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2019 CIO Summit of America

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Future State 2025 - Driving the Digital Roadmap to a Customer-Centric Enterprise

In today’s fast-changing business landscape, it’s not your competitors that threaten your company’s survival. It’s your organization’s willingness and capacity to disrupt its existing business model or be disrupted. Because the CIO is at the center of the digital transformation journey she or he is uniquely positioned to deliver fearless leadership, fuse emerging technologies with process redesign and people skills, partner with the C-suite and board of directors, and successfully navigate the business into the future.

The courageous leadership traits needed to foster a culture of innovation and transformation on the path to genius will be the focal point of the 2019 CIO Summit of America.


  • Edward Amoroso
    Founder & CEO
    TAG Cyber LLC

    Dr. Edward G. Amoroso is Chief Executive Officer of TAG Cyber LLC, a global cyber security advisory, training, consulting, and media services company supporting hundreds of major organizations across the world. Ed recently retired from AT&T after thirty-one years of service, beginning in Unix security R&D at Bell Labs and culminating as Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer of AT&T from 2004 to 2016. He was elected an AT&T Fellow in 2010.

    Ed has been Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the Stevens Institute of Technology for the past twenty-nine years, where he has introduced over three thousand graduate students to the topic of information security. He is also a Research Professor in the Computer Science Department at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and a Senior Advisor at the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University. He is author of six books on cyber security, and dozens of major research and technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings.

    Ed holds the BS degree in Physics from Dickinson College, the MS/PhD degrees in Computer Science from the Stevens Institute of Technology, and is a graduate of the Columbia Business School. He holds ten patents in cyber security technology, and he served previously on the Board of Directors for M&T Bank and the NSA Advisory Board.

    Ed’s work has been highlighted on CNN, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He has worked directly with four Presidential administrations on issues related to national security, critical infrastructure protection, and cyber policy. He and his wife Lee live in New Jersey and are the proud parents of three wonderfully successful Millennials.

  • Shawn Banerji
    Managing Partner, Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice
    Caldwell Partners

    Shawn Banerji is the Managing Partner for the Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice at Caldwell Partners.  As a trusted advisor to organizations seeking to transform their businesses by unlocking the latent value of their legacy product portfolios, Shawn advises clients on the convergence of talent and innovation across all facets of the evolving digital enterprise. He specializes in the recruitment and assessment of these catalyst leaders who are resetting the value propositions of their organizations and industries through the power of data & analytics, accelerated software engineering, and Cloud. He is a loud advocate for increasing technology representation and diversity on corporate boards. He is also an ex-officio board member of SIM New York and serves on the board of advisors for The Center for Technology Management at Columbia University.  Shawn is co-located in TCP’s New York and  Stamford offices.

  • Andrew Campbell
    CIO
    Terex Corporation

    Andrew Campbell was appointed Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Terex Corporation on November 7, 2016. He is responsible for all information systems for Terex globally and will serve as the principal technology advisor to the senior management team. Previously he served as Vice President and Group Chief Information Officer of Xerox Document Technology. Prior to Xerox, Andrew held IT leadership positions at General Electric, Ceridian Corporation and Dais Analytic Corporation. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, majoring in marketing and computer applications.

  • Mignona Cote
    Global Head of Identity and Access Management
    AIG

    Mignona Cote is a proven problem solver with a unique ability to find, assess and fix information security vulnerabilities across a variety of industries. With more than two decades of experience in information security, risk management, compliance and auditing, Mignona helps Fortune 50 companies ensure the security of their data. She has a proven track record of transforming technical operations and building strategic solutions for companies like Aetna, Bank of America, PepsiCo and Verizon. Her expertise spans incident response, vulnerability management, access management, vendor management, risk and compliance, as well as auditing. She has completely reshaped secured solutions throughout large enterprise networks.

  • Kirsten Davies
    SVP & CISO
    Estée Lauder Companies

    Kirsten Davies is formerly the Group Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Barclays Africa Group, where she has been tapped to build and run an end to end security function to include cybersecurity, information security, fraud, analytics, and physical security (among others) for operations across the continent.

    Kirsten brings a unique blend of global leadership, business acumen, cyber security practitioner experience, and technology background to her role. She is a proven leader in guiding large-scale global transformation programs focused on cyber and information security, technology, business process, and organizational transformation.

    Prior to her role with Barclays, Davies served in two capacities at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), both as Vice President and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and as Vice President for Enterprise Security Strategy, heading up one of four
    worldwide, strategic customer-facing areas for HPE.

    In her tenure with HPE, she achieved the first-ever Cyber Security Master Agreement with the German Workers Council, now replicated across HPE’s 20+ Works Councils in EMEA, led the strategic overhaul and reorganization of the Cyber Security
    Program, and broadened the capability of “Next Generation Security”, including Insider Risk and the IT/OT convergence.

    Prior to HPE, Kirsten served as the CISO for Global InfoSec Strategy and Governance at Siemens. There she managed the global InfoSec Transformation Program to refine the culture, people, policies, processes and technical portfolio of information security. Prior to that, she held senior leadership positions at Booz Allen Hamilton and Deloitte Australia.

  • John Doucette
    VP of Consulting Operations
    Magenic

    John Doucette is the VP of Consulting Operations at Magenic, with responsibility for consulting delivery and business growth throughout Magenic’s eight US regions. John helps clients overcome challenges they face in developing enterprise software solutions. With his broad industry, organizational and technology perspectives, the entrepreneurial-minded Doucette is a recognized expert in software development lifecycle management, with several national speaking credits and publications to his name.

    His career has focused on all aspects of delivering custom software to solve complex business problems with a focus on developing technology that is rewarding for the teams writing the code, as much as the customers using the products delivered. He launched his career as a Communications officer in the US Air Force handling several high profile projects involving the stealth fighter F-117 program in Nevada and developing statistical software to analyze secure streaming data captured by fighter jets in dogfights for Red Flag operations. He began his private sector career in Boston in 1990 as a Digital EDP Auditor for Coopers & Lybrand. He then continued with various software development roles in the New England area, and eventually co-authored a patent for scanning technology using EDI in the manufacturing and distribution industry. After some time as a Java developer at a startup company in Cambridge, MA, John found himself as a Development Manager at TJX Companies. His passion for SDLC and ALM drove significant improvements for the company, including early adoption of Agile and automated DevOps while supporting a large mainframe modernization program in Merchandising Systems.

    After joining Magenic in 2008 as a consultant in the Boston office, John transitioned to the national level in Minneapolis and took the leadership role as the first General Manager of the National Markets branch, building a business outside of established regions to over $50M in less than 4 years.

    John lives in Minneapolis, MN with his wife after raising his children in Boston for 22 years. When not working, John enjoys scuba diving, international travel, photography and golf.

  • Thomas Farrington
    EVP & CIO
    Perrigo Company

    Tom has been Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Perrigo Company plc, since October 2006. He has also overseen Perrigo’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, Global M&A Integration, and Perrigo’s E-Commerce business unit since 2010.

    During his tenure at Perrigo, Tom has led the company’s integration efforts over 27 acquisitions resulting in expansion into more than 35 countries, built out a global shared services platform, launched the company’s direct to consumer sales breaking into new markets and innovative retail opportunities, and has gained end consumer insights relative to over the counter healthcare purchases.

    Perrigo is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and pharmaceutical and medical diagnostic products.  Perrigo is the world’s largest store brand manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products and infant formulas.

    Prior to Perrigo Tom served as Chief Information Officer for the F. Dohmen Co. and served as a division President for JASCORP LLC. Prior to that he held various senior positions in information technology and finance at Dell and BP Amoco.

