Phoenix CISO Executive Summit

November 16, 2018 , Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix

November 16, 2018
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix

Collaborate with your peers

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

Phoenix CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Mike Goodwin headshot

Mike Goodwin

PetSmart, Inc.
CIO

Michael Guggemos headshot

Michael Guggemos

Insight Enterprises, Inc.
CIO

Vaughn Hazen headshot

Vaughn Hazen

Freeport-McMoRan
CISO

David Jarvis headshot

David Jarvis

Honeywell Aerospace
VP & CIO

Mike Lettman headshot

Mike Lettman

State of Arizona
CISO

Jason Lish headshot

Jason Lish

Alight
CIO

Spencer Mott headshot

Spencer Mott

McKesson Corporation
SVP & Global CISO

Tianbing Qian headshot

Tianbing Qian

Genesee & Wyoming
CIO

Todd Redfoot headshot

Todd Redfoot

GoDaddy.com
Chief Privacy & Risk Officer

Morgan Reed headshot

Morgan Reed

State of Arizona
CIO

Justin Replogle headshot

Justin Replogle

Honeywell Aerospace
VP, IT

Tina Thorstenson headshot

Tina Thorstenson

Arizona State University
Asst VP & CISO

Agenda


November 15, 2018

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

Going All In with the Cloud

Tim Moran headshot

Tim Moran

SVP, Global IT

Live Nation Entertainment

With a mandate to get out of the data center business, Live Nation made the strategic decision to migrate to the cloud in 2015. Tim Moran, SVP of Global IT, shares the details on what it takes to successfully move a global enterprise from on premises data centers to the cloud in 15 months.

In this keynote, you’ll hear:

  • The specifics of Live Nation’s cloud migration
  • The lessons learned, both good and bad, from the journey
  • The immense innovation benefits the organization has realized post-shift

November 16, 2018 - morning

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

7:45am - 8:30am  Keynote

Partnering with CIOs and CISOs — Best Practices

Mike Goodwin headshot

Mike Goodwin

CIO

PetSmart, Inc.

Robert Wahl headshot

Robert Wahl

CISO

PetSmart, Inc.

Michael Spandau headshot

Michael Spandau

CIO & SVP, Global IT

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

Building strong relationships is integral to being a leader, so how can CIOs and CISOs embrace their unique partnership? IT and security leaders face specific challenges that put them in a position to collaborate and magnify their impact. Mike Goodwin and Robert Wahl come together to answer some of the community’s top questions about team strategy.

In this keynote, you’ll discover:

  • What makes their relationship work so well
  • How security can be a business enabler
  • Where their responsibilities to the organization intersect

8:30am - 9:00am  Networking Break

9:00am - 9:50am  Breakout Session

One Year in the Cloud — Lessons Learned

Morgan Reed headshot

Morgan Reed

CIO

State of Arizona

Morgan Reed has seen first-hand that the cloud creates agility, scalability and reliability. Since implementing a cloud-first policy, he has seen significant savings and created further opportunities for advancement.

In this session, you’ll hear:

  • Why Arizona started this journey
  • How Reed got buy-in from key stakeholders
  • What new opportunities were available with new technology


9:00am - 9:50am  Breakout Session

AI and Machine Learning — Potential Successes and Security Risks

Aamir Lakhani headshot

Aamir Lakhani

Global Security Strategist

Fortinet, Inc.

Security vendors, infosecurity specialists and cybersecurity professionals claim to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to defend customers against the most advanced threats in cybersecurity. But if you ask how these technologies work, answers can be vague or misleading.

In this session, you will learn how:

  • The mechanics of artificial intelligence and machine learning work, exploring how different techniques can be used to detect malware, malicious domains, phishing emails and other threats
  • How technologies can potentially fail
  • How attackers can use technologies to infiltrate poorly designed or implemented systems

9:00am - 9:50am  Executive Boardroom

Transforming Industries Through Blockchain

Michael Guggemos headshot

Michael Guggemos

CIO

Insight Enterprises, Inc.

