Jason Ballard welcomes Premiere CIO Forum to Louisville

November 9, 2016

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On Thursday, November 10, Jason Ballard, the Director of Metro Government's Department of Technology, welcomes local and regional leaders of technology to town for the 1st Annual Premier CIO Forum at the Marriott in downtown Louisville.

Jason BallardThe forum will feature a full day of dynamic topics and breakout sessions including:

  • What the C-Suite Really Thinks About IT
  • The Threat Landscape is Evolving - Are You?
  • The Moneyball CIO - Learning the Science of IT Decision Making
  • Social Media 3.0
  • Cyber Security
  • Easiest Catch: Don't Be Another Fish in the 'Net'
  • Disruptive Technologies: An Innovator’s Dilemma
  • Passion For Leadership: Leaders are Committed
  • The Rainbow’s Edge, presented by author and Air Force fighter pilot Brian Shul

Mr. Ballard was recently nominated as the President of the local chapter of the Society of Information Managers (SIMS), who serve as the title sponsor for the Premier CIO Forum. "We are thrilled to host the first CIO forum in Louisville," said Mr. Ballard. "This is a great platform in which to bring the technology and innovation community together to collaborate on the top challenges facing organizations today."

About the Premier CIO Forum
The Business environment is constantly evolving and needs to be focused toward the future. Premier Event Management produces knowledge driven Executive IT conferences in response to the ongoing needs of CIOs and Senior IT Practitioners. Premier is committed to producing these high-end executive conferences with honor and integrity; with an emphasis on peer-to-peer networking and the sharing of information and knowledge.

The Premier CIO Forum was launched at the insistence of CIOs and Senior IT Executives who desired comprehensive, technology-focused conferences in their regions. The CIO Forum is an educational and interactive gathering of IT professionals. The Forum's content, developed by regional leaders, is aimed at benefiting regional economies and the corporate, educational, healthcare, government and finance communities of each region. These forums are by invitation only, and provide IT professionals with necessary education and technology resources, affording them the ability to deploy innovative, full spectrum solutions within their organizations.