Milwaukee CISO Executive Summit

November 16, 2022 | Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

November 16, 2022
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

Collaborate with your peers

Get together with Milwaukee's top CISOs 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 CISOs today:

Mastering the Art of Change and Adaptability

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

Empowering Talent, Protecting the Enterprise

Milwaukee CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Richard Flahaven

Harley-Davidson
Chief Information Security Officer & Data Privacy Officer

Mandy Huth

Kohler Co.
VP, Cybersecurity

John Paape

Roehl Transport
Vice President of Technology/CIO

Rick Sackett

ProAmpac
Global Director, Information Security & Privacy

What to Expect

Interactive Sessions

Hear from CISO 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 Milwaukee CISO 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 15, 2022

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

Governing Body Welcome Reception

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

November 16, 2022 - morning

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

8:45am - 9:30am  Keynote

More Than Just Theory -- How Technology is Making Us Safer

Lynne Briggs headshot

Lynne Briggs

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Versiti

The implications of technological systems and processes go beyond endpoint security, user access, inventory tracking, and the myriad of other uses we see daily. When applied in innovative ways, they have the potential to make lifesaving improvements to existing processes. Vice President and CIO of Versiti, Lynne Briggs, will share how technologies applied in new ways are breaking new ground in health and safety.

In this keynote, Lynne will discuss:

  • Re-engineering of processes
  • Innovation in the application of existing technologies
  • Quantification through an innovative model

9:30am - 10:00am  Networking Break

10:00am - 10:45am  Breakout Session

Into the Headwinds -- Facing the Future with Confidence

Richard Flahaven headshot

Richard Flahaven

Chief Information Security Officer & Data Privacy Officer

Harley-Davidson

A good leader always has an eye on what’s ahead. This interactive session will be an opportunity to discuss inflation, supply chain, talent, security, cost management, contract negotiation and terms, privacy, hybrid work environments, and so much more. If it’s on your radar, it’s on the agenda!

Join this interactive session to share and discuss:

  • What your peers are tracking
  • Where to look for the prevailing headwinds
  • How to leverage your peers to keep on top of changes


10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Addressing Talent Challenges Through Automation

Liran Chen headshot

Liran Chen

Vice President , System Engineering America’s

ForeScout Technologies

Michael Lehman headshot

Michael Lehman

CIO

Batteries Plus

Rick Sackett headshot

Rick Sackett

Global Director, Information Security & Privacy

ProAmpac

From 2013 to 2021 unfilled cybersecurity jobs increased from one to 3.5 million. Researchers predict this skills gap will hold steady through 2025. This bad news for strapped SOC teams struggling to keep up with mounting workloads and leaders under immense pressure from their corporate boards means that many organizations are turning to automation to both help address and mitigate their talent struggles.

Join this roundtable to discuss:

  • Ways that automation can promote workforce growth
  • How the talent battle has affected confidence in security postures
  • How automation can be leveraged to combat talent challenges


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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Samantha White at samantha.white@evanta.com

10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Due Diligence to Mitigate Third-Party Risk

Pam Lindemoen headshot

Pam Lindemoen

Advisory CISO

Cisco Secure

Michelle Hobbins headshot

Michelle Hobbins

CIO

Carthage College

David Schaibly headshot

David Schaibly

Director, IT Security & BCM

Uline

Third parties aren’t confined to the multitude of contracts that IT spearheads. Users and departments across the enterprise are entering into agreements with third parties every day and exposing the business to exponential risk. What level of diligence can a leader bring to the process?

Join this session to learn how to:

  • Mitigate the risk business clients have introduced to your environment
  • Educate your workforce on the risks they are undertaking
  • Govern the process to impact decisions

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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Ernest Hughes at ernest.hughes@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 16, 2022 - mid-afternoon

11:20am - 12:05pm  Breakout Session

Communicating the Hack — Not as Hard as you Think

Bob Turner headshot

Bob Turner

Field CISO

Fortinet

As networks, systems and applications become more complex and distributed, detecting and responding to threats and attacks has become increasingly difficult. Your IT program and cybersecurity plan is judged by your last event. Communicating readiness appropriately builds confidence in the way you will address the next event. 