Tina Thorstenson headshot

Tina Thorstenson

Asst VP & CISO

Arizona State University

Hugh Collins headshot

Hugh Collins

Client Success Leader

IBM

Blockchain helps forward-thinking leaders accelerate innovation and transform business networks across many industries, including finance, healthcare, government and manufacturing. In certain applications, blockchain has demonstrated that global business transactions can be made with less friction and more trust.

In this boardroom, you’ll learn about:

  • Case studies where blockchain has been implemented
  • Accelerating innovation with this new technology
  • Digitizing transaction workflows

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: 

Led Rhodes at 503-972-4431 or Led.Rhodes@evanta.com


9:00am - 9:50am  Executive Boardroom

Rethinking Vendor Management — A Foundational Security Strategy

Sam Curcio headshot

Sam Curcio

NPA, Cloud Security Solutions

ePlus Technology, Inc

Randy Dotson headshot

Randy Dotson

Security Engineering Manager, Strategic Accounts

Check Point Software Technologies

Allan Jacobson headshot

Allan Jacobson

VP, Cyber Risk Management

VEREIT

Randell Smith headshot

Randell Smith

CISO

City of Phoenix

A heavy operational reliance on third party vendors introduces significant security risks, and a relationship left unmanaged can be a liability for any organization, especially in the cloud. This session will provide a practical, lightweight approach to addressing risk transference in a cloud context.

Join this session and learn how to:

  • Identify gaps between compliance, security and app management teams
  • Modify security strategies in the cloud
  • Reduce your attack surface and vulnerability


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: 

Led Rhodes at 503-972-4431 or Led.Rhodes@evanta.com

9:50am - 10:20am  Networking Break

10:20am - 11:10am  Breakout Session

Gaze into the Future with AI and Analytics

Michael Guggemos headshot

Michael Guggemos

CIO

Insight Enterprises, Inc.

Justin Replogle headshot

Justin Replogle

VP, IT

Honeywell Aerospace

If only you could predict the future, right? Well, with the rise of analytics and artificial intelligence, companies may be able to do just that. Mike Guggemos and Justin Replogle will discuss the implications of automation and AI and how it could impact organizations on multiple levels across many industries.

In this session, you’ll hear how:

  • Analytics is providing insight into market trends
  • Data is generating actionable plans to move the business forward
  • AI is driving process automation

10:20am - 11:10am  Breakout Session

Making the Most of the First Year

John Kirkwood headshot

John Kirkwood

VP, IT, Chief Information Risk Officer

Albertsons LLC

Looking to hit the ground running at a new position? Whether you’ve recently started as a new executive or are simply interested in preparing yourself for the future, John Kirkwood will guide you through tips and prepare you for the challenges new executives face.

In this session, you’ll learn how to:

  • Create internal partnerships
  • Find quick wins that make an impact
  • Avoid the traps of your first year


10:20am - 11:10am  Executive Boardroom

IoT – Securing the Modern Gold Rush

Spencer Mott headshot

Spencer Mott

SVP & Global CISO

McKesson Corporation

Pedro Abreu headshot

Pedro Abreu

Chief Strategy Officer

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Lester Godsey headshot

Lester Godsey

CISO

City of Mesa, AZ

The number of connected devices is expected to reach 20.4 billion by 2020. As CISOs look to secure the broader environment, legacy systems present hurdle after hurdle. Security teams are increasingly concerned by risks associated with a variety of devices, but struggle to address them quickly.

