlete.
Mr. Boyer’s responsibilities include the development and coordination of AT&T’s strategic policy initiatives at the federal and state levels impacting emerging services and technology, including a recent focus on cybersecurity.
Ed Hearst has a distinguished career in government, law and global business. He is known as an expert on technology,telecommunications and international trade policy. Mr. Hearst joined BlackBerry in 2013 as vice president, government affairs, and now serves as vice president, U.S. government business development. Prior to working at BlackBerry, he led global government affairs at Sybase for 10 years, both when it was an independent company and following its acquisition by SAP.
Anthony Grieco leads Cisco's Trust Strategy Office and is responsible for Cisco’s strategy to ensure security and trust are at the core of how Cisco’s customers address their cybersecurity needs. Three strategic pillars of trustworthiness, transparency and accountability form the foundation of Cisco’s strategy and enable focus on trustworthy architectures, national level cybersecurity engagements and raising awareness to the importance of a holistic approach to cybersecurity.
Mr. Grieco joined Cisco in January 1999, and he has held a variety of leadership roles in both development engineering and product management. He is on the board of the National Cyber Security Alliance and is a trusted security advisor to industry and Cisco customers around the globe.
Mr. Grieco holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Jim Janco has nearly twenty years of telecom related experience. He joined Comcast in July, 2003 after spending seven years in communications and media consulting with Accenture. As senior director for operational compliance, Jim is responsible for policy compliance for Comcast data and video products, which entails ensuring operational excellence, completeness and rigor in various delivery frameworks. In this role, Jim conducts user research and defines various policies for several programs, including Usage Based Billing, Comcast/ NBCU Content Protection and Comcast’s Digital Literacy/Parental Control initiatives. Jim also has responsibility for emerging policy areas such as Comcast’s sustainability program. In the area of data compliance, Jim maintains regulatory reporting responsibility for Comcast for such reports as Form 477 and Internet stand alone reporting to the FCC and oversees data reconciliation projects to ensure data accuracy for these highly visible reports. In these roles, Jim engages multiple stakeholders from within the Comcast and the related industries to ensure alignment of best practices and policy consensus.
While at Comcast, Jim has enjoyed success in operations, product and policy roles. In the area of operations, Jim has managed the Network Abuse group, overseeing customer operations as well as the deployment of data intercept devices to support law enforcement orders. In the area of product development, Jim managed the product strategies for McAfee and Norton AntiVirus programs as well as the brand launch of Constant Guard, the Comcast online safety and security platform.
Mr. Lee brings to ESET a unique blend of corporate and security expertise. Having served as Chief Research Officer at ESET from 2004 to 2008, Lee was responsible for building ESET's reputation as a world-class research organization. Prior to accepting the role of CEO at ESET in January of 2011, Lee served as Chief Technology Officer for K7 Computing, an antivirus software and Internet security company, where he was responsible for all aspects of K7's technology, leading acquisitions and bringing new products to the market. More about Mr. Lee here.
Mr. Kovacevich manages Google’s public policy campaigns on top priority issues, including privacy, security, copyright, patent reform, and competition. He previously led the company’s public affairs and public policy strategy on antitrust and competition issues, including development of key messaging; outreach to regulatory agencies, academics and consumer groups; and the company’s strategy surrounding the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust investigation. More about Mr. Kovacevich here.
David has a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law and also holds a bachelor's degree from Hamilton College.
Bill Rosenthal returned to his roots by acquiring Logical Operations in April 2012 and currently serves as chief executive officer (CEO). Bill first joined Logical Operations in 1987 as VP of sales and marketing and became president in 1992. As president, he oversaw the leading supplier of computer training products worldwide and supervised the operations of Ziff-Davis University, the leading web-based computer skills site.
As CEO, Bill has led the development of a robust portfolio of information security offerings. Through strategic partnerships with the top certifying bodies in the industry, including Cisco and CompTIA, Logical Operations has become a leader in the facilitation of instructor-led security training. Additionally, Bill has provided strategic direction in the development of Logical Operations’ own information security certification development.
Bill recognizes the need to increase awareness around security issues, and is seen as a thought leader in the information security training industry. From technical insights, to training delivery best practices, Bill regularly provides expert insight into the ways in which education can strengthen our information systems.
Before joining Microsoft in December 1999, Ms. Beauchere was an attorney in private practice in New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C. A second-career lawyer, she spent 12 years as a real-time financial news correspondent and editor in charge, most recently with Reuters America Inc. in New York.
As director of product and ecosystem security for PayPal, Andy Steingruebl leads a team focused on improving the security of internet protocols and internet security governance. Andy and his team also work to strengthen the security of PayPal's global products with an emphasis on improving both security and usability through a focus on research and innovation. PayPal processed $228 billion in payments in 2014.
Mr. Steingruebl worked in security for more than 18 years in a multitude of highly regulated environments, including healthcare and financial services. His background includes security management at a mid-sized software company, in the pharmaceutical division of a large healthcare company and at a research university.
Andy has a background in software security and both UNIX and network administration. He holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Chicago.
Jeff Jacoby is director of Program Engineering for Cybersecurity and Special Missions (CSM), for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services. Jacoby is responsible for engineering excellence and program performance for the CSM business that provides cybersecurity and advanced intelligence solutions that strengthen critical infrastructures, information systems and missions worldwide.
Jacoby has more than 29 years of experience in business and program management, software and system design, development and operations. He has cross-functional leadership in information technology, software engineering, business development and operations. He has more than three years of experience in rotational assignments working within customer facilities and in partnership with multiple national customers.
In his previous role, Jacoby was director of Raytheon Cyber Enterprise Campaign overseeing the delivery of current and future cyber capabilities working collaboratively across Raytheon to leverage the company’s diverse technology and engineering talent. Prior to this, Jacoby was director of Information Technology Operations and Services for Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, providing technical resources, operations, and services for end-user, network, voice, video, server and storage services – as well as new business capture and program execution services.
Jacoby holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Elizabethtown College and a master of science degree in business administration from The Pennsylvania State University. He is a certified Project Management Professional, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and a validated Raytheon Six Sigma™ Master Expert.
Jacoby is active within his community and currently serves on the Elizabethtown College Leadership Council.
Janet joined RSA after 25 years of progressive leadership experience in technical audit, information security and risk management domains. Most recently, she established the information security and compliance program at Aspect Software. She designed and built the information security program to support initial SOX, and PCI compliance mandates at Circles, a Sodexo company and wore several hats at an internet grocery delivery service during the dot com boom. Janet’s foundational years were spent in public accounting at Arthur Andersen assisting clients in financial services, consumer products, retail and high technology industries to improve business performance by managing risks associated with the deployment and use of technology.
She graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science and holds Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) 1993-2003 designations.
Ms. Cheri McGuire leads Symantec’s global public policy agenda and government engagement strategy, including cybersecurity, data integrity, critical infrastructure protection (CIP), and privacy. She works extensively with industry and governments, serving from 2010-2012 as Chair of the US IT Sector Coordinating Council. She also sits on the Boards of the IT Industry Council (ITI), the US IT Office in China (USITO), and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).