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ISACA Installs 2019-2020 Board of Directors

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ISACA, a global technology association serving 460,000 business
technologists installed its 2019-2020 Board of Directors at its Annual
General Meeting in Seattle today. Brennan P. Baybeck was selected to
lead ISACA’s board as chair.

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Brennan P. Baybeck, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP; ISACA Board Chair; Vice President - Customer Support S ...

Brennan P. Baybeck, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP; ISACA Board Chair; Vice President – Customer Support Services Security Risk Management for Oracle Corporation (Photo: Business Wire)

“I am honored to be entering into this role as ISACA marks a
particularly special milestone in its history—its 50th anniversary,”
said Baybeck. “As I celebrate my own 25 years with the association this
year, I reflect on how incredible it has been to watch ISACA adapt and
grow over the years. It has been rewarding to have been part of ISACA’s
rich past, to witness the diverse professions we serve evolve and drive
even greater impact, and to now help lead the association into a bright

Baybeck, who brings more than 25 years of experience in IT security,
governance, risk, audit and consulting, is Vice President – Customer
Support Services Security Risk Management at Oracle Corporation. In his
role, Baybeck leads a global team that addresses IT security risk
management for one of the largest lines of business at Oracle. He is
also responsible for leading security, privacy and availability for
customer-facing services, as well as Global IT’s key enterprise IT
services, including cloud initiatives.

Prior to his current role, Baybeck held leadership positions at Sun
Microsystems, StorageTek and Qwest Communications, and served as an
information security risk consulting director for several years.

At ISACA, Baybeck has been a Denver Chapter board leader, and served as
chair for various working groups and as board director at the
international level.

“With Brennan’s long-time dedication to ISACA, his deep level of
industry expertise and leadership experience, and his passion for our
member community, he brings incredible value to ISACA as the new chair
of our board,” said ISACA CEO David Samuelson. “He cares about our
members, our chapters and their enterprises, and he will be instrumental
in driving efforts to prepare our global community for the future,
embracing the future of learning and knowledge platforms, and helping us
implement important diversity initiatives. Our 2019-2020 board brings a
dynamic set of experience and leadership to these important strategic
efforts, and will help advance these key priorities and deliver even
greater value to our ISACA members and our wider professional community.”

Also named to a new leadership role on ISACA’s board is Vice Chair Rolf
von Roessing, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, partner and CEO at Forfa Consulting AG.
He brings more than 25 years of experience in governance, risk
management and compliance; security and business continuity; and crisis
management, including in his time as chairman of Forfa Holding AG since
2008, and in previous senior roles at KPMG and Ernst & Young.
Additionally, von Roessing has served on various committees at ISACA
since joining the association in 1997, and was an ISACA international
vice president from 2009-2011.

In total, 12 leaders were installed on the 2019-2020 ISACA Board of
Directors during the Thursday meeting in Seattle:

  • Chair Brennan P. Baybeck, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, Vice
    President – Customer Support Services Security Risk Management for
    Oracle Corporation
  • Vice Chair Rolf von Roessing, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, Partner and
    CEO, Forfa Consulting AG
  • Director Tracey Dedrick, former Chief Risk Officer, Hudson City
  • Director Pam Nigro, CRMA, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, Senior Director,
    Information Security, GRC Practice, Health Care Service Corporation
  • Director R.V. Raghu, CISA, CRISC, Director of Versatilist
    Consulting India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Director Gabriela Reynaga, CISA, CRISC, Founder and Chief
    Executive Officer of Holistics GRC Consultancy
  • Director Gregory Touhill, Brigadier General (Ret), USAF, CISM,
    CISSP, President, Cyxtera Federal Group, Cyxtera Technologies
  • Director Asaf Weisberg, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CGEIT, Founder and
    CEO, introSight
  • Director Tichaona Zororo, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, COBIT 5
    Certified Assessor, CIA, CRMA, Director, IT Advisory, EGIT |
    Enterprise Governance of IT (Pty) Ltd.
  • Director David Samuelson, ISACA Chief Executive Officer

Past chairs on the ISACA Board of Directors include:

  • 2018-2019 ISACA Board Chair Rob Clyde, CISM, Managing Director,
    Clyde Consulting LLC
  • 2015-2017 ISACA Board Chair Chris Dimitriadis, Ph.D., CISA,
    CISM, CRISC, Group Chief Services and Delivery Officer, INTRALOT

The 2019-2020 Board will lead ISACA as it celebrates its 50th
in 2019. Photos and biographies of all board members are
available at


Now in its 50th
year, ISACA® (
is a global association helping individuals and enterprises achieve the
positive potential of technology. Today’s world is powered by
information and technology, and ISACA equips professionals with the
knowledge, credentials, education and community to advance their careers
and transform their organizations. ISACA leverages the expertise of its
460,000 engaged professionals—including its 140,000 members—in
information and cyber security, governance, assurance, risk and
innovation, as well as its enterprise performance subsidiary, CMMI®
, to help advance innovation through technology. ISACA has
a presence in more than 188 countries, including more than 220 chapters
worldwide and offices in both the United States and China.