Chief Information Officer

1 Day Meeting

2018 Chief Information Officer Leadership Forum

Atlanta, GA Dec 13, 2018

Overview

Ride the Cutting Edge of Digital Transformation

Now an integral factor in the future of the business, digital transformation continues at an unabated pace. For change-makers and transformation agents in the world’s largest companies, that means the role of IT leadership is rapidly shifting.

Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together top minds in the field and spotlight these changes. Designed by and for IT executives, the agenda features presentations from thought leaders and senior IT leaders on topics such as big data, IoT, machine learning, migration to smarter digital ecosystems, business realignment through technology, and organizational leadership.

As an participant, you’ll discuss important topics that are top of mind for senior IT leadership, including:

  • Leveraging Information Technology as a new center for innovation in the digital age
  • Navigating top trends and risks driving IT spend in 2018
  • Embracing and facilitating the migration to a digital ecosystem to boost productivity and increase speed to market
  • Nurturing a nimble and flexible workforce that will continue to evolve alongside modernized IT infrastructure


Join us for a day full of forward thinking presentations, round table discussions, and networking opportunities with fellow IT executives to discuss paths for transformation in your business.

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Speakers

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Dale Gawley

Corporate CIO

AXIS Capital

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Andy Green

Vice President, Global Infrastructure

PRGX Global

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Max Gross

Vice President - IT

Fidelity Bank

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Shahryar Heydari

Associate VP of IT and Chief Information Officer

Piedmont College

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Charles Johnson

Sr. Manager, Multi-Vendor Projects

Philips Healthcare

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Renee Jones

Information Security Officer

Georgia State Accounting Office

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Dan Koloski

Vice President, Product Management & Business Development

Oracle

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Hari Krishna

Head IT Enterprise Data Services

Boehringer Ingelheim

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Mike Lurye

Podium Product Management

Qlik

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Michael Mullis

VP, IT & Chief Information Officer

Ingevity

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Rem Purushothaman

Channel Sales Engineer

Mimecast

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Rachel Reid

Chief Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer

Voya Financial

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Don Sloan

Chief Information Officer

Randstad USA

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Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik

Partner

Eversheds Sutherland

Agenda

This event will feature insights from top executives, including

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8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am - 9:15am
Opening Remarks featuring Argyle Host

Andy Green
Vice President, Global Infrastructure
PRGX Global

9:15am - 9:50am
Keynote Presentation: "Keeping It All Legal: The Importance of Maintaining Close Relationships Between IT Leadership and Counsel"

Given today’s complex landscape of privacy and information security laws, regulations and contractual requirements, partnering with your company’s Legal department and/or outside counsel is now more important than ever. We’ll discuss successful partnering strategies related to information security, including topics such as the intersection of privacy laws and IT’s needs, as well as preserving attorney-client privilege in data-breach response programs.

Rachel Reid
Chief Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer
Voya Financial

9:50am - 10:10am
Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Oracle: "Transforming your IT Operations and Security Detect-and-Response Regimes for Today's Reality"

The speed of business, the rapid iteration of application development and the explosion in threat sophistication has overrun traditional operational and security approaches, resulting in increased risk of outages and data breach. Prevention and detect-and-response regimes must be overhauled to match this new reality.  Oracle experts will discuss ways organizations are transforming detect-and-response regimes to match today’s requirements.

Dan Koloski
Vice President, Product Management & Business Development
Oracle

10:10am - 10:40am
Networking Break
10:40am - 11:25am
Panel Discussion: "Evolving Strategies for Modernizing Data Governance"

Session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Would you say there is a significant difference between data ownership and data governance?
  • Who should own data and data stewardship?
  • How are you proactively shielding data from both internal and external actors?
  • How are you ensuring that your data lake can support ingestion of relevant data at the right frequency and speed?
  • How are you allowing stakeholders to interact with the information in a way that’s tailored to their needs?
  • Where should CIOs put their energy in data governance?
  • How valuable are data governance frameworks?

