CIO Houston Summit

 
 

September 5, 2019

Omni Houston Hotel at Westside
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The CIO Houston Summit is a chance for CIOs and IT executives in Houston to meet with technology peers from multiple industries, including, but not limited to, health care, finance, insurance, government, telecom, utilities and education. This summit features engaging keynote speeches, open forums, think tanks, case studies and panel discussions on the latest technology topics and trends. Open discussions and networking time give attending CIOs and technology executives the opportunity to discuss common problems, and discover new and innovative solutions. Attendees will leave the event with new business contacts and new ideas on how to move their businesses forward.

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Featured Past and Present Attendees

CIO
DPIS Building Services
Vice President
BHGE
CIO
Port of Houston Authority
IT Vice President & CIO
Honeywell
CIO
Enterprise Products
CIO, EVP
Woodforest Bank
Global CIO
GE Oil & Gas
SVP & CIO
Waste Management, Inc.
 
 

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Speakers

Past and Present CIO Houston Summit Speakers

Sharon Vardi

Still Using Passwords? Forget That Sh*t View details

Sharon Vardi
Chief Marketing Officer
Trusona, Inc.
Bill Ellis

Digital Transformation - Architecting Your Digital Edge View details

Bill Ellis
Senior Global Solutions Architect
Equinix
Ismail Dandia

Pitfalls to Watch Out in Digitalization View details

Ismail Dandia
Divisional CIO - Unconventional Shales
Shell
Brad Beutlich

Protect Your Keys or Don't Waste Your Time Encrypting Your Data View details

Brad Beutlich
Vice President of Sales Western Region and LATAM
nCipher
Sebastian Gass

The Revitalizing Change in the Role of the CXO View details

Sebastian Gass
GM Technology Strategy & Services
Chevron
Bill Haser

Success Secrets for Real World Digital Transformations View details

Bill Haser
Former CIO
Individual
Al Lindseth

The Revitalizing Change in the Role of the CXO View details

Al Lindseth
SVP - IT and Risk
Plains All American
 

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Agenda

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - CIO Houston Summit

10:05 am - 10:30 am
Executive Exchange

Solutions Spotlight

 
10:30 am - 10:40 am
Executive Exchange

Morning Networking Coffee Break

 
11:15 am - 11:40 am
Executive Exchange

Think Tank

AI-Driven Development

Presented by:

Vivek Thakral, Director Information Security & Artifical Intelligence, GE - Power & Water

 
 
11:45 am - 12:10 pm
Executive Exchange

Thought Leadership

Digital Transformation - Architecting Your Digital Edge

Sponsored by:

Equinix View details

 
 

Presented by:

Bill Ellis, Senior Global Solutions Architect, Equinix View details

 
 
 
12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Networking Luncheon

 
2:05 pm - 2:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Think Tank

Pitfalls to Watch Out in Digitalization

Presented by:

Ismail Dandia, Divisional CIO - Unconventional Shales, Shell View details

 
 
 
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Executive Exchange

Afternoon Networking Coffee Break

 
3:50 pm - 4:15 pm
Executive Exchange

Thought Leadership

Why AI is the Future of Email Security
 
4:20 pm - 4:45 pm
Executive Exchange

Think Tank

Success Secrets for Real World Digital Transformations

Presented by:

Bill Haser, Former CIO, Individual

 
 
4:45 pm - 4:55 pm
Executive Exchange

What's the Next Stop On the Transformation Journey?

 
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Summit Happy Hour

 
 
 
 

Governing Board

Anup Sharma

Global CIO

GE Oil & Gas

Jim Duke

CIO, EVP

Woodforest Bank

Darryl Preen View details

CIO

DPIS Building Services

Mr. Shakthimani Logasundaram View details

Vice President

BHGE

 

Location

Located in the heart of Energy Corridor, the Four Diamond Omni Houston Hotel at Westside offers a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere with exciting nightlife a short drive away. The hotel is minutes from Houston’s City Centre, which is the city's latest upscale entertainment complex offering dining, shopping, movies and more. We are also located just 16 miles from downtown Houston, Minute Maid Park, Toyota Center and the George R. Brown Convention Center, and just 30 minutes from both George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Planning a meeting or wedding in Houston? Our prime location and elegant facilities will create a memorable event.

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