In this session, you will explore:

  • What CISOs need to be telling the C-Suite and Boards about cyber risk
  • Evaluating and communicating Value vs. Risk vs. Cost for minor to major impact cyber attacks
  • Micro Workshop: Socializing and exercising your cyber response plans and tools by creating a Ransomware Tabletop Exercise

11:20am - 12:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Conversational AI for Customer Care

Madison Gooch headshot

Madison Gooch

Director, Watson AI Applications and Solutions, Americas

IBM

Daniela Caldararu headshot

Daniela Caldararu

Vice President, Information Technology

CUNA Mutual

Bhuvnesh Sharma headshot

Bhuvnesh Sharma

Senior Director of Technology

Target

To create a positive and lasting relationship with customers, organizations must provide an exceptional, consistent, and personalized experience at all points of engagement. Conversational AI is bringing natural conversational interfaces to a growing number of these engagement points.

Join this interactive boardroom to discuss:

  • How to gain a holistic view of customers to empower consistent experiences
  • Advanced AI strategies to solve customer problems with urgency
  • Creating delightful personalization in each customer interaction


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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Ernest Hughes at ernest.hughes@evanta.com

11:20am - 12:05pm  Executive Boardroom

A Fresh Look at API Security

William Glazier headshot

William Glazier

Senior Director of Threat Research

Cequence Security

Jeremy Bauer headshot

Jeremy Bauer

Sr. Director Information Security (CISO)

Molson Coors Beverage

Chris Merkel headshot

Chris Merkel

Senior Director, Cybersecurity Operations

Northwestern Mutual

APIs fuel digital transformation and are core to every SaaS, web and mobile application. As API use attacks are becoming more frequent and complex, how can CISOs ensure protection for sensitive data, applications, and customers?

Join this interactive discussion to learn:

  • How to gain visibility to understand exposure and risk
  • Ways to answer the “so what” for API security, including OWASP API Top 10 impacts
  • How security and development teams can find balance


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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Ernest Hughes at ernest.hughes@evanta.com

12:05pm - 12:35pm  Lunch Service

12:35pm - 1:10pm  Keynote

Security is a Team Sport

James Christiansen headshot

James Christiansen

VP, CSO Cloud Security Transformation

Netskope

Building trust and resilience across infrastructure and security teams is key to defending the enterprise. As companies execute zero trust strategies, the partnership between CIOs, CISOs, and their teams is more important than ever.

Join this session to learn about:

  • The critical components of a modern zero trust strategy
  • Proven practices for infrastructure and security collaboration
  • Improving internal stakeholder relationships to make the right investments and fuel business outcomes

1:10pm - 1:25pm  Break

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

Cybersecurity Insurance - What Price Will You Pay?

Reshad Alam headshot

Reshad Alam

Vice President, Information Systems Security

Regal Rexnord

Join a friendly debate with your CIO & CISO peers on the ever-pressing topic of cyber insurance. Premiums are rising and leaders from every organization are questioning the value of holding cyber insurance. Join this session to debate and collaborate on this evolving conversation.

In this session you'll discuss:

  • Perspectives on the changing cyber insurance industry
  • Dissecting differing values of organizations who carry cyber insurance
  • Open conversations about the struggles and benefits of investing in cyber insurance

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Business Transformation in Market Redefinition

Antony D'Cruz headshot

Antony D'Cruz

CIO & SVP IT & PMO

HSA Bank

Steve Hannan headshot

Steve Hannan

CIO

Landmark Credit Union

Tomorrow's CIO understands the need to identify new optimized opportunities in an evolving market. The pressure to make decisions rapidly while focusing on driving growth and balancing legacy ambitions will create a unique opportunity for business transformation.

Join your CIO peers to discuss:

  • Capitalizing on new business opportunities during market redefinition
  • Creating a strategic vision to drive growth
  • Balancing optimization 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 CIOs and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Samantha White at Samantha.White@evanta.com or Ernest Hughes at ernest.hughes@evanta.com

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Elevate Customer Experience with Digital Identity

Tim Dickson headshot

Tim Dickson

CIO

Generac Power Systems

Sheldon Cuffie headshot

Sheldon Cuffie

Vice President & Enterprise Chief Information Security Officer

American Family Insurance

Jeremy Dyken headshot

Jeremy Dyken

Director IT & Application Development

Fox World Travel

 Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) is the backbone required to orchestrate and deliver a seamless customer experience. This session will focus on CIAM best practices related to creating and orchestrating frictionless, trustworthy experiences that drive growth.

