FutureIT | Chicago

Building the Digital Business with Cloud, AI and Security

06.22.23 | Convene, 333 N. Green St, 6th floor, Chicago

Are you ready for something new?

FutureIT Chicago brings world-class content to your doorstep. Tech leaders from inside Compucom, AbbVie, Abbott, Robert Half, TransUnion, and more will join analysts and journalists to give you a complete view of how to create change.

Plus, the reviews are in from recent FutureIT attendees.

"The Future IT all-day events share their research and have a broader scope of data analysis that can help me in my national and global decisions." – Robin Austin, Colliers Group, CTO & CISO

"Great event with sessions covering diverse and engaging topics that are top of mind for IT leadership."- Eva Barfi, BSA, IT Director, Enterprise Systems

You'll be in great company! IT professionals from top companies, Allstate, Bank of America, Walgreens, Abbott, Duracell, and more are signed up for FutureIT Chicago.

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You will learn:

  • New perspectives to assess your career, your team, or your organization's growth, and what to do to correct mistakes
  • Professional development and leadership skills many IT decision makers are lacking to enable advancement
  • Persuasive communication techniques that will get you what you need when you need it
  • About your local peers with time to meet during immersive networking exercises and over lunch, breaks and cocktails

Featured Sessions Include

  • Adapting to Unexpected Change while Upholding Your Digital Mission
  • Persuasive Communication: Negotiating Better Outcomes in Any Setting
  • The Evolution of Maintaining Tech Advantage – Do You Have What it Takes?
  • AI-Based Security: A FutureIT Keynote
  • Enterprise Automation 2.0: The Connective Tissue of the Digital Business

Featured Keynote Speaker

Dani Brown

Whirlpool Corporation

As SVP and CIO of Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Information Systems, Dani Brown is responsible for leading a global information technology function that creates value through the use of technology while managing investment and operational spend to improve Whirlpool’s connection to customers, operating efficiency, and the ability to utilize analytics to provide a base for further innovation.

Dani has been in information technology leadership for more than 20 years, most recently serving as CIO at Brunswick Corporation. In her 16 years at DuPont, she held a series of information technology roles of increasing responsibility, including Asia Pacific Applications Delivery; Global Chief Information Officer for Crop Protection, a $3.2-billion DuPont Strategic Business Unit; and IT Transformational Productivity Leader.
Brown holds a BS in computer science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as a master’s degree in management information systems from Penn State and an MBA from Drexel University. She is also a Six Sigma Black Belt. In 2019, Dani was appointed a member of the board for the PRA Group, a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans. In 2023, she was appointed to the board of directors for Corewell Health, a not-for-profit health system that provides health care and services in over 22 hospitals.

Series speakers include:

  • Larry Bonfante - Senior Consultant, Ouellette & Associates

    Larry Bonfante
    Senior Consultant
    Ouellette & Associates

  • Christopher Boone
    Vice President, Global Head of Health Economics and Outcomes Research

  • John Brandt
    MPI Group, Author of “NINCOMPOOPERY: Why Your Customers Hate You—and How to Fix It”

  • Dani Brown
    SVP & CIO
    Whirlpool Corporation

  • Alexandra Burns
    Recruiting Manager
    Robert Half

  • Sabina Ewing
    VP & CIO

  • Laura Kohl

  • Vince Marin
    Global CIO
    Sidley Austin LLP

  • Mark Pfeiffer
    VP & Practice Director
    Robert Half

  • Dan Roberts
    Host, Tech Whisperers Podcast; CEO, Ouellette & Associates

  • Swati Shah
    Chief Information Officer, US Markets Technology

Join the Persuasive Communication Workshop

"Negotiation" — it's what stands between you and what you want. Learn techniques to communicate strategy, goals, ideas, and budget needs persuasively with board members, vendors, colleagues, and teams.