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DALLAS TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2025
June 5, 2025
Irving Convention Center I Grand Ballroom
500 Las Colinas Blvd, Irving TX 75039

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June 5, 2024 9:00 am

Keynote

Navigating AI Trust, Risk and Security Management in the Transformation Age

Executive Keynote Panel

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Moderated by

David Gold

Americas Field CTO, SentinelOne

Speaker(s)

Andrew Ellis

Chief Information Security Officer - GameStop

Zach Vinduska

Chief Information Security Officer, Credera

Chris Akeroyd

EVP & Chief Information Officer - Children's Health

Mike Santimaw

Former Chief Digital Officer, MODE Global

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Join us for the 6th Annual ElevateIT: DFW Technology Summit 2024 on June 5th at the Irving Convention Center.
Hear from Key Regional C-Suite Technology Executives, Industry & Subject Matter Experts, and Law Enforcement as we address the following questions, share insights and expertise and discuss best practices on how to optimize & secure your business to accelerate profitability and growth.
  • How do I help my company keep and grow its market base within one of the most disruptive chaotic times in history?
  • Can I capitalize on the disruption to create a competitive advantage?
  • How do I create value while maintaining digital trust?

Today without question, process automation, data protection, and process security (cybersecurity) are the top strategic components of governance and innovation. Adding digital cybersecurity for accuracy and speed can be key to adding value and trust. And “trust” is THE key characteristic to business growth.

Agenda

June 5, 2024 8:00 am

Breakfast

Tech Theater 1

Simplifying Your Data Center

Breakfast Served in Theater

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Speakers

Dennis Arnold

Principal Systems Engineer - Nutanix

June 5, 2024 9:00 am

Keynote

Tech Theater 1

Navigating AI Trust, Risk and Security Management in the Transformation Age

Executive Keynote Panel

Sponsored by
Moderated by

David Gold

Americas Field CTO, SentinelOne

Speakers

Andrew Ellis

Chief Information Security Officer - GameStop

Zach Vinduska

Chief Information Security Officer, Credera

Chris Akeroyd

EVP & Chief Information Officer - Children's Health

Mike Santimaw

Former Chief Digital Officer, MODE Global

June 5, 2024 10:00 am

Exhibit Hall

Tour & Evaluate Exhibitors

June 5, 2024 11:00 am

Session

Tech Theater 1

Utilizing Artificial Intelligence for Physical Security of Cyber Systems - Part 1

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Kelly Rein

Sr. Director of Product, Claro Enterprise Solutions

June 5, 2024 11:00 am

Session

Tech Theater 2

The Role of AI in a Zero Trust Journey

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Sriram Krishnan

Head of Product Management, Blackberry

June 5, 2024 11:00 am

Session

Tech Theater 3

IT Simplified: Managed Services Evolution and Value

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Diarmuid Ryan

Head of Managed Services Architecture - BlackBox

Veronica Shivers

Director of Program Governance and Management - Cybalt, a Blackbox Company

Tom Boehmer

Sr. Client Manger, Juniper Networks

June 5, 2024 11:00 am

Session

VIP Theater

Fortifying the Future: Strategic IT Leadership for CIOs

Sponsored by
Moderated by

James McQuiggan

Security Awareness Advocate - KnowBe4

Speakers

Brim Basom

Managing Director, Technology & Innovation - Goosehead Insurance

Bill Wade

EVP & Chief Information Officer - Independent Financial

Melissa Kraft - Technology Expert

Melissa Kraft

Chief Information Office - City of Frisco

Ransom Max Horne

Chief Information Officer - Colonial Bank

June 5, 2024 12:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 2

Reduce Data Attack Surfaces by Minimizing Dark Data Secured by Immutable Object Storage

