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Table of ConTenTs
Welcome / Greetings
     National BDPA President ..........................................................
WELCOME FROM THE NATIONAL                                           BDPA PRESIDENT


                         Greetings!

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WELCOME FROM THE NATIONAL                          BDPA PRESIDENT ELECT


        Dear Colleagues:

        As the Confere...
WELCOME FROM THE FOUNDER



                     Welcome to the 32nd annual conference of NBDPA. It is wonderful to be bac...
CONFERENCE TEAM • NEC • NBOD

                               ConferenCe Leadership Team
Yvette Graham, President          ...
At Lilly, IT is about more than technology. It’s about
“I f
 Information Connecting Innovation to Patients.” H
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HONORARY CHAIR


Marc Di Francisco
President and CEO at Premier Event Management

Marc Di Francisco is currently the Presi...
HONORARY CHAIR


                      Michael C. Heim
                      Senior Vice President and CIO at Eli Lilly an...
HONORARY CHAIR


Garth Marcial
Vice President of DePuy and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics,
part of the Johnson & Johnson Famil...
OPENING CEREMONY SPEAKER


                      Jim “Mr. Energy” Smith Jr.

                      From kindergarten throu...
Learn more about Compuware and our career
opportunities at www.compuware.com/careers
C O M P U WA RE IS A N EQ UA L O P P ...
AWARDS GALA KEYNOTE SPEAKER


                             Admiral Gary Roughead,
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HEALT...
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Doug Henderson
WDAS - 105.3 FM

Son of legendary New York and Philadelphia deejay “Jocko”, Doug ...
BEST COMPANIES FOR BLACKS IN TECHNOLOGY AWARDS PROGRAM
  In this economy, many African Americans in technology
  are conce...
2010 EPSILON WINNERS
CAREER ACHIEVEMENT
Wheeler Coleman, Chief Technology Officer
Health Care Service Corporation
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NATIONAL BDPA RECOGNIzES LIFETIME MEMBERS

