Deron Egerman
CIO - Choate, Hall, & Stewart LLP
Fall 2017 Presentation: ~ Panel - Day 2 - Evolve Your Security Strategies: Protecting Key Intellectual Property The business need for anytime, anywhere connectivity, more mobile applications and access to company data challenges how IT leaders protect valuable corporate information. Few midmarket companies are currently employing a full time CISO, and more than half are operating with limited to no security strategy. Former federal investigator and forensic expert Brian Hill will guide this interactive panel discussion with Deron Egerman, CIO of Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP and Ryan Loy, CIO of ADTRAN with insight from leading security solution providers: Sean McCarthy, Consulting Systems Engineer for Cato Networks; Justin Fier, Director of Cyber Intelligence and Analytics for Darktrace; and Arthur Braunstein, VP of Sales for Morphisec. Biography: As the Firm's Chief Information Officer, Deron Egerman leads all aspects of information technology, knowledge management, litigation support and information security efforts. He joined the firm in 2016 after holding several key positions at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where he helped modernize the firm’s global information technology platform and built a world-class operations team. His experience in information technology spans more than 20 years and includes global infrastructure, risk management, service delivery, information management, program governance and information security. Deron is a graduate of American University and an active member of various information security and CIO networks.