Why You Should Attend!



Join Argyle as we assemble leading financial services CIOs, CISOs, and IT executives for our premier New York City IT Finance event of the year. Throughout a full day of content and networking, we will focus on the most pressing issues that IT and InfoSec executives are facing within the financial services industry, with an agenda geared specifically towards CIOs, CTOs, CISO as well as InfoSec, IT, Technology, MIS, and Innovation VPs and Directors in a leadership role.  Topics will include:

  • The most recent digitalization trends that are transforming the financial services industry
  • Navigating the persistent complexities within both the public and private cloud within a highly regulated environment
  • Anticipating further industry innovation stemming from IoT and how it will be monetized
  • Top security concerns stemming from evolving financial regulation
  • Securing the cultural and monetary buy-in needed to shift away from a lagging infrastructure and build a forward-thinking, customer-centric strategy
  • Leveraging data to enable other lines of the business to better understand the customer


Our keynote addresses, fireside chats, and panel sessions, and interactive group discussions will give you the perspective and actionable takeaways that only a room of the best minds in New York City can provide. Throughout networking breaks, you will also have the chance to expand your network and meet other leading financial services InfoSec and IT leaders from the heart of New York City and beyond.

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This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

If you'd like to recommend a speaker, please email Rhonda Le at rle@argyleforum.com.

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Gaurav Agarwal Vice President of Product
Hearsay
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Paul Barrett Enterprise Chief Technology Officer
NetScout
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Rob Benoit Senior Director of Systems Engineering
NetApp
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Jason Deck Vice President - Product and Marketing, Hyperscale Cloud
Ensono
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Yair Frankel NexGen Security Engineering Executive
BNY Mellon
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Eric Hammersley Security Architect
Nutanix
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Risé Jacobs Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Astoria Bank
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Drew Kettering Managing Director, TIAA Digital
TIAA
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James Morris Senior Vice President, Corporate Center Group Information Security Officer
Citi
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Amarpreet Nanda Executive Director, Morgan Stanley & Adjunct Professor, NYU
Morgan Stanley
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Carol Sterino Corporate Vice President, Security & Risk Strategy and Operations
New York Life
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David Sullivan Vice President, Regional Application Development Planning & Effectiveness
MetLife
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Irene Tkachenko Head of Risk and Controls - Global Markets Client Facing Technology
Bank of America / Merrill Lynch
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  • 8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:05am Opening Remarks by Argyle Host
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    David Sullivan
    Vice President, Regional Application Development Planning & Effectiveness 
    MetLife

  • 9:05am – 9:45am Keynote Presentation featuring MetLife: "Blockchain & It’s Impact on Financial Services"
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    The insurance sector is ripe for technology disruption.  The InsureTech trend has begun to address some of the opportunities, but Blockchain will lead to true value by reducing costs, improving customer experience and focusing competition.

    David Sullivan
    Vice President, Regional Application Development Planning & Effectiveness 
    MetLife

  • 9:50am – 10:10am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Nutanix
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    Eric Hammersley
    Security Architect 
    Nutanix

  • 10:10am – 10:35am Networking Break
  • 10:35am – 11:20am Panel Discussion: “Navigating the Organization’s Journey throughout Digital Transformation”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited:

    • Mapping out the digital customer journey and putting it into practice across your organization
    • Determining how your culture will need to shift to support the customer experience
    • How to break down silos and leverage digital throughout the organization and leadership team
    • Minimizing costs and maximizing efficiency across the C-suite

    Moderator:

    Risé Jacobs
    Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer 
    Astoria Bank

    Panelists:

    Gaurav Agarwal
    Vice President of Product 
    Hearsay Systems

    Rob Benoit
    Senior Director of Systems Engineering 
    NetApp

    Drew Kettering
    Managing Director, TIAA Digital 
    TIAA

    Amarpreet Nanda
    Executive Director, Morgan Stanley & Adjunct Professor, NYU 
    Morgan Stanley

    *This session is off the record

  • 11:25am – 11:50am Networking Break
  • 11:50am – 12:45pm Panel Discussion: “Security as a Business Enabler”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited:

    • Top emerging risks stemming from new digital channels
    • Harnessing data to understand threats in real time
    • Best practices for cross department collaboration and education
    • Maintaining visibility in the cloud
    • Enabling efficiency and productivity through reliable security processes
    • Compellingly communicating security concepts to the executive team

    Moderator:

    James Morris
    Senior Vice President, Corporate Center Group Information Security Officer 
    Citi

    Panelists:

    Paul Barrett
    Enterprise Chief Technology Officer 
    NetScout

    Yair Frankel
    NexGen Security Engineering Executive 
    BNY Mellon

    Carol Sterino
    Corporate Vice President, Security & Risk Strategy and Operations 
    New York Life

    *This session is off the record

  • 12:45pm – 1:45pm Lunch
  • 1:45pm – 2:40pm Panel Discussion: “Unleashing the Power of the Hybrid Cloud”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited:

    • How to build and implement a successful cloud strategy? 
    • When to leverage public cloud services (and when not to)? 
    • Innovations in datacenter technologies that drive greater efficiency and performance? 
    • The continued shift in IT consumption, and how to find the right balance between renting and owning cloud infrastructure? 
    • The most critical IT skills for designing, building and operating enterprise clouds

    Moderator:

    Carol Sterino
    Corporate Vice President, Security & Risk Strategy and Operations 
    New York Life

    Panelists:

    Jason Deck
    Vice President - Product and Marketing, Hyperscale Cloud
    Ensono

    Risé Jacobs
    Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer 
    Astoria Bank

    Irene Tkachenko
    Head of Risk and Controls - Global Markets Client Facing Technology 
    Bank of America / Merrill Lynch

  • 2:40pm – 3:00pm Networking Break
  • 3:00pm – 3:40pm Keynote Presentation featuring TIAA-CREF
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    Drew Kettering
    Managing Director, TIAA Digital 
    TIAA

  • 3:40pm – 3:45pm Closing Remarks by Argyle Host
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    David Sullivan
    Vice President, Regional Application Development Planning & Effectiveness 
    MetLife

  • 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! Email skhan@argyleforum.com , or have your colleagues request a pass.

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

Please note the below is the preferred hotel of Argyle Executive Forum. Please specify that you are part of the Argyle group when booking sleeping rooms in order to receive a discounted rate of $425.00 per night, taxes not included. 

Venue

The Fitzpatrick Grand Central


141 E. 44th Street
New York, NY 10017
Telephone: (800) 367-7701
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