2018 CIO Virtual Event: Data Innovation: Leveraging Insights from the Modern Consumer
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It’s no secret that newfound data initiatives are one of the driving forces behind the overall success of today’s top companies. With new developing technology changing the business to consumer relationship, IT executives must work to leverage innovative data in order to succeed in the ever changing data driven environment.
Whether your business is gathering information from social media platforms, stakeholders, or reviewing customer demographic and buying patterns, executives must accurately interpret needs of the consumer to better implement strategies to ensure success.
Argyle Executive Forum, in partnership with Oracle, is bringing together leading CIO executives from a variety of industries to explore how you can successfully implement data initiatives to benefit both company and consumer. Key topics include:
• Sourcing data to support analytics and the latest technology trends
• Social media’s drastic change to the way businesses best leverage data retrieved from consumers
• Approaches to best data strategies for IT executives to better their business and drive revenue
The "2018 CIO Virtual Event: Data Innovation: Leveraging Insights from the Modern Consumer" is proudly sponsored by:
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This event will feature insights from top executives, including:
University of Alabama at Birmingham View Bio »
Curtis A. Carver Jr., Ph.D. is the vice chancellor and chief information officer for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG). In this capacity, he oversees a statewide educational infrastructure and service organization with more than 190 innovators and an annual investment of more than $75 million in higher education. He is also provides technical oversight for the USG Shared Services Center.
With a mix of military and academic experience, Carver has led the transformation of USG Information Technology Services by partnering with USG business owners, institutions, and other state agencies. The introduction of private cloud services, entrepreneurial offerings, portfolio management, new data systems, social media, unified communications, strategic partner engagement, and a focused and aligned financial model, which has been well received in Georgia and around the nation.
Prior to the USG, he served at the U.S. Military Academy – West Point in a number of positions including interim vice dean of education, vice dean for resources, associate dean for academic computing, and IT program director. Carver led efforts that were successful in more than doubling student participation in international experiences, and substantially expanded programs addressing the needs of at-risk students. In addition, he coordinated significant revisions to the curriculum, facilitated the completion of the construction of a $72 million library and learning center, secured funding for a $182 million renovation of the Science building, and supported efforts to accredit the institution regionally through the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
While serving as associate dean for information technology, West Point was ranked 11th and 13th in national evaluations of IT operations at academic institutions by PC Magazine and Intel, respectively. During his tenure, Carver doubled the academic information technology budget and secured the external resourcing necessary to increase capacity. He also led the consolidation of academy servers while simultaneously and dramatically enhancing reliability and capacity, deployed a second generation wireless system, and guaranteed and delivered same-day repair of more than 5,000 faculty and student computers that previously would have taken up to six weeks.
Carver’s 27-year military career includes appointments as platoon leader, senior signal officer, company commander, battalion operations officer, division deputy G6, and military mentor. He was assigned to Korea and Italy, and was deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq where he served as a strategic mentor and as a member of the NATO-Iraq team.
Throughout his career, Carver has been engaged in the active leadership of military, academic, research, and service organizations. He has served as a member of a number of governing bodies or executive boards including the Computer Science Accreditation Board, Computer Accreditation Commission, CIO Executive Summit, and Federal Information Assurance Conference, as well as the Federal Information Security System, and the Education and Awareness board. He is a senior-level member in the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers professional societies and continues to play an active role in shaping the national agenda in accreditation, technology, and education.
Carver has authored and co-authored numerous journal articles, conference papers, and plenary presentations, and served as keynote speaker for many conferences. He has received numerous national and international honors and awards for military, teaching, and research excellence, and was recognized at the 2012 Global CIO Summit with the prestigious Top 10 Break Away Leader Award for his transformational leadership.
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority View Bio »
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1:00pm – 1:05pm Argyle Opening Remarks
1:05pm – 1:25pm Thought Leadership Spotlight
1:25pm – 2:00pm Panel Discussion
2:00pm – 2:10pm Audience Q&A
2:10pm – 2:15pm Argyle Closing Remarks
This meeting convenes Chief Information Officers and direct reports. Participation is reserved for Members of Argyle Executive Forum that meet the following criteria:
- VP Level or higher information technology executives, as well as select direct reports, from companies with at least $1b in annual revenue.
- Chief Information Officers (or equivalent), as well as select direct reports, from companies with at least $100mm in annual revenue.
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