  • Cindy Finkelman
    Chief Information Officer
    FactSet Research Systems

  • Ursuline Foley
    Former Managing Director & Corporate Platform Officer
    AXA XL, Division of AXA

    Ursuline was previously Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer of XL Catlin. She was responsible for all information systems strategy, support and operations for Reinsurance and Enterprise Corporate Applications. Since joining the Company in 1990, she has held a variety of positions related to technology management and during that time and was also based in Bermuda for almost 4 years. Ursuline reports to the CIO of XL and is a member of the Management Team in XL Reinsurance and XL which is responsible for aligning all XL I.T. strategy and budget against the XL business plans. In her role as XLRe CIO, Ursuline has traveled to various locations globally, managing and supporting diverse teams across Asia Pac, Latin America, U.S., Canada, Europe, Bermuda. For many years she has been responsible for implementing global business solutions, integrating both local and global business processes/governance, that need to meet local market and regulatory needs as well as meet the global needs of XL. She also serves, as well as attends, on a number of industry committees both at home and abroad. Ms. Foley has participated in various reinsurance industry technology and e-commerce initiatives for many years including co-chair of the reinsurance task group (TG 7) of Disa, ACORD Standards Committee and RAA I.T. Committee. She has served on the ACORD Advisory Board for a number of years. Ms. Foley has over 25 years of information technology experience, of which over 20 years were spent serving the reinsurance industry. Under her leadership, XLRe was recognized by Information Week in 2009 for being in the top 250 companies for technology innovation. During 2007 Ms Foley was recognized as one of the seven Technology Stars nationally by Tech Decisions and recognized as one of the Influential women in insurance by Insurance Networking News. Prior to joining XL, Ms. Foley was employed by Guy Carpenter New York as applications manager responsible for their domestic and international underwriting and accounting systems. Ursuline was raised in Ireland and holds a Bachelor of Science and Diploma in Education from University College Cork, Ireland and also a Masters of Science from Pace University, New York. She completed the CIO Leadership development program held jointly by the Concours Group and Babson University.

  • Michael Frankel
    Managing Director, Deloitte New-venture Accelerator
    Deloitte Investments LLC

    Michael Frankel is a senior innovation, corporate development, strategy and operating executive who has spent his career driving growth and innovation through acquisitions, ecosystems, investments, new products/services and entering new markets.  He currently serves as Managing Director of the Deloitte New-venture Accelerator.  Prior to joining Deloitte Michael served as CFO for two early stage technology companies and before that was Senior Vice President, Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions for LexisNexis Group.  In that role he had global responsibility for all corporate development activities (acquisitions, divestitures, equity investments and alliances).

    Michael has experience in several sectors including business services, market research and data analytics, B2B content and data and enterprise software.  He has deep expertise in acquisitions, equity and venture investing, strategy, product development and international expansion.  He has led initiatives and transactions, deploying over $10B in capital, and driving strategic expansion at several Fortune 500 companies.

    Before joining LexisNexis, Michael served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy at Information Resources Inc. (IRI).  Reporting to the CEO and Chairman, Frankel was responsible for all strategic transactions including acquisitions, equity investments, divestitures, strategic partnerships and corporate strategy.

    Prior to IRI Michael was Vice President Business Development at GE Capital’s consumer finance group.  At VeriSign he served as Vice President Corporate Development—where he led one of the ten most acquisitive corporate development teams in the technology sector—and later served as Vice President and General Manager of their Directory Services group. Michael was also Vice President Investment Banking with Merrill Lynch and a Corporate Associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

    Michael is a frequent speaker on growth strategies and strategic transactions.  During his career Michael has led and closed more than 100 transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and alliances.  Michael has also led operational initiatives to develop and launch new products and technologies, expand into new markets and segments and restructure businesses and operations.  In addition, he has authored three books and several articles on M&A.  Michael earned a BA in Political Science, an MA in International Relations, an MBA, and a Juris Doctorate—all from the University of Chicago.

  • Tsvi Gal
    Managing Director and CTO
    Morgan Stanley

    Tsvi Gal is a Managing Director and CTO at Morgan Stanley where he leads the strategy, architecture and engineering efforts. Tsvi has over 25 years of technology and operations experience mostly in financial services global corporations.

    Tsvi’s career included work as CTO and CIO in several banks including Merrill Lynch/Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and Wells Fargo as well as in non-banks including general partner of a private equity firm, president of AT&T.com and CIO of Time Warner Music.

  • Michael Golz
    Chief Information Officer, Americas
    SAP

    As chief information officer, Michael Golz oversees all IT solutions and services in North America, aligning information and technology strategy with SAP’s business strategy, and providing best-in-class processes and optimized operations for all lines of business.  He leads the “SAP Runs SAP” program, highlighting IT and product innovation in the areas of cloud, real-time business platform, applications, analytics, and mobile. Under his leadership, SAP Global IT has become the company's best customer reference. Michael oversees IT for Latin America and the Caribbean as well. 

    Michael joined SAP AG in 1998 at the company’s Walldorf, Germany headquarters. He began his tenure as SAP’s head of infrastructure for Demo, Training and Consulting systems. After moving to the United States in 2002, Michael served as the vice president of IT for SAP America, overseeing the strategic role and management of the IT function in the United States. Before assuming his current post, he was senior vice president of Global IT Application Services, with worldwide responsibility for internal business applications and external platforms, covering the entire spectrum of SAP solutions for all SAP employees. 

    Prior to joining SAP, he led the Information Management organization for the largest division of OTTO Group in Cologne, Germany. 

    Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and information technology from European Business School, in Germany. 

  • Chuck Gray
    Partner
    Egon Zehnder

    Chuck is a Partner in the New York office and leads the Chief Information Officers Practice on the East Coast.  He brings deep expertise in Chief Information Officer searches across numerous industries including Financial Services, Life Sciences, Industrial, Technology, and Public Sector .

    Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Chuck was an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan in its Treasury & Securities Services (TSS) division. With TSS, he served as the Chief of Staff for the Global Head of Treasury Services Operations.  He was also a member of the TSS Strategy team where he had responsibility for leading strategy projects and executing M&A transactions. Previously, Chuck was a Director at Liberty Mutual Group where he worked on the Corporate M&A and Corporate Strategy teams.  Chuck also worked in the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse First Boston.

    Prior to pursuing an MBA at the Wharton School, Chuck worked as a strategy consultant with Bain & Company serving clients across a variety of industries.  He also worked as an Applications Developer at TenFold Corporation, a software company focused on developing large-scale applications.

  • Marc Hamer
    Corporate VP, Customer Experience, Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer
    Sealed Air Corporation

    Marc Hamer joined Sealed Air as Chief Information Officer in November of 2016. As Corporate Vice President, Customer Experience, Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer, Marc leads the IT & Digital organization as well as the Customer Experience organization with the goal of designing and executing mission-critical business transformation programs. Working in close coordination with Sealed Air divisions, R&D and other functions, he is key to articulating and driving Sealed Air’s digital strategy. This strategy will lead to new business opportunities and generate revenue growth by applying new, even disruptive, technology products, services and solutions to meet customers’ needs.

    In addition to fueling innovation, Marc is responsible for Sealed Air’s IT systems and assets globally, ensuring that technologies align with the objectives and priorities of the business. He is also responsible for the process improvement, automation and digital initiatives throughout the company to streamline operations and improve bottom-line profitability.

    Under Marc’s leadership, state-of-the-art technology and processes, aligned with world-class talent, are taking Sealed Air’s global Customer Experience organization to the next level. He is responsible for enhancing customer support, intimacy and loyalty, leading to profitable growth.

    In 2018, Marc received the Charlotte CIO of The Year® Orbie® Award in the Super Global category. Under his leadership, Sealed Air was the recipient of the CIO 100 Award for exemplifying the highest level of operational and strategic excellence tied to innovative digital solutions.

    With more than 20 years of IT leadership experience, Marc has worked in a variety of industries covering energy and environmental technology, biotechnology, international aerospace and defense, and government security. Throughout his career, he has successfully led all facets of IT, including large-scale technology rollouts, implementing new business concepts and delivering innovative business solutions.

    Marc sits on Advisory boards for the Global CIO Executive Summit, PTC, Insight Venture Management and FireMon. He has been published numerous times in technology and business journals.

  • Michael Harrison
    Managing Director
    Winterberry Group

    With 20 years of marketing experience, Michael leads Winterberry Group’s marketer consulting practice. He brings strategic and executive competencies in all aspects of consumer marketing, spanning data-driven marketing and technology, personalization, operations, supplier management, database design, data procurement, predictive modeling/ML and quantitative analysis.

    Prior to joining Winterberry Group, Mr. Harrison served as Chief Strategy Officer at Ansira. In his capacity Mr. Harrison led the strategic direction of Ansira and their clients including, but not limited to Domino’s, Panera, Nestle N.A., Purina, Mitsubishi and La-Z-Boy. He was accountable for strategic planning, technology development (data and digital), data analytics, programmatic media and social media.Prior to Ansira, Mr. Harrison has built data and digital competencies focused on the retail, automotive, and consumer packaged goods at Doner Advertising, Havas (formerly EuroRSCG 4D), and Circuit City.

    Mr. Harrison has served on university and supplier advisory boards and presented at numerous industry and supplier events. He holds a B.A. in economics from Elon University and a M.A. in economics from Eastern Michigan University.  Mr. Harrison is the Big Data & Intelligence Chair for Southern Methodist University’s Digital Accelerator program.

