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The 4 October Synergy Forum: Fantastic speakers, even more fantastic attendees

Bob Gourley

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We really look forward to meeting with CTOvision readers at the  Second Annual Synergy Forum which will be held 4 October 2016 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Cognitio organizes this event with a focus on decision-makers.

You will find this venue to be a fantastic way to share lessons learned and best practices with some of the greatest tech leaders in the nation.  Government attendees can register free (Industry attendees can take an additional 25% off using the code below).

Attracting more than 500 policy-makers, engineers, architects, program managers and innovators in the federal government and global technology ecosystem,Synergy Forum 2016 is multi-disciplinary, examining the emerging fusion of physical and digital worlds, including:

  • growing connections between cyber and physical domains
  • future direction of the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • technology evaluation for the enterprise decision-maker
  • how to modernize with optimal return on investment
  • game-changing technologies to enhance mission impact across multiple sectors (i.e., transportation, healthcare, energy, financial services).

Some of the event speakers include:

- General Bender, CIO of the Air Force;
- Teresa Smetzer, CIA;
- James Turgal, Executive Assistant Director, FBI;
- Kiersten Todt, Executive Director, Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity;
- Marc Sachs, CSO, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC),
- David Bray, CIO of the FCC;
- Dennis Gilbert, CISO of Exelon;
- Kenneth Bible, Deputy C4, USMC;
- Larry Larsen, CISO Apple Federal Credit Union;
- Susan Lawrence, former CIO of the Army, now with Booz Allen;
- Aaron Staryak, Associate Director of Security Intelligence for K&L Gates, and formerly with 1st Information Operations Command;
- Ron Carback, Defense Intelligence Officer for Cyber;
- Dev Shenoy, DoE CTO for Manufacturing Sector;
- Paul Brubaker, Alliance for Transportation Innovation,
- Jack Wilmer, Director of Infrastructure Development at DISA.
- Michael Stonebraker, Turing Award Winner, entrepreneur and visionary in the data/analytics field;
- Roger Hockenberry, CEO, Cognitio;
- Eric McAlpine, Momentum Partners VC;

For more on the event and agenda and to register see http://TheSynergyForum.com Government attendees register for free. Industry attendees can take an additional 25% off by use of the discount code cto25.

Branding Opportunities: Position your company as a cybersecurity industry leader by helping to sponsor the Synergy Forum. Reply to this post or contact us to ask for more info.

The Synergy Forum
October 4, 2016
7:30am - 7:30pm
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

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Bob Gourley writes on enterprise IT. He is a founder and partner at Cognitio Corp and publsher of CTOvision.com