Join this interactive session to discuss:

  • Ensuring a seamless and secure user experience through current tools
  • Building and orchestrating frictionless, contextualized and secure digital customer journeys
  • Strategizing how CIAM can drive growth for your 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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Samantha White at samantha.white@evanta.com

November 16, 2022 - afternoon

2:05pm - 2:35pm  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

Evolving with Third-Party Risk

Alan Greenberg headshot

Alan Greenberg

CISO

State of Wisconsin

 Third-party and supply chain risk has changed exponentially; is your approach the same? The increasing complexity of essential external partnerships requires a more nimble and responsive response to vendor risk management.

Join this session to discuss:

  • How your peers have shifted their approach
  • Which strategies are returning the best results
  • Where to find support across the c-suite


2:45pm - 3:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Mission Imperative – Increasing Innovation’s Role in the Business

Laurie Panella headshot

Laurie Panella

CIO

Marquette University

John Paape headshot

John Paape

Vice President of Technology/CIO

Roehl Transport

David Hotchkiss headshot

David Hotchkiss

VP & CIO

Medical College of Wisconsin

With a rapidly changing technology landscape, innovation can no longer be shown in the form of one-off projects when your people ”have the time”. Establishing innovation as a priority to the business can improve business outcomes.

In this session, you’ll discuss:

  • Creative methods of building a case for innovation

  • Communicating how innovation will create tangible results in achieving key business objectives

  • Successful methods and approaches used to discover disruptive trends and new technologies



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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Samantha White at samantha.white@evanta.com

3:30pm - 3:45pm  Break

3:45pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

#EpicFail — A Ransomware Choose Your Own Adventure

Mandy Huth headshot

Mandy Huth

VP, Cybersecurity

Kohler Co.

 Whether it comes from across the globe or down the street, the ever-looming threat of a ransomware attack is always in the back of the IT and security executive’s mind. Get your collaborative and creative juices flowing in this gamified choose-your-own-adventure.

In this interactive session attendees will:

  • Collaborate to identify threat responses
  • Respond to choices and forces out of their control
  • Discuss pitfalls and best practices


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

November 15, 2022

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

Governing Body Welcome Reception

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

November 16, 2022 - morning

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

8:45am - 9:30am  Keynote

More Than Just Theory -- How Technology is Making Us Safer

Lynne Briggs headshot

Lynne Briggs

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Versiti

The implications of technological systems and processes go beyond endpoint security, user access, inventory tracking, and the myriad of other uses we see daily. When applied in innovative ways, they have the potential to make lifesaving improvements to existing processes. Vice President and CIO of Versiti, Lynne Briggs, will share how technologies applied in new ways are breaking new ground in health and safety.

In this keynote, Lynne will discuss:

  • Re-engineering of processes
  • Innovation in the application of existing technologies
  • Quantification through an innovative model

9:30am - 10:00am  Networking Break

10:00am - 10:45am  Breakout Session

Into the Headwinds -- Facing the Future with Confidence

Richard Flahaven headshot

Richard Flahaven

Chief Information Security Officer & Data Privacy Officer

Harley-Davidson

A good leader always has an eye on what’s ahead. This interactive session will be an opportunity to discuss inflation, supply chain, talent, security, cost management, contract negotiation and terms, privacy, hybrid work environments, and so much more. If it’s on your radar, it’s on the agenda!

Join this interactive session to share and discuss:

  • What your peers are tracking
  • Where to look for the prevailing headwinds
  • How to leverage your peers to keep on top of changes


10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Addressing Talent Challenges Through Automation

Liran Chen headshot

Liran Chen

Vice President , System Engineering America’s

ForeScout Technologies

Michael Lehman headshot

Michael Lehman

CIO

Batteries Plus

Rick Sackett headshot

Rick Sackett

Global Director, Information Security & Privacy

ProAmpac

From 2013 to 2021 unfilled cybersecurity jobs increased from one to 3.5 million. Researchers predict this skills gap will hold steady through 2025. This bad news for strapped SOC teams struggling to keep up with mounting workloads and leaders under immense pressure from their corporate boards means that many organizations are turning to automation to both help address and mitigate their talent struggles.

