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Top Technology Leaders to Speak at Bloomberg Summit
|By Business Wire
|April 2, 2014 11:41 AM EDT
Following the cybersecurity breaches at Target, Sears and other major
retailers, the evolution of today’s technology reflects the need for
business executives to keep up-to-date with new innovations and
challenges that could potentially disrupt the current marketplace. The
Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit will look at a how corporations
and governments plan to address the hurdles facing cybersecurity in this
new age of technology.
This year, the Summit will be held on Thursday, April 24, at the Bowery
Hotel in New York City. It is held bi-annually in New York and London,
bringing together an audience of the biggest procurers and producers of
enterprise technology from the public and private sectors. Since its
inception, the Summit has covered low-latency strategy and high
frequency trading, and this year will be no exception, given recent
attention on High Frequency Trading and dark pools.
The Summit will include discussions surrounding cloud strategy and
security, IT restructuring strategies, modern datacenters, healthcare IT
and new ideas for the enterprise, with a focus on financial services
The Summit will also feature Pitch Roulette, a LINK conference staple,
in which upcoming technology pioneers will each have four minutes to
present concepts to a panel of enterprise investors and decision makers.
The panel will then break down their business models and advise them on
how to take their concepts to the next level.
In a special one-on-one conversation, Gus Hunt, former CIA
Chief Technology Officer and President and CEO of Hunt Technology, LLC
will sit down with Bloomberg News cybersecurity reporter Michael Riley
to discuss the state of security today.
Additional technology leaders speaking at the event include:
John Frankel, Partner, ff Venture Capital
Ben Fried, Chief Information Officer, Google
Rick Howard, Chief Security Officer, Palo Alto Networks
Colonel Cedric Leighton, Founder and CEO, Cedric Leighton
Associates; Former Deputy Director Training, NSA
Stephen Little, Chief Information Officer, Xerox
William Murphy, Chief Technology Officer, Blackstone
Ann Neidenbach, SVP, Global Technology Services, NASDAQ OMX
The Summit is sponsored by RetailMeNot, Inc., BATS Global Markets, Inc.
and Brasil IT+.
For more information about the program and our speakers, please visit: http://www.bloomberglink.com/events/tech-2014/.
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