IT - SUMMIT

CIO Digital Summit:
Creating innovative digital experiences

21 - 23rd June 2022, America 09:00 - 12:41 ET

CIO Digital Summit

Despite the challenges in the global economy there is a real sense of optimism in IT organizations with increased budgets and the return on new digital channels starting to show. This optimism could be short-lived as customers and employees hold their loved brands to a whole new standard of experience. To keep up, companies will have to embrace a whole new toolbox of cultural and digital technology!

Join 70+ senior IT leaders on business-critical challenges and disruptive technology and drive your industry forward collaboratively.

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Why Attend

Connect with 70+ senior leaders for a curated agenda focused on tackling your current business critical challenges and driving industry forward. Our summits are designed to help you.

New connections

Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders

Business trends

Stay current with emerging business trends

Key takeaways

Downloadable and actionable takeaways

New partnerships

Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships

Insights

De-risk new projects by gaining a broad range of insights

New technologies

Understand the impact new technology can make

"I was blown away by the great logistics, diversity of attendees and incredible networking opportunities. I can honestly say I’ve never had so many new relationships and key opportunities from a single meeting."
Bill Sheahan, Vice President
"Congratulations to you all for pulling off a Hybrid Summit with Augmented Reality features that are truly unparalleled in the Industry! Collaborative, Interactive & showcasing leading edge technology ... GDS Summits really set the bar so high that a return to physical conferences might be re-evaluated in the Industry."
Christina Alexander Alexandropoulou, Director Of Security, Four Seasons
"I connected with peers that I know I’ll stay in touch with, including suppliers which have presented a fantastic opportunity for 7-Eleven Global in the future. It may well be the most valuable summit I’ve attended in many years."
Cynthia Richardson, Senior Director, Global Logistics & Merchandising
"The meetings and presentations added value, and needless to say, but that the venue for the Summit was exceptional."
Edward M Shubert, CPA Senior Director, McKesson Corporation
"I made quite a few contacts that will be beneficial to me."
Margaret Bond, Director of Cyber Security, Numotion
"It was one of the best events I have been to, particularly because of the format and topics. Really well done and to all of the team."
Lauren Goodwin, CIO

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Event Agenda

Day one
Day two
Day three

09:00 - 09:15

Sponsor

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks

Intro & Diamond Commentary

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

Making digital transformation work

Sanjay Srivastava Chief Digital Officer, Genpact

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Driving social impact through technology

Gertrude Van Horn CIO, NCH Corporation
Dax Grant Previous CIO of HSBC,
Jennifer Hohman CIO, Seadrill

10:25 - 10:35

Sponsor

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: Driving engagement and innovation in the post pandemic era

Track 2: Cloudvision: Modernize applications to drive innovation and cut costs

Todd Pelletier SVP/GM Sales, Talend

Track 3: Opening the Toolbox: An inquisitive look at next generation game changing tech

Roland Eldridge Head of Strategy & Transformation, TIAA

11:25 - 11:30

11:25 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:10

Sponsor

11:30 - 12:10

Masterclass Breakouts

Track 1: Explore 3 winning strategies to master modern work

Fred Sass Senior Director, Product Marketing, OpenText

Track 2: ITOps in your Hybrid, MultiCloud World

Adithya Sastry Senior Vice President & General Manager, Global Digital Services, Hitachi Vantara

12:11 - 12:41

12:11 - 12:41

Headline Keynote

Hybrid Working Environment- Best Practices for Leaders and Employees

Dr. Elizabeth Xu CTO, CPG, A2C Academy

09:00 - 09:10

Sponsor

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Harnessing the power of technology to reimagine healthcare

Ray Bajaj Chief Technology Officer, Cardinal Health

09:42 - 10:22

09:42 - 10:22

Panel Discussion

Driving Inclusion to drive Innovation- Harnessing the real power of diversity

Rusty Atkinson CIO, Signify Health
Gordon Bitko SVP, (Previously CIO of the FBI), Information Technology Industry Council
Karthik Chakkarapani Chief Information and Digital Officer, Signify

