CIO Assembly

February 12, 2020

Atlanta, GA

The Transformational CIO

In today’s digital landscape, the role of the CIO has become the most dynamic amongst their peers. CIOs are focused on finding the most transformative technologies that enable them to bring value to their enterprise and customers.

Adopting an enterprise wide transformation strategy is driven by fundamental shifts in internal and external forces that impact the business and how it operates. Disruptive technologies are being introduced to the market faster than ever and executives must have the ability to align and address the enterprise-wide transformation challenges. These changes will ultimately influence strategic planning, business operations and the overall trajectory of the operating model moving forward. With unceasing demands, technology has become more complex and solution providers more difficult to decipher.

On February 12th In Atlanta, GA, Apex Assembly united visionary leaders and industry security experts for a full day of content and networking, where examined the challenges of 2019 and concentrated on the most pressing issues of 2020 in the information technology security sector.

Through engaging with our executive community to the executive community, we have discovered key industry challenges and trends. These topics form the foundation of the Assembly and will be addressed through introductions, roundtables and workshops.

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Title Representation

Industry Breakdown

Org. Size by Revenue



Breakfast & Registration


Opening Remarks

Presented By:


Keynote Panel: “What are the top priorities and concerns for CIO’s & CISOs in 2020? Are they one and the same?

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
NCR Corporation


Keynote Presentation: “Digital Workplace: It’s About Culture, People and Technology


Networking Break


Executive Vision Presenter: “Is security bottlenecking your software innovation?


Disrupter Presenters


Disrupter Presenters


Networking Break


CXO Panel: “Closing the Gender Gap in Technology

Moderated By:

Presented By:

CNN Digital


Thought Leadership PresentationRight-Sizing Risk: How to Talk to the Board About Cybersecurity


Networking Break


Member Roundtable: The Art of Being Properly Whelmed – Value Chain Assurance”

Member Roundtable: The Decade of Realization: Cybersecurity in a Post-Quantum World.”


Roundtable Lunch


Disrupter Presenters


Disrupter Presenters


Disrupter Presenters


Networking Break


CXO Panel: “Cloud & Cloud Security”

Moderated By:

Presented By:

Global Payments
AMBSE (Atlanta Falcons) 


Fireside Chat: “Data Management Trends and Challenges”

Moderated By:

Presented By:

Tanner Health


Closing Remarks & Raffle Drawing


Cocktail Hour and Networking


Got questions? We've got answers!

Why should I attend?

Your time is valuable and we make sure to make the most of it! We take the time to figure out your challenges and customize your experience to meet your needs. Our agendas are tailored to your feedback and we pride ourselves in covering the most cutting-edge content delivered by renowned industry experts. Look forward to building enduring partnerships and together we’ll go straight to the top.

Where is the event taking place?

The event is by invitation-only. The location will be released to all attendees once your registration has been confirmed. 

What is the dress code?

We recommend business attire. Most attendees wear suits or comparable attire. Ties are optional.

Can I bring a colleague with me?

Yes! We always urge our members to refer their colleagues! We love adding new members to the community, especially if they come highly recommended by a current member. Either have them reach out to your Apex POC or have them fill out the Member Registration Form.

What if I have dietary restrictions?

No problem! Please let your Apex POC know as soon as possible in order for us to work with the venue on providing alternate options for you at the event.

What if I want to speak at an assembly?

Apex is always looking for speakers that can contribute their valuable insight. If you would like to speak, please contact your Apex POC or fill out the Speaker Registration Form on the Assemblies page. Please keep in mind that we receive many inquiries for speaking and sessions are available on a first come first served basis. But no need to worry, we have plenty of opportunities available at future assemblies.

I plan on being in attendance, but what if something comes up and I have to cancel?

We understand that something may come up on your calendar! Before canceling with us, please know that we will have a separate room for attendees to step out for work-related activities (meetings, emails, conference calls, etc.). If you must cancel, we just ask that you let us know at least 48 hours in advance so that we can open up the waitlist for another member.


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