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State of Tech Agenda

Registration + Tech Expo | 8:00-9:00 am      

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Enjoy a light breakfast while perusing the Tech Expo.

VIP Breakfast - invite only (Location TBD).

Welcome | 9:00-9:10 am

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Brooks Raiford
President + CEO
NC TECH

Opening Keynote Speaker | 9:10-9:40 am

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Shamla Naidoo
Managing Partner of IBM Global Security Services
(Formerly Global Chief Information Security Officer)
IBM

Startup Showcase | 9:40-10:00 am

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The first three startups selected to participate in the Startup Showcase will each get 5 minutes on stage to pitch + demo their product/solution.  Attendees will be asked to vote for the startup in which they'd most likely invest.

Break + Tech Expo | 10:00-10:20 am

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Break for light refreshments, networking, and time to visit the Tech Expo before transitioning to Breakout Sessions.

Breakout Sessions I | 10:20-11:15 am     

      Choose one of the following three sessions:

From the C-Suite to the Front Lines – Is Cyber Security a Priority for Your Organization?

  • This breakout will talk about prioritizing security within your organization and how to work with your leadership team and front lines to make sure you are prepared. 

Stuart Browy
Director - Security
TrialCard


Daniella Duxbury
VP Cyber Security Regulatory + Audit
Credit Suisse

Matt McKeever
CISO
LexisNexis

Terry Ziemniak
President + CEO
North Wonders


Panel Moderator: Dave Clement
Partner, Head of Technology Practice
Smith Anderson

Artificial Intelligence + Cyber Security – How to use AI to Prevent, Detect & Contain Threats?

  • This breakout will take a look into how artificial intelligence is playing a role in cyber security and what the future looks like.

Chris Hazard
CTO
Diveplane

James LeMond
Security Solutions Architect
CenturyLink

Coleman Mehta
Sr. Dir – US Policy
Palo Alto Networks

Kuldip Pabla
SVP, Products + Engineering
K4Connect

Panel Moderator: Bryan Harris
VP, Cyber Research + Development
SAS

Cyber Security Readiness – Is Your Business Cyber Resilient?

  • This breakout will explore some of the best practices used by organizations of all shapes and sizes to keep themselves protected from security breaches.

Bill Dupre
Director - Security
Railinc

Jeanette Fetzer
Director of IBM Security Portfolio Management
IBM

Chuck Kesler
CISO
Pendo

Ed Russell
Director – Cyber Security
Novant Health

Steve Ursillo
Partner
Cherry Bekaert

Break + Tech Expo | 11:15-11:35 am

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Attendees will break for light refreshments, networking, and time to visit the Exhibit Showcase before transitioning to Breakout Sessions.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions II | 11:35 am-12:30 pm       

      Choose one of the following three sessions:

Data Breaches Are a Matter of When, Not If – Lessons Learned from Real Cyber Attacks

  • Hear panelists talk about real life incidents and how they were handled and what adjustments were made in the aftermath. 

Stephen McOwen
VP, Cyber Defense
Fidelity Investments

Randall Lee Painter
Principal
CliftonLarsonAllen

Wyman Stocks
Director, Incident Response
Credit Karma

Maria Thompson
State Chief Risk Officer
State of North Carolina

Panel Moderator: Steven Aiello
Security Solutions Principal
AHEAD

Human Risk + Vulnerability – Can You Close the Human Gaps in Your Security Plan?

  • This breakout will explore the various ways that people add challenges and vulnerabilities to any organization’s cyber plan.

Chris Beal
CISO
MCNC

Marc Hoit
CIO
NC State University

Emily Larkin
CISO
Abrigo

Charles Marshall
Partner
Brooks Pierce

Panel Moderator: Marc Montoro
Director - Sales
North State Technology Solutions

The Cyber Security Talent Gap – Can You Find the Right Security Team?

  • This breakout will discuss the current state of today’s cyber workforce and ways to address the shortfall in talent.

Matt Donato
Managing Director
HuntSource

Mark Mahoney
CEO
Jackrabbit Technologies

Catherine Truitt
Chancellor
WGU NC

Josh Wyatt
CISO
InfiniaML

Moderator
Harold Zeisner
Sr. Business Development Manager
APC

Transition to Lunch | 12:30-12:50 pm

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Attendees will make their way back to the ballroom for lunch and the afternoon presentations.

Luncheon Service | 12:50-1:10 pm

Welcome Remarks | 1:10-1:20 pm

Dr. Scott Ralls
President
Wake Tech Community College

Afternoon Keynote | 1:20-1:40 pm

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John McCumber
Director of Cybersecurity Advocacy
(ISC)², Inc

 

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Afternoon Startup Showcase | 1:40-2:00 pm

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Attendees will enjoy lunch while the last three startups selected to participate in the Startup Showcase each get 5 minutes on stage to pitch + demo their technology product or solution.  Attendees will be asked to vote for the startup in which they’d most likely invest.  

Closing Speaker | 2:00-2:20 pm

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Timothy M. Stranahan 
Assistant Special Agent In Charge (ASAC)
FBI

Startup Showcase Winner Announced/Adjourn | 2:20-2:30pm

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