Join this roundtable to discuss:

  • Ways that automation can promote workforce growth
  • How the talent battle has affected confidence in security postures
  • How automation can be leveraged to combat talent challenges


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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Samantha White at samantha.white@evanta.com

10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Due Diligence to Mitigate Third-Party Risk

Pam Lindemoen headshot

Pam Lindemoen

Advisory CISO

Cisco Secure

Michelle Hobbins headshot

Michelle Hobbins

CIO

Carthage College

David Schaibly headshot

David Schaibly

Director, IT Security & BCM

Uline

Third parties aren’t confined to the multitude of contracts that IT spearheads. Users and departments across the enterprise are entering into agreements with third parties every day and exposing the business to exponential risk. What level of diligence can a leader bring to the process?

Join this session to learn how to:

  • Mitigate the risk business clients have introduced to your environment
  • Educate your workforce on the risks they are undertaking
  • Govern the process to impact decisions

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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Ernest Hughes at ernest.hughes@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 16, 2022 - mid-afternoon

11:20am - 12:05pm  Breakout Session

Communicating the Hack — Not as Hard as you Think

Bob Turner headshot

Bob Turner

Field CISO

Fortinet

As networks, systems and applications become more complex and distributed, detecting and responding to threats and attacks has become increasingly difficult. Your IT program and cybersecurity plan is judged by your last event. Communicating readiness appropriately builds confidence in the way you will address the next event. 

In this session, you will explore:

  • What CISOs need to be telling the C-Suite and Boards about cyber risk
  • Evaluating and communicating Value vs. Risk vs. Cost for minor to major impact cyber attacks
  • Micro Workshop: Socializing and exercising your cyber response plans and tools by creating a Ransomware Tabletop Exercise

11:20am - 12:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Conversational AI for Customer Care

Madison Gooch headshot

Madison Gooch

Director, Watson AI Applications and Solutions, Americas

IBM

Daniela Caldararu headshot

Daniela Caldararu

Vice President, Information Technology

CUNA Mutual

Bhuvnesh Sharma headshot

Bhuvnesh Sharma

Senior Director of Technology

Target

To create a positive and lasting relationship with customers, organizations must provide an exceptional, consistent, and personalized experience at all points of engagement. Conversational AI is bringing natural conversational interfaces to a growing number of these engagement points.

Join this interactive boardroom to discuss:

  • How to gain a holistic view of customers to empower consistent experiences
  • Advanced AI strategies to solve customer problems with urgency
  • Creating delightful personalization in each customer interaction


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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Ernest Hughes at ernest.hughes@evanta.com

11:20am - 12:05pm  Executive Boardroom

A Fresh Look at API Security

William Glazier headshot

William Glazier

Senior Director of Threat Research

Cequence Security

Jeremy Bauer headshot

Jeremy Bauer

Sr. Director Information Security (CISO)

Molson Coors Beverage

Chris Merkel headshot

Chris Merkel

Senior Director, Cybersecurity Operations

Northwestern Mutual

APIs fuel digital transformation and are core to every SaaS, web and mobile application. As API use attacks are becoming more frequent and complex, how can CISOs ensure protection for sensitive data, applications, and customers?

Join this interactive discussion to learn:

  • How to gain visibility to understand exposure and risk
  • Ways to answer the “so what” for API security, including OWASP API Top 10 impacts
  • How security and development teams can find balance


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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Ernest Hughes at ernest.hughes@evanta.com

12:05pm - 12:35pm  Lunch Service

12:35pm - 1:10pm  Keynote

Security is a Team Sport

James Christiansen headshot

James Christiansen

VP, CSO Cloud Security Transformation

Netskope

Building trust and resilience across infrastructure and security teams is key to defending the enterprise. As companies execute zero trust strategies, the partnership between CIOs, CISOs, and their teams is more important than ever.

Join this session to learn about:

  • The critical components of a modern zero trust strategy
  • Proven practices for infrastructure and security collaboration
  • Improving internal stakeholder relationships to make the right investments and fuel business outcomes

1:10pm - 1:25pm  Break

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

Cybersecurity Insurance - What Price Will You Pay?

Reshad Alam headshot

Reshad Alam

Vice President, Information Systems Security

Regal Rexnord

Join a friendly debate with your CIO & CISO peers on the ever-pressing topic of cyber insurance. Premiums are rising and leaders from every organization are questioning the value of holding cyber insurance. Join this session to debate and collaborate on this evolving conversation.

