CISO Chicago Summit


October 30, 2019

Convene - 16 West Adams Street

The CISO Chicago Summit is a chance for CISOs and IT security executives in Chicago to meet with peers from various industries, including, but not limited to, health care, finance, insurance, government, telecom, utilities and education. This interactive summit features engaging keynote speeches, open forums, think tanks, case studies and panel discussions on the latest information security topics and trends. Open discussions and networking time give attending CISOs and information security executives the opportunity to discuss common problems and discover new and innovative solutions. Attendees ultimately 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

Chief Information Officer
State of Illinois
Zurich North America
Zurich Insurance Group
Motorola Mobility
CISO & IT Risk Officer
Northern Trust
OneMarket Network LLC

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Past and Present CISO Chicago Summit Speakers

Mobile-centric Zero Trust Security Framework View details

Alex Mosher
Global VP Solutions

Shift Left - Building Security into the Application Development Lifecycle View details

Rob Aragao
Chief Security Strategist
Micro Focus

How to Avoid Catastrophe View details

Matthew O'Keefe
Vice President and Corporate Technologist, Converged Infrastructure Division

Scaling Multicloud and Hybrid Cloud Usage without Sacrificing Data Security and Compliance View details

Eric Wolff
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Thales eSecurity, Inc.

Mistakes to Avoid During Breach Detection and Response View details

Ben Smith
Field Chief Technology Officer (Field CTO - US)

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - CISO Chicago Summit

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Keynote Presentation

Mobile-centric Zero Trust Security Framework

Sponsored by:

MobileIron View details


Presented by:

Alex Mosher, Global VP Solutions, MobileIron View details

10:30 am - 10:40 am
Executive Exchange

Morning Networking Coffee Break

12:40 pm - 1:20 pm
Executive Exchange

Networking Lunch

1:25 pm - 1:50 pm
Executive Exchange

Thought Leadership

Sponsored by:

ForgeRock View details

1:55 pm - 2:20 pm
Executive Exchange

Thought Leadership

3 Best Practices for Application Security (and Bonus Tip)

Sponsored by:

Imperva View details

2:55 pm - 3:20 pm
Executive Exchange

Thought Leadership

Sponsored by:

Abnormal Security View details

3:20 pm - 3:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Afternoon Networking Coffee Break

3:35 pm - 4:00 pm
Executive Exchange

Think Tank

Immersive Experiences

Think Tank

Preparing for the Inevitable
4:35 pm - 5:15 pm
Executive Exchange

Executive Visions

End of Day Panel & Closing Remarks
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Summit Happy Hour


Governing Board

The CDM Media Team

Alina Altmyer
Alexandra Pescara


Located in the heart of Chicago's "Loop," Convene at 16 West Adams Street (formerly 131 S Dearborn Street) is the most conveniently located meeting, event, and flexible work space sitting in between two subway lines at the nexus of Chicago's 'L' system and within close walking distance to the city's best restaurants and hotels. With street-level access, this multi-level space is inspired by the city grid, organic curves of the lake and provides an upscale work environment to maximize comfort, productivity, and collaboration. Convene at 16 West Adams Street can host up to 280 people with a variety of tech-enabled meeting rooms along with lounge, dining, and reception areas. Convene is changing the way Chicago meets and works with heightened levels of service, luxury, and comfort in a contemporary, "industrial chic” environment.

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