Cisco CIO Summit 2014

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Agenda as of June 12, 2014
(Subject to change)

Tuesday, October 7

8:00 a.m. Golf
10:00 a.m.Registration
10:00 a.m.Internet of Everything Gallery: Come see real-life examples of IoE in action
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.Keynote and Demo: John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco
4:30 – 5:00 p.m.Break
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.Keynote
6:00 – 6:45 p.m.Evening Reception
6:45 – 8:15 p.m.Dinner
8:15 – 9:00 p.m.Cordials

Wednesday, October 8

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.Keynote: Rebecca Jacoby, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Cisco
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. CIO Confessional: CIOs problem solving with CIOs
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Break-Out Sessions Part I: This is a two-part series. This first set of sessions provides an overview of trends that are occurring today in each area, and provides you with things to think about for the workshop sessions later in the day.

Transforming IT
Today's biggest IT challenge is a lack of flexibility, but flexibility is mandatory in order to keep pace with rapidly changing business conditions.
As CIO, you need your IT infrastructure, your projects and your teams to be agile and adaptive so IT can fuel the business, enable revenue streams, and help the company penetrate new markets and geographies.
To make this happen you must transform IT so it can quickly adaptive to the changes in the business. In this session we look at trends that organizations are embracing, to become fast, adaptive and agile.
Turning Disruption into Innovation
Market disruption driven by technology change, global competition and an economy that seems to ebb and flow threatens to upend even the most historically stable industries.
Success in business now demands unprecedented ability to peer over the horizon and see market shifts before the competition does. Organizations must be able to quickly adapt, even if it means radically changing the business.
In this session we look at the technology, market and cultural factors that are driving disruption and how to leverage it to innovate and change organizations.
Securing the Connected Enterprise
As business users demand access to corporate data from mobile devices and want the freedom to tap into cloud services. IT organizations must accommodate these demands in order to keep their companies competitive while being secure -- traditional approaches to security are no longer the way to go.
In this session security experts outline new approaches that detect threats in the network and enable proactive security management without onerous restrictions.
11:15 – 11:45 a.m. CIO Confessional: CIOs problem solving with CIOs
11:45 a.m – 12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Change in the Enterprise
Padmasree Warrior, CTO, Cisco and Rebecca Jacoby along with a few industry luminaries will have a dynamic discussion on how changes in the enterprise have a ripple effect on IT and how certain technologies such as emerging cloud services can help CIOs and CEOs keep up with this drastic pace of change.
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Break-Out Workshops Part II: These are workshops based on the earlier discussions, and are set up to be deep-dive, dynamic conversations and workshops. If you missed the earlier discussion, but would like to attend this workshop, they are designed to allow for that.

Workshop: Transforming IT
In the previous session, we outlined the components of transforming your IT organization from passive to adaptive so you can meet the needs of the business. In this session we give you a scenario based on a CIO's experience with rebuilding IT, and we ask you as a group to collaborate and solve for this challenge. How would you transform IT? What components would you keep the same? What would you change? And why?
Workshop: Turning Disruption into Innovation
Businesses often see disruption coming but are paralyzed to do anything about it. In this workshop, we show you an example of where IT helped the company reinvent itself and deliver innovative new services that made the company more competitive.
We examine companies that faced extinction and as a group, we ask you to collaborate and transform that organization and help it get in front of current disruptive forces.
Workshop: Securing the Connected Enterprise
Security breaches are an all-hands-on-deck affair. IT needs to recover from the attack. Auditors need to assess the damage and protect the business. Communicators must minimize impact on reputation and customer trust. Top executives must handle inquiries from media and investors with confidence.
While most enterprises have business continuity plans in place, few have documented a strategy that encompasses all the affected constituents. In this session we hear from a CIO whose company survived a security breach because it anticipated the consequences, we give you the details of the breach and as a group you work through what your plan of action would be before, during and after the attack.
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. CIO Confessional: CIOs problem solving with CIOs
3:30 – 4:15 p.m.Venture Capitalist
4:15 – 4:35 p.m.Break
4:35 – 5:30 p.m.Movie: Human Face of Big Data
5:30 – 6:15 p.m.Break
6:15 – 7:00 p.m.Reception
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.Dinner
8:30 – 9:00 p.m.Cordials

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Thursday, October 9

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Cisco Breakout Sessions: You told us that one of the reasons you come to CIO Summit is to understand Cisco's roadmap and where Cisco can solve your business problems. We created this set of sessions to allow you to hear directly from Cisco.

State of the Union: Cisco's Security Vision
In this dynamic session, we set the stage by showing some of today's trending security threats and Cisco will talk about it's security roadmap while Cisco's IT showcases how the organization is embracing the breadth of the Cisco security portfolio.
Game Changer Showcase: Where is Cisco Making Investments
Come take a look at where some of today's disruptions align with Cisco's business today. This interactive session, gives you an opportunity to share you thoughts on some of the businesses that we're making bets on that will align to your business and technology needs.
Realizing the Value of The Internet of Everything
See how Cisco Consulting Services is helping CIOs and CEOs around the globe gain the real value out of IoE. In this session we ask you to take an assessment of your IoE plans and strategy and we provided case studies on where Cisco Consulting Services has helped companies lead frog their competition through IoE.
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. John Chambers and Rebecca Jacoby share their key takeaways from CIO Summit
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Closing Speaker
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

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Speaker Details

The CIO Summit will feature compelling sessions with John Chambers, chairman and CEO, Cisco, and Rebecca Jacoby, senior vice president and CIO.

More sessions with business and world leaders will be added in the near future.


John Chambers

John Chambers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cisco

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Rebecca Jacoby

Rebecca Jacoby

Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President

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2013 Event Highlights

Highlights from CIO Summit 2013

To learn more about the 2013 program, click here.

CIOs Share Their Strategic IT Stories
And during CIO Summit, we interrupted the dinner of a few CIOs to ask them how they are leading the way in leveraging IT strategically – for a light and informative video series called, "Fast Innovation and The Slow Waiter."

Cisco CIO Summit 2014

October 7–9

The Ritz-Carlton
Dove Mountain
Tucson, Arizona