Chief Information Officer

1 Day Meeting

2017 Chief Information Officer Leadership Forum

Atlanta, GA - Dec 12, 2017

Overview

Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together senior IT executives from a range of industry verticals for our annual Atlanta 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, with an agenda geared specifically towards CIOs, CTOs, 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
  • 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 CIOs are redefining customer experience
  • Exploring the top trends, capabilities, and risks that are driving IT spend in 2017


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 hosting you alongside our community of Fortune 500 CIO leaders hailing from the heart of the Southeast and beyond!

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Speakers

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Katherine Fithen

Former Chief Privacy Officer

The Coca-Cola Company

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Steve Arrington

Chief Information Security Officer/Senior Director of Security

Genesco

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Ravi Bijlani

Vice President

Equifax

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Michael Blache

Chief Information Security Officer

TaxSlayer

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Ken Carbaugh

Regional Sales Manager

enSilo

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Ryan Edwards

Account Executive

Workday

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Lynn Goodendorf

Director Information Security (CISO)

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Americas

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Richard Gordon

North America Blockchain Solution Sales Leader

IBM

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Andrew Guzman

Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Americas

HCL

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Doug Halverson

Vice President, Life Sciences

BackOffice Associates

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Diane Hamilton

Director Technology Support Services

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

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Gary Hasty

Director Strategy and Innovation

AT&T

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Mark Hoeting

Chief Operating Officer & Interim Vice President IT/Chief Information Officer

Georgia Institute of Technology

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Claudia Iriele

Senior Technical Business Analyst

Cox Automotive

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Niel Levonius

Senior Director, Product Marketing

8x8

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Jimmy Lummis

Chief Information Security Officer

Georgia Institute of Technology

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Janice Maxwell

Head of IT Operations

Georgia State University

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Mark Perry

Strategic Account Executive

Sage

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Samir Saini

Chief Information Officer

City of Atlanta Government

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Dave Stroud

Head of Digital Business Innovations

Compass Group USA

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Stewart Weaver

Chief Technology Officer

Georgia Department of Public Health

Agenda

This event will feature insights from top executives, including

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8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am - 9:10am
Opening Remarks by Argyle Host

Katherine Fithen
Former Chief Privacy Officer 
The Coca-Cola Company

9:10am - 9:15am
Session Introduction featuring Sage

Mark Perry
Strategic Account Manager
Sage

9:15am - 9:50am
Keynote Presentation: "Atlanta's Smart City Vision: An Opportunity for Transformation"

Technology impacts every person on the planet and will continue to influence how city leaders best serve residents, visitors and businesses. Atlanta CIO Samir Saini will take you through the journey of building SMARTATL and how Midtown’s smart corridor is setting the stage in this region. His team recognizes the importance of smart cities in driving progressive change and is working to develop a strategy to support the smart city vision. Join Saini as he shares how IoT, big-data analytics, machine learning and AI provide the city with the ability to improve, find patterns and affect key outcomes. 

Samir Saini
Chief Information Officer 
City of Atlanta Government

9:50am - 10:10am
Thought Leadership Presentation: "Boundary Free Data Governance"

What is Data Governance? Establishment of policies and standards, and continuous  monitoring of their proper implementation by the members of the governing body of an organization. It is inclusive of the mechanisms required to balance the powers of the members (with the associated accountability), and their primary duty of enhancing the prosperity and viability of the organization.  

Topics discussed include:

  • What is governance?
  • Market trends? What are analysts saying?
  • Setting and enforcing policies: what are policies?
  • Strategy and business value based governance

Doug Halverson
Vice President, Life Sciences
BackOffice Associates

10:10am - 10:35am
Networking Break
10:35am - 10:40am
Session Introduction featuring Workday

Drew Latora
Account Executive
Workday

10:40am - 11:25am
Panel Discussion: "Navigating the Organization's Journey throughout Digital Transformation"

Session topics include, but are not limited to:

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

Moderator:

Diane Hamilton
Director Technology Support Services
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

Panelists:

Andrew Guzman
Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, America
HCL

Claudia Iriele
Senior Technical Business Analyst
Cox Automotive

Janice Maxwell
Head of IT Operations
Georgia State University

David Stroud
Head of Digital Business Innovations
Foodbuy

 

11:25am - 11:45am
Networking Break
11:45am - 11:50am
Session Introduction featuring enSilo

Ken Carbaugh
Regional Sales Manager
enSilo

11:50am - 12:30pm
Fireside Chat: "Security & Privacy - The Partnership"

With the focus on privacy - from consumers to regulators to company boards -- the security technologies and processes to meet those privacy obligations requires a strong partnership. In today's session, we will talk with Lynn Goodendorf, CISO for Mandarin Hotels, about her partnership with Mandarin's Chief Privacy Officer. 

Featuring:

Katherine Fithen
Former Chief Privacy Officer 
The Coca-Cola Company 

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Lynn Goodendorf
Director Information Security (CISO) 
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Americas

12:30pm - 12:50pm
Thought Leadership Presentation: "Leverage blockchain in new ways for business value"

Richard Gordon
North America Blockchain Solution Sales Leader
IBM

12:50pm - 1:50pm
Lunch
1:50pm - 2:35pm
Panel Discussion: "How Technology Can Fuel Workplace Collaboration"

Session topics include, but are not limited: 

  • What are the driving factors in tech advancements that are changing how employees and departments collaborate within your organization? Employee population? Open Workspaces? Other factors? 
  • How are these collaboration methods and tools being integrated globally throughout the company? 
  • How are these technology advancements creating a more efficient and communicative business environment? 
  • What are some best practices for controlling costs while delivering centralized provision, monitoring, reliability and a consistent end-to-end user experience? 
  • What are some best practices for building adoption of new technology, such as collaboration or communications tools? 
  • How is your organization adapting to attract next-generation talent while also serving today’s savvy customers?

Moderator:

Gary Hasty
Director Strategy and Innovation
AT&T

Panelists:

Steve Arrington
Chief Information Security Officer/Senior Director of Security
Genesco Inc.

Michael Blache
Chief Information Security Officer 
TaxSlayer

Niel Levonius
Senior Director, Product Marketing 
8x8

Stewart Weaver
Chief Technology Officer 
Georgia Department of Public Health

 

2:35pm - 2:50pm
Networking Break
2:50pm - 3:25pm
Fireside Chat featuring Georgia Institute of Technology

Featuring:

Mark Hoeting
Chief Operating Officer & Interim Vice President IT/Chief Information Officer
Georgia Institute of Technology

and

Jimmy Lummis
Chief Information Security Officer
Georgia Institute of Technology

3:25pm - 3:30pm
Closing Remarks by Argyle Host

Katherine Fithen
Former Chief Privacy Officer 
The Coca-Cola Company

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Closing Reception

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