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  1. 1. Conference Guide
  2. 2. 2009-2010 Corporate SponSorS as of 06/15/10 CORPORATE SPONSORS $100,000 Platinum Allstate Insurance • Microsoft $50,000 Gold $25,000 Silver Eli Lilly & Company BlueCross BlueShield of IL, NM, OK & TX Johnson & Johnson Cisco Systems Mayo Clinic Compuware Oracle JPMorgan Chase Prudential Merck & Company WellPoint $10,000 Bronze $5,000 Sponsor Abbott Laboratories 3Com Corporation US Air Force Baxter Healthcare AT&T Credit Suisse Boston Scientific Federal Bureau of Investigation CIGNA Freddie Mac CNA Financial HSBC – North America Deloitte Keshav Consulting Solutions DeVry University McDonald’s HP Navistar International IBM Nielsen Company Kraft Foods Online Computer Library Center Marriott International Procter & Gamble Monsanto R&D Professional Services NCCI Holdings Raytheon State Farm Insurance Robert Half International U.S. Cellular SC Johnson UBS The Travelers Companies US Navy Turner Broadcasting System Vanguard Wells Fargo Walgreens Company CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 2
  3. 3. Table of ConTenTs Welcome / Greetings National BDPA President ....................................................................................4 National BDPA President Elect ...........................................................................5 Founder ..............................................................................................................6 Conference Team / NEC / NBOD ..............................................................................7 Honorary Chairs .................................................................................................. 9-11 Keynote Speakers Opening Ceremony ..........................................................................................12 Awards Gala .....................................................................................................14 Master of Ceremony ................................................................................................17 Best Companies for Blacks in Technology ..............................................................18 2010 Epsilon Winners ........................................................................................ 19-21 Lifetime Members....................................................................................................22 Conference Agenda........................................................................................... 23-24 Executive Panel Discussions............................................................................. 26-37 Workshop Schedule .......................................................................................... 39-41 NBDPA Coach Connection .....................................................................................42 IT Golf Classic .........................................................................................................44 IT Showcase Presentation Schedule.......................................................................48 NBDPA HSCC Team .......................................................................................... 50-51 Conferfence History & Format .................................................................................52 Past Competition Winners................................................................................. 53-55 HSCC Schedule ......................................................................................................56 HSCC Teams ..................................................................................................... 57-68 YTC Camp ......................................................................................................... 70-71 YTC Workshop Schedule .................................................................................. 72-73 YTC Seminar Abstracts ..................................................................................... 75-85 Hotel Maps ........................................................................................................ 94-97 Directory of Advertisers Allstate ......................................................................................................Back Cover Air Force ..................................................................................................................43 BDPA IT Corps ........................................................................................................88 BETF ........................................................................................................................89 Compuware .............................................................................................................12 Eli Lilly & Co...............................................................................................................8 HCSC ......................................................................................................................15 HP ..........................................................................................................................47 IBM ..........................................................................................................................45 JP Morgan Chase ....................................................................................................16 Merck.......................................................................................................................21 Navy ........................................................................................................................38 NCCI ........................................................................................................................69 Travelers ..................................................................................................................87 Wellpointe ................................................................................................................25 Wells Fargo ..............................................................................................................86 3 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  4. 