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Join MCPc and OHTec, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, for a day of new ideas and concepts, stronger connections, and a renewed perspective on how you build and advance your technology strategy

 

Why Should I Attend

The conference is designed for CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, Health, HR, Legal, Marketing executives and decision makers from companies of all sizes. We are confident you will walk away with new ideas and concepts, stronger connections, and a renewed perspective on how you build and advance your technology strategy. 

 

Among our Speakers

  • Headshot of John P. Carlin
    John P. Carlin

    Former Assistant Attorney General for National Security
  • Headshot of Bernie  Moreno
    Bernie Moreno
    Bernie Moreno Companies

    President
  • Headshot of Michael  Calce
    Michael Calce
    HP

  • Headshot of David Gilbert
    David Gilbert
    Destination Cleveland

    President & CEO
  • Headshot of Joe Roman
    Joe Roman
    Greater Cleveland Partnership

    CEO
  • Headshot of Dr. Monique Umphrey
    Dr. Monique Umphrey
    Cuyahoga Community College

    VP Workforce Innovation & Dean
  • Headshot of Dr. Jeff Goldstein
    Dr. Jeff Goldstein
    HP

    Senior Healthcare Specialist
  • Headshot of Michael Howard
    Michael Howard
    HP

    Head of Security Practice
  • Headshot of Jane Alexander
    Jane Alexander
    Cleveland Museum of Art

    Chief Digital Information Officer
  • Headshot of Aaron Mendelsohn
    Aaron Mendelsohn
    Ingram Micro

    Chief Data Privacy Officer
  • Headshot of Charlie Lougheed
    Charlie Lougheed
    Explorys

    Cofounder
  • Headshot of Stephanie Dismore
    Stephanie Dismore
    HP

    Vice President and General Manager, Americas Channels
  • Headshot of Tom Siu
    Tom Siu
    Case Western Reserve University

    Chief Information Security Officer
  • Headshot of Tuwhanna Lewis
    Tuwhanna Lewis
    Cleveland Engineering Society

    Associate Director
  • Headshot of Mike Speck
    Mike Speck
    nuboHEALTH

    President
  • Headshot of Mark Krynock
    Mark Krynock
    Lenovo

    Hardware & Software Product Marketing Leader
  • Headshot of Paula Timco
    Paula Timco
    nuboHEALTH

    Partner & Chief Strategy Officer
  • Headshot of Cal  Al-Dhubaib
    Cal Al-Dhubaib
    Pandata

    Data Scientist & Entrepreneur
  • Headshot of Courtney DeOreo
    Courtney DeOreo
    RITE

    Director
  • Headshot of Rick Hawkins
    Rick Hawkins
    TimkenSteel

    Vice President of Information Technology
  • Headshot of Robert J. Burkhart
    Robert J. Burkhart
    Nationwide Insurance

    Mobile & Collaboration Infrastructure Leader
  • Headshot of Stephen Miller
    Stephen Miller
    Lenovo

    Brand Ambassador
  • Headshot of Sue Workman
    Sue Workman
    CWRU

    Vice President and CIO
  • Headshot of Edward Marx
    Edward Marx
    Cleveland Clinic

    CIO
  • Headshot of Jess Walpole
    Jess Walpole
    Lincoln Electric

    VP, Global Information Security and IT Operations
  • Headshot of Alvin Moreno
    Alvin Moreno
    Nestle

  • Headshot of Doug Mazeffa
    Doug Mazeffa
    Sherwin-Williams

    Product Sustainability Program Manager
  • Headshot of Dean Wolosiansky
    Dean Wolosiansky
    Lindsay Precast

    General Manager
  • Headshot of David Moon
    David Moon
    Hitachi Vantara

  • Headshot of Jacob Duritsky
    Jacob Duritsky
    Team NEO

    VP, Strategy & Research
  • Headshot of Jenifer  White Visek
    Jenifer White Visek
    AON

    VP, Cyber Broking National Account Team
  • Headshot of Venkit Raman
    Venkit Raman
    Vertex Computer Systems

    Principal
  • Headshot of Andrew Watterson
    Andrew Watterson
    KeyBank

    Head of Sustainability
  • Headshot of Marty Ziemianski
    Marty Ziemianski
    Ozanne Construction Company

    Controller
  • Headshot of Wyatt Yelverton
    Wyatt Yelverton
    Lenovo

    Global Health Solution Manager
  • Headshot of Christian Tracey
    Christian Tracey
    Group Management Services

    CTO
  • Headshot of Mark Macioce
    Mark Macioce
    OMNOVA

    Global IT Director
  • Headshot of Brian Ray
    Brian Ray
    Cleveland Marshall College of Law

    Director, Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection
  • Headshot of Jay Foran
    Jay Foran
    Team NEO

