Keynote Speaker


Kevin Johnson

Secure Ideas, Chief Executive Officer

Kevin has a long history in the IT field including system administration, network architecture and application development. He has been involved in building incident response and forensic teams, architecting security solutions for large enterprises and penetration testing everything from government agencies to Fortune 100 companies.

Workshop Presenters


Jon Lyon

Professor of Business
Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jon is professor of business for FSCJ since 1982. He teaches finance, insurance and operations and has a 44- year career in the property and casualty insurance business.


Daniel Sullivan

Information Security Director
First Florida Credit Union

Daniel has worked in IT and security for more than 20 years, with most of his experience in the financial services and non-profit sectors. He holds a B.S. in Information Systems, earned multiple certifications such as CISSP and GSEC and is a member of Jacksonville Infragard.

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Josh Susen

Director of IT Security
Formative Health

Josh has worked in the banking and health care sectors since 2004. His early career started in programming, then system administration, moving into leadership roles over time with a greater and greater focus on cybersecurity. He's currently the director of IT security at Formative Health, is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and also runs his own company Infoshield helping companies remain secure and compliant.

Aaron Weiss

Aaron Weiss

Forensic Recovery, LLC

Aaron is a seasoned digital forensics and information security professional with broad, practical experience and education. During engagements, he is a perceptive analyst, and he often leads the coordination, information gathering, and report writing processes. Aaron has helped companies identify information security risks and progressively develop information security programs. Having previously worked as computer technician, IT support company owner, controller, and religious school IT manager, He has observed various operations at the ground level.

Gerard Hilgenberg

Professor of Information Technology
Florida State College at Jacksonville

Gerry is an IT professional with 20 experience in the public and private sectors. He has a master's in information technology and management advanced. Throughout his IT career, he has successfully made processes more streamlined and effective. In the private sector, Gerry worked with stakeholders in a production environment to decrease downtime. In the public sector, he became a voting member in The Florida Department of Health Information Technology Standards Workgroups, and then was elected Co-Chair, becoming Chair of ITSW in 2013.