We are thrilled to announce that registration for the ISACA Chicago Convergence Conference 2023 is now officially open!
This year's conference is going to be a memorable event, bringing together subject matter experts and thought leaders from the Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Cyber domains to share insights and collaborate on the latest trends and emerging technologies.
Register Now: Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to be a part of ISACA Chicago’s Convergence Conference!
ISACA Members: $175 (AITP Chicago Members can use the ISACA Member rate)
Students and In-Transition: $150
To register and for more information about the conference agenda, speakers, and logistics, please click on the Convergence 2023 and Register Now links below.
If your organization is interested in sponsoring the conference this year or another ISACA Chicago Chapter Event, submit an inquiry here Sponsor Form.
We would like to thank our Conference Sponsors
The CISO of the Year Committee and the Chicago Chapters of AITP, ChicagoFirst, InfraGard, ISSA, ISACA, SIM and WiSys are excited to welcome you to our 2023 CISO of the Year Award Breakfast!
The purpose of the CISO of the Year program is to recognize the top CISOs in the greater Chicago area and provide a higher level of awareness and recognition to the CISO (or equivalent in authority) position.
Join us for the culmination of the 2023 Awards Program on October 10th. The events are Private, intended to support CISO’s and their direct reports, 2023 CISO Nominees, the Program Judges, our CISO Program Sponsors and delegates from esteemed industry partners-AITP, Infragard, ISACA, ISSA, SIM, WiSys and ChicagoFIRST. (limit of up to 3 Board Members from each Industry Partner per event).
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Click Here to Visit the New CISO of theYear Website
This is a great opportunity to to recognize the exceptional talent we have in the Chicago Region, to network with security professionals and to meet the candidates and judges for the 2023 CISO of the Yea Program - and to congratulate the 2023 CISO of the Year Winners! Great Food and Drink Too!
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Prior CISO of the Year Award Winners:
2022 - ENTERPRISE, Mahmood Khan, SVP & CISO, CNA Insurance
2022 - MID-CAP, Walter Lefmann, CISO, Chicago Trading Corporation
2021 - CISO of the Year, Ricardo LaFosse, CISO, The Kraft Heinz Company
2020 - CISO of the Year, Paige Adams, Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
2019 - CISO of the Year, Jill Rhodes, CISO, Option Care Health
2018 - CISO of the Year, Bradley Schaufenbuel, VP & Chief Information Security Officer, Paylocity
2017 - CISO of the Year, Erik Decker, Chief Security & Privacy Officer, University of Chicago Medicine
2016 - CISO of the Year, Todd Fitzgerald, CISO, Grant Thornton International Ltd
2015 - CISO of the Year, Kevin Novak, CISO and Technology Risk Officer for Northern Trust Bank
2014 - CISO of the Year, Arian McMillan, CISO, Deparartment of Innovation and Technology, City of Chicago
2013 - CISO of the Year, Jason Witty, SVP & CISO, US Bank.
Please Thank Our 2023 Program Sponsors:
CIO of the Year Awards Gala
Join SIM Chicago for a special event which recognizes the best and brightest CIOs in Chicago.
In partnership with The Executives' Club of Chicago and AITP Chicago, SIM-Chicago is proud to present the recipients of the 2023 CIO of the Year Award; the 2023 CIO Innovator of the Year Award, the 2023 CIO+ Award and the CIO Impact Award
CIO of the Year
Since 1995, the top CIOs in the Chicagoland area have been recognized by being nominated by their peers and CEOs for the annual CIO of the Year award.
CIO Innovator of the Year
This award recognizes a CIO who has been especially innovative in his or her approach to producing business results and is exemplary for their change leadership and innovation contribution to their organization.
This award recognizes a CIO who has successfully expanded his or her current role into other business areas like Operations, Marketing, Sales, CEO role, etc., thus, broadening their impact on driving success for the overall business entity.
CIO Impact Award
This Award recognizes the CIO that has measurably contributed to their organization's mission, revenue, customer satisfaction, or workforce by leveraging technology and implementing business process improvements.
