Washington, DC CIO Executive Summit

November 19, 2019, Marriott Marquis, Washington DC

November 19, 2019
Marriott Marquis, Washington DC

Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Washington, DC 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

Washington, DC CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Sam Abbate headshot

Sam Abbate

Northrop Grumman Corporation
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Ted Colbert headshot

Ted Colbert

Boeing
CIO & SVP

Jim Connelly headshot

Jim Connelly

Lockheed Martin
VP & CIO

Mike Gordon headshot

Mike Gordon

Lockheed Martin
VP & CISO

André Mendes headshot

André Mendes

US Department of Commerce
Acting CIO

Shamim Mohammad headshot

Shamim Mohammad

CarMax
SVP & CIO

Christopher Porter headshot

Christopher Porter

Fannie Mae
CISO

Agenda


November 18, 2019 - Welcome Reception

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

Governing Body Welcome Reception

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

November 18, 2019 - afternoon

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

Governing Body Welcome Reception

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

November 19, 2019 - morning

7:00am - 7:45amRegistration & Breakfast

7:45am - 8:00amOpening Comments

8:00am - 8:30amKeynote

Adaptive, Innovative and Dependable — The DoD’s Modernization

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Jack Wilmer

Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity and CISO

U.S. Department of Defense

As one of the nation’s largest employers with business operations in almost every industry, the Department of Defense is operating one of the world’s most complex set of networks. IT is a critical enabler for the command and control of forces executing warfighting operations, management and protection of information assets. Jack Wilmer will outline how the DoD is finding the way forward to a more secure, effective and efficient digital environment.

In this keynote, you will hear about:

  • Innovating for a competitive advantage
  • Evolving cybersecurity for an agile and resilient defense posture
  • Cultivating talent for a digital workforce

8:30am - 9:00amNetworking Break

9:00am - 9:50amCIO & CISO Featured Session

Cyber Governance and Regulation in the Enterprise

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Tim Callahan

Global Chief Security Officer

Aflac

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David Shive

CIO

GSA

Cybersecurity regulation can be a divisive topic and the government’s role regarding information security is often led by two primary factions: one side that welcomes regulations and another that rejects government interference. Where do you stand?

In this co-presentation, you will hear:

  • What’s being said and done on the hill
  • When you should start preparing for regulatory shifts
  • How different opinions are influencing cyber legislation

9:00am - 9:50amCIO & CISO Featured Session

A Governance Perspective – Attack and Failure Surfaces

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Keith Rayle

Strategist

Fortinet, Inc.

The ability for cybercriminals to attack increasingly complex and disparate architectures has become a simplified exercise in picking and choosing the easiest targets. Are we, as a profession, simply magnifying this issue by creating silos of security? Keith Rayle from Fortinet will provide insight into the challenges of governance and how security professionals can reduce the attack surface of controls and protection mechanisms.

Join this session to learn about:

  • Governance challenges of today and how they mirror the past
  • The disappearing towers – where did my highly visible IT business operations go?
  • The increasing complexity of IT and how it assists cybercriminals

9:00am - 9:50amCIO Executive Boardroom

Implementing a Cloud Strategy

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Chris Soong

Chief Information Officer

Alion Science and Technology

Shola Oyewole headshot

Shola Oyewole

CIO

United Therapeutics

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Shah Behzadi

VP Global Infrastructure

EchoStar

Business leaders are constantly evaluating the technology landscape in search of solutions that transform the workplace and improve customer experience. As executives look to advance their cloud strategy, it is crucial to simplify processes and streamline systems.

In this session you’ll uncover how to:

  • Boost IT agility
  • Elevate the customer experience
  • Enhance cloud performance and security

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 event Jordan Guess at 971-717-6668 or Jordan.Guess@evanta.com.

9:00am - 9:50amCISO Executive Boardroom

Modernize and Containerize

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Amy Claire Smith

Executive Cloud Security Architect

IBM

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Michael Castagna

CISO

Navient

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John Skudlarek

Acting CIO

Federal Communications Commission

The next wave of cloud involves multiple environments, which begs the question: how do you securely orchestrate various architectures and policies? This session will address risk best practices, like containers. Join this peer-led discussion about scalability and integrated security testing.
In this boardroom, you’ll explore:

  • Privacy concerns in containerized applications
  • Servers and containers as the new mainframe
  • Freedom and flexibility with containers

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 CISOs). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Jordan Guess at 971-717-6668 or Jordan.Guess@evanta.com.

