CIO Cloud Summit | November 11-13, 2018 | Westin Kierland Resort & Spa - Scottsdale, AZ, USA

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Keynote Presentation

Visionary speaker presents to entire audience on key issues, challenges and business opportunities

Keynote Presentations give attending delegates the opportunity to hear from leading voices in the industry. These presentations feature relevant topics and issues aligned with the speaker's experience and expertise, selected by the speaker in concert with the summit's Content Committee." title="Keynote Presentations give attending delegates the opportunity to hear from leading voices in the industry. These presentations feature relevant topics and issues aligned with the speaker's experience and expertise, selected by the speaker in concert with the summit's Content Committee.

Executive Visions

Panel moderated by Master of Ceremonies and headed by four executives discussing critical business topics

Executive Visions sessions are panel discussions that enable in-depth exchanges on critical business topics. Led by a moderator, these sessions encourage attending executives to address industry challenges and gain insight through interaction with expert panel members." title="Executive Visions sessions are panel discussions that enable in-depth exchanges on critical business topics. Led by a moderator, these sessions encourage attending executives to address industry challenges and gain insight through interaction with expert panel members.

Thought Leadership

Solution provider-led session giving high-level overview of opportunities

Led by an executive from the vendor community, Thought Leadership sessions provide comprehensive overviews of current business concerns, offering strategies and solutions for success. This is a unique opportunity to access the perspective of a leading member of the vendor community." title="Led by an executive from the vendor community, Thought Leadership sessions provide comprehensive overviews of current business concerns, offering strategies and solutions for success. This is a unique opportunity to access the perspective of a leading member of the vendor community.

Think Tank

End user-led session in boardroom style, focusing on best practices

Think Tanks are interactive sessions that place delegates in lively discussion and debate. Sessions admit only 15-20 participants at a time to ensure an intimate environment in which delegates can engage each other and have their voices heard." title="Think Tanks are interactive sessions that place delegates in lively discussion and debate. Sessions admit only 15-20 participants at a time to ensure an intimate environment in which delegates can engage each other and have their voices heard.

Roundtable

Interactive session led by a moderator, focused on industry issue

Led by an industry analyst, expert or a member of the vendor community, Roundtables are open-forum sessions with strategic guidance. Attending delegates gather to collaborate on common issues and challenges within a format that allows them to get things done." title="Led by an industry analyst, expert or a member of the vendor community, Roundtables are open-forum sessions with strategic guidance. Attending delegates gather to collaborate on common issues and challenges within a format that allows them to get things done.

Case Study

Overview of recent project successes and failures

Case Studies allow attending executives to hear compelling stories about implementations and projects, emphasizing best practices and lessons learned. Presentations are immediately followed by Q&A sessions." title="Case Studies allow attending executives to hear compelling stories about implementations and projects, emphasizing best practices and lessons learned. Presentations are immediately followed by Q&A sessions.

Focus Group

Discussion of business drivers within a particular industry area

Focus Groups allow executives to discuss business drivers within particular industry areas. These sessions allow attendees to isolate specific issues and work through them. Presentations last 15-20 minutes and are followed by Q&A sessions." title="Focus Groups allow executives to discuss business drivers within particular industry areas. These sessions allow attendees to isolate specific issues and work through them. Presentations last 15-20 minutes and are followed by Q&A sessions.

Analyst Q&A Session

Moderator-led coverage of the latest industry research

Q&A sessions cover the latest industry research, allowing attendees to gain insight on topics of interest through questions directed to a leading industry analyst." title="Q&A sessions cover the latest industry research, allowing attendees to gain insight on topics of interest through questions directed to a leading industry analyst.

Vendor Showcase

Several brief, pointed overviews of the newest solutions and services

Taking the form of three 10-minute elevator pitches by attending vendors, these sessions provide a concise and pointed overview of the latest solutions and services aligned with attendee needs and preferences." title="Taking the form of three 10-minute elevator pitches by attending vendors, these sessions provide a concise and pointed overview of the latest solutions and services aligned with attendee needs and preferences.

