Michael Krigsman

Michael Krigsman is recognized internationally as an industry analyst and host of CXOTALK.

As a columnist for ZDNet, Michael has written over 1,000 articles on topics related to innovation, digital transformation, and leadership. His work has been mentioned more than 1,000 times in major newspapers, television, radio, trade publications, presentations, academic dissertations, blogs, and other media. Michael has been quoted in about 50 books, published in the Wall Street Journal, and is syndicated on important technology websites.

Michael is often a judge in prestigious industry contests such as the CIO100 contest (CIO Magazine), IBM Bluewolf CX, and others. He has presented to groups such as Harvard University, MIT CIO Symposium, CIO Symposium (Cleveland), Digital Enterprise Show (Madrid), Digital Enterprise Congress (Madrid) – CIO track chair, CIO Summit (Boston), D-Summit (Stockholm), Babson College, Seton Hill University, University College London, CIO Summit (Scottsdale), CT Executive Symposium, Federal Home Loan Banks, Boston University, Suffolk University, SAP Sapphire, NetSuite SuiteWorld, Oracle OpenWorld, Educause, CRM Evolution, SXSW, Cloud CIO, Minn. HR Tech Expo, CIO Mobility Innovation Summit, Enterasys Partner Advisory Council, Dynatrace Perform, SaaStr Annual, Center for Digital Strategies (Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth), Chief Digital Officer Summit (NYC), IPsoft Digital Workforce Summit, and others.

Anthony Scriffignano, Ph.D.

Anthony Scriffignano in an internationally recognized data scientist with experience spanning over 35 years, in multiple industries and enterprise domains. Dr. Scriffignano has extensive background in linguistics and advanced algorithms, leveraging that background as primary inventor on multiple patents worldwide. He provides thought leadership globally. Recently, he briefed the US National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee regarding reports to the President on Big Data Analytics and Emerging Technologies Strategic Vision. Additionally, Scriffignano provided expert advice on private sector data officers to a group of state Chief Data Officers and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He also served as a forum panelist and keynote speaker at the World Internet Conference hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuzhen, China. He was recently published in CIOReview, Huffington Post, Mint (India) and quoted in various publications including China Daily, Xinhua and Peoples Daily. He was profiled by InformationWeek and by BizCloud, and is a recurring CXOTalk guest. He regularly presents at business, government and academic venues globally regarding emerging trends in data and information stewardship, the “Big Data” explosion, artificial intelligence, multilingual challenges in business identity and malfeasance in commercial settings.

Murray Izenwasser

Murray is both the Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President Digital Transformation for AAJ Technologies,. AAJ works with clients at every stage of the digital transformation process to make real and impactful change. As CMO, Murray is responsible for all AAJ’s marketing activities, and the repositioning and strategic direction of the firm. This includes all inbound and outbound marketing strategy, content strategic direction, CRM strategy, and online and offline presence. As VP, Digital Transformation, murray helps define the Digital Transformation strategies for AAJ’s clients, and leads the strategic direction of AAJ’s Digital Transformation practice.

Murray has been working on digital, web, and mobile based systems, content, platforms, technologies and marketing since the mid-‘90s, and is a recognized expert in online, mobile, integrated, and social marketing techniques. His clients over the years have included some of the world’s largest and most recognized brands.

Prior to AAJ Murray co-founded and ran a successful digital marketing and technology agency, and has held senior positions with some of the world’s largest digital agencies, including both Sapient (Global Director of Marketing) and Razorfish (Director Client Business and Strategy). He is a frequent speaker at both marketing / technology and industry events, and is the organizer and host of the sold out Digital Transformation Forum, which was held recently in Fort Lauderdale. Murray is also the co-host of the newly launched “The Digital Transformation Podcast.”

Paul Shetler

Paul Shetler is a technologist and entrepreneur with over two decades’ experience in financial services and digital.

Paul is the former Chief Digital Officer of Australian Government’s Digital Transformation Agency.

