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(ISC)² Leadership and Annual Reports

An insightful, innovative and experienced group of Corporate Officers and Directors lead our day-to-day operations. These leaders are at the top of their fields. They’re dedicated to upholding and promoting our vision of inspiring a safe and secure cyber world.

  • Leadership Leadership
    Clar Rosso, Chief Executive Officer
    Clar Rosso, Chief Executive Officer

    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 is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the association.

    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.

     

    Greg Clawson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
    Greg Clawson, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

    Greg has more than 20 years of experience leading global sales teams selling solutions in the public and commercial marketplace. His experience includes developing business strategies, budgets and sales objectives, as well as leading and building sales and marketing teams.

    Greg served in the U.S. Air Force as a metrologist before working for the nonprofit Battelle Memorial Institute, where he started and ran the software improvement program that enabled the software organization to receive a high score on the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). He went on to lead the operations group and eventually transitioned to sales. Greg then worked at Matrics, which was acquired by Symbol Technologies and then Motorola, before joining IoT start-up Time Domain, Inc. as its Senior Vice President Global Sales and Marketing.

    Most recently, Greg was the Senior Vice President, Aerospace Defense and Manufacturing Sales at Upskill – an augmented reality software-as-a-service platform start-up company – where he developed the annual business strategy, budgets and sales objectives.

    Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in Logistics Management, Accounting from Park University and earned an MBA from University of Dayton.

     

    Amy Eubanks, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Professional Development
    Amy Eubanks, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Professional Development

    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.

    Graham Jackson Bio
    Graham Jackson, General Counsel

    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 Marks
    Dr. Casey Marks, Chief Qualifications Officer

    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).

     

    Debra Taylor CFO
    Debra Taylor, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    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 Wisniewski, Executive Vice President, Advocacy, Global Markets and Member Engagement
    Tara Wisniewski, Executive Vice President, Advocacy, Global Markets and Member Engagement

    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.

    Clayton Jones
    Clayton Jones, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific

    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.

    Mat Young, Vice President, Global Advocacy
    Mat Young, Vice President, Global Advocacy

    With more than 20 years of experience in public policy, Mat is responsible for launching and leading the advocacy and thought leadership program for (ISC)² to help address the global cybersecurity workforce shortage as well as positively influence laws, regulations and government standards setting initiatives impacting cybersecurity professionals around the globe.

    Mat previously served as the Vice President of State Regulatory and Legislative Affairs for the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and oversaw that association’s state advocacy program. He also represented the AICPA before the U.S. Congressional and Executive branches. Prior to this role, he served as AICPA Director of Congressional and Political Affairs, working closely with state CPA societies and AICPA members on federal legislative efforts that are critical to the CPA profession.

    Prior to joining the AICPA, Mat served as Director of Economic Policy for U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan), and also worked for the U.S. House Financial Services Committee.

    Mat holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Urban Studies, cum laude, from Trinity University and a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

    Raykhan Bekimbetova
    Raykhan Bekimbetova, Controller

    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.

    Tim Campo serves as the Director of Applications, Architecture and Security for (ISC)²
    Tim Campo, Director, IT Infrastructure and Security

    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.

    Mirtha Collin Director of Education  at (ISC)²
    Mirtha Collin, Director, Education

    Mirtha Collin joined (ISC)² in February 2016, as the Senior Manager of Education before becoming Director of Education in 2019. Previously, Mirtha served as Executive Director of Enrollment and Program Management for Innovative Education at the University of South Florida (USF), the university's thriving online learning, continuing education, degree completion, and workforce development initiative. In this capacity, she was responsible for identifying new markets, working with faculty and instructional design staff to develop relevant and in demand courses and programs, recruiting students, managing student support services, and supporting logistics around program execution and delivery.

    Prior to joining USF, Mirtha held a number of positions at Harvard University. Her work as a Senior Project Manager for Harvard’s Office of the President and Provost entailed close consultation and collaboration with senior-level administrators to, among other important projects, engender positive and effective relationships with faculty, as well as conceive and prepare presentations, reports, and various additional communications for both internal and external audiences. Mirtha also served as Senior Campus Planner with Harvard’s Allston Development Group. A graduate of Wellesley College, Mirtha earned a BA in Psychology and went on to receive a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning at University of California at Berkeley.

    Chuck Downs
    Chuck Downs, Director, Marketing Strategy & Operations

    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.

    Megan Gavin
    Megan Gavin, Director, Events

    Megan Gavin has more than 15 years of experience overseeing meetings and conferences. Megan joined (ISC)² as the Director of Events in 2021, coming from the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. She has extensive experience in leading teams to produce large scale global events that drive membership engagement and connection. At (ISC)², she oversees a dedicated team supporting our global events, with particular focus on our flagship annual conference, (ISC)² Security Congress.

    Throughout her career, Megan has collaborated with executive leadership teams across different industries to develop and implement their strategic direction for conferences and global events. She hails from Australia and earned her bachelor’s degree from Deakin University. Megan has a passion for bringing together individuals from the around the world for enriching, engaging experiences and professional development.

    Bret Johnson
    Bret Johnson, Global Sales Director

    Bret has more than 20 years of experience leading global sales teams with both direct and channel solutions selling. In his role, Bret oversees global partnership efforts with Official Training Partners and sales to organizations training their internal staffs. He believes in the imperative of learning in these changing times and building relationships to last.

    Prior to his role at (ISC)², Bret was Director of Channel Development for the AICPA, where he built and strengthened relationships with key partners. He had previous roles at Salesforce.com as Training and Certification Global Channel Director and Global Knowledge, a leading IT training and skills development company, as Sr Director of Worldwide Partner programs. Bret holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Illinois State University. When not working, Bret is passionate about his family, nature, reading, and inevitably, dad jokes.

    Jarred LeFebvre
    Jarred LeFebvre, Director, Communications

    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
    Dr. Sanjana Mehta, Advocacy Director

    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 Paredes
    Elizabeth Paredes, Director, Member Services

    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.

    Tina Vaitkus, Director, Human Resources
    Tina Vaitkus, Director, Human Resources

    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 is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Education-Organizational Leadership (2021) and holds 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).

    Tony Vizza

    Tony Vizza, Director, Cybersecurity Advocacy for Asia-Pacific

    Tony Vizza has been involved in the information technology and information security fields for more than 25 years. His information security credentials include CISSP, CCSP, CIPP/E, CRISC, CISM and is a certified ISO/IEC 27001 Senior Lead Auditor. He has also taught and mentored young and aspiring information security students through Infoxchange with disadvantaged youth, Untapped with neurodiverse individuals, the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN) helping women enter the cybersecurity sector and with Universities across the globe.

    Tony completed a Bachelor of Science in Computing Science from the University of Technology, Sydney, Global Executive MBA from the University of Sydney which included study at Stanford University, the London School of Economics and the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He is currently studying a Juris Doctor degree at the University of New South Wales.

    Tony is a member of the Board of Directors for the Australian Information Security Association (AISA), the co-chair of the (ISC)² Asia Pacific Advisory Council, a Cyber Security Ambassador for the NSW Government, a member of the Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Committee for the NSW Government, a member of the Technology and Business Services Industry Skills Reference Group for NSW TAFE, a member of the Data Security Standards Committee for Blockchain Australia and has provided expert guidance to Government, Industry and Academia in Australia and around the world. Tony has authored numerous submissions to government, testified at parliamentary committees and continues to tirelessly advocate towards a safer and more secure cyber world.

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