Welcome & Introductions

Opening Keynote Enabling the Remote Workforce

The Coronavirus pandemic has created urgency for many organizations to shift most levels of workers to virtual workers. In order to keep organizations functional during the rapid change, technology leaders were forced to deploy solutions that allow virtual workers to be productive and secure.

Join your CIO community as they discuss:
· How they enabled this rapid change and how they are supporting their virtual workers
· How they overcame traditional security barriers
· The ways they are still learning and adapting to this new way of working

General Session Humanizing Your Company Through Empathy, Resiliency, and Optimism

There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting life as we once knew it. Now more than ever, individuals are seeking comfort in what is arguably the most unsettling crisis of the past decade. Regardless of your company’s size, scope, mission, or culture, there’s an opportunity for each of us to play a role in being of service to those around us, be they our family members, colleagues, or community members. When optimism is balanced with realism, and vulnerability is balanced with a steady hand, we can each make a difference. In this session, I’ll share how I’ve witnessed individuals making a difference at an organization that operates on the global stage.

General Session Prepare for Business Model Distribution: How Automation Will Change the World Post COVID-19

  • Fred Thiel, Chairman & Chief Advisor, Thiel Advisors, Inc.
The current pandemic is a Black Swan event that most companies never considered in any of their strategic planning. After years of focused efforts to make businesses more efficient including outsourcing supply chains far offshore, leaders are now tasked with effectively responding and executing major changes with little preparation just to keep their business alive. Fred will present a framework to drive innovation, resilience and agility in all of your business processes to support the need for flawless execution of rapid process changes in times of crisis or in response to competitive disruptions.

Closing Remarks


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This event is a virtual event, Newark, NJ 5-21-2020