Katie Hanahan and Richard Rushing
VP, Cybersecurity Strategy @ ITSavvy
CISO @ Motorola Mobility
Katie Hanahan is the Vice President of Cybersecurity Strategy at ITsavvy and serves as the strategy lead for cybersecurity across the organization. She is also a client advocate, building a vital foundation of trust between the client, the company she serves, and technology solutions partners. Hanahan applies her years of global experience in various settings and cultures to establish a holistic culture of trust in cybersecurity practice.
Hanahan has over 15 years of experience in cybersecurity practices and technologies, both as a provider and as a client, in both public and private sectors. Now, she has built and leads a vCISO program with a dedicated team to further advance the scope of ITsavvy’s cybersecurity practice. Hanahan is a regular moderator on several social media platforms and is known for leading productive discussions around diversity, equity and inclusion.
Richard Rushing is the Chief Information Security Officer for Motorola Mobility where he leads the global security team responsible for tackling the emerging threats of mobile devices, targeted attacks, and cyber-crime.
With over 30 years of ground-up success in information security, Richard has led world-class security organizations by building and implementing custom methodologies and frameworks that balance information protection, business agility, innovation, and risk. He is a business and technology visionary with executive and hands-on experience in automating and managing multi-billion dollar enterprises including a strong record of success in deploying robust and flexible IT security architecture and infrastructure.
Prior to Motorola Mobility, Richard served as Chief Security Officer at Motorola Air Defense. Previously, he founded and served as Vice President of Technical Services and Chief Security Officer at LOCH Technologies, a global leader of next-generation wireless threat monitoring. In addition, he founded and served as Chief Technical Officer at SecureIT, a Security Services company, and held various senior security positions at VeriSign, GE Capital, and Siemens Energy & Automation. Richard is an alumnus of Arizona State University. He participates in several corporate, community, private, and government security councils to set standards, policies, and solutions for current and emerging security issues.