Milwaukee CISO Executive Summit

November 16, 2022 | Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

November 16, 2022
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

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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
Director, Information Security

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 Private Dinner

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

9:30am - 10:00am  Networking Break

10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Executive Boardroom Hosted by Sirius Computer Solutions

Additional details coming soon.


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

CISO

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

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

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 reliance across technology and security teams is key to defending the enterprise. As security stacks incorporate Security Service Edge (SSE) to sustain the SASE journey, the partnership between CIOs, CISOs, and their teams is more important than ever.

Join this session to learn about:

  • Best practices for IT and security collaboration
  • Communicating the importance of SSE to your CEO and Board
  • Improving internal stakeholder relationships to fuel business outcomes

1:10pm - 1:25pm  Break

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Executive Boardroom Hosted by Cisco Secure

Pam Lindemoen headshot

Pam Lindemoen

Advisory CISO

Cisco Secure

Additional details coming soon.


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

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  Executive Boardroom

A Fresh Look at API Security

Ameya Talwalkar headshot

Ameya Talwalkar

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Cequence Security

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

3:30pm - 3:45pm  Break

3:45pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

#EpicFail — A Ransomware Choose Your Own Adventure

 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 Private Dinner

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

9:30am - 10:00am  Networking Break

10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Executive Boardroom Hosted by Sirius Computer Solutions

Additional details coming soon.


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

CISO

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

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

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 reliance across technology and security teams is key to defending the enterprise. As security stacks incorporate Security Service Edge (SSE) to sustain the SASE journey, the partnership between CIOs, CISOs, and their teams is more important than ever.

Join this session to learn about:

  • Best practices for IT and security collaboration
  • Communicating the importance of SSE to your CEO and Board
  • Improving internal stakeholder relationships to fuel business outcomes

1:10pm - 1:25pm  Break

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Executive Boardroom Hosted by Cisco Secure

Pam Lindemoen headshot

Pam Lindemoen

Advisory CISO

Cisco Secure

Additional details coming soon.


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

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  Executive Boardroom

A Fresh Look at API Security

Ameya Talwalkar headshot

Ameya Talwalkar

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Cequence Security

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

3:30pm - 3:45pm  Break

3:45pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

#EpicFail — A Ransomware Choose Your Own Adventure

 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

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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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Milwaukee CISO Program Manager


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

Samantha White

Program Manager

623-221-4103

samantha.white@evanta.com