In this boardroom, you will discuss how to:

  • Securely facilitate IoT development
  • Applicability of existing IOT security frameworks and standards
  • Specific challenges of IOT in the industrial setting (Operational Technology)


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: 

Led Rhodes at 503-972-4431 or Led.Rhodes@evanta.com


10:20am - 11:10am  Executive Boardroom

Next-Generation Cloud Security

Mike Lettman headshot

Mike Lettman

CISO

State of Arizona

Ryan Mulholland headshot

Ryan Mulholland

Technical Lead, State and Local Professional Services

Google Cloud

As highly regulated organizations turn to cloud-based services to enable the next phase of digital transformation, 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, including:

• Automation, orchestration, AI and machine learning strategies

• Integration and scaling methods for cloud initiatives

• Measurable progress indicators that prove effectiveness and ROI


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: 

Led Rhodes at 503-972-4431 or Led.Rhodes@evanta.com

11:10am - 11:40am  Networking Break

November 16, 2018 - mid-afternoon

11:40am - 12:50pm  Keynote

Embarking on a Digital Partnership

Jason Lish headshot

Jason Lish

CIO

Alight

Ravishankar Subramanian headshot

Ravishankar Subramanian

Digital Champion, Banking and Financial Services

Wipro Ltd

Digital transformation is a key area of focus for today’s CIO as industries work to adapt and thrive in a new technological era. Jason Lish, the CIO of Alight, will speak to his new digital perspective and how it has evolved in partnership with Wipro
 

Join this session to find out how to:

  • Keep technology and security aligned with the pace of business
  • Lean into modern techniques and innovations
  • Maintain tech’s relevance and agility within the business

12:50pm - 1:20pm  Networking Break

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

Reporting to the Board — A Benchmarking Session

David Boynton headshot

David Boynton

Director, IS & Compliance

Arizona Public Service Company

Jeffrey Coe headshot

Jeffrey Coe

Sr. Director & CISO

ON Semiconductor Corporation

Jason Stead headshot

Jason Stead

CISO

Choice Hotels International, Inc.

Every board is a little different. They all want to see metrics, but which ones? Designing meaningful reports is critical to effective communication. This is an interactive session that will rely on a survey results gathered from attendees before the summit.

Join your peers to find out:

  • How to educate your board on cybersecurity so they become champions for security in your company
  • What the board really wants to hear 
  • Which metrics will help you craft a compelling story that inspires action


1:20pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

Cybersecurity from a CIO's Perspective

Umesh Manathkar headshot

Umesh Manathkar

Corporate VP & CIO

Amkor Technology, Inc.

Security is an enterprise risk, not just an IT risk. CIOs must secure the infrastructure and also avoid hindering business goals. The fine line between security and convenience is a challenge within the manufacturing industry. Umesh Manathkar shares how Amkor is driving Amkor Technology forward with a comprehensive security program. In this session, you will learn about:

  • Types of boundary defenses that contribute to overall risk management
  • Legacy systems that resist security procedures and tools
  • Factors that affect a cybersecurity mindset

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

GDPR and Beyond – Protecting Personal Data

Jim DeLorenzo headshot

Jim DeLorenzo

Security Solutions Advisor

Thales

Vaughn Hazen headshot

Vaughn Hazen

CISO

Freeport-McMoRan

The threat of a breach and the potential of losing customers’ private data has an added layer of complexity under new GDPR regulations. Now, the first blueprints for U.S. data protection regulations are being defined as the California Privacy Act begins to take shape. Companies and executives must be ready to be held to an even higher standard and prepare for additional consequences when the inevitable breach happens.

In this boardroom, you’ll learn about:

  • Ensuring Data Integrity
  • Methods for protecting personal data
  • Future compliance requirements

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: 

Led Rhodes at 503-972-4431 or Led.Rhodes@evanta.com

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Driving a Data Strategy for Digital Transformation

Howard Holton headshot

Howard Holton

Global Director, Enterprise Architecture

Hitachi Vantara

Dan Saltich headshot

Dan Saltich

CIO

Shamrock Foods Company

Jamie Smith headshot

Jamie Smith

CIO

University of Phoenix

Data-driven digital transformation helps established companies address competitive threats and market headwinds, while simultaneously helping them uncover new business opportunities and incremental revenue streams. However, transformational change is challenging as it impacts entrenched business practices, workflows and existing technologies.

