San Francisco CIO Executive Summit

June 11, 2019 , The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

June 11, 2019
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the San Francisco 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

San Francisco CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

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Opinder Bawa

University of San Francisco
VP & CIO

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Kevin Cornish

University of California, Office of the President
CTO, Office of the President

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Richard Daniels

Kaiser Permanente
EVP & CIO

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Prakash Kota

Autodesk
CIO

Priscilla Moyer headshot

Priscilla Moyer

Franklin Templeton Investments
SVP & CIO

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Avi Sokol

KLA Corporation
VP & CIO

Agenda


June 10, 2019 - afternoon

6:00pm - 8:30pm  Interactive Session

Governing Body Welcome Reception

The San Francisco CIO Governing Body members welcome attendees for dinner to launch the first summit of 2019. Join us for an evening of networking with peers, complimentary casino games, and interactive stations.

June 11, 2019 - morning

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

8:15am - 9:30am  Keynote

Living Life at Performance Level

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Curtis Zimmerman

Best-selling author, "Life at Performance Level"

Curtis Zimmerman

Curtis Zimmerman’s award-winning keynote “Living Life at Performance Level” is an interactive, empowering experience that will inspire you with heart-level stories, real business takeaways and real tools you can start using today. Without understanding how the script in your head impacts your thoughts, your relationships and your work, your efforts will fall flat. Curtis’ message guides you to reach “performance level” in new ways—this presentation is about real life, not theory. Get ready to have fun, get inspired, make new friends, and reclaim the starring role in your life.

9:30am - 9:50am  Networking Break

9:50am - 10:40am  Breakout Session

Balancing Act – Enabling Business Objectives While Enhancing User Experience

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Vikram Tuli

Chief Architect - Director of IT Engineering, Security Products, Data Science

eBay

Security is essential, but when they destroy internal productivity, IT is seen as an inhibitor to the business. Join Vikram Tuli, Chief Architect at eBay, as he shares the online retail giant’s journey from breach, to lockdown, to laser focus on the internal user experience.

Tuli explains:

  • The dangers of forgetting about the end user
  • Why making life easier for your employees benefits everyone – and the enterprise
  • How security can seamlessly fit in without destroying the user experience

9:50am - 10:40am  Breakout Session

Achieve 100% Analytics Adoption with a New Class of Enterprise Intelligence

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Michael Saylor

President, Chairman of the Board & CEO

MicroStrategy

Despite having access to a wealth of data, enterprises still struggle to effectively deliver trusted insights to the entire workforce—preventing them from realizing the full value of their data investments. Overcoming this challenge takes pervasive adoption of trusted analytics.

This session will cover:

  • Mastering the next wave of Enterprise Intelligence with zero-click analytics
  • Empowering your workforce to get more from tools they use, every day
  • Using mobile productivity apps to impact every business role and function

9:50am - 10:40am  Executive Boardroom

Make Your Data Ready for AI

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Ahsan Baig

CIO

AC Transit

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Sampada Basarkar

Director, IBM Cloud Private for Data, IBM Analytics

IBM

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Avi Sokol

VP & CIO

KLA Corporation

The average person makes 35,000 decisions a day, each of which is based on data and taxes the brain. AI helps automate many of those decisions, freeing up teams to focus on what really matters, but many organizations are still striving to achieve their journey to AI.

In this session, you’ll discuss:

  • Common challenges businesses face in their AI journey
  • Steps to collect, organize, analyze, infuse AI, and modernize your data.
  • Efficient information architectures (IA) for AI

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Annie Garner at 971-978-5012 or annie.garner@evanta.com.

9:50am - 10:40am  Executive Boardroom

A Sprint, Not a Marathon – Enhance Your Speed to Value

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Amith Nair

CIO

Vituity

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Malcolm Jack

Chief Information Officer

Granite Construction Incorporated

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Faisal Mushtaq

VP Technology & Head of Global Cloud and DevOps Practices

GlobalLogic

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Whitney Bouck

COO

HelloSign

The window of opportunity closes quickly in the global economy. As CIOs ruthlessly hunt down value for the business, speed must be a skill that is cultivated throughout the organization. In this session, you’ll share insights on greasing the wheels of value and moving swiftly toward impact.

Come prepared to discuss:

  • The biggest roadblocks impeding the speed of your organization – and practical steps you can take to overcome them
  • Effectively scaling agility and prioritizing a more rapid approach to execution
  • Leveraging digital capabilities and frameworks to create the foundation for a fast-twitch 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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Annie Garner at 971-978-5012 or annie.garner@evanta.com.

