ICIS CIO Forum 2018

December 14 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel (Downtown San Francisco)

Organized by the Association for Information Systems (AIS)

If you would like to attend just the CIO Forum, and not the entire conference, you can register here. (A $25 ancillary meeting fee to AIS will appear as “shipping” on your invoice.)

Organizing Committee

Majid (Maj) Dadgar (Chair)
University of San Francisco

Opinder Bawa (Co-chair)
CIO and VP
University of San Francisco

Eph Mclean (Co-chair)
Georgia State University

Join one of the most exciting events at ICIS where CIOs, experts, scholars from industry discuss the hot topics of the today’s information systems and technologies. Right at the heart of San Francisco and by the Silicon Valley, the panelists of the ICIS forum will discuss the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous things (cars, robots, etc.), business strategies at the time of connected things, future of network standards (5G), hardware and software in the world of connected things, Blockchain technologies, workforce pathways and required skillsets and automation, economics of IoT, and privacy and security in the connected world.

Our panelists are the CIOs, VPs, and technology experts from well-known technology companies in the Bay Area. We have an inspirational and motivational keynote speaker who will discuss the challenges and opportunities of the future technologies and their impact on the business world from a very unique perspective. The ICIS forum is the only event at ICIS 2018 where you can network with the experts of the field who run and supervise the IT in the big well-known companies in the Bay Area. Do not miss this opportunity at ICIS 2018. The host of the event will be Dr. Joseph D. Taylor, Assistant Professor at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS).

We look forward to seeing you at the ICIS forum event at ICIS 2018!

Friday December 14ActivityRoom
1:00PM – 1:30PMRegistration & Networking
(Includes coffee and snacks)
Salon 7
1:20PM – 1:30PMOpening remarks by:
Dr. Thomas A Grossman, Professor
Co-chair, MSIS program
Department of Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS),
School of Management,
University of San Francisco.
Salon 7
1:30PM – 2:30PMPanel 1
– Transformational AI and the business competitive advantage
– Skillsets needed/ workforce changes
– AI opportunities and challenges
– Q&A
– Panelists:
1) Andy Nallappan | Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Broadcom Limited
2) Declan Morris | Chief Information Officer (CIO), Splunk Inc.
– Moderator:
1) Ashok Chakravarthy, GSPANN Technologies, Inc
Salon 7
2:30PM – 2:45PMBreak
2:45PM – 3:45PMPanel 2
– Technology Trends
– Skillsets needed/ workforce changes
– Future of technology
– Q&A
– Panelists:
1) Jonathan Reichental, Ph.D | Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Palo Alto
2) Andrew C. Peterson, CIO of Oakland
– Moderator:
1) Opinder Bawa | Chief Information Officer (CIO) and VP, University of San Francisco
Salon 7
3:45PM – 4:00PMBreak
4:00PM – 5:00PMKeynote: business strategies/models in the IoT world
1) Marjan Mohsenin | Senior Director Strategic Relations, Singularity University
Salon 7
5:00PM – 6:00 PMNetworking SocialSalon 7

Registration for the 2018 ICIS CIO Forum is now open.

For further information, please contact Majid Dadgar, Chair of the Forum.