9:50am - 10:20amNetworking Break

10:20am - 11:10amCIO Featured Session

The ROI Story – Evaluating & Justifying Disruptive Technology

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Steven Kaplan

VP of Customer Success Finance

Nutanix

IT leaders commonly face two opposing pressures: an external push to “lift and shift” everything to public cloud, and an internal pressure to maintain legacy IT “hardware-defined” architectures.

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to use ROI and TCO as building blocks for a compelling business case
  • Tips on creating your story to drive consensus
  • How to tie disruptive technology into the broader business case

10:20am - 11:10amCISO Featured Session

Journey to the Cloud — A Benchmarking Session

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Zachary Brown

CISO

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Shaun Khalfan headshot

Shaun Khalfan

VP, Information Security

Freddie Mac

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Justin Black

CTO

United States House of Representatives

Many security leaders face the challenge of securing a blend of on-premises and cloud services, and achieving a seamless strategy addressing both is no small task. Find out how you compare to your peers and share your lessons learned in this collaborative session.

In this session, you’ll compare:

  • Successes and challenges during cloud migration
  • Governance best practices for data and users
  • Benefits and pitfalls of hybrid infrastructure


10:20am - 11:10amCIO Executive Boardroom

A Tool for Growth — Robotic Process Automation

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Todd Kackley

VP & CIO

Textron Systems

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Nuria Simo

CIO

Inter-American Development Bank

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Chris Panagiotopoulos

CTO

LifeBridge Health

RPA has the capability to transform and restructure an organization’s resources.  With so much opportunity, it can be challenging to know where to start, how best to leverage the technology and make the most impact. Join this peer-to-peer discussion on challenges and lessons learned through the implementation of RPA.

In this boardroom, you’ll hear about:

  • Identifying opportunities for RPA
  • Keeping humans in the equation
  • Scaling RPA across the 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 event Jordan Guess at 971-717-6668 or Jordan.Guess@evanta.com.

10:20am - 11:10amCISO Executive Boardroom

Modern Approaches to Protecting Your Third-Party Ecosystem

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Scott Schneider

Chief Revenue Officer

CyberGRX

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Stacey Halota

VP, IS & Privacy

Graham Holdings

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Gayle Guilford

CISO

City of Baltimore, Maryland

It's no secret that hackers are opportunistic. They are constantly looking for the weakest link and are quick to capitalize on one as soon as it's spotted. This boardroom will discuss:

  • Third-party cyber risk best practices
  • New strategies for third-party cyber risk management (TPCRM) and how they work
  • How to scale your third-party risk management (TPRM) program to evolve with your ecosystem

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 CISOs). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Jordan Guess at 971-717-6668 or Jordan.Guess@evanta.com.

11:10am - 11:40amNetworking Break

November 19, 2019 - mid-afternoon

11:40am - 12:20pmLunch & Comments

12:20pm - 12:50pmKeynote

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

12:50pm - 1:20pmNetworking Break

1:20pm - 2:10pmBreakout Session

Anything But Artificial — A Town Hall on Talent and AI

John Skudlarek headshot

John Skudlarek

Acting CIO

Federal Communications Commission

In this networking session attendees will talk through a series of roundtable discussions focused on two priority topics for CIOs. Please sit by peers and sponsor partners you want to collaborate with during this session.

In this session you will:

  • Share successes and challenges around talent acquisition and development
  • Learn about opportunities for AI implementation
  • Collaborate with peers to understand their best practices

1:20pm - 2:10pmBreakout Session

The C-Level Mandate for Secure Cloud Transformation

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Stan Lowe

Global CISO

Zscaler

IT leaders commonly face two opposing pressures: an external push to “lift and shift” everything to public cloud, and an internal pressure to maintain legacy IT “hardware-defined” architectures.

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to use ROI and TCO as building blocks for a compelling business case
  • Tips on creating your story to drive consensus
  • How to tie disruptive technology into the broader business case

1:20pm - 2:10pmCIO Executive Boardroom

Driving Digital – Up-to-Speed and On Track

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Howard Spira

Senior Vice President and CIO

Export-Import Bank

Shola Oyewole headshot

Shola Oyewole

CIO

United Therapeutics

Caught up in the burgeoning demand to innovate at breakneck speed, how do CIOs deliver on time while keeping control of the IT enterprise? This boardroom session will address the challenges of fulfilling business needs in the driven digital age, including: 

  • How CIOs can maintain strategic influence over digital initiatives
  • How to create stronger partnerships within the business to stay on top of demand

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 event Jordan Guess at 971-717-6668 or Jordan.Guess@evanta.com.

