Clar Rosso has more than two decades of experience helping global professional associations and certifying bodies grow and strengthen member value. As CEO of (ISC)², she has established a forward-looking strategic framework and set bold goals for the future of the association. Under her direction, (ISC)² has established a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) program to support the profession’s growth, developed a global advocacy strategy to ensure members’ concerns are represented on a global stage, and has helped to shift the cybersecurity workforce shortage conversation to one that is focused on shrinking the gap.
Prior to joining (ISC)², Clar served as the executive vice president, engagement and learning innovation for the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) where she led the development and execution of strategy to support global competency development and lifelong learning for the finance and accounting profession.
Previously, Clar worked as the Chief Operating Officer of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) and the CalCPA Education Foundation where she drove membership growth of more than 30 percent and developed and executed a strategic vision to transition the Education Foundation to a digitally focused business model.
Prior to CalCPA, Clar worked as an educator, magazine writer and sports reporter.
Clar holds a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and communications from the University of California, Davis and a master’s degree in special education from San Francisco State University.
Amy is responsible for driving organization-wide strategy and global product innovation for education and professional development experiences for (ISC)² members and other cybersecurity professionals at all career stages. She leads a diverse team of strategists, educators, course developers, subject matter experts and instructors, as well as online and in-person event production teams.
Eubanks previously served as the vice president of professional development at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (Association), where she led professional development strategy and educational product development. At the Association, Eubanks led the strategy that drove the professional development portfolios, supporting the continuing education of more than 650,000 members worldwide.
Prior to joining the Association, Amy served as an internal auditor at Duke University. She began her career in global consultancy and advisory services at Deloitte.
Amy is a registered CPA and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and earned both master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Accounting from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Information Security professional and CISO at (ISC)² serving as advocate for security and risk management activities, skills development and awareness amongst all users of technology across industry as well as within (ISC)².
Jon is a CISSP and has more than 25 years of experience building and leading diverse technology and security teams, setting and executing strategy and delivering programs that empower stakeholders and operations while effectively managing risk across media and telecommunications sectors.
Driven by a passion for technology and security in the tech enabled era, where societal reliance on technology is pervasive for social, economic, and physical health. Focussing on raising resilience of the broader tech ecosystem, the systems and architectures that are used and the data that flows through it, ultimately protecting the users and consumers.
Prior to joining (ISC)² Lead the industry security function at GSMA, a member lead organisation representing Mobile Operators and the wider telecommunications industry. Responsible for ensuring that the mobile sector anticipated and addressed security and fraud threats across the mobile ecosystem by working closely with operators, vendors, governments, regulators, standards bodies and industry leadership.
Joining (ISC)² in 2013, Graham Jackson manages the global legal, risk, compliance and privacy functions of the organization. He is a strategic legal advisor who establishes close working relationships across business units to provide advice and conflict resolution to advance the organization’s short- and long-term goals.
Graham advises on issues affecting the entire organization including risk management, strategic planning, employment, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, real estate, intellectual property, contracts and privacy law. This allows him to be involved in key corporate decisions as a member of the corporate officers.
Graham also has a strong working relationship with the (ISC)² Board of Directors. He provides advice and guidance, in conjunction with the board legal counsel, and participates in board committees including professional practices (ethics), audit, nominations and bylaws (governance) committees.
Prior to joining (ISC)², Graham worked in external affairs and accounting at a public utility where he supported the construction of the first US nuclear power plant in the last three decades. In his free time, Graham enjoys golfing, boating, cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs, and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Casey’s responsibilities are inclusive of (ISC)² product vision, strategy, design, development and delivery. He serves as the lead executive developing psychometrically sound and legally defensible information security certifications that advance the mission and vision of (ISC)².
With 20 years of experience in large-scale assessment, Casey has published and presented extensively. He is recognized as an expert on issues related to adoption and vendor transition of Computer-Based-Testing for high-stakes, large-scale testing programs, international program expansion and examination security.
Casey has a long history of involvement and volunteer service with testing-related organizations such as:
- American Education Research Association (AERA)
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
- Council on Licensure, Education, and Regulation (CLEAR)
- Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)
- International Test Commission (ITC)
- The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
Casey served as an invited expert for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Working Group for the Revision of ISO/IEC 17024 and is a past president of the Association of Test Publishers (ATP).
Casey holds a B.S. degree from the University of Illinois and a PhD in Measurement, Evaluation and Statistical Analysis from the University of Chicago. He is a Certified Association Executive (CAE).