Executive Exchange

Pre-determined, one-on-one interaction revolving around solutions of interest

Executive Exchanges offer one-on-one interaction between executives and vendors. This is an opportunity for both parties to make key business contacts, ask direct questions and get the answers they need. Session content is prearranged and based on mutual interest." title="Executive Exchanges offer one-on-one interaction between executives and vendors. This is an opportunity for both parties to make key business contacts, ask direct questions and get the answers they need. Session content is prearranged and based on mutual interest.

Open Forum Luncheon

Informal discussions on pre-determined topics

Led by a moderator, Open Forum Luncheons offer attendees informal, yet focused discussions on current industry topics and trends over lunch." title="Led by a moderator, Open Forum Luncheons offer attendees informal, yet focused discussions on current industry topics and trends over lunch.

Networking Session

Unique activities at once relaxing, enjoyable and productive

Networking opportunities take various unique forms, merging enjoyable and relaxing activities with an environment conducive to in-depth conversation. These gatherings allow attendees to wind down between sessions and one-on-one meetings, while still furthering discussions and being productive." title="Networking opportunities take various unique forms, merging enjoyable and relaxing activities with an environment conducive to in-depth conversation. These gatherings allow attendees to wind down between sessions and one-on-one meetings, while still furthering discussions and being productive.

 

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - CIO Cloud Summit

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Optional Activities

Golf Tournament

 

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration and Greeting

 

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Summit Networking Happy Hour

 

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Welcome Dinner and Panel

The Next Phase of Digital Transformation

Today's digital technologies quickly become commodities, and adoption of emerging technologies provides only temporary edge and differentiation. To stay ahead, you must think bigger and take bigger risks. Do not make the technologies themselves the focal point, but the profound business transformations they make feasible.

Moderated by:

Becky Wanta, COO & CIO, One Degree World View details

 
 

Panelists:

Dave Hudson, CIO, Veritiv View details

 
 

Paige Adams, Group CISO, Zurich Insurance Group View details

 
 

Paul Moulton, EVP & CIO, Costco Wholesale View details

 
 

Julia Anderson, Global CIO, Smithfield Foods View details

 
 
 

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

After Dinner Networking

 

Monday, November 12, 2018 - CIO Cloud Summit

7:15 am - 8:00 am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

 

8:00 am - 8:10 am

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

Presented by:

Daphne Jones, Former CIO for GE and Hospira, Individual View details

 
 
 

8:10 am - 8:45 am

Keynote Presentation

Digital Transformation: A Journey Not a Destination

There are many forces that are driving companies to continue to transform how they do business. Technological advances such as IoT, AI, machine learning, virtual reality and augmented reality are creating demanding expectations from customers, employees and boards. Adding to the complexity of CIOs and CISOs is the increasing threats to the security of the data that is at the heart of digital transformation. This keynote presentation will focus on the realities that this transformation will never end and it is critical to implement both the mindset and processes to treat digital transformation as a journey...not a destination.

Presented by:

Paul Moulton, EVP & CIO, Costco Wholesale View details

 
 
 

8:50 am - 9:25 am

Keynote Presentation

Your Cloud for Smarter Business - Accelerate Your Digital Transformation with Cloud & AI

How can you accelerate your digital transformation journey? With Cloud! Listen and learn what it means when a Cloud is: 

  • Built for all your applications 
  • AI-ready 
  • Secure to the core  

Then, walk away with practical knowledge on how far and fast you can go and grow with an open, flexible Cloud architecture. This includes why and how you will want to migrate, modernize and innovate on Cloud using the latest AI technology and data -- and that's from any data source. 

You won't be locked in. Your options are limitless. You'll be on a clear path to digital transformation complete with rethinking client value and creating new business models.

