Senior Vice President and CIO, AES Corporation
Hackenson was named Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of AES in October 2008. She has more than 30 years of experience leading technology operations and initiatives across large-scale, complex organizations.
Hackenson is the former Senior Vice President and CIO at Alcatel-Lucent. She managed the development of technology programs for Applications, Operations and Infrastructure, and served in this role from 2006 to 2008. She also served as the Executive Vice President and CIO for MCI from 2004 to 2006. MCI was a Fortune 50 company, with a diversified telecom portfolio employing 55,000 employees worldwide.
Former CIO, Executive Office of the President
Solari is an experienced operational leader in information technology and cyber-security–serving in critical US government and private sector roles. His contribution is in bringing new science and compelling concepts into practical use. Solari has held several senior management roles with CSC and Alcatel-Lucent, including vice president for security strategy and solutions, and vice president of quality, security and reliability. Previously, Solari served as chief information officer at the Executive Office of the President. In that capacity, he created and implemented the strategy and enterprise architecture for a major systems renovation covering all aspects of the enterprise computing serving the White House and its supporting offices. Prior to that, he managed several IT programs for the FBI.
In 2004, Solari was selected by Federal Computer Weekly as a top 100 executive for his work in bringing the EOP from a level 2 rating to a level 5 rating – in the Government Accountability Office enterprise architecture assessment. In addition, Solari has co-written a book on cybersecurity titled "Security in a Web 2.0+ World."
Minister Councelor, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Bräutigam was born in Hannover, Germany and earned her degree in English and history from the University of Tübingen. She is currently Minister Counselor for the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany. Bräutigam previously worked in the Office of the German Foreign Minister in the Foreign Ministry in Berlin, in the German Delegation to NATO in Brussels; and in the Cabinet and Parliament Division of the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin. Before joining the German Foreign Ministry she has worked with the Representation of the European Commission in Germany.
APAC Practice Lead for GRC, Integralis, an NTT Communications Group Company
Lincoln brings more than 15 years of industry and professional services experience in areas of risk management, information security, information technology, and project management. His career includes experience across a number of industries, including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, and nonprofit. Prior to joining Integralis, Lincoln managed information security consulting projects for RSM McGladrey for five years. His technical expertise includes 10 years of regional software and hardware testing, deployment, and support at EDS Japan for a Fortune 100 company.
Lincoln has developed security assessment tools and methodologies for auditing the financial industry, including e-commerce, social engineering, application and data security, and internal and external penetration testing. He has also led information security and risk consulting assessments for the financial industry, focusing on data security and compliance with Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) and its agencies as well as conducted SAS70 and Sarbanes-Oxley audits for clients in various industries, including insurance, financial services, and software development. Lincoln has also conducted Payment Card Industry (PCI) assessments for domestic and international service provider organizations to evaluate the organizations' compliance to the PCI Data Security Standard in preparation for compliance reporting requirements.
Gary Loveland '84
Head of IT Security Practice, PwC
Loveland is a principal in PricewaterhouseCoopers' Advisory practice and leads PwC's global security practice. Based in Southern California, he has deep expertise in information technology, security and risk management as well as extensive hands-on security management and implementation experience.
Loveland has functioned as a data security officer and has recommended and implemented security strategies in large-scale business environments. He has worked extensively with the key vendors in the security industry to deploy security solutions to solve business needs. His expertise also includes network, Internet, and enterprise security solutions.
J.P. Auffret, PhD
Director, School of Management Executive Degree Programs, George Mason University
Auffret is co-founder and vice president of the International Academy of CIO, vice chair of the Northern Virginia Regional Health Information Organization (NoVaRHIO), and co-founder and director of the Center for Advanced Technology Strategy. He serves as an advisory board member of the Waseda eGovernance Research Center and editorial board member of the Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science of Universidad ESAN (Escuela de Administration de Negocios Para Graduados).
He has 30 years of technology industry and academic experience, including management and executive positions, with MCI and its joint venture with British Telecom, Concert.