Brought to you by our featured SFTA Platinum SponsorATTENTION CIO’s: What information does your CEO and CFO need from you?

According to a recent article in, “You can’t run a company without technology, but you can’t invest in technology without the blessings of the finance department. And thanks to the stagnant economy, the pendulum of power between Finance and IT is swinging decidedly toward the chief financial officer’s door these days.” This program will deal with the important dynamic between technology objectives and financial realities. Hear from leading IT and C level financial executives on how to work together to position IT initiatives to ensure they get priority and budget.

Moderated by: Dr. Mike Fields, Dean of Marketing, Nova Southeastern University – H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship

Panelists include:

Bill Martin, CIO
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

Juan Lopez, Vice President of IT
City Furniture

David H. Fater, Chief Executive Officer
Vicor Technologies, Inc.

Susan Newton, CFO
Broward Health Imperial Point Medical Center

Come and Learn:

  • What are the priorities on the minds of the C level within the largest corporations in South Florida when it comes to Information Technology (IT)?
  • What does it take to get budget for strategic IT initiatives?
  • What are the key IT strategies among CIO’s for 2011?
  • What IT initiatives will justify the ROI CEO’s and CFO’s are seeking from CIO’s?

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The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the regional technology community. Through events, networking, programs and education, we provide south Florida’s technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology in our region.


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