Tuesday, April 30, NCS’s Madison CIO & CISO Strategy annual meeting held in New York Marriott Marquis, attended by the CIOs and CISOs, and the IT Industry and participated in a series of group discussions, One-On-One meetings, networking, and keynotes.


A Marriage Made in the Cloud: Trends in Data Protection: Cloudy with a Chance of Recovery

Curtis Preston, Chief Technologist, Druva in his opening keynote address informed the attendees why the cloud is perfect for data protection & DR and is a marriage made in the clouds. He said it provides, infinite scale w/o paying for it, the ability to instantiate data recovery immediately, minimal ongoing costs for data recovery, and the ability to easily and repeatedly test declaring a disaster.

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Curtis Preston, Chief Technologist

The CIOs & CISOs participated in group discussions on topics included CIO leadership and influence, CIO driving growth, digital transformation, The Modern CIO & CISO Roles, Cyber Security Leadership, Business Engagement Strategy, Adaptive IT, IT Transformation, and more. 

Rahul Patel, Chief Information Officer, KBC Bank & Verzekering, facilitated Adaptive IT and the Modern Role of the CISO & CIO Roles Group Discussions

George Haynes, Former Chief Information Officer, Northrop Grumman Corporation, led CIO Leadership and Influence and Business Engagement Group Discussions

Lynne Chernow, Senior Technology Executive, Fordham University, facilitated Build an Enterprise-Wide IT Security Strategy and Cybersecurity Leadership Group Discussions

Meenakshi Baker, Assistant Vice President, Operations Technology Services and Support, New York University, led Developing an IT Innovation Culture Aligned with the Business Culture and Securing your Cloud Environment Group Discussions

S. Bhasker, Corporate Chief Information Officer, Innovacare, led IT Transformation Group Discussion

Amy Ma, Chief Information Security Officer, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, facilitated The Shift in Corporate Cybersecurity Strategies Group Discussion.

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Tony Chryseliou, Senior Manager, Global Information Security, Sony, led CISO & CIO Metrics for the Board Group Discussion

Mahesh Nattanmai, Chief Digital Health Strategist, NYS Department of Health, facilitated CIO Driving Growth and Digital Transformation Group Discussions

The attendees also engaged in a series of One-On-One meeting with the IT industry providers, including Fortinet, Janeiro Digital, Progress, Okta, Druva, Darktrace, Onshore Outsourcing, Dropbox, and nuware.


Snap Shots One-On-One Meetings:

Thank you to our sponsors https://ncsmadison.com/2019/03/27/2019-nyc-sponsors/, facilitators https://ncsmadison.com/cio-ciso-nyc/facilitators/ and the attendees for joining us and look forward to 2020. 

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