FutureIT | New York

AI, Data and Tech Leadership: Finding business value from emerging tech innovations

11.08.23 | etc.venues, 360 Madison Ave.

That's A Wrap For FutureIT 2023!

The final FutureIT event was on November 8, 2023

FutureIT is back in New York for the last event of the series on November 8, 2023.

With a packed agenda of engaging sessions, valuable networking opportunities, and thought leadership content, this event helps IT's best and brightest stay ahead of the curve in an ever-evolving landscape.

PLUS: Guests leave with comprehensive leadership development including a professional headshot studio, a hands-on Persuasive Communication workshop, 1:1 consultations, networking, and a lot more.

At FutureIT events, you’ll be empowered to step into the future for your company and your career.


What we learned:

  • Takeaways from actual case studies from successful IT leaders
  • Professional development and leadership skills many IT decision makers are lacking to enable advancement
  • How to assess your own career path
  • Helpful and unhelpful metrics that measure results
  • New solutions for cloud, security, collaboration tools and more

Featured Sessions Included

  • Preparing for emerging technologies from generative AI to quantum computing 
  • Strategies for building digital trust internally and with customers
  • Using technology to drive experiences
  • Current and proposed regulations that will guide technology use and development
  • Developing the future IT workforce

Keynote Speaker

Lydia Fenet

Founder and CEO of the Lydia Fenet Agency

Auctioneer and Author

Lydia Fenet is the founder and CEO of the Lydia Fenet Agency, a boutique agency representing best in class charity auctioneers. Over her two-decade long career, Lydia served as the Global Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships for Christie’s and reshaped the fundraising landscape as the world’s leading charity auctioneer. She has single handedly raised over one billion dollars for more than 800 organizations and broken-down countless barriers for women in the auction industry. Widely recognized for her poise and power onstage, she has stood alongside celebrities including Bruce Springsteen, Hugh Jackman, Elton John, Matt Damon and Jerry Seinfeld to raise record-breaking donations for the most notable charities across the globe. 

Lydia is the author of two best-selling books, The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You & Claim Your Confidence as well as the podcast host of Claim Your Confidence in collaboration with Rockefeller Center.  Her first book was optioned by Netflix in 2022 for a series that will be produced by Chernin Entertainment starring Kiernan Shipka as the lead.

Lydia is represented by CAA and travels internationally to speak to companies about unlocking their sales potential, empowering people in the workplace and the art of public speaking. You can follow her auctions, antics, and anecdotes on Instagram @LydiaFenet.

You can expect to learn from the very best at FutureIT in 2024!

  • Marina Bellini
    Chief Operating Officer
    Banco Itaú

  • Carol Dann
    VP, IT
    National Hockey League

  • Lydia Fenet
    Founder and CEO of the Lydia Fenet Agency
    Auctioneer and Author

  • Matthew Karlyn
    Morrison & Foerster LLP

  • Kathy Lange
    Research Director, AI Software

  • Rahul Mahna
    Partner, Outsourced IT
    Eisner Advisory Group LLC

  • Diana Pan
    The Museum of Modern Art

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

  • Liz Tran

  • Lily Wong
    Chief Engineer, Agile and Adaptive Software Engineering

Taking place at FutureIT New York:
Unlocking Your Inner Genius: A Professional Development Workshop

Join us for a 90-minute professional development workshop (8:30 a.m. start before the official event begins) and hone your skills to bring your career to the next level.