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.


This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

If you'd like to recommend a speaker, please email Natasha Guzman at nguzman@argyleforum.com.

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Darrell Davis National Accounts Manager
LifeLock
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Larry DiLoreto VP, Head of North American Financial Services Business Unit
Software AG
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Carl Eyler Head of Information Security, Americas
Schroders
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Nasser Fattah Managing Director, Information Security Program and Disaster Recovery Program
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
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Alexander García-Tobar CEO & Co-Founder
Vailmail
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Craig Gironda Director Solution Engineering
RingCentral
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Cindy Harro SVP, Cloud Risk, Security and Regulatory Governance
Bank of America
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Enna Jimenez Vice President, Quality Engineering Director
Eastern Bank
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George Kaminski Senior Manager, Systems Engineering
Nutanix
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Kevin Lash Head of Global Financial Services Industry Solutions
Nutanix, Inc.
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Allen Lum IT Manager Investment Financial Unit Controls
AIG
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Michael Mazza ​Executive Director, Chair of Global Cloud Governance Group
Morgan Stanley
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Bill Packer CIO & EVP
American Financial Resources
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Mandar Rege Managing Director, Operational Risk Management - Technology and Cybersecurity
Citi
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Babak Roushanaee Director Enterprise Business Operations
NetScout
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Karl Schoen-Rene Senior IT Executive
Knights of Columbus
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Joe Wilson Chief Technology Officer
Workday
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  • 8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:05am Argyle Opening Remarks
  • 9:05am – 9:40am Keynote Presentation featuring Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
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    Nasser Fattah
    Managing Director, Information Security Program and Disaster Recovery Program
    Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

  • 9:40am – 10:00am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Nutanix: "Financial Services Datacenter Modernization with Security-First Design"
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    Financial Institutions are adopting emerging technologies and cloud-centricity at an unprecedented rate to speed digital transformation, reduce costs, and refocus the organization on growth.  This has resulted in a massive shift towards datacenter modernization that is cloud-like and where security shouldn’t be an afterthought or a big overhead for a business to maintain. The session will discuss drivers of financial services datacenter modernization and what it means to have a security-first design.

    Kevin Lash
    Head of Global Financial Services Industry Solutions
    Nutanix, Inc.

    George Kaminski
    Senior Manager, Systems Engineering
    Nutanix

  • 10:00am – 10:25am Networking Break
  • 10:25am - 10:30am Session Intro Featuring LifeLock
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    Darrell Davis
    National Accounts Manager
    LifeLock

  • 10:30am – 11:20am Panel Discussion: "Security Innovation: Unifying Proactive & Reactive Strategies"
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:

    • What are some insider threats that are top of mind for you at your organization?
    • How do you pinpoint top weaknesses that increase risk within the company?
    • Discuss the importance of implementing both a proactive & reactive strategy within your organization?
    • How do you drive innovation while mitigating risk, ensuring continuous compliance & maintaining security?
    • How do you leverage tools like the cloud to promote efficiency while maintaining a secure digital environment?
    • What are primary threats to the business in the cloud, and what practices & controls are necessary for compliance?
    • What’s the best method to plan and prevent insider threats and cyberattacks?
    • How do you balance demands that are potential threats to corporate data within your organization
    • How do you balance security and performance to deliver a high quality and secure user experience?

    Moderator: 

    Cindy Harro
    SVP, Cloud Risk, Security and Regulatory Governance
    Bank of America

    Panelists: 

    Carl Eyler
    Head of Information Security, Americas
    Schroders

    Mandar Rege
    Managing Director, Operational Risk Management - Technology and Cybersecurity
    Citi

    Babak Roushanaee
    Director Enterprise Business Operations
    NetScout

    Joe Wilson
    Chief Technology Officer
    Workday

  • 11:20am – 11:40am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Valimail: "Transforming Email - An Authentic Revolution"
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    Alexander García-Tobar
    CEO & Co Founder
    ValiMail

  • 11:40am – 12:00pm Networking Break
  • 12:00pm – 12:50pm Panel Discussion: "Escape IT Complexity and Soar - How Organizations Manage IT Complexity and Accelerate Innovation"
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:

    • How do you leverage all IT technologies and processes to their fullest extent and exceed digital customer expectations?
    • How can you be Innovative and transformative and engage with “coopetition” in a digital and Agile ecosystem while internally battling legacy systems?
    • How can you provide enterprise wide transparency and enable more informed and rapid decision making for business improvement?
    • How do you establish standards and implement procedures to ensure that the compliance programs throughout the bank are effective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting and correcting noncompliance with applicable rules and regulations?
    • How can you quickly identify redundancies and overlaps and develop a plan to rationalize?
    • How can you tie enterprise architecture, portfolio and project management, IT planning, and GRC to ensure you’re providing focus and budget in the most beneficial way?

    Moderator:

    Allen Lum
    IT Manager Investment Financial Unit Controls
    AIG

    Panelists:

    Larry DiLoreto
    Regional Vice President, Sales,
    Software AG

    Craig Gironda
    Director Solution Engineering
    RingCentral

    Enna Jimenez
    Vice President, Quality Engineering Director
    Eastern Bank

    Bill Packer
    Chief Information Officer
    American Financial Resources

  • 12:50pm – 1:50pm Lunch
  • 1:50pm – 2:25pm Keynote Presentation Featuring Eastern Bank: "Diversity in Technology: Steps towards Inclusion"
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    Companies are facing the challenge of increasing diversity in their Technology departments. It is no secret that by having employees from a diverse background, companies will achieve greater returns and insights that will elevate their teams and provide rich diversity of thought and conversations.

     In this session, Ms. Jimenez will share her path through Technology as an Afro-Latina woman and how should companies, who want to enrich their diversity with their employees, go about connecting with networks to help in the process.

    Enna Jimenez
    Vice President, Quality Engineering Director
    Eastern Bank

  • 2:25pm – 2:40pm Networking Break
  • 2:40pm – 3:15pm Roundtable Discussion: “How do you build an effective Cloud Governance function that can address regulators’ needs, yet still be nimble in the DevOps world?”
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    Join us for an interactive discussion as we hear from the Chair of the FS-ISAC Cloud Security Working Group on both what should be contained in a Cloud Governance function, and what are its automation challenges.  After a brief presentation, get involved as the audience participates in roundtable discussions and presents their own experiences and solutions.

    Michael Mazza
    Executive Director, Chair of Global Cloud Governance Group
    Morgan Stanley

  • 3:15pm – 3:50pm Keynote Presentation featuring Knights of Columbus: “Where is Cyber Security Heading?”
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    This presentation is designed to help you think and plan for the effects of digital transformation of the IT Security / Cyber Security Space. My intention is to cover the potential effects of Machine Learning; Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain; Internet of Things and other change forces on what we do every day – protect our companies.

    In his key note address, Karl will discuss these topics as well as address our role as a senior member of management in the moral/ ethical roll out of new technology

    Karl Schoen-Rene
    Senior IT Executive
    Knights of Columbus

     

  • 3:50pm – 3:55pm Argyle Closing Remarks
  • 3:55pm – 4:55pm Closing Reception
  • *Schedule and timing is subject to change

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

Please note the below are the preferred hotels 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 $409 per night at the Grand Central Hotel location and $419 per night at the Manhattan Hotel location, taxes not included. For details on where the event will take place, please contact your Argyle relationship manager.

Venue

The Fitzpatrick Grand Central


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

The Fitzpatrick Manhattan


687 Lexington Avenue
Between 56th & 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
Telephone: (212) 355-0100
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