About our Speakers
Jason Ancarrow, AVP of Enterprise Cybersecurity for CarMax
Jason Ancarrow is AVP of Enterprise Cybersecurity for CarMax where he leads Cybersecurity Operations and Security Architecture. He also serves on the Advisory Board for the VCU Cybersecurity Center. In addition, Jason serves as the President of the CarMax Foundation, which directs the CarMax Foundation’s work to promote the causes CarMax Associates care about to impact the communities where they live and work. Jason was commissioned as an Officer out of college and completed his commitment with the Virginia Air National Guard. His Technology career spans over 20 years in program management, information security operations, and consulting with organizations such as AOL, Capital One, IBM, US Army, and the FBI.
He holds a BA in Economics from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and a MS in Information Security and Assurance from Norwich University. Jason also serves on the Board for the American Red Cross Capital Region and the Advisory Board for the VCU Cybersecurity Center and Torchlight.ai.
Ron Buchanan, Information Security Officer for Atlantic Union Bank
Ron Buchanan joined Atlantic Union Bank in 2016 as the Information Security Officer. Prior roles include Senior Director of Information Security Operations at Capital One and Vice President of the CyberCrime Investigations for State Street Bank. Ron has over 20 years’ experience in cyber security including incident response, forensics, eDiscovery, encryption, and investigations. Ron’s primary mission continues to focus on protecting assets, stakeholders, and intellectual property from cyber threats, while enabling the business to operate with flexibility and full situational awareness.
Ron has a BS in Business Management & Finance from Northeastern University and a Master of Science in Information Assurance from Norwich University. Ron has obtained certifications as a CISSP, CISM, and EnCE (Encase Certified Examiner). Ron is also a member of ISSA, and the FBI’s InfraGard and Citizens Academy programs. Ron serves on the Board of the Virginia Cyber Security Partnership.