1:20pm - 2:10pmCISO Executive Boardroom

Cyber Resiliency — Evolving Your Cyber Ecosystem

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Casey Getz

Head of Cyber Strategy and Enterprise Architecture

Rolls-Royce North America

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Jeremy Dold

Director, Global Security and Privacy, Information Security Officer

Liberty Mutual Insurance

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Bruce Potter

CISO

Expel

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Richard Friedberg

Chief Security Officer

Blackbaud

Managing and mitigating risk is a complex undertaking that spans phishing to networking monitoring. Faced with increasingly complex and sophisticated threats, CISOs must be strategic about improving their resilience and tracking improvements.
Join this boardroom to discuss:

  • Emerging security models based in transparency
  • Understanding security risks when it comes to cloud
  • Managing the business’s risk appetite
  • Building a resilience plan

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 CISOs). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Jordan Guess at 971-717-6668 or Jordan.Guess@evanta.com.

November 19, 2019 - afternoon

2:10pm - 2:30pmNetworking Break

2:30pm - 3:20pmCIO Featured Session

The Discovery Journey — Navigating Disruption of Business and Technology

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Patricia Collins Weedon

SVP & Global CISO

Discovery

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Dave Duvall

EVP – Head of Global IT

Discovery

Reinventing and transforming is no small task, but with an ever-changing media landscape, Discovery envisioned a cloud infrastructure to meet customers and partners where they are. Keeping their strategy agile and pushing forward, Dave Duvall and Trish Collins Weedon are taking risks and reaping the rewards.

Join this session to discover:

  • Aligning the content to the customers
  • Failing fast and failing cheap
  • Turning your misgivings into must-haves

2:30pm - 3:20pmCISO Featured Session

Digital Risk Explosion — Managing Risk in a Hyper-Outsourcing World

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Jonathan Niednagel

SVP of Global Services

RiskRecon

Digital transformation has dramatically transformed the enterprise risk surface, automating a vast array of processes while outsourcing a vast array of systems and services. Through this frenetic reshaping, few organizations truly understand the nature of their new risk reality and how to successfully manage it.

In this interactive discussion we will:

  • Explore the true nature of the enterprise cyber risk surface
  • Discuss threats and regulations driving organizations to better manage their extended enterprise
  • Share insights on how to better manage third-party risk (hint: good data!)

2:30pm - 3:20pmCISO Executive Boardroom

IAM in the Digital Age

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Scott Daitzman

CISO

NVR

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Amit Khosla

Business Information Security Officer

U.S. Bank

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Frank Aiello

CISO

MAXIMUS

From making the business case for deploying an IAM program to developing compelling metrics down the road, getting buy-in on an access program is key. Join this roundtable discussion to benchmark your framework and vet future plans, and learn the most innovative tactics security leaders are using for IAM at their organization, including:

  • Methodologies that satisfy users while maintaining adequate access controls
  • Communication techniques to streamline acceptance of IAM across the business
  • Roadmaps for deciding what technology is the best fit

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 CISOs). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Jordan Guess at 971-717-6668 or Jordan.Guess@evanta.com.

3:20pm - 3:40pmNetworking Break

3:40pm - 3:50pmClosing Comments

3:50pm - 4:20pmKeynote

Secure and Digitize the Enterprise

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Suzanne Hall

Global CISO & VP Technology

Couche-Tard

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Eddie Alicea

Director of Information Technology

BAE Systems

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Nicolas Leshock

CIO

General Dynamics

Technology executives are the tip of the spear when it comes to driving impact throughout today’s digital business. Yet with this leadership comes the burden of responsibility for widespread, secure initiative implementation. Learn how top executives are delivering maximum impact and lasting change while securely moving the enterprise forward.
In this keynote, you’ll hear about:

  • Cultivating a secure, modern digital customer experience
  • Achieving agile cultures that empowered digital transformation
  • Modernizing IT and analytics to drive business outcomes

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

Location


Venue & Accommodation

Marriott Marquis, Washington DC

Your Community Partners


National Thought Leaders
National Sponsors

Washington, DC CIO Program Manager


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

Jordan Guess

971-717-6668

jordan.guess@evanta.com