Charlotte CISO Executive Summit

November 19, 2019 , The Westin Charlotte

November 19, 2019
The Westin Charlotte

Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Charlotte CISO Executive Summit.

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

Investing in your people and the right technologies 

Innovating with advanced technologies and new delivery models

Influencing business stakeholders and enterprise outcomes

Charlotte CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

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William Curtiss

Hanes
CISO & Director, Global Cybersecurity

Ames Flynn headshot

Ames Flynn

Extended Stay America
EVP Shared Services, CIO

Steve Hagood headshot

Steve Hagood

Ingersoll Rand
SVP & CIO

Jon Harris headshot

Jon Harris

Compass Group USA
CISO

Jay McNulty headshot

Jay McNulty

Clorox
SVP & CIO

Rob Watkins headshot

Rob Watkins

Compass Group USA
CIO

Agenda


November 18, 2019

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

Co-Existing with Autonomous Systems — Is it Possible?

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Dr. Hans Mumm

Author & Thought Leader

on the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Open any newspaper or watch any news station — autonomous systems and AI are everywhere. What is your place in the new autonomous world? Are you ready to lead and govern in this uncertain future?

In this keynote, you’ll hear how:

  • Social normative behaviors are being redefined
  • New technology impacts opportunities, provocations, and threats on and off Wall Street
  • Planned change keeps leaders from becoming obsolete

November 19, 2019 - morning

7:00am - 7:45am  Registration & Breakfast

7:45am - 8:00am  Opening Comments

8:00am - 8:30am  Keynote

Think Exponentially — Tomorrow is Today

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Marjan Mohsenin

Futurist & Senior Director of Strategic Relations

Singularity University

In the coming decades, the confluence of exponentially accelerating technologies is fundamentally changing business, society and us. Marjan Mohsenin introduces frameworks for understanding what exponential growth really means. Learn the different mindset, skill sets and leadership required for successfully navigating this incredible time of change and address the importance of moving from linear to exponential thinking.

In this session, you will:

  • Gain a macro view of exponentials and convergences
  • Create a toolset to start thinking exponentially
  • Understand opportunities in disruption, plus the risks of not changing

8:30am - 9:00am  Networking Break

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

Are We at the Forefront of a Cybersecurity Revolution? - A Different Perspective on Cyber

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Jim Richberg

Field CISO

Fortinet

The ability to keep up with the stealth and speed of attackers can often be daunting for IT and security leaders. Drawing on his recent transition to the private sector after acting as one of the most senior cyber officials in the US Government, join Jim Richberg as he shares insights on what shifts the advantage from malicious actors to network defenders.

In this session you’ll hear about

  • Key differences in cyber as understood by government and the private sector
  • The current status of the continuously evolving threat landscape
  • Measures and metrics critical to driving change
  • The potential convergence of unified technology platforms and AI/ML

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

Intentional Innovation and a New Digital Strategy

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Kimberly Trapani

Chief Digital Security Officer

American Tire Distributors

How do CIOs and CISOs successfully develop innovation in today’s digital environment? Kimberly Trapani will share her recommendations to lead a successful team in a forward direction to deliver new solutions and accomplish the business needs.

This session will discuss:

  • The need to scan environments and understand what the business needs
  • Partnering with individuals that will be important to calculating risk
  • How you can lead your team to innovation

9:00am - 9:50am  CIO Executive Boardroom

Data as the Backbone of a Customer-Centric Strategy

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Eric Christian

VP, CTO

Atrium Health

Ames Flynn headshot

Ames Flynn

EVP Shared Services, CIO

Extended Stay America

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Ben Hall

CIO

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Emerging technologies are reshaping the digital landscape and businesses are exploring new ways to create smart and engaging digital customer experiences. As IT continues working to keep up with customer demands, the need for streamlined data structuring becomes imperative.

Join this session to hear how your peers are:

  • Gaining insights from data to increase customer engagement
  • Providing a seamless digital experience for customers
  • Restructuring to reduce barriers between customers and the 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 Bryan Roby at bryan.roby@evanta.com or 503-808-9837.

9:00am - 9:50am  CISO Executive Boardroom

Next-Generation Cloud Security

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Jon Harris

CISO

Compass Group USA

William Curtiss headshot

William Curtiss

CISO & Director, Global Cybersecurity

Hanes

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Jeff Crume

Distinguished Engineer, Cybersecurity Architect

IBM

As organizations increasingly turn to cloud-based services, security leaders face the immense challenge of ensuring the enterprise’s data remains secure. Join this session to learn the emerging best practices your peers employ to secure the cloud.