In this board room discussion, you’ll discuss

  • Emerging practices to optimize your digital transformation
  • Mitigating the risk of transformational change
  • Achieving cost efficiency by rethinking operations and processes


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: 

Led Rhodes at 503-972-4431 or Led.Rhodes@evanta.com

November 16, 2018 - afternoon

2:10pm - 2:30pm  Networking Break

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Breakout Session

Generating Talent Opportunities — University and Business Alliances

Tracy Powers headshot

Tracy Powers

Director, Business Intelligence/IT Governance

Ports America

Raghu Santanam Ph.D. headshot

Raghu Santanam Ph.D.

Department Chair, Information Systems

Arizona State University

Hina Arora headshot

Hina Arora

Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Experiential Analytics

Arizona State University

Talent is an ongoing concern for executives. Whether it’s recruiting or retention, organizations are struggling to find the right people at the right time, especially for critical areas such as data and analytics. Explore your options with Arizona State University and Ports America leaders.

During this panel, you’ll learn to:

  • Strengthen analytics capabilities through university partnership
  • Manage co-innovation to ensure business value delivery and win-win
  • Maximize synergy and life cycle of university partnerships

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Breakout Session

People, Process and Technology — A Privacy Perspective

Todd Redfoot headshot

Todd Redfoot

Chief Privacy & Risk Officer

GoDaddy.com

Leticia Webb headshot

Leticia Webb

Director of Technology Risk Management

GoDaddy.com

Serena Lai headshot

Serena Lai

Assistant General Counsel

GoDaddy.com

As the largest Internet domain name registrar in the world, GoDaddy has 17.5 million customers and oversees more than 76 million web domains. How do they keep their privacy house in order? In this session, the organization's privacy leadership outline how it all works together to keep everyone from customers to ICANN to German works councils to international regulators happy.

What you’ll take away:

  • Learn about tactical implementation of automation efforts
  • Real stories of success on the building and implementation of a privacy operations team
  • Tips on working with consumers, employees, and regulators for privacy success

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Executive Boardroom

The RPA Journey — What’s Next?

Tim Moran headshot

Tim Moran

SVP, Global IT

Live Nation Entertainment

Ed Dzadovsky headshot

Ed Dzadovsky

VP Information Technology & Systems, NA

Couche-Tard

Kurt Petersen headshot

Kurt Petersen

UiPath

Laying the right groundwork is key to seeing automation bloom successfully within the organization. Different phases of the journey offer different challenges, so how can IT executives strategically push forward for a seamless implementation process?

In this boardroom, you’ll discuss:

  • Achieving buy-in from stakeholders
  • Identifying opportunities for RPA
  • Overcoming challenges and lessons learned during implementation

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: 

Led Rhodes at 503-972-4431 or Led.Rhodes@evanta.com

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Executive Boardroom

Zero Trust is a Journey, Not a Destination

Sean Frazier headshot

Sean Frazier

Advisory CISO - Federal

Duo Security

Zero Trust centers on the belief that organizations should not automatically trust anything, whether inside or outside the perimeter. The preferred approach then, is to verify all users, devices, and apps before granting access, as well as on a continuous basis. In this interactive session, we will discuss cloud migration and mobile security strategies, emphasizing how organizations have rolled out a Zero Trust ecosystem.

In this boardroom, you will learn:

  • How Zero Trust can impact cloud migration
  • Best practices for endpoint visibility and security
  • The dangers of too many default connection

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: 

Led Rhodes at 503-972-4431 or Led.Rhodes@evanta.com

3:20pm - 3:40pm  Networking Break

3:40pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

Five Years From Now — Emerging Trends

Thornton May headshot

Thornton May

Futurist

As emerging technologies continue to impact every department, C-suite IT leaders must stay abreast of oncoming trends and arm themselves with visibility into what the future will bring. Are you prepared for the shifts that will influence the business implications of new security tools and systems? Join leading IT futurist Thornton May, as he reveals the top trends IT and cybersecurity executives need to navigate when building resilient roadmaps for the never-ending road of disruption ahead.

In this keynote, you’ll learn to:

  • Take action based on critical technology trends
  • Create space for the future
  • Generate value and energy as a leader

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 manager.

Led Rhodes

503-972-4431

led.rhodes@evanta.com