on-ramps to information governance

Northern Virginia Chapter of ARMA International presents
Monday, February 23, 2015 8:00 AM – 4:15 PM
George Mason University - Founders Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
What is all the buzz about Information Governance?
What disciplines does it entail?
Is it another name for what we used to call Knowledge
Management or Information Management, or is it
something different?
How does an Information Governance Practitioner in
a related information profession get started on
expanding the existing information program to a broaderbased information governance focus?
How do we “sell” Information Governance?
World-class speakers will discuss these and other
information governance matters!
Registration cost includes continental breakfast and lunch.
METRO: 1.5 blocks from Virginia Square/GMU Metro Station.
PARKING: Parking available in Founders Hall for $14. Other
parking garages are available in the vicinity. Payment
methods accepted: cash, coin, Visa / MasterCard.
Register at http://www.arma-nova.org/Programs/Programs.html
ICRM Credits: Pre-Approval will be sought for 6 credit hours.
Early Registration (prior to February 9):
$125 for members
$150 for non-members
$50 for full-time students
$75 for 3 or more from the same company/agency (must
all register at the same time to receive the discount)
Full Registration (after February 9):
$150 for members
$175 for non-members
$50 for full-time students
$100 for 3 or more from the same company/agency
(must all register at the same time to receive the
Join ARMA NOVA for
our 2015 seminar.
You’ll hear
presentations from
renowned speakers.
Welcome/Introductions: Elizabeth W. Adkins, ARMA NOVA President
Opening Keynote: Frank Lambert, VP Client Services, Information Governance Solutions, LLC
The Value (and Risk) of Data: Tony Sager, Chief Technologist at Council on CyberSecurity
10:30-11:30 “What is the Future of Data, Watson?:” Randy Haines, Worldwide Business Leader- Watson Content
Analytics, IBM Watson Group
Panel Discussion- Real-World Information Governance On-Ramp Successes:
Eileen Carlson, Director Information Governance, Baxter International, Baxter International
Jason Stearns, Director Legal & Compliance - Information Governance, BlackRock
Richard Hogg, ILG Defensible Disposal Solution Lead, IBM
Panel Discussion- How To “Sell” Information Governance
Jason Baron, Of Counsel, Drinker Biddle (former Director of Litigation, NARA)
Linda Y. Cureton, CEO and Founder, Muse Technologies, Inc. (former CIO, NASA)
Jill Tummler Singer, Partner, Deep Water Point (former CIO, NRO)
Round-Table Discussion- Your Information Governance Next Steps
Moderator: Christina Ayiotis, Esq., CRM, Co-Chair, Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute
Conclusion/Wrap-up: Elizabeth W. Adkins, ARMA NOVA President
About our Speakers:
Christina Ayiotis, Esq., CRM, Co-Chair, Georgetown Cybersecurity Institute
Christina Ayiotis is an attorney and business executive with expertise in cyber, privacy, ethics,
collaboration, Internet governance, innovation, board service and diversity. Her volunteer roles
include, inter alia, Co-Chair of the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute; member of AFCEA’s
Cyber Committee; and member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic American Women’s
Council. She teaches “Information Policy” as Adjunct Faculty at the Masters level for The George
Washington University and has served on the Boards of MWC ARCS, the Fairfax Law Foundation,
WAFE, ARMA NOVA, and the WBA. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Virginia
Commonwealth University (BS- Biology/ BA-Philosophy; Minors- Mathematics/French, University
Honors) and received her Juris Doctorate from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College
of William & Mary. She is the extremely proud Mom of a 17-year-old (Viterbi School of
Engineering Dean’s List Sophomore) at the University of Southern California.
