Global CIO Institute: USA
June 26, 2024
2024 Event Summary
The CIO Institute San Francisco – your gateway to innovation, leadership, and progress, where technology leaders from the Bay Area and beyond come together to shape the future of the tech industry. In a world marked by rapid technological advancements and unprecedented challenges, this event serves as a beacon of knowledge, collaboration, and innovation. Our carefully curated agenda spans the most pressing topics in the tech sphere, encompassing AI, digital transformation, cyber-security, and leadership, ensuring that you gain the insights and strategies needed to navigate today's dynamic landscape.
This year, we're thrilled to announce a ground-breaking addition: CIO Institute will be co-located with the CDO Institute, CISO Institute and the NEW LAUNCH of our AI Institute stream. The only event series in the world that unites the entire Technology Board of Directors, offering delegates a unique opportunity to select from 4 distinct content streams. This convergence of events is not just about sharing physical space; it's about creating an environment where professionals from diverse domains can synergize, network, and engage in shared learning experiences. The fusion of insights from these distinct but interconnected fields promises to open up a whole new world of possibilities and collaborations
At the heart of our event lies a commitment to fostering connections, sharing ideas, and collaborating to find solutions to the challenges that confront the tech industry today. Join us to learn from industry experts, meet and network with peers, and be part of a collective effort to shape the future of technology. Together, we'll chart the course for success in the ever-evolving tech landscape.
Meet the 2023 Event Chair
Jennifer Krolikowski a retired Colonel after having served 27 years in the United States Air Force and Space Force. She
most recently served as the Chief Information Officer for Space Systems Command.
After receiving a Master’s in Aeronautical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology, Jennifer was assigned to the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron and accumulated 50+ flying hours in the B-52. She moved to the GPS Joint Program Office where duties included Executive Officer; Branch Chief, GPS III Acquisitions; and Air Force Program Executive Officer’s GPS Staff Director.
Ms. Krolikowski taught at the National Security Space Institute and became their Deputy Director for Mission Support. At HQ Air Force Space Command, she served as Chief, Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Requirements. After graduating Air Command and Staff College, Jen consecutively worked as the Tactical Data Network Program Element Monitor; Deputy, C2 Division; and Chief, Executive Action Group under the Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisitions. She commanded as Materiel Leader of an ACAT I program, Base IT Infrastructure.
Upon graduating Air War College, Ms.Krolikowski became Branch Chief, Integrated Air and Missile Defense Global Requirements on Joint Staff. She then promoted to Military Assistant for DASD/Space, Strategic, and Intelligence Systems, Office of the Secretary of Defense. She commanded as Senior Materiel Leader for Space C2, establishing the United States Space Force software factory, Kobayashi Maru.
As the number and complexity of cyber threats continue to increase, traditional network security measures are no longer enough to protect organizations against potential breaches. This session will explore the principles and benefits of implementing the Zero-trust model for a fortified security network.
- Issues with perimeter-based defenses and the need for continuous monitoring and threat detection
- Micro-segmentation, and the use of multi-factor authentication and continuous authentication techniques
- Importance of user education and awareness in implementing the Zero-trust model, including the need for ongoing training and support for employees and other stakeholders.
Ahsan Baig, CIO, AC Transit
Choose your lunch table based on area of interest for discussion and networking
- Emerging Tech
- IT Leadership and Talent Development
If you are interested in attending the event, please click to register. Once completed a member of our delegate acquisition team will attempt to contact you within 24-48 hours regarding your registration to confirm your eligibility.