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

     

     

  • Patty Hatter
    CIO/GM, Board Member
    Start-Up Advisor

    Patty Hatter has more than 20 years of experience leading operations and technology organizations at several Fortune 500 companies. Patty is a strategic adviser, working on product and go-to-market strategies for technology startups ranging from cybersecurity to IT service management to blockchain applications. From 2015 to 2017, Patty was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Services for Intel/McAfee, where she spearheaded the transformation of McAfee's support for enterprise customers. From 2015 to 2016, she was General Manager of Security and Software IT and Chief Information Officer at Intel Security Group, and from 2010 to 2015, she served as Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Information Officer at McAfee, Inc. Prior to her employment with McAfee, Patty held executive positions with Cisco and AT&T.

    Patty was chosen by the National Diversity Council as a "Most Powerful and Influential Woman" in 2015, and was named both "Women of Influence" and "Power Executive" by Silicon Valley Business Journal in 2016. Patty earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

    Patty is a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Information Security & Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) and a Board member of the Silicon Valley Education Foundation.

     

  • John Iannarelli
    Former FBI Special Agent and Senior Executive Advisor
    FBI

    John G. Iannarelli recently retired from the FBI after more than 20 years of service, during which he was a member of the SWAT Team and participated in the investigations of the Oklahoma City Bombing, the 9/11 attack, and the Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords shooting.  John previously served at FBI Headquarters as their national spokesperson and on the Cyber Division Executive staff.  In Phoenix, John was the Cyber squad supervisor before promotion to Assistant Special Agent in Charge, the number two position overseeing all Criminal, Cyber, and Counter Intelligence investigations throughout Arizona.  John has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Computer Science for his contributions to the field of cyber investigations.

    John is the author of several other books, to include Why Teens Fail and What to Fix, a parents’ guide to protecting their children from Internet predators and other dangers, and Information Governance Security, how businesses can protect their sensitive data from loss or compromise.  His recently released How to Stop A Terrorist, is a guide for the average person to recognize and help prevent terrorism. John is a highly sought after speaker and has presented to Fortune 500 companies, domestic and international audiences, the United Nations, and the Vatican where he met personally with Pope Francis to discuss the evolution of cyber crime.

    A former San Diego Police Officer and a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, to include studies of international criminal and civil law at Oxford, England, John is also an attorney admitted to the practice of law in California, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is currently a private consultant, whose clients have included the both the FBI and a national professional sports league.

  • Lonne Jaffe
    Managing Director
    Insight Venture Partners

    Lonne is a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners. Insight, based in New York City, is a leading venture capital and private equity fund that has raised more than $23 billion and invested in over 300 high growth technology companies worldwide. Insight funds visionary executives and provides them with practical, hands-on growth expertise. Lonne is on the Board of Directors of Insight portfolio companies CentralReach, Tractable, TradingView, Quantum Metric, and Wealth-X. 

    Previously, Lonne was the CEO of Syncsort, a global software company with enterprise-scale products used by 87 of the Fortune 100 enterprises in more than 85 countries. Insight was backed by Insight, Bessemer Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs, and Georgian Partners. Syncsort helps organizations collect, integrate, sort, and distribute their most important data. 

    After accelerating the growth of the business both organically and through acquisition, Syncsort was acquired by Clearlake, and Lonne transitioned to a Board advisor role. Clearlake also acquired Vision Solutions, and Lonne joined Vision's Board of Directors. In August, 2017, both Syncsort and Vision were acquired by Centerbridge for $1.26 billion. Lonne now serves on the Board of Directors of the combined business, called Syncsort. 

    Before the CEO role at Syncsort, Lonne was the senior VP of corporate strategy at CA Technologies, responsible for the development and execution of the company’s long-term technical and acquisition-related strategic initiatives.

    Prior to CA, Lonne was a VP at IBM, where he led technology growth strategy for a multi-billion dollar software division. 

    He also led a number of sizable software acquisitions for IBM, and led IBM’s software solutions businesses for the education, healthcare, life sciences, and government industries, including technical and acquisition strategy, research & development, and sales.

    Lonne holds undergraduate and advanced degrees from Harvard University.

  • Joe Kane
    Executive Director, Global Technology Strategy, Innovation & Partnerships
    JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    As part of the Global Technology Strategy, Innovation & Partnerships team, Joe Kane is focused on developing technology strategy and facilitating strategic and emerging technology relationships. Areas where he is currently focused include information management, big data, analytics and AI.

    Joe has deep expertise in helping financial institutions rethink the way that they manage data and a wealth of technology related experience built over seventeen years in the industry.

    He was the founder and COO of Boxcar Software, a leading information management platform purchased by Documentum in the early 2000’s. Following EMC’s acquisition of Documentum, Joe worked in a variety of roles across EMC’s Information Intelligence Group and Data & Analytics Division with a focus on Greenplum.

    Joe holds an M.B.A from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Loyola University.

  • Tony Leng
    Managing Director, Practice Lead and OMP
    Diversified Search

    Tony Leng is a Managing Director of Diversified Search and leads the firm’s Digital Transformation and CIO practice from its San Francisco office.  Previously, Tony was Managing Partner of Hodge Partners. Tony has conducted many “C” level searches for organizations where leaders are transforming/building organizations that are taking advantage of digital technologies.  He has conducted “C” level searches conducted for organizations such as Aurora Healthcare, Axalta, Catholic Health Initiatives, Blue Shield of California, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Delta Dental, Dignity Health, Esurance, Kaiser Permanente, Novant Health, PG&E, Polycom, Sutter Health, Symmetricom, TE Connectivity, and Wellmark. 

    Prior to his executive search experience, Tony was a Board member of three public companies and CEO of a $600 million Public Company. Before that, Tony ran a $1 billion division of a telephone company focused on corporate users and had responsibility for all data services and networking products. While at the telephone company, he was founder and Chairman of its ISP and a board member of its 2 million-subscriber cell phone subsidiary. 

    Tony uses his operating experience from being a CEO, financial background as a CPA and CA, and technical knowledge from the work that he has done for Tech companies to drill down and understand at a nuanced level what his clients are seeking to achieve as they build their teams. He has written numerous papers on technology leadership and the challenges facing technology leaders today and authors a blog, ‘Resources for the Modern CIO” (www.tonyleng.com).

    The core of Tony’s consulting has been with senior leaders who are seeking to transform their organizations as they face a future of rapid change, digitization, regulation, shifting markets, and increasingly connected and informed customers.

    Tony has facilitated the Fisher CIO Forum for the past 12 years.  The Forum is a monthly venue for CIO’s and CTO’s to discuss topics of relevance in their daily lives, and has afforded these leaders the opportunity to develop a close network to discuss current challenges in a peer group environment on a confidential basis.  Participating companies have included: Blue Shield, Clorox, Cost Plus, Delta Dental, Dignity Health, Esurance, Facebook, FitBit, Franklin Templeton, Gap, Genentech, Kaiser Permanente, Levi Strauss, McKesson, Macys.com, Matson, Mulesoft, Okta, PG&E, Restoration Hardware, Ross Stores, Safeway, Salesforce.com, Schwab, Splunk, Uber, VMWare, and Williams-Sonoma among others. 

    Tony received a Bachelor of Commerce (with honors), University of Cape Town, South Africa and is a Chartered Accountant and CPA.

  • Sean Lennon
    SVP & Global CIO
    Allergan, Plc

    Sean Patrick Lennon, a visionary leader who drives transformation of global, multi-billion dollar organizations from the inside out, has pushed Allergan to become the fastest-growing, most dynamic pharmaceutical company in global healthcare. In his role with Allergan IT, Sean has successfully directed integration and divestiture activities for 40+ acquisitions and divestitures since 2010. His know-how enabled the business to rapidly scale, setting the stage for Allergan’s record growth. With Sean’s unparalleled expertise in highly-efficient integration, Allergan IT has captured over $300 million in cost savings by realizing synergies and strategically restructuring during the mergers and acquisitions process. With an eye on aligning the company’s IT strategy and business strategy, Sean spearheads all aspects of technology vision, product development, and digital delivery of customer-oriented technology services, guiding more than 20,000 Allergan associates around the world. 

