Mark Andress, chief information officer of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s CIO Forum 2020 on Thursday, Jan. 23rd.
Alongside Nand Mulchandani, CIO of the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center and panelist during POC’s CIO Forum, Andress recently argued that the agency could benefit greatly from the use of AI. He said that AI could help the agency collect and analyze data for safety and navigation efforts that require processing through networks of varying classifications. He concluded that AI would support NGA in the future.
Join Potomac Officers Club to hear more about Andress’ thoughts on artificial intelligence influencing the NGA during his keynote speech and more during the CIO Forum. Juliane Gallina, CIO of the CIA, will also serve as a keynote speaker to speak about the latest priorities, initiatives and challenges that are facing CIOs across all sectors.
POC will also feature an expert panel of top GovCon executives from across the federal government and industry. In addition to Mulchandani, Erin Hawley of DataRobot and Jim McLaughlin of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection will appear as panelists during the forum with Bob Schumm of the Oracle Corp. – National Security Group serving as the panel’s moderator.
In today’s fast-changing business landscape, chief information officers have the daunting task of staying ahead of the curve in digital innovation and information technology. A CIO’s leadership is pivotal for a top company in the industry to implement an effective business strategy, drive growth in a competitive market and build a strong culture to support innovation.