Innovate, Inspire, Protect, Perform

March 29, 2022 | Midwest

Facilitators Include:

Arun DeSouza

Rahul Trivedi, Vice President of Intelligent Automation


Rahul Trivedi is Vice President of Intelligent Automation at TransUnion and leads global strategy and delivery of Intelligent Automation program to develop and scale the automation capability within TransUnion. His focus areas include RPA, ML/AI, OCR, and chatbots. He has 20+ years of experience in the technology industry leading Product Development, Intelligent Process Automation, New Product Introductions, and Customer Support.

Arun DeSouza

Aaron Verdell Call, Chief Information Security Officer
WPS Health Solutions

Aaron Call joined WPS Health Solutions in December 2019 as Chief Information Security Officer. Today he leads the company’s combined security and IT infrastructure teams, ensuring the delivery of robust and secure IT services.

He was previously the Chief Information Security Officer for the state of Minnesota, where he led security and infrastructure teams, authored the state’s cybersecurity strategic plan, and founded an IT governance structure spanning more than 90 departments and agencies.
Aaron earned a law degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in administration of justice with a minor in German.

Arun DeSouza

Litsa Vinihakis, Vice President IT Optimization
Northern Trust Corporation

Litsa Vinihakis is a Vice President in the IT Optimization organization at Northern Trust, a financial services company that caters to corporations, institutional investors, and ultra-high net worth individuals. During her tenure, Litsa has been involved in several initiatives related to improving efficiency and productivity to internal operations. Litsa currently resides with her family in the Chicagoland area. During her free time, Litsa volunteers for many not-for-profit organizations.

Arun DeSouza

Riaz Yusuff, Chief Information Officer
William Rainey Harper College

Riaz Yusuff is the Chief Information Officer at William Rainey Harper College. Before joining Harper College, Riaz was the Chief Information Officer of OHR at the University of Minnesota. Riaz has started his career as a developer and played various roles including project manager, IT manager, and IT director. Before the University of Minnesota, Riaz has worked at Capella University and Computer Science Corporation.

During his two decades of experience in IT, Riaz has implemented several on-premise and cloud applications. With his dual Master’s Degree in IT and Business Administration, combined with broad IT experience, Riaz has developed strong business acumen and skill to align IT’s culture to business culture.

Arun DeSouza

Milos Topic, Vice President for Information Technology & Chief Digital Officer
Grand Valley State University

Miloš has 24 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibilities focused primarily on technology, innovation, strategy, operations, and leadership. His experiences range from startups to Fortune 1000 companies to contributing across multiple universities (both public and private) over the past two decades.

Prior to his current role as a Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, his most recent positions were that of a Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and Director of Technology Services. His responsibilities and experiences have included customer experience; business development and product design; project and portfolio management; information security; network and system engineering and administration as well as programming and development.

He’s a frequent speaker on leadership, building high-performing teams, and innovation across a wide range of professional networks and industries across the nation.

Arun DeSouza

Masaood Yunus, Director M&A, Innovation, and Enterprise Architecture

Masaood Yunus is a cross-industry global business technology transformation leader and startup advisor. Masaood’s strategy and execution expertise include mergers and acquisitions, digital transformation, and lean innovation management with a specific focus on emerging technologies.

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