New York CIO Executive Summit

June 28, 2018 | Pier Sixty, at Chelsea Piers

June 28, 2018
Pier Sixty, at Chelsea Piers

Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the New York CIO Executive Summit.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today:

Investing in your people and the right technologies

Innovating with advanced technologies and new delivery models

Influencing business stakeholders and enterprise outcomes

New York CIO Governing Body


The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

Miles Braffett

Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
SVP & CIO

Andre Bromes

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc
SVP & CIO

Kenneth Corriveau

Omnicom Media Group
SVP, CIO Worldwide

Warren Kudman

Turner Construction Company
VP & Chief Information Officer

Dr. Donald Lemma

Amneal Pharmaceuticals
SVP

Earl Newsome

Praxair, Inc.
VP & CIO

Atefeh Riazi

United Nations
Assistant Secretary General & Chief Information Technology Officer

Michael Smith

The Estée Lauder Companies
Chief Information Officer

Agenda


June 27, 2018

6:00pm - 8:30pm  Governing Body Welcome Reception

One Mission. One Goal. One Team.

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Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour

America’s First African American Female Combat Pilot, Author

She answers to “FlyGirl” and make no mistake – Vernice FlyGirl Armour earned those wings. She flew the AH-1W SuperCobra attack helicopter during Operation Iraqi Freedom and became the first African-American female combat pilot in U.S. Armed Forces history. Drawing inspiration and leadership lessons straight from the heat of battle, FlyGirl challenges executives and organizations to “get gutsy” by harnessing the power of a Breakthrough Mentality Mindset and overcoming personal and professional setbacks. FlyGirl now travels the globe with one mission and one goal: to give you “permission to engage” your teams like never before.

June 28, 2018 - morning

7:00am - 7:45am  Registration & Breakfast

7:45am - 8:50am  Keynote

Catch Me If You Can

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Frank W. Abagnale

Cybersecurity & Fraud Prevention Expert, Best-Selling Author & Subject of Catch Me If You Can

Frank Abagnale provides entertaining insight into his life as the notorious imposter of the 1960s; a thrilling story told in the award-winning movie and Broadway musical, Catch Me If You Can. By age 21, Abagnale was known as America's most gifted con man, successfully impersonating an airline pilot, pediatrician, stockbroker, college professor, and assistant attorney general, all while cashing $2.5 million in forged checks. Audiences will experience an emotional roller coaster ride as motivational speaker Frank Abagnale describes his escapades and reveals how he learned to live on the right side of the law.

8:50am - 9:20am  Networking Break

9:20am - 10:10am  Breakout Session

Show Me the Data — A Platform Programmed to Deliver

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Ishit Vachhrajani

Global CTO

A+E Networks

It’s time to remove your organization’s last isolating barrier — the virtual silo — with breakthrough data that cuts straight to the heart of what your business needs to solve. Along its recent transformational journey, A+E Networks elevated the “tell me” conversation of its virtual assistant interface to enhance a powerful “show me” digital data platform. Key decision-makers throughout the business now see, hear and grasp how relevant data can answer core questions in day-to-day operations. A+E Network CTO Ishit Vachhrajani shares what his team has learned — from technology to change management — in its quest to create a groundbreaking data platform.

9:20am - 10:10am  Breakout Session

Transforming Industries Through Blockchain

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Kathryn Harrison

Director of Global Offering Mgmt., IBM Blockchain Platform

Reimagine and disrupt your industry with blockchain, enabled by cognitive and cloud technologies. Blockchain helps forward-thinking leaders accelerate innovation and transform business networks across all industries, including finance, healthcare, government and manufacturing. It enables global business transactions to be made with less friction and more trust. In this session, learn the benefits of digitizing your transaction workflows, ranging from creating trusted identities and food safety to trade finance and healthcare data exchanges. Join in to learn how to become blockchain-ready, including how to overcome issues around privacy, confidentiality, audits, performance and scale.

9:20am - 10:10am  Executive Boardroom

The Scope and Scale of Digital Transformation

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Andre Bromes

SVP & CIO

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc

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Anna Ransley

CIO

Heineken USA

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TK Kader

SVP, Strategy and Alliances

Marketo

Ask a room full of CIOs about digital transformation, and you’re likely to draw a wide range of progressive approaches to technology’s all-encompassing modus operandi. See and hear for yourself as we assemble a boardroom full of CIOs committed to propelling their organizations into the bold, new digital age. Learn how peers are scaling digital initiatives to drive company-wide innovation. Discuss integration success stories and growing pains from this transformational journey that reinvents the way organizations do business.

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CIOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact:

Monica Mast

971-222-2385

9:20am - 10:10am  Executive Boardroom

Becoming Agile and Staying Agile

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Warren Kudman

VP & Chief Information Officer

Turner Construction Company

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Michael Healy

CIO

AXA Financial, Inc.

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Steven Wolk

CTO

P.C. Richard & Son, Inc.