As our CFO, Debra is responsible for all financial and management reporting, executing the budgeting process, overseeing investments and all human resource functions, and operating as the Contract Officer.
Debra has more than 30 years of business experience including positions as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and CFO of the America’s Operations for the former global public company Danka Business Systems PLC.
Debra has extensive business experience in accounting, finance, acquisitions and mergers. She directed all financial and operational reporting and results along with the re-engineering of the infrastructure and controls of the key business processes at Danka Business Systems PLC.
Prior to working with Danka, Debra was the Western Regional Business Manager for Storer Communications, Inc. and Assistant Controller for J. R. Norton Company.
Debra holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University. She is a former Board Member and Finance Chair of Goodwill-Industries Suncoast.
Debra also serves as the CFO for (ISC)²’s Center for Cyber Safety and Education.
Tara is responsible for leading and driving the growth of (ISC)²’s global advocacy program, charting the future course of the Center for Cyber Safety and Education advancing member engagement and global market strategies, and leading the association’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives.
She has more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit organizations with an emphasis on advocacy and public affairs, global market development and stakeholder engagement, fundraising and philanthropy, and program development.
Prior to (ISC)², Tara held senior roles in corporate development and global affairs at ISACA and the IEEE, among other nonprofits and foundations. She directed strategy and engagements aimed at expanding global impact and influence, including public affairs efforts focused on government relations and strategic partnerships, and developed internal infrastructure to sustain and grow key initiatives.
Wisniewski holds a master’s degree from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University.
John Giddings is an experienced customer experience leader with a proven track record in driving transformational change in a multi-channel environment. Before joining (ISC)², John has held senior several leadership roles within various companies developing strategy that has both driven operational effectiveness and improved the customer experience. John has more than 30 years of experience within the industry, including roles at IKEA, Virgin Atlantic and AICPA, as well as eight years consulting within 100+ companies across a variety of sectors.
An excellent coach at both individual and team level, John vehemently believes that you cannot get anywhere in life (or business) without taking people with you. He is a strategic thinker with a curious mind always seeking to improve business performance. John brings an abundance of energy and enthusiasm to the role and works well with peers, direct reports and line managers to achieve success.
James is a global marketing executive who brings more than 30 years of experience to the role in leading teams in the development, execution, and measurement of brand and marketing strategies. He leads all aspects of global marketing, including developing integrated sales and marketing strategies, directing all marketing operations, defining objectives and driving global brand strategy. Under his leadership, (ISC)² go-to-market initiatives will be strengthen in alignment with the organization’s strategic priorities.
Prior to joining (ISC)², James served as director of marketing at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) and CPA.com, a subsidiary of the AICPA. In this role, he oversaw the association’s strategic and creative marketing and communications plans aimed at generating demand and association growth.
James also served as global director of marketing for six years at NSF International, where he led corporate marketing and branding programs designed to drive brand recognition and business growth. In addition, he has held leadership positions at Seal Air Corporation, Revlon, Unilever and Kraft Foods.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in business administration from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.
James is an accomplished public speaker, mentor, and volunteer for numerous societal causes and resides in South Florida.
Richard will help develop core business strategies to create a dynamic, forward-leaning technology ecosystem, while ensuring the functionality and sustainability of all systems. Richard will leverage his expertise to ensure we provide our members with a world-class experience and seamlessly onboard new members.
He is an IT and engineering expert who has 40 years of experience in end-to-end, software development, product and business development, process improvement, eCommerce implementation distribution, franchising, and startups.
Prior to joining (ISC)², Richard held several IT operations and ecommerce leadership roles, including as senior director of eCommerce at J.Jill, an omnichannel women’s retailer, where he was a strategic business partner who broke down IT and business silos to enable cross-functional collaboration. He has also served as a CEO while leading both Topman Merchants, LLC, a multi-million dollar privately held eCommerce development company, and Safe & Sound, an international franchise company providing proprietary products and services through multi-channel sales efforts.
Richard earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University and has obtained multiple patents for software, electrical and mechanical products and services.
Clayton has been involved in the professional education services industry for more than a decade in the U.S. and Asia. His experience spans business unit management, and mergers and acquisitions, including corporate restructuring.
Based at (ISC)² regional headquarters in Hong Kong, Clayton is responsible for the overall operations of (ISC)² in the region and supporting the organization's vision.
Clayton has led the establishment of (ISC)² offices in Japan, China and most recently India. He also works with different government agencies and corporations advising on workforce development within the information security profession.
