Digitize | Transform | Lead | Secure

September 18, 2018 | Minneapolis, MN

Facilitators Include:

Tyrone Spratt, Chief of Business Technology Officer, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Board of Animal Health, Department of Labor & Industry

Chief Business Technology Officer for Minnesota IT Services partnering with state agencies of Agriculture, Animal Health and Labor and Industry. 18 years of state service and 15 years of IT experience. A professional career forged from compassion, empathy, big picture thinking and detailed action. Creates collaboration opportunities with cross-functional teams, local government organizations and multiple state agencies to deliver lasting results. Tyrone is a PMP and holds a MBA from Metropolitan State University – Twin Cities.

Kristine Boike, Director of Information Security Governance, Risk, and Compliance, Merrill Corporation

Kristine Boike is Director of Information Security Governance, Risk, Compliance at Merrill Corporation. Merrill Corporation is world-wide, providing secure M&A content sharing, regulated disclosure, XBRL, EDGAR and SEDAR filing services.

Boike has led network security and engineering organizations since the 1990s. She has industry experience in Banking, Financial Services, Higher Education, and Retail. She served on State of Minnesota Learning Network Board of Directors, MnSCU Academic Risk Management Committee, and currently on MN Chapter of Cloud Security Alliance Board of Directors.

Regulatory compliance experience: ISO21000:2013, SOC 2, Type II, HITRUST, PCI, FEDRAMP, SOX, FERPA.

Industry certifications: CISSP, CCSP, ITIL, TOGAF, PCI v3.2

Christopher Rence, Chief Data Officer, Equus Holdings Inc

Joining Equus Holdings in 2018, Chief Data Officer Christopher Rence is a solution-focused senior executive with more than 25 years of success spanning global compliance, software and cloud technology, security, telecommunications, e-commerce, and financial services. His broad areas of expertise include SaaS, security systems, data protection, technical infrastructure, global compliance, IT strategy, cloud computing, operations, ERP systems, data centers, and global team management. Prior to joining Equus, Christopher has held leadership positions with Digital River, Inc., FICO, and Accenture.

Carey B. Smith, Chief Technology Officer, Constellation Mutual

Carey Smith is a progressive technology executive with a history of delivering innovative technology solutions. Smith focuses on leveraging emerging technology capabilities that achieve significant business transformation outcomes, operational efficiency, revenue and market share growth while improving customer engagement and brand loyalty. Smith is currently the Chief Technology Officer at Constellation with accountability for core IT, strategic technology innovation and digital transformation. Serving on multiple local and national advisory boards, Smith is an active evangelist for technology modernization and disruption.

Michael Johnson, Director of Graduate Studies in Security Technologies, Technological Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota

Mike Johnson holds the Honeywell James J. Renier chair in Security Technologies, is a Senior Fellow and the Director of Graduate Studies at the Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota. He leads the MS in Security Technologies degree program and provides thought leadership in the areas of cyber security and critical infrastructure protection.

Johnson has more than 25 years of professional experience in security risk management, business resilience and enterprise fraud. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, Johnson was SVP, CISO and Operations Risk Director at Bremer Bank, the IT Director and Compliance Officer for Dean Financial Services, and an FDIC bank examiner.

Ed Clark, Vice President for Technology & Chief Digital Officer, University of St. Thomas

Ed Clark is a talented and seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in technology leadership, services, and consulting. He has served at local, state and national levels, leading educational and digital transformation initiatives and brings a wealth of expertise in strategy, new product development and emerging technologies. He currently serves as the CIO at the University of St. Thomas, where he leads technology innovation across the institution, including online learning initiatives, data and analytics functions and registrar and enrollment operations.

