New York CIO Executive Summit

November 8, 2022 | The New Yorker

November 8, 2022
The New Yorker

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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:

Building a Culture of Security and Enabling Smart, Secure Decision Making

Creating a Thriving Tech Culture Across the Business

Driving Innovation – Optimizing Processes and Elevating Customer Experience

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

Shannon Britton

Shiseido Americas Corporation
CIO

Kenneth Corriveau

Omnicom Media Group
SVP, CIO Worldwide

Dean Del Vecchio

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

Claus Jensen

Teladoc Inc
Chief Innovation 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

Hearst
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

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

Andre Bromes

Salvation Army
CIO

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


November 7, 2022

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

Governing Body Private Dinner

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

November 8, 2022 - morning

7:45am - 8:45am  Registration & Breakfast

8:45am - 9:30am  Keynote

Facing Adversity with Boston Strong Resilience

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Adrianne Haslet

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor

Guest Speaker

Adrianne Haslet is an exemplar of resilience, a world-renowned professional ballroom dancer at the peak of her career, she was spectating the Boston Marathon when terror struck. Adrianne lost her left leg on impact, along with all hope of dancing again. Yet she pulled from the strength of the city of Boston to not only dance but finish in fourth place at the Boston Marathon this year. Adrianne shares the life lessons she had to learn and relearn with unparalleled strength over adversity.

Join Adrianne Haslet as she shares her story in:

  • Facing adversity with a renewed perspective
  • Finishing the race in every corporate and personal challenge
  • Learning to face challenges with a renewed mindset

9:30am - 10:00am  Networking Break

10:00am - 10:45am  Breakout Session

Let's Brainstorm! Influencing Stakeholders Across the C-Suite

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Brian Carlson

CIO

Sodexo

To lead resilient organizations, CIOs must support transformation while communicating with various stakeholders across the c-suite. According to Gartner, sixty-six percent of CIOs surveyed indicated they needed to improve their ability to influence stakeholders. 

Join this interactive session with CIOs to debate and collaborate on influence with various scenarios including:

  • Building emotional connections with key stakeholders through stories
  • Overcoming resistance by seeking to understand and acknowledge 
  • Earning a seat at the table by recognizing politics within the c-suite

10:00am - 10:45am  Breakout Session

Supercharging Your Employee Experience with AI & Automation

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Muddu Sudhakar

CEO

AISERA

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Daniel Heras

Product Manager

Gap

These days more than ever, CIOs are charged with cutting costs and are asked to deliver more with less . To future proof their organizations, CIOs are looking at AI and automation innovation to play a key role in the transformation of digital experiences for employees. If done right, global leaders can supercharge productivity and boost employee satisfaction, improve auto-resolution rates exponentially and achieve major cost savings.

Join your peer business leaders to discuss:

  • Key challenges that leaders are facing in the current talent environment
  • Using AI & automation to drive worldwide user engagement and productivity
  • Scaling employee self-service experience while reducing costs to support business growth

10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Intended and Unintended Consequences of Transitioning to Cloud

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Roy Ritthaler

CPMO

Flexera

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Amit Basu

VP-CIO & CISO

International Seaways

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Don Choe

Chief Technology Officer

Annaly

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 collaborate with your peers on your cloud journey:

  • Intended Consequences of moving to the cloud
  • Unintended Consequences of the cloud
  • How to chart the most cost-effective course to digital transformation

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

10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Moving Towards Digital Fluency – CIOs Discuss the Next Stage in their Digital Evolution

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Stephanie Moore

Senior Vice President Marketing

Softtek

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Cindy Taibi

Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

New York Times

Eswar Veluri headshot

Eswar Veluri

EVP & CTO

Equinox

Digitally fluent organizations experience dramatically higher growth, lower attrition, and higher customer satisfaction. Yet, for most CIOs, this is an ongoing journey, many organizations still describe themselves at mid to lower levels of digital maturity.

Join this session with CIO peers to discuss:

  • Leading strategic change within your organization: recent hits or misses
  • Looking ahead in your digital evolution: the next big thing
  • Evaluating needs for digital evolution and analyzing IT provider involvement

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 - 11:20am  Networking Break

10:50am - 11:15am  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.

November 8, 2022 - mid-afternoon

11:20am - 12:05pm  Breakout Session

Creating Strategic Initiatives to Mentor & Engage Across the Generational Gap

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Naveed Husain

VP, WorldWide Vertical Industry Programs

RingCentral

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Vineet Bansal

Chief Information Officer

American Water Resources

Today's workforce includes employees ranging from Gen Z to Baby Boomers and creates a notable generational gap across the enterprise. As the demand of future generations continues to impact technology and workplace performance, this generates a unique opportunity for CIOs to apply agile thinking in engaging their employees.

