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StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan moderated a panel on information security at Argyle CIO Leadership Forum
October 25, 2016 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, moderated a panel on information security at Argyle CIO Leadership Forum. Key feedback from panel include need to proactive programs in place to protect critical assets within your organization, engage entire organization to support your program, and put risk management programs in place that balance implementing security controls with ability to move quickly in a competitive environment. Security threats are not going away and audience was challenged with opportunity to use information security to differentiate your products and services. read more

StrataFusion is a proud supporter of the CIO Marathon
October 20, 2016 - StrataFusion is a proud supporter of the CIO Marathon, an annual fundraiser held by the CISE Education Fund, an IRS 501©(3) charity formed by the Consortium of Information Systems Executives (CISE). The event raised $57,000 and 100% of these funds will be donated to our current programs at Merritt, San Jose Evergreen, and Diablo Valley Colleges to assist underprivileged students pursuing technology degrees. read more

StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan presented a keynote on Business Implications of the Public Cloud at the Thomsen Reuters West Coast Law Firm Leadership Forum
September 28, 2016 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, presented a keynote on Business Implications of the Public Cloud at the Thomsen Reuters West Coast Law Firm Leadership Forum. His keynote addressed the pros and cons of a cloud and provided insight as to why the controversies in cloud technology are now giving way to cyber-secure environments. Some of the key takeaways include that law firms are now becoming more of a target -- a virtual smorgasbord for hackers -- with access to M&A, patent info, etc. and that law firms need to step up their cyber security protection game. read more

StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan moderated a panel of leading executives discussing “The Challenge of Enterprise Security Today and Into the Future” at the HMG CIO Executive Leadership Summit
August 18, 2016 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, moderated a panel of leading executives discussing “The Challenge of Enterprise Security Today and Into the Future” at the HMG CIO Executive Leadership Summit ((/). Panelists included Aileen Alexander, Senior Client Partner - Co-Leader Global Cybersecurity Practice, Korn Ferry; Jason Hengels, Founder, Exposure Security; Sheila Jordan, SVP & CIO, Symantec; and Todd Barnum, CISO, GoPro Inc. Key takeaways: - We need to enlist all of the organization in the security plan, and come up with a concept Todd Barnum coined “Neighborhood Watch,” so that everybody is involved, participating and helping - It’s important to have a well thought out security story that you present to your board of directors so they understand their current security profile in your plans going forward. - Accept the fact that all Fortune 500 companies have been compromised and you need to have plans in place to respond to security incidents. read more

StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan led a lively panel discussion focused on innovation in Enterprise IT
March 17, 2016 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, led a lively panel discussion focused on innovation in enterprise IT, and how it is accelerating, driven by massive platform and technology shifts. Panel members included Billy Hinners, VP Technology, Sunrun; Yousuf Khan, VP of IT, Pure Storage; Ross Piper, VP Enterprise Strategy, Dropbox; Scott Schwarzhoff, VP of Product Marketing Okta; Job Simon, CTO Data Products, Cymer. Panelists provided the audience with recommendations on technology they should consider to enable the transformation of their organizations. One of the key points gleaned is that transformation is a journey, not a destination; digital transformation results from a series of thoughtful decisions around the people, process, and technology involved in leveraging cloud, social and mobile technology. read more

StrataFusion supports the CIO Marathon
October 22, 2015 - StrataFusion supports the CIO Marathon, an annual fundraiser held by the CISE Education Fund, an IRS 501©(3) charity formed by the Consortium of Information Systems Executives (CISE). The CISE is a professional community of Chief Information Officers with a commitment to improve and develop the capabilities of the next generation of technology professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. To date CISE has raised over $750,000 to assist students with financial need. 100% of the funds raised are used to provide grants to Bay Area educational institutions to fund student scholarships. read more

StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan participated on a panel at the The 6th Annual Western M&A Forum
October 22, 2015 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, participated on a panel at the The 6th Annual Western M&A Forum on the evolving face of risk: navigating data security and identifying cyber liabilities as part of the M&A process. Cybersecurity has emerged as a core business issue that must be managed as part of the deal making process. Key takeaways from panel include the need to perform a comprehensive security assessment of M&A targets to ensure that any potential issues are identified and risk mitigation plans are developed. read more

CIO Marathon to Raise Funds in Support of Students with Financial Need Pursuing Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering Degrees
September 15, 2015 - StrataFusion is a proud supporter of the CIO Marathon, an annual fundraiser held by the CISE Education Fund, an IRS 501©(3) charity formed by the Consortium of Information Systems Executives (CISE). The CISE is a professional community of Chief Information Officers with a commitment to improve and develop the capabilities of the next generation of technology professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. To date CISE has raised over $750,000 to assist students with financial need. 100% of the funds raised are used to provide grants to Bay Area educational institutions to fund student scholarships. read more

StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan Moderated Future Trends Panel at HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summit
August 27, 2015 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, moderated a panel of senior executives as they discussed emerging technology trends and strategies that they are incorporating to define the future state enterprise. Innovation in enterprise IT is accelerating to more customer-centric platforms, driven by the rapid adoption of newer technologies in social, mobile, analytics and cloud. Panelists included Symantec CTO Ashok Banerjee, GE Software Application Engineering Executive Director Richard R. Harris, Delta Dental Group Vice President and Head of Information Technology Hari Makkala, Cymer CTO of Data Products Job Simon, and Pure Storage Chief Technical Evangelist Vaughn Stewart. Key feedback: Use data to drive your business, Keep it secure, Do it fast. read more

StrataFusion Presented to Haas School of Business eMBA Students
June 30, 2015 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, presented an overview of security to Executive MBA students to the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Topics included review of security threat landscape and why it is important for business leaders to understand potential security risks and how to put plans in place to address these risks. Feedback included identifying business opportunities for organizations to use information security to differentiate their business. read more

StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan and Colleagues Seek Internships for Merritt College Cybersecurity Students
April 16, 2015 - Supporting academically talented but financially challenged students in their efforts to establish career paths in the high-tech world, Silicon Valley executives including StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan, have worked with Merritt College in Oakland, Calif., to develop new information security curriculum . Together Merritt and industry professionals developed the Application and Infrastructure Security program that has received overwhelming interest from students. Now Egan and his colleagues are looking to their counterparts in the San Francisco Bay Area to provide summer internships for Merritt's accelerated cybersecurity students. read more

StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan moderated a panel of industry-leading CIOs at HMG Strategy CIO Conference
March 12, 2015 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, moderated a panel of industry-leading CIOs at HMG Strategy CIO conference as they discussed cybersecurity: practical advice to protect your organization. Panelists included Shorenstein SVP and CIO Stuart Appley, Guidewire Software VP IT & IS Sunny Azadeh, Fremont Bank CIO Jeff Javits, and Esurance Managing Director & CIO Elinor MacKinnon. Key feedback from panel included recommendation to look at information security holistically; People, Process, and Technology; with People being the hardest area to address. read more

StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, participated on a panel at Ethernet Technology Summit on Software Defined Networking (SDN)
April 29, 2014 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, participated on a panel at Ethernet Technology Summit on Software Defined Networking (SDN). SDN’s goal is to make the network as agile and flexible as the virtualized server and storage infrastructure of the modern data center. Key feedback from panel included need for everyone to start piloting this technology to understand how it can be used in your environment. The question is not “If”, but “When” this technology will be broadly deployed within organizations to move faster and save money. read more

StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan Interviewed about Cloud-based Solutions and Security
February 28, 2014 - Thru interviewed Mark Egan, former CIO of VMware and Symantec, on Cloud and Cloud solutions in the enterprise. Mark explains the benefits of Cloud and also expounds on the issue of security, sharing with IT professionals why he believes “Security is not a barrier to Cloud-based solutions today." read more (link to actual interview) read more

StrataFusion Announces Mark Tonnesen, Former Electronic Arts CIO, to Expand CIO/CTO Practice
November 05, 2013 - StrataFusion, one of the premier business consulting and technology services firms, announced today that Mark Tonnesen has joined as a Partner. In this role, Mark will report to CEO Ken Crafford and expand the CIO/CTO Practice to focus on improving the overall effectiveness of their Sales and New Product organizations. read more

Delivery Matters: A Straight Talk on CIO Success with StrataFusion Partner Mark Egan, by MGI Research
June 13, 2013 - Managing business projects and delivering IT services in a fast-growing business is challenging. CIO and IT leader Mark Egan has led IT for two tech companies at the peak of their growth – VMware and Symantec. We have invited Mark Egan to join us for some frank conversation about building and leading a successful IT organization. As part of the 20 Questions interview series, Mark shares his thoughts on IT priorities, creating respect for the IT organization, and where topics like security and cloud computing fit in the CIO’s agenda. read more

StrataFusion Partners Presented an Overview of IT Leadership at the CIO Executive Development Program at San Francisco State University
April 22, 2013 - StrataFusion Partners Mark Egan, Doug Harr, and Lars Rabbe taught at the CIO Executive Development Program at San Francisco State University. The goal of the three day program is to develop the next generation of IT leaders and includes broad range of topics that IT leaders will need to know in order to be successful in the careers. Speakers include CIO’s from leading Bay Area Companies. StrataFusion is committed to giving back to the IT community and was one of the organizers of the program. read more

StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, participated on a panel discussion at St. Mary’s College
April 17, 2013 - StrataFusion Partner, Mark Egan, participated on a panel discussion at St. Mary’s College covering best practices and future trends for technology executives to prepare their companies for emerging technologies. Key topics included best technology practices that leading corporations are using today, How do they help improve their global competitiveness; What are the emerging technologies that are re-shaping the global competitive landscape; How can we best prepare ourselves for the future increasingly being dictated by technology. Key takeaway; use technology to quickly develop higher quality products and services, and provide a better experience for your customers. read more

StrataFusion Announces Mark Egan, Former VMware CIO, to Lead IT Transformation Practice
January 07, 2013 - StrataFusion, one of the premier business consulting and technology services firms, announced today that Mark Egan has joined as a Partner. In this role, Mark will report to CEO Ken Crafford and lead the IT Transformation and Information Security consulting practices. read more (link to press release) read more




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