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Tony Scott

Chief Information Officer of the United States (2015-2017); Chief Information Officer, VMWare, Microsoft, General Motors, and The Walt Disney Company

An innovative leader who has transformed information technology for global brands and the federal government, Tony Scott shares leading approaches to digital modernization and enterprise cybersecurity.


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  • A Design Paradigm That Needs to Change

  • The Mission of IT and the Economics of Upgrading Systems

  • Growing Your Business by Modernizing IT

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    In order to remain competitive in a rapidly shifting landscape, companies must invest in digital modernization. A tech futurist who transformed some of the world’s largest corporations as well as the federal government, Tony Scott explains:

    • How to foster breakthrough innovations by digitizing your business model
    • Why the adoption of cloud-based IT management is more important than ever—and why companies should care where their data is stored
    • How to successfully confront the enterprise-level challenges of digital modernization


  • Protecting Your Company and Your Customers from Cyber Attacks

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    Cyber criminals have targeted organizations of all sizes, in all industries, all across the globe. Drawing from his decades of experience in the public and private sectors, including leading the response to a historic breach of federal government data, Tony Scott provides modern digital approaches for securing the future of your company—and the customers you serve. Audiences will discover:

    • What businesses can learn from hackers
    • How to stay ahead of leading-edge cyber criminals at the enterprise level
    • What the future of cybersecurity looks like


  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, What You Need to Know

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    As Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies loom as fundamental game changers across industries, Tony Scott provides measured and tenured advice and insights on the future applications of this technology, as well as the need for regulation and infrastructure as the federal government and private companies look to leverage blockchain to its full potential. Some of Tony’s key messages around blockchain are:

    • What you should know about Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and how they may affect every day life
    • The need for federal regulation before there can be big scale implementations both foreign and domestic
    • How agencies should focus on shared applications that blockchain can improve and apply them to a unified platform
    • Why the US Government should be laying a groundwork for a common foundation and infrastructure