Meet the Panelists-2

Gerry Owens

IT Risk Management and Cybersecurity Executive

Gerry Owens is an IT Risk Management and Cyber Security Executive with over 30 years experience in Information Technology, leading infrastructure initiatives, establishing strong IT risk programs and building Cyber Security capabilities. During his long tenure at a large Canadian Financial Institution, Gerry had built and led several key businesses including Network Operations, Security Operations, Business Technology Risk, and Global Digital Identity and Access Management.

Enza Alexander

Executive Vice President, ISA Cybersecurity Inc.

Enza Alexander is a senior Cybersecurity and IT industry leader with over 25 years of global experience across the technology sectors in finance, operations, sales, marketing, managed  and professional services. She serves as the Executive Vice President at ISA. Enza is passionate about helping clients better understand the positive impact and possibilities that business technology security solutions can deliver. She has a long and successful track record built on driving client solutions that are value-based. 

In 2011, Enza was recognized as one of Canada’s leading Women in Technology by IT Canada and CDN Magazine.  

Chris Ruetz

AVP and Country Manager, CyberArk

Chris Ruetz is the Area Vice President & Country Manager at CyberArk Canada where he’s responsible for executing strategic sales and channel initiatives to drive growth and expand market opportunities within region.  Chris specializes in assisting Canadian Security Leaders to understand the importance of developing Privilege Access Security Programs.  These programs include, Application Security, Digital Transformation to the Cloud & Dev Ops and Securing the Workstation with a Least Privilege model.

Chris has more than 20 years of IT and Security experience with world class software companies such as Cisco, Nortel, Novell and Westcon Group in Senior Management roles.