1. Pre-K to Gray – the increasing criticality of continuous learning, Innovative Executives League Summit, Chicago, June.
  2. From Transforming the NYSE to Prepping the Next Gen of Innovators at DePaul University, Innovation Storytellers Podcast, June.
  3. What’s AI Doing for You?, CIO/CISO Think Tank, Chicago, June.


  1. The Balancing Game: Legacy vs Digital Transformation, CIO/CISO Chicago Summit, Chicago, December.
  2. A Heterogeneous Cloud Approach – Right or Wrong, CIO/CISO Cloud Summit, Chicago, November.


  1. Augmented Intelligence, OnCorps Decision Analytics Forum, Boston, June.
  2. The Revitalizing Change in the Role of the CIO/CISO, CIO/CISO Summit, Chicago, March.
  3. Tales from the Transformation Front, Technology Leaders Association, Chicago, March.
  4. Your Analytics Data Lake, IBM Think 2019, San Francisco, February.


  1. Blockchain, Forge Startup Weekend, Chicago, November.
  2. Leading a Traditional Business into the Digital World, Insurance Leadership Conference, Detroit, October.
  3. CIOs/CISOs as the Consummate Communicator, CIO/CISO Summit, Chicago, October.
  4. CISO’s Got Talent: Finding, Growing & Retaining the Best People, CIO/CISO Summit, Chicago, October.
  5. Opportunities & Challenges in Mainstream Crypto Applications, University of Illinois, Champaign, April.
  6. Overcoming the Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune in
    Project Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, April.


  1. Leading Across Cultures, DePaul University, Chicago, December.
  2. Leading a Traditional Business into the Digital World, TechNexus Breakfast, Chicago, October.
  3. Mastering Financial Services Ecosystem Transformation, MapR Dinner, New York, June
  4. Emerging Technologies and Innovation in the Enterprise, Incedo Innovation Series, New York, March.


  1. Leading a Traditional Business into the Digital World, SIM Chicago Breakfast, Chicago, December.
  2. Analytic Transformation: Omnichannel Lessons from the Retail Industry,FST Summit, Atlanta, November.
  3. Hybrid Cloud Secure Data Lake Architecture & Methods With Open Source and Cognitive Directions,IBM World of Watson 2016, Las Vegas, October.
  4. Getting Big Data Into the Board Room, Data Strategy and Analytics Forum, Chicago, September.
  5. Migrating from Legacy Data Centers to the Cloud, IT Roadmap, Atlanta, September.
  6. Business Analytics and Intelligence, NCS CIO Strategy Meeting 2016, Chicago, August.
  7. Staying Ahead of the Curve: The Journey to the Predictive Enterprise, NG Analytics US Summit, Austin, June.
  8. Leading a Traditional Business into the Digital World, Extreme Leadership Retreat, Palm Beach, May.
  9. Big Data: Crossing the Chasm, TiEcon, Boston, April.
  10. Leading a Traditional Business into the Digital World, CIO Perspectives, New York, April.
  11. Findustrial Revolution, Federal Reserve Bank, Charlotte, April.
  12. Leading a Traditional Business into the Digital World, CIO Perspectives, Atlanta, March.
  13. Findustrial Revolution, Federal Reserve Bank, New York, February.
  14. Personalized Digital Media, Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, January.


  1. Data Science and the Digital Media Transformation, IBM Insight 2015, Las Vegas, October.
  2. Analytics and the Modern IT Organization, SAS Global Forum Executive Conference 2015, Dallas, May.
  3. Monetizing Your Data, CDO Vision 2015, Washington, March.


  1. Data Architectures for Big Data and Analytics, IBM Insight 2014, Las Vegas, October.
  2. Lessons Learned From Leaders in Going Mobile, M6 Mobility xChange, Carlsbad, CA, May.


  1. Big Data Reference Architectures with Industry Use Cases, IBM Information on Demand Global Conference 2013, Las Vegas, November.
  2. Cloud Computing, Business Enablement and the Changing Role of the CIO, MeetTheBoss TV Roundtable, New York, September.
  3. Keynote, Accenture Annual Technology Vision Client Roundtable, New York, September.
  4. Status of Big Data in Financial Services, Big Data Summit, New York, July.
  5. High Availability & Business Continuity – Protecting What’s Important, MeetTheBoss TV Roundtable, New York, May.
  6. Innovation, USI Innovation Road Show, New York, March.