    Prior to joining Watson Pharmaceuticals, now Allergan, Sean served as Vice President of Global Infrastructure Services at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, one of the largest healthcare companies globally. At Novartis, he consolidated client services to their highest satisfaction ratings and reduced budget by $100 million. In 2002, Sean was recruited by pharmaceutical services company C3i to fix its struggling business, a turnaround that he resourcefully executed in less than 60 days as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Sean found his start in the industry with Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals. In 1996, he characteristically rolled up his sleeves to convert Schering Plough’s Managed Care and Health Management group from an entity not delivering value, to a top team in the business with the highest IT satisfaction. Sean initially proved his worth to the company as a consultant in 1994, when he designed and developed the first Third-Party Data Warehouse system in the industry, enabling Schering Plough to deploy its field sales organizations up to 10 days faster than the competition and at a reduced cost.  

    Sean is in the highest echelon of experience for managing large technical organizations and leading the development and implementation of business-driven digital IT programs.  He also has extensive operational and financial experience, overseeing all IT Financial Planning and Analysis, leading IT business plan development, financial forecasting, financial analysis, and capital commitment planning, as well as competitive analysis and benchmarking.  Sean possesses strong communication acumen, skilled at delivering technology-oriented messages to nontechnology-oriented people. He has succeeded in breaking down the walls between IT and other business units positioning IT as a key strategic partner. Sean is consistently recognized as a top performer in both measurable results and organization-shaping behaviors. He is very organized and results-oriented with strong process management abilities; he also possesses the insight required to build and focus the high energy of creative teams. Extremely customer-focused, Sean has extensive experience working internationally, having traveled to and done business in more than 50 countries worldwide. He sits on several advisory committees and has received numerous industry honors and recognitions for leadership in delivering innovative technology solutions.  Sean was named 2015 “CIO of the Year” by NJ Tech Council. 

    Sean has 33 years of technical and IT management experience, including 22 years specific to Life Sciences. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Business Management from St. John’s University in New York.  

  • Beverly Lieberman
    President
    Halbrecht Lieberman Associates

    Beverly Lieberman is President of Halbrecht Lieberman Associates, a leading, retained executive search firm, specializing in recruiting CIOs and CTOs.

    Ms. Lieberman joined Halbrecht Associates in 1986 and became the owner in 1991.  She has successfully managed searches for Fortune 500 companies as well as early-stage businesses.  Industries served include healthcare, insurance, higher education, financial services, retail, manufacturing, government, management consulting, high technology, law and communications.

    In addition to executive search, Ms. Lieberman has established an executive coaching practice.  She coaches senior executives in the areas of performance improvement and career development.

    Ms. Lieberman has a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Michigan and graduated from the prestigious M.I.T Sloan School Executive Management Program.

    Prior to joining Halbrecht Associates, Ms. Lieberman was a Human Resource executive with a Fortune 500 multinational conglomerate and a leading New England bank, where she managed major recruitment efforts for professional and senior level technical staff. 

    Ms. Lieberman is a frequent speaker at professional societies and conferences and is often quoted in major business and trade publications.  She has been a featured writer for CIO Magazine.  Ms. Lieberman is a long-standing member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and currently serves on the Board of Directors.  In addition, Ms. Lieberman is a Board member of the University of Bridgeport’s Industry Advisory Board.  Ms. Lieberman was selected by Executive Recruiter News as one of the 50 leading retained search professionals.  She is also recognized by John Sibbald’s The Career Makers, as one of the nation’s top recruiters

  • Ralph Loura
    SVP & CIO
    Lumentum

     

  • Lesley Ma
    Global CIO, Cadillac
    General Motors

  • George Maddaloni
    Global CTO
    AIG

  • John McCaffrey
    Chief Information Officer
    Cirrostratus Technology

    John McCaffrey founded Cirrostratus Technologies in 2010, providing broad technology consulting services to municipal governments and educational institutions.  He is a noted speaker on the spectrum of topics in the IT arena, engaged by public sector entities as well as firms seeking to provide services and products to the sector.  He brings over 35 years of breadth and depth of tech knowledge in  assessment , planning, financing, procurement and project management to all clients.  He has been widely recognized for his expertise in the public sector information technology and finance, most recently being  named as a lead government innovator as one of Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers.  Mr. McCaffrey was also recently recognized in for Excellence in Cybersecurity in Government at the Smart Cyber Government Symposium. 

    Mr. McCaffrey  joined the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) in Westchester County, New York in 2011 as Deputy CIO and in 2012, he was appointed as CIO.  He served as the county’s Records Management Officer and exofficio board member of the Westchester County Historical Society.  As CIO, he was the lead administrator on business process revolution as well as enterprise digital transformation.  Focus areas included governance, budgeting/cost control, tech development and security among, others.  Some of the major projects that McCaffrey initiated included comprehensive security implementations and controls, broad compliance management, consolidation, shared services, 9-1-1 public safety agency coordination and public safety radio systems enhancement.   

    Mr. McCaffrey has brought distinction to Westchester as a Top 10 Digital County each year from 2013-2017, most recently in the number one slot.  CIO Magazine recognized Westchester DoIT in 2016 as a CIO 100 award winner. 

    From 2005—2012, Mr. McCaffrey was CIO for Orange County, New York.  He was recognized for revitalization of IT, improved service, and cost reductions through staff training and technology programs.  Mr. McCaffrey was also responsible for the creation of Orange County’s security policies and business continuity infrastructure and plan.  He was on Team Orange employee management training committee and Orange County’s business retention committee and served as advisor to the Orange County Business Accelerator. 

    From 1999—2005, Mr. McCaffrey was the first director of MIS for the Village of Skokie, Illinois, hired to create and manage the new MIS department.  Prior to that, he served seven years as Deputy Commissioner of Finance in North Hempstead, New York, culminating an 18-year career there in prior positions of system development and technical management. 

    Mr. McCaffrey possesses a Masters of Business Administration degree with a focus on IT as well as a degree as Masters in Network and Communication Management.  He also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance and has 3 Masters Certifications in Electronic Commerce, Information Systems Security, and Wireless Networking.  He serves as an advisory board member to a number of IT firms and organizations and is also on the governing body or advisory boards for various CIO and CISO summits. 

  • Michael Miller
    Chief Information Officer
    Ziff Brothers Investments

  • David Morris
    Founder, Chairman & CEO, HiPER Solutions Group
    The HSG

    David has spent his career researching and empowering leaders to transform their teams, their companies and their careers. His passion is to identify High Impact Performers (HiPERs) and help them reach greater success through a hybrid of technology-driven platforms and experience-based advisory. Recent clients have included E*TRADE, DIRECTV, Subway Restaurants, Western Digital, Wendy’s, ON Semiconductor, CBRE, YPO and many others. Previously, David co-founded Seedling Group, a Boston-based retained executive search firm, serving start-ups, publicly-traded companies, and private equity firms. He also helped launched the San Francisco office as a Director at Corporate Executive Board (now Gartner). David graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Hunter Muller
    President & CEO
    HMG Strategy

    Hunter Muller is a transformative CEO at HMG Strategy, LLC, the strongest executive leadership network. Drawing on more than 25 years of experience in consulting with IT executive leaders, Hunter is a multi-title book author and a frequent industry speaker on transformational leadership and innovation. His concepts are used worldwide to improve executive performance, enhance collaboration, elevate the role of IT, and align strategy across the enterprise.

    Through years of research and experience, Hunter has published four books: “The Transformational CIO” (John Wiley & Sons, 2011), “On Top of The Cloud” (John Wiley & Sons, 2012), “Leading the Epic Revolution” (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), and “The Big Shift in IT Leadership” (John Wiley & Sons, 2015).

    HMG Strategy assists C-level executives in becoming transformational leaders. HMG Strategy hosts networking summits and provides services that are focused around innovative IT leadership, management, and technology support to CIOs and senior IT executives. HMG Strategy is "The Strongest Executive Leadership Network" with an international association of more than 300,000 global CIOs/senior IT executives, industry experts, and world-class thought leaders.

    Hunter and HMG Strategy support a variety of IT-related charities, and Hunter is a member of the Executive Committee of the Fairfield/Westchester Chapter of the Society for Information Management.

     

     

  • Vipul Nagrath
    Global CIO
    ADP, LLC

    Vipul Nagrath has joined ADP as Global Chief Information Officer (CIO).   Vipul has responsibility for all of ADP’s infrastructure, operations, enterprise applications, enterprise technology systems and processes across the globe.

    Vipul and his team work closely with our senior business leaders to execute ADP’s business strategy and identify, prioritize and execute technology solutions that are cost effective, efficient and scalable globally. The focus of Vipul’s organization is to work collaboratively across the organization to ensure that we build strategic capabilities that support an excellent service experience for our clients and associates.

