An Open Discussion With IT Leaders: How Real Organizations Embrace a Culture of Empowerment While Taking on Critical IT Initiatives – Webinar
April 7, 2022
11:00am-12:00pm CST; 12:00pm-1:00pm EST
1 CPE / 0.1 CEU / CISSP / 1 PDU Credits Awarded
Conference location: ONLINE
Bell Techlogix will host a lively discussion with IT leaders from across the country who have diverse backgrounds to discuss how they have achieved results during a season where circumstances did their best to place transformation on hold.
Webinar Price: $0.00 per person
Vice President of Digital Workplace Strategy, Bell Techlogix
*Elliott Patrick, CIO, Information Services Agency, City of Indianapolis & Marion County
*George Wang, Vice President of Global Information Services, The United States Pharmacopeial Convention
*Danny Mastre, Information Technology Consultant
*Laurie McDonald, Director of Integrations and Automation, Bell Techlogix
Patrick Wang Mastre McDonald
As VP of Digital Workplace Strategy, Jack works to architect solutions and innovative strategies for current and prospective clients. Throughout his 20 year career at Bell Techlogix, Jack has been a thought leader in the organization and has been engaged in all facets of service delivery for our clients, from service design, to transition, to service operations, to continuous service improvement, and ultimately to architecting strategies for the digital workplace. Jack is a husband, father, and active member in the community serving for the Boys Scouts, YMCA and actively engaged in several other nonprofit and IT community organizations.
Elliott Patrick serves as the first Black Chief Information Officer for the City of Indianapolis/Marion County Information Services Agency (ISA). Elliott is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, began his career at Crowe, and has spent much of his 15+ year career supporting or serving in the government sector. Elliott joined the Information Services agency in 2014 as a Business Services Consultant. Through his strong leadership and communication skills, in combination with his financial expertise and technical aptitude, Elliott was quickly promoted to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and then the Chief Operations Officer (COO) at ISA. In 2020, Elliott became the first Black Chief Information Officer for the City of Indianapolis/Marion County. In his current role, Elliott is responsible for leading and managing a complex portfolio of IT infrastructure, applications, processes, and projects that support the day to day and strategic needs of more than 45 agencies and departments to complete their public missions to serve the citizens of Indianapolis and Marion County. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Elliott transitioned the City-County enterprise to remote work, making continued government service delivery virtually seamless.
George Wang is VP of Global Information Services at USP, leading the information technology operations, application development, enterprise architecture, project management and cybersecurity programs. He is responsible for defining and executing the global information technology (IT) strategy, and delivering technology capabilities and services to advance the organization’s goals. George has 20+ years of IT experience in life sciences industry. Prior to joining USP, he held IT leadership positions at Sigma Aldrich, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Quest Diagnostics. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from University of Maryland College Park, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
As an Information Technology leader, Danny brings a broad base of more than 30 years of experience in IT strategy, management, engineering and operations. His collaborative and versatile style allows him to work across organizations to find solutions to complex business problems through technology. Danny spent the better part of his career with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota and their parent organization Noridian Mutual Insurance. He was responsible for architecting, building, and optimizing their infrastructure and rolling out and supporting the applications across businesses. In his newest consulting venture, he has used his experience to help several organizations achieve their strategic IT objectives.
Laurie McDonald is the Director of Integrations and Automations at Bell Techlogix. A passionate Technologist and Automator, she has 25 years of experience dreaming, creating, building and innovating advanced technical solutions. As an accomplished classical composer, she brings a creative touch to her complex solutions and is always excited to collaborate with clients on large scale projects. Laurie is a powerful force in the workplace and uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to innovate and succeed. In her free time, she enjoys tennis, playing the piano and violin and speaks with middle school students who are interested in STEM.
Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 1 CPE credit for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.1 CEUs and 1 PDU. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.