New York CIO Executive Summit

June 22, 2022 | Pier Sixty

June 22, 2022
Pier Sixty

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Collaborate with your peers

Get together with New York's top CIOs to tackle shared business challenges and critical priorities facing your role today. Participate in this one-day, local program with peer-driven topics and interactive discussions with your true C-level peers.

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

Seizing momentum – influencing and leading the enterprise

Empowering talent - engaging and mentoring the enterprise

Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset

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

Kenneth Corriveau

Omnicom Media Group
SVP, CIO Worldwide

Dean Del Vecchio

Guardian Life Insurance
Executive VP, Chief of Operations & Chief Information Officer

Warren Kudman

Turner Construction
SVP & Chief Information Officer

Robert McCowan

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Earl Newsome

Cummins
Chief Information Officer

Anna Ransley

Godiva Chocolatier
Global CIO

Atefeh Riazi

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
CIO

Janet Sherlock

Ralph Lauren Corp
CIO

Michael Smith

Estee Lauder
Chief Information Officer

Deepa Soni

The Hartford
Chief Information Officer

Cindy Taibi

New York Times
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Sigal Zarmi

Morgan Stanley
International CIO & Head of Transformation

What to Expect

Interactive Sessions

Hear from CIO practitioners and thought leaders on how they're solving critical challenges impacting your role today in Keynote sessions, and join smaller, interactive discussions with your peers in Breakout and Boardroom sessions.

Community Networking

Make new connections and catch up with old friends in casual conversations during dedicated time for networking designed to better acquaint you with your New York CIO community.

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a private, one-on-one setting through Evanta's Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

Agenda


June 21, 2022

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

Governing Body Welcome Reception

Governing Body members host this dinner for attendees to launch the event with an evening of peer networking.

June 22, 2022 - morning

7:30am - 8:15am  Registration & Breakfast

8:15am - 9:00am  Keynote

Your Future Is Safe With Change

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Ryan Berman

Co-Founder of Courageous, Author of "Return On Courage"

Guest Speaker

The landscape of business today is cloudy as many of us find ourselves living in a static loop that’s causing a clarity epidemic of epic proportions. Our work forces remain handcuffed – starved for time and unable to do what needs to be done to advance our careers and corporations forward. What if we could flip the script from preservation mode to liberation mode? What if instead of being time starved you could gain the necessary clarity to warp forward. 

Join this session with author and courage expert Ryan Berman as he discusses:

  • Why we desperately need to be courageous

  • How each of us can learn to be more courageous

  • How we can unleash courage in our organizations now, while unveiling ‘the how”

9:00am - 9:30am  Networking Break

9:30am - 10:15am  Breakout Session

Engineering High-Performing Teams for Digital Transformation

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Yelena Pevzner

CIO - Corporate Technology

Ally

Today's CIO knows recruiting the right talent is only half the battle, getting employees to work together and build connections is the key in building high-performing teams. As organizations continue successfully working in hybrid work environments, CIOs continue to look for ways to improve digital experiences. Equipping employees with the right technology will never be successful without the right team and a strong environment behind it.

Join this session and conversation to discuss:

  • Connecting global teams in a virtual environment
  • Building a sense of belonging for all individuals
  • Leveraging social connections to build employee success

9:30am - 10:15am  Breakout Session

Cybersecurity Strategy – Getting Ready for the Next Event

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Courtney Radke

CISO National Retail

Fortinet

Your digital transformation journey must be efficient, effective and secure. Where does cybersecurity fit into your post pandemic IT and digital enablement? With the recent shift in IT priorities, your CISO should be a strategic thinker and an ally who promotes security readiness as you shape your company or organization’s success.

In this session, you will explore:

  • The components of an effective cybersecurity strategy that drive your program and reduce risk

  • Strategies that ensure the major building blocks of your IT transformation are secured

  • Ways to evolve your cybersecurity strategy to align with line of business goals

9:30am - 10:15am  Executive Boardroom

Scaling Automation for Cross-Enterprise Digital Transformation

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Steve Mortefolio

VP Marketing, Automation

IBM

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Carmine Lizza

Chief Information Officer and Global Head of Technology

Lazard Group

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Cindy Taibi

Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

New York Times

Ten years’ worth of digitization occurred in less than a year as companies realized the pressing need to automate their operations to stay relevant and competitive. But while digitizing workloads is a critical way to address skills gaps and labor shortages, it also creates complexity and volumes of data that are difficult to manage.