In this session you'll discuss:

  • Perspectives on the changing cyber insurance industry
  • Dissecting differing values of organizations who carry cyber insurance
  • Open conversations about the struggles and benefits of investing in cyber insurance

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Business Transformation in Market Redefinition

Antony D'Cruz headshot

Antony D'Cruz

CIO & SVP IT & PMO

HSA Bank

Steve Hannan headshot

Steve Hannan

CIO

Landmark Credit Union

Tomorrow's CIO understands the need to identify new optimized opportunities in an evolving market. The pressure to make decisions rapidly while focusing on driving growth and balancing legacy ambitions will create a unique opportunity for business transformation.

Join your CIO peers to discuss:

  • Capitalizing on new business opportunities during market redefinition
  • Creating a strategic vision to drive growth
  • Balancing optimization 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 CIOs and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Samantha White at Samantha.White@evanta.com or Ernest Hughes at ernest.hughes@evanta.com

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Elevate Customer Experience with Digital Identity

Tim Dickson headshot

Tim Dickson

CIO

Generac Power Systems

Sheldon Cuffie headshot

Sheldon Cuffie

Vice President & Enterprise Chief Information Security Officer

American Family Insurance

Jeremy Dyken headshot

Jeremy Dyken

Director IT & Application Development

Fox World Travel

 Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) is the backbone required to orchestrate and deliver a seamless customer experience. This session will focus on CIAM best practices related to creating and orchestrating frictionless, trustworthy experiences that drive growth.

Join this interactive session to discuss:

  • Ensuring a seamless and secure user experience through current tools
  • Building and orchestrating frictionless, contextualized and secure digital customer journeys
  • Strategizing how CIAM can drive growth for your 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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Samantha White at samantha.white@evanta.com

November 16, 2022 - afternoon

2:05pm - 2:35pm  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

Evolving with Third-Party Risk

Alan Greenberg headshot

Alan Greenberg

CISO

State of Wisconsin

 Third-party and supply chain risk has changed exponentially; is your approach the same? The increasing complexity of essential external partnerships requires a more nimble and responsive response to vendor risk management.

Join this session to discuss:

  • How your peers have shifted their approach
  • Which strategies are returning the best results
  • Where to find support across the c-suite


2:45pm - 3:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Mission Imperative – Increasing Innovation’s Role in the Business

Laurie Panella headshot

Laurie Panella

CIO

Marquette University

John Paape headshot

John Paape

Vice President of Technology/CIO

Roehl Transport

David Hotchkiss headshot

David Hotchkiss

VP & CIO

Medical College of Wisconsin

With a rapidly changing technology landscape, innovation can no longer be shown in the form of one-off projects when your people ”have the time”. Establishing innovation as a priority to the business can improve business outcomes.

In this session, you’ll discuss:

  • Creative methods of building a case for innovation

  • Communicating how innovation will create tangible results in achieving key business objectives

  • Successful methods and approaches used to discover disruptive trends and new technologies



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 and CISOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Samantha White at samantha.white@evanta.com

3:30pm - 3:45pm  Break

3:45pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

#EpicFail — A Ransomware Choose Your Own Adventure

Mandy Huth headshot

Mandy Huth

VP, Cybersecurity

Kohler Co.

 Whether it comes from across the globe or down the street, the ever-looming threat of a ransomware attack is always in the back of the IT and security executive’s mind. Get your collaborative and creative juices flowing in this gamified choose-your-own-adventure.

In this interactive session attendees will:

  • Collaborate to identify threat responses
  • Respond to choices and forces out of their control
  • Discuss pitfalls and best practices


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

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming in-person gathering


Evanta programs are uniquely positioned to succeed in the current landscape.

  • Our invitation-only gatherings are designed to be smaller in scale, providing a safe and comfortable environment.
  • All in-person programs are local and complimentary, with zero impact on your organization’s T&E.

We are committed to creating the safest possible environment for all participants, partners, and associates. As a part of our commitment we will continue to monitor and adhere to government, venue, and health agency guidelines. Information on vaccinations, face mask guidance, on-site safety measures, and more, can be found here: Health and Safety Resource Policy.

Location


Venue & Accommodation

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
MORE INFORMATION

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee at a reduced conference rate. Reservations should be made online or by calling 414-276-1234.

Deadline to book using the discounted room rate of $149 USD (plus tax) is October 24, 2022.

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samantha.white@evanta.com