Jason R. Baron, Esq., Of Counsel, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
An internationally recognized speaker and author on the preservation of electronic documents,
Jason serves as Of Counsel in the Information Governance and eDiscovery Group at Drinker
Biddle in Washington, D.C. He also is Co-chair of the Information Governance Initiative, a vendor
neutral consortium and think tank. Jason previously served as Director of Litigation for the US
National Archives and Records Administration, and as a trial lawyer and senior counsel at the
Department of Justice. In those capacities, Jason played a leading role in the government's
adoption of electronic recordkeeping practices and acted as lead counsel in landmark cases
involving the preservation of White House email. He has served on the Board of Directors of
ARMA International, and is currently a member of the ARMA IGP Certification Board. Jason is a
recipient of the prestigious Emmett Leahy Award for Outstanding Contributions and
Accomplishments in the Records and Information Management Profession, as well as the Justice
Tom C. Clark Outstanding Government Lawyer award given by the Federal Bar Association. He is
prominently featured in the recent documentary film, The Decade of Discovery, which follows
events that unfolded between 2002 and 2012, when Jason took on a quest to find a better way to
search White House email.
Eileen Carlson, Director, Information Governance, Baxter International Inc.
Elieen has over 25 years of experience with the implementation of new systems and business
process improvement, with expertise in accounting, finance information technology, data
governance, and information governance. She was hired by Baxter in August 2013 to implement
an information governance program. She facilitated the creation of an Information Management
Policy, focused primarily on data retention. She generated guidelines to help the organization
move business records and other important documents to standardized tools. Prior to Baxter, she
spent nine years at U.S. Cellular leading efforts to govern data and information in support of a
variety of initiatives, including project and program management, data warehousing, customer
relationship management, and data analytics. She has provided consulting services
independently, and through Oracle Corporation. She is a member of the E-Discovery Institute
faculty and currently sits on the board of Ledger & Quill, the friends and alumni philanthropic
organization in support of the School of Accountancy and MIS at DePaul University.
Linda Cureton, CEO & Founder, Muse Technologies, Inc.
Linda is the CEO of Muse Technologies, Incorporated, an exciting new start-up that specializes in
IT transformation. As the former Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the National Aeronautics and
Space Administration (NASA), she led one of the best IT organizations in government. Linda
served as principle adviser to the NASA Administrator, providing insight and technology leadership
to some of the most brilliant scientists and engineers in the world. She held various other
executive IT positions including Associate CIO at Department of Energy and Deputy CIO at
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. She has received prestigious awards including the 50
Women of Influence and Power Award from the Minority Enterprise Executive Council and the
ITSMF Summit Heritage Award. Linda has also received recognition from the Washington
Business Journal- Women Who Mean Business and she was a Women in Technology Award
Finalist for Excellence in Leadership, Mentoring and Technology. She was honored as
Government Computer News Civilian Executive of the Year and was recognized as one of
Washingtonian Magazine’s Tech Titans, one of Federal Computer Week’s Fed 100, and one of
Business Insider’s 25 Most Powerful Women Engineers.
Randy Haines, Worldwide Business Leader- Watson Content Analytics, IBM Watson Group
With more than 20 years of experience in Enterprise Content Management, Randy has gained an
impassioned interest for the challenges that are faced by line of business workers as well as
information/technology workers. He has a great drive for new technologies and leading edge
initiatives that should be leveraged throughout the enterprise. This makes his work in analytical
technologies very interesting and very relevant. ICA itself is a platform to derive rapid insight. It
can transform raw information into business insight quickly without building models or deploying
complex systems. It helps address industry specific problems such as public safety concerns,
crime and terrorism prevention, healthcare treatment effectiveness. fraud detection and more.
