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HOUSTON TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2024
September 19, 2024
Hyatt Regency Houston West
13210 Katy Fwy Houston TX 77079

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September 21, 2023 9:00 am

Keynote

Keynote Panel

Aligning Your Teams and Resources to Mitigate Risk Amidst Financial Uncertainty

Sponsored by
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Moderated by

Stephanie Franklin-Thomas

SVP & Chief Information Security Officer - ABM Industries

Speaker(s)

Diego Souza

Global Cyber Security Executive | Board Advisor | Global Chief Information Security Officer - Cummins Inc

Paula_Smetana_Stuart

Paula Smetana Stuart

Chief Information Officer - Crescent Energy

Sudhakar Virupakshi

SVP and Chief Information Officer - Buckeye Partners

Brooke Grammier

Principal & Chief Information Officer - CannonDesign

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Join us for the 5th Annual ElevateIT: Houston Technology Summit 2023 on September 21st at the Hyatt Regency Houston West. 

ElevateIT: Houston Technology Summit is a premier conference for technology leaders, professionals, and enthusiasts in the Houston area. The conference brings together industry experts and thought leaders to discuss emerging trends, best practices, and innovative solutions in the field of technology. At the ElevateIT: Houston Technology Summit, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in engaging keynotes, panel discussions, and interactive sessions. The conference covers a wide range of topics, including cloud computing, cybersecurity, data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and more. The conference also provides a platform for networking and collaboration among peers, as well as showcasing the latest technology solutions and services from leading vendors and exhibitors. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with industry experts, learn from their experiences, and gain valuable insights into the latest trends and developments in the field. Whether you are a technology leader, professional, or enthusiast, the ElevateIT: Houston Technology Summit is the ideal forum to stay ahead of the curve and elevate your knowledge and skills in the ever-evolving world of technology. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect, learn, and grow with the best and brightest in the industry.

Agenda

September 21, 2023 9:00 am

Keynote

Tech Theater 1

Keynote Panel

Aligning Your Teams and Resources to Mitigate Risk Amidst Financial Uncertainty

Sponsored by
ElevateIT 2023 Logo
Moderated by

Stephanie Franklin-Thomas

SVP & Chief Information Security Officer - ABM Industries

Speakers

Diego Souza

Global Cyber Security Executive | Board Advisor | Global Chief Information Security Officer - Cummins Inc

Paula_Smetana_Stuart

Paula Smetana Stuart

Chief Information Officer - Crescent Energy

Sudhakar Virupakshi

SVP and Chief Information Officer - Buckeye Partners

Brooke Grammier

Principal & Chief Information Officer - CannonDesign

September 21, 2023 10:00 am

Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall

Tour & Evaluate Sponsors

September 21, 2023 11:00 am

Session

Tech Theater 1

Shift-Left, Shield Right: The Role of Real-Time CWPP in a CNAPP World

Sponsored by
Speakers
Rick Bosworth - Technology Expert

Rick Bosworth

Director, Product Marketing - SentinelOne

September 21, 2023 11:00 am

Session

Tech Theater 2

How AI Can Think Like an Attacker

Sponsored by
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Speakers

Alexander Moncho

Cyber Security Specialist

September 21, 2023 11:00 am

Session

VIP Theater

The Developing Role of the CIO: Growth Through Organizational Resilience

CIO Roundtable

Sponsored by
Moderated by

George Crawford

Chief Information Officer / Chief Information Security Officer - Catapult Energy Services Group LLC

Speakers

Antonio Marin

Chief Information Officer - US Med-Equip Inc

Saleem Bahezaad

Chief Information Officer for Data and Devices - TE Connectivity

James Watson

Chief Information Officer - Bigge Crane and Rigging Co

Anthony Dayao

Chief Information Officer - Motiva Enterprises LLC

David J. Domine

Chief Information Officer - Christian Brothers Automotive

September 21, 2023 12:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 2

Lunch & Learn - A Secure Service Edge Demonstration: A Solution for a Fluid, Digital World

Sponsored by
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Speakers

Tony Kelly

Senior Sales Engineer - Lookout

September 21, 2023 12:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 3

Lunch & Learn - A Common Sense Approach to SaaS Management: Understanding Breadth, Depth and Context

Sponsored by
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Speakers
Justin Moss - Technology Expert

Justin Moss

Senior Sales Engineer - Axonius

September 21, 2023 12:00 pm

Session

VIP Theater

How to Work with Jerks

Sponsored by
Speakers

Eric Williamson

Conflict Resolutions Specialist

September 21, 2023 1:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 1

How to Build an Insider Threat Program

Sponsored by
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Speakers

John Nowotny

Senior Engineer - Exabeam

September 21, 2023 1:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 2

Using Cylance AI, Zero Trust & Data Loss Prevention Technologies to Proactively Prevent a Major Cyber Attack

TBD

Sponsored by
Speakers

Chris Arsenault

Principal Sales Engineer, Blackberry | Cybersecurity

September 21, 2023 1:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 3

AI Adoption... the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Sponsored by
Speakers