  1. Cloud Computing, Andreessen Horowitz CIO Summit, Half Moon Bay, CA, October.
  2. How Market Participants Can Prevent and Respond To Technology Errors In Real-Time (registration necessary), Wall Street & Technology Webcast, New York, October.
  3. Technology as a Disruptive Innovator: What’s on the Horizon?, 2012 CIO/CTO Leadership Forum: Spotlight on Financial Services, New York, July.
  4. The CIO as a Business Leader, 2012 New Zealand CIO Summit, Auckland, New Zealand, June.
  5. Cloud Transformation: How The Cloud is Creating New Revenue Opportunities for Savvy Businesses, Cloud Leadership Forum, Santa Clara, CA, June.
  6. IT at the Speed of Finance, Enterprise Efficiency, New York, June.
  7. Exchanges: High Frequency Trading, Clearing & Avoiding a Flash Crash, Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit, New York, May.
  8. Leadership Training Camp, CIO Leadership Event, Marco Island, FL, May.
  9. Perspectives on Enterprise Software and Cloud, Israel Dealmakers Summit 2012, Tel Aviv, Israel, February.
  10. The Future State of Exchanges, IT Roadmap Conference, New York, February.
  11. Real-time Systems for Exchanges, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, January.


  1. Turning Exchanges Into IT Providers, WFE-MIT Exchange Technology Workshop, Cambridge, MA, November.
  2. Accelerating Unmatched Efficiency and Unlimited Scaling Through the Cloud, DellNext 2011, Dubai, November.
  3. Key Strategies for IT Innovation in Financial Securities, DellNext 2011, Dubai, November.
  4. Cloud: It’s Not Just Technology; It’s Changing Your Business, Global CIO Forum 2011, Berlin, November.
  5. Accelerating Your Enterprise with Advanced Data Flow and Low Latency Architectures, IBM Information on Demand Global Conference 2011, Las Vegas, October.
  6. Keynote Session, VMWorld, Las Vegas, August.
  7. Supporting Real-Time Transactions, TTI/Vanguard Conference: Real Time, Paris, July.
  8. Market Forces: Can Technology Bring Free Enterprise to Everyone?, NExTWORK , New York, June.
  9. CIO/CTO Keynote, The Post Crisis World of Finance, New York, June.
  10. Is This the End of the CIO and Understanding Tomorrow’s World, The CIO Agenda 2011, London, June.
  11. Due Diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions and Role of IT, Kellogg Technology Strategy Summit, Evanston, IL, May.
  12. The Financial Services Industry-Specific Cloud, Capital Markets Cloud Symposium, New York, May.
  13. Analytic Insights: Leveraging Your Data to Predict What Lies Ahead, DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media Corporate Technology Breakfast on Analytic Insights, Chicago, April.
  14. Cloud Leadership: Business Drivers, Technology Challenges and Reality Checks, CIO Perspectives, New York, April.
  15. Innovation in a 400 Year Old Company, CIO Global Forum, Yountville, CA, April.
  16. Accessing Emerging Innovation, CIO Summit, New York, March.
  17. Ireland: Education/R&D/Technology/Commercialisation, Ireland Day, New York, March.
  18. Trends in Cloud Computing & Enterprise Technology, Israel Dealmakers Summit 2011, Tel Aviv, Israel, February.


  1. Accelerating Your Enterprise with Advanced Real-Time Architectures, IBM Information on Demand Global Conference 2010, Las Vegas, October.
  2. Financial Perspective on Data Center Efficiency, Optimizing Cloud Computing, New York, October.
  3. How IT is Transforming Business, and Why CFOs Should Care, Gartner Executive Program, New York, October.
  4. Keynote Address, Morningstar Technology Conference: Problems of Scale, Chicago, September.
  5. Predictive Analytics: Mining the Past, Getting in Front of the Future, Fourteenth Annual Women’s Bond Club Technology Symposium, New York, June.
  6. Technology Visions: Thoughts from Securities Industry CIOs and CTOs, SIFMA Financial Services Technology Expo, New York, June.
  7. Infrastructure, Execution and Governance of the Event Driven Enterprise – Challenges and Opportunities, Kellogg Technology Strategy Summit, Evanston, IL, April.
  8. The Event Driven Enterprise – The Financial Services Perspective, Kellogg Technology Strategy Summit, Evanston, IL, April.
  9. Disruptive Technologies, Global Technology Symposium, Palo Alto, CA, March.
  10. Creating a Robust, Efficient and Flexible IT Strategy to Enable Long-Term Success, TradeTech Architecture, London, February.


