2022 Cybersecurity Professional Awards – Winners

The 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. Based on the strength of their nomination and the popular vote by members of the Information Security Community (both ratings and comments), we are announcing the following winners for the 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in the category Cybersecurity Professional.

 

                                    


Chief Executive Officer of the Year (CEO) - ASIA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Clement Arul

 

Chief Executive Officer of the Year (CEO) - ASIA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Zhang Tao

 

Chief Executive Officer of the Year (CEO) - MIDDLE EAST ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Nadav Arbel, CYREBRO Co-founder and CEO

 

Chief Executive Officer of the Year (CEO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Joel Fulton

 

SILVER WINNER:

Grant Elliott

 

SILVER WINNER:

John Morgan, CEO at Confluera

 

SILVER WINNER:

Ted Gutierrez – Chief Executive Officer of the Year

 

Chief Executive Officer of the Year (CEO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Founder and CEO Eyal Benishti Fosters IRONSCALES’ Innovation and Continued Growth

 

Chief Executive Officer of the Year (CEO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Erkang Zheng

 

SILVER WINNER:

Ev Kontsevoy

 

SILVER WINNER:

Joshua Motta, CEO, Coalition

 

SILVER WINNER:

Rohit Sethi, CEO of Security Compass

 

SILVER WINNER:

Tony Crescenzo

 

Chief Executive Officer of the Year (CEO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Sanjay Beri

 

SILVER WINNER:

KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman

 

Chief Information Security Officer of the Year (CISO) - ASIA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Clement Arul

 

Chief Information Security Officer of the Year (CISO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Bill Lawrence – Chief Information Security Officer of the Year

 

SILVER WINNER:

Amir Sternhell for Sertainty – ensuring that privacy remains certain

 

Chief Information Security Officer of the Year (CISO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Darryl Taylor, LogicHub

 

Chief Information Security Officer of the Year (CISO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Amanda Fennell

 

SILVER WINNER:

Ryan Weeks

 

Chief Technology Officer of the Year (CTO) - AFRICA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Maeson Maherry

 

Chief Technology Officer of the Year (CTO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Otavio Freire

 

Chief Technology Officer of the Year (CTO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Marqus Hutchinson

 

Chief Technology Officer of the Year (CTO) - NORTH AMERICA ( between 500 to 900 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

iboss – Paul Martini

 

Continuous Improvement and Optimization Expert of the Year

GOLD WINNER:

Mr. Cesar Pie, Continuous Improvement and Optimization Expert of the Year

 

Cybersecurity Audit Professional of the Year - ASIA ( between 5,000 to 9,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Melbourne Lim Yung Han

 

Cybersecurity Audit Professional of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Michelle Moreno

 

Cybersecurity Blogger of the Year - ASIA

GOLD WINNER:

Priyanka Jayakumar

 

Cybersecurity Blogger of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Anomali

 

Cybersecurity Blogger of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 500 to 999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Joseph Carson, ThycoticCentrify

 

Cybersecurity Blogger of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Bob Erdman

 

SILVER WINNER:

KnowBe4 Lead Security Awareness Advocate Javvad Malik

 

Cybersecurity Blogger of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 5,000 to 9,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Kumar Varun Verma

 

Cybersecurity Compliance & Assurance Professional of the Year - ASIA

GOLD WINNER:

Melbourne Lim Yung Han

 

Cybersecurity Compliance & Assurance Professional of the Year - NORTH AMERICA

GOLD WINNER:

Michelle Moreno

 

Cybersecurity Consultant of the Year - ASIA

GOLD WINNER:

Melbourne Lim Yung Han

 

SILVER WINNER:

Jakanath Shanmogam Sundaram

 

Cybersecurity Consultant of the Year - NORTH AMERICA

GOLD WINNER:

Tammi Hayes

 

Cybersecurity Educator of the Year

GOLD WINNER:

Melbourne Lim Yung Han

 

Cybersecurity Executive of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Joel Fulton

 

Cybersecurity Executive of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Richard McLain

 

Cybersecurity Executive of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Jennifer Parker-Snider

 

Cybersecurity Executive of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 500 to 999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Yuval Wollman

 

Cybersecurity Journalist of the Year

GOLD WINNER:

Anna Ribeiro – The Cybersecurity Journalist of the Year

 

Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year - ASIA

GOLD WINNER:

Kumar Varun Verma

 

Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Gabriela Martinez – Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year

 

SILVER WINNER:

Christopher Kolling

 

Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Lisa Hayashi

 

Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 500 to 999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Jonathan Skinner

 

Cybersecurity PR Professional of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Taylor Petry – Cybersecurity PR Professional of the Year

 

Cybersecurity PR Professional of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 500 to 999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Evan Roberts, Managing Director, FTI Consulting Strategic Communications

 

Cybersecurity PR Professional of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Kristy Campbell

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - AISA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Jakanath Shanmogam Sundaram

 

GOLD WINNER:

Priyanka Jayakumar

 

GOLD WINNER:

Ramesh Naidu

 

GOLD WINNER:

Saurabh Sarawat

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - AISA ( between 5,000 to 9,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Melbourne Lim Yung Han

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Brent Gage – Cybersecurity Professional of the Year

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

George Kamide

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Sue Bergamo

 

Cybersecurity Project of the Year - EUROPE

GOLD WINNER:

BitNinja Security

 

Cybersecurity Project of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Relativity’s Threat Intelligence Feed

 

SILVER WINNER:

Project Memoria

 

Cybersecurity Recruiter of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Brad Toothman

 

GOLD WINNER:

Jon Lewis

 

Cybersecurity Service Provider Auditor of the Year

GOLD WINNER:

Mr. Clinton Hackney, Cybersecurity Service Provider Auditor of the Year

 

Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year - ASIA

GOLD WINNER:

Melbourne Lim Yung Han

 

Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Rusty Carter, CPO Strategist

 

Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Caroline Wong

 

Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Ryan Kalember

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year -ASIA

GOLD WINNER:

Cybertronium Team : Cybertronians

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year - EUROPE

GOLD WINNER:

Irdeto Cyber Services Team

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Blue Line Cybersecurity Team

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 500 to 999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Fortis by Sentinel Cybersecurity Team

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year - ASIA

GOLD WINNER:

Priyanka Jayakumar

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year - EUROPE

GOLD WINNER:

Serpil Hall

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Tammi Hayes

 

SILVER WINNER:

Cherise Esparza – Cybersecurity Woman of the Year

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Monica Jain, LogicHub

 

SILVER WINNER:

Ashley Rose

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Keira Stevens

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Amanda Fennell

 

SILVER WINNER:

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year – Elisa Costante

 

SILVER WINNER:

Sherrod DeGrippo

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 5,000 to 9,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Kimberly Sutherland

 

Defensive Cyberspace Operations Team of the Year

GOLD WINNER:

CSIOS Cyberspace Operations Division

 

SOC Team of the Year - ASIA ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Cybertronium Team

 

GOLD WINNER:

Vigilant Asia (M) Sdn Bhd

 

SOC Team of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Proficio’s Global SOC Team

 

SOC Team of the Year - NORTH AMERICA ( between 500 to 999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Fortis by Sentinel SOC Team of the Year

 

GOLD WINNER:

ReliaQuest Security Operations Team