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Join MCPc and OHTec, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, for a day of:

  • presentations by prominent keynote speakers,
  • workshops focused on innovative thinking and solutions for IT professionals,
  • an exhibit hall full of resource providers,
  • plenty of networking time,
  • an awards ceremony honoring impactful leaders in the industry


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 Cal  Al-Dhubaib
    Cal Al-Dhubaib
    Pandata

    Data Scientist & Entrepreneur
  • 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 Evin McMullen
    Evin McMullen
    ConsenSys

    Project Lead
  • 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 Tuwhanna Lewis
    Tuwhanna Lewis
    Cleveland Engineering Society

    Associate Director
  • Headshot of Mike Speck
    Mike Speck
    nuboHEALTH

    President
  • Headshot of Paula Timco
    Paula Timco
    nuboHEALTH

    Partner & Chief Strategy Officer
  • 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 Doug Mazeffa
    Doug Mazeffa
    Sherwin-Williams

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

    General Manager
  • Headshot of Jacob Duritsky
    Jacob Duritsky
    Team NEO

    VP, Strategy & Research
  • Headshot of Andrew Watterson
    Andrew Watterson
    KeyBank

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

    Controller
  • Headshot of Randell McShepard
    Randell McShepard
    RPM

    Public Affairs & Chief Talent Officer
  • 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 Steven Stransky
    Steven Stransky
    Thompson Hine

    Senior Counsel
  • Headshot of Anthony Joy
    Anthony Joy
    Cleveland Metroparks

    CIO
  • Headshot of Doug Meil
    Doug Meil
    Watson Health

    Distinguished Engineer
  • Headshot of Bob Salandre
    Bob Salandre
    Timken

    Chief Information Security Officer
  • Headshot of Jerry Justice
    Jerry Justice
    Benesch Law

    CIO
  • Headshot of Andy Halko
    Andy Halko
    Insivia

    CEO
  • Headshot of Brian Schilf
    Brian Schilf
    PolyOne

    VP of IT
  • 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

  • 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 Sponsor

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)
OEC®
Expedient
Krish
Robert Half Technology
connecTel
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
Dave 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 - Workplace Transformation Stephen Miller, Lenovo
Dell in the Workplace  
Apple in the Workplace  
Seasoned CISOs Share Cyber Strategies

Bob Salandre, Timken
Jerry Justice, Benesch
Tom Siu, CWRU
Bob Eckman, MCPc

AI Medical Solutions: Healthcare's First "Intelligent" Workstations on Wheel Enovate Medical
Software Engineering & Pro Wrestling Doug Meil, IBM Watson Health
Pratical Uses of Blockchain: The ConsenSys Story Evin McMullen, ConsenSys
Managing the IoT Endpoint: How Different is it? Ira Grossman, MCPc (Moderator)
Jason Kreiner, Parker
Robert Burkhart, Nationwide
IT for SMB: Four Leaders Share Tatics

Jane Alexander, Cleveland Museum of Art
Sue Workman, CWRU
Rick Hawkins, Timken
Mark Macioce, OMNOVA

   
10:15–10:30am
Topic
Vendor Fair & Networking

10:30–11:30am
Topic Speakers
HP - Solutions in Security Michael Howard, HP
Lenovo - Secure Technology Solutions Stephen Miller, Lenovo
Dell in the Workplace  
Apple in the Field  
Distruption Tsunami: How New Technologies are Disrupting Supply Chain Practices

 

Four 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

Integrating Technology into Marketing & Sales

Andy Halko, Insivia
Geo Money, OEC

IT Talent: Finding It, Developing It, Diversifying It - Best Practice Strategies John Flynn, MCPc
Tuwhanna Lewis, CES
Cal Al-Adhubaib, Pandata
Courtney DeOreo, RITE
Anthony Hughes, Tech Elevator
The Explorys Story: From Start-Up to IBM Charlie Lougheed, Explorys Cofounder
Creating and Implementing a Mobility Strategy for Nationwide Insurance Robert Burkhart, Nationwide
Curt Cooper, MCPc
The Business of Technology Panel being formed
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 - Workplace Transformation Stephen Miller, Lenovo
Dell in the Workplace  
Apple - Mac in Business  
IT & Cybersecurity: Why Diversity Matters

Courtney DeOreo, RITE (moderator)
Jess Walpole, Lincoln Electric
Dr. Monique Umphrey, CCC
Jenifer White Visek, AON

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

AI Medical Solutions: Healthcare's First "Intelligent" Workstations on Wheels Envocate Medical
Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, and Technology Andrew Watterson, KeyBank
Douglas Mazeffa, Sherwin-Williams
Jason Taylor, MCPc
Understanding GDPR & Cyberlaw Brian Ray, Cleveland Marshall
Aaron Mendelsohn, Ingram Micro
Steven Stransky, Thompson Hine
Bob Eckman, MCPc
Distruption Tsunami: How New Technologies are Disrupting Supply Chain Practices Martin Ziemianski, Ozanne
Christian Tracey, GMS
Dean Wolosiansky, Lindsay Precast
NuboHEALTH: Connecting Patients and Caregivers via Smart Technology 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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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.