CIO Insights: Internet of Things

Apparo's 9th CIO Insights Forum covered Internet of Things. Fifty attendees heard from expert panelists on how to turn relentless data streams-like those produced by Internet of Things (IoT)- into meaningful real-time business and IT metrics. Thank you to our presenting and forum sponsors, host, facilitator and panelists for participating in this informative forum. Below is the agenda from the event. For more information about upcoming CIO Insight Forums contact Maureen Smelewski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Palmetto Security Group is an IBM Premier Business Partner and holds a AAA rating in Identity and Access Management solutions. Their mission is to help companies understand how their business processes and their security requirements can work together to deliver improved efficiencies while strengthening their overall security posture.  PSG excels in professional services and solution implementation.                 


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CIO Insights: Internet of Things (IoT)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
4100 Coca Cola Plaza, Charlotte


5:30 - Registration & Networking

6:00 - Welcome
Onyeka Nchege, CIO, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated

6:10 - Introduction of Facilitator and Panelists
Facilitator: Blake Howitt, Vice President, South East Region, Software AG


  • Earl Perkins, Research VP in Systems, Security and Risk
  • Dr. Kevin McKenzie, CISO, Clemson University
  • Kirby Miner, SVP Information Technology, Sunbelt Rentals
  • Joe Topinka, CIO, SnapAV

6:15 - Panel Discussion

7:15 - Question and Answer

7:30 - Wrap-up and Thank You