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SHARE Providence Featured Speakers

> Monday Keynote

Monday’s SHARE Providence Keynote will begin with a special message from IBM chairman, president and CEO, Ginni Rometty.

Afterward, join IBM mainframe experts to explore the future of IBM Z and discuss how continuous innovation in hardware and software technology delivers differentiated value.

  • Grow IBM Z in a world where the dominant IT consumption model is cloud services
  • Deliver modern digital workloads enabled through expanding Z mainframe capabilities
  • Build trust in the digital age
  • Ensure security around data and transparency in transactions
  • Stay ahead of the competition by generating more personalized insights that add value for your clients

> Tuesday Keynote

The Four Corners of Enterprise Security

David Hayes, Government Accountability Office
Stu Henderson, Henderson Consulting
Simon Dodge, Wells Fargo
Buzz Woeckener, Nationwide Insurance 

Tuesday, August 8

Security and regulatory compliance are concerns that impact every professional within your IT organization. In the Tuesday Keynote presentation at SHARE Providence, our expert panelists will offer their perspectives on how various roles are specifically impacted by security, and what areas you should be most concerned about in your own roles. Listen to your peers share their insights in a series of TED-style Talks, starting with starting with David Hayes of the Government Accountability Office, who will focus on common compliance and risk frameworks. Stu Henderson of Henderson Consulting will discuss organizational values and how those interacting with the systems are part of the overall control environment, followed by Simon Dodge of Wells Fargo providing a look at proactive activities in the organization that are important for staying ahead of threats and reducing the need to play catch-up when the auditors arrive. In the final talk of the morning, emerging cyber security threats will be discussed by Buzz Woeckener of Nationwide Insurance, along with tips on how to be prepared.  At the conclusion of their presentations, our panelists will address audience questions on the topics of security and compliance. 

Please note, Tuesday’s Keynote session will begin at 8:00 a.m. to allow for audience Q&A.