Sponsored by:

IBM View details

 
 
 

9:30 am - 10:05 am

Keynote Presentation

Digital Transformation: You Know What it is, but are You Actually Executing? Learn How to Win the Digital Race.

Yes, we all know about Digital Transformation. You already know what you need to do. But how confident are you that your executive and IT teams are going to execute on the vision? Do they know how? For some businesses ?transformation? means creating immersive, interacting customer experiences. For others, it's incorporating AI and machine learning into operations. Whatever your goal, we all know we need to digitally transform. You know where you want to go, but what's your success of getting there â?" faster than your competitors? Executing change is about doing things differently. The winners in the Digital Age are the companies who have changed their point of view and transformed from the ground up. 

Learn what you can do in the next six months to change the course of your organization to make sure you're not only in the race, but leading it.

Sponsored by:

TenFour View details

 
 
 

10:15 am - 10:40 am

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

Future of customer service?

Discover Financial has built a successful business around a customer focus and award winning customer service.  As customers evolve away from phone interactions to digital and social channels how can a company maintain that winning formula of customer service?  The discussion will focus on the intersection of emerging technologies like AI and new customer demands and how Discover will maintain its leadership position.

Presented by:

Rich McGhee, SVP, Technology, Discover Financial Services View details

 
 
 

10:45 am - 11:10 am

Executive Exchange

 

Thought Leadership

How Will We Pay for It? - Strategies and Trade-offs to Fund Digital Transformation

Digital transformation delivers a sustainable competitive edge if done right. The multi-million dollar boardroom question that CIOs are often left to address: "how are we going to pay for this?" with ongoing operations consuming 80%-90% of a typical IT budget.

Join this interactive discussion to hear how technology leaders are adopting three specific strategies to reallocate capital & resources to digital growth. That reality requires significant rethinking of cost components and budget trade-offs, and exploring radical options across the entire IT landscape.

Sponsored by:

Rimini Street View details

 
 

Sebastian Grady, President & COO, Rimini Street View details

 
 
 

11:15 am - 11:40 am

Executive Exchange

 

Thought Leadership

Where Are We on Our Journey? Effective Dashboards for Decision Making

How fast are we going? Are we going in the right direction? How much fuel do we have in the tank? These are common questions for those on the move.  Companies on a digital transformation journey need effective dashboards to help them understand the myriad data sources screaming for attention. We will discuss best practices for the various types of dashboards that can be used to make the most important decisions for your company.

Takeaways:

  1. Digital Transformation is providing an increasing amount of data to be understood and analyzed in order to make the right decisions.
  2. Effective dashboards are a key tenet of consuming this onslaught of data.

Sponsored by:

Celonis View details

 
 
 

11:45 am - 12:10 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Thought Leadership

Revolutionizing the WAN

Security is a major concern for enterprises, and the new cloud-first model requires a different, application-driven approach to securing the branch. Enterprise WAN architectures are at an inflection point, either ride the wave of WAN transformation or remain rudderless and adrift in a sea of WAN complacency. Shift to a business-first networking model and liberate your applications from the compromises of existing WAN approaches to accelerate your business.

Sponsored by:

Silver Peak Systems View details

 
 
 

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Networking Luncheon and Panel

Charging Ahead: Speeding Up Transformation Through Disruption

Disruption alters, destroys, but also creates value. You realize the need to act once revenue starts to shift, which is happening at a faster pace than most would think. Disruption can be a great thing if you act upon it, but it's a threat if you watch idly. We will discuss how CIOs and CISOs can be proactive and act on disruption by figuring out how to identify, prioritize and respond.