4. WELCOME FROM THE NATIONAL BDPA PRESIDENT Greetings! For over 30 years, NBDPA has worked relentlessly within the community to expose our inner city youth, and adults to technology. Our Founders Earl Pace and the late David Wimberly wanted to provide African Americans access to a community where they can grow in the field of technology. Mr. Pace and Mr. Wimberly opened their minds, and inspired them to gain skills that would provide access into the technology world, Corporate America, and to becoming an entrepreneur. “Access” was and continues to be the direction of NBDPA for everyone, no matter how old or how young. It is only fitting that “Access for All”, was selected as the theme for this year’s Technology Conference. In the heart of Philadelphia, all ages will attend to continue their growth within the information world of technology. Our conference team has designed an outstanding conference that will provide you with the right tools that will take you from project management to Cloud Computing. NBDPA remains committed to excellence and providing a wide spectrum of resources to members, corporate sponsors, businesses, educational institutions and the community. This organization is a catalyst for professional growth and technical development for those in the IT industry. From the “classroom to the boardroom”, come see our youth from across these United States as they showcase their skills and talents that will be used as they become the leaders of this great world. Thanks to everyone for making this a success. I look forward to seeing you throughout the week as you gain “Access to All” the opportunities that will be provided this year at our 32nd Annual National BDPA Conference in Philadelphia! Sincerely, Yvette Graham National BDPA President CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 4
  5. 5. WELCOME FROM THE NATIONAL BDPA PRESIDENT ELECT Dear Colleagues: As the Conference Chair, it is my pleasure to invite you to attend the 32nd Annual National BDPA Conference in Philadelphia. This conference delivers access to the most up-to-date and advanced technical information for IT professionals for three days, and also provides opportunities for CIOs, CEOs, industry leaders, managers, academics, and government officials to exchange ideas on technology trends and best practices. This year’s conference will draw attendance from leading technology professionals from all over the country. Speakers representing industry, government policymakers, as well as academic scholars and researchers from the information security arena will present and discuss the latest topics in contemporary and prospective computer and network security issues, focusing on strategies, experiences and techniques. Philadelphia is home to the first chapter of BDPA as well as the first capital of the United States, first American hospital, first medical college, first bank, first paper mill, first zoo, first sugar refinery, and first US Mint. Philadelphia is rich in historical sites and a city where you’ll find a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture along with excellent shopping opportunities. “Access for All” is our conference theme this year, so not only will you have access to the latest trends and best practices in technology, you will also have access to a city where you can see and visit many places and events. I am looking forward to meeting you during the conference at what promises to be a most stimulating and enjoyable event! Warm regards, Monique F. Berry National BDPA President Elect Vice President of Business Management 5 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  6. 6. WELCOME FROM THE FOUNDER Welcome to the 32nd annual conference of NBDPA. It is wonderful to be back in Philadelphia where the organization began. We convene this year under one of the worse economic environments in over 80 years. There’s no need to recount the circumstances we find ourselves in. You hear it every day in the news media. And, of course, it has been exacerbated by the devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that will only add to the economic crisis. There have been other economic crises since the “Great Depression”, the event that this current economic downturn has been compared to, but a couple of things are different. In the past, it had been said that when the United States gets a cold, the rest of the world gets the flu. This time, we all are suffering from pneumonia at the same time! Also, in the past, at least during my “brief” lifetime and career in Information Technology, an economic downturn never significantly affected our industry. While job reductions were taking place in other occupational areas, IT was often still hiring at a significant rate. This time, IT has been hit almost as hard as every other area. True, Information Technology has matured, as an Industry. Some of the technological improvements, over the past several years, have applied to our own industry. Even IT can now do more with less. At least when it is applied to the historical thought of, “what is IT”? Yet, still in this year’s Career and Technology Expo, there are many companies who are at this year’s conference looking to hire! Some are looking for traditional IT talent and some for where IT is going. If you want to know where IT is going, you are in the right place. It is times such as this when industry trade associations demonstrate the most value. Convening with you this week are IT professionals at all levels. NBDPA has scheduled workshops and panels addressing both current and future industry needs and directions. As has always been the case, aside from the value of the workshops and panel discussions, the opportunity to interact with professionals from all over the country, should never be underestimated. For over 35 years, NBDPA has been committed to influencing the career development of African Americans and other minorities as we say from “the classroom to the boardroom”. We did this when the industry was merely charged with converting data from its source and processing it into information. Now the industry has evolved and IT is charged with participating as this information is transformed into knowledge which must be communicated by multiple methods and made available in a safe and secure manner. As “IT Thought Leaders”, NBDPA continues its original mission. At this year’s conference, someone will have a life changing moment. Will it be one of our high school or college students looking to begin a career? Maybe it will be one of our IT professionals looking to move up to the next level and finds the skill or person to assist with this. Perhaps it will be the seasoned professional who has moved through the “what you know” and “what you can get others to do” phase of his/her career and develops a “who you know” relationship! Maybe one of our entrepreneurs will get a lead on a contract. Someone will have a life changing moment at this year’s conference. Will it be you? Earl A. Pace Jr. National BDPA Co-Founder CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 6
