Thought Leadership

I am frequently invited to give expert interviews, deliver talks, and moderate CIO panel discussions on cybersecurity, emerging technology trends, and other enterprise IT governance and value management issues. The following are representative of such activities:
  • Radio Interview, National Public Radio (NPR) Affiliate WABE 90.1 FM Rose Scott Show in Celebration of National Technology Day (January 5, 2018)

  • Speaker, Enterprise Digitization and Cybersecurity, Annual Seminar of the Department of Computer Science, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, India (Dec 21, 2017)

  • Speaker, Examining the Cybersecurity Preparedness of Firms: A High-Reliability Organization Perspective, Indian Institute of Management, Joka, Kolkata, India (Dec 19, 2017)

  • Invited Speaker, “Life Aboard A U.S. Nuclear Submarine: What Has That Go To Do With Cyber Security? Society for Information Management (SIM) Atlanta Chapter Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA (Nov 16, 2017)

  • Radio Interview on Cybersecurity with Rich Casanova of PRO Business Channel, Atlanta, GA, USA (Nov 9, 2017)

  • Opening Keynote & Workshop Facilitator, "IT Strategic Planning," UGA's Carl Vinson Institute of Governance sponsored Georgia-GMIS Conference for senior-level technology executives in local and public government agencies, Savannah, GA, USA (Oct 9, 2017)

  • Opening Keynote, "Thriving in a Techno-Centric World: Creating and Sustaining a Highly Innovative and Secure Organization," CDC University Business and Technology Forum, Atlanta, GA, USA (Sept 26, 2017)

  • Speaker, Examining the Cybersecurity Preparedness of Firms: A High-Reliability Organization (HRO) Perspective," 12th European Conference on Information Systems, Genoa, Italy (Sept 15, 2017) 

  • Speaker, "Cyber Security and Customer Trust," John Cabot University, Rome, Italy (Sept 12, 2017)

  • Speaker, “How High-Reliability Organizations Earn Customer Trust: From Concept to Reality,” 16th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, Dublin, Ireland (June 30, 2017)

  • Expert Interview, “Envisioning the Next Generation Technology Driven Applications in Educational Institutions,” Canvas Research (Sept 6, 2017)

  • Speaker, “How High-Reliability Organizations Earn Customer Trust: From Concept to Reality,” Salesforce TechTalk Forum, San Francisco, CA (May 22, 2017)

  • Moderator, CXO Panel Discussion on "Artificial Intelligence: The Future Tech that's Happening Now," Premier CIO Forum, Atlanta GA (April 13, 2017)

  • Panelist, CIO Panel Discussion on “CIO Paradox: Contradictions on IT Leadership,” PremierCIO Forum, Atlanta, GA (March 30, 2016)

  • Moderator, CXO panel discussion on “Enterprise Data Governance in a Big Data Environment,” PremierCIO Forum, Atlanta, GA (March 31, 2015)

  • Moderator, “Who is Responsible for Information Security? IT or Business or Both,” CIO Forum and Executive IT Summit, Atlanta, GA (April 15, 2014)

  • Expert Interview on security issues in the Augusta Chronicle (January 2014)

  • Speaker, “Emerging Technological Trends,” The Georgian Club, Atlanta, GA (August 13, 2014)

  • Radio Interview on Emerging Technologies, WALR KISS 104.1 FM  (June 16, 2013)

  • Radio Interview on Cybersecurity, Condace Pressley show “Perspectives” on 95.5 FM NewsTalk/WSB (April 7, 2013)

  • Moderator, “How to Talk to Developers,” Four Athens Panel Discussion, Athens, GA (Fall 2013)

  • Moderator, “Educating the Next Generation IT Work Force,” CIO Forum and Executive IT Summit, Atlanta, GA (May 23, 2012)

  • Panelist, Cowen Group’s Roundtable on Impact of New Business Technologies on Legal Risk, Governance, and Compliance Operations, The Atlanta Commerce Club, Atlanta, GA (May 9, 2012)