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By Invitation Only: 100 IT leaders collaborate in a day of thought-leading exchange as we examine directions from within the Office of the CIO; all under the umbrella of riveting keynotes, revealing panels, engaging round-tables and unparalleled networking.

WHAT TO EXPECT...

A day of intimate collaboration

We’ve gathered 100 leading CIOs and IT strategists from the biggest brands and largest enterprises under one roof for one day - this is true #CIOcollaboration.

Located in the heart of Charlotte

Charlotte is home to some of the countries top IT leaders so we picked this beautiful city to house our #CIOcollaboration. 

Today's conversations will be over a Michelin lunch and exquisite cocktails.

Epicurean Lunch & World Cocktails

By hand picking our invitees we were able to engineer an audience of top IT leaders from a diverse range of industries - we've created a true melting pot of insight.

By invitation-only

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

CIOcharlotte on March 7th, 2019 is proudly hosted at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the heart of Charlotte.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get to the venue?

FREE Uber passes are on us or take Valet at NO cost.

Being a closed-door event of 100 leaders that were specifically invited there is NO fee to attend.

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Are there any speaking opportunities?

If you would like to be considered for seat on one of the panels   CLICK HERE  to let us know and we'll be in touch.  

Can I refer a colleague?

All referrals must be approved by our event producer. Simply   CLICK HERE  to submit your referral for approval.   

OUR SPONSORS

Sponsored by companies that support the marketing strengths of some of the largest brands in the world

EVENT ADDRESS

The Ritz-Carlton, 
201 E Trade St,
Charlotte, NC 28202,

Time: 9:30 to 5:00

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Every year at CXOsync we explore directions from within the Office of the CIO; what are these strategists planning and what paths are they taking? Through these discussions we're able to understand their paths and identify industry trends. By pairing our audience with a selection of industry innovators on edge of product and solution development for the enterprise we're able to incubate true thought-leaders with actionable technology. From leading blue-chips like IBM, Microsoft and CISCO to newly funded start-ups this is where we gather the latest and greatest.

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EXHIBITORS

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Insight leaders... 

MODERATOR & CHAIR

Macario Gallegos

(Present)

World renowned thought-leaders take stage at CIOsynergy; those who have walked the line from concept to reality. From the founders the of the most disruptive companies of our time to the CEO's that have soared revenues and market share through the adoption and support of innovative cultures... These are the CIOsynergy thought-leaders that breed conversations that just don't happen within the confines of the office .

CIOs on the panel take stage to reveal directions from within the Office of the CIO; how are they improving customer experience; data consolidation, harmonization and enrichment; how to implement predictive analytics; and Cybersecurity concerns on the CIOs desk.

The CIOpanel

The Predictions Panel

CIOs must manage not only for today, but for tomorrow, and for years into the future. This implies a constant job of predicting what is going to happen next -- at your company, in technology advancements, in competitive marketplace conditions, and more. Our Predictions Panelists are asked to take the stage and share insights they foresee for 2020. Which Prediction will crown the next #ITpsychic?

The WITpanel

Fostering the next generation of Women In Technology, our WITpanel shares their mentor-ship opportunities and recruiting practices; how to bring more women into technology roles.

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The Schedule

Registration

Check-in, grab a coffee and prepare for a day of collaboration, today's discussions start in the CIOlounge where you'll join Charlotte's leading digital strategists.

6 Top CIOs take stage to predict what IT trends will peak over the next 12 months. Which prediction will crown our #ITpsychic.  

The Predictions Panel

Joseph Pensiero, VP of IT & Digital, Sealed Air

Kenneth Ingle, CIO, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Hemant Desai, CIO, Guilford County

David Pfaehler, Program Director Computer and Information Technology, Midlands Technical College

Patrick Greene, Director of Enterprise Architecture and Innovation, Dollar Tree/Family Dollar

Henry Jiang, Director, Head of Fraud Analytics and Strategy, Global Banking and Market, Bank of America 

Setting the Tone

Moderator Scott Shuster sets the tone for a day of intimate collaboration as he welcomes Charlotte's top IT leaders.

