Welcome to the 10th Annual State of the CIO

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STATE OF THE CIO

Join the CIO Council and learn about the trends that are shaping the CIO in 2016

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Where: The Signature Grand, Davie Agenda: By-Invitation only CIO Breakfast

  • 07:00 am – 07:30 am – Registration for ‘Invitation-only CIO Breakfast’
  • 07:30 am – 08:30 am – Breakfast, Presentations and Networking

10th Annual State of the CIO

  • 08:30 am – 09:30 am – One-on-one vendor meetings and networking opportunities
  • 09:30 am – 09:45 am – 2016 CIO Council Kick-off and Advocacy awards
  • 09:50 am – 10:30 am – Keynote Address
  • 10:45 am – 11:25 am – ‘Woman in Tech’ Ladies Panel Discussion
  • 11:40 am – 12:10 pm – ‘C-Suite Expectations’ Panel Discussion
  • 12:15 pm – 12:30 pm – Closing remarks

OUR SPEAKERS

Keynote Speaker: Simon Gibson

Security Architect, Gigamon

Mr. Gibson is a Fellow Security Architect at Gigamon. He provides security strategy and technology roadmap direction for Gigamon products that secure physical and virtual network traffic. Mr. Gibson has been working on Internet infrastructure for nearly 20 years. From small ISP¹s, to developing streaming media technology at AOL/Time Warner and working on hardware accelerated appliances with Extreme Networks for WinAmp/Shoutcast. Previously, Mr. Gibson worked as a Systems Architect at Verisign. Prior to Gigamon Mr. Gibson led the Information Security Group at Bloomberg LP. in New York and was their CISO from 2008 to 2013.

Panel Discussion – CEO Expectations

Moderator: Howard Shore

President, Activate Group Inc.

Activate Group founder Howard Shore is one of the country’s premier business and executive coaches who has helped hundreds of executives and teams to improve business performance. He has held various leadership positions including CEO, and has a more than 20-year track record of exceptional results in multinational, public and private companies, across many industries and businesses that range from start-up to Fortune 500, including Ryder Systems, AutoNation and KPMG.

Sandi Finn

Sandi Finn

President at Cross Country Home Services

Salomon Sredni

Salomon Sredni

CEO at TradeStation Group

Carl Drew

Carl Drew

CFO at Harvard Maintenance, Inc.

Richard Outram

Richard Outram

Interim CFO at IC RealTech Inc.

Panel Discussion: Cybersecurity and the Modern IT Woman

Moderator: Jean hill

Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal in New York

Jean Hill is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal in New York. She brings more than 25 years of experience as a senior information technology and business executive. Ms. Hill has held a number of senior roles at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Merrill Lynch, DLJ and while a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, she led both their Global Wealth and Institutional Technology Services organizations

Geeta Nayyar, M.D., M.B.A.

Geeta Nayyar, M.D., M.B.A.

Chief Medical Information Officer

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

CIO/Sr. Vice President of Information Technology at Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC

Jennifer Torlone

Jennifer Torlone

Sr. Director, Technology and Information Services at Amerijet International

Emily Ashworth

Emily Ashworth

CTO / CIO at ABB OPTICAL GROUP

OUR SPONSORS

Platinum Event Sponsor

Dasher Technologies is a premier IT solution provider that delivers expert technical resources along with trusted account executives to architect and deliver complete IT solutions and services to help our clients deliver on their goals, plans and objectives. Our strong technical expertise and vendor independence allow us to integrate best-of-breed software, hardware and services into a custom solution that directly impacts your business. Dasher is a privately-held company and certified Woman Owned Business that services four regional markets. Our bi-coastal integration and warehouse facilities allow us to assist our clients in both national and international deployments. Visit us at www.dasher.com.

Breakfast Sponsor

24By7Security, Inc. focuses on the privacy and security implications of the assets of an enterprise.   We believe that Cybersecurity needs to be priority ONE across all functions of the enterprise. A sound Cybersecurity strategy defends against the next generation of security threats by addressing people, processes & technology, as well as third parties/ business partners.   Visit us at 24by7security.com

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship Levels

GOLD Event Sponsor - $1000
  • Mention from the stage
  • Retractable Banner adjacent the stage
  • 1 table-top available for brochures, whitepapers and giveaways
  • 2 company representatives
  • Logo on the CIO Council website for 1 year
  • List of attendees
Exhibitor Table - $550
  • 1 table-top available for brochures, whitepapers and giveaways
  • Mention from the stage
  • 1 company representative
  • Logo on the CIO Council website for 1 year
Reserved Table for 10 Guests - $500
  • 10 reserved seats for your guests
  • Banner on the table
PLATINUM Event Sponsor - $5000 - SOLD
  • 3-5 minutes during CIO-Only breakfast event
  • 3-5 minutes on stage for company presentation at the main event
  • Retractable Banner adjacent to stage at the main event
  • Acknowledgement by President during Introductions
  • List of attendees
  • 1 table-top available for brochures, whitepapers and giveaways
  • 4 company representatives at Main Event & 2 at CIO Executive Breakfast
  • Logo on the CIO Council website for 1 year
Invitation only CIO Breakfast - $3500 - SOLD
  • 3-5 minutes during CIO-Only breakfast event
  • Retractable Banner placed in the room during the breakfast
  • Retractable Banner adjacent to stage at the main event
  • Acknowledgement by President during Introductions
  • List of attendees
  • 1 table-top available for brochures, whitepapers and giveaways
  • 4 company representatives at Main Event & 2 at CIO Executive Breakfast
  • Logo on the CIO Council website for 1 year

SCHOLARSHIPS

Outline and goals

  • Encouraging local CIOs to give back to the south Florida tech community through scholarships to deserving high school students who will pursue a tech education at a Florida school

Achievements

  • Launched the first scholarship program with Miami/Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) this year and awarded three scholarships at the 9th Annual, 2015 State of the CIO event
  • We’re confirmed for another year with the MDCPS program.
  • Administer funds through the MDCPS 501(c)(3)

Planned Activities

  • Expand scholarships to students in Broward and Palm Beach Schools
  • Use MDCPS model in Broward and PB Schools to administer funds
  • Expand the program up to nine scholarships in 2017 across the three counties
  • Involve South Florida Higher Education schools in the Scholarship promotion and process

Joe Robens – Team Lead, Scholarships

Joe is a long time member of the Council and an entrepreneurial sales professional whose dedication and persistence has brought the scholarship program to life. Joe’s leadership has already awarded three young students with scholarships and he is aiming to present a total of 9 scholarships across the 3 school districts.

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