Agile methodologies are an increasingly attractive way for organizations accelerate the pace of innovation. Yet transitioning to new modes of work can create friction for existing employees, and success depends on buy-in across the organization. And for companies already operating in an agile dev-ops structure, what steps can take it to the next level? In this boardroom, CIOs will share their wisdom and challenges in transitioning to, and maximizing, agile methodologies.

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CIOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact:

Monica Mast

971-222-2385

10:10am - 10:40am  Networking Break

10:40am - 11:30am  Breakout Session

Diversity in Leadership — Shoot for the North Star

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Janet Sherlock

CIO

Ralph Lauren Corp.

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Michelle Garvey

CIO

J. Crew Group, Inc.

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Deanna Johnston

CIO

Shiseido America Corporation

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Samir Saini

IT Commissioner and CIO

NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications

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Rhonda Vetere

President, Data & Analytics

nThrive

It doesn’t take a progressive CIO to value diversity in the upper echelons of IT leadership. But take a mental snapshot of your technology team — how proactive have you been to create leadership pathways for your organization’s most promising women and minorities? Ralph Lauren CIO Janet Sherlock formed this panel to diversify the narrative. What steps should IT leaders take to give more women and minorities a legitimate voice in leadership? Just as Sherlock advises female high potentials “to find and follow your North Star,” this panel points a compass toward driving innovation forward with a more developed diversity platform.

10:40am - 11:30am  Breakout Session

Think Your Network is Safe? Check All Your Endpoints

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Loren Roberts

Senior Security Advisor

HP Inc. Print Security Solutions

While you invest time, resources and millions of dollars in protecting endpoints and network perimeter, are you addressing one of the largest footprints of your network? You may be allowing hackers and malware to take the easy route to your organization’s network and data. Loren Roberts will share real-world breach examples of how some of the most secure organizations are still lagging in overall security for critical endpoints like printers. Roberts will share best practices on how to secure these valuable endpoints in the most effective way.

10:40am - 11:30am  Executive Boardroom

Cloud Exploration from the CIO Perch

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Dean Del Vecchio

EVP, CIO & Head of Enterprise Shared Services

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

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Kevin Field

VP, IT & CIO

FAIRCO

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Dennis Pannuto

EVP, Global Technology & Operations

A+E Networks

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Marc Saffer

SVP, IT

Global Brands Group

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Phillip Moyer

Director, Financial Services

Amazon Web Services

Whether you’re running an aggressive cloud-first strategy or floating along in the hybrid cloud, each CIO’s cloud journey is a relevant roadmap for peers in pursuit of the configuration sweet spot. This boardroom draws on the collective wisdom of technology leaders at various stages of cloud migration. What new business capabilities has the cloud unlocked? Are you embracing the full value of cloud, and if not, what is holding you back? Come ready to exchange views from your collective cloud experience.    

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CIOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact:

Monica Mast

971-222-2385

10:40am - 11:30am  Executive Boardroom

Look Who’s Talking Now — Digitally Enhanced Customer Experience

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Lakith Leelasena

CIO, Client Technology

JPMorgan Chase

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Adam Noble

SVP & CIO

GAF

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Elizabeth Reyes

CIO

New York City Employees’ Retirement System

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Stephanie Moore

EVP, Client Strategy

Globant

By 2020, Gartner predicts the average person will have more conversations with bots than with his or her spouse. As emerging technologies like AI reshape the digital landscape, businesses are exploring new ways to create smart and engaging digital customer experiences. Carve out some valuable face-to-face time with technology peers innovating around exciting new developments in this space. Discuss what investments your peers are making, early success stories and the benefits of connecting your enterprise to a more intelligent, digitally enhanced customer experience.

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CIOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact:

Monica Mast

971-222-2385

June 28, 2018 - mid-afternoon

11:30am - 12:00pm  Networking Break

12:00pm - 1:10pm  Keynote

Inspiring Innovation and Driving Growth Starts with Culture

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Michael Smith

Chief Information Officer

The Estée Lauder Companies

Organizations that thrive, those that not only survive industry change but are the ones leading it, often have one thing in common: a strong culture. Establishing a strong and unified culture helps employees align around a strategic vision, and pivot and evolve when needed. In this keynote, Michael Smith examines the approaches he's taken in his career to developing a strong culture, one that brings out the best in his teams and organizations to help inspire breakthrough innovation and drive growth.


1:10pm - 1:40pm  Networking Break

June 28, 2018 - afternoon

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Breakout Session

The Chief Digital Officer — CIO Partner … or Threat?

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Scott Blandford

Chief Digital Officer, TIAA & CIO, Retirement & Individual Services, TIAA

TIAA Financial Services

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Tricia Blair

Chief Digital Officer

Aon Affinity

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Bob Lord

Chief Digital Officer

IBM

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Ritesh Patel

Chief Digital Officer

Ogilvy Consulting

As widespread and welcome as digital disruption may be, technology is simultaneously redefining roles along the C-suite. If you’re a CIO, what does this mean for you? Is a chief digital officer supporting your strategic efforts or threatening your turf? Join our distinguished panel of leading chief digital officers for a frank discussion on how digital leadership roles are evolving, blending and effectively aligning around a common platform. How can CIOs and CDOs co-exist, and even better, combine forces to drive transformation at their companies? In the enlightened pursuit of a true digital customer experience, hear about the core capabilities will define the coming decade.

