This conference will bring together Technology leaders for exclusive “virtual” networking opportunities,speakers, and facilitated conversations on AI & Bias – all to support i.c.stars innovative technology training program for underserved Chicago adults.
Update: due to the nature of this year’s virtual event, we have closed single ticket registration and will be hosting exclusively for sponsors, CIOs, and i.c.stars alumni.
Board Welcome: Bob Kress, Accenture i.c.stars welcome and icebreaker: Sandee Kastrul, i.c.stars Icebreaker Activity in zoom breakout rooms facilitated by CIOs Engaging with i.c.stars on COBOL Keith Rohland US Foods i.c.stars interns winning team present CTO Keynote: AI & Bias: Rebecca Parsons, ThoughtWorks Discussion Session in zoom breakout rooms facilitated by CIOs i.c.stars Vision & Closing: Sandee Kastrul, i.c.stars
Capitalize VIP Discussion Hosts Include:
*Lisa Angara, Director of Application Delivery, Navistar *William Barbosa, Director, IT Infrastructure, Security & Operations, Adtalem Global Education *Molly Barrett, Vice President Technology SVP Continuous Improvement & Client Technical Support IRi Worldwide *Mark Brelje, Managing Director CIBC *Bob Border, Chief Information Officer Ingredion Incorporated *Chris Campbell, CIO, DeVry University *Brian Clark, Director, Infrastructure and Enterprise Architecture Golub Capital *Ramnath Cidambi, CIO, Illinois Student Assistance Commission *Mike Cozzi, Senior Technology Director, HAVI *Kelly Coomer, CIO Sammons Financial GroupMember Companies *Tim Copeland, Business Systems Manager Medline *Ed Earl, CIO Federal Signal *Jeff Eisentraut, Senior Vice President Information Technology RR Donnelley *John Falsetti, Director of Information Technology Maryville Academy *Karen Fedyszyn, CIO/ CTO Fortium Partners *Tom Forkenbrock, Chief Information Security Officer, Central States Funds *Eric Foster, EVP & CIO Donnelley Financial Solutions *Dennis Harding, Vice President of IT – Infrastructure and Operations Adtalem Global Education *Lori Hess, Vice President, Solution & Client Delivery AIM Specialty Health *John Higginson, CTO, Groupon *Mel Hudson-Nowak, VP IT Systems, Strategy & Security US Foods *Steven Jones, VP Product Development Centro *Kathie Koch, Chief Information Officer Columbia College Chicago *Robert Kress, Managing Director, co-Chief Operating Officer and Global Quality & Risk officer, Accenture Security *Jai Kuchimanchi, CTO Sammons Financial Group Member Companies *Didier Le Tien, VP of Architecture, App Dev, Data Engineering, User Experience Design, CloudOps and DevOps US Foods *Michael Limjoco, SVP Business Line Information Systems, Corporate Wintrust Financial Corporation *Teri Lonergan, VP of IT Relationship Management AmerisourceBergen *Susan Lucas, SVP of Technology Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants *Ron Mathis, Director of Corporate IT Operations Illinois Tool Works *Scot Marcotte, Chief Technology Officer Buck *Amy McGraner, Director, IT Portfolio Management CNA *Patrick Moroney, Chief Information Officer, Central States Funds *Karen Nowicki, Director of Engineering, Enova International *Michelle Pacynski, VP, Digital Innovation ULTA Beauty *Brian Palmer, Director of IT Infrastructure Ventas, Inc. *Jack Patterson, Vice President – IT Infrastructure and Operations Essendant *James Pierce VP Process and Systems Medline Industries *Leslie Pyles, Director Core/MF Solutions & Project Support, US Foods *Julie Ragland, CIO Navistar *Joseph Rago, Director, Digital Innovation, Digital Innovation ULTA Beauty *Michael Rabbitt, Head of Business Transformation, Argonne National Laboratory *Krishna Ramachandran, Vice President, Provider Network Solutions BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas *Scott Ramsbottom, EVP & CIO Anixter *Krishh Reddy, BI and Analytics Associate Director Cognizant *Keith Rohland, Chief Information Officer US Foods *Jesse Sanders Director, IT Infrastructure Clayco
*Sehr Saghir Managing Director for Intelligent Process Automation, BMO Financial Group *Bruce Schinelli, Chief Information Officer, TTX Company *David Schur, Chief Technology Officer, Sphera *Yvonne Scott, Chief Information Officer Crowe LLP *Dan Simpson, Global Chief Information Officer at Grant Thornton International *Jerome Snell, CTO, Accuity *Carl Snyder, CTO, Central States Funds *Helen Sun, Chief Technology Officer, STATS Perform *Hema Sundaram, Chief Technology Officer , Cook CountyBureau of Technology *Carol Spencer, AIM Specialty Health *Ron Swan, Information Technology Director, ASCP *Jim Tarvin, Manager, Enterprise Software Solutions, Business and Information Services, Argonne National Laboratory *John Thompson, Global Head of Advanced Analytics & Artificial Intelligence CSL Behring *Joanna Vahlsing, SVP, Program Management and Operations Centro *Boris Voltchenko, Vice President – IT Infrastructure and Security Reynolds Consumer Products *Chris Whyde, Senior Director, International Technology, TransUnion *David Ziegelski, Vice President of Information Technology National Material L.P.
Facilitated table Discussion at Capitalize on Illinois 2019
Entara and Golub Capital speaking to the Journey to Automation at Capitalize 2019.
Gamelle Davis, i.c.stars Cycle 28. 2019 Alumni Impact Award Recipient.