IT - SUMMIT

CIO Digital Summit:
Creating innovative digital experiences

20 - 22nd September 2022, America 09:00 - 12:41 EST

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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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

"What I enjoyed the most about it was the interactivity, it’s very rare that you get active participation"
Alex Boehme, CTO, H&M Group
"There was a lot of outreach after the event of individuals wanting to connect and I think that was a great by-product of speaking at the event"
Jeffrey Johnson, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Security Officer, Siemens Health Affairs for North America
"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

Business Innovation Driven by Self-Service Enabled by Embedded Governance

Santosh Kudva Chief Data Officer & CIO , GE Power

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

The Future of IT Delivery- Driving Innovation and Transformation at Scale

George Marootian Executive Vice President, Head of Technology, Natixis Investment Managers
Franco Chirichella CEO, Innovapost & Chief Digital Officer, Canada Post
Brian Rafeedy VP, Cloud Engineering and Architecture, Universal Music Group

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: Optimizing the Cloud To Leverage Transformation

Sponsor:

Janan H. Dakak Sr. Advisor, Data Strategy and Privacy, Informatica

Track 2: The Future of Analytics and BI

Sponsor:

Petr Olmer Sr. Director, Sales Engineering & Enablement, GoodData
Alicia Miller Director, Analytics Research & Technology, IRS

Track 3: Utilizing Digital Tools to Improve Business Outcomes

Steven Michaels VP, Technology Services, Intermountain Healthcare
David Wright Chief Data Officer, Data & Platform Solutions, BNY Mellon

11:25 - 11:30

11:25 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:10

Sponsor

11:30 - 12:10

Masterclass Breakouts

Unlocking the Challenges and Considerations of Cloud Transformation Journeys with Intel

Josh Hilliker Americas Senior Director, Cloud Solutions Architecture Team, Data Center & AI Sales Group, Intel Corporation

12:11 - 12:41

Sponsor

12:11 - 12:41

Headline Keynote

The Future of Digital Experiences is at the Edge

Howie Ross Senior Director Product Management, Edgio

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Misbehaving in Digital Transformation

Minh Hua Human Capability Thought Leader & Global HR Executive,

09:42 - 10:22

09:42 - 10:22

Panel Discussion

Utilizing Data & Analytics to Enable Better Business Outcomes

Ken Pfeil Chief Data Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia
Dr. Ashwani Dev Chief Digital Officer, Vice President Digital Business, Crowley
Nan Li VP AI, ML, & Statistical Practice, Nationwide

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: Optimizing the Cloud To Leverage Transformation

Sponsor:

Janan H. Dakak Sr. Advisor, Data Strategy and Privacy, Informatica

Track 2: The Future of Analytics and BI

Sponsor:

Petr Olmer Sr. Director, Sales Engineering & Enablement, GoodData
Alicia Miller Director, Analytics Research & Technology, IRS

Track 3: Utilizing Digital Tools to Improve Business Outcomes

Steven Michaels VP, Technology Services, Intermountain Healthcare
David Wright Chief Data Officer, Data & Platform Solutions, BNY Mellon

11:26 - 11:56

11:26 - 11:56

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Creating a Security- Conscious Corporate Culture

Jake Margolis CISO, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Adam Gladsden SVP, Head of Cyber Solutions, Swiss Re
Kelli Burns SVP & CISO, Accolade

11:58 - 12:30

Sponsor

11:58 - 12:30

Closing Prime Keynote

Mastering Hybrid Cloud: Generating material improvements in business performance

Richard Warrick Global Research Leader, Cloud Computing, IBM

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Accelerating Digital Transformation is Essential in the Era of Industry 4.0+

Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy Managing Director, Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton

09:41 - 10:21

09:41 - 10:21

Panel Discussion

Leadership Innovation in a Digital World

Joseph Dekonty SVP, IT, Wells Fargo
Jose-Miguel Calderon Carpio Global Commercial Strategy CIO, Global Head of Technology, Johnson & Johnson
Joe Vaughan Chief Technology Officer, Moneygram
Hussein Syed CISO, RWJBarnabas Health

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

10:30 - 11:20

10:30 - 11:20

Roundtable Leaders Panel

Janan H. Dakak Sr. Advisor, Data Strategy and Privacy, Informatica
Alicia Miller Director, Analytics Research & Technology, IRS
Petr Olmer Sr. Director, Sales Engineering & Enablement, GoodData
David Wright Chief Data Officer, Data & Platform Solutions, BNY Mellon

11:30 - 12:00

11:30 - 12:00

Innovation Exchange Keynote

CIO Strategy: Lessons Learned & Future Goals

Bhargavi Sunkara Head of Corporate Technology, BNY Mellon

12:01 - 12:31

12:01 - 12:31

Closing Keynote

10x Digital Innovation

Marina Bellini Former Chief Information & Digital Officer ABInBev, BAT & PepsiCo Latin America,

12:31 - 12:41

12:31 - 12:41

Insight Break -Closing Comments

Speakers Include

George Marootian

Executive Vice President, Head of Technology

Ken Pfeil

Chief Data Officer

Jake Margolis

CISO

Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy

Managing Director, Chief Data Scientist

Marina Bellini

Former Chief Information & Digital Officer ABInBev, BAT & PepsiCo Latin America

Roman Stanek

CEO

Franco Chirichella

CEO, Innovapost & Chief Digital Officer

Brian Rafeedy

VP, Cloud Engineering and Architecture

Janan H. Dakak

Sr. Advisor, Data Strategy and Privacy

Minh Hua

Human Capability Thought Leader & Global HR Executive

Santosh Kudva

Chief Data Officer & CIO

Petr Olmer

Sr. Director, Sales Engineering & Enablement

Alicia Miller

Director, Analytics Research & Technology

Steven Michaels

VP, Technology Services

David Wright

Chief Data Officer, Data & Platform Solutions

Josh Hilliker

Americas Senior Director, Cloud Solutions Architecture Team, Data Center & AI Sales Group

Howie Ross

Senior Director Product Management

Kelli Burns

SVP & CISO

Hussein Syed

CISO

Ken Pfeil

Chief Data Officer

Dr. Ashwani Dev

Chief Digital Officer, Vice President Digital Business

Nan Li

VP AI, ML, & Statistical Practice

Richard Warrick

Global Research Leader, Cloud Computing

Joseph Dekonty

SVP, IT

Jose-Miguel Calderon Carpio

Global Commercial Strategy CIO, Global Head of Technology

Joe Vaughan

Chief Technology Officer

Bhargavi Sunkara

Head of Corporate Technology

An immersive event experience

Experience the new way to network with peers with interactive features including:

Audience Interaction

Engage with a virtual live audience just as you would at a physical event and create meaningful conversations.

Interactive Live Polling

Keep engaged through interactive live polling and gamification tools.

Direct connections

Ask your questions face-to-face with the speakers via our leading stage technology.

Relationship building

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

Intelligent interaction

Interactive quizzes gamify your experience

Thought Leadership

Content and insight from industry experts when it matters most

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