Technology United CIO Forum

February 18, 2022 | 8:30am – 11:30am CST


About the Event

The CIO Forum is an annual event for technology professionals in Milwaukee and Waukesha County to network and hear from prominent CIOs and CISOs on key technology trends and strategies. The CIO Forum is hosted by Technology United’s CIO Advisory Board Members and benefits United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County.

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Agenda & Sessions

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CST Welcome Remarks & Managing a Hybrid Workforce Panel
Moderator:  Kathy Henrich, Chief Executive Officer, MKE Tech Hub Coalition

  • Amanda Alwy, SVP – North America Innovation & Information Technology, ManpowerGroup
  • David Hotchkiss, VP & CIO, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Steve Laurent, Global CIO, GE Healthcare
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9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. CST Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. CST Breakout Panels:
*All Panels will be recorded and posted on this landing page within 5 business days after the event. Recordings will be available for approximately three months.
Ransomware – Are You Prepared?

Moderator:  John Dunn, VP – Enterprise Cyber Security, GE Healthcare

  • Carl Erickson, CISO, Johnson Controls
  • Molly Mulroy, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer, We Energies
  • Peter Panagis, CIO, REV Group, Inc.
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Transition from Discrete Products to A Digital Customer Experience

Moderator:  Kerrie Hoffman, Principal and Co-Founder, Get Digital Velocity, Inc.

  • Mark Lovelace, SVP & CIO, Fortune Brands Outdoors & Security
  • Neal Sample, CIO, Northwestern Mutual
  • Chad Steighner, CIO, Clarios
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Emerging Technology (AR/VR, IoT)

Moderator: Antony D’Cruz, CIO, SVP IT, HSA Bank

  • Robert Cordova, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Sheldon Cuffie, VP & Enterprise CISO, American Family Insurance
  • Darrin Vohs, CIO, Molson Coors Beverage Company
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10:40 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. CST Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CST CIO Networking Lounges:
Welcome to our CIO Lounges informal group networking with our CIO Advisory Board members. Click on the CIO Lounge Directory, locate the Lounge you wish to enter and click the “Join” button. When you are ready to move to another lounge, click the “Leave” button on the bottom left of your Zoom window and return to this landing page to select your next lounge to visit.

How It Works:

  • Each lounge will feature 2 to 3 CIO Advisory Board members. The lounges are organized by industry: Lounge 1 CISOs, Lounges 2 – 10 Mfg, Lounges 11 – 15 Financial, Lounge 16 Professional Services, Lounges 17 – 18 Healthcare, Lounge 19 Sports, Lounge 20 Local Gov’t & Educ. Three cross-industry CISO’s are in Lounge 1. The other CISOs are in their Company Lounge.
  • Post your questions in the chat box. Do not post a question until the Lounge Manager has entered the lounge at approximately 10:40am, or they will not be able to see it.
  • In order to recognize both you and your Company name, please update your Zoom Display Name to say “your name, Company name”. This is your virtual “Name Tag”.
CIO Lounge List – Sorted By Company Name View lounges
CIO Lounge List – Sorted By Lounge # View lounges

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CST Tech and the Community:
Join one of the lounges below to learn about our initiatives and get involved.
  • Tech for Good Marketplace: Hear more about pro-bono tech projects available now and/or serving as a Guest CIO working with a non-profit to assess and identify technology opportunity areas.
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  • Techquity: Techquity is a new collective impact initiative to bridge the digital divide in our region.
  • Student Technology Engagement: Get more information on how you/your organization can create a TECH Talks video for local high school students.
  • Technology United: Find out how you can join our network of tech professionals who are striving to make a difference in our community through events, volunteerism, and advocacy.

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Keynote Panel: Managing a Hybrid Workforce



Kathy Henrich
Chief Executive Officer
MKE Tech Hub Coalition


Amanda Alwy
SVP – North America Innovation & Information Technology, ManpowerGroup


David Hotchkiss
VP & CIO, Medical College of Wisconsin


Steve Laurent
Global CIO
GE Healthcare

Breakout Panel: Ransomeware – Are you Prepared?


John Dunn
VP – Enterprise Cyber Security
GE Healthcare


Carl Erickson
Johnson Controls


Molly Mulroy
EVP and Chief Administrative Officer
We Energies


Peter Panagis
REV Group, Inc.

Breakout Panel: Transition from Discrete Products to A Digital Customer Experience


Kerrie Hoffman
Principal and Co-Founder
Get Digital Velocity, Inc.


Mark Lovelace
SVP & CIO, Fortune Brands Outdoors & Security


Neal Sample
Northwestern Mutual


Chad Steighner

Breakout Panel: Emerging Technology (AR/VR, loT)


Antony D’Cruz
HSA Bank


Robert Cordova
Chief Technology & Strategy Officer
Milwaukee Bucks


Sheldon Cuffie
VP & Enterprise CISO
American Family Insurance


Darrin Vohs
Molson Coors Beverage Company

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors

Platinum Sponsors



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Exabyte Sponsors

Terabyte Sponsors

Gigabyte Sponsors

Megabyte Sponsors

88Nine Radio Milwaukee
AE Business Solutions
AVI Systems
Capital Data
Cascade Asset Management
MARS Solutions Group
PDS, A Converge Company
SafeNet Consulting, Inc.

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