    An industry leader in technology, Vipul brings more than 25 years of experience in developing forward-thinking solutions. Vipul joins us from Bloomberg L.P., where he started as a project manager in 2003 and rapidly rose through the IT organization to become Bloomberg, L.P.’s Global Head of Research & Development. He continued his growth and responsibility as CIO of Bloomberg’s $900MM Enterprise Solutions Group business, where he had full oversight of all operational and technology needs for the enterprise business globally. In his prior role as the global head of R&D, Vipul oversaw technology research & development for Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Equity, Trading Solutions, Commodities, Options, Derivatives, Data, Portfolio Analytics, Internal Systems, Web Products, Software Infrastructure and News.

    Vipul started his career as a developer with Granada Systems Design, Inc., then moved on to run his own boutique firm specializing in computer telephony integration from 1995 to 2003. Vipul earned a bachelors and master’s degree in computer science from Pace University.

  • Shamla Naidoo
    Global CISO
    IBM Corporation

    Shamla Naidoo is an accomplished information security executive with more than 25 years of experience. As the Global Chief Information Security Officer of IBM, Shamla is the company’s top information security executive, responsible for safeguarding IBM globally including all its business units and brands. She is responsible for IBM's overall information security program, which includes the company’s information risk and security strategies, planning, governance, architecture, and operations.

    Prior to joining IBM, Shamla was Vice President of Information Risk and Security at Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Previous roles include Chief Information Officer, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Risk Officer at leading companies including WellPoint, Northern Trust and ABN AMRO.

    Shamla is an adjunct law professor, developing and teaching courses in information technology, cybersecurity and privacy law. She also has a license to practice law in both Illinois and Washington DC.

    Shamla holds a bachelor's degree in Information Systems and Economics from the University of South Africa, and a Juris Doctor degree from John Marshall Law School.

  • Mark Polansky
    Senior Partner, Technology Officers Practice
    Korn Ferry

    Mark Polansky is a Senior Partner in Korn Ferry’s Information Technology Officers Center of Expertise, an executive search practice he headed up for more than twelve years. He has been based in the firm’s New York office since joining Korn Ferry in 1997.

    Mark has extensively recruited chief information officers, chief technology officers, chief information security officers and other senior IT leadership talent across varied vertical sectors including Industrial, Consumer, Life Sciences and Higher Education. His consultative approach to search encompasses talent strategy, organization design, search process and diversity recruiting. Mark ’s clients range from the Fortune 100 (McKesson, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Boeing) to smaller high-growth companies (Under Armour, Regeneron, DirecTV) as well as prestigious public and private universities (Harvard, Rockefeller, University of Florida).

    Before entering the search field, Mark developed and marketed information systems within the Financial Services and Higher Education sectors. He currently serves on the Advisory Committee for Columbia University's executive graduate program in Information Technology Management.

    Mark frequently addresses conferences and writes on information technology and career management topics.  He is the creator of the “Executive Career Counsel” column in CIO Magazine and on CIO.com. He is a member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and has served as President of the New York Chapter. He sits on the Advisory Boards of The Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF), the national organization dedicated to fostering executive talent among African-American IT professionals, and HITEC, the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council.

    Mark holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from Pratt Institute and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Union College.

  • Phyllis Post
    VP & CIO, Global Human Health IT
    Merck

    Phyllis Post is the Vice President & CIO for Merck’s Global Human Health division (www.merck.com), where she is responsible for enabling business value through a strategic partnership of Business and IT aligned to realization of critical priorities of the corporation. This includes design, delivery and implementation of both foundational and innovative, leading-edge technology products and platforms to support enhanced customer engagement, value-add automation and robust analytical insight and decisionsupport.
     
    In her previous role as the Asia Pacific Client Services and IT Regional Hub leader, Ms. Post provided leadership to establish MSD’s IT Regional Innovation & Development Center in Singapore, while also serving as the regional leader for the IT business partnerships for the Commercial, Manufacturing and R&D divisions. Since joining the company in 1998, Ms. Post has held a number of IT leadership positions to drive business capability enablement aligned with a variety of areas across Merck including support of MRL and Corporate divisions.
     
    Prior to joining Merck, Ms. Post worked for a variety of midtier typesetting and web development companies that were engaged primarily in the publication of financial, scientific, medical and technical materials.  Additionally, Ms. Post served as a board member for the Typesetters Association of NY and as President for PrintNJ.
     
    Ms. Post holds an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix, as well as a B.A. from Douglass College.

  • David Reilly
    CIO, Global Banking and Markets
    Bank of America

    Mr. David Reilly serves as Head of the Technology Infrastructure Unit at Bank of America Corporation. Mr. Reilly serves as a Strategic Advisor to the Board at Apptio, Inc. He served as the Chief Technology Officer for Global Wealth and Investment Management at Bank of America Corporation since June 2011. Mr. Reilly was responsible for leading the Global Wealth and Investment Management team that supports strategy, architecture, design and build, operations, engagement and product delivery of technology infrastructure. As the shared technology infrastructure executive, he is also accountable for designing, building and operating Bank of America's enterprise technology infrastructure and operations. He has 25 years of experience in originating, structuring and investing in structured alternative investments. He joined Bank of America in 2011. He began his career in the United Kingdom at Land Securities, within Operations. Prior to this, Mr. Reilly served as the Chief Information Officer for enterprise infrastructure at Morgan Stanley. Prior to that, he was responsible for technology infrastructure services at Credit Suisse. Previously, he served as the Managing Director of global technology operations at Goldman Sachs where Mr. Reilly was responsible for marketing and originating structured credit products and other alternative investments and Director of enterprise technology services for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Merrill Lynch.

  • Muddu Sudhakar
    Entrepreneur & Executive
    Stealth Mode Startup Company

    Muddu Sudhakar is successful entrepreneur and executive. Muddu Sudhakar was VP & GM of big data, machine learning/AI, security and IoT at Splunk.  At Splunk, Muddu has been working on applications of AI/machine learning, big data platform, thin and thick app development platform, open source technologies, IoT analytics solutions and cyber security products. Before that, Muddu was CEO of Caspida. Caspida is the leader in next-generation cyber security and threat detection using machine learning. Muddu and team are instrumental in creating new cyber security market category called “User Behavioral Analytics (UBA)”. Muddu was VP & GM at VMware and Pivotal from 2012 to 2014 for big data analytics, machine learning and cloud services. At VMware & Pivotal, Muddu had responsibility for a wide range of projects including big data analytics, cloud services, and mobile security. Muddu was co-founder and CEO of Cetas which was acquired by VMware in 2012.  At EMC, Muddu was Chief Strategy Advisor, VP & GM for Cloud Information Services. Muddu was CEO & Founder of Kazeon from 2003 to 2010 which was acquired by EMC and Kazeon is leader in Enterprise Information Management. Muddu led Kazeon to be a leader in Information Security, eDiscovery, and Enterprise Search markets. Before Kazeon in 2003, he was Co-founder & President of Sanera Systems, a next-generation SAN technology company. Sanera was started in 1999 and was acquired by McData (Brocade) in 2003.  From 1996 to 2000, Sudhakar was lead architect and designer of CPU and server technology at Silicon Graphics, Inc. 

    Sudhakar holds a PhD and MS in Computer Science from University of California, Los Angeles and a BS in Electronics & Communications Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.  He is widely published in industry journals and conference proceedings and has more than 20 patents in Cyber Security, Big data analytics, Machine learning, Analytics, Cloud Services, SaaS Apps, Enterprise Search, Information Management, Distributed systems, Storage technologies, SAN/NAS, Server technologies, Virtualization, Search, Information security, Networking technology and VLSI chip design.

  • Bruce Taragin
    Managing Director
    Blumberg Capital

    Bruce is a managing director at Blumberg Capital with more than 25 years experience as a venture capital investor, entrepreneur, technology investment banker and corporate attorney. Prior to joining Blumberg Capital, Bruce co-founded and held several senior management positions within technology companies including Charles River Computers. Bruce also structured and managed earlystage technology transactions at Hambrecht & Quist, Mayer Brown & Platt and Bankers Trust Company. A native of New York, Bruce earned his B.A. in finance and communications, cum laude, from Yeshiva University, and his MBA and J.D. from Fordham University. Bruce serves as a member or observer on the board of directors of Appboy, Arcadia Data, BioCatch, Coverhound, Mariana, Medigate, Nexla, Revionics, SAM Seamless Network, Sealights, Solomoto and WorkJam. He also serves on the board and the investment monitoring committee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Northern California.

