PRESIDENTIAL FORUM EVENT – Monday, May 14, 2018 (Cancelled)

By Invitation Only
Association Executives (CEOs, Presidents and Executive Directors)

What Association CEOs need to know about cyber risks: Steps you can take today to protect your organization

Businesspeople having a lunch break.

Presidential Forum Roundtable breakfast is by invitation only and is limited to only Association CEOs, Presidents and Executive Directors.  The format is informal discussion among your peers on the topic of Cybersecurity and organizational risk.  The Presidential Forum ensures that as an Association CEO you have the opportunity to meet in a safe environment where you will be able to network with only your peers (other Association CEOs) and no external organizations will be represented. As part of the safe environment setting, all content of discussion are to be treated as confidential by all CEOs in attendance.  The breakfast is hosted by U.S. Transactions Corp.

Plated breakfast will be served.

TOPIC: What Association CEOs need to know about cyber risks: Steps you can take today to protect your organization; Moderated CEO Roundtable discussion by Joanne L. Martin, Hartman Advisors, formerly the global CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) and VP for IT Risk at IBM

Screen Shot 2015-06-11 at 8.17.00 AMCancelled — Monday, May 14, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

The Hay Adams
Lafayette Dining Room
800 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20006
(202) 638-6600
Complimentary Valet Parking


Joanne joined Hartman in 2015, bringing to the table more than 30 years of experience as a leader in the technology industry and a pioneer for women in technology. At Hartman, Joanne is a trusted advisor in the area of cybersecurity. She ensures that people, systems and software are all at peak efficiency and aligned with business strategy.

Prior to joining Hartman, Joanne had an esteemed career at IBM that culminated in her role as the company’s global CISO (chief information security officer) and vice president for IT risk. During her time at IBM, she was responsible for the performance architecture behind their first supercomputer, led a global technical community of 200,000 people, and was instrumental in the development of the company’s IT risk program and IT security architecture.

Joanne is a member of the national leadership board of the CISO Coalition, a private, invitation-only, peer membership program for CISOs of the top 2,000 organizations in America. She was also named one of the 25 Most Influential Working Mothers in the U. S. by Working Mother Magazine and is a member of Women in Technology International’s Hall of Fame.

Joanne holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in mathematics from Johns Hopkins University, and a bachelor’s in mathematics from Appalachian State University. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Housing Coalition of Baltimore. She enjoys spending her free time with her children and grandchildren.

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There is no cost to attend.


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