In this boardroom we’ll discuss:

  • Automation, orchestration, AI and machine learning strategies
  • Nuances for hybrid on- and off-premise systems
  • Ways to incorporate security into your cloud strategy

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 Bryan Roby at bryan.roby@evanta.com or 503-808-9837.

9:50am - 10:20am  Networking Break

10:20am - 11:10am  CIO & CISO Featured Session

Farewell to Network Security As We Know It

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James Christiansen

VP, Cloud Security Transformation

Netskope

Digital transformation, cloud-first, and mobile-first security strategies are impacting every company across the globe, causing next-gen security teams to rethink their entire legacy security stack. In the process, we have lost control of data protection and visibility. How can we manage the risk of what we cannot control or see?

In this session you will learn:

  • How to transform your network security strategy and integrate true zero trust
  • How next-gen security strategies address; firewalls (NGFW), secure web gateways (SWGs), and secure access (VPNs)
  • Why top cloud security use cases are driving the need for high-speed edge networks with security that follows the user not the device

10:20am - 11:10am  CIO & CISO Featured Session

A "One IT" Mindset and the Power of Transparency

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Rick Doody

CIO

SPX Corporation

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Lisa Tuttle

CISO

SPX Corporation

As IT organizations continue the transition from traditional service provider to a revenue-driving partner, growing pains are inevitable. Join Rick Doody and Lisa Tuttle as they share insights on how they partnered to better align IT and security with the needs of the business. This session will explore strategies for:

  • Creating a culture of transparency and continuous innovation
  • Changing how the business perceives IT and security
  • Breaking down silos and becoming better aligned across IT groups

10:20am - 11:10am  CIO & CISO Executive Boardroom

Becoming Agile and Staying Agile

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Chris Dowler

CIO

IAT Insurance Group

Kevin Lilly headshot

Kevin Lilly

CIO

JELD-WEN

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Joe Topinka

CIO

SnapAv

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Dan Corcoran

Director, BigFix Mid-Atlantic Region

HCL BigFix

While the concept of agility has been around for over two decades, organizations are increasingly applying agile methodologies to accelerate the pace of innovation across all facets of the business.

Join your peers in this round table discussion to consider:

  • Strategies and opportunities to scale agility across the enterprise
  • Methods to empower people at every level to embrace and implement agility
  • Tools and technology necessary for continuous delivery

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 & CISOs). To reserve your seat, please contact Bryan Roby at bryan.roby@evanta.com or 503-808-9837.

10:20am - 11:10am  CISO Executive Boardroom

The Current Landscape of Data Privacy Regulations

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Don Clewley

IT Risk and Compliance

Clorox

Margarita R. Rivera headshot

Margarita R. Rivera

Director of Information Security, Risk & Compliance

Lennar Multifamily Communities

Since its enforcement date, GDPR has changed the way CISOs think about privacy risk management. In addition, it became a catalyst for new data protection laws and regulations. Compare and contrast best practices for your industry, business and regulatory environment in this interactive discussion.

Join this boardroom to discuss:

  • How to interpret the implications of regulatory requirements
  • Practical tips and lessons to manage privacy risk
  • How privacy risk management fits into your overall security 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 Bryan Roby at bryan.roby@evanta.com or 503-808-9837.

11:10am - 11:40am  Networking Break

November 19, 2019 - mid-afternoon

11:40am - 12:20pm  Lunch & Comments

12:20pm - 12:50pm  Keynote

Networking Lunch

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William Curtiss

CISO & Director, Global Cybersecurity

Hanes

In this lunch networking session William Curtiss, CISO & Director, Global Cybersecurity will lead attendees through a series of roundtable discussions focused on two priority topics for CIOs and CISOs. 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

12:50pm - 1:20pm  Networking Break

1:20pm - 2:10pm  CIO & CISO Featured Session

Partnering to Create a Secure, Digital, and Modern Workplace

Pawanjit Singh headshot

Pawanjit Singh

VP, IT

Premier

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Ben Schwering

CISO

Premier

Enhancing the overall technical acumen of your organization and leading your people through the rapid pace of change can be like trying to boil the ocean.  Pawanjit Singh and Ben Schwering may have figured this out. 

Join this session to hear:

  • The decision process for Premier prior to adopting a modern digital workplace
  • How the security team enabled this strategy and successfully partnered with the corporate IT team
  • Best practices and lessons learned around organizational change management

1:20pm - 2:10pm  CISO Featured Session

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

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Peter Kobs

EVP

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!)