10:40am - 11:00am  Networking Break

June 11, 2019 - mid-afternoon

11:00am - 11:50am  Breakout Session

Evolution of the CIO

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Timothy Campos

CEO at Woven and Former CIO at Facebook

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Patty Hatter

Board Member at Qualys & WOOTCLOUD and Former CIO at McAfee

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Tim Crawford

Board Member

Modius

We’re all familiar with the old joke that CIO stands for “Career Is Over”, but there’s good news! Becoming a CEO is not your only option. Listen in as former CIOs discuss their unique career paths after holding the top technology role at a large enterprise.

Explore how to:

  • Get rid of your bias by stepping out of leadership
  • Approach and manage career risk
  • Find clarity for possible next steps at your current organization

11:00am - 11:50am  Breakout Session

Business Transformation: Technology or Culture First?

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Alan Lepofsky

VP of Evangelism

Quip

It's the classic chicken-or-the-egg problem every CIO faces. In the age of digital disruption, do you adapt technology to company culture or shape culture to your technology? The most successful businesses will be the ones that create a “Culture of Action”.

Lepofsky outlines four steps to:

  • Combine culture and technology
  • Understand and meet the expectations of your employees and customers
  • Empower every employee across your business

11:00am - 11:50am  Executive Boardroom

Redesign Your Operating Model to Drive Agility and Business Value

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Christopher Desautel

Chief Digital Officer

Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies

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Michael Gonella

CTO, Business Technology

Salesforce.com

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Kristin Raza

Innovation Services Lead, Success Cloud

Salesforce.com

As companies continue to rely on customer-centric technologies to drive strategy, CIOs are being asked to reinvent organizational structures and operating models to drive agility, innovation, and business value. To do this, CIOs must help their organization think and work in new ways.

Join a group of your peers to discuss:

  • Building and scaling a Digital Operating Model to think and work differently
  • Shifting the business from projects to a product or platform focus
  • Leading the org through change and 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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact  Annie Garner at 971-978-5012 or annie.garner@evanta.com.

11:00am - 11:50am  Executive Boardroom

Avoiding Disruption in Your Supply Chain

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Walter Curd

VP & CIO

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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Sharad Mathur

Senior VP, Research & Development

Blume Global

CIOs play an important role in keeping an enterprise’s supply chain functional. But often mired by aging equipment and various stakeholders, how can technology leaders support their colleagues in mitigating potential disruption?

Join your peers for a discussion around:

  • Collaborating with supply chain stakeholders across the enterprise
  • Combating aging equipment and incompatible technology platforms
  • Finding the right talent for the future of your supply chain

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Annie Garner at 971-978-5012 or annie.garner@evanta.com.

12:10pm - 1:10pm  Keynote

Enabling Secure IT Transformation to the Cloud

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Jay Chaudhry

CEO, Chairman & Founder

Zscaler, Inc.

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Erik Molitor

VP, CIO

Bio-Rad Laboratories

Jay Chaudhry, founder and CEO of Zscaler, leads a discussion on how cloud and mobility are forcing organizations to rethink their security and network architectures. Joined by Erik Molitor, Bio-Rad Laboratories, listen in as they discuss:

  • How adoption of SaaS applications and the migration of internal applications to private clouds are driving security transformation
  • Examples, lessons learned and best practices from Bio-Rad Laboratories’ cloud transformation journey

1:10pm - 1:40pm  Networking Break

11:50am - 12:10pm  Networking Break

June 11, 2019 - afternoon

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Breakout Session

Beyond The Technology – IT Leadership Skills That Endure

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Peter Weis

Senior Advisor

Matson Navigation

Staying technically current is an innate skill of most IT leaders, but as every new technology evolves from emerging to commodity to obsolescence, great leadership endures. CIO’s can distinguish themselves by mastering a number of less technical, less obvious and more strategic leadership skill. Weis will explain three of these skills that are not usually taught or traditionally valued as one moves up the IT career ladder:

  • Understanding and speaking corporate finance, the CEO’s language
  • Developing a point of view for IT negotiations
  • Committing to a change management framework

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Breakout Session

Power Your Culture with Communications

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Bryan Martin

Chairman & CTO

8x8

Still encumbered by legacy communication hardware? Struggling to speed up roll-outs, improve the internal customer experience, and secure collaboration across the extended enterprise? Hear how Conde Nast is partnering with 8x8 to bring their legacy business processes into the digital age.

Martin and Holland share about:

  • Targeting the final pieces of infrastructure for migration to the cloud
  • Avoiding silos as you transition to new ecosystems
  • Improving customer experience and the digital workplace

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Ensuring Your AI Initiatives Succeed in 2019

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Tom Rodden

CIO

Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

Jay Ghosh Dastidar headshot

Jay Ghosh Dastidar

Global Director of Technology

Anheuser Busch InBev

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Pat Calhoun

CEO

Espressive

According to Gartner, chatbots have displaced fraud detection as the top use of AI in 2019. While chatbots are well positioned to enable digital transformation, they could just as easily fail. How do you ensure your AI initiative will succeed?