Clayton is a regular speaker at information security events in India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the Philippines and Hong Kong.
Clayton has a B.Com from Calcutta University and a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management (Calcutta).
In April 2009, Clayton received the Membership Growth and Support Award during the (ISC)² 20th Anniversary Founders Celebration in recognition of his contributions to the development and growth of (ISC)² credentials and the profession in the Asia-Pacific region.
Raykhan Bekimbetova joined (ISC)² in 2009 and has served the organization in various accounting roles. She was promoted to the role of Controller in 2019. She is responsible for the organization’s finance and accounting functions. She oversees the activities of the finance department such as financial reporting, budgeting, establishing and maintaining appropriate internal controls, ensuring the abidance by all applicable regulations and policies. Raykhan provides information, primarily financial in nature, about all company activities that assist management, executives and board members in making educated economic decisions about the company's future.
Prior to joining (ISC)² Raykhan worked for number of USAID funded projects in Uzbekistan in the Accounting Manager capacity. She has a B.S. in Accounting from Tashkent Finance Institute and an MBA from Schiller International University.
Patrick Bataillon supports (ISC)²’s global advocacy strategy while also operating as the lead advocate in advancing the organization’s public policy and thought leadership goals in the United States.
Throughout Patrick’s career in politics and policy, he has witnessed first-hand the values and challenges associated with envisioning and implementing change. He has engaged in politics and policy at every level, from presidential campaigns to crafting election and programmatic strategy on the local, state, and national level. Throughout his career Patrick has seen the importance of communication, networking, and community-building, while bringing a deliberate and strategic approach to forwarding crucial initiatives.
Patrick’s holds a bachelor's degree from Regis University and is pursuing a master's degree from the Kellstadt graduate school of business at Chicago’s DePaul University.
Holly Schneider Brown is responsible for building, leading, managing, and representing the 501c3 foundation arm of (ISC)², the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, to ensure it is a vibrant, wide-reaching, and effective organization. The Center’s mission is to grow the cybersecurity profession and its positive influence on the world by raising awareness, building a diverse pipeline of cybersecurity professionals, and activating a more secure digital world.
Holly has close to two decades of experience in program and project management across multiple sectors and has been leading the development and growth of impactful, mission-based programs for international technical professional associations for the past 10+ years.
Prior to joining (ISC)², Holly led the humanitarian technology and sustainable development activities program at IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional association. In her personal volunteer time, Holly serves on the board of an emerging nonprofit dedicated to protecting endangered biodiversity in Madagascar by building capacity and increasing equity of historically marginalized local women.
Holly holds a BA from Vassar College and an MA from the Freie Universität Berlin.
Tim Campo serves as the Director of IT Infrastructure and Security for (ISC)². He provides day to day oversight for automation efforts at the organization, as well as thought leadership in regards to operational processes, efficiencies and addressing challenges.
Tim has more than 20 years of information and physical security, software development, and business experience in large and small companies. His experience spans from the deck plate up to executive levels defining strategy, innovation, integration and automation with a core tenant of security.
Tim’s experience in the United States Navy enabled him to engage in multiple disciplines for worldwide operations with both military and civilian counterparts. Tim led numerous worldwide initiatives while in the U.S. Navy. While at CoreSite as Vice President of Security, he was responsible for many aspects of information and physical security across 20 data center locations, and software development efforts enabling unprecedented up time, high security posture, and delivering business system solutions enabling the company sales and support objectives.
Tim is a CISSP and CISM and holds a Master’s degree in Information Assurance/Information Technology from the University of Maryland University College. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from The Citadel.
Todd is a global creative and brand director bringing more than 30 years of experience leading brand strategy, development, implementation, and measurement. He leads the creative design and multimedia teams as well as (ISC)² brand development by uncovering audience insights and creative strategy to provide valuable content to our members and other stakeholders.
Prior to joining (ISC)², Todd was Global director for Creative, Multimedia and Brand at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA). In this role, he led the creative content team as well as global brand strategy and implementation.
He earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in Communication Arts from East Carolina University and A master’s degree in Advertising Design from Syracuse University.
In addition to his professional career, Todd is a veteran speaker and lecturer for business and academics, and workshop facilitator for the American Marketing Association.
Chuck Downs has nearly 30 years of experience as an innovative marketing and communications leader. He has led B2B and B2C marketing, branding, communications and event management strategies for a diverse array of companies, including leading technology, digital media, health and wellness, and financial services organizations. Chuck joined (ISC)² in early 2018 as Senior Manager of Corporate Marketing before becoming Director of Marketing Strategy & Operations in 2020. In his roles, Chuck has led the association’s global marketing initiatives to expand its membership and grow the world’s workforce of certified cybersecurity professionals.
