Carla was selected among the industry’s most accomplished women for the prestigious Black Unicorn Award, and recognized for her leadership skills and cybersecurity expertise.
“I am humbled to be honored alongside my peers, as it is incredible to be recognized as an industry role model and encouraging for the future of women in IT Security”, said Carla. “At NiSource we strive to be leaders within our industry, and I am proud of the work our team is doing to implement new technologies to detect and respond to cyber threats faster.”
In her role at NiSource, Carla is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the IT security programs across the enterprise. Prior to joining NiSource in 2018, she served as director of IT security and compliance at DSW, and held progressive leadership roles at Cardinal Health, Deloitte and IBM.
“I am thrilled Carla received this prestigious recognition,” said Mike Rozsa, chief information officer. “Her leadership and technical expertise have been instrumental in shaping the strategic direction of our IT Security program, and inspiring her team to execute on innovative ideas.”
In the venture capital industry, a unicorn refers to any tech startup company that reaches a $1 billion-dollar market value as determined by private or public investment. The Black Unicorn awards are designed to showcase companies and individuals with this kind of potential. This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 8th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators. View the complete list of the Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020.