The IT Summit produces technology conferences for executives from the government, education, and corporate sectors. These conferences are produced by and for senior leaders to promote economic development, education, and the proliferation of information technology. We ensure the highest quality events through extensive CIO input.
Technologist who has served as CTO/CIO on two successful startups, worked in various management capacities for vendors, and led transformation of enterprise and service provider organizations.
Currently at Aruba Networks leading an innovative boutique services practice. Worked at Cisco Systems, AT&T, Avaya, Raytheon, and Comcast. Startups include: INFLOW and Juris Communications. Co-author on two patents while at Bell Labs, and one pending co-authored patent at Comcast.
Primary expertise in security, networking, and IT Operations. Advisor to the FBI, DHS, DOE, NSA, White House, and Department of the Navy.
Personal time: spending time with my wife of 30+ years, talking to my kids as adults, road cycling, walking the dog, and taking long cruises in the Mediterranean.
In 2016, the City of Thornton embarked on a new direction in Cybersecurity, leveraging Machine Learning for the very first time. Hear how the City of Thornton deployed and tested DarkTrace, as well as learn the tips and tools used to justify and validate the next gen solution for budget consideration and approval.
Enjoy a complimentary plated lunch courtesy of The IT Summit.
Although the concepts of artificial intelligence and machine learning are not new, they have recently garnered mainstream attention. As is normal in the technology space, the initial hype makes it sound like a panacea and vendors are scrambling to hitch their marketing messages to it. This session will help you differentiate fact from folly and arm you with specific questions you can ask vendors as you evaluate new solutions and navigate the landscape of all things cyber.
Jeff Patterson is currently the Executive Vice-President of operations and technology at ANB Bank. There he leads all technology groups, deposit operations, payments, online banking, treasury management, marketing, risk and compliance for the bank.
Before coming to ANB Bank, Jeff was Senior Vice-President at MidFirst Bank where he led deposit operations, payments, debit cards, ACH processing, deposit loss prevention, reconciliations, statement and notice printing, remittance processing, treasury management customer support and core and platform technology systems.
Prior to this, Jeff served as Vice-President of Customer Care and Development and Managing Systems Architect for American Bank Systems, Inc. where he was responsible for the development efforts of the ABS suite of products, oversaw the customer support functions and managed the design, administration and maintenance of the technology infrastructure.
Jeff co-founded his first software development company in 1984 and has since started or participated in the creation of five technology companies. He has presented classes on secure application development, database design, database administration and risk management.
Jeff holds multiple industry designations in information security, payments and technology.
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