Join this interactive roundtable to discuss:

  •  Creating an end-to end strategy to scale automation past bots and RPA

  • Driving operational efficiencies while delivering excellent customer service

  •  Manage IT resources to optimize performance and cost, increase observability, and manage incidents

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 your Program Manager, Haydn McKee at haydn.mckee@evanta.com 

9:30am - 10:15am  Executive Boardroom

How to Stand Out as an Employer Recruiting Globally

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Rich Scuteri

Head of Salesforce Practice

Andela

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Lookman Fazal

Chief Information & Digital Officer

NJ Transit

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Eswar Veluri

EVP & CTO

Equinox

The Great Resignation has shown us that talented employees want to work on their own terms, outside of the once-traditional 9-to-5 office culture. For the most in-demand skillsets, competing for talent locally is no longer sustainable. Learn how to expand your search areas to unlock qualified talent with diverse perspectives. 

Join this discussion and converse in topics on:

  • How to get started with hiring remote talent
  • Ways to stand out as a company seeking top remote talent
  • How to hire for niche skillsets from emerging markets

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 your Program Manager, Haydn McKee at haydn.mckee@evanta.com 

10:15am - 10:45am  Networking Break

10:20am - 10:45am  Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a one-on-one setting through Evanta’s Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

10:45am - 11:30am  Breakout Session

Enterprise Cloud Modernization and Migration for Today’s Digital Business Priorities

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Dana Isaacs

CTO, US Financial Services Sector

Kyndryl

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Rachitha Tivakaran

Chief Technology Officer

FIS Global

While uptake of multi-cloud architecture has started to gain momentum, not all businesses are sufficiently prepared to implement cloud roadmaps due to migration and skills-related challenges. Many businesses are taking stock of their applications and developing a phased modernization roadmap to enable appropriate cloud decisions for the future’s increasingly complex hybrid enterprise infrastructure.

Join this interactive session to discuss:

  • How to prioritize applications for modernization and migration
  • Strategic options for both modernization and migration initiatives to achieve key priorities
  • Balancing internal and external resources to drive success

10:45am - 11:30am  Breakout Session

Creating a Human Experience for the Customer Journey

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Naveed Husain

VP, WW Vertical Industry Programs

RingCentral

Two major priorities for CIOs are enabling employees to work more productively and improving the customer experience. Creating a holistic communications system around delivering positive experiences can achieve gains for both priorities. How can these changes support the kind of hyper-personalization and knowledge accumulation that delivers customer satisfaction at every step of the journey?

This session will address:

  • Developing a strategic communications system with the customer journey in mind

  • Creating customer experience synergies by blending capabilities like unified communications and contact centers

  • Real-world challenges and strategies to overcome them

10:45am - 11:30am  Executive Boardroom

People-First Innovation and Transformation

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Mary Adams

Digital Transformation Officer

WalkMe

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Eileen Mahoney

Executive VP & Chief Information Officer

PVH

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Robert McCowan

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

The most successful organizations drive value from their technology investment by considering a people-first approach to implementation. What are some best practices that peers can learn as they seek to accelerate digital innovation and transformation across user experience, employee and customer engagement, product adoption and beyond?

Join this boardroom to explore:

  • Leveraging emerging technologies to accelerate innovation

  • Breaking down silos across the business while enhancing the employee and customer journey

  • Technology enablement to drive IT as a strategic partner and revenue generator

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 your Program Manager, Haydn McKee at haydn.mckee@evanta.com 

10:45am - 11:30am  Executive Boardroom

The Evolving Role of the CIO

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Cesar Cheng

VP & CTO Americas

L'Oreal

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Steven Wolk

Chief Technology Officer

P.C. Richard & Son

The scope of the CIO responsibilities has changed from just 5 years ago, so what will the role look like in another 5 years? CIOs today are carving out a path as business leaders, technology innovators and talent finders. So, what’s in the job description for tomorrow's CIO?