Before joining (ISC)², Chuck was the Senior Director of Marketing Communications for Cox Target Media, where he was responsible for the creative and communications activities for the $500 million national direct marketing company. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Marketing for Lifestyle Family Fitness, where his responsibility for marketing, advertising and public relations helped drive traffic, enhance member experience and net revenue, and ultimately led to the successful divestiture of the company. Chuck also served in various senior marketing and communications roles at IT products distributor Tech Data and Raymond James Financial.
He has served on the Board of Directors for the Digital Marketing Online Learning program at the University of South Florida. Chuck earned a B.A. in Mass Communications from Milligan College.
Dwan Jones brings more than 20 years of experience developing and leading comprehensive strategies to engage multicultural audiences to (ISC)² as the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In this role, she develops and leads the organization’s internal and external strategic initiatives to foster a more diverse and inclusive cyber profession across the globe.
Dwan has extensive experience in strategic communications, multicultural program development, organizational development and has led teams to produce impactful, large-scale initiatives that drive engagement, connection and transformative change to elevate diverse voices.
Previously, she worked for Capital One, CDM Smith, AICPA, Pilot Media Companies and the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority among others. Dwan holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Syracuse University along with a master’s in organizational leadership.
With more than 26 years of experience, Enitan Kane joins the (ISC)² team as the Director, Business PMO. In this role, he is responsible for establishing the PMO organisations, as well as managing and developing delivery teams (program managers, project managers, and business analysts) in the successful implementation of the organization’s strategic initiatives. Enitan leads the prioritization and execution of (ISC)²’s strategic program roadmap, contributes to the optimization of core business processes and systems, and fosters operational excellence across the organization.
Enitan has extensive experience in program management, as well as project director and managing partner roles for business and IT consultancy organizations around the globe. He has worked for Ford Motor Company, IBM Global Services, Stryker PLC, Microstrategy PLC, The Public Works Authority of the State of Qatar and more.
He has spent 13 years undertaking various Senior PMO roles across EMEA for multinational and national companies.
Enitan earned a bachelor’s degree, with honours, in economics from Obafemi Awolowo University and his MBA from Middlesex University.
Emma joins (ISC)² with over 15 years of experience working in global membership organizations. Emma’s remit includes leading membership development, recruitment, and retention. She will oversee the growing portfolio of professional development products and experiences available to (ISC)² members and non-members, alongside events and regional marketing.
Prior to joining (ISC)², Emma held a number of global roles at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, covering member acquisition, engagement and retention, brand building and marketing the suite of professional development products to both existing, and new, audiences. Partnering with stakeholders across the organization, her passion is in delivering cohesive membership experiences which drive value.
Jarred LeFebvre has nearly 20 years of experience in public relations, corporate communications, channel marketing, web strategy, content strategy, social media and creative services management for technology, IT channel and cybersecurity firms. In addition to his experience at our association, he has managed communications for one of the world’s largest publicly traded technology distributors, a security and network management software company, and a cybersecurity start-up focused on advanced malware defense.
Jarred joined (ISC)² in 2017 as Sr. Corporate Communications Manager. As Director, Communications, he leads a diverse team within the Professional Programs Office, including corporate communications, public relations, web and email, research and media services. Prior to (ISC)², he was Director of Marketing Communications for ThreatTrack Security, a cybersecurity solutions developer focused on advanced malware defense. He was also the Manager of Corporate Communications for GFI Software and the Public Relations Manager for Tech Data Corporation.
Jarred earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Florida.
Sanjana Mehta supports (ISC)²’s global advocacy strategy while also operating as the lead advocate in advancing the organization’s public policy and thought leadership goals in the United Kingdom. She joined (ISC)² in 2019 and was responsible for developing a strategic understanding of markets and customers in the EMEA region. Sanjana served on the UK Cyber Security Council formation project board to oversee the launch of the new Council.
Sanjana has 20 years of experience in the education sector. She has worked in India, Belgium and the UK in a variety of roles, such as research, program management, product development, and policy. Sanjana has delivered a wide range of assignments in her previous roles, which included:
- Working with engineering colleges in India to ensure new IT entrants were industry ready.
- Delivering the Global Fund’s program for capacity building and professional development of counsellors and lab technicians.
- Implementing EU-funded projects to support children with special education needs.