Moderated by:

Becky Wanta, COO & CIO, One Degree World View details

 
 

Panelists:

Michael Golz, CIO, SAP

 

Larry Quinlan, Global Chief Information Officer, Deloitte View details

 
 

Kathy McElligott, EVP & Chief Information Officer, McKesson Corporation View details

 
 

Donna Kladis, CIO, Techtronics Industries View details

 
 
 

1:35 pm - 2:00 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Thought Leadership

Increase the Speed and Agility of Data Analytics

Hadoop and related technologies for Big Data analytics can deliver tremendous business value, and at a lower cost than traditional data management approaches. But early adopters have encountered challenges and learned lessons over the past few years. In this presentation, we'll discuss: The five worst practices in early Hadoop deployments and how to avoid them Best practices for the right architecture to meet the needs of the business How to ensure highly scalable and elastic Big Data infrastructure.

Sponsored by:

Dell EMC View details

 
 

Matt Maccaux, Global Big Data Practice Lead, Dell EMC View details

 
 
 

2:05 pm - 2:30 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Thought Leadership

Digital Transformation requires agile operating models, orchestrated in the cloud

Moving to the cloud changes the game, but managing the sprawl of private, public, hybrid, and multi-cloud with a diversity of vendors, services, and standards can weigh business down. Digital Transformation requires aggregating, orchestrating, and securing all cloud services. 

Attend this session to explore how a secure digital workspace can help your teams simplify and manage complex multi- and hybrid-cloud infrastructure technology from a single console - allowing connection, collaboration, and innovation from anywhere - on any application, any device, any cloud, at any time. You'll gain insights on: 

  • Providing an always-on workspace without a costly outlay of capital 
  • Ensuring excellent app performance over a resilient network 
  • Matching your IT investment with business needs

Sponsored by:

Citrix View details

 
 

Joseph Baker, Senior Director of Sales Engineering, Enterprise â?, Citrix View details

 
 
 

2:35 pm - 3:00 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

Becoming Software-Industrial

Digitization is changing the world we live in and creating a revolutionary opportunity to transform the most critical industries. Join to hear Sathish Muthukrishnan, Chief Digital & Information Officer for Honeywell Aerospace, discuss how the aerospace industry has been ahead of the innovation curve since we first started flying.?

Presented by:

Sathish Muthukrishnan, CDIO, Honeywell View details

 
 
 

3:05 pm - 3:30 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Executive Boardroom

CA Corporate Strategy Modern Software Factory

The Modern Software Factory is a blueprint for combining agility, automation, insights, and security to transform your digital business - so you can compete to win in the application economy. CA Technologies provides best practices, guidance, and compelling products to help your organization deliver the trust, value, speed and reliability your customers demand.

Sponsored by:

CA Technologies View details

 
 
 

3:35 pm - 4:00 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Executive Boardroom

Zero Trust Privilege for the Modern Threatscape

As traditional network perimeters dissolve, organizations must discard the old model of "trust but verify" which relied on well-defined boundaries. Zero Trust mandates a "never trust, always verify, enforce least privilege" approach to privileged access, from inside or outside the network. Zero Trust Privilege helps organizations grant least privilege access based on verifying who is requesting access, the context of the request, and the risk of the access environment. By implementing least privilege access, organizations minimize the attack surface, improve audit and compliance visibility, and reduce risk, complexity and costs for the modern, hybrid enterprise.

Sponsored by:

Centrify View details

 
 

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4:05 pm - 4:30 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

Data Matters! Attaining Transformation Through Data & Analytics

If digital transformation is a journey, then data is the fuel that will transport your company from here to there. Comprehending and creating insight from data is transformational. Being able to gather and analyze data to generate a competitive edge, creates new opportunities, and promotes innovation. However, to support a pipeline of up-to-date and competitive modern data and analytics, a sound foundation and architecture must be constructed in order to deliver it. 

Presented by:

Vinod Bidarkoppa, SVP Technology, UnitedHealth Group View details

 
 
 

4:35 pm - 5:00 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Executive Boardroom

Avoiding Digital Darwinism - Control the Natural Selection Process in Business Instead of Being Its Victim)

Is your IBM organization ready for digital transformation? It is important to welcome the opportunities afforded by digital transformation and at the same time avoid being digitally disrupted right out of your industry. But where do you start? What exactly is digital transformation? What are the strategies for implementing it?  