David Duccini, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Silicon Prairie Portal & Exchange

David V Duccini is a well-regarded information security expert with real world “wire-to-web” e-commerce experience. In addition to having built an Internet Service Provider from scratch in the 1990’s he has been on a self-described “tour of duty” consulting with Fortune 50 banks, insurance companies, utilities, telecom, biomedical, and recently retail. Mr. Duccini holds advanced degrees in Software Engineering from the University of St. Thomas and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management. A serial entrepreneur, he has been involved in a half dozen startups. He joined the crypto-currency movement in late 2010 and two years ago launched 2Give.Info an innovative pro-social stakeholder-based cryptocurrency network.

His latest venture is an equity crowdfunding platform taking advantage of the MNvest regulations linked to a blockchain based system named Silicon Prairie Online.

When he’s not at the keyboard, he can usually be found practicing his pilot skills moving rescue dogs around the midwest in his Cessna 152. He lives in St. Paul with his wife Gabrielle and their two mini-dachshunds, Ginger and Duke.

Quinn Shamblin, Director, Global Fraud Protection, Enterprise Information Security, Optum | UnitedHealth Group

Quinn’s widely diverse background—Officer in the Navy; IT Manager at Procter & Gamble; Relationship Manager for HP; Business Process Automation consultant for Hydus International; cyber-crime investigator, adjunct professor in the School of Business, & Director of Information Security at University of Cincinnati; and CISO of Boston University—now informs strategy for Enterprise Security Architecture and Global Fraud Protection at UnitedHealth Group | Optum. Quinn has presented for CSO magazine, the FBI, Evanta, the Brazilian government, EDUCAUSE and many more. His C.V. includes an MBA, B.S. Physics, C|CISO, CISM, CISSP, ITIL and previously, PMP, GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst (GCFA).

Rick Bump, President, ASI Datamyte

Rick Bump is President at ASI Datamyte, Inc. He is a pragmatic visionary and results-oriented leader – with over 20 years’ experience and a proven record for successfully driving change and improving performance.

A proven ability to build, develop, and motivate teams, departments and organizations of senior managers, technology, user experience, quality, and e-business professionals.

Kent Kogler, Senior Director of Information Technology, Nexus: Youth and Family Solutions

Kent Kogler currently serves as the Director of Information Technology for Nexus Youth and Family Solutions in January, 2017. Nexus is a non-profit organization providing foster care and resident treatment centers across five states. Prior to his tenure at Nexus, he served as the Director of Operations and Interim Chief Information Officer for Metropolitan State University. Previous roles include Project Manager/Officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

Kent is an Army Signal Officer attaining the rank of Major. He has 26 years of military service. His military positions include: Brigade Signal Officer, Company Commander, Executive Officer, and Platoon Leader.

Gautam Ray, Professor, Information & Decision Sciences, Carlson School of Management

Gautam Ray is a Professor at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. His research interests are in the area of impact of IT on firm scope and structure, and how does IT create value. His research has appeared in Communications of the ACM, Information Systems Research, Management Science, Marketing Science, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems and the Strategic Management Journal. He received his Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in year 2000.

Georgiana Wagemann, Regional Director, Darktrace

Georgiana Wagemann is a Regional Director at Darktrace, the world’s leading machine learning company for cyber defense. Georgiana focuses primarily on accounts across the Midwest and has worked extensively with clients across numerous industry verticals, from Financial Services to Insurance, helping them deploy Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System, the only AI technology capable of detecting and autonomously responding to early-stage cyber-threats.

Georgiana graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and leads Darktrace’s Chicago office, which she helped open in Summer 2017.

Bao-Ha Bui, Vice President of Information Technology, Sign-Zone LLC

Bao-Ha brings more than 19 years of experience in the healthcare and manufacturing industry and is passionate about mobilizing technology talents to leverage digital transformation for organization continuous improvement.  She has a track record of leading teams that “get it done”, building and empowering global, multi-cultural, cross-function teams, championing business and IT partnership and alignment to meet goals and providing respected innovative technical leadership. Bao-Ha holds a B.S. in Biological Science from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and an M.S in IT Project Management from DePaul University, Chicago.

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