Why You Should Attend!



Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together senior IT executives from a range of industry verticals for our annual Washington DC 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. 

 

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 East Coast and beyond.

This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

If you'd like to recommend a speaker, please email Patrick DeFrancisci at pdefrancisci@argyleforum.com.

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Paul Bartruff Systems Engineer
CloudPassage
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Kunkun Callaghan Vice President, Single Family Servicing, Securitization and REO
Freddie Mac
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Mittal Desai Chief Information Security Officer
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
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Ted Freeman Vice President, Information Systems and Technology Division
Ensco, Inc.
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Gayle Guillford Chief Information Security officer
City of Baltimore
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Eli Hertz Vice President, Information Technology
USO
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Maureen Jules-Perez Vice President, Enterprise Services & Sr. Technical Director
AOL
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Steve Kaplan Vice President of Client Strategy
Nutanix
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Andy Lamora Partner, Public Sector
Topcoder
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Joseph Lee Chief Information Security Officer
The Georgetown University
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Sudhir Menon VIce President Enterprise Information Management
Hilton Worldwide Holdings
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Janak Rajani Information Technology Branch Chief
Securities and Exchange Commission
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Brian Savoy Senior Vice President, Business Transformation & Technology
Duke Energy Corporation
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Todd Simpson Chief Information Officer
FDA
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Don Spicer Associate Vice Chancellor, Chief Information Officer
University System of Maryland
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Sonia Suber Vice President, IS&T Relationship Management
Sodexo
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Keith Young Enterprise Information Security Official
Montgomery County Government
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  • 8:00am - 9:00am Arrival and Breakfast
  • 9:00am - 9:05am Argyle Executive Forum Opening Remarks
  • 9:05am - 9:40am Keynote Presentation featuring Duke Energy: "From Mainframes to Machine Learning: Lending the Largest U.S. Utility into the Digital Age"
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    Come hear Brian Savoy, Senior Vice President of Business Transformation and Technology at Duke Energy, talk about the company’s current journey in transforming a century-old utility giant into an energy company for the digital age.

    Brian is Senior Vice President, business transformation and technology for Duke Energy. He is responsible for information technology and leading business change to advance the company’s strategic objectives. Prior to this role, he served as chief accounting officer and controller for Duke Energy where his responsibilities included the accounting, financial reporting and internal controls for the corporation.

    Brian Savoy
    Senior Vice President, Business Transformation & Technology
    Duke Energy

  • 9:40am - 10:00am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Nutanix: "Building a Bulletproof ROI"
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    Session topics will include:

    • Leveraging financial modeling to achieve their companies’ business and IT objectives
    • Determining what types of projects and investments should be supported by ROI or TCO models
    • Best practices from successful datacenter executives with regards to leveraging financial modeling to achieve objectives

    Steve Kaplan
    Vice President of Client Strategy
    Nutanix

  • 10:00am - 10:25am Networking Break
  • 10:25am - 11:10am Panel Discussion: “The Business’ New Best Friend: How CIO’s are Increasing Collaboration to Enhance Efficiency”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:
    • Driving productivity through collaboration
    • Re-aligning to a new environment
    • Innovative tech solutions to facilitate cooperation across business functions
    • Forging relationships to seamlessly execute business strategies

    Moderator:

    Sonia Suber
    Vice President IS&T Relationship Management
    Sodexo

    Panelists:

    Kunkun Callaghan
    Vice President, Single Family Servicing, REO Delivery & Securitization
    Freddie Mac

    Gayle Guillford
    Chief Information Security Officer
    City of Baltimore 

    Eli Hertz
    Vice President, Information Technology
    USO

    Todd Simpson
    Chief Information Officer
    FDA

  • 11:10am - 11:30am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Topcoder
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    Andy Lamora
    Partner, Public Sector
    Topcoder

  • 11:30am - 11:50am Networking Break
  • 11:50am - 12:35pm Panel Discussion: “IT Innovation: Be the Leader; Let the Rest Follow”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:
    • Leading IT innovation
    • Securing new data
    • Capitalizing on the cloud
    • Addressing the shift to customer centric IT
    • Utilizing new technology to meet organizational goals

    Moderator:

    Maureen Jules-Perez
    Vice President Enterprise Services & Senior Technical Director
    AOL

    Panelists:

    Paul Bartruff
    Systems Engineer
    CloudPassage

    Ted Freeman
    Vice President Information Systems
    Ensco

    Joseph Lee
    Chief Information Security Officer
    Georgetown University

    Keith Young
    Enterprise Information Security Official
    Montgomery County Maryland

  • 12:35pm - 1:35pm Lunch
  • 1:35pm - 2:10pm Keynote Presentation featuring Hilton Worldwide: “Data as a Service at Hilton”
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    Using data as a Service (DaaS), we will make it happen by connecting you to the right customers, making every interaction personal, and measuring effectiveness to prove success.

    Menon has over 20 years of Information Systems & Program management experience. He designed and executed OnQ, the hospitality industry’s first totally integrated information technology platform that includes property, reservations, revenue and customer relations management for Hilton. Prior to his position at Hilton Menon served as Technical Lead at General Electric Information Services.

    Sudhir Menon
    Vice President, Enterprise Information Management
    Hilton Worldwide Holdings

  • 2:10pm - 2:30pm Networking Break
  • 2:30pm - 3:05pm Fireside Chat: "Cyber Security, the Imperative, Not the Choice"
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    Mittal Desai
    Chief Information Security Officer
    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

    Interviewed by:

    Janak Rajani
    Information Technology Branch Chief
    Securities and Exchange Commission

  • 3:05pm - 3:40pm Fireside Chat featuring: University System of Maryland and USO
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    Don Spicer
    Associate Vice Chancellor, Chief Information Officer
    University System of Maryland

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    Eli Hertz
    Vice President, Information Technology
    USO

  • 3:40pm-3:45pm Argyle Executive Forum Closing Remarks
  • 3:45pm - 4:45pm Closing Reception

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

Still have questions? We have answers.

I want to attend, but what if I'm unsure of my schedule and need to cancel my participation?

Just let us know. We understand that schedules change! However, we always have a waiting list for this event, and if you don't cancel, we will assume you are still attending and your spot will go unused. If you must, cancel at least 48 hours prior to the event to make room for others!

What if I can't be OOO for a whole day, or need to come late?

We have wifi and private rooms available for attendees to take calls and spend some quiet time on emails, as well as access to printing. Have a morning meeting you can't miss? No problem. This event was designed for busy executives - we get it.

I'd like to bring some colleagues. Do I need to register them online?

Events are more fun with friends, and we'd be happy to host your team. You can have them register online, or send us their names, titles and email addresses and we will take care of it for you!

I don't see the event venue listed. Where will the meeting be held?

To maintain exclusivity, we don't release the venue address until the registration process has been completed. All logistical details will be shared once you have requested a pass and been approved.

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    The Chief Technology Officer at PC Richard and Son on the quality of past Argyle CIO Forums.

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    A Head of Emerging Business and Technology at Ericsson on attending Argyle CIO events.

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    A VP of Information Systems at Garmin International on attending Argyle events.

Traveling for the event? Stay at one of our recommended hotels nearby:

The below hotels are recommended by Argyle Executive Forum. Please note that we do not have a corporate rate.

Venue

Grand Hyatt Washington


1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: (202) 582-1234
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Venue

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel


999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: (202) 898-9000
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