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i.c.stars |* Capitalize on Wisconsin 2024

Wednesday, May 15

New Bigger Venue ~ The Gage

All-inclusive conference pass includes:

*Buffet breakfast starting at 7:30 AM
*Keynote speakers
*Interactive table discussions facilitated by our VIP table hosts
*Two networking breaks
*Visibility both at the event and on the i.c.stars websites/social media platforms
*Seeing firsthand the impact that this program is having on our interns lives and within our local technology community

Our Speakers Include:

William Cummings, VP Cybersecurity, Generac will discuss the security needed in scaling up a regional organization to a Global Energy Tech Company

Steve Hannan, CIO, Landmark Credit Union will discuss security in the financial world

David Ruzicka, OT Security Director, Clarios will discuss the OT Journey

Dr. Cheryl Camacho, Chief Learning & Program Officer, i.c.stars will discuss workforce development with nontraditional talent, recruiting/retaining talent

Our CISO Panel: 

Alyssa Miller, CISO, Epic Global; Angela Johnson, CISO, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin; Rebecca Janutis, SVP/CISO, Kohls; Plus Tina Chang, CEO, SysLogic Inc. and moderated by Julie Ragland, CIO


VIP and Table Hosts (Check back as the list grows)

  • Yusuf Abu-Hatoum, CIO, Palermo’s Pizza
  • Monty Beal, Principal Solution Architect, Novus Home Mortgage
  • Jaci Bobo, CIO, Milwaukee County
  • Gary Branger, Executive Director – IT, Hydrite
  • Bill Caraher, CIO, von Briesen & Roper
  • James Cayemberg, Program Manager, IT Early Career, Rockwell Automation
  • Tina Chang, CEO, Syslogic
  • Celeste Cuffie, CEO, Life Empowered Consulting
  • Sheldon Cuffie, CISO, American Family
  • William Cummings, VP Cybersecurity, Generac
  • Tim Dickson, CIDO, Regal Rexnord
  • Tiffany Dillon, VP-IT, Infrastructure & Operations, Landmark Credit Union
  • Sarah Dollhausen-Clark, Assistant Director Talent Partnerships & Pipeline, Northwestern Mutual
  • Ray Farrell, VP Enterprise Security & Infrastructure, Milwaukee Tool
  • Stephen Ford, CISO, Rockwell Automation
  • Adam Furger, CISO, Footlocker
  • ChaChi Gallo, VP IT, Enterprise Architecture & Integrations, Generac
  • Ken Garfinkel, CIO, Broan-NuTone
  • Steve Hannan, CIO, Landmark Credit Union
  • Joe Herington, CIDO, Charter Manufacturing
  • Sam Hilgendorf, CIO, FOX World Travel
  • James Hischke, Director of Consulting Services, Codeworks
  • David Hotchkiss, CIO and VP | Information Services, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Derek Hyde, VP Information Technology, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club
  • Rebecca Janutism, SVP / CISO, Kohls
  • Angela Johnson, CISO, Children’s Hospital
  • Michael Kahler, CIO
  • Alyssa Miller, CISO, Epiq Global
  • Dale Mittelstaedt, CTO, Novus Home Mortgage
  • Mike Nichols, Senior IT Manager, Quad Graphics
  • Julie Ragland, CIO
  • Brandon Ramey, Site Director, Quad Graphics
  • David Ruzicka, OT Security Director, Clarios
  • Bruce Schmidt, Semi-Retired CIO
  • Allen Smith, CIO, Baker Tilly
  • Aaron Towns, Director, Commercial Banking, BMO Bank
  • Cynthia Sternard, Technology Advancement & Outreach Senior Manager, Associated Bank
  • Jonah Turner, Head of Technology Innovation, Molson Coors Beverage Company
  • Nickolo Villanueva, CIO, Crisis Prevention Institute
  • Kusum Rawat Verma, CTO, GE Healthcare

Capitalize on Wisconsin 2024 Event Sponsors

Individual event  & Annual Sponsorship Opportunities are available :

Sponsorship opportunities range from $2,000 to $10,000 and provide a variety of benefits.

Email sales@icstars.org for more information about sponsorship opportunities.

Our ongoing gratitude to our Annual Sponsors celebrating 5 years of i.c.stars in Milwaukee with us:

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