10:22 - 10:32

Sponsor

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

Clearing the Path to Productivity & Better Security

Justin McCarthy Co-Founder & CTO, StrongDM

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: Driving engagement and innovation in the post pandemic era

Track 2: Cloudvision: Modernize applications to drive innovation and cut costs

Todd Pelletier SVP/GM Sales, Talend

Track 3: Opening the Toolbox: An inquisitive look at next generation game changing tech

Roland Eldridge Head of Strategy & Transformation, TIAA

11:26 - 11:56

11:26 - 11:56

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Bold leadership - Preparing for technology leadership at the board level and beyond

Larry Quinlan Global CIO, Deloitte

11:58 - 12:30

11:58 - 12:30

Closing Prime Keynote

Being a digital trailblazer

Isaac Sacolick Author and CIO, StarCIO

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Human Centric Digital Transformation

Karthik Chakkarapani Chief Information and Digital Officer, Signify

09:41 - 10:21

09:41 - 10:21

Panel Discussion

Driving agility and democratisation amidst the shifting governance landscape

Sudhanshu Kairab Vice President Cybersecurity Governance, Risk, & Compliance, Comcast
Al Lindseth Previous SVP at Plains All America Pipeline, Principal , CI5O Advisory Services
Bethany Foote Head of Infrastructure Engineering, Outschool

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

Clearing the Path to Productivity & Better Security

Herman Hesse VP Solutions, StrongDM

10:30 - 11:20

10:30 - 11:20

Roundtable Leaders Panel

Todd Pelletier SVP/GM Sales, Talend
Roland Eldridge Head of Strategy & Transformation, TIAA

11:30 - 12:00

11:30 - 12:00

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Driving customer centricity - The growing link between R&D and IT

Mike Crowe CIO, Colgate Palmolive
Patricia Verduin CTO, Colgate Palmolive, Colgate Palmolive

12:01 - 12:31

12:01 - 12:31

Closing Keynote

Driving collaboration through technology

Ehab Tarabay Global Manger Workplace IT, TMF Group
Dr. Elizabeth Xu CTO, CPG, A2C Academy

12:31 - 12:41

12:31 - 12:41

Insight Break -Closing Comments

Speakers Include

Sanjay Srivastava

Chief Digital Officer

Gertrude Van Horn

CIO

Dax Grant

Previous CIO of HSBC

Jennifer Hohman

CIO

Todd Pelletier

SVP/GM Sales

Roland Eldridge

Head of Strategy & Transformation

Fred Sass

Senior Director, Product Marketing

Herman Hesse

VP Solutions

Adithya Sastry

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Global Digital Services

Dr. Elizabeth Xu

CTO, CPG

Ray Bajaj

Chief Technology Officer

Rusty Atkinson

CIO

Gordon Bitko

SVP, (Previously CIO of the FBI)

Karthik Chakkarapani

Chief Information and Digital Officer

Justin McCarthy

Co-Founder & CTO

Larry Quinlan

Global CIO

Isaac Sacolick

Author and CIO

Patricia Verduin

CTO, Colgate Palmolive

Sudhanshu Kairab

Vice President Cybersecurity Governance, Risk, & Compliance

Al Lindseth

Previous SVP at Plains All America Pipeline, Principal

Bethany Foote

Head of Infrastructure Engineering

Mike Crowe

CIO

Patricia Verduin

CTO, Colgate Palmolive

Ehab Tarabay

Global Manger Workplace IT

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Audience Interaction

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Interactive Live Polling

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Direct connections

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Relationship building

Build stronger connections with leading executives that you will take with you through your career

Thought Leadership

Content and insight from industry experts when it matters most

Intelligent interaction

Interactive quizzes gamify your experience

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