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June 2, 2011 / Governing Body Private Dinner

6:00pm Governing Body Private Dinner

A CIO Leadership Journey

Dinner Keynote

The Honorable Dale W. Meyerrose
Former Associate Director & CIO
Office of National Intelligence
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After joining Harris Corporation in 2009, The Honorable Dale W. Meyerrose brought the poise, leadership and determination he developed during his distinguished military and government career to his new private sector role. In this inspirational presentation, Meyerrose will share his personal leadership journey, from entering the Air Force in 1975 to serving as CIO for three U.S. Air Force commands and three unified combatant commands, and his Presidential appointment as the first CIO for the Intelligence community. With an in-depth understanding of the CIO role in the military, public and private sectors, Meyerrose offers insight into how CIOs can elevate their leadership to a new level.

June 3, 2011 / Conference

8:00am - 9:00am Opening Keynote

Collaborative Innovation as a Driver for Enterprise Transformation

Keynote sponsored by: IBM

Dr. Françoise LeGoues
VP of Innovation Initiatives, Office of the CIO
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IBM’s Chairman Sam Palmisano has defined innovation as, “The intersection of invention and insight.” In a company of more than 400,000 employees in 170 countries, how does one find this intersection, and how does one leverage it to help transform the enterprise?

Dr. Françoise LeGoues will discuss the tools, programs and processes used by the IBM CIO’s organization to enable collaborative innovation throughout IBM, and to identify, pilot, nurture and eventually bring to maturity those innovative solutions that are transforming the way IBMers do their job. She will also review a few examples of new technologies and solutions that have been introduced through this process to the IBM population and to IBM’s clients.

9:00am - 9:30am


9:30am - 10:30am Breakout Sessions

Spotlight on Mobile

Executive Discussion

Jim Fortner
VP of IT, Operations and Applications Managment
The Procter & Gamble Company
Barb Kew
Hill-Rom, Inc.
Kevin Ledford
Chiquita Brands International, Inc.
George Photakis
Anchor Hocking Company
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Mobile technologies are changing the way we do business, and even conservative companies are no longer able to take a pedestrian approach. Join this panel of trailblazing IT leaders who believe that by making the right investments, CIOs can leverage this new era of mobile computing to create, innovate and drive long-term enterprise strategy. This candid conversation will highlight three case studies of mobile device integration — from vision to execution and the real-life challenges faced along the way.

Session discovery topics:
• The business case — leveraging mobile devices for greater efficiency
• Challenging objections — tackling the ‘what ifs’ that keep you up at night
• Value generation — ROI and lessons learned from adopting at an accelerated rate

The Militarization of Cyberspace: What You Need to Know

Best Practice

Doug Ross
Western & Southern Financial Group
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In early 2010, computer security experts were startled to discover that Google, Adobe and dozens of other large companies had been systematically penetrated by well-funded and highly disciplined attackers. The assault, subsequently labeled ‘Operation Aurora’, raised alarms not only among private enterprise but also in governmental entities around the world. One commentator called it “the closest thing to an act of war to happen since 9/11.”

What are the implications of Aurora and more recent attacks on large companies? Join Doug Ross as he shares principles related to understanding the new threat landscape and what some organizations are doing to help mitigate the risks.

10:30am - 11:00am


11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout Sessions

Building Global Know-How at YUM! Brands

Best Practice

Dickie Oliver
VP of Global IT
YUM! Brands, Inc.
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YUM! Brands is on a journey to build global know-how across the organization. As the world’s largest restaurant company in terms of system units with nearly 38,000 restaurants in more than 110 countries and territories, and more than 1.4 million employees, this is no small task. The tools being used to build this ‘know-how’ foundation are focused on four key areas: social, online training, high-def video and global search. VP of Global IT, Dickie Oliver will describe how YUM! is using these foundational pieces to build a framework that will enable global ‘know-how’ sharing to become a core piece of their corporate culture.

A Blueprint for Successful Business Intelligence

Executive Discussion

Deven Mehta
Deputy Director, Department and Administrative Services, OAKS
State of Ohio
Kumar Rachuri
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Spencer Wood
CIO, Ohio Department of Transportation
State of Ohio
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At the heart of any successful business intelligence venture is a robust business strategy that takes into consideration not only the technology available, but a comprehensive understanding of the end-user needs. Joined by two state CIOs, Kumar Rachuri and Spencer Wood, Deven Mehta will describe how they harnessed the frustration of more than 100 autonomous business units, each with a unique, separate and distinct mission within the enterprise, to build a BI program that enables efficiency and effectiveness within the state agencies. With Kumar and Spencer’s leadership in the state’s Multi-Agency CIO Advisory Council, Mehta spearheaded the nationally recognized ‘think global, act local’ approach BI program. These three BI savvy executives will share the successes and hardships of implementation, including best practices in strategy, framework, and organization approach to business intelligence, analytics and performance management initiatives.

12:00pm - 12:30am


12:30pm - 2:00pm Luncheon Keynote

Creative Engineers: The Next Generation of IT


Donald Marinelli
Professor, Drama and Arts Management & Executive Producer, Entertainment Technology Center
Carnegie Mellon University
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CIOs take notice — the line between artist and scientist is blurring. Business acumen, innovation and technical brokerage skills will be critical to future high performers, but where will we find such talent?

Donald Marinelli, a Carnegie Mellon University drama professor, has boldly crossed over to the world of computer science, establishing what many consider the world’s leading cross-disciplinary program. Join Marinelli as he explores the next generation of interactivity, the technologies that will enable these advances and his methodology for inspiring students to cultivate their dreams.

2:00pm - 2:30pm


2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout Sessions

Transformational Journeys: Becoming a Strategic Enabler

Best Practice

Russ Mayer
GE Healthcare
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An organization growing from $4B to $17B in twelve years results in a dramatic transformation for the business and fascinating challenges for the IT group. Russ Mayer and his IT team at GE Healthcare have worked hard to improve internal systems and end user interactions, not only to meet these challenges, but to also become strategic enablers to the business. By reinforcing a culture of empowerment within his team and creating opportunities for IT to drive top line growth, cash, and operating profit, Mayer and his IT group have found progressive and agile ways to leverage information technology within GE Healthcare. In this session, Mayer shares how he’s helping to drive the most competitive advantage across his organization.

4:00pm - 5:00pm Closing Keynote

A Global CEO’s Vision for a Digital Future

Keynote sponsored by: Tata Consultancy Services

Bob McDonald
Chairman of the Board, President & CEO
The Procter & Gamble Company
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Bob McDonald has set a clear vision for The Procter & Gamble Company — to touch and improve more consumers’ lives, in more parts of the world, more completely. To do this, P&G, whose products are sold in roughly 180 countries, must operate with the speed and agility of a company a fraction of its size. Under McDonald’s leadership, P&G is leveraging technology innovation with a focus on becoming the first company to be fully digitized from end to end. Going digital allows P&G to increase speed, agility, productivity and, importantly, create deeper relationships with consumers. Join McDonald as he shares how IT is enabling this digitization journey and creating a stronger future for P&G.

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Closing Reception