Leaders Driving Change

MTL 2015 Agenda

Schedule subject to change

Time Topic
7:15 am – 8:00 am Registration / Breakfast Sponsored by Box
8:00 am – 8:10 am Welcome Comcast Business
8:10 am – 8:55 am A Two-Minute Drill Approach to Real Change and Improvement Dr. Clint Longenecker, Ph.D., Professor/Author, College of Business and Innovation University of Toledo
8:55 am – 9:20 am MEDC Technology Showcase Introductions by Trevor Pawl, Pure Michigan Business Connect
9:20 am – 9:45 am Networking Break – Partner Pavilion Sponsored by Coretek Services
9:45 am – 10:30 am Realities of Leadership in Cross Generational Convergence Ajay Kapoor, Corporate Innovator & Changemaker, Proctor & Gamble
10:30 am – 11:15 am Responding to Cybersecurity Incidents – Panel Discussion Moderated by Raj Patel, Partner, Plante Moran
Doug Copley, CISO & IT Director, Beaumont Health
Rod Davenport, CTO, State of Michigan
Jamal Farhat, VP & CIO, BorgWarner
Michael Hindelang, Attorney, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP
11:15 am – 11:25 am MEDC Technology Showcase
11:25 am – 11:45 am We Build Character Tracy-Ann Palmer, Regional Manager, Cisco
11:45 am – 12:15 pm FAST IT – Delivering at the Speed of the Business Sesh Tirumala, VP of IT, Cisco
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Plated Lunch – Cabot
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Leveraging Digital Technology to Deepen Your Customers’ Experience Jeff Day, CEO, BlueWater Technologies
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Executive CIO Panel Moderated by Jason Lambiris, CEO, Apex Digital Solutions
Mark Duhaime, CIO (former), Optum
Marcy Klevorn, VP & CIO,  Ford
Jim Nelson, CTO, Education Achievement Authority-State of Michigan
Brian Rich, VP & CIO, Consumers Energy
George Surdu, Exec. VP & CTO, Comerica Bank
Joanna Young, VP & CIO, Michigan State University
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Networking Break – Partner Pavilion Sponsored by Coretek Services
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm  Big Data Journey to Success Dave Shuman, Big Data Evangelist, Cloudera
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm MEDC Technology Showcase
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm The Secret Corporate Asset Dr. Joel Kahn, M.D., Professor/Author, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Connected Consumer , Shift In Technology Brent Stahlheber, Sr. VP & CBO, The Auto Club Group
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Leading in Times of Chaos Major General Gregory Vadnais, Adjutant General, Michigan National Guard
5:15 pm – 5:30 pm Awards and Prizes
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Networking Reception


Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

400 Renaissance Drive
Detroit, MI 48243

The Detroit Marriott is offering a conference rate of $159 per night (Single or Double Occupancy).

Click here to make your reservations or call (313) 568-8000 and mention MTL 2015 when booking your room.