Bobby Acker

North American Pre-Sales Leader - SentinelOne

September 21, 2023 1:00 pm

Session

VIP Theater

Women in Technology Roundtable - Fostering Strong Innovative Female Leadership in Tech

Sponsored by
Moderated by

Dd Budiharto

Founder & CEO - Cyber Point Advisory

Speakers

Nikki Jackson

Chief Information Security Officer - Woodforest National Bank

Crystal_Grant_Houston

Crystal C. Grant

Chief Information Security Officer - LegalBadge

Sandy Venugopal

Chief Information Officer - SentinelOne

Monica R. Lee

AVP, Enablement and Engagement, Office of the CISO - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

September 21, 2023 2:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 2

Building a Better Security Posture through Proactive Threat Modeling

Sponsored by
Speakers

Geoff Hancock

Director of Cybersecurity - Cybalt, a Black Box Company

September 21, 2023 2:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 3

Mitigating Cyber Threats with Veeam V12 Integration

Sponsored by
Speakers

Andy Perkins

Sr. Systems Engineer - Veeam

September 21, 2023 2:00 pm

Session

VIP Theater

CISO Roundtable

Strategies for Future Proofing Your Security Team

Sponsored by
Moderated by

Lalit Ahluwalia

CEO - DigitalXForce & iTRUSTXForce

Speakers

Doug Rinehart

Global Chief Information Security Officer - Newfold Digital

Mario_Chiock

Mario Chiock

CISO & Fellow - Schlumberger

Michael Gregg

Chief Information Security Officer - State of North Dakota

Michael_S._Oberlaender

Michael S. Oberlaender

Global Security Thought Leader & CISO Company Strictly Confidential

Linda Bough White

Director of Information Security - Axiom Medical

September 21, 2023 3:00 pm

Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall

Tour & Evaluate Sponsors

September 21, 2023 3:00 pm

Session

VIP Theater

CISO Book Signing - Featuring Michael Oberlaender

Book 1: STRATEGY, TACTICS, & LEADERSHIP: How to Succeed in InfoSec and CyberSecurity; Book 2: C(I)SO - And Now What?: How to Successfully Build Security by Design

Moderated by
Michael_S._Oberlaender

Michael S. Oberlaender

Global Security Thought Leader & CISO Company Strictly Confidential

September 21, 2023 4:00 pm

Session

Tech Theater 1

Closing Keynote - Beauty and the Beast - AI and Privacy

Sponsored by
ISACA logo
Moderated by

Harvey Nusz

ISACA Greater Houston President

Speakers

Clint Bodungen

CEO - ThreatGen

Clif Triplett

Executive Director for Cybersecurity and Risk Management, Kearney

James McQuiggan

Security Awareness Advocate - KnowBe4

David Sledge

Director of Cybersecurity - Avelo Airlines

September 21, 2023 4:00 pm

Session

VIP Theater

S. TX ISSA Members Happy Hour

Sponsored by
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Gold Sponsor
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Lunch & Learn Sponsors
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Breakout Sponsors
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Conference Exhibitors

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Darktrace Logo
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OpenText Cybersecurity Logo
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Lookout Logo
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advisory board

Ernie_Neumann

Ernie Neumann

CTO Six Foot, LLC

Jerich_Beason

Jerich Beason

CISO Capital One

Jeff_Roberts

Jeff Roberts

Founder & CEO Innovation Vista

James Watson

Chief Information Officer - Bigge Crane and Rigging Co

Jim_O_Brien

Jim O'Brien

US Business Unit Cyber Security Officer CGI

Leticia_Huerta

Leticia Huerta

Blockchain Products, Business Controls Onyx by JPMorgan Chase

Mahendra_Nambiar

Mahendra Nambiar

Founder Aggregation Consulting

Mark_Lynd

Mark Lynd

Top 10 Global AI & Cybersecurity Professional Relevant Track

Mike_Till

Mike Till

CTO Treverity

Michael_S._Oberlaender

Michael S. Oberlaender

Global Security Thought Leader & CISO Company Strictly Confidential

Reid_Wisa

Reid Wisa

Global Cyber Security Director | Board Advisor | MBA | Master of Computer Science | CISSP | CRISC | Head of Information Security Tailored Brands, Inc.

Robert_Harris

Robert Harris

Vice President of Engineering ONE Discovery Inc.

Sindhu_Menon

Sindhu Menon

Chief Information Officer Harris County

Stephen_Webster

Stephen Webster

Head of Microgrid OS Enchanted Rock

Worth_Davis

Worth Davis

Senior Vice President Calian

Xiaoying_Hu

Xiaoying Hu

Cybersecurity Manager Katy ISD

Sada_Krishnan

Sada Krishnan

AVP of IT Situs

Ross_A._Leo

Ross A. Leo

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO/DPO) Galen Data

Diego Souza

Global Cyber Security Executive | Board Advisor | Global Chief Information Security Officer - Cummins Inc

george_reeves

George Reeves

Cybersecurity Advisor U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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