    Senior Vice President
  • Headshot of John Hurt
    John Hurt
    nuboHEALTH

    Chief Technology Officer
  • Headshot of Lolita  Hines
    Lolita Hines
    CWRU

    AVP Finance & Administration
  • Headshot of Anthony Hughes
    Anthony Hughes
    Tech Elevator

    Co-founder & CEO
  • Headshot of Steven Stransky
    Steven Stransky
    Thompson Hine

    Senior Counsel
  • Headshot of Anthony Joy
    Anthony Joy
    Cleveland Metroparks

    CIO
  • Headshot of John Paganini
    John Paganini
    IoT Directions

    CEO
  • Headshot of Bruce Knapp
    Bruce Knapp
    Dell

    Senior Principal Client Technologist
  • Headshot of Doug Meil
    Doug Meil
    Watson Health

    Distinguished Engineer
  • Headshot of Bob Salandre
    Bob Salandre
    Timken

    Chief Information Security Officer
  • Headshot of Evin McMullen
    Evin McMullen
    ConsenSys

    Project Lead
  • Headshot of Jerry Justice
    Jerry Justice
    Benesch Law

    CIO
  • Headshot of Keith Duemling
    Keith Duemling
    Cleveland Clinic

    Director of Cybersecurity Technology Protection
  • Headshot of Andy Halko
    Andy Halko
    Insivia

    CEO
  • Headshot of Brian Schilf
    Brian Schilf
    PolyOne

    VP of IT
  • Headshot of David Knowles
    David Knowles
    Rockwell Automation

    Account Manager
  • Headshot of Jason  Kreiner
    Jason Kreiner
    Parker

    Platform Manager IoT
  • Headshot of Dana  Dombroski
    Dana Dombroski
    Vantage

    Employee Benefits Advisor
  • Headshot of Doug Miller
    Doug Miller
    Dell

    Client Solutions Sales Specialist
  • Headshot of Steve Salk
    Steve Salk
    Dell

    Endpoint Security Product Specialist
  • Headshot of Geo Money
    Geo Money
    OEC

    Creative Marketing Change Agent
  • Headshot of Andy Jones
    Andy Jones
    MCPc

    CEO
  • Headshot of Jason Taylor
    Jason Taylor
    MCPc

    Group President, Secure Technology Asset Disposition
  • Headshot of Bob Eckman
    Bob Eckman
    MCPc

    Security Principal
  • Headshot of Geoff  Green
    Geoff Green
    MCPc

    CTO, SOC & Managed Services
  • Headshot of Ira Grossman
    Ira Grossman
    MCPc

    CTO & Principal Consultant
  • Headshot of John Flynn
    John Flynn
    MCPc

    Director of Talent Acquisition

Our Plenary Sessions

  • 8:00–9:00am

    Breakfast Presentation

    Blockchain/Blockland, an update from Bernie Moreno

  • 12:00–1:00pm

    Luncheon Presentation

    The Dawn of the Code War - John P. Carlin

  • 3:00–4:00pm

    Plenary Closing

    Inside the Mind of the World's Most Notable Hacker - Michael Calce

  • 4:00–5:00pm

    Closing Cocktail Reception

    Special Recognition & Awards

Our Sponsors

 

Thought leaders from Apple, HP, Dell, and Lenovo will present tech trends and new products throughout the day in dedicated rooms.

Apple - Authorized Reseller
Dell EMC
HP - Gold Partner
Lenovo - Business Partner (Classic)
Expedient
OEC®
Crestmark
connecTel
ctg
Cuyahoga Community College
Eaton
iFuse
InFocus
insivia
Lakeside
Krish
MCPc Imaging & Printing
Nesco
Robert Half Technology
Spectrum Reach

Agenda

7:30–8:00am
Topic
Register, network, and meet our sponsors!
8:00–9:00am
Topic  
Plenary Breakfast
Blockchain/Blockland
Bernie Moreno
David Gilbert
Joe Roman
9:00–9:15am
Topic
Vendor Fair & Networking
9:15–10:15am
Topic  
HP - Solutions in Healthcare

Dr. Jeff Goldstein, HP

Lenovo -  Lenovo Healthcare Solutions Wyatt Yelverton, Lenovo
Dell - Workforce Transformation and End Point Management Security Doug Miller, Bruce Knapp, Steve Salk
Apple in the Workplace  
Seasoned CISOs Share Cyber Strategies

Bob Eckman, MCPc (Moderator)
Bob Salandre, Timken
Jerry Justice, Benesch
Tom Siu, CWRU
Keith Duemling, Cleveland Clinic

IoT in Healthcare: Clinical Carts as a Service Enovate Medical
Software Engineering & Pro Wrestling Doug Meil, IBM Watson Health
Pratical Uses of Blockchain

