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Tony Scott

Federal Chief Information Officer of the United States (2015–2017); Chief Information Officer, VMware, Inc. (2013–2015), Microsoft (2008–2013) and The Walt Disney Company (2005–2008)

An innovative leader in information technology for global brands and the federal government, Tony Scott shares leading-edge approaches to enterprise cybersecurity and the transformational power of digital modernization.

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Navigating Enterprise Cybersecurity Solutions

A leading expert in enterprise cybersecurity who created and executed key strategies for some of the world’s largest corporations as well as the federal government, Tony Scott provides modern digital approaches for securing the future of your organization. He draws on his 40 years of experience in both the private and public sectors to guide audiences toward effectively addressing the challenges of this new era. In this multi-faceted presentation, audiences will discover:

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

Information Technology: Leading Change and Driving Innovation

Digital modernization is the key to thriving business models of the future. With unmatched experience in both the private and public sectors, including heading up information technology infrastructure for the federal government, Tony Scott shares insight into the steps every business needs to take to remain competitive in a rapidly transforming era. Audiences will learn:

  • How to foster breakthrough innovation by digitizing your business model
  • Why adoption of cloud-based IT management is more important than ever
  • How to successfully confront the enterprise-level challenges of digital modernization

Meet Tony Scott

An innovative leader in information technology for global brands and the federal government, Tony Scott shares leading-edge approaches to enterprise cybersecurity and the transformational power of digital modernization.

Over a 40-year career, Tony Scott has shaped groundbreaking information technology solutions at some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including Microsoft, General Motors, VMware, and The Walt Disney Company. A cybersecurity and cloud computing pioneer, Scott has championed and executed strategies driving modernization and efficiency with results extending from the corporate boardroom to the consumer’s living room, changing the way we think about modern data management and open-source advancements.

In 2015, Scott was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as Federal Chief Information Officer of the United States. During his tenure, he improved federal cybersecurity, initiating a 30-day Cybersecurity Sprint and leading the government response to a series of cyber intrusions, eventually successfully launching the President’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan. Scott implemented a 21st-century approach to digital governance, opening up the federal source code and promoting transparency and innovation via effective partnerships between the public and private sectors. Along the way, he had to navigate net neutrality policy, manage privacy issues arising from the Apple vs. the FBI legal case, and oversee federal technology spending, including management of an $85 billion budget.

Today, Scott leads the TonyScottGroup, offering cutting-edge enterprise strategy and solutions in cybersecurity, cloud services, and technology management. He provides audiences with actionable takeaways to lead change and address common challenges, including the rising costs and complexity of infrastructure, how to efficiently implement new technologies, and the value in adopting cloud-based management.

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