Moderator: 

Shahryar Heydari
CIO
Piedmont College

Panelists:

Mike Lurye
Director, Podium Product Management
Qlik

Hari Krishna
Head IT Enterprise Data Services
Boehringer Ingelheim

Don Sloan
Chief Information Officer
Randstad

Rachel Reid
Chief Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer
Voya Financial

 

11:25am - 11:50am
Networking Break
11:50am - 12:35pm
Panel Discussion: "Redefining Cyber Resilience for Email"

Session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Does your organization have a back-up plan if your email system goes down from cyber-attacks, human error or technical failure?
  • How is your organization tracking outages and ensuring that you engage your vendors with the right language in the contract to cover your organization?
  • If a system outage occurs, what are some best practices to respond in the most efficient way from a technical perspective?
  • Who within my organization do you need to brief prior to, during and after an outage occurs?

Moderator:

Charles Johnson
Sr. Manager, Multi-Vendor Projects
Philips Healthcare

Panelists:

Andy Green
Vice President, Global Infrastructure
PRGX Global

Michael Mullis
VP, IT & Chief Information Officer
Ingevity

Rem Purushothaman
Channel Sales Engineer
Mimecast

Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik
Partner, Insurance, Securities, and Unclaimed Property Privacy Regulatory Attorney
Eversheds Sutherland

12:35pm - 1:35pm
Lunch
1:35pm - 2:10pm
Fireside Chat: "Putting Technologies of Today to Work for Tomorrow"

Session topics will include but are not limited to:

  • Have you begun implementing machine learning strategies into your organization?
  • How have you determined where and when to implement machine learning algorithms?
  • How are you transforming your IT services to deliver at the speed the business demands?
  • Are there specific technologies or processes that are enabling your transformation?
  • How do organizations determine whether private, public, or hybrid cloud is right program based on organization’s needs?
  • Discuss the cost efficiency between the various cloud computing programs.
  • Should cost play a factor when deciding on cloud computing?
  • How do you see the impact of containers, kubernetes and ‘cloud native applications’ on your organization and technology stack?
  • How are you addressing the skills gap to address the challenges with the pace of innovation?
  • Has your organization been successful when implementing Blockchain?
  • What are the key differences between automation and orchestration when trying to improve IT processes within their DevOps culture?
  • How are you collaborating with other executives to ensure successful implementation across all other departments?

Charles Johnson
Sr. Manager, Multi-Vendor Projects
Philips Healthcare

Dale Gawley
Corporate CIO
AXIS Capital       

2:10pm - 2:55pm
Roundtable Discussion: "Integrate Cyber Best Practices into Daily Business Processes: It Must Be done, But How?"

Cyber Best Practices govern an organizations’ behavior, ensure protection of data and assets, and deliver a proactive rather than reactive approach. One of the many benefits of Cyber Best Practices is the mitigation of risk, ability to react from the same playbook, and recover quickly with minimal damage to assets and reputation while ensuring system resiliency. We will develop action plans for Identifying  Top 5 Critical Processes, Separation of Duties, and Data Categorization.  

Renee Jones
InformationSecurity Officer
Georgia State Accounting Office

2:55pm - 3:30pm
Fireside Chat:"Fearless Leadership in the Age of Disruption"

 Session topics will include but are not limited to:

  • Were you proactive in identifying the potential for digital disruption and overall impact on your organization?
  • How can organizations implement roadmaps to better identify time frames for impact and avoid setbacks?
  • In what ways have you adapted your strategies to compensate for the new emerging technologies that will affect your organization?
  • What do you see as primary factors in disruption?
  • What process redesign strategies has your organization implemented during this period of digital disruption?
  • How are you partnering with other department execs to drive business forward?
  • What are the benefits to digital disruption within your industry?
  • How have you worked towards addressing skill gap with your employees as new technology requires differing skill sets?
  • Will organizations ever be able to overcome skill gap as technology will always be innovating?
  • In your opinion, are there strategies to shrink the gap if it cannot be closed?

Max Gross
Vice President - IT
Fidelity Bank

Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik
Partner, Insurance, Securities, and Unclaimed Property Privacy Regulatory Attorney
Eversheds Sutherland

3:30pm - 3:35pm
Closing Remarks featuring Argyle Host
3:35pm - 4:35pm
Closing Reception

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Advisory Board

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Hotels

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The following hotels are recommended by Argyle Executive Forum. Please note that we do not have a corporate rate. For details on where the event will take place, please contact your Argyle relationship manager.

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Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead

3300 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

Telephone: (404) 237-1234

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The InterContinental Buckhead

3315 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

Telephone: (404) 946-9000

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W Atlanta - Buckhead

3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

Telephone: (678) 500-3100