     

  • Sangy Vatsa
    Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
    Comerica Bank

    Mr. Sangy Vatsa is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Comerica Bank. He joined the Bank in 2016 and is responsible for all of technology, information security, enterprise data office and technology risk at the Bank.

    Prior to joining Comerica Bank, Mr. Vatsa served as the Chief Information Officer for global customer service, credit, collections and payments issuance at The American Express Company. He has more than 26 years of experience in information technology. Since joining American Express in 2006, he served in leadership roles for IT Strategy, Architecture and Innovation, Enterprise Shared Services and Delivery, Global Business Travel and Corporate Payments Digital Capabilities. Prior to American Express, he spent 13 years at Ford Motor Company.

    Mr. Vatsa holds a master of business administration degree from Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, a master of computer and information systems degree and a bachelor of electronics and telecommunications engineering degree.  He is active in the industry, both with technology companies and with non-profit companies.

  • Jedidiah Yueh
    Founder and Chairman
    Delphix

    Jedidiah Yueh has led two waves of disruption in data management, first as founding CEO of Avamar (sold to EMC in 2006 for $165M), which pioneered data de-duplication and shipped one of the leading products in data backup and recovery, with over 20,000 customers and $4B in cumulative sales. After Avamar, Jed founded Delphix, which pioneered data virtualization, with over $200M in its first 7 years of sales (10x Avamar over the same period) and over 30% of the Global 100 as customers. At the 2010 Fall DEMO conference, Delphix won a DEMO God award, and in 2013, the San Francisco Business Times named Jed CEO of the Year. Well connected in the venture community, Jed has raised over $150M from over 10 VCs and has more than 25 patents in data management. After being designated a US Presidential Scholar by George H. Bush, Jed graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from Harvard. As Executive Chairman at Delphix, Jed partners with executives at industry leaders from Apple to Walmart to help them drive innovation through software.

  • Dr. Robert Zandoli
    Global CISO and CTO
    BUNGE LTD.

    Bob joined BUNGE in February 2015, bringing more than 25 years of experience in Global IT executive leadership to the Global IT Risk and Security organization. In early 2018, Bob added the role of Chief Technology Officer to his existing role as CISO. Prior to BUNGE, Dr. Zandoli was the Global Chief Information Security Officer at AIG and MetLife. He also has held senior positions leading global technology infrastructure at major financial firms including Bank of America. As Global Chief Information Security Officer at AIG and MetLife he managed the information security programs for their Global enterprises. Those responsibilities included IT Risk management; security policies, standards and procedures; compliance; threat and vulnerability management; cyber threat intelligence; Security Operations/incident response; Identity and Access Management; forensics; and eDiscovery, as well as Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. Bob is an active participant in several professional security organizations; has held board positions in many technology industry groups and participates in several industry councils and roundtables as both a panelist and speaker. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. Bob holds a doctorate from Pace University in Information Technology, a MBA from Baruch College and is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and a graduate of the FBI CISO Academy.

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March 27, 2019, 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Grand Hyatt New York, New York, NY

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM        

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking


8:30 AM - 8:50 AM  

Welcome and Introduction

Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy

With special guest Ralph Loura, SVP & CIO, Lumentum


8:50 AM - 9:10 AM

HMG Lead, Innovate, Disrupt Tech Talk: Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO, ADP, LLC


9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

HMG Lead, Innovate, Disrupt Tech Talk:  RingCentral


9:40 AM - 10:10 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


10:10 AM - 10:40 AM

EXECUTIVE KEYNOTE: Nutanix


10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


11:10 AM - 11:50 PM  

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Preparing Yourself to be Boardroom Ready

Thomas Farrington, EVP & CIO, Perrigo Company

Cindy Finkelman, CIO, FactSet Research Systems

Ursuline Foley, Former Managing Director & Corporate Platform Officer, AXA XL, Division of AXA

Marc Hamer, Corporate VP, Customer Experience, Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer, Sealed Air Corporation

Patty Hatter,
CIO/GM, Board Member, Start-up Advisor

Moderator:  Tony Leng, Managing Director and CIO Practice Leader, Diversified Search

Every company is on a digital journey. CIOs and CTOs are best positioned to guide that process – but not many find themselves on company boards. Why?

This panel comprises top technology executives who sit on company boards.They will share insights into what it takes to be boardroom ready, how to get on a board, and what skills are needed to be effective in that role.


11:50 PM - 1:00 PM

Luncheon

NY Metro SIM News

NPower News


HMG STRATEGY 2019 TOP TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVES TO WATCH AWARDS presented to:

Ed Amoroso, Founder and CEO, TAG Cyber

Karen Beebe, CIO, Vineyard Vines

Andrew Campbell, CIO, Terex

Paul Chapman, CIO, Box

Kirsten Davies, SVP & CISO, Estee Lauder


Mike Giresi, CIO & CDO, Aramark

Bernadette Gleason, VP, Business Information Security Officer, Citi

Marc Hamer, Corporate VP, Customer Experience, Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer, Sealed Air Corporation

Linda Jojo, EVP Technology & CDO, United Airlines

Justin Lahullier, CIO, Delta Dental of NJ & CT

Tony Leng, Managing Director, Diversified Search

Ralph Loura, CIO/CDO/CTO, Lumentum

Rob Lux, EVP & CIO, CENLAR FSB

Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO, ADP

Shamla Naidoo, Global CISO, IBM

Edwina Payne, SVP & CIO, Avanos Medical

Michael Palmer, VP & CISO, NFL

Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, Korn Ferry

Phyllis Post, VP & CIO, Merck

Anna Ransley, VP IT, Heineken

John Repko, EVP & CIO, AIG

Michael Salas, CIO & CDO, Suez in North America

Scott Strickland, EVP & CIO, Wyndham

Angela Yochem, EVP, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Novant Health


1:00 PM - 1:40 PM 

BREAKOUT SESSION I

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  New Technologies - Gaining an Inside Track on the Competition

Ben Cabrera, VP & CIO, Covanta Energy

John Doucette, VP of Consulting Operations, Magenic

Joe Kane, Executive Director, Global Technology Strategy, Innovation & Partnerships, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

George Maddaloni
, Global CTO, AIG

TBD: ForgeRock

Moderator: John McCaffrey, CIO, Cirrostratus Technology

Rapid technological change represents both threats and opportunities for businesses.  Advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics and the Internet of Things can enable business leaders to identify and act on emerging customer and market trends and to drive operational efficiencies. This panel of executives will share use cases for advanced technologies that are enabling competitive differentiation and speed to market.


BREAKOUT SESSION II

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Accelerating Your Career Ascent:  Crafting Your Personal Brand as a Talent Magnet

Shawn Banerji, Managing Partner, Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice, Caldwell Partners

Chuck Gray, Consultant, Egon Zehnder

Beverly Lieberman, President, Halbrecht Lieberman Associates

David Morris, Founder, Chairman & CEO, HiPER Solutions Group

Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, CIO/IT Officers Practice, Korn Ferry

Moderator:  Tony Leng, Managing Director and CIO Practice Leader, Diversified Search

Forward-thinking technology executives devote the time and energy needed to extend their personal brands via public speaking, media interviews and other forms of professional promotion. Doing so enables technology leaders to power their career progression while positioning themselves to attract coveted IT and digital talent. This panel of top technology search executives and practitioners will share priceless insights into the steps that top-tier technology executives are taking to trademark themselves, to recruit and retain sought-after talent and to become boardroom ready.  


BREAKOUT SESSION III

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Enabling Innovation in the Secure Enterprise

Edward Amoroso, Founder & CEO, TAG Cyber LLC

Kirsten Davies, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Estée Lauder Companies

John Iannarelli, Former FBI Special Agenda and Senior Executive Advisor

Shamla Naidoo
, Global CISO, IBM Corporation

Robert Zandoli, Global CISO & CTO, BUNGE, LTD.

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

Securing the enterprise has become more difficult in these unprecedented times of escalating risk. In today’s global cyber theater, enterprise risks are accelerating at an extraordinary rate, including nation-state backed initiatives. This session will deliver straight talk around mitigation strategies and advanced threat protection approaches that are working today while positioning the enterprise for agility and innovation.


