2022 Annual Celebration and Awards

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
6:00 PM

Come celebrate Cyber Guild Partners and contributors, and recognize this year’s cybersecurity leaders and changemakers at our 2022 Annual Celebration and Recognition Awards Ceremony.

About this event

Join us in recognizing individuals who emulate the purpose of The Cyber Guild vision by helping to advance cybersecurity as part of the “fabric of everyday living”, within their communities, network, and or organizations.

The 2022 Cyber Guild Annual Celebration and Recognition Awards Ceremony seeks to:

• Activate leaders across all walks of life to recognize a cyber workforce as a lynchpin for economic success and national security.

• Enhance awareness of cybersecurity work as an attractive livelihood.

• Build a greater brand presence of The Cyber Guild, our Partners, and our members.

Ambassador – A respected advocate and powerful connector in the sector, who activates leaders and decision-makers to enable positive change across the private and public sectors.

2021 Luminaire Honoree Bryan Ware, CEO of Looking Glass presents to Gilman Louie, Partner, Alsop Louie Partners and CEO/Co-Founder, America’s Frontier Fund.

Emerging Leader – Individual – An individual with an entrepreneurial mindset who through their leadership and advocacy is rapidly becoming influential within the Cyber community.

Cyber Guild Luminaire Diane Janosek, President, WiCyS Mid-Atlantic Affiliate presents to Tatyana Bolton, Security Policy Manager, Google. 2021 honoree Alison King, Legislative Affairs Advisor CISA presents to Michael Dent CISO Fairfax County Government Economic Development Agency.

Emerging Leader –Company – An organization role modeling the advancement of cybersecurity, and diversity, in the broadest sense; investing and delivering new technologies, ways of working, and dynamic partnerships to help safeguard organizations impacted by cyber-attacks and to grow a sustainable cyber workforce.

2021 Honoree Aquia US, David Maskeroni, CEO presents to Easy Dynamics CEO Poupak Afsar.

Changemaker – A leader who is advancing the CS ecosystem by setting new standards, implementing new technologies, and/ or educating organizations and the greater community about the importance of cyber.

Cyber Guild Luminaire Teresa Shea, President, Oplnet presents to Kris Lovejoy, Global Security and Resilience Practice Leader, Kyndryl.

Warrior – An energetic personality who creates trusted relationships to get ahead of adversaries and who solves current and emerging threats by applying innovative technology and sustaining robust networks.

2021 Luminaire honoree Hon. Ellen Lord presents to Kiersten Todt, Chief of Staff, CISA.

Alliance Leader – An individual disrupting business as usual, educating organizations and the greater community about the importance of cyber hygiene, implementing security standards, and advocating for engagement.

2021 Honoree Esther Lee, CEO of Refraction presents to Mark Montgomery, Senior Director of Cyber Solarium Commission.

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner – 1700 Tysons Boulevard Peachgrove Ballroom McLean, VA 22102

Dress Code: Business or business casual.

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