Join this session to discuss, share and learn from your peers on:

  • Motivations and values of workers from different generations
  • Inclusive IT strategies to meet the needs of a diverse workforce
  • AI’s potential to create culture in a highly mobile workforce

11:20am - 12:05pm  Breakout Session

Accelerating Governance and Security in a Multi-Cloud Environment

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Eric Chiu

VP of Digital Privacy Solutions

Entrust

As organizations increasingly migrate operations from on-premise to hybrid and multi-cloud environments, it becomes a challenge to retain control and governance of data. As cloud footprint and data complexity continue to grow, security and compliance can quickly become unmanageable.

Join this session with CIO peers to discuss:

  • Building resiliency to cyberattacks from external and internal bad actors
  • Training employees to protect security concerns which can lead to unscheduled outages
  • Strengthen and automate security posture while meeting compliance mandates

11:20am - 12:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Connect Your Data to Know Your Customer

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Robert Galvin

Chief Technology Officer

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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Daniel Jadczak

CIO, Americas

Louis Vuitton

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Christopher Bontempo

CMO, Americas

IBM

Customers expect enterprises to be familiar with their needs and past behavior to deliver outstanding experiences. Scattered and siloed customer data has often made this hard to achieve. Connecting data sources through a data fabric architecture can create a complete picture of the customer and allow for hyper-personalization and better business outcomes.

Join this interactive boardroom to discuss:

  • Bringing together siloed data through data virtualization
  • Expanding data insights to business-users through self-service
  • Maintaining appropriate levels of privacy and compliance

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 

11:20am - 12:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Customer Experience Evolution Through Personalization and Content Creation

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Denise Colella

VP, Head of Digital Strategy Group-Media & Financial Services

Adobe

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Cherif Amirat

Chief Information Officer

IEEE

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Jeremy Schumacher

VP, IT Operations & Infrastructure

Cadent

As digitization explodes, CIOs will be required to harness data across organizations, organize and govern it and prepare it for use in personalization and content creation. Data will be the key to drawing in visitors, retaining customers and unlocking transactions as consumers demand a more tailored interaction. CIO’s need to be the organizational lynchpin that makes this all possible and unites functions across the enterprise. 

Join this session to discuss:

  •  Consumer expectations as digital becomes the front door, or only door, to your brand
  •  Organizational demands involving performance, governance and transparency
  • ·The ever-increasing need for content and path forward

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 

12:05pm - 12:35pm  Lunch Service

12:35pm - 1:10pm  Keynote

Seizing a New Era of Opportunity, Change, and Innovation

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Jim Batterton

General Manager, US Public & Federal

Kyndryl

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Tom Kambouras

CIO

New York City Employees’ Retirement System

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Manik Patil

VP of Modernization

AIG

Today’s much-hyped “digital transformation” has promised to change everything. But the more important implication of connecting data, exponential technologies, products, processes, and people is the democratization of opportunity. Companies will need to re-envision themselves as entities without walls as part of a broader ecosystem that includes the communities in which they operate.  Now is the time to embrace a key differentiator in this new era of opportunity: to be avid for adventure.

Join this session to learn about:

  • How adventure cultivates resilience, simplicity, and focus
  • Creating inclusivity with technology
  • Defining your company by more than what you sell

1:10pm - 1:25pm  Break

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

The Art of Possible in 2023 & Beyond

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Mahendra Durai

Chief Information Officer

Hearst

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Mansi Kapadia

Global Head of Innovation and Digital Transformation

Lazard Group

With a rapidly changing technology landscape, innovation  becomes increasingly critical to leadership and the enterprise at-large. Not only are companies using advanced technology to reengineer decision making, but to innovate and iterate for the future. How can CIOs blaze a trail, across industries, to develop the next cutting-edge trends?

Join this session as CIO leaders discuss:

  • Exploring the metaverse, digital twins and NFTs
  • Harnessing the power of AI and ML 
  • Positioning innovation within the enterprise

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

The Future of Customer Engagement

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Glenn Weinstein

Chief Customer Officer

Twilio

There’s a revolution underway in customer engagement. This presents new risks and opportunities. The race is on to win customers' minds and hearts by building richer, more personalized experiences. How can CIOs drive innovation and earn customer loyalty via better engagement?

Join this discussion to discuss:

  • Managing shifts in customer expectations
  • Earning customer loyalty in a changing landscape
  • Navigating challenges as technology evolves

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Resilience Enabled: Going Digital to Get Ahead of Supply Chain Disruptions

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Geraint John

Vice President, Interos Resilience Lab

Interos

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Leo Rajapakse

Global Head of Platform Infrastructure & Advanced Technology

Bimbo Bakeries USA

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David Strobelt

SVP/CIO & Supply Chain Officer

New York & Company Inc

Enterprises continue to get disrupted by outside forces, from the pandemic and cyber attacks to geopolitical events, which have highlighted the fragility of global supply chains and the pain points of effective risk management in many companies. Drawing on a survey of  1,500 IT and procurement leaders, this session will explore how CIOs must look to overcome supply chain roadblocks and forge a new path for their businesses.