1:40 PM - 2:10 PM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


2:10 PM - 2:50 PM 

BREAKOUT SESSION IV

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Adapting to the Accelerating Pace of Change

Ralph Loura, SVP & CIO, Lumentum

Lesley Ma, Global CIO, Cadillac, General Motors

Phyllis Post, VP & CIO, Global Human Health IT, Merck

TBD: Quip

Moderator: Michael Miller, CIO, Ziff Brothers Investments

Geo-political and business disruption is relentless. And while the pressure to keep pace with these changes can be daunting, technology executives are ideally positioned to help the executive team identify how technology and culture can be brought together to help the company succeed. In this session, top executives will share their perspectives on how effective technology leaders are thinking and leading differently with the CEO and the Board to help the enterprise succeed in these highly-disruptive times.


BREAKOUT SESSION V

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  New Technologies - Gaining an Inside Track on the Competition

Muddu Sudhakar, Executive, Stealth Mode Startup Company

Tsvi Gal, Managing Director and CTO, Morgan Stanley

Jed Yueh, Founder and Chairman, Delphix

TBD:  Tricentis

TBD: Adobe

Moderator: Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy

Rapid technological change represents both threats and opportunities for businesses.  Advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics and the Internet of Things can enable business leaders to identify and act on emerging customer and market trends and to drive operational efficiencies. This panel of executives will share use cases for advanced technologies that are enabling competitive differentiation and speed to market.


BREAKOUT SESSION VI

EXECUTIVE DISCUSSION:  Top VCs on Startup Leadership

Michael Frankel, Managing Director, Deloitte New-venture Accelerator, Deloitte Investments LLC

Michael Harrison, Managing Director, Winterberry Group

Lonne Jaffe, Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners

Bruce Taragin, Managing Director, Blumberg Capital

Moderator:  Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, Technology Officers Practice, Korn Ferry

You've launched a can't-miss business venture but have you thought through how to protect your organization's intellectual property assets or how to handle trademarking and branding strategies?

During this session you will hear from leading venture capitalists who will address the leadership competencies needed to succeed in today's fast-paced and disruptive environment.


2:50 PM - 3:20 PM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

EXECUTIVE KEYNOTE: Google Chrome Enterprise

3:50 PM - 4:10 PM

 Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


4:10 PM - 4:20 PM

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING:  David Reilly, CIO, Global Banking and Markets, Bank of America


4:20 PM - 5:00 PM 

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Driving the Digital Roadmap to a Customer-Centric Enterprise

Andrew Campbell, CIO, Terex Corporation

Sean Lennon, SVP & Global CIO, Allergan PLC

David Reilly, CIO, Global Banking and Markets, Bank of America

Sangy Vatsa, SVP & CIO, Comerica Bank

TBD:  Zendesk

Moderator: Sigal Zarmi, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Forward-looking CIOs and technology executives play a critical role in identifying how digital technologies can be leveraged to enhance the customer experience, craft customer-focused business models and help the enterprise gain a competitive edge.This panel of top technology executives will discuss the steps that they and industry leaders are taking to work with the CEO and the board to craft digital strategies and to foster a customer-centric culture.


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Raffle Prizes and Executive Networking Reception



Presenting Partners

  • Google Chrome Enterprise

    Leveraging the popular Chrome browser as its principle user interface, Chrome OS is the easy-to-use and easy-to-manage computing platform for high-level functionality in virtualized work environments. Built specifically for the cloud, Chrome OS powers a new generation of business-ready devices, enabling organizations of all sizes to transform the way they work and maximize the benefits of cloud technology. With always-on, multilayered security and automatic updates, Chrome browser and Chrome OS allow businesses to securely mobilize employees while reducing IT support burden and the associated costs. Chrome Enterprise license adds to the strengths of Chrome OS – providing the functionality that enterprises need to control their Chrome device fleet at scale, and create an optimal user experience for enhanced productivity and security.

    https://enterprise.google.com/chrome/chrome-browser/
  • Nutanix

    Nutanix makes datacenter infrastructure and clouds invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power the business. The company’s Enterprise Cloud OS software converges private, public and distributed clouds, bringing one-click simplicity to infrastructure and application management. Nutanix Enterprise Cloud solutions integrate virtualization, storage, networking and security to power any application, at any scale – and are delivered as turnkey hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) appliances, software for popular server platforms, and innovative Xi Cloud Services.

    https://www.nutanix.com
  • RingCentral

    RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a global provider of cloud enterprise unified communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise systems, RingCentral empowers today’s mobile and distributed workforces to be connected anywhere and on any device through voice, video, team messaging, collaboration, SMS, conferencing, online meetings, contact center, and fax. RingCentral provides an open platform that integrates with today’s leading business apps while giving customers the flexibility to customize their own workflows. RingCentral is a leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service Worldwide for the third consecutive year. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, Calif.

    https://www.ringcentral.com/

Platinum Partners

  • Adobe

    Adobe innovations drive the future of digital media. Adobe tools help customers create highly compelling content, deliver it across diverse media and devices, and then optimize it through systematic targeting and measurement. Only Adobe offers this complete spectrum of capabilities, providing a critical competitive edge in today's ever-changing media landscape. To learn more, please visit http://www.adobe.com/solutions/digital-media.html

    http://www.adobe.com/solutions/digital-media.html
  • Delphix

    Delphix's mission is to free companies from data friction and accelerate innovation. The Delphix Dynamic Data Platform allows data to be securely delivered to every stakeholder, across on-premise, cloud & hybrid environments, at the speed required to enable rapid development and delivery of applications and solutions. The Delphix Dynamic Data Platform provides a comprehensive approach to DataOps, enabling companies to easily deliver and secure data, wherever it exists.

    www.delphix.com
  • ForgeRock

    ForgeRock®, the leader in digital identity management, transforms how businesses build trusted relationships with people, services, and things. Organizations adopt the ForgeRock Identity Platform™ as their digital identity system of record to monetize customer relationships, address regulations for privacy and consent (GDPR, HIPAA, PSD2, Open Banking, etc), and leverage the internet of things. ForgeRock serves hundreds of brands, including Morningstar, Vodafone, GEICO, Toyota, TomTom, and Pearson, as well as governments like Norway, Canada, and Belgium, securing billions of identities worldwide. ForgeRock has offices across the USA, Europe, and Asia.

    https://www.forgerock.com/
  • Magenic

    Magenic is a digital technology-consulting firm that helps get your digital products to market faster. Magenic has the right strategy, the right process, and the right people to deliver your digital products with unmatched quality and speed.

    https://magenic.com/
  • Quip

    Quip is a productivity platform that combines docs, spreadsheets, slides, and communication all in one to help teams get work done faster and smarter. Enabling a frictionless workflow for creating and iterating on living documents, Quip was built for the way people work today -- across a variety of devices and locations. Quip's simple interface combines documents and messages into a single chat-like "thread" of updates, making collaboration immediate and easy. Quip lets you work with people, not files. Some of Quip's customers include Facebook, Amazon, Electronic Arts, Axon, and Ultimate Software among others. Quip was founded in 2012 by Bret Taylor and Kevin Gibbs. Bret and Kevin have created and worked on some of the world's most widely-used tech products, including Google Maps, Google App Engine and Facebook. Quip was acquired by Salesforce in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

    https://quip.com
  • Zendesk

    Zendesk builds software for better customer relationships. It empowers organizations to improve customer engagement and better understand their customers. More than 107,000 paid customer accounts in over 160 countries and territories use Zendesk products. Based in San Francisco, Zendesk has operations in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America.

    https://www.zendesk.com/

Gold Partners

  • Backupify

    Backupify, a Datto company, is the leader in cloud-to-cloud backup, enabling enterprises to extend data protection and accessibility best practices to the cloud. Backupify provides Office 365 and G Suite backup, giving IT professionals the security and control they need against data loss from user errors, external threats, and service failures. Website: https://www.backupify.com/ Blog: https://www.backupify.com/blog Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/backupify/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Backupify?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/backupify YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Backupify1/videos

    https://www.backupify.com
  • Numerify

    Numerify's analytics solutions enable data-driven IT managers to optimize their operational performance. Our analytics suite goes beyond reporting to deliver intelligence for service, operations, and development. The cloud-based platform integrates data across IT systems and adjacent sources such as call center, HR, and financial applications. IT managers use these insights to drive innovation, improve service, strengthen business health, and deliver projects on time within budget. Our turnkey solution delivers insight in days, requiring no new technology or service investments. Unlike traditional BI tools, Numerify’s applications contain an IT-specific data model, high-performance infrastructure, and pre-built connectors to sources such as ServiceNow®.

    http://www.numerify.com/
  • Pure Storage

    Pure Storage helps customers build a better world with data. The Pure Storage Data Platform, powered by all-flash storage, offers a simpler, more effective, and more flexible solution for cloud infrastructure and data-rich applications like artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data analytics. With Satmetrix-certified NPS performance in the top 1% of B2B companies, Pure has an ever-expanding range of customers who are some of the happiest in the world.