  7. 7. CONFERENCE TEAM • NEC • NBOD ConferenCe Leadership Team Yvette Graham, President Monique Berry, President Elect & VP of Business Management Hayward West, Philadelphia Chapter President Monica Bowe, Interim VP of Finance/Outside Director Pamela Sexton, Conference Director Charisse McGill, Conference Planner ConferenCe projeCT managers Dee Pearson, Administration & Volunteers Phyllis Coleman, Adult Workshops Robert Gavin, Corporate Sales Judaea Lane, Corporate Sales Delivery Danna Sturdivant, HSCC Jesse Bemley, IT Showcase Yvette Davison, Marketing & Publications Jamesetta James, Youth Technology Camp naTionaL Board of direCTors - naTionaL exeCuTive CommiTTee President Yvette Graham President Elect& VP of Business Management Monique Berry Founder Earl Pace Jr. Interim VP of Finance/Outside Director Monica Bowe VP of Strategy and Planning Curtis Jenkins VP of Membership Management Mildred Allen VP of Member Services Paulette Johnson-Davis Outside Director Milt Haynes Outside Director William Flowers CIO Donald Brown Parliamentarian John Williams naTionaL Board of direCTors - ChapTer presidenTs Atlanta Carter C. Hill Jr. Indianapolis Wilhelmenia Ravenell Baltimore Michael Tyson Los Angeles John C. Malonson III Baton Rouge Randy Powe Middle Tennessee Tinita Haley Bay Area Patricia Glover New Jersey Honorable Coram Rimes Boston Metrowest Rod Flakes New York Judaea Lane Central Illinois Sandullah Epsicokhan Northern Delaware Karen L. Smith Charlotte Julius Clark Sr. Northern Virginia Dwight Handon Chicago Pamela Sexton Orlando Pablo More Cincinnati Wanda Gray Philadelphia Hayward West Cleveland Kenneth L. Wilson Rhode Island Felix V. Fontes Columbus Reginald Hillery Richmond Jamar E. Arvin Dallas Chris R. Johnson South Florida Jeff Cunningham Dayton Charles A. Crawford III Southern Minnesota Charlie Perkins Detroit Markita Payne St. Louis Antoinette Love Fort Wayne Clifford M. Clarke Triangle Carl Hill Greater Columbia Phyllis A. Coleman Twin Cities Aaron Young Hampton Roads Joseph E. McMahon Washington DC Perry Carter Hartford Mary Udeh 7 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  8. 8. At Lilly, IT is about more than technology. It’s about “I f Information Connecting Innovation to Patients.” H ti C ti I ti t P ti t Here at t Lilly, IT professionals have a unique cross-functional view of the organization. We drive business outcomes through operational support, solutions and services, connecting people to people, people to information, and people to processes. Ultimately, we allow Lilly to deliver best-in-class, first-in-class pharmaceutical products. As part of our IT team your perspectives play a strategic team, role within Lilly's global enterprise. The knowledge you offer drives business success and creates intense capabilities throughout Lilly’s value cycles – from discovery to sales and marketing. Ultimately, by choosing Lilly, your professional growth, experiences, and contributions will enhance the lives of patients around the world.
  9. 9. HONORARY CHAIR Marc Di Francisco President and CEO at Premier Event Management Marc Di Francisco is currently the President of Premier Event Management, the company which facilitates the CIO Forum & Executive IT Summit. The CIO Forum produces regional IT conferences partnering with Society of Information Management (SIM). The CIO Forum & Executive IT Summit was launched at the insistence of CIO’s and Senior IT Executives who desired comprehensive, technology-focused conferences in their regions. The CIO Forum is the largest producer of Regional CIO Conferences in North America which includes 14 Cities. Premier Event Management has also taken on the facilitating role for the National SIMposium 2010 conference, October 3-5th. SIMposium is the largest gathering of CIO’s in North America. Before the CIO Forum, Marc co-founded Prestige Limousines, the largest Limo service in the Pacific NW. He then enlisted in the 82nd Airborne based out of Fort Brag, NC in the mid 80’s. He also worked as National Director at ITEC (Information Technology Exhibition Conference), largest producers of regional computer trade shows in the 1990’s which included 62 cities. Marc is a member of SIM (Society of Information Management) and a graduated RLF member (Regional Leadership Forum). RLF is a yearlong extensive course preparing IT leaders for the future. He is part of the LDR (Leadership Development Roundtable) as well. When Marc is not working hard he is enjoying the company of his children Anthony (26) and Nina (25). He also takes pleasure spending time with his four year old grandson Dominic, and his two year old granddaughter, Isabella. Sports are another love of his. Marc was on the football and wrestling teams in high school, and college. Marc also loves to bask in the warmth of the Caribbean during the winter. Marc has been a proud member of the NBDPA for 6 years. Through the CIO Forum’s regional conferences, we work to bring together the local NBDPA chapters and CIO’s from the area to network socially and professionally. We strive to enhance membership for the NBDPA by promoting it and we also allow NBDPA members to attend our Forums complimentary. -Marc Di Francisco 9 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  10. 