- Leading projects to ensure GCSE and A-Level qualifications in the UK were relevant for customers and complied with regulatory frameworks.
Sanjana holds an MSc in Psychology from Bangalore University, an MPhil, and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Cambridge (as a Gates Cambridge Scholar, and an Executive MBA from Cranfield University. She is a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMgr FCMI).
Elizabeth (Beth) Paredes has more than 20 years of demonstrated excellence and proven leadership in membership, program and project management, executive and governance operations, board and committee relations, budgeting and forecasting, systems implementation, large-scale convention planning and meeting logistics. Prior to joining (ISC)², Beth spent more than ten years in association management in various leadership position. She has a proven track record and ability to facilitate teamwork, accomplish goals and collaborate across functional and organizational boundaries.
As Director, Member Services, she is responsible for the implementation of (ISC)²’s strategic business plan related to the following areas:
- Global Membership: Driving global membership growth, developing and executing the programs, practices and processes that support the generation of the third largest revenue stream and more than 20% of the organization’s overall revenue.
- Events and Program: Global events and member programs that support the (ISC)² mission through the development of in-person and online events with programs that provide CPEs to help members maintain their certifications as well as provide engagement through learning opportunities, networking and access to the latest in vendor technologies.
- Volunteers and Chapters: The (ISC)² Chapters serve as a valuable channel for the association to globally connect members together and to invite non-credential holders to be a part of the elite network of cybersecurity professionals. Chapters also provide an opportunity for those individuals who are interested in getting certified to be a part of the (ISC)² family.
Beth is responsible for elevating day to day global customer satisfaction by promoting a consistent and positive end user experience for members and candidates. She plays a primary role in understanding key customer journeys and increasing member value and customer experience.
Beth has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Ateneo De Manila University.
Karen has a track record of creating, launching and establishing new educational product and services portfolios across multiple geographies both in IT and soft skills. Karen is passionate about the role lifelong learning plays in helping people to start and continually develop their careers, particularly in the rapid and constant change of the technology sector.
Over 25 years in the education industry Karen has established and developed training companies. Firstly a soft skills consultancy which she established and led for over 10 years, and secondly a System Integrator/ IT Professional Services group where she was responsible for establishing their African regional learning division as a Cisco Learning Partner and built this from the ground up with an extensive offering of network training and certifications. Here she innovated and led the development of an entry level Cyber Security program and initiated public private partnerships to support it. Karen also led a number of changes in the global learning division whilst leading the division headquartered in Europe, rebranding, restructuring the product offering and setting a new direction. A number of international awards were won by these teams.
Karen co-founded a technical non-profit organisation and served as the managing director while the team innovated IOT technologies for wildlife crime prevention with a consortium of international technology organisations and wildlife specialists.
At (ISC)², Karen is responsible for strategy for the portfolio of products and services to optimise professional development opportunities for our members and help them stay at the leading edge of cyber security.
Dr. Tina Vaitkus serves as the Director, Human Resources for (ISC)². She first joined the association as Sr. Manager, Human Resources serving as head of HR responsible for the vision, design, development and leadership of multi-national human resource solutions. Tina provides consultation to leadership on strategic HR initiatives including talent reviews, workforce planning, organizational effectiveness and the employee experience. She oversees administration of global human resources programs that supports an employee-centric, global culture emphasizing diversity, equity and inclusion in the achievement of the organization's goals and objectives.
Tina designs and delivers talent development programs and workforce analysis including legal compliance, compensation, and benefits administration for global regions. Tina leads the HR Business Partner team and brings nearly twenty years of leadership and experience with effective people programs. She has been recognized for her evolution of the human resources strategy and her contributions to human resources partnerships at (ISC)² as well as her contributions to leader development during her tenure at Lockheed Martin, Harrah’s and BIC.
Tina holds a Ph.D. in Education-Organizational Leadership and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Organizational Development. She holds two Senior Human Resources certifications, SHRM-SCP and SPHR, is a certified behavioral interviewer, and is also certified by MHS Assessments for Emotional Intelligence assessments (EQ-i 2.0).
As the Associate Program Director for The Center for Cyber Safety and Education, Alisha Wenc focuses on building meaningful programs that bring people together and support diversity and inclusion. Through her 20 years of experience in the educational programming and events space, Alisha has created programming supporting women in tech, women entrepreneurs, and cybersecurity education.
Alisha holds an MBA in Finance and Operations from DePaul University and a B.A in Psychology and English from the University of Michigan.