Chief Information Officer

1 Day Meeting

2018 CIO Leadership Forum: Data Strategy & Innovation

San Francisco, CA - Feb 13, 2018

Overview

Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading senior IT executives across a wide range of industries for our annual San Francisco event. Throughout a full day of engaging content and networking, we will hone in on and tackle current challenges that IT executives are facing, as their role continues to become an integral factor in overall business transformation. Armed with an agenda geared specifically towards IT, information security, technology and analytics executives,attendees will come away with actionable insights to support effective execution and facilitate lasting change. Topics covered will include:

  • Realigning your business - leveraging information technology as your core competency and center of innovation in the digital age
  • Embracing the migration to a digital ecosystem to achieve enhanced productivity and increased speed to market
  • Harnessing the power of emerging technologies in big data, IoT and machine learning to efficiently and effectively redefine the customer experience
  • Building, training and attaining a nimble and flexible workforce that can evolve with the ever-changing modern IT landscape
  • Navigating the top trends, capabilities, and risks that are driving IT spend in 2018


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

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Speakers

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Lance Ralls

Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Belkin International

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Sandipto Banerjee

Senior Vice President and Chief Product Owner

MicroStrategy

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Brad Beutlich

Vice President of Sales Western Region and LATAM

nCipher Security

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Herman Brown

Chief Information Officer

San Francisco District Attorney

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Ed Cabrera

Chief Cybersecurity Officer

Trend Micro

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Mark Campbell

Chief Innovation Officer

Trace3

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Yves Chauvin

Head of Investment Data Platform

AXA

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Todd Dekkinga

Vice President, Information Technology

Versartis, Inc.

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Anil Earla

Head of Information and Data Analytics, Global IS

Visa

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Dante Guintu

UX Designer - Watson Supply Chain / Blockchain IBM Watson Customer Engagement

IBM

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Matthew Halliday

Chief Evangelist & Vice President of Pre-Sales

Incorta

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John Jendresak

General Manager, Shared Services Engineering

Microsoft

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Kam Kennedy

Strategic Account Manager

Sage

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Shouvik Ray

SVP, Head - Technology Vendor Management

Bank of the West

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Olu Rowaiye

Senior Solutions Architect

Equinix

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Sid Sijbrandij

Co-founder and CEO

GitLab

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Sriram Thiagarajan

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Ancestry.com

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Mike Wolfe

Senior Security Architect

Blue Shield of California

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Reza Yazdi

Chief Information Officer

California Public Utilities Commission

Agenda

This event will feature insights from top executives, including

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7:45am - 8:45am
Breakfast
8:45am - 8:55am
Opening Remarks by Argyle Host

Lance Ralls
Chief Information Officer 
Belkin International

8:55am - 9:30am
Fireside Chat: "The Changing Leadership Role of CIO in Digital Transformation"

Lance Ralls
Chief Information Officer 
Belkin International

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Sriram Thiagarajan
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Ancestry.com

9:30am - 9:50am
Thought Leadership Spotlight: "Digital Transformation in Microsoft"

It’s not easy to transform yourself in your 40s, let alone as a middle-aged company with over 100,000 employees worldwide. But that’s what Microsoft is doing. “Digital transformation inside Microsoft” offers an insider’s account of the digital transformation affecting the company’s products, business model and operations. This session is designed for IT leaders who want to learn strategy and outcomes from a peer within the IT organization at Microsoft, John Jendrezak, general manager of Core Services Engineering and Operations.

 

John Jendresak
General Manager, Shared Services Engineering
Microsoft

9:50am - 10:15am
Networking Break
10:15am - 10:35am
Thought Leadership Spotlight: "Blockchain - Creating Visibility & Efficiency across Your Organization's Supply Chain"

As blockchain continues to revolutionize enterprises across multiple industries in 2018, it also enables a shared ledger for recording the history of transactions between counter parties in a business network. These organizations are leveraging blockchain to rewrite business models, processes and systems, to drive greater efficiency and improve trust in existing business networks.

