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Cyber Center of Excellence General Counsel Forum

Cooley 4401 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA

The Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE) is an invite-only engaging and informative roundtable discussion on current events and hot topics in the cybersecurity space, including issues that impact how your organization might identify, assess and protect against cybersecurity risks and threats. 


RADM (ret), Ken Slaught, Co-Chair and President CCOE


Jeffrey Schermerhorn - Vice president, Lockton and former Product Counsel, US Specialty Division, CNA.  Jeff's specialty is to work with clients to conduct deep dive reviews of E&O and cyber liability exposures to develop tailored risk management solutions.  In his prior role at CNA, his primary responsibilities included negotiating the most complex manuscript risk transfer agreements.  In addition, he was the primary architect of the insurer's cyber technology errors and omissions and media liability policies.

Reese Solberg - Manager, Advisory Services, EY and former Director of Privacy for Microsoft.  Reese has over 15 years of experience advising executives and product/service teams in developing comprehensive privacy programs, conducting privacy assessments and driving privacy strategy to effectively leverage data assets.  At Microsoft, he was responsible for privacy integration with key acquisitions, management of the corporate advisory team and compliance related to emerging privacy issues.

Andy Roth - Partner, Cooley and former Chief Privacy Officer, American Express.  Andy specializes in cutting edge technology and complex legal and operational issues.  Under his leadership, American Express was ranked "The #1 Most Trusted Company for Privacy" four years in a row by the Ponemon Institute, while launching bold new digital partnerships and initiatives. 

This event is by invitation only, please email Leah Lowery for additional information

About Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE)

The Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE) is a non-profit organization that supplies the leadership and fosters collaboration, to establish San Diego as a worldwide center for cybersecurity products and services.  Working together to build programs that promote cyber best practices among the key economic pillars of our community, and by promoting talent acquisition, retention and development, the CCOE aims to make San Diego a magnet for an industry that already provides 16,500 jobs and invests $1.9 billion into the San Diego economy.  Learn more at



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