Michael Trebilcock, MCPc
Evin McMullen, ConsenSys

Managing the IoT Endpoint: How Different is it? Ira Grossman, MCPc (Moderator)
Jason Kreiner, Parker
David Zeidan, Verizon
Jim Basar, Intwine Connect
IT as a Business Change Agent

Doug Wenger OHTec (Moderator)
Jane Alexander, Cleveland Museum of Art
Sue Workman, CWRU
Rick Hawkins, Timken Steel
Mark Macioce, OMNOVA

Cyber Coverage - Is it Worth it? What You Need to Know Presented by AON
10:15–10:30am
Topic
Vendor Fair & Networking

10:30–11:30am
Topic Speakers
HP - Solutions in Security Michael Howard, HP
Lenovo - Workplace Transformation Mark Krynock, Lenovo
Dell - Workforce Transformation and End Point Management Security  
Apple in the Field  
Disruptive Transformation

Venkit Raman Vertex (Moderator)
Alvin Moreno, Nestle
Paul Lewis, Lubrizol

CIO Veterans Share IT Trends & Challenges in their Industries

Andy Jones, MCPc (Moderator)
Edward Marx, Cleveland Clinic
Brian Schilf, Polyone
Anthony Joy, Cleveland MetroParks
Bill Blausey, Eaton
Shinali Singhal, Middlefield Banking

Integrating Technology into Marketing & Sales

Andy Halko, Insivia (Moderator)
Amy Martin, Mezu
Dominic Litten, Budget Dumpster

IT Talent: Finding It, Developing It, Diversifying It - Best Practice Strategies

Dana Dombrowski Vantage Financial (Moderator),
John Flynn, MCPc
Tuwhanna Lewis, CES
Cal Al-Adhubaib, Pandata
Courtney DeOreo, RITE
Anthony Hughes, Tech Elevator

High Tech Meets Social Tech: Cleveland’s Next Startup Renaissance Charlie Lougheed, Explorys Cofounder
How does asset intelligence impact ROI? Geoff Green, CTO
Ira Grossman, CTO
Jason Taylor, Group President
The Business of Technology

Doug Wenger (Moderator)
Lolita Hines, CWRU
Micro Humer, CWRU

11:30–12:00pm
Topic
Vendor Fair & Networking
12:00–1:00pm 
Topic Speaker
Plenary Luncheon
The Dawn of the Code War
John P. Carlin
1:00–1:30pm
Topic
Vendor Fair & Networking
1:30–2:30pm
Topic Speakers
HP - Security Solutions in Healthcare Michael Howard, HP
Dr. Jeff Goldstein, HP
Lenovo Security Stephen Miller, Lenovo
Dell - Workforce Transformation and End Point Management Security  
Apple - Mac in Business  
Diversity in IT & Cybersecurity & Why it Matters

Lolita Hines, CWRU (Moderator)
Jess Walpole, Lincoln Electric
Dr. Monique Umphrey, CCC
Allison Grealis, WiM

Industrial IoT Roadmap: Presentation & Panel - Team NEO (75 min session)

Jay Foran, Team NEO (Moderator)
Jacob Duritsky, Team NEO
David Moon, Hitachi Vantara
David Knowles, Rockwell
Andy Jones, MCPc

IoT in Healthcare: Clinical Carts as a Service Enovate Medical
Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, and Technology

Jason Taylor, MCPc (Moderator)
Andrew Watterson, KeyBank
Douglas Mazeffa, Sherwin-Williams
Harold Jones, Eaton
Keith Slaby, MCPc

Understanding GDPR & Cyberlaw

Bob Eckman MCPc (Moderator)
Brian Ray, Cleveland Marshall
Aaron Mendelsohn, Ingram Micro
Steven Stransky, Thompson Hine

IT for Mid-Market Doug Wenger (Moderator),
Martin Ziemianski, Ozanne
Christian Tracey, GMS
Dean Wolosiansky, Lindsay Precast
Matt Gabel, Westfield Bank
NuboHEALTH: Connecting Patients and Caregivers via Smart Technology John Paganini (Moderator),
Mike Speck, President
John Hurt, CTO
Paula Timco, Chief Strategy Officer
2:30-3:00pm
Topic
Vendor Fair & Networking
3:00-4:00pm
Topic Speaker
Plenary Closing
Inside the Mind of the World's Most Notable Hacker
Michael Calce
4:00–5:00pm
Topic  
 Cocktail Reception & Special Recognition Awards  
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Walk-ups are welcomed - online registration is closed. 

In addition to exceptional speakers and content, your ticket includes a plenary breakfast, luncheon and closing as well as a cocktail reception where inspiring regional leaders who have made a difference in the field of Information Technology are recognized.