Join this session to discuss:

  • Using digital technology to improve supply chain risk practices
  • Developing greater operational resilience for the future
  • Designing supply chain strategies and capabilities for better outcomes

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 

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Engineer Cloud and Apps for Resiliency - Preparing for the Always-On Tomorrow

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Vineeta Kumar

SVP and Global Head of Banking, Financial Services & Insurance

Hitachi Vantara

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Nick Salian

Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, MUFG Securities

MUFG Americas

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Franklin Rosado

CIO

Planned Parenthood CHN

The days of single public cloud deployments are gone. Driven by the numerous technology options, potential cost savings, and the need for business agility, enterprises will be relying on 3 or more cloud environments. But with complex integrations, threats to security, organizational changes, and inadvertent expenses, the question is always: where do you begin? 

Join this interactive discussion as CIOs discuss how to accelerate the cloud modernization journey by: 

  • Building and optimizing a resilient, cost effective and secure cloud/multi-cloud environment
  • Designing and operationalizing Data for Reliability into your DataOps Strategy
  • Utilizing automation and an engineering-led approach to create an always-on 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 your Program Manager, Haydn McKee at haydn.mckee@evanta.com

November 8, 2022 - afternoon

2:10pm - 2:40pm  Networking Break

2:15pm - 2:40pm  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.

2:45pm - 3:30pm  Breakout Session

Enabling a Secure Data Ecosystem

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Ganesh Murugan

Global Head of Security Strategy

ADP

Today’s security threats move fast. When it comes to data security, you need protection against the ever-evolving nature of the threats. How can CIOs integrate multi-layered approach to their ecosystem to ensure robust security?

Join this session to discuss:

  • Framework for robust security
  • Embedding multiple layers of protection across the enterprise
  • Practical tips and lessons to balance data privacy, governance, and security

2:45pm - 3:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Customer Experience – Translating Strategy into Engineering

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Vikrant Patil

SVP, Digital Engineering

Sutherland

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James Le Mon

Head of Unified Communications & Collaboration

UBS Inc.

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Steven Wolk

Chief Technology Officer

P.C. Richard & Son

The CIO is expected to deliver a customer experience that is personalized, convenient, and quicker than ever before. The balancing act lies in technical spend while championing the use of technology and data to improve the customer experience to attract and retain customers. With the bar set so high, how will you deliver?

Join this session to collaborate with your peers on:

  • Analyzing challenges and opportunities in translating CX strategy into engineering programs
  • Using best practices in aligning engineering teams
  • Delivering organizational momentum and support

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 

2:45pm - 3:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Designing a Sustainable Future of Work

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Rakshit Ghura

SVP & Global Head, Digital Workplace

HCL Technologies

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Cesar Cheng

VP & CTO Americas

L'Oreal

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Jamie Nelson

SVP & CIO

Hospital For Special Surgery

Sustainability has become a top priority among executive leaders and Boards of Directors. As members of the executive team continue to sharpen their focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG), this is also creating opportunities for technology leaders to identify and execute on ways to differentiate their companies through their ESG initiatives.  

Join this executive boardroom discussion to:

  • Discuss building effective approaches to foster inclusive and sustainable economic growth,
  • Deliberate on business and social benefits of deploying sustainable infrastructure in the pursuit of becoming carbon neutral
  • Discover how to strike a balance between enterprise sustainability and profitability while protecting the safety, health, and welfare of the organization’s most vital resource – its people

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 

2:45pm - 3:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Staying Innovative Through a Changing Market Ecosystem

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Rich Scuteri

Head of Salesforce Practice

Andela

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Ritesh Patel

Senior Partner, Global Digital Health

Finn Partners

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Atefeh Riazi

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Hearst

Forrester ranks economic uncertainty as the top systemic risk for 2022, compared to its #5 ranking in 2021. In this time, leaders looking to maintain their competitive edge must attract the right talent to continue driving innovation. 

Join a conversation with your CIO peers and discuss:

  • Leveraging the right skillsets when hiring
  • Diversifying the roles on your team
  • Investing in your team during times of change

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

3:30pm - 3:45pm  Networking Break

3:45pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

Evolving Your Role as CIO

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Shannon Britton

CIO

Shiseido Americas Corporation

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Steve Rullo

Global Chief Information Officer

Great-West Lifeco

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Hina Shamsi

Chief Technology Officer, US Banks

Morgan Stanley

Role evolution is nothing new to CIOs. Technology has impacted every organization's growth and in turn has changed the role of the IT organization evolving the CIO from a technical leader to a valuable business executive. Tomorrow’s CIO must ask themselves, what's next for the role of the CIO? 

Join this session to discuss:

  • Orchestrating new technology resources across the enterprise and beyond IT 
  • Enabling business led IT and innovation 
  • Envisioning the future of CIO leadership

4:20pm - 4:50pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

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A block of rooms has been reserved at the The New Yorker at a reduced conference rate. Reservations should be made online or by calling 212-971-0101.

Deadline to book using the discounted room rate of $269 USD (plus tax) is October 17, 2022.

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

Haydn Mckee

Sr. Program Manager

406-698-0649

haydn.mckee@evanta.com