Other key topics will include:

  • Accelerating innovation to transform your supply chain
  • Identifying issues faster to increase consumer and partner trust
  • Making sure your architecture is ready
    • Ensuring that security, scalability, modularity and privacy must be available from the start

 

Dante Guintu
UX Designer - Watson Supply Chain / Blockchain IBM Watson Customer Engagement
IBM

10:35am - 10:40am
Session Introduction featuring Sage

Kam Kennedy
Strategic Account Manager
Sage

10:40am - 11:30am
Panel Discussion: The Strategic IT Executive in 2018

Session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • How has your role evolved over the past few years? How has explosion of data impacted your role as strategic leader that drives business strategy and impacts not only efficiency but also revenue and competitive advantage?
  • Have you engaged in programs that can leverage analytics specifically to engage folks outside your organization? your customers, prospects, supply or demand chain partners?  has it driven additional revenue or advantage?
  • What are some best practices that CIOs can utilize with regards to building an effective Data and Analytics strategy?
  • How is your team going about building a detailed road that aligns modern data warehousing, big data, and next generation analytics?
  • What are some of the most important factors and risks to consider when implementing new programs?
  • Which executive team members are you collaborating with most? How has this evolved over the past few years, and how do you foresee these relationships continuing to shift?
  • How can IT executives overcome the challenges of data silos, security, and governance while providing agility, self-service, and access to data that end-users demand
  • How are you and your team enabling both executives and average business users to better understand and act on data?
  • Specifically, what are some best practices that have helped your team gain valuable business insights from data?
  • How are you enabling the big move to self-service analytics

Moderator:

Herman Brown
Chief Information Officer 
San Francisco District Attorney

Panelists:

Sandipto Banerjee
Senior Vice President and Chief Product Owner
MicroStrategy

Shouvik Ray
SVP, Head - Technology Vendor Management
Bank of the West

Sid Sijbrandij
Co-founder and CEO
GitLab

Reza Yazdi
Chief Information Officer 
California Public Utilities Commission

 

11:30am - 11:50am
Networking Break
11:50am - 12:10pm
Thought Leadership Spotlight: "The Ever Evolving Threat Landscape - From Cybercrime to Cyber Espionage"

The threat landscape is constantly evolving from global ransomware outbreaks such as wannacry and notpetya to international cyberespionage campaigns distilling cyber propaganda such as Pawn Storm/APT28. Learn what makes these attacks successful to better understand how you need to defend your networks, data and users.  

Only by having a deep understanding of the threats you face and the vulnerabilities you have, can you successfully defend your networks and data. 

Ed Cabrera
Chief Cybersecurity Officer
Trend Micro

12:10pm - 12:45pm
Keynote Presentation featuring San Francisco District Attorney

Herman Brown
Chief Information Officer 
San Francisco District Attorney

12:45pm - 1:05pm
Thought Leadership Spotlight: "The Innovation Framework"

Despite today’s many innovation techniques and methodologies, enterprises still struggle to implement emerging technology for cultural, political, technical and systemic reasons. These challenges tend to follow a definite pattern. Hear the key innovation questions you should be asking … and learn a framework to help you find and implement the techniques to answer them.

Mark Campbell
Chief Innovation Officer
Trace3

1:05pm - 2:05pm
Lunch
2:05pm - 2:50pm
Panel Discussion: "Utilizing Data Security & Strategy to Drive the Business Forward"
Session topics include, but are not limited to:
  • How is your organization translating data into actionable consumer insights and better decision making?
  • Discuss a few best practices for prioritizing and governing investments in data analytics and insight generation
  • How are you measuring results and demonstrating ROI in the new digital context?
  • How are you addressing new data security requirements and compliance mandates?
  • How is your organization meeting compliance and discuss best practice requirements for protecting data from external threats or malicious insiders
  • Discuss best practices to assure control of your data across every physical and virtual server on and off your premises

Moderator:

Todd Dekkinga
Vice President, Information Technology
Versartis, Inc

Panelists:

Brad Beutlich
Vice President of Sales, Western US and Canada 
Vormetric

Anil Earla
Head of Information and Data Analytics, Global IS 
Visa

Matthew Halliday
Chief Evangelist & Vice President of Pre-Sales
Incorta

Mike Wolfe
Senior Security Architect
Blue Shield of California

 

2:50pm - 3:10pm
Networking Break
3:10pm - 3:45pm
Keynote Presentation: "Data and Analytics: Innovation and Integration"

The convergence of recent data and machine learning algorithms shows the potential power to replace or augment the predictive power of traditional analytics.   We look at a few methodologies and at the increasing importance of clean data in the financial domain.    

Yves Chauvin
Head of Investment Data Platform
AXA

3:45pm - 3:55pm
Closing Remarks by Argyle Host

Lance Ralls
Chief Information Officer 
Belkin International

3:55pm - 4:55pm
Cocktail Reception

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