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Pat Toole, General Manager, System zIBM Mainframe: Driving Future Industry-changing Reinvention and Transformation
Pat Toole, General Manager, System z, Systems and Technology Group, IBM Corporation
Monday, March 10 

For more than 50 years, the mainframe – or IBM zEnterprise – has transformed industries and has enhanced the way we live and work in an effort to build a Smarter Planet. Since its inception, IBM zEnterprise has driven some of the most profound and ground-breaking innovations. During his keynote, Pat will discuss the innovation that z has delivered over five decades as well as some exciting new zEnterprise offerings. The presentation will highlight zEnterprise technologies that have helped clients throughout the world, from the first manned mission to the moon to technologies that are helping clients succeed in today's thriving digital era.   

About Pat Toole
In July 2013, Mr. Pat Toole joined IBM's Systems and Technology Group as the general manager for IBM System z. In that capacity, he is responsible for all facets of IBM's System z business including strategy, architecture, operations, technology development and overall financial performance. Prior to this assignment Mr. Toole was general manager, Technical Support Services, Global Technology Services. Mr. Toole's more recent previous assignments include vice president and chief information officer of IBM, and general manager of IBM Intellectual Property. Since joining IBM in 1984 Mr. Toole has held a variety of executive and management positions in technology, manufacturing, engineering, information systems, marketing, and sales. 

Mr. Toole is a member of the IBM performance team which as the IBM chairman, president and chief executive officer's senior team responsible for implementing IBM strategies and for driving overall business performance, and he is a member of the CEO's IBM integration and values team consisting of a broader team of leaders across the company. 

Mr. Toole holds a master’s degree in business administration from Queens University of Charlotte. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and serves on the university's graduate studies and research advisory council.
Mr. Toole represents IBM as a member of the board of trustees on the Committee for Economic Development. He is on the board of directors of Visible Assets, Inc., and Caroline House, a not-for-profit education center. Mr. Toole is a member of the St. Joseph High School advisory board in Connecticut, and he is personally involved in the advancement of technology and service to the community. 

John Sileo, Executive Advisor, Privacy and Reputation Digital Spies, Hackers and Online Attackers: Bulletproofing Privacy in the Information Economy
John Sileo, Executive Advisor, Privacy and Reputation 
Tuesday, March 11    

Every move you make in the digital world is tracked, recorded and exploited. Tools like smartphones, iPads, cloud computing and social media have shifted the competitive landscape in favor of cyber-savvy users, prompting a question: Are you in control of your digital footprint, or are you being controlled?

Are you protecting the information your people share on social networks? Are mobile devices and free Wi-Fi a recipe for costly data exposure? If you unknowingly stack the deck in favor of cyber criminals and competitive spies, the results could be devastating. However, if you utilize technology to your advantage, your bottom line benefits. This presentation highlights current data privacy trends as well as practical, tactical solutions.

In Spies & Hackers, your audience will experience:

  • Live, tech-enabled data threats that serve as a privacy wake-up call
  • Your #1 Risk to Digital Privacy and how to overcome it
  • How to apply the Think Like a SpySM framework to tech-enabled risk
  • Human Manipulation Techniques at the root of digital data theft
  • Tools of Inquiry to detect and avoid unnecessary privacy exposure
  • Risk-Scenario Training that makes privacy a habit, not an afterthought
  • Targeting Strategies to affect solutions with the highest ROI

About John Sileo
John Sileo’s identity was stolen by a business insider and used to embezzle $300,000 from his clients. The exposure destroyed John’s company and consumed two precious years as he fought to stay out of jail. Combining real-world experience with years of study, John became an award-winning author, trusted advisor and leading speaker on managing privacy and reputation in an economy plagued by digital overexposure.

John leverages his story of transforming risk into reward and the emotional connections it creates to evoke the skills of instinct, inquiry, and initiative that empower his clients to take control of their data exposure before it’s too late. John is the CEO of The Sileo Group, which advises clients on balancing risk, defending privacy and multiplying profits by building a culture of deep trust.

John’s body of work includes engagements with the Pentagon, USA Today, Blue Cross, the FDIC, Pfizer, 60 Minutes, Homeland Security, AARP, Anderson Cooper, Prudential, The Washington Post, the Federal Reserve, Fox Business and organizations of all sizes.

John graduated from Harvard University with honors and spends his free time with hisamazing wife and two highly spirited daughters.