1:20pm - 2:10pm  CIO Executive Boardroom

Building the Infrastructure for Sound Data Governance

Shawn Persing headshot

Shawn Persing

CIO

Conrex

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Rob Watkins

CIO

Compass Group USA

A data-driven organization must have clearly defined governance and business alignment if there is any hope of imbuing their information with meaning. In this discussion, executives examine challenges in taking next steps on the data path and share best practices in driving analytics forward.

Join this peer-to-peer discussion to explore:

  • Data trust and confidence over a wide variety of systems
  • Models to eliminate duplicity and improve data quality
  • Data classification and getting users to accept ownership

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 Bryan Roby at bryan.roby@evanta.com or 503-808-9837.

1:20pm - 2:10pm  CISO Executive Boardroom

Identifying the Way Forward in IAM

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Mike Brannon

Director, Infrastructure & Security

National Gypsum

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Christina Bray

Business Information Security Officer

BB&T

As the Identity Access Management (IAM) landscape grows in complexity, the need to get it right becomes more pronounced.  Join this roundtable discussion to benchmark your framework and learn the most innovative tactics security leaders are using to increase IAM efficiency at their organization.

In this boardroom we’ll discuss:

  • Methodologies that satisfy users while maintaining adequate access controls
  • Communication techniques to streamline acceptance of IAM across the business
  • The future of IAM including passwords, biometrics and multi-factor authentication

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 Bryan Roby at bryan.roby@evanta.com or 503-808-9837.

November 19, 2019 - afternoon

2:10pm - 2:30pm  Networking Break

2:30pm - 3:20pm  CIO & CISO Featured Session

The People Problem — Educate and Mitigate

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Mike House

CIO

Piedmont Healthcare

While security tools become increasingly advanced the biggest vulnerability in an organization remains the people. Mike House shares how Piedmont has reduced their vulnerability to less than two percent.

In this interactive session you’ll:

  • Explore how a shift in culture and perception of cybersecurity can impact the organization
  • Share insights on how to incorporate a training program through onboarding
  • Discuss the correlation to corporate vulnerability and phishing attacks

2:30pm - 3:20pm  CISO Featured Session

Communicating the Financial Impact of Cybersecurity Risk

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Scott Mathis

CISO

RBC Bank US

When the board and executive leadership struggle to articulate the risk data they need, determining what information to share can feel like a guessing game. Scott Mathis may have solved this riddle. 

Join this session to hear strategies on:

  • Communicating risk based on revenue streams and operational efficiencies
  • Leveraging open lines of collaboration and communication across business units
  • Articulating risk through the lens of data privacy regulations

2:30pm - 3:20pm  CIO & CISO Executive Boardroom

Diversity in Tech — Developing a Workforce for the Future

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Raja Musunuru

CIO

AAA Carolinas

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Reenie Askew

CIO

City of Charlotte

It is no secret that digital transformation continues to bring forth disruption and massive cultural change to organizations. Through the lens of diversity and inclusion, CIOs and CISOs will consider how to build out an IT and security workforce to accelerate growth.

Join this session to discuss:

  • Building diverse teams to increase innovation
  • Upskilling and reallocating talent to meet changing demands
  • Looking for talent in nontraditional spaces

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 & CISOs). To reserve your seat, please contact Bryan Roby at bryan.roby@evanta.com or 503-808-9837.

2:30pm - 3:20pm  CISO Executive Boardroom

Strengthening Your Security Operations Center

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Kevin McKenzie

VP & CISO

Dollar Tree

Ron Meeting headshot

Ron Meeting

CISO

Barings

When it comes to taking your data from you, cyber criminals never rest. If they can’t get in one way, they will try another. When managing incidents for your enterprise, it is critical to ensure that threats and attacks are properly identified, analyzed, communicated, defended, investigated and reported.

In this peer-to-peer discussion we’ll explore:

  • Creating effective reporting strategies for the entire organization
  • Identifying opportunities for automation in the SOC
  • Onboarding and upskilling to maximize the value of investment

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 Bryan Roby at bryan.roby@evanta.com or 503-808-9837.

3:20pm - 3:40pm  Networking Break

3:40pm - 3:50pm  Closing Comments

3:50pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

The ABC's of Digital Transformation

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Patrick Thompson

CIO

Albemarle

   How do you define digital transformation? One thing is certain – CIOs and CISOs are the innovators and transformers of new technology across the enterprise. Albemarle started their journey two years ago with a shift in culture and staffing, leading to positive results.

In this session Patrick Thompson will share:

  • How to drive digital transformation
  • The ABC strategy of a business and digital transformation
  • How to build a world-class IT organization to meet changes

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

Location


Venue & Accommodation

The Westin Charlotte

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National Thought Leaders
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Charlotte CISO Program Manager


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

Bryan Roby

503-808-9837

bryan.roby@evanta.com