October 2019 Chapter Meeting


​The meeting will be broadcast at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtWvcTkPHyM, be sure to register in order to receive CPE.


Presentation 1: Third Party Risk Management: Vendor Risk & Oversight Best Practices - Presenter: Heather Namovich 

Heather Namovich is a global operations and procurement leader with over 17 years of strategic sourcing and vendor management experience, having worked for Fortune 100 companies in both the public and private sectors.  Over the years she built deep capabilities to become a center of expertise within strategic sourcing, vendor management and third-party risk.  

Prior to joining TEKsystems in 2017, Heather was director of enterprise risk and oversight within corporate compliance at CareSource Management Group, a managed care organization.  In this role, she was responsible for enterprise and third-party risk management programs, contracting, as well as vendor oversight of all delegates and first-tier, downstream and related entities.  In this role Heather successfully built out several risk management programs resulting in 100% compliance with internal and external government audits and her efforts were recognized for the implementation of various industry best practices. 

Heather has authored playbooks on strategic sourcing, vendor management and mergers and acquisitions and has successfully deployed several enterprise-wide vendor management programs focused on a center-led approach. 

Presentation 2: We Don't Need No Stinking Privacy!! - Presenter: Gregory Kiker

Greg Kiker is a cybersecurity professional. He spent the last 20 years working for several fortune 300 companies in various cities, New Orleans, Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Pittsburgh, and overseas in Germany, France, India, South Korea, Qatar, and now resides in the Phoenix Area.

Greg is a public speaker, writer, and all around nice guy, with over 30 years of experience. Attended the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary studying Theology and is now pursuing a degree in Anthropology with a focus on Archaeology. He serves on several advisory boards and is on the board of directors for the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archeological Park in Phoenix, AZ. He has played hockey for years and coaches kids. He is here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, but is all out of bubble gum. He is available at Greg@GregKiker.com.

Presentation 3: Top Considerations while implementing a Privacy Program - Presenter: Daniel Clarke

Dan Clarke is the President at IntraEdge. He has 30 years of experience combining technology with media, retail and business leadership, has held executive leadership roles at Intel, and is a 9-time CEO. His focus has been on clearly implementing a growth and exit plan through capital and talent acquisition. Notable professional and personal accomplishments include raising $300 million from top-tier venture and private equity firms and in the public markets, building an extensive network of business relationships, and competing as an Ironman triathlete.

Presentation 4: Security Awareness Across the Enterprise Presenter: Don Silva

Don has extensive expertise with Security & Compliance: PCI, SOC and GDPR. 11+ years of hands on Leadership of PCI-DSS with New Vision, PayPal, PaySimple, Apriva and Billfire. At Billfire, implemented first-time PCI-DSS Compliance Program for full Attestation of Compliance (AOC) and Report of Compliance (ROC) as well as SOC 1 Type II. Most recently with Integrate, implemented first-time GDPR and Security Compliance Program (working hand-in-hand with VP Risk & Compliance) and currently implementing a first-time SOC 2 Type II Program. 

Additionally, Don brings 14+ years’ experience with DR (and BCP), across Sun Microsystems, PayPal, PaySimple, Apriva, Billfire and Integrate, along with 10+ years of Cloud Services experience



Check-in begins 10.30am

11 -11.10 am - Welcome 

11.10- 12 pm - 1st Presentation

12 -12.30 pm Lunch 

12.30 - 1.20pm - 2nd Presentation

1.20 -1.30pm Break 

1.30-2.20pm - 3rd Presentation

2.20 -2.30pm Break 

2.30 - 3.20pm - 4th Presentation

3.20 - 3.30pm - Wrap and announcements if any



  • When

  • Thursday, October 17, 2019
    10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

  • Where

  • Rio Salado College Conference Center
    2323 W. 14th St.
    Tempe, Arizona 85281

  • Capacity

  • 275 (85 remaining)

Additional Information

  • CPE: 4
  • Lunch provided

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