In this session, you will learn how to plot a digital transformation strategy that protects and grows your organization. Join Fresche's Robert Savoie, a former CIO, to learn about:  

  1. Modernizing your systems 
  2. HR initiatives for digital transformation 
  3. Responding to challenges when disruption occurs 
  4. The business case for modernizing vs. packaged replacement
  5. Strategies for rip-and-replace vs. protect-and-evolve

Sponsored by:

 
 

5:05 pm - 5:35 pm

Executive Visions Panel

Influencing, and not Just Reacting to, the Business Strategy

Building up digital business hinges on being able to add in information and technology assets and capabilities much earlier into leaders' strategic plans. We will discuss how CIOs are aiming to revamp the dynamics of the provider/consumer relationship in order to have a strategic impact and influence across all levels of the business. 

Moderated by:

Becky Wanta, COO & CIO, One Degree World View details

 
 

Panelists:

Michael Guggemos, CIO, Insight Enterprises View details

 
 

Rajesh Nagarajan, CIO, Celanese View details

 
 

Vish Narendra, VP & CIO, Graphic Packaging International

 

Sukhvinder Singh, CIO, Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.

 
 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Summit Happy Hour

 

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Networking Dinner and Panel

From the War Room to the Board Room; Communication is the Key

Digital transformation is changing how you equip your employees and how your company interacts with customers. It is also changing the role of the CIO and CISO to be a business leader and internal sales leader for transformation. CIOs are now responsible for communicating strategies and recommendations to CxOs, boards and key stakeholders within a company. Join us, during dinner, for a passionate panel discussion with your peers as they share how they are successfully communicating internally to accomplish the company's goals.

Moderated by:

Becky Wanta, COO & CIO, One Degree World View details

 
 

Panelists:

Mark Mincin, SVP & CIO, McAfee View details

 
 

Kevin Summers, Group CIO, Avnet View details

 
 
 

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

After Dinner Networking

 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - CIO Cloud Summit

7:45 am - 8:35 am

Networking Breakfast

 

8:40 am - 8:45 am

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

Moderated by:

Becky Wanta, COO & CIO, One Degree World View details

 
 
 

8:45 am - 9:20 am

Keynote Presentation

CIOs & CISOs: One Foot on the Gas & One Foot on the Brake?

CIOs are facing increasing pressure to guide their companies to rapidly adopt new technologies and solutions to keep their companies competitive in their industry. CISOs are facing increasing pressure to keep their company and its data safe and secure from all threats. Without great vision and cooperation these goals can appear to be at cross purposes.

Takeaways:

  1. CIOs and CISOs are both facing pressures that could seem to be at cross purposes.
  2. CIOs and CISOs must work very closely together to accomplish both their individual organizational goals but also the overarching company goals to thrive.

Presented by:

Scott Dillon, EVP, CTO Head of Technology, Wells Fargo View details

 
 
 

9:25 am - 10:00 am

Keynote Presentation

The Heart of Digital Transformation: Governance

At the heart of a digitally transformed organization is data. Data that can be trusted and securely accessed by everyone in the organization to enable new product creation, superior customer experiences or deeper marketplace insights. To reach this level of maturity, organizations are starting to leverage governance to foster and deliver trusted data to their line of business data consumers.

Sponsored by:

IBM View details

 
 

Scott Buckles, Business Unit Executive - North America Business Analytics and Unified Governance Solutions Sales, IBM View details

 
 
 

10:10 am - 10:35 am

Executive Exchange

 

Executive Boardroom

Avoid digital disruption and keep your business running strategically by deploying Red Hat's flexible and innovative solutions in the cloud

More companies regard emerging technologies as a key element to their growth strategies. Digital Transformation is driving rapid adoption of public clouds to accommodate dynamic business development and operations. The evolution of cloud computing and digital transformation has laid the groundwork for an accelerated wave of emerging technology adoption. Hear how Red Hat can help you grow your business and create a hybrid cloud based on open standards, and best practices to adopt which are critical and necessary to be prepared for future growth. 