Join this session to discuss:

  • Preparing for what the CIO leadership role will entail in the coming years
  • Delivering at the bottom line while juggling other responsibilities
  • Strategizing how to be a leader who enables others to make quick-decisions

11:30am - 11:40am  Break

June 22, 2022 - mid-afternoon

11:30am - 12:30pm  Lunch Service

12:30pm - 1:05pm  Keynote

Building a Flexible and Agile Future — How CIOs Can Get Ahead Sustainably

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Diana Chong

Global Head of Customer Success

Google Chrome Enterprise

There is no doubt that the workplace has undergone an unprecedented transformation. Organizations are taking their own unique approach to the future of work. CIOs play a critical role in this new environment to find a balance between productivity, security, sustainability, culture and wellbeing. Join this session to learn how CIOs can provide flexibility and agility to future proof their business.

Specifically, this session will cover:

  • Leading a diverse and inclusive workplace through culture, process and technology
  • How business transformation is forcing CIOs to think differently about security prevention
  • Inspiring future sustainability ideas and how these can be technology driven

1:05pm - 1:20pm  Break

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Breakout Session

Championing the Sustainable Enterprise Through IT

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Calvin Hsu

Vice President, Product Management

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Sustainability is a business imperative, and competitive advantage lies with companies that develop a winning sustainability strategy – encompassing environmental, social and governance. By embracing flexible and remote work models, underpinned by more-scalable and lower-emissions infrastructure like virtualization and cloud, in tandem with energy-efficient thin-client devices—businesses can reduce their carbon footprint while benefiting from happier staff and improved productivity.

Join this session to discuss:

  • Leveraging technologies at the convergence of corporate social responsibility standards and business goals
  • Design principles to improve end-to-end sustainability and minimize impact
  • Attracting and retaining talent through sustainability measures and resilient digital workplaces

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Breakout Session

Let's Brainstorm! Solving the Talent Gap

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Dave Harris

Chief Information Officer

Shake Shack

Navigating the talent pool in a post-pandemic work environment has CIOs seeking out solutions to engage their teams and build up new talent. With employee expectations at an all-time high, CIOs are finding now is the time to get creative.

Join this interactive session with CIOs to debate and collaborate on building teams through various scenarios including:

  • Keeping the right people – thinking beyond just retention 

  • Mentoring a multigenerational workforce – creating operational excellence

  • Exploring employee potential – diversifying skill sets

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Building Collaborative Vendor-Client Workforce Models to Drive Engagement

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Stephanie Moore

Senior Vice President Marketing

Softtek

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Jean-Michel Kientz

SVP, Technical Lead - Interconnected Retail

Estee Lauder

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Earl Newsome

Chief Information Officer

Cummins

The tech talent draught is more serious than ever. Not only are there five million more job openings than unemployed workers in the United States, but more than one million engineers are expected to retire in the next four years. Where do organizations turn when digital partners are facing attrition and staffing challenges themselves?

Join this session to discuss:

  • Identifying modern sourcing strategies that rebalance the workforce and drive employee engagement

  • Working hand in hand with vendors to ensure extended teams are engaged in the long-term

  • Rising interest in co-managed digital hubs to keep extended teams engaged

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, your Program Manager, Haydn McKee, at haydn.mckee@evanta.com

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Multi-cloud Data Management – Tackling New Cyber Vulnerabilities

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Rob Thompson

Vice President, East

Veritas

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Manik Patil

VP of Modernization

AIG

A multi-cloud strategy has clear advantages, but there are also challenges with managing these distributed environments. Organizations face silos of data protection solutions across multiple clouds resulting in increased operational costs and fragmented data protection policies that leave the door open to vulnerabilities such as ransomware attacks.

