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

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Starts: March 13, 2024 9:00 am
Ends: 10:00 am
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In the ever-evolving landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI), building trust, managing risks, and ensuring robust security have become paramount concerns for businesses and organizations alike. As AI continues to catalyze transformation across industries, understanding how to navigate these crucial aspects has never been more essential.

Our panel discussion, titled “Navigating AI Trust, Risk, and Security Management in the Transformation Age,” brings together experts and thought leaders in AI, data privacy, and cybersecurity to explore the multifaceted challenges and opportunities associated with AI implementation. From the ethical considerations surrounding AI algorithms to the potential risks and vulnerabilities in AI systems, this session will delve into the intricate balance between innovation and protection.

Key topics of discussion will include:

  1. Building Trust: Unpacking the importance of transparency, fairness, and accountability in AI systems and how they can be achieved.
  2. Risk Assessment: Identifying and mitigating risks in AI, from data breaches to bias in machine learning models.
  3. Security Measures: Exploring the latest advancements in AI security, including threat detection and AI-driven cybersecurity.
  4. Regulatory Compliance: Navigating the evolving landscape of AI-related regulations and standards, and their impact on business strategies.
  5. Ethical AI: Discussing the ethical considerations when designing, implementing, and using AI, and how organizations can uphold ethical principles.

This panel session promises to provide valuable insights and practical takeaways for anyone involved in harnessing the power of AI, offering a roadmap to success in the rapidly evolving world of AI trust, risk, and security management. Join us to stay ahead in the transformation age.


Dr. Rebecca Wynn

Global Chief Security Strategist & CISO - Click Solutions Group

Dr. Rebecca Wynn is the award-winning Global Cybersecurity Strategist & CISO for Click Solutions Group. She has worked with various sectors, including healthcare, fintech, technology, and government, and has been honored with numerous awards for her work. She is lauded as a “game-changer who is ten steps ahead in developing and enforcing cybersecurity and privacy best practices and policies.” Her expertise lies in managing data privacy and protection risks associated with AI and developing and enforcing cybersecurity and privacy best practices and policies. Additionally, she hosts the Soulful CXO podcast. Which focuses on the intersection of technology, business, and humanity, exploring how these three areas impact each other.


Jill D. Rhodes

SVP & Chief Information Security Officer - Option Care Health, Inc

Jill D. Rhodes is Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for Option Care Health, Inc. Her responsibilities include the integration of information security governance, education, process development, and technology into all facets of this multibillion-dollar healthcare company. Prior to moving to the private sector, Ms. Rhodes spent twenty years working in and with the national security community of the Federal Government. Before joining the national security community, Ms. Rhodes was a Foreign Service Officer, stationed in Bolivia and Russia. She also worked extensively throughout Eastern and Southern Africa. Ms. Rhodes was honored with the 2019 Chicago-area CISO of the Year award. She has written, published, and speaks nationally. Ms. Rhodes was the co- editor of the first, second, and third editions of the ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Business Professionals and edited the book National Security Law, Fifty Years of Transformation: An Anthology (2012). Community service is very important to Ms. Rhodes. She is a board member and on the Executive Committee of Adelante Healthcare in Phoenix. Previously, she led the security committee of Temple B’nai Jehoshua Beth Eloihim (BJBE) in Deerfield, IL. In this capacity, Ms. Rhodes helped build the security program across BJBE and led several active shooter training programs for the clergy and educators. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Cincinnati College of Law (JD), and the George Washington University College of Law (LL.M.).

Scott Hicar - Technology Expert

Scott Hicar

SVP & Chief Information Officer - Benchmark Electronics

Scott Hicar is Senior Vice President and CIO for Benchmark Electronics. In this role he has global responsibility for ensuring consistent processes systems and infrastructure efficiently support our business and our customers globally. Mr. Hicar has more than 25 years of Technology Leadership experience in transformational roles. Prior to Benchmark Scott was CIO for TwentyEighty a corporate training company focused on sales enablement leadership program execution and credit performance. He also served as SVP CIO for DigitalGlobe an Earth Imagery company serving global commercial and governments along with SVP CIO for Solectron a 13b electronic manufacturer and VP CIO for Maxtor corporation a storage products manufacturer. Mr. Hicar was also a SAP Supply Chain process specialist with Price Waterhouse consulting. Mr. Hicar received his bachelor s degree cum laude in business administration from Ohio University.

Michael Shanko

Former SVP & Chief Information Officer - Blue Yonder

ransformational leader, applies innovative and strategic thinking to solve complex business, organizational and operational challenges. Versatile executive with diverse experience spanning multiple global, highly regulated environments. Serving in Sr. Leadership roles within high tech, utilities, pharmaceuticals, services, insurance and healthcare industries. Proven history in building high performance technology and cyber security organizations through servant leadership, strong employee development and mentoring. Michael employs his 2022 Global CIO of the Year award winning combination including strategic planning, cognitive artifical intelligence, operational excellence, process optimization to drive business innovation and bottom line results.

Steven Kolombaris - Technology Expert

Steven Kolombaris

Chief Information Security Officer - Sotherby's

I believe Information security can improve any business & IT process. What I enjoy the most is the moment when we learn from the work we are doing together.

Michael Hay

VP of Technology & Research - Hitachi Vantara

As a strategic and recognized technology and business leader, my efforts have been instrumental in driving innovations that produce significant and sustained outcomes. Focused on transformational change, I leverage design thinking to facilitate the introduction of new capabilities and products to the market. For Teradata I practice a balanced product management role innovating to improve the business of hybrid cloud infrastructures, business continuity as a service, telemetry and observability, and cloud migrations. In parallel I continue work with venture funded companies helping them to achieve short- and long-term business goals. On behalf of Hitachi Vantara I led numerous initiatives, examples include private cloud infrastructures, customer service of robotics, blockchain for accounts receivable scenarios, and co-creating next generation oil & gas data management applications. Key Skills: Cloud Services & Solutions | Product Management | Global Team Leadership | Visioning and Strategy | Open Innovation | Budget Management | Data Management | Streaming Data | Storage Architectures | Enterprise Architecture | Go-to-Market Strategy | Business Planning & Incubation | Cross-Functional Collaboration | Solution Selling & Sales Enablement | Intellectual Property Management | New Product, Solutions & Services Introduction