When: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Where: the Signature Grand, Davie (map)

Announcing Keynote Speaker Simon Gibson

Mr. Gibson is an expert in the field of Information Security, Technology, and Management. Mr. Gibson was Bloomberg L.P.’s Head of Information Security and CISO in New York. His group was responsible for managing information security programs that spanned all of the company’s lines of businesses globally. Mr. Gibson is currently advising a number of early security startups and continues to work with the World Economic Forum to help them understand information security risks to the global economy.

Speakers

Announcing Panel Moderator Howard Shore

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.

Panelists

Sandi Finn
President at Cross Country Home Services

Richard Outram
Interim CFO at IC RealTech Inc.

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

Carl Drew
CFO at Harvard Maintenance, Inc.

Jennifer Torlone
Sr. Director, Technology and Information Services at Amerijet International

Salomon Sredni
CEO at TradeStation Group

Emily Ashworth
CTO / CIO at ABB Optical Group

Agenda

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

Top 10 Reasons to attend the 10th Annual State of the CIO

1. Networking Opportunities
2. Face-to-Face Business Meetings
3. Community Support
4. Intimate Setting
5. Return on Investment
6. Thoughtful Agenda
7. Fertile Environment
8. Learning Opportunity
9. Take a Breath
10. Focused and Rewarding

welcome New Sponsors

As in past years, we are offering a good mix of sponsorship opportunities to help you meet the specific marketing goals of your company.

For a complete description of sponsorship options, please click here and you will be redirected to the event website.

If you have questions regarding sponsorship or participation please reach out to either Maurice Dubuc or Steve Earle

Serving South Florida’s Technology Leaders

The mission of the CIO Council of South Florida is to enhance community awareness of Information Technology issues through education and communication. The participation of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) from South Florida’s commercial business, government, and educational institutions, creates opportunities for these executives to grow their respective organizations and provides personal growth. The Council provides a forum for an open exchange of ideas, collaboration on issues of mutual importance, leveraged vendor relationships, and focused community involvement.

Contact us: info@iCoastCIOCouncil.com