  1. Cloud Perspectives, World Summit of Cloud Computing, Shefayim, Israel, December.
  2. The ROI of Cloud Computing, World Summit of Cloud Computing, Shefayim, Israel, December.
  3. Data Centers and Green Technology, World Federation of Exchanges Technology Workshop, Cambridge, MA, November.
  4. Microseconds Matter: The New Low Latency Arms Race, Accelerating Wall Street, New York, November.
  5. Break Through Advanced Architectures That Will Transform Your Enterprise, IBM Information on Demand Global Conference 2009, Las Vegas, October.
  6. Keynote Address, Red Hat Summit, Chicago, September.
  7. Keynote Address, Banking on Israel IT, New York, June.
  8. Keynote Session, 2009 VAR500 Conference, New York, June.
  9. Managing Enterprise Data: Challenges and Opportunities, Kellogg Technology Strategy Summit, Evanston, IL, April.
  10. Finding Opportunities in a Challenging Market, and Unleashing Stranded Capacity in your Facility and Investments, DatacenterDynamics Conference, New York, March.


  1. Emerging Trends in Enterprise Security, Storage and Virtualization, Banking on Israel IT, New York, June.
  2. Keynote Session, Red Herring 100, San Jose, CA, May.
  3. How Low Can You Go? The Low Latency Imperative, Accelerating Wall Street, New York, May.
  4. Sleeping Well – Using Technology to Reduce Surprises in the Datacenter, 4th Annual Thomas J. Watson P=ac2 Conference, Yorktown Heights, NY, March.


  1. CIO Roundtable Discussion, Waters USA 2007, New York, December.
  2. CTO Challenges with Regard to Scalability and Latency, Israel Association of Grid Technologies Annual Conference, Herzliya, Israel, December.
  3. Closing Comments, Intel fasterSTREET, New York, November.
  4. Achieving the Promise of Enterprise Architecture, Israel Association of Grid Technologies Annual Conference, Herzliya, Israel, January


  1. Exchange Mergers & Demutualization, SIFMA 2006 Operations Update Symposium, New York, November.
  2. The CIO as Risk Manager, Economist Conference, New York, September.
  3. NYSE/ARCA Technology Update, SIA 2006 Technology Management Conference, New York, June.
  4. Offshore Outsourcing, Deutsche Bank 2006 CIO Summit, Jackson Hole, WY, February.


  1. Enabling Technology to Meet Business Challenges of Tomorrow, Technology Outlook for 2006, Chicago, December.
  2. The State of Our (IT) Profession, DePaul University Executive Panel, Chicago, October.
  3. Beyond the Edge: New Horizon Technologies for Financial Markets, Ninth Annual Women’s Bond Club Technology Symposium, New York, May.
  4. The Evolution of Trading Infrastructure, 24 Hours on LaSalle Street / Financial Services Summit, Chicago, April.


  1. The Path to Utility Computing, Veritas Vision, Las Vegas, May.
  2. Rate the SRM/Software Management Vendors, Storage Decisions 2004, New York, April.


  1. The Business Advantage of Server Consolidation, InformationWeek Partner Forum, Chicago, October.
  2. Facilitating Growth while Preserving the Bottom Line, Veritas Executive Forum, New York, October.
  3. Oracle RAC Tuning; A High Speed Tour, Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, September.
  4. CIO Perspectives on Enterprise Infrastructure Priorities, ComVentures Forum, Napa, CA, May.
  5. The Role of Veritas SANPoint Control in Implementing and Managing a SAN Storage Utility, Veritas Vision Storage Technology Conference, Las Vegas, May.


  1. Decision Making at Net Speed, Fortune CIO Forum, Colorado Springs, July.
  2. Confronting Convergence, Financial Services CIO Forum, New York, May.