Join fellow CIOs in a roundtable focused on:

  • The most important things to consider when evaluating an AI-based solution
  • The pros and cons of AI-based conversational self-help tools for employees
  • The benefits to extending ROI on your AI initiative to the entire 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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Annie Garner at 971-978-5012 or annie.garner@evanta.com

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Driving Business Value with the Cloud

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Milind Wagle

CIO

Equinix

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Jake Burns

Enterprise Strategist

Amazon Web Services

Organizations are constantly looking to the CIO for the next big business-enhancing innovation, and in today’s technology landscape, many of those opportunities are in the cloud. A veteran of cloud migration, Amazon Web Services’ Jake Burns – formerly with Live Nation Entertainment – moderates this peer-driven discussion on:

  • Why technology executives must understand the business value of migrating to the cloud
  • Why IT leaders must have a firm grasp on the most effective ways to get there
  • How the cloud can truly drive business value

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Annie Garner at 971-978-5012 or annie.garner@evanta.com.

2:40pm - 3:30pm  Breakout Session

The True Impact of Technology – An Interactive Exercise

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Linda Gerull

CIO

City and County of San Francisco, CA

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Andrew Peterson

Chief Information Technology Officer (CIO/CTO)

City of Oakland, CA

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Rob Lloyd

CIO

City of San Jose

There must be more to technology than the ability to store, synthesize, and manipulate information. The drive to create real value for your enterprise and the general public must be at the heart of adopting new technology. Join Linda Gerull, Andrew Peterson, and Rob Lloyd as they share their experience in leveraging technology for the greater good. Then they’ll turn the conversation over to you. Each table will have the chance to discuss the opportunity that technology provides to impact your customers both in and outside of your organization.

2:40pm - 3:30pm  Breakout Session

Top Technology Trends in Data and Analytics That Will Change Your Business

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Merv Adrian

Research VP, Data & Analytics

Gartner

As technology continues to innovate at a rapid pace, CIOs are tasked with keeping up with the pace of change while keeping legacy systems running smoothly. So what’s coming next in data and analytics that will disrupt your current processes?

Adrian unpacks:

  • The top disruptive trends in data and analytics
  • Why you need to pay attention to the implications
  • Steps you can take tomorrow to prepare for change

2:40pm - 3:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Fueling the Human Engine to Drive Agility

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Donald Hicks

VP Global User Services

Twitter

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Emiliano Horcada

Global Head of Design and Digital Transformation

Globant USA

It’s hard to find a progressive organization that hasn’t embraced and implemented some form of agile transformation. But how many are truly realizing the value of mobilizing teams to work faster at an enterprise level? This boardroom explores the vital change management and culture elements of the agile transformation journey.

Join your CIO peers to discuss:

  • How to put the right people in place to drive agility and rapid adoption
  • How effective deployment of change management tools can ensure sustainable impact
  • How to encourage a culture of continuous improvement — always maturing

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Annie Garner at 971-978-5012 or annie.garner@evanta.com

2:40pm - 3:30pm  Executive Boardroom

CIO, CTO, CDO – The Blurring Roles of Technology Leaders

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Prith Banerjee

Chief Technology Officer

ANSYS

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Mallik Tatipamula

CTO, Group Function Technologies & Architechtures

Ericsson

As companies add connected products to their offerings, the roles of CTO and CIO are beginning to blur. While CTOs are traditionally responsible for building products and CIOs are responsible for the IT infrastructure, the lines are less defined as the IT and OT portions of the enterprise draw closer every day. Companies are creating roles like Chief Digital Officers to bridge this gap. This discussion explores the changing roles of technology leaders as concepts like digital twins and IoT platforms gain momentum in the market.

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Annie Garner at 971-978-5012 or annie.garner@evanta.com.

3:30pm - 3:50pm  Networking Break

3:50pm - 4:30pm  Keynote

Transforming the Customer Experience

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Anuj Dhanda

Executive VP & CIO

Albertsons Companies

As emerging technologies continue to reshape the digital landscape, the lines between digital and in-person customer experience are moving from blurred to non-existent. Albertsons is exploring new ways to create smart and engaging digital customer experiences across all channels and Anuj Dhanda has fully embraced the initiative.

Join Dhanda as he dives into:

  • The importance of operating where your customers spend their time
  • How to create a wholistic customer experience across platforms
  • Why data is the lifeblood of a successful CX framework

4:20pm - 5:00pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

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

Omar Bedran

971-717-6680

omar.bedran@evanta.com

Annie Garner

971-978-5012

annie.garner@evanta.com