CIO & CISO STRATEGY MEETING

Innovate, Inspire, Protect, Perform

June 7, 2022 | The Carolinas | Virtual Event

A Knowledge Exchange Program for Corporate IT & Security Leaders

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Discussion based gathering of CIOs, CISOs, CTOs and SVPs/VPs from the largest companies in the U.S.

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Select 4-5 discussion groups out of over 25 topic-specific options to fit your priorities and planned initiatives

Each group is led by a Fortune 1000 CIO or CISO and attended by no more than 16 executives

Select specific engagements with solution providers based on your current needs and planned initiatives

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WHAT IS THE STRATEGY MEETING?

The CIO & CISO Strategy Meeting is a discussion based gathering of IT and Security leaders from the largest 2000 US companies. This event is invite only and attended strictly by CIOs, CISOs, CTOs and SVPs / VPs of IT and IT Security.

WHY IS IT UNIQUE?

As opposed to a traditional conference setting with a speaker/ audience format, the “discussion group” environment demands group participation which leads to a sharing of ideas and experiences at multiple levels and stages of implementation.

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NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Each CIO and CISO are engaged with 2-3 sponsors they want to meet with. Their selection is based solely on current and planned initiatives and interest in the product/service offerings of the attending sponsors.

DISCUSSION TOPICS INCLUDE:

Develop your 2022 Cybersecurity Roadmap
  • How to address and improve key areas of security that drive business value
  • How to be a strategical CISO vs a tactical security engineer. Work towards creating an organizational cyber mindset.
  • How to strategically plan for the prevention and remediation of a major security event
Realigning IT Strategy with the Business Goals
  • Develop a broad spectrum portfolio of IT initiatives from operational and tactical to innovative and entrepreneurial
  • Focus on becoming a future-facing IT Department that embraces the ever changing IT landscape
  • Develop the IT value proposition through IT investment as well as IT decommissioning
Navigate the New Work Culture
  • Develop a strategic plan to hire and retain top talent
  • Develop a hybrid strategy of in house talent development and outsourcing based on “value add” service and realistic competency
  • How do empower staff to bring their whole selves to work?
Responsible AI
  • Setting up necessary guidelines and transparency
  • Balancing the potential of AI Technology while considering ethical responsibilities with AI and automatic algorithms
  • Budget planning and the ROI of AI investments
CIO Future Leadership: Strategize and Adapt for 2022 and beyond
  • Demonstrate and prove the business value of IT to the organization leaders
  • Is the great resignation an opportunity to hire fresh new talent? Could your organization be the alternative?
  • What can we learn from the pandemic to think and operate differently?
Alignment of Cybersecurity with IT
  • Link cybersecurity measures and protective functions to technology initiatives as essential requirements within every program
  • Build a framework that values both service delivery and risk mitigation from the start of all projects
  • Define the role of best practice frameworks (ISOx, NIST, et cetera) as common language between InfoSec and IT
  • Provide leadership that integrates processes and people within cybersecurity and IT to promote a collaborative culture
Improving Day-to-Day IT Operations
  • Reduce complexity while maximizing sustainability, security and scalability
  • Planning for and sustaining AI Technology and advancements and how it will affect IT operation functions
  • Managing the talent pipeline and advancing collaboration across departments
Drive Innovation and Lead Change
  • Shifting from short-term individual innovations to long-term and connected synergistic innovations
  • Develop a focus on human-centered tech initiatives
  • Focus on improving customer experiences, engagement, and loyalty to drive future growth

FACILITATORS INCLUDE:

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Richard Biever

Chief Information Security Officer
Duke University

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Matthew Lang

Former Senior Vice President/Chief Information Security Officer
State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU)

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Benjamin Corll

Vice President, Cybersecurity
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SPONSORED BY:

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Datastax
Denodo Logo
Freshworks
Microfocus Company Logo
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Onshore Outsourcing
Singtel
Webscale Networks

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