10. HONORARY CHAIR Michael C. Heim Senior Vice President and CIO at Eli Lilly and Company Michael C. Heim became senior vice president of information technology and chief information officer of Eli Lilly and Company in January 2004. He had been the chief technology officer with accountability for enterprise architecture and data strategy, the global implementation of SAP, and global financial and human resources information technology solutions since November 1999. A native of Cincinnati, he received a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Marian University in 1977 and a master of business administration in 1978 from Bowling Green State University. Heim joined Lilly in 1979 as an analyst in the corporate information systems group. He became a staff financial auditor in 1981 and later became the company’s first certified information systems auditor. In 1985, he rejoined information systems as manager with responsibility for manufacturing, marketing, financial and human resource systems support. Following a cross-functional assignment in as manager of engineering for facilities delivery administration, he was named director of information systems-medical operations in 1992. In 1995, he was promoted to information officer for Lilly Research Laboratories and in 1998 was named information officer for European and intercontinental operations with responsibility for IT activities outside the United States. Heim serves on a number of external councils including the Microsoft Pharmaceutical Advisory Council, the SAP Life Sciences Executive Council, the Marian University Technology Advisory Board, and the Board of Directors of Interactive Intelligence Inc. 1) “Lilly’s corporate vision is to improve health outcomes for individual patients. As patient populations across disease states are very diverse, a focus on diversity is simply good business.” 2) “Our partnership with NBDPA has been very beneficial for employee growth and development through opportunities provided at both local and national levels. The professional workshops, leadership development, and access to community outreach activities all expand our employee’s breadth. Importantly, NBDPA provides direct exposure to African Americans in technology leadership roles across industry -- this type of role modeling and mentoring is invaluable.” -Mike Heim CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 10
  11. 11. HONORARY CHAIR Garth Marcial Vice President of DePuy and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Garth Marcial is Information Technology (I/T) Vice President of DePuy and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. He serves on the DePuy Global Management Board, and is a member of the Medical Device and Diagnostics I/T Council. The DePuy Companies are global leaders in providing healthcare solutions in orthopaedics, spinal care, sports medicine and neurosciences. Believing that movement is the very foundation of wellness and a fulfilling life, DePuy is dedicated to providing patients around the world with a lifetime of movement solutions. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is a leading provider of high-value diagnostic solutions for the global health care community. Committed to developing the most advanced tests for early detection or diagnosis of disease, the company brings products to market that provide timely information and help to facilitate better medical decisions. As the worldwide leader of the I/T function, Garth is accountable to ensure that Information Technology enables DePuy and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics to drive market leadership and innovative growth across all lines of business. Garth also served as Worldwide I/T Director of Portfolio and Solution Delivery at Johnson & Johnson Corporate where he was tasked with delivery of the Global Finance Standardization initiative for the Company. Prior to his time at Corporate, Garth progressed through a series of increasing responsibilities at Ethicon, Inc. He has a broad functional background, having supported Worldwide Operations, Quality Assurance/Regulatory Assurance, e-Business, Finance, Research & Development, and Sales and Marketing during his years there. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Garth spent several years with Dun & Bradstreet supporting the company’s Credit Report business. Garth received a Global I/T Recognition Program - CIO Award for his outstanding leadership in driving the ‘One I/T’ Strategy and in the continuous development of the Global Services organization. Garth was also recognized for his consistent recruitment efforts within Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Garth holds a B.S. degree from the University of Virginia, with a double major in Management Information Systems and Systems Engineering, and is Johnson & Johnson Green Belt Certified. The annual NBDPA Conference serves as an integral opportunity for Johnson & Johnson to recruit high-potential candidates into our family of companies. The conference networking events allow us to network and collaborate with sponsor companies across the nation to continue to improve the bright and vibrant future of the NBDPA organization. Johnson & Johnson partners with local NBDPA chapters throughout the year, hosting various events, forums, and information sessions to demonstrate our dedication to the advancement of NBDPA and its members. -Garth Marcia 11 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  12. 12. OPENING CEREMONY SPEAKER Jim “Mr. Energy” Smith Jr. From kindergarten through 12th grade he never missed a day of school. His mother provided the “tough love” that helped develop his indefatigable drive. He played on a National Championship college football team. He won the Vanguard Group of Investments’ prestigious Award of Excellence. He has a way of helping people to breakthrough and stretch to new levels of greatness. He’s Jim “Mr. Energy” Smith, Jr., President and CEO of JIMPACT Enterprises, Inc. Jim’s favorite quote is Satchel Paige’s, “Dream like you’ll live forever…love like you’ve never been hurt…work like you don’t need the money…and dance like nobody’s watching! This quote helps fuel his fire as he works with his customers to move to extraordinary performance. Prior to starting JIMPACT Enterprises, Jim was a Senior Consultant for Simmons Associates (Leadership and Diversity Management) and a Performance Solutions Consultant for the Bob Pike Group (Professional Trainer Development, Performance Improvement, Motivation and Presentation Skills). He also spent 14 years in the corporate world working for the following organizations: CoreStates Bank (Vice President, Business Learning Resources), The Vanguard Group of Investments (Management and Organizational Development Consultant) and the Prudential AARP Operations (Associate Manager, Training and Development). Throughout his corporate career he has been known for his creative, spirited, high energy and purposeful approach to developing relationships, talent and solutions. He gives so much of himself to help others be their very best. Today Jim travels nationally and internationally, for groups of all sizes, to provide breakthroughs