    https://www.purestorage.com
  • Trifacta

    Trifacta is the global leader in data wrangling software, significantly enhances the value of an enterprise’s big data by enabling users to easily transform and enrich raw, complex data into clean and structured formats for analysis. Trifacta leverages decades of innovative research in human-computer interaction, scalable data management and machine learning to make the process of preparing data faster and more intuitive. Around the globe, more than 8,000 companies, including leading brands like Deutsche Boerse, Google, Kaiser Permanente, New York Life and PepsiCo are unlocking the potential of their data with Trifacta’s data wrangling solutions.

    https://www.trifacta.com/

Supporting Partners

  • AISERA

    AISERA offers first of its kind, proactive, personalized and predictive AI Service Management (AISM) solution that’s built to disrupt Customer Support. AISERA radically improves customer satisfaction and user experience, and drastically reduce cost of Service Desk. The Next Generation IT Service Management (ITSM) solution built for Multi-Cloud to Empower Users & Service Agents.

    https://www.aisera.com/

Local Partners

  • AISERA

    AISERA offers first of its kind, proactive, personalized and predictive AI Service Management (AISM) solution that’s built to disrupt Customer Support. AISERA radically improves customer satisfaction and user experience, and drastically reduce cost of Service Desk. The Next Generation IT Service Management (ITSM) solution built for Multi-Cloud to Empower Users & Service Agents.

    https://www.aisera.com/

Breakfast Partners

  • World Wide Technology

    World Wide Technology, Inc. is a systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to the commercial, government and telecom sectors. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers manage the planning, procurement and deployment of IT products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS‎); NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs over 1,400 people and operates more than 1.5 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.

    www.wwt.com

Strategic Partners

  • Egon Zehnder

    Egon Zehnder was founded in 1964 with a distinctive vision and structure aimed at achieving two basic goals - to place our clients' interests first and to lead our profession in creating value for our clients through the assessment and recruitment of top-level management resources. The most fundamental expression of our client-first vision resides in our structure, which is unique to our profession. Our 390 consultants, operating from 63 wholly owned offices in 37 countries, are organized around a single-profit center partnership. This is designed to eliminate competitive barriers between our offices. It allows us to operate seamlessly when engagements call for us to mobilize across many offices in a country or a region. Large or small, local or global, our clients benefit from our structure by having access to our most relevant resources and relationships wherever they may reside. Underpinning this unique structure is our private ownership. We have chosen to operate our firm independent of any outside interests and are motivated solely by a desire to exceed our clients' expectations.

    http://www.egonzehnder.com
  • Heidrick & Struggles

    Heidrick & Struggles actively solves business problems for our clients every day. Through our Leadership Advisory framework, we help companies attract, develop and retain the world’s most talented individuals. For almost 60 years, we have focused on quality service and built strong leadership teams through our relationships with clients and individuals worldwide. Today, Heidrick & Struggles leadership experts operate from principal business centers in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

    http://www.heidrick.com
  • Korn Ferry

    At Korn Ferry, we design, build, attract and ignite talent. Since our inception, clients have trusted us to help recruit world-class leadership. Today, we are a single source for leadership and talent consulting services to empower businesses and leaders to reach their goals. Through our vision, research and tools across 80 offices and 3,700 employees, we convert potential into greatness. Our solutions range from executive recruitment and leadership development programs, to enterprise learning, succession planning, and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). Organizations around the world trust Korn Ferry to manage their talent – a responsibility we meet every day with passion, expertise, integrity and results.

    https://www.kornferry.com
  • Russell Reynolds Associates

    Russell Reynolds Associates is a premier provider of senior-level executive search and assessment, serving clients globally for 40 years. We advise our clients on recruiting and retaining outstanding and impactful leaders, and help them mitigate the risks associated with senior level appointments. We are a private firm with 39 offices across North and South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, covering all major business regions including Africa, Eastern Europe and Russia, the Middle East and the South Pacific. We leverage our collective expertise to identify and assess leaders who can support the growth and success of our client organizations. Our 300 experienced consultants are supported by a global research network We complete more than 2,000 assignments annually, across a broad range of industries and functional roles.

    http://www.russellreynolds.com
  • Spencer Stuart

    Founded in 1956 and privately owned, Spencer Stuart is one of the world's leading executive search consulting firms. We are the advisor of choice among top companies seeking guidance and counsel on senior leadership needs. We have unrivalled access to leading executives around the world. Our clients range across industries, from the world's largest companies to medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups. We operate out of 51 offices in 27 countries. Last year we conducted more than 4,000 assignments around the world. Our team of more than 300 consultants possesses a unique blend of professional search experience and industry expertise. Consultants are organized in practices and work in teams, often across international boundaries that maximize sector specialization and knowledge-sharing. These client service teams are supported by first-rate associates and researchers, and backed by state-of-the-art technology. We place quality at the center of everything we do and solicit candid feedback at every opportunity in order to continually improve our service to clients. We channel our knowledge and expertise into a wide range of publications for the benefit of existing and prospective clients.

    https://www.spencerstuart.com

Alliance Partners

  • Amplify Partners

    Amplify Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm committed to redefining IT infrastructure, invests in technical entrepreneurs pursuing the multi-hundred-billion dollar Infrastructure 2.0 disruption. Amplify helps talented founders build valuable businesses by investing the right amount of early-stage capital and providing active company-building assistance. Amplify offers the unique combination of deep domain expertise, early-stage focus and a network of Venture AmplifiersTM to improve outcomes for infrastructure entrepreneurs.

    http://www.amplifypartners.com
  • Glynn Capital

    Glynn Capital is focused on investments in leading private and public technology growth companies. We seek to be long-term investors in a limited number of excellent companies with world-class management teams, sustainable business models, and long-term growth potential.

    http://www.glynncapital.com/
  • Greylock Partners

    Greylock Partners backs entrepreneurs who are building disruptive, market-transforming consumer and enterprise software companies. We invest in companies that define new markets, including Airbnb, AppDynamics, Cloudera, Docker, Dropbox, Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD), Medium, Nextdoor, Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) and Workday (NYSE: WDAY).

    http://www.greylock.com
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners

    Lightspeed Venture Partners is an early stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends in the Enterprise and Consumer sectors. For over two decades, the Lightspeed partners have backed and helped build more than 250 companies globally, many of which have become market leaders. Lightspeed’s strategy is to be the first or lead institutional investor in companies with high growth potential in markets capable of supporting the creation of large, valuable enterprises. The Firm currently manages over $4 billion of committed capital and has invested in companies like AppDynamics, DataStax, Fusion-io, MuleSoft, Nest, Nicira.

    http://lsvp.com
  • Sequoia Capital

    Sequoia is a venture firm with a 40+ year track record of partnering with daring entrepreneurs. Founded in 1972, we’ve been early business partners with many of technology’s biggest companies (Apple, Google, Oracle, Cisco, and more) along with many emerging leaders (WhatsApp, Palo Alto Networks, ServiceNow, FireEye, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Airbnb, etc).

    https://www.sequoiacap.com

Association Partners

  • SIM New York Metro

    SIM is an association of senior IT executives, prominent academicians, selected consultants, and other IT thought leaders built on the foundation of local chapters, who come together to share and enhance their rich intellectual capital for the benefit of its members and their organizations. SIM members strongly believe in and champion: The alignment of IT and business as a valued partnership; The creation and sharing of best practices; The effective, efficient and innovative business use of information technology to continuously bring to market valuable products and services; IT management and leadership skills development that enables our members growth at each stage of their career; The replenishment and education of future IT leaders including a strong role in influencing university curriculums and continuing education; Working with the IT industry to shape its direction; Policies and legislation that stimulate innovation, economic development, healthy competition and IT job creation; Serving our communities and the industry through giving and outreach

    http://nysim.org/

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Room rate is $289/night. This rate expires on March 7, 2019.

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The CIO Executive Leadership Summit is created for CIOs/IT leaders. It also has strong appeal to leaders interested in better positioning their organizations and themselves for what's ahead in business and to achieve the greatest benefits through the use of information technology. 

To ensure a high quality environment and to maximize the networking experience, all attendees must be:

  • Employed C-Level executives (non-vendor) or equivalent, CIOs, Direct Reports of CIOs, or Senior Most IT Professional in an organization with $200M or greater revenue, or from not-for-profit or government organizations with comparable size

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  • Full time academicians

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