Why You Should Attend!



EXPLORING DATA’S ROLE IN RESHAPING ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS AND THE MODERN MARKETPLACE

Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together senior IT executives from a range of industry verticals for our annual New York City 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. The agenda will be geared 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 Laura Laxamana at llaxamana@argyleforum.com.

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Jane Aboyoun Global Head, Digital Innovation
The Estée Lauder Companies
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Rex Ahlstrom Chief Strategy and Technology Officer
BackOffice Associates
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Carmen Bryant Director, Americas Employer Insights
Indeed
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Kenneth Corriveau Chief Information Officer
Omnicom Media Group
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Nic Di Iorio Chief Technology Officer
XO Group
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Richard Dresden Senior Vice President
Ensono
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Michelle Garvey Chief Information Officer
J. Crew
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Michael Herman Principal / Owner
KPMG
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Ed Lovely Vice President, Enterprise Transformation
IBM
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Phillip Miller Head of Infrastructure & Technical Engineering
Brooks Brothers
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Andrew Mundell Enterprise Sales Engineer
Sophos
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Suzanne Shanahan Chief, Enterprise Applications - New York
United Nations
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Barbara Spengler Chief Information Officer
Wyndham Destination Network
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Gopal Subramanian Senior Vice President
Fidelity Investments
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Claus Torp Jensen VP and Chief Architect
Aetna
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Todd Treonze SVP, Chief Information Officer
Brooks Brothers
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Alon Waks Vice President, Demand & Segment Marketing
8x8
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  • 7:45am - 8:45am Breakfast
  • 8:45am - 8:50am Argyle Executive Forum Opening Remarks
  • 8:50am - 9:30am Keynote Session featuring United Nations
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    Suzanne Shanahan
    Chief, Enterprise Applications - New York
    United Nations

    This session will be off the record. 

  • 9:30am - 9:50am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring KPMG: "Custom Lifecycle Management vs Digital Transformation"
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    Michael Herman
    Principal / Owner
    KPMG

  • 9:50am - 10:15am Networking Break
  • 10:15am - 11:05am Panel Discussion: “Navigating the Organization’s Journey throughout Digital Transformation”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited:

    • Determining how your culture will need to shift to support the customer experience
    • How to break down digital silos, distribute digital throughout the organization and leadership
    • Taking a measured, cohesive approach to paid social’s place in the strategy
    • Minimizing costs and maximizing efficiency has always been a top-tier priority for any C-suite executive
    • Mapping out and utilizing the digital customer journey for your organization

    This session will be off the record. 

    Moderator:

    Phillip Miller
    Head of Infrastructure & Technical Engineering
    Brooks Brothers

    Panelists:

    Jane Aboyoun
    Global Head, Digital Innovation 
    The Estée Lauder Companies

    Richard Dresden
    Senior Vice President
    Ensono

    Claus Torp Jensen
    VP and Chief Architect
    Aetna

    Alon Waks
    Vice President, Demand & Segment Marketing
    8x8

  • 11:05am - 11:25am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring IBM: "Digital Leadership through New Ways of Working"
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    Digital transformation is driving the evolution of the CIO -- expanding the scope across modernizing IT delivery to increase data & cognitive performance, while delighting employees & customers.  

    Join Ed Lovely, Vice President of Enterprise Transformation at IBM, to learn about digital leadership and how IBM's Chief Information Office is creating business value by enabling digital business at a global scale.

    Ed Lovely
    Vice President, Enterprise Transformation
    IBM

  • 11:25am - 11:45pm Networking Break
  • 11:45am - 12:05pm Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Sophos: "The Next Evolution of Protection: The Rise of the Machines"
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    Sophos has over 30 years of experience in creating an effective defense against ever-changing threats. One constant truth is that there is no silver bullet in security, solutions need to evolve to adapt the ever changing threat landscape.  In this presentation, we share what tools are needed and how to best protect customers, and introduce you to the latest techniques in machine learning.

    Andrew Mundell
    Enterprise Sales Engineer
    Sophos

  • 12:05pm - 12:50pm Panel Discussion: “The CIO’s New Mandate”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Transformative datacenter technologies and innovation
      • Best strategies to keep IT centralized
    • Innovating with flat IT budgets while continuing to align IT resource with business imperatives
    • Building business cases and managing stakeholders for new initiatives
    • Democratization of technology and its role in business disruption
    • How machine learning and tech innovation is driving agility
    • How to operate when the end user has ownership of the IT function
    • Shifting organizational structures and attaining the proper talent to best service the business

    Moderator:

    Phillip Miller
    Head of Infrastructure & Technical Engineering
    Brooks Brothers

    Panelists:

    Kenneth Corriveau
    Chief Information Officer 
    Omnicom Media Group

    Nic Di Iorio
    Chief Technology Officer
    XO Group

    Barbara Spengler
    Chief Information Officer
    Wyndham Destination Network

  • 12:50pm - 1:10pm Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring BackOffice Associates: "Boundary-Free Information Governance: Maximize the Business Value of Your Data"
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    Learn approaches to effective Information Governance and how to unlock opportunities for cost savings and operational efficiencies. Find out what the analysts are saying and how to set and enforce data policies.  Several real-world examples will be discussed along with best practices to get started.  

    Rex Ahlstrom
    Chief Strategy and Technology Officer
    BackOffice Associates

  • 1:10pm - 2:10pm Lunch
  • 2:10pm - 2:30pm Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Indeed: “The Future of Work"
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    Just as the speed of the steamship​ ​made the world significantly more connected nearly 150 years ago, the internet ​has accelerated the pace of nearly every task. From automated software to smartphones, the internet is making new types of work possible. And in 2017, we live in a world that relies on more and more connections of this kind.

    Hear from Carmen Bryant as she uncovers the ways technology is reshaping the Tech economy and shares seven trends dramatically reshaping IT labour markets, including:

    • How specialised software skills are changing workforce demands
    • Online job search patterns in response to labour market trends
    • Talent migration patterns that continue to challenge IT employers

    Carmen Bryant
    Director, Americas Employer Insights
    Indeed

  • 2:35pm - 3:10pm Fireside Chat featuring J. Crew and Brooks Brothers
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    Michelle Garvey
    Chief Information Officer
    J. Crew

    Interviewed by

    Todd Treonze
    SVP, Chief Information Officer 
    Brooks Brothers

    This session will be off the record. 

  • 3:10pm - 3:30pm Networking Break
  • 3:30pm - 4:05pm Keynote Session featuring Fidelity Investments: "Data as a Corporate Asset & Driving Value"
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    Gopal Subramanian
    Senior Vice President
    Fidelity Investments

    This session will be off the record. 

  • 4:05pm - 4:10pm Argyle Executive Forum Closing Remarks
  • 4:10pm - 5:10pm 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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Venue

The Fitzpatrick Grand Central


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