Join this session to discuss:

  • Exposing the hidden cost and cyber vulnerability of cloud native data protection

  • Balancing the pace of application investment while mitigating risk

  • Combating the hidden data management and protection costs in the cloud


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 your Program Manager, Haydn McKee at haydn.mckee@evanta.com 

June 22, 2022 - afternoon

2:05pm - 2:35pm  Networking Break

2:10pm - 2:35pm  Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a one-on-one setting through Evanta’s Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

2:35pm - 3:20pm  Executive Boardroom

Prioritizing Data — Ensuring Accuracy, Accessibility and Literacy

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Mukund Kalmanker

VP & Global Head - AI Solutions

Wipro

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Cherif Amirat

Chief Information Officer

IEEE

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Daniel Jadczak

CIO, Americas

Louis Vuitton

The key to better customer experiences might be hiding in the data you already have, but to get that information you must use intelligence at the right time.  Auditing your current resources could help you identify useful insights and use them to sharpen your organization’s competitive edge. 

Join your peers to discuss: 

  • Investing in modern data tools and determining what data is valuable vs. unnecessary 

  • Defining an intelligence journey and leveraging technologies like artificial intelligence to unlock the value of data 

  • Creating buy in and driving data literacy across an intelligent enterprise 

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 your Program Manager, Haydn McKee at haydn.mckee@evanta.com 

2:35pm - 3:20pm  Breakout Session

Social Responsibility – Rising to the Occasion

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Atefeh Riazi

CIO

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

While CIOs spend most of their days as a technology leader, they also know there is more to life than the day job. Today’s CIO must hold themselves accountable for their responsibilities as a technology leader. Join this session and learn how the skills of an IT leader can be used to create positive change.

Be prepared to share your passions and spark ideas with your peers to build fulfillment as a group with key topics surrounding:

  • Using your knowledge as an IT leader to make a mark on your local community
  • Getting involved in passion projects utilizing your unique skillset
  • Building your network of CIOs to partner for a common cause

2:35pm - 3:20pm  Breakout Session

Unintended Consequences of Transitioning to Cloud

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Roy Ritthaler

CPMO

Flexera

Are you speeding down the cloud freeway with your eyes closed? As organizations accelerate their cloud journey, they unwittingly accrue technical debt that magnifies exponentially across the IT estate. How can you get control of cloud costs, contracts and commitments before your technical debt results in disaster?

Join this session to learn how to:

  • Improve visibility across your entire IT estate

  • Strengthen your procurement position with accurate usage data

  • Chart the most cost-effective course to digital transformation 

2:35pm - 3:20pm  Executive Boardroom

Set Up for Speed – Accelerate On-Strategy Delivery

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Matthew Zilli

Chief Revenue Officer

Planview

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Natalia Kory

CTO, Legal

JPMorgan Chase

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Marc Saffer

Chief Information Officer

Claire's Stores, Inc.

Today’s rapidly changing business environment is creating a surge in digital initiatives that capture opportunities and protect against disruption. Now is the time for CIOs to prioritize resources that will accelerate delivery of strategy and value. 

In this session, join to discuss: 

  • Agile practices that foster faster portfolio decisions

  • Elimination of disconnects using delivery teams

  • Anticipation of inevitable change by optimizing data and tools

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 your Program Manager, Haydn McKee at haydn.mckee@evanta.com

3:20pm - 3:35pm  Networking Break

3:35pm - 4:10pm  Keynote

Maximizing Supply Chain Agility in a Competitive World

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Anna Ransley

Global CIO

Godiva Chocolatier

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David Strobelt

SVP/CIO & Supply Chain Officer

New York & Company Inc

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Vic Verma

SVP & Global Chief Information Officer

International Flavors & Fragrances

Economic growth across the globe is being challenged due to various post pandemic-related supply chain disruptions. As organizations look for opportunities to rebound and thrive, CIOs must look to overcome supply chain roadblocks and forge a new path for their enterprise.
 Join this timely keynote session as a panel of your peers discuss:

  • Designing supply chain strategies and capabilities for faster outcomes

  • Uncovering lessons learned on how CIOs responded to recent events

  • Creating a supply chain resiliency framework to ensure excellence and reduce risk

4:10pm - 4:40pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

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

Haydn Mckee

Program Manager

406-698-0649

haydn.mckee@evanta.com