8:45 – 9:00 am Welcoming Remarks – Berardino Baratta, CEO, MxD
9:00 – 9:50 am Keynote
9:50 – 10:40 am CISO Panel on Critical Infrastructure
Moderator: Robert Wagner, Field CISO
Bruce Coffing, CISO, City of Chicago
Karthik Swarnam, CISO, Kroger
Adam Lewis, Director of Cybersecurity Architecture & Software Security, Motorola
10:40 – 10:55 am Break
10:55 – 11:20 am Distinguished Speaker – Paul Neff, Associate Director, ChicagoFIRST
11:20 – 11:45 am Distinguished Speaker – Dr. Calvin Nobles, Chairman, Department of Information Technology and Management, IIT
Noon – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 1:50 pm CISO Panel on OT
Moderator: Dr. Federico Sciammarella, CTO, MxD
Shane Hibbard, Director of Information Security, Invenergy LLC
Glenn Kapetansky, Chief Security Officer at Trexin
John Kellerhals, CISO, MSSP
1:50 – 2:15 pm Distinguished Speaker – Shafia Zubair, Director, Supply Chain Cybersecurity – Global Product Security, Johnson Controls
2:15 – 2:40 pm Distinguished Speaker – Walter Lefman, Director of Security, Chicago Trading
2:40 – 2:55 pm Break
2:55 – 3:45 pm CxO Panel on Manufacturing
Moderator: Dr. John Johnson, Founder/President/CISO, Docent Institute
Laura Elan, Senior Director of Cybersecurity, MxD
Victor Hsiang, Information and IT Security, Privacy and Risk, GATX
Dr. Alvin Chin, Chairman, IEEE Chicago
Ricardo Lafosse, CISO, Kraft Heinz
3:45 – 4:10 pm Distinguished Speaker
4:10 – 4:35 pm Closing remarks
4:35 pm – IIT Students Presentation
5:00-6:00 pm Networking
You're Invited to an Informational Virtual Meeting (see registration information below)
Embrace the future of manufacturing with the cutting-edge technology of Azure OpenAI! Join us for an immersive virtual workshop designed to explore the incredible potential of OpenAI in revolutionizing manufacturing operations.
• Discover How Azure OpenAI Transforms Manufacturing Operations: Uncover the limitless possibilities that Azure OpenAI offers to optimize manufacturing processes, streamline workflows, and enhance overall efficiency.
• Real-World Use Cases: Explore successful case studies of companies leveraging OpenAI to gain insights and drive innovation across various aspects of manufacturing.
• Live Demo of Azure OpenAI in Action: Witness firsthand how OpenAI can be seamlessly integrated into manufacturing systems, generating real-time solutions to complex challenges.
• Security Aspects Surrounding OpenAI: Gain a deep understanding of the security measures and best practices when implementing AI technologies like OpenAI in manufacturing environments.
• Effectively Utilize Large-Language Models (LLMs) in the Workplace: Learn essential strategies and techniques to harness the full potential of LLMs, enabling you to derive valuable insights from vast datasets.
• Create Tailored LLM Applications for Manufacturing Needs: Equip yourself with the skills to develop custom LLM applications that address specific manufacturing challenges, giving you a competitive edge in the industry.
• Target Audience: This workshop is tailor-made for professionals in the manufacturing industry, including engineers, data scientists, and AI enthusiasts eager to embrace innovative technologies.
We are honored to have Bala Balakreshnan, Chief AI Officer at Microsoft, as the esteemed instructor for this workshop. He is an Innovation evangelist and who provides thought leadership, Solution Architecture, PoC and MVP Support to multiple projects with respect to governance, security and technology projects by crafting high level and detailed architecture for business use case.
Reserve Your Spot Today!
Click Here to Register to Receive a Meeting Link You must register by 10/18 to attend! The meeting link will be sent out the evening of 10/16 to all registrants, with a reminder sent the day of the event. If you have not received the link by the morning of 10/17, check your spam folder. If it is not there, send an email to email@example.com and he will email you the link.
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