to awesome performance. He is a well sought after motivational speaker and has been called “The Trainer’s Trainer.” In addition, he has worked with thousands of leaders and managers to coach them in successful leadership and inclusion principles. He’s a mainstay at a number of conferences including the American Society for Training and Development, the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers, the Society for Pharmaceutical and Biotech Trainers and the Society for Insurance Trainers and Educators. His sessions and keynotes are jam-packed. Jim’s the author of the inspirational book From Average to Awesome: 41 Plus Gifts in 41 Plus Years and the co-author of the book Masters of Success with Ken Blanchard, Jack Canfield, John Christensen and others). He is currently working on his next book, Crash and Learn: Stuff Trainers do in the Classroom that make People want to SHOUT, sleep or Sneak Out! His journey from a tiny West Philadelphia single parent home, to high school standout, to college football captain, to corporate America leader, to successful business owner has been tremendous. He gave birth to JIMPACT Enterprises, his life long dream, in January of 2000 and the company has been making a JIMPACT throughout the world ever since. To learn more about Jim, his life, his strategies for success and his many experiences please read From Average to Awesome. CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 12
  13. 13. Learn more about Compuware and our career opportunities at www.compuware.com/careers C O M P U WA RE IS A N EQ UA L O P P O R T UNI T Y EMP LOY E R
  14. 14. AWARDS GALA KEYNOTE SPEAKER Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Roughead is a 1973 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. Among his six operational commands, Roughead was the first officer to command both classes of Aegis ships, having commanded USS Barry (DDG 52) and USS Port commanded Royal (CG 73). As a flag officer, Roughead Cruiser Destroyer Group 2, the George Washington Battle Group; and U.S. 2nd Fleet/NATO Striking Fleet Atlantic and Naval Forces North Fleet East. Ashore, he served as commandant, United States Naval Academy, the Department of the Navy’s chief of legislative affairs, and as deputy commander, U.S. Pacific Command. Roughead is one of only two officers to have commanded the fleets in the Pacific and Atlantic, commanding the U.S. Pacific Fleet and Joint Task Force 519, as well as U.S. Fleet Forces Command, where he was responsible for ensuring Navy forces were trained, ready, equipped and prepared to operate around the world, where and when needed. Roughead’s awards include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and various unit and service awards. Roughead became the 29th chief of naval operations Sep. 29, 2007. CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 14
  15. 15. Illinois New Mexico Oklahoma Texas HEALTH CARE SERVICE CORPORATION is proud to be a sponsor of the 2010 National BDPA Technology Conference and extends best wishes to all of the talented High School Competition Students! Health Care Service Corporation is a BDPA Corporate Chapter, Silver Sponsor and 2008 NBDPA Epsilon Award Winner Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company (HCSC) operates the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, HCSC is an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
  16. 16. 2010 MASTER OF CEREMONY Doug Henderson WDAS - 105.3 FM Son of legendary New York and Philadelphia deejay “Jocko”, Doug Henderson has been a constant in Philadelphia radio for the past three decades. His voice is familiar, recognizable and distinctive. He is eloquent, articulate, energetic, determined, team oriented, extremely focused and has ubiquitous appeal. Doug maintains high visibility and an impeccable reputation in the community through involvement with various youth, professional and social organizations. Doug’s tenure at WDAS FM spans 29 years, Doug’s television experience includes host duties on Channel 17’s “Dancin’ On Air”, a nationally syndicated show called “City Sounds” , “Late Late Night With Doug Henderson” on Philly 57, co-host of BET Shop, host of 11-One a show dedicated to homeland security awareness. Giving “Props to Pops”, as Doug states, he produced “Jocko, The Soul Of A Man” a video documentary about his father that airs frequently on tv in Philadelphia with plans to develop a motion picture project. A business major at Penn State University, Doug carries on his father’s legacy by presiding over Get Ready, Incorporated a company that produces and markets innovative educational programs that use elements of rap and hip-hop to deliver essential academic and life skills material to school age children across America. Doug is currently engaged in negotiations to produce a motion picture depicting the life of his father, Jocko. Doug also maintains a full time position as an account manager with Clear Channel Philadelphia and holds down the weekend slot at WDAS FM. 17 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  17. 17. BEST COMPANIES FOR BLACKS IN TECHNOLOGY AWARDS PROGRAM In this economy, many African Americans in technology are concerned about opportunities for both employment It is important to recognize exceptional companies that and advancement. To respond effectively to changes in provide African Americans with challenging and fulfilling career the IT industry, we must assess our external and internal opportunities in Information Technology. The Best Companies environments, industry changes and interpret what we for Blacks in Technology Awards are announced each year and observe for our members. In 2003, BDPA partnered with recognize the outstanding achievements of companies who have WorkplaceDiversity.com and introduced the Best Companies demonstrated a commitment to people and an understanding for Blacks in Technology Awards Program to assess selected that Diversity has a bottom line business case value. The Best organizations with respect to the organizational climate for Companies for Blacks in Technology Awards are presented at the African-Americans. Each year, BDPA surveys Fortune 1000 National BDPA Technology Conference held each year. companies to make an assessment of the workplace and career development climate within those corporations. The prestigious Epsilon Awards for the Top Companies for Blacks in Technology are presented annually at