IT Leadership & Digital Transformation Strategies


Strategies and techniques for leading and guiding IT through a business approach during dynamic times.


October 15, 2020


9:00am-5:00pm CST


7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded


Conference location: ONLINE




How do you define IT Leadership? Does it consist of aligning IT with the business? Driving business efforts forward? Increasing quality of IT services? What skills does it take to be an effective IT Leader? How do you lead IT during challenging economic times?

What You Will Learn


In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Mars Will Be 100 Times Faster Through Its Digital Engine
  • Financial Governance of Digital Transformation
  • Using Cloud Transformation to Propel Business Innovation and Speed
  • Driving Out Business Value by Managing to Outcomes
  • How to Develop a Digital Business Strategic Plan: A CIO’s Imperative (panel discussion)
  • IT Investment ROI: Finding the Balance between Cost Cutting & Proactive Investments (panel discussion)


Conference Price: $0.00 per person


Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.

8:45am – 9:00am: Virtual Coffee and Networking

9:00am-10:00am: Mars Will Be 100 Times Faster Through Its Digital Engine


Praveen Moturu, Chief Enterprise Architect, Mars


In this thought-provoking session, Praveen Moturu, will share how Mars has leveraged Digital Transformation to drive the business forward. He will discuss how the organization has made the enterprise more digitally savvy, by creating new business models and by driving synergies in the company’s technology platforms.



10:00am -10:30am: Refreshment Break

10:30am-11:30am: Strategy & Tactics for Effective Transformations


Jesse Alexander, President, Innovative Technology Solutions


Effective transformation begins with strong leadership and a pragmatic plan that supports corporate strategy and compliments your current organizational capabilities. Join us as we discuss aligning to corporate goals and examine some of the most often overlooked ways to successfully execute Digital Transformations.



11:30am-12:30pm: Leading Change in Times of Covid


Mohan Shukla, SVP, IT Governance, Business Technology Services & Support, IRI





12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch break

1:30pm-2:30pm: How to Develop a Digital Business Strategic Plan: A CIO’s Imperative (panel discussion)


Vicki Cragg, Account Director, Enterprise Solutions, Digital Realty
Rob Sarkis, CIO, American Hospital Association
Dan Nottke, CIO, Kirkland & Ellis
Mohit Bhat, Head of Technology Strategy, Platform & Data Engineering and Architecture, CN Rail
Jeff Roseman, Sector Vice President IT, Marmon Foodservice Technologies
and other C-Level executives sharing experiences and lessons learned



Sarkis       Nottke         Roseman    Cragg

2:30pm – 3:00pm: Sponsor/Networking Break

3:00pm-4:00pm: Leadership Skills You Need for Digital Transformation


David G. Rettig, CEO, Synoptus


The number one challenge for digital transformation is people. Leading a digital transformation requires understanding how to initiative and manage through an organizational change. This session will discuss the components of a successful digital transformation and the leadership skills necessary to maximize a successful outcome for your business.



Conference Price: $0.00 per person


As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.