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Our 2013 CISO of the Year Jason Witty (SVP/CISO of US Bancorp) discussed current security risks and solutions. The audience included 13 people from other AITP Region 5 Chapters in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin - to see additional pictures click on "Read More"

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February 2015 Chapter Meeting at USG

Creighton Warren discusses the achievements of his team that helped them win the "Most Effective IT Team" Award for 2014 in the large firm category.

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AITP 2015 Full Year Calendar

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2016 Collegiate Conference & Career Fair


AITP’s “Most Effective IT Team Awards” announced

AITP Chicago and SIM Chicago wish to congratulate this year’s winners – the teams:

The University of Chicago Medicine – Large Company


Jenner & Block, LLP – Mid Company


Illinois Student Assistance Commission  – Small Company


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AITP, Chicago Infragard and ISSA Chicago Announce 2015 CISO of the Year

The Chicago chapters of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) and Infragard are proud to announce the winner of the 2015 Chicago Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Year Award. This year’s winner is Mr. Kevin Novak, the CISO and Technology Risk Officer for Northern Trust Bank.

Prior to his leadership role at Northern Trust Bank, Kevin managed Information Security, Records Management, and Enterprise Risk programs at Discover Financial Services, was the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Consulting Services for Neohapsis and held a senior consulting role at Ciber Network Services. His strong technical skills coupled with his Audit, Accounting and Tax Accounting background give Kevin a criticaleye for the business of IT Security.

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2015 CISO of the Year Award Winner Kevin Novak of Northern Trust,

flanked by 2014 winner Arlan McMillan and 2013 winner Jason Witty


 2015 CIO of the Year, Sonny Garg of Exelon

CIOWinner        CIOPresentation

AITP Chicago, SIM Chicago and The Executives’ Club of Chicago wish to congratulate Sonny Garg, CIO and Chief Innovation Officer of Exelon Corporation who was chosen as the 2015 CIO of the Year.  Nominations were made by CxOs and senior business & IT executives.  All judging and elections were done by peers in the IT community.  The award was presented as part of The Executives’ Club of Chicago’s Annual Awards luncheon on May 15th.


AITP Chicago Holiday Social at the Metropolitan Club of Chicago @ Metropolitan Club of Chicago
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

AITP Chicago Holiday Social – December 14

5:30 PM – Chicago
It is never too early to start thinking about attending the annual Holiday Social and networking event!  Don’t miss this occasion to prepare for the Holidays with your professional colleagues, have fun networking among the area IT leaders and get to know your sponsors and partners.  Sponsorship opportunities exist for this event as well!  Click Here for more information and to Register!
AITP’s 21st Annual Collegiate Competition, Conference and Career Fair @ Hyatt Regency O'hare
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm

The Competition:  700 top students from 70 colleges competing in 14 technology categories

The Conference:  CIO Panel and 6 “Spotlight on Technology” Sessions

The Career Fair:  1000+ Job and Internship Opportunities around the U. S.

Registration will open in mid January

If your company has a collegiate recruiting team they can’t afford to miss this opportunity – forward the attached event overview to them!

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the competitions, the conference sessions and the Career Fair – contact Paul Dittmann at the email above.

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