Pittsburgh CIO Virtual Executive Summit

October 27, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:15pm EDT

October 27, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:15pm EDT

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Collaborate with your peers

Come together with your peers virtually to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Pittsburgh CIO Virtual Executive Summit.

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

Pursuing New Digitally-Enabled Business Models

Adopting a Right-Sized Cloud Strategy

Building Data & Analytics Capabilities for Better Business Decisions

Co-Chairs

Bill Balint

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
CIO

Steven Bugajski

US Steel
Chief Information Officer

Pierre Combemale

Vesuvius USA
Former Chief Information Officer

Francois Estellon

Matthews International
Executive Vice President - Global Operations and Chief Technology Officer

Bill Fortwangler

Dollar Bank
CIO

Omar Khawaja

Highmark
VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Susan Koski

PNC
SVP and Divisional CISO, Security Operations

Matthew Putila

Gateway Health
VP, Information Technology & CTO

George Rosato

CONSOL Energy
Director, IT

Agenda


October 27, 2020

8:00am - 9:00am EDT Virtual Summit Keynote

Keynote Session by IBM

Keynote details coming soon.

9:00am - 10:00am EDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

Securing Cloud Transformation


Organizations continue a push for greater agility and efficacy, and almost all paths involve the cloud. CISOs continue to play a crucial role in ensuring cloud assets operate smoothly and securely, and as the pace of transformation accelerates, security leaders must run even faster to keep up.

Join your peers in this virtual boardroom to discuss:

  • The latest trends in securing cloud operations

  • Communication strategies for ensuring security is at the forefront of deployments

  • Balancing on-prem and cloud with lessons learned in remote work


9:00am - 10:00am EDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

IT Strategy Shift – Pivoting with the Digital Customer


The spring pandemic only accelerated the growing trend of building out engaging digital experiences that meet your customers where they live. In this boardroom discussion, CIOs collaborate over new and innovative ways to connect digital-first consumers with the brands they follow. 

In this virtual boardroom discussion, CIOs will discuss:

  • Strategies to partner across the organization to drive digital offerings

  • How to identify and execute digital priorities

  • Best practices for implementing on an accelerated timeline


10:00am - 11:00am EDT Virtual Summit Keynote

Leading Through Disruption

The timeline for adopting strategic technology and security trends rapidly increased in recent months, and now CIOs and CISOs are on the forefront of leading innovative business opportunities. Join a C-level executive from our community as they share how their organization pivoted through the disruptions of 2020 to drive business strategy and engagement.

11:00am - 12:00pm EDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

The Real Value of AI


Management boards and CIOs alike talk at length about the potential impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning on business processes, proficiency and performance. This session aims beyond the AI hype to target real world results in the enterprise. 

Join your peers to discuss:  

  • Building AI awareness and capabilities to move from POCs to production 

  • Practical use cases that drive successful outcomes  

  • The right tools and suppliers for your business 


11:00am - 12:00pm EDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

Navigating the Organization Through Tomorrow’s Cyberthreats


At a time when customer trust is paramount and private data is precious, a major breach can be catastrophic for any organization. Effective security is an essential part of effective business strategy, yet security leaders face an ever-growing challenge to guide their enterprise through the evolving threat landscape.

Join your peers in this virtual boardroom to discuss:

  • Strategies for addressing the emerging threat landscape

  • The role today’s CISO plays in guiding business strategy to mitigate risk

  • Communication strategies for educating users about security – and holding them accountable


12:00pm - 12:45pm EDT Virtual Summit Keynote

Closing Keynote

Please check back soon for more details

12:45pm - 1:15pm EDT Networking

Community Discussion

An informal and interactive opportunity for you to network with peers in small groups.

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Pittsburgh CIO Program Manager


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

Dan Philpott

971-978-5014

dan.philpott@evanta.com