Lunch Provided in Theater

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David M. Press

Americas Platform and Solutions Specialist

June 5, 2024 12:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 3

Lunch & Learn - Lessons Learned for Securing M365

Lunch Provided in Theater

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Jordan Gackowski

Senior Systems Engineer, Adlumin

June 5, 2024 12:00 pm

Session

VIP Theater

How to Avoid Overload

VIP Luncheon

Speakers

Robert Hunt

Founder - REF DFW

June 5, 2024 1:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 2

Using Artificial Intelligence for Physical Security of Cyber Systems - Part 2

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Patrick Verdugo

Director of IoT Product Management, Claro Enterprise Solutions

June 5, 2024 1:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 3

Navigating the 5G Revolution: Leveraging SASE to Secure 5G WAN

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Speakers

Bruce Johnson

Sr. Product Marketing Manager - Security, Cradlepoint

June 5, 2024 1:00 pm

Session

VIP Theater

Women in Technology Roundtable

Breaking Barriers, Empowering Innovations: Women Driving the Future of Technology

Sponsored by
Moderated by
Diedra Hollins - Technology Expert

Diedra Hollins

Deputy Chief Information Officer/Chief Operating Officer, Idaho National Labaratory

Speakers

Tammye Garrett

Chief Data Officer, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Chaitanya Jasti

VP, IT Service Management, Dollar Tree Stores

Adrienne Healy

Global VP Solutions Engineering, JLL

Kevina Finn-Braun

Vice President Cloud Platforms, NielsenIQ

Santina "Tina" White

CSO & ISSO, FEMA

June 5, 2024 2:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 2

From the Frontlines: Leveraging Threat Intelligence to Defend Against Modern Attacks

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Speakers

Michael Davis

Principal Global Sales Engineer, Crowdstrike

June 5, 2024 2:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 3

Security of AI: Leveraging the AI Adoption & Management Framework to Secure AI

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Speakers

Nick James

CEO & Chief AI Officer, WhitegloveAI

June 5, 2024 2:00 pm

Session

VIP Theater

CISO Roundtable

Securing Tomorrow's Digital Frontiers: Innovate, Defend, Empower

Sponsored by
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Moderated by
Joshua Aaron - Technology Expert

Joshua Aaron

CEO - Aiden Technologies

Speakers

Shannon Albright

Chief Information Security Officer - RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation

Sailaja Kotra-Turner

VP & Chief Information Security Officer, Brown-Forman

Peeyush Patel

Chief Information Security Officer - XPO

Cindy Heiner - Technology Expert

Cindy Heiner

Chief Information Security Officer - Aiden Technologies

June 5, 2024 3:00 pm

Exhibit Hall

Tour & Evaluate Exhibitors

June 5, 2024 4:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 1

Closing Keynote - GenAI and the Rise of the Average Digital Hijacker

Speakers
Chris Thompson - Technology Expert

Christopher Thompson

Special Agent - FBI Cyber, Dallas

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Stefan Hare

Network Intrusion Forensic Analyst - U.S. Secret Service

Phillip Wylie

Offensive Security Expert - Horizon.AI

June 5, 2024 5:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 1

Conference Commencement

Final Thoughts and Prizes & Giveaways

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Speakers

Casey Yarbrough

President - ElevateIT

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advisory board

Patrick Benoit

Global Chief Information Security Officer - Brinks Inc

Eddie Ho

Business Risk and Control Officer - Wells Fargo

Nimesh Mehta

SVP & Chief Information Officer - National Life Group

Robert Pace

Chief Information Security Officer - Invitation Homes

Michael Anderson

Chief Information Security Officer - Dallas Independent School District

Rusty Kennington

Chief Information Officer - Henry Company

Adam W. Little

IT/IS Risk Management - USAA

Chandra Gundlapalli

SVP Digital Transformation Strategy - CriticalRiver, Inc

Georgeo X. Pulikkathara

VP, Chief Information Security Officer - DataStax

Craig Broussard

Executive Counselor - Info-Tech Research Group

Dave Bergh

VP, Chief Information Security Officer - Advantax Wealth Management

Carissa De Santis

Chief Technology Officer - Brix Holdings

Cindy Heiner - Technology Expert

Cindy Heiner

Chief Information Security Officer - Aiden Technologies

OPTIMIZING IT & CYBERSECURITY TO ACCELERATE BUSINESS ENABLEMENT

Irving Convention Center I Grand Ballroom
500 Las Colinas Blvd W Irving, TX 75039, USA

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