  1. Web-Enabled Data Warehousing & OLAP – Case Studies in E-commerce, Internet Commerce Expo, Boston, March.
  2. Rethinking Content for Your Webcasting Environment, Webcasting for Enterprise Solutions, San Francisco, March.


  1. Leveraging Business Intelligence for Marketing, Connections 97, Chicago, June.
  2. The Emerging Impact of New Media and Push Technologies on Corporate Decision Making, Polytechnic University Institute for Technology and Enterprise, New York, May.


  1. EIS/OLAP Computing and Real-Time Business at Fidelity, Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, November.
  2. Knowledge Management: The Importance of the Data Warehouse, Information Week 500 Conference, Laguna Niguel, CA, September.
  3. EIS Computing and Real-Time Business at Fidelity, Data Warehousing & DSS/EIS Conference, Boston, June.
  4. Enabling the Intelligent Enterprise: Creating Systems That Add Business Value, EIS 96, London, June.


  1. Supporting the Executive Decision Making Process, UNIX Expo, New York, September.
  2. OLAP: Entering the Corporate Computing Mainstream, Database & Client Server World, Boston, June.


  1. Issues in Advertising Tracking, Advertising Research Foundation, New York, November.
  2. Enterprise EIS: The Challenge for the 90s, EIS 94, London, June.


  1. Using Decision Support Systems in a Service Industry, IRIWorld, Chicago, September.
  2. Issues in Customer Satisfaction, Maritz Marketing Research Conference, St. Louis, June.
  3. Conference Chair, American Marketing Association Behavioral Research Conference, Phoenix, January.


  1. Decision Support Systems for All Seasons, Express Users Group, Orlando, September.
  2. Operations Data – A Marketing Goldmine, Leveraging Information to Increase Sales and Strengthen Customer Relationships Conference, Chicago, June.
  3. Session Chair, Decision Support Systems Track, DSS-92, Chicago, June.
  4. Issues for an Information Age, Information Resources, Inc. Technology Day, Boston, June.
  5. The Glass Cockpit in Marketing: Flying by the Instruments, American Marketing Association Behavioral Research Conference, Phoenix, January.


  1. Information Technology’s Role in Building a Customer Franchise, Building and Sustaining a Customer Franchise Conference, Boston, December.
  2. Preparing For The Information Based Economy, Express Users Group, New Orleans, September.
  3. Decision Support Systems and Expert Systems in Business, Advanced Information Systems Conference, Chicago, May.
  4. Keeping Your EIS Growing and Cost Effective, Institute for International Research EIS Conference, Toronto, Canada, May.


  1. The Greening of Corporate Information, Sales Management System Users Group, Chicago, November.
  2. Merging Computer Technology and Research Applications, Advertising Research Foundation, New York, November.
  3. Building Business Using Integrated Sales and Customer Support Systems. Executive Briefing, Chicago, November.
  4. The Greening of Corporate Information, Express Users Group, Nashville, October.
  5. Marketing Decision Support: A User’s Perspective, Sales and Marketing Technology Conference, Chicago, June.
  6. The Use of Technology in Marketing, European Express Users Group, Vienna, Austria, June.
  7. Marketing Decision Support at the Quaker Oats Company, DSS-90, Boston, May.


  1. Building a Marketing Information System at Quaker Oats and Solving Promotional Problems, US Style, Pacific Express Users Group, Melbourne, Australia, November.
  2. Building or Buying Your Own Decision Support System, Advertising Research Foundation, New York, November.
  3. How to Use Decision Support Systems to Consistently Maintain the #1 Market Position, Strategic Issues Conference, Boston, October.
  4. Improving Hierarchical Integration of Departmental Systems, Info 89, New York, October.
  5. Financial Decision Support Systems, Express Users Group, Orlando, October.
  6. Reaping Quick Returns from Expert Systems, DSS-89, San Diego, June.
  7. Intelligent Support of Modeling in Marketing, Marketing Science Conference, Durham, NC, March.


  1. Computer Assisted Marketing, Express Users Group, Boston, October.
  2. Computer Assisted Marketing, Information Industry Association, Chicago, April.
  3. Expert Systems in Business, ACM/SIGART, Chicago, March.


  1. Computer Assisted Marketing, Duke University Marketing Symposium, Durham, NC, November.