Key takeaways: Red Hat can help CIO's get prepared for future growth and help solve IT challenges since digital transformation is driving rapid adoption of public clouds to accommodate dynamic business development and operations. Open source software has made way for many technological advances, including hybrid cloud computing, network automation, big data, social, mobile and containers. As the global leader in enterprise-class open source software solutions, Red Hat and its partners are well-positioned to help customers achieve operational excellence and continue to innovate so they can effectively compete as a digital enterprise.

Sponsored by:

Red Hat View details

 
 
 

10:40 am - 11:05 am

Executive Exchange

 

Thought Leadership

Planning for a Multi-Cloud Future

The promise of the cloud is almost beyond compare; infinite computing resources, unmatched reliability and uptime, instantaneous service availability, simplistic self-service and provisioning, and the low-low prices of a buy by the drink model. These are the reasons behind the rush to the cloud that we are currently experiencing, but the wholesale adoption does bring a downside " as more and more capability is moved to the cloud, more and more cloud providers are utilized since, for the most part, each provider offers only a limited suite of services. The MultiCloud environment that creates a new set of challenges that IT leaders need to overcome, notably resiliency, interoperability/integration, and security and compliance through careful planning and the lessons learned from building complex on premise distributed systems.

Takeaways:

  1. As enterprises move to the cloud, MultiCloud environments will increasingly become the norm, not the exception
  2. Consistent planning and thoughtful architecture will be essential to efficient and effective cloud deployments

 

11:10 am - 11:35 am

Executive Exchange

 

Executive Boardroom

Finding the Right Security Partner: The Difference Between MSSP and MDR

In today's world of increasing cyber threats, selecting the best security partner for your organization can be challenging. With innovative services such as Managed Detection and Response changing the way organizations respond to threats, it's important to understand the difference between traditional MSSPs and MDR providers. This presentation will focus on the realities of using MSSP technologies versus MDR and provide selection recommendation guidelines for CISOs. 

Takeaways: 

  • Vendors can respond to incidents proactively or reactively 
  • Not all MDR vendors are the same 
  • Use a proof of concept to authenticate vendor claims 
  • Validate the vendors regulatory experience

 

11:40 am - 12:05 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Executive Boardroom

Moving Beyond the Hype: Separating AI Fact from Fiction

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is driving unlimited possibilities for companies looking to modernize their business. With digital transformation high on everyone's priority list, AI needs to be an integral part of that strategy and developed in a trusted fashion. In this panel, AI thought leaders will help you to separate the hype from reality and offer suggestions on where you might begin your AI journey.

 

12:10 pm - 12:35 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

The Future of Data Management

Data is at the center of the digital business platform, but in reality, data is everywhere! Things, IT systems, customers, ecosystems, all have data. Organizations need to access, understand, manage and trust data in a flexible and agile manner. Taking an approach of collecting all possible data is becoming clearly impossible, balancing collecting data and connecting to data is the path to modernizing data management.

Presented by:

Jackie Wallace, VP, Data and Analytics, Baker Hughes View details

 
 
 

12:40 pm - 1:05 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

CIO, CISO & Cloud Transformation: Who's Watching the Watcher?

If all InfoSec-related tasks in Information Technology were performed by a member of the Information Security team, we would not need an IT team at all. So should we be asking if we even need an IT team? 

Mark will discuss what IT does in organizations using a hybrid cloud strategy, for Public and Private cloud. What is the practical and good-practice boundary between InfoSec and IT? What are the most important cloud security priorities and who covers what tasks for which?

Presented by:

Mark Mincin, SVP & CIO, McAfee View details

 
 
 

1:05 pm - 1:10 pm

Closing Remarks

Presented by:

Becky Wanta, COO & CIO, One Degree World View details

 
 
 

1:10 pm - 1:45 pm

Grab and Go Luncheon