More than a cocktail reception these are the connections that add light to daily decisions made. Conversations with colleagues and peers in the CIOlounge under the umbrella of the latest technologies and visionaries behind them

Retreat to the CIOlounge

Leaders Lunch

Connecting the dots at CIOCharlotte; this epicurean lunch is the foundation for today's relationship building

CIOs on the panel take stage to reveal directions from within the Office of the CIO; how are these IT leaders embracing digital? We'll find out in this investigative discussion that goes beyond the successes to pin-point hurdles, strategies, best-practices and those ever important lessons learned.

The CIOpanel

The Women In Technology Panel

Fostering the next generation of Women In Technology, our WITpanel shares their mentor-ship opportunities and recruiting practices; how to bring more women into technology roles.

Grab coffee while touring the latest enterprise innovation our sponsors have to offer.

Retreat to the CIOlounge

Sweet Collaboration

Round-tables congregate over dessert; nothing makes more sense of IT roadmaps than stories of ROI, it's battles and game plans over dessert.

Thursday, March 7th 2019  /  9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

#CIOdraw in the CIOlounge

We know IT folks love gadgets that's why you'll love the CIOdraw. Our sponsors have put forth a compilation of great giveaways; from Apple's latest to Amazon's voice automation and even weekend getaways at BMW driving schools. At CIOsynergy we’ve seen it ALL, but are always taken back as they get better and better.

Securing endpoints (IoT devices) using analytics and a proven framework 

Learn how to secure endpoints (IoT devices) using analytics and a proven framework.  Why is this important?  We will share what we are learning in our cybersecurity research and security assessments, which drives the need to have a framework, assess, analyze and build out a roadmap for improving security postures.  We provide an overview of proven framework, how to assess, analyze and establish a security baseline and roadmap to secure endpoints as one of the strategies for better managing endpoint devices (IoT) in the enterprise.

How to Accelerate and Simplify Approvals, and Why It Matters 

Approvals today are a complicated and time-consuming experience for managers and executives.  Logging into multiple applications, searching through emails, establishing VPN access, and forgetting log-in credentials cause unnecessary frustration and negative financial impacts. Capriza’s ApproveSimple consolidates all your approvals into a single, unified worklist delivered to any device, anywhere.  Customers reduce approval cycles by an average of 70% and enjoy a consumer-like user experience in the enterprise. Find out how you can boost productivity, accelerate your business, and increase employee satisfaction.

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An Implementers View of the Gartner BI Magic Quad 

An Implementers View of the Gartner BI Magic Quad is a presentation of the ins and outs on developing and deploying solutions with either Qlik, Microsoft Power BI and Tableau. Greg Woodard has over 20 years of experience in the BI space and he will share his insights on what you need to know about the differences in deploying a solution with either Qlik, Power BI or Tableau.

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

David Ulmer

CIO, South Carolina Dept. Of Health And Human Services

Paul Tyma

CTO, LendingTree

Vince Simonowicz

CIO, City of Rock Hill, SC

Christopher 

Harrington

SVP IT, Sharonview Federal Credit Union

George Meister

Vice President in ITLabCorp

Mayank Gupta

SVP -  enterprise data management, LPL Financials

Kenneth Ingle 

CIO, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

VP of IT & Digital, Sealed Air

Joseph Pensiero

Hemant Desai

CIO, Guilford County

Patrick Greene

Director of Enterprise Architecture and InnovationDollar Tree/Family Dollar

Henry Jiang

Director, Head of Fraud Analytics and Strategy, Global Banking and Market, Bank of America 

David Pfaehler

Program Director Computer and Information Technology, Midlands Technical College

Kathryn Dundas

Technology AVP, LPL Financial

Nicole White

VP, IT, Direct ChassisLink Inc. (DCLI)

Wendy Hartzell

Sr. Director IT strategy and Business Operations, Iqvia

CJ Nardozzi

Division VP / Director, Family Dollar Stores

Kathryn Dindas, Technology AVP, LPL Financial

Nicole White, VP, IT, Direct ChassisLink Inc. (DCLI)

Wendy Hartzell, Sr. Director IT strategy and Business Operations, Iqvia

CJ NardozziDivision VP / Director,Family Dollar Stores

David Ulmer, CIO, South Carolina Dept. Of Health And Human Services

Paul Tyma, CTO, LendingTree

Vince Simonowicz, CIO, City of Rock Hill, SC

Christopher Harrington, SVP IT, Sharonview Federal Credit Union

George Meister, Vice President in IT, LabCorp

Mayank Gupta, SVP -  enterprise data management, LPL Financials