FutureIT | Washington, D.C.

Building the Digital Business with Cloud, AI and Security

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FutureIT in Washington, D.C. was held on May 11, 2023. For the next FutureIT events in Chicago, New York, and beyond, check out the 2023 FutureIT events calendar here.

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.


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 that will set you apart and help you advance your career.
  • New insights from peers with time to meet during immersive networking exercises and over lunch, breaks and cocktails
  • Persuasive communication techniques that will get you what you need when you need it
  • Product and service options to support your tech stack and strategy.

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 Speaker

Karla Gill

Chief Technology Officer

Momentus Capital

Session: Enabling the Data-Driven Enterprise - Getting Your Processes and People Ready

In D.C., tech expert Karla Gill's session walked through steps to get the maximum value out of data and analytics from the highest levels of corporate IT leadership.

Karla Gill is responsible for Momentus Capital’s technology infrastructure. In her role overseeing the integration of new technologies that make our work more effective, she manages the Ventures Lending Technologies, IT, and data analytics and development teams. Karla brings 30 years of experience with both for-profit and nonprofit organizations and management consulting spanning the financial services, hospitality, and telecommunications industries.

She served as Chief Information & Innovation Officer at MissionSquare Retirement leading digital transformation and previously held IT Vice President roles at Marriott International pioneering emerging technologies. Karla earned her Master of Science in Information Systems and her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. She serves on the Capitol CIO Advisory Board and VT Computer Science and Business Information Technology Advisory Boards.

D.C.'s local experts:

  • Larry Bonfante - Senior Consultant, Ouellette & Associates

    Larry Bonfante
    Senior Consultant
    Ouellette & Associates

  • Kimberly Mackenroth - VP & CIO at Textron, Inc.

    Kimberly A. Mackenroth
    VP & CIO
    Textron Inc.

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

  • Marci Maddox
    Research Vice President
    IDC’s Persuasive Content and Digital Experience Management Software Program

  • Matt Deneroff
    Branch Director
    Robert Half

  • Rona Bunn

  • Chef Edward Lee
    DC and Louisville based Celebrity Chef, Author and Restaurateur

  • Niki Allen
    Chief Information Technology & Operations Officer and Vice President of Infrastructure & Operations
    Boeing Information Technology & Data Analytics

Coming to a city near you:
FutureIT's 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.