He previously led the relatively new digital team at the Ministry of Justice that has been tasked with digitally transforming the way the public use government services, from booking a visit to a prison to filing a civil claim. The transformation initiative covers both internal systems and external end-user touch points.

He has managed and delivered some of the world’s largest IT integration programmes and organisational change programmes. This has involved introducing new technologies and software architecture which were later adopted across financial services and everyday life, such as service-oriented architecture (SOA), message brokering and cloud computing.

He has also built world-class international organisations within large global technology firms to define, implement, sell and market products and services based on networks, mobile technologies and very large-scale systems integration and modernisation.

Jay Chakrapani

Jay serves as the Chief Digital Officer for Barnes and Noble Education. He leads the broader digital business and is responsible for strategy, business development, content and operations for the digital product and service portfolio. Prior to this role, Jay was President of the CK-12 Foundation, offering open education resources used by tens of thousands of schools and millions of students worldwide. Jay holds deep leadership experience in education, media, and technology. Prior to CK-12, he was General Manager of the digital business at McGraw-Hill for Higher Education. He led a team that launched the fastest growing adaptive learning platform in the college market, growing it from inception to hundreds of millions in annual revenue. Earlier in his career, he worked at Wolters Kluwer Health; was a founding member of Opus360, a NASDAQ listed software company, and started his career as an engineer at Intel. Jay serves on the board of trustees for the Bank Street College of Education. Jay studied Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Oregon Health and Science University in Computer Science and Engineering. He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.

Rob Roy

Rob Roy works as the Chief Digital Officer for and with a MISSION TO DELIVER THE LARGEST SCALE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION of any Fortune 100 company to date and helping Sprint to become a mobile- and digital-first company. The role is focused on continuing Sprint’s digital evolution by development and driving of strategies which fuel growth, achieve strategic and operational goals, and address significant opportunities for cost savings.

From 2015 – 2016 Rob Roy worked as the Senior Vice President – Head of eCommerce and Digital Revenue for and Responsible for the e-Commerce and Digital Revenue activities for the #1 cable company in the United States. In this role as Head of Digital Revenue he is responsible for the strategic vision, product development and sales across all digital channels for both residential & business.

From 2011 – 2015 Rob Roy worked as the Head of eCommerce and Digital Marketing for Time Warner Cable. Responsible for the eCommerce, self service and digital marketing activities. As Head of Digital Channels he was responsible for the eCommerce strategy & vision, growth strategy, product development, sales and marketing across all digital channels for the residential businesses.

Rich Dill

Rich Dill is an Enterprise Solution Architect at SnapLogic. A software professional with experience cutting broadly across multiple areas of specialization including multi-platform enterprise software, distributed systems, and cloud solutions. He is responsible for technical sales and post sales consulting for global strategic partners and major accounts at SnapLogic. Current research initiatives include Data Lakes, Multi-Cloud, Machine Learning and IoT. He is also a mentor for junior staff as well as providing training and consulting for partners and customers.

Inderpal Bhandari

Inderpal Bhandari recently rejoined IBM as Global Chief Data Officer. In this newly created role, he will leverage his extensive experience to lead the development of IBM’s data strategy.

Inderpal brings to IBM more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles at such leading companies as Cambia Health Solutions and Express Scripts/Medco Health Solutions. Prior to joining IBM, Inderpal served as Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer of Cambia Health Solutions where he led the development of Cambia’s data strategy and drove the transformation of the company’s consumer experience strategies.

Prior to that, Inderpal served as Vice President of knowledge solutions and Chief Data Officer at Express Scripts/Medco Health Solutions, where he was responsible for maximizing the utility of the company’s data and its readiness to respond to emerging market trends. Prior to that, he founded Virtual Gold, growing the company into an international market leader for analytics in call centers and professional sports.

Inderpal is an expert in transforming data into business value and improved customer experiences by delivering strategic, innovative capabilities that use analytic insights to enable growth and productivity. He has been featured as an industry expert by Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, US News & World Report, CNN and FOX.

Inderpal earned his Master of Science Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and holds a PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.