Richard Hogg, ILG Defensible Disposal Solution Lead, IBM
Richard's career covers more than 20 years of experience across document, information and
records development and deployment solutions. He came to IBM through the 2003 acquisition of
Tarian Software, where he served as Chief Client Officer. Prior to Tarian, he was CTO of
Information1st, completing one of the first DoD 5015.2 paired-solution integrations and
certifications. He has been involved with a number of industry initiatives, including DMA, WfMC
and others with AIIM Standards. At IBM, he has also held Records Products Manager and
worldwide SME roles, leading deployment and activation of some of the worlds' largest RM
solutions handling hundreds of millions of records annually. Richard engages with customers and
partners worldwide, catalyzing proactive Information Lifecycle Governance solution deployment
successes focused on unstructured data management. He presents and contributes at annual
ECM & RM industry conferences including ARMA, AIIM, MER and IOD. He is also an IBM
published Redbooks Author on Governance, Archiving and electronic RM solutions.
Frank Lambert, Senior Consultant, Information Governance Solutions LLC
As the founder and CEO of iWitness (1995), Frank was one of the first thought leaders to
evangelize and establish the integration of electronic records, compliance requirements,
evidentiary metadata, and records retention technologies. In 2007, Frank formed the
Organizational Policy Institute, a non-profit dedicated to helping companies create, implement,
and maintain effective policies for better Information Governance ROI, with a special focus on
establishing standard practices for defensible disposition of electronic records. Frank is currently
working with Information Governance Solutions, LLC, founded by John Isaza, where he
contributes to developing products and practices for Retention, Security, and Privacy. He is also
currently developing a comprehensive Information Governance model that provides a unifying
framework for standard practices in effective and sustainable enterprise Information Governance.
Tony W. Sager, Chief Technologist, Council on Cybersecurity
Tony spent 35 years in federal service, 34 of which were dedicated to cryptography and
cybersecurity with the National Security Agency. During his extended government career with the
NSA, Mr. Sager headed the Systems and Network Attack Center, and was the Chief Operating
Officer for the Information Assurance Directorate. Tony also led the release of NSA security
guidance to the public starting in 2001, and greatly expanded NSA’s role in the development of
open standards for security. Having recently retired from government work, Mr. Sager has
become a prominent and vocal advocate at the national level for open and elevated network
security standards such as the Security Content Automation Protocols (SCAP). In 2012, Tony
assumed the lead role for the Consortium for Cybersecurity Action (CCA), a volunteer
organization which prioritizes information and network-based threats to help both public and
private sector entities prioritize their network defenses given recent attacks and the transforming
threat environment.
Jill Tummler Singer, Partner, Deep Water Point
Jill recently completed 27 years of direct Federal Service. Her last federal assignment was as the
Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), where she was
responsible for Information Technology, Information Assurance, and Information Management.
The NRO, as part of the 16-member Intelligence Community, plays a primary role in achieving
information superiority for the U.S. Government and Armed Forces. Jill has served in several
senior leadership positions within the Federal Government including Director of the Diplomatic
Telecommunications Service, U.S. Department of State and Chief of Systems Engineering,
Architecture, and Planning for CIA’s global infrastructure organization. She has held industry
positions with Science Applications International Corporation, Inc. (SAIC), GE Aerospace, and
IBM. She has received numerous awards including CloudNow Legacy Award (2013); Top Ten
Global Breakaway CIO (2012); Top Ten Women in Cloud (2012); Ten Most Powerful Women in
Federal Technology (2011); CIA Mentor of the Year (2010); CIO Executive Council “Ones to
Watch” (2010); and CIO Magazine Stand-Out Award for Collaboration and Influence (2010). She
is also an accomplished speaker and published author (http://jillsinger.ulitzer.com).
Jason Stearns, CRM, IGP, Director Legal & Compliance - Information Governance,
Jason is a member of BlackRock’s Legal and Compliance Group. He is responsible for the global
implementation of Information Governance standards and requirements. Prior to BlackRock,
Jason worked at UBS as Director and Portfolio Manager, Group Information Governance, where
he was responsible for Information Governance strategy development, project management, and
oversight. Prior to that, he was the Corporate Records Manager for New York Life Insurance
Company. He earned an MS in Applied Information Management from the University of Oregon
and a BA from Binghamton University. He is also a Certified Records Manager and Information
Governance Professional.

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