Innovate, Inspire, Protect, Perform

September 20, 2022 | Detroit, MI 


Michael Butman, Chief Information Officer
Forgotten Harvest

Mike Butman is an IT Leader transforming the digital enterprise for 4 decades. With a passion for innovation and change served as CIO/IT Director and Consultant in a wide span of market verticals including Distribution, Manufacturing, Cultural, K-Higher Ed, and Health Care. He pioneers new digital paradigms through “Leading with Synergy” leveraging the connection between people, strategies, culture, and technology. Skilled in ERP, agile methods, cloud and data architectures, and systems. Mike is a Gartner featured panelist and was selected by Gartner as Peer Connect Hottest Pick in 2014. He also appeared on The History Channel, Modern Marvels (Great Inventions: The Computer).

Maria HaightChief Information Officer
TGI Direct

Maria Haight is currently the CIO of TGI Direct, a direct marketing company. Her IT background spans multiple industries: Telcom, CPG, Finance/Banking, and Marketing. Maria has been involved in localization/translation work, digital transformation, CRM & Loyalty programs, PLM and EDI data programs, as well as financial core solutions. In the last 5 years, she has also worn the title of CISO and became more invested in cybersecurity with an emphasis on PII, PHI, and financial data of customers and employees. This also includes experience with SOC 2, NIST, GBLM, and other auditing and compliance methodologies. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, traveling, and attending sporting events.

Brett HudspethVice President, Segment Chief Information Officer, Clinical

Brett Hudspeth is the Segment Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Humana’s clinical business areas. Brett and his team are accountable for delivering the technology capabilities that allow Humana’s clinicians to deliver care management services to our members and to perform utilization management reviews, ensuring our members receive the right care, in the right setting, at the right time. In this capacity, Brett works closely with senior clinical business segment leaders to set the vision for the role technology will play in key efforts including; the Enterprise Clinical Operating Model, the ongoing reimagining of the Utilization Management process, and other initiatives that ultimately help our members achieve their best health.

Brett has held a variety of roles within Humana’s technology team over the last 10+ years, including key roles within the digital technology team, the IT Mergers and Acquisitions team, and several roles across clinical technology where he helped to shepherd the implementation of the CareHub suite of capabilities that serves our members today.

Brett came to Humana from Epic Systems, where he worked with a number of hospitals and health systems across the country to implement Epic’s award-winning electronic health record system. In this role, Brett focused primarily on interoperability and connections between systems within and external to the hospital. Prior to joining Epic, Brett spent the first 3+ years of his career as a software engineer with a rapidly growing technology startup, wearing several hats as the company grew from a dozen employees to well over a hundred and from an incubation stage through angel investment.

Brett is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and currently lives with his wife and son in Columbus, OH. He holds multiple degrees from Youngstown State University in Ohio and a Juris Doctor from the University Of Illinois College Of Law.

Lee Sobotkin, Enterprise Solutions Architect

Lee Sobotkin is an Enterprise Solutions Architect at Boomi, solving integration and data management challenges for global and hyper-growth organizations. This includes defining, shaping, and implementing a vision for digital transformation based on Boomi technologies.

Chris Pittman, Senior Sales Engineer – Enterprise
Arctic Wolf

Chris is a CISSP/CRISC/SEC+ veteran in the security space who first learned networking to join LAN gaming parties in the early ‘90s. He has worked in security operations for global enterprise companies as well as sales, support and consulting in the security vendor space for more than 20 years. As a member/supporter of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, he is a passionate advocate for digital privacy – especially in balance with corporate and government security mandates. He is passionate about security education and mentorship, which he does as a professor of network and digital forensics at Eastern Michigan University. He is currently the Senior Presales Engineer for enterprise business in the Great Lakes Region for Arctic Wolf where he leads organizations in building security operations solutions.

M.S. Krishnan
Faculty Director, Business+Tech Initiative, CK Prahalad Initiative & India Initiative, Accenture Professor of Computer Information Systems, Professor of Technology & Operations
Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

NCS Madison Corp.

101 W Grand Ave, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 239-8584