the National BDPA Answers to survey questions pertaining to areas of organization Conference to the top companies in the nation that promote a and professional development assist BDPA in making an workplace and environment that supports the advancement of assessment of the workplace and career development climate African-Americans in the information technology industry. within your organization. Survey responses are confidential and are evaluated by an outside organization. As a value added For more information on this awards program, please contact the service to participating companies, BDPA offers consultation National BDPA Office at (800) 727-2372 or epsilon@bdpa.org sessions to share best practices to help companies improve their scores. Rating Categories Tenure, Promotions and Terminations Leadership Development and Advancement Programs Supplier Diversity Programs Community Outreach Programs 2010 BEST COMPANIES FOR BLACKS IN TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNERS ALLSTATE INSURANCE MERCK AND COMPANY AMERICAN AIRLINES PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL COMPUWARE STATE FARM INSURANCE ELI LILLY AND COMPANY U.S. NAVY BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF IL, NM, OK, TX WAL-MART STORES IBM WELLS FARGO INTEL WELLPOINT 2009 BEST COMPANIES FOR BLACKS 2008 BEST COMPANIES FOR BLACKS 2007 BEST COMPANIES FOR BLACKS IN TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNERS IN TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNERS IN TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNERS • Allstate Insurance • Allstate Insurance • Allstate Insurance • American Airlines • Eli Lilly and Company • Compuware • Compuware • BlueCross BlueShield of IL, NM, OK, TX • Eli Lilly • Eli Lilly and Company • HSBC North America • BlueCross BlueShield of IL, NM, OK, TX • BlueCross BlueShield of IL, NM, OK, TX • Merck and Company • HSBC North America • Merck and Company • Monsanto • IBM • Monsanto • State Farm Insurance • Lockheed Martin • State Farm Insurance • Wal-Mart Stores • Merck and Co. • Suntrust Bank • Wellpoint • Wal-Mart • Wal-Mart Stores • Wells Fargo Bank • Wellpoint • Wellpoint Epsilon (“Star of the Highest Magnitude”) Epsilon (“Star of the Highest Magnitude”) Epsilon (“Star of the Highest Magnitude”) Award Winner to the Top Company for Award Winner to the Top Company for Award Winner to the Top Company for Blacks in Technology: Blacks in Technology: Blacks in Technology: BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF IL, NM, IBM ELI LILLY AND COMPANY OK, TX CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 18
  18. 18. 2010 EPSILON WINNERS CAREER ACHIEVEMENT Wheeler Coleman, Chief Technology Officer Health Care Service Corporation Wheeler G. Coleman is a corporate vice president at Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), with over 25 years experience and leadership in information technology. Currently, he is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, managing over one hundred employees in Illinois, Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. As CTO, Mr. Coleman will continue progress in furthering HCSC’s technology strategies and the future state architecture. Mr. Coleman started at HCSC in 1983, writing software code and was quickly identified as a leader. He has spent the last 20 years in upper management working with a vast array of professionals, internal and external customers and executives to improve business and technical solutions in Marketing, Subscriber Services, Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Audit, ITG and Fraud Detection. Wheeler is as active in the community as he is in his professional career. In addition to being an executive sponsor of the HCSC BDPA chapter, he is very active in many organizations in the community. He sits on the board and participates in many charities in Chicago including Catholic Charities Adoption Guild, Black Ensemble Theater, Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund, and the Inner-City Baseball Academy. CAREER ACHIEVEMENT Captain Joycelin Robinson, Supply Corps, Commanding Officer U.S. Navy US Navy Captain Joycelin (“Joyce”) Robinson is the first African-American Female Commanding Officer of a Fleet and Industrial Supply Center. One of the Navy’s most challenging positions and part of a global logistics support enterprise, she was selected for this position out of an extremely competitive group of her peers. Her established and documented record of extraordinary and outstanding performance throughout her career of 23 years made her the ideal person to lead Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (FISC), Jacksonville. In her assignment as Commanding Officer, she guides and coordinates an ever-increasing range of supply and support services to 49 ships, over 400 aircraft, two industrial facilities and 19 shore installations throughout Navy Region Southeast and the Caribbean. Exercising over $54 Million in annual budget authorities, she maintains the public trust while directing the logistics efforts of over 700 employees to provide first class support during extraordinarily demanding events such as the devastations of the Haitian Earthquake and multiple region wide product and service functional realignments. PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT William Marcus King, Director State Farm Insurance William Marcus King was the Director sponsor of State Farm IT’s Breaking Form Initiative. He was charged with improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the solution delivery business within the Systems Department. The overall goal of the Initiative was to be a contributing factor that will increase the productivity of the Systems Department and reduce the solution delivery expenses of the department. William’s responsibilities included establishing the vision, strategy, and approach of this Initiative. Breaking Form facilitated improvements within the department, creating a strong foundation for the years ahead. During this assignment, William reported to the CIO of State Farm’s Systems Department. 19 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  19. 19. 