2017 Chief Information Officer Leadership Forum
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Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together senior IT executives from a range of industry verticals for our annual Los Angeles event. Throughout a full day of content and networking, we will focus on the most pressing issues that IT executives are tackling as the role that technology plays within the organization continues to evolve in 2017, with an agenda geared specifically towards CIOs, CTOs, and CISOs, as well as IT/Technology/MIS/Architecture VPs and Directors in a leadership role. Topics covered by our speaking faculty will include:
- Exploring the rapidly evolving role of the CIO and the new in demand leadership capabilities as organizations become increasingly digitally enabled
- Building a workforce aligned with the modern IT landscape - attaining, training, and retaining talent through in-demand skillset development and mentor programs
- The CIO, CDO & CMO Partnership: Enabling the organization to effectively leverage data to achieve organizational growth goals
- The future of IT’s role in reaching customers – exploring how the next wave of innovative CIOs are redefining customer experience
- Exploring the top trends, capabilities, and risks that are driving IT spend in 2017
- Addressing leading risks and concerns heading into 2017, and navigating the evolving information security threat landscape
Our keynote presentations, fireside chats, panel sessions, and networking breaks will enable candid discussions with your peers focused on these topics and more. Speakers at our 2016 LA Forums included Judy Batenburg, SVP of IT Infrastructure and Operations at Starz; Derek Peterson, CTO at Boingo Wireless; Cynthia Johnson, VP & CIO at California Resources Corporation; Kim Terry, CIO at Guthy-Renker; and more.
We look forward to bringing together another fantastic faculty in 2017, and to hosting you alongside our community of Fortune 500 CIO leaders hailing from the heart of Southern California and beyond!
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Todd is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for GoPro Inc, a global consumer electronics and software company with over 20 office locations worldwide. He is responsible for developing and executing the cybersecurity programs for GoPro globally. He leads multiple Cybersecurity functions focused on securing the use of Cloud Applications, Cloud Operations, Cloud Security Governance, and Cyber Security Resiliency. GoPro is believed to be one of the largest “cloud only” companies in the world.
Prior to GoPro, Todd spent time leading Cybersecurity consulting practices for KPMG LLP, and Forrester Research.
Prior to these consulting positions Todd worked at Warner Bros Entertainment as a Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, while simultaneously holding the position of Vice President of Enterprise Architecture.
Prior to Warner Bros, Todd spent 8 years at AMGEN, the world’s largest Biotech company, where he served as the Chief Information Security Officer and held the position of Corporate Director.
Early in his career, Todd learned the details of information security as a Naval Officer managing some of the Navy’s largest telecommunication systems. Todd got his Masters in Telecommunications from the United States Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California, and his Bachelors from the University of Hawaii.
Todd is an Adjunct Professor at California Lutheran University where he’s taught computer science courses since 2001. Todd also served as a Board member of the Ventura County YMCA, and was a part Orange County’s Big Brother Big Sister Program.
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8:00am - 9:00am Networking breakfast and registration
Take the time to get to know the fellow attendees, speakers and sponsors that you will be sharing the day with. Continental breakfast with coffee, tea and juices will be served.
9:00am - 1:00pm Morning sessionsOur speakers share their expertise on hot topics and challenge areas through various presentation styles. Keynotes, panels and fireside chats will be broken up by networking breaks.
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch
Enjoy a healthy buffet lunch and networking time.
2:00pm - 4:30pm Afternoon sessions
Our speakers will share their expertise on hot topics and challenge areas through various presentation styles. Sessions will be broken up by one afternoon coffee and snack break.
4:30pm - 6:00pm Cocktail reception
Wrap up the day with a cocktail (or a few!) and hors d'Oeuvres. Head home with new connections and a notebook full of key takeaways to implement back at the office.
Explore the most critical challenge areas and hot topics for IT leaders such as:
Innovation in technology
Examine how your organization is innovating in the IT space, and what new technologies will impact on the business sphere in the years ahead. Our speakers will discuss:
- Driving productivity at work
- Using the device to streamline practices
- Harnessing data to create workable analytics
- Realigning with online channels
IT's new normal
Review the major changes the field of IT has experienced over the past few years, the driving forces behind them, and the barriers they present. Get briefed on:
- Overcoming obstacles in mobile integration
- Protecting data from device to data center
- Managing and enforcing BYOD security
- Building a flexible org around the cloud
The cloud and mobility
How are CIOs guiding their teams through the inherent challenges that accompany growth in the mobile and cloud spaces? Learn to ease through the growing pains and gain insight into:
- Leveraging real time data
- Forging partnerships with other functions
- Improving cloud communications internally
- Recognizing key benefits of new technology
The business of security and the cloud
Evaluate how the cloud has transformed the way companies need to think about IT and security standards. Review the ways security infrastructure has evolved recent years, and catalysts of these changes. Hear discussions on:
- Dealing with increased security risks from social technology
- Closing the gap between security training and security awareness
- Observing new industry trends and choosing which to adopt
- Exploring major changes in business infrastructure
The CIO/CMO partnership
The digital sphere has changed the relationship between IT departments and other functions across the business. Talk about how successful CIOs are bridging the gap between IT and marketing to work toward common business goals. Gain insight on:
- Establishing a common language to improve collaboration
- Utilizing available business data from across the enterprise
- Contributing to a customer-centric culture through partnership
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