Practicing Chief Healthcare CISO, and Cybersecurity and Transformation Strategist & Evangelist
Laszlo Gonc is a recognized senior executive with thirty years of progressive experience in business and information technology. He is responsible for helping organizations - corporate and nonprofit alike - navigate the digital frontier, advising clients on cybersecurity, IT risk mitigation, and building digital technology strategies that drive both performance and business value. He has experience across several industries, consulting for senior executives and boards, developing cybersecurity strategies, evaluating IT risk, and spearheading critical security and transformation projects for senior leadership including, but not limited to, healthcare, manufacturing, mining, legal, insurance, marketing, advertising and banking. Gonc is a member of the Forbes Technology Council, PEER150, and sits on a number of nonprofit and professional advisory boards. He served as Chair of the Project Management Institute (PMI) Chicagoland Executive Council for a number of years, served as Executive Vice President for the Chicago chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), and is a Board Member for the Society for Information Management (SIM) Chicago. He is also a member of FBI Infragard, ISSA and ISACA. Gonc is also an Advisory Board Member for the national Cybersecurity Collaborative, and the Illinois Institute of Technology's C2SAFE Program. In early 2016, as a volunteer he helped form the SIM International Cybersecurity SIG for senior technology leaders having served as Director of Strategic Programming and Content, collaborating to launch their first national virtual Cybersecurity Conference in 2017 as co-host.