San Diego Chapter Event

San Diego Chapter Event

Managing Cybersecurity Risk: Advice to Board Members

Our panel discussion will bring together experienced security practitioners from the renewable energy, higher education and legal sectors based in New York City and San Diego. 
We expect them to touch on a wide range of topics, including recent information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) cyber attacks and data security breaches and how they were managed.  You will hear practical advice on how board members can drive strategies to minimize cyber and legal risks in their organizations. 


Elizabeth Sampson, CIO, Brookfield/TerraForm Power
Elizabeth Sampson is a technology executive with over 20 years of global experience strengthening organizations through technology, analytics, and organizational/business process design. She has a track record of working adeptly across global teams in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.  Elizabeth currently serves as SVP and Chief Information Officer at TerraForm Power (NASDAQ: TERP). TerraForm Power is an owner and operator of a best-in-class, 3,600+ MW renewable power portfolio including solar and wind assets in North America, South America and Western Europe. Immediately before joining TerraForm, Elizabeth served as Vice President of Solutions and Business Technology for Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset management company with over $550B in AUM. Brookfield Asset Management is also sponsor and majority shareholder of TerraForm Power. Prior to Brookfield, she worked with GE and Genpact for a combined 14 years.

In her most recent role as CIO of TerraForm Power, Elizabeth drives the Corporate and Operational technology strategy. She has been pivotal in solidifying TERPs IoT solution and leveraging operational data combined with analytics and automation to drive business results and value. She is keenly focused on cybersecurity, particularly as it relates to protecting critical infrastructure, and is driving an accelerated and comprehensive cybersecurity initiative at TERP. Elizabeth has been the force behind TERP’s digital transformation, establishing an architecture comprised of cloud-enabled business applications, smart automation, analytics and IoT solutions to drive tangible business value while improving enterprise-wide governance and security.

Michael Corn, CISO, UC San Diego
Michael Corn is the Chief Information Security Officer of the University of California at San Diego where he manages the Security Office as well as the Identity and Access Management. His areas of interest include privacy, identity management, and cloud services. He has been an active speaker and author on security and privacy and has participated in numerous Educause and Internet2 initiatives.

He is a member of the Internet2 Netplus Product Advisory Board and is the current co-chair of the Educause HEISC. Prior to joining UCSD he was the CISO & CPO and Deputy CIO of Brandeis University and was formally the CISO and Chief Privacy and Security Officer of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Natalie Prescott, Mintz San Diego
Natalie is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), a published author, and an award-winning trial lawyer. She is the go-to lawyer in bet-the-company cases, class actions, and complex litigation matters. She is the first female recipient of the prestigious Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the International Bar Association and has been listed with Super Lawyers and Top Attorneys. She defends companies in high-stakes litigation matters and assists clients with defending consumer class actions, responding to regulatory inquiries into data security practices, data breach notifications, compliance, and privacy litigation.

She has published numerous articles in the areas of privacy law, including in Bloomberg, Law 360, and the Daily Journal. She has presented at numerous conferences and events, moderated panels on privacy-related topics, and taught a course on Privacy at the USD Cyber Security Executive Program.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

4:30 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.

Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa
5921 Valencia Circle
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Valet complimentary

Please contact Wyndi Brant at (858) 750-7313 or

4/14/2020 4:30 PM - 4/14/2020 6:30 PM
Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa 5921 Valencia Circle Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

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