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Breakout Session

AI at Enterprise Scale

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Ed Abbo

President and CTO

C3 IoT

Digital Transformation, powered by IoT and AI, changes the way products are designed, manufactured, sold, delivered and serviced. It changes business processes, management practices and information systems. It changes everything about the nature of customer relationships, customer expectations, the supply chain, pricing models and customer service. And it changes the nature of work. The benefits are breathtaking and no industry will remain untouched. Ed Abbo will discuss the application of AI, IoT and model-driven software architectures to realize digital transformation of the enterprise.

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Free the Data, Find the Insight

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Lisa Baldwin

CIO

Tiffany & Co.

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Kenneth Corriveau

SVP, CIO Worldwide

Omnicom Media Group

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Dana Wolf

VP, Product

Fastly

Data is the lifeblood of the organization, and to enable healthy business growth, it must flow freely. CIOs are building the infrastructure that allows the free movement of this critical business intelligence, yet seamlessly linking silos of information across manufacturing, finance, retail and more is no small task. In this interactive discussion, CIOs will discuss ways they are enabling the discovery of cross-functional insights, efficiencies and optimized solutions through data analytics strategies that serve the enterprise as a whole.  

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CIOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact:

Monica Mast

971-222-2385

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Sorting Out the Tech Talent Shortage

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Alex Bazay

CTO/ CIO

Gruss Capital Management

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Jean-Michel Kientz

SVP & CIO

Fast Retailing

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Nitin Patel

CIO

New York Department of Citywide Administrative Services

Technology talent is a precious commodity. From developers to security professionals, the demand for workers is outpacing the supply. Add in the flight risk for current staff, and CIOs face an uphill battle to attract and retain the tech talent they need. For 50 minutes, set aside the war for talent and join your peers for a constructive dialogue focused on best practices to grow and retain the ranks of technology workers across the region.

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CIOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact:

Monica Mast

971-222-2385

2:30pm - 2:50pm  Networking Break

2:50pm - 3:40pm  Breakout Session

The Strategic Clarity of 2020 IT Vision

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Allen Look

CIO

SI Group, Inc.

As technology races to match the pace of business, it becomes ever more important to get clarity on where you’re going and how you and your executive team will get there together. What is your collective IT vision for 2020 and beyond? How well does it dovetail into your organization’s comprehensive strategy? Instead of watching another brilliant IT blueprint collect dust on the shelf, devise your next winning game plan. Allen Look shares his vision for how to create a technology strategy that responds to marketplace demands, earns executive team buy-in throughout and deploys critical capabilities to achieve ultimate success.

2:50pm - 3:40pm  Breakout Session

Digital Ambition – How CIOs Can Redefine Business

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Humberto Matas

Global Managing Director, Designit

Wipro Ltd

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Nitin Patel

CIO

New York Department of Citywide Administrative Services

As organizations blaze the transformational path of new digital opportunity, the relevant CIO must be at the wheel — aligning all stakeholders, maneuvering past obstacles and driving higher aspirations.  Humberto Matas advocates for bold execution around clearly defined business goals to command full investment in digital initiatives. From strategy and design through data and delivery, discover how influential CIOs can aim far beyond technology prowess to realize an organization’s digital promise.

2:50pm - 3:40pm  Executive Boardroom

Augmenting Your Grasp on Emerging Technologies

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Richard Entrup

Global CIO

Christie's Inc.

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Greg Fittinghoff

CIO

Fashion Institute of Technology

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Earl Newsome

VP & CIO

Praxair, Inc.

As more companies put augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality to the test, is your technology team a frontrunner in this space or playing the wait-and-see game? This boardroom covers all the bases in the emerging technology field, from how AR/VR is being applied in business today to how these immersive solutions will change the industry. There are no wrong questions — only the exciting promise of discovering answers — in this peer-driven exchange of how to better organize and take advantage of everything emerging. 

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CIOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact:

Monica Mast

971-222-2385

3:40pm - 4:00pm  Networking Break

4:00pm - 4:40pm  Keynote

Next-Generation Enterprise Architecture

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André Christ

Founder and Co-CEO

LeanIX

Organizations need to continuously revamp their technologies to stay competitive and focus on the changing needs of their customers. Constantly increasing speed and vastly growing amounts of data, emerging trends like microservices, IoT, cloud and artificial intelligence greatly increase complexity in IT. At the same time, each new advancement unlocks previously unknown possibilities. André Christ explores what companies need to consider when transitioning to new technologies and how enterprise architecture can help to make digital transformation a success.

4:40pm - 5:20pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

Location


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Pier Sixty, at Chelsea Piers

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For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program contact.

Monica Mast

Senior Program Manager

971-222-2385

monica.mast@evanta.com