2010 EPSILON WINNERS OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION Sharon Murphy, Director of Team Enablement Technology Wells Fargo Bank Sharon Murphy champions innovation both as an active member of the Wells Fargo Technology and Operations Group’s Innovation Council and in her daily work as director of Team Member Enablement Technology. Sharon’s team provides technology solutions that allow Wells Fargo’s 281,000 team members to collaborate and communicate effectively and efficiently across multiple time zones, states and countries. Among Sharon’s accomplishments: she was awarded a patent in 2008 as co-inventor of a new technology and methodology for managing call reports via wireless devices. Sharon recognizes the importance of providing team members with the most advanced technology resources to enable them to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Sharon manages an organization of over 250 employees and an annual budget of $53MM. OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION Cheryl Terry, Systems Architect Wells Fargo Bank As a systems architect, Cheryl Terry’s responsibilities include ensuring availability and security of several of Wells Fargo’s most business-critical systems– the mainframe and midrange environments. For the past two years, she has served as Chief Systems Architect for the Mainframe Resiliency Program and achieved many successes around enhancing Wells Fargo’s mainframe environments, helping to ensure that our customers can transact business with us when and how they choose. Additional standout accomplishments: Cheryl authored a Living Target Architecture document for Wells Fargo’s mainframe groups and implemented an online wiki that has fostered collaboration across these groups and serves as a fully searchable online reference book complete with cross- links and diagrams. COMMUNITY SERVICE Donald Brown, Systems Manager Prudential Financial Donald E. Brown, Jr. has over fifteen years of experience in Information Technology with an advanced degree from Stevens Institute of Technology. He is a formidable technologist, providing highly effective enterprise solutions during his tenure as a project manager and system manger in the financial services and telecommunication industries. He has played key roles in several enterprise-wide projects which have resulted in over $18.5 million dollars in savings. Donald serves with National BDPA as the Chief Information Officer for the organization. He is responsible for providing the strategic approach for meeting the organization’s technology goals and ensuring that its vision and mission of the organization are effectively realized through technology. As CIO, Donald is responsible for leveraging economies of scale, synergies, strategic IT initiatives and best practices sharing at both the National, and Local chapter level. Additionally, Donald provides technology consulting and leadership to officers and staff, throughout the organization. CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 20
  20. 20. 2010 EPSILON WINNERS COMMUNITY SERVICE Sheila Marionneaux, Sr. Program Manager BlueCross BlueShield of IL, NM, OK & TX Sheila Marionneaux is a Senior Program Manager for ITG Strategic Services Team at Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) in Chicago, Illinois. Sheila’s core business specialties include: public relations; communications planning and implementation; and the facilitation and oversight of major meetings and corporate events. She has been with HCSC for 12 years and is responsible for supporting the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), in the delivery of organizational change management solutions, along with strategic and creative communications for various internal and external audiences Sheila Marionneaux holds executive officer roles on various boards and committees and is devoted to ongoing community service. She is President of Health Care Service Corporation’s BDPA Corporate Chapter, serving a constituency of 100 members (HCSC is the National BDPA 2008 Epsilon Award Winner for Top Companies for Blacks in IT); additionally she serves on the Corporate Advisory Council as a Corporate Champion for HCSC. A nationally published writer, Sheila provides guidance and support to individuals and for not for profit organizations in need of targeted communications. Many backgrounds. Many cultures. Many perspectives. One World. One Merck. Merck is proud to be a Sponsor of the National BDPA for the 7th consecutive year. We continue to fully support the BDPA and the local PA, NJ and NC chapters. Please visit our booth to learn about how you and Merck can work together to build a healthier world. At Merck, we embrace the individual differences each of us bring to the world. We believe that with the collective backgrounds, experiences and talents of our employees, anything can be conquered. It is those unique qualities that give us perspective to spark innovation and address unmet medical needs of people throughout the world. Our professional culture is one of diverse, collaborative and respectful individuals. Together we help deliver Merck medicines to those who need them, impacting lives all around the globe. If you’re ready to find your place in the world of Merck, learn more about us and see employee video profiles at merckcareers.jobs/CONFERENCE. Merck applauds the Philadelphia BDPA chapter for being named the Chapter of the Year. Merck is an equal opportunity employer — proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. 21 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  21. 21. NATIONAL BDPA RECOGNIzES LIFETIME MEMBERS The following individuals are NBDPA lifetime members and will be recognized at the Founder’s Reception on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 6:30pm Baron D. Thrower Charlotte 2010 Willie Anderson Chicago 2010 Yvette Graham Chicago 2010 Joyce F. Lewis Chicago 2010 Jesse L. Mathews, III Chicago 2010 Pamela Sexton Chicago 2010 Yvette Davison Chicago 2010 William L. Flowers, Jr. Dallas 2010 Wilhelmenia Ravenell Indianapolis 2010 Di Francisco, Mr. Marc D. Los Angeles 2010 James, Jr., Mr. Howard M. Philadelphia 2010 Curtis Jenkins Philadelphia 2010 Dr. William F. Bundy Rhode Island 2010 Bobby Y. Lamaute Triangle 2010 Fred F. Phillips, III Chicago 2009 Jeffrey C. Musgrove, Jr. Indianapolis 2009 Gloria K. Hall New Jersey 2009 Heather Roberts New Jersey 2009 Gina L. Billings Cincinnati 2008 Dr. Everett Gregory Cincinnati 2008 Hon. Coram Rimes, Jr. New Jersey 2008 Marilyn Tyus-Delmont Twin Cities 2008 Diane Davis Detroit 2006 Norman R. Mays Cleveland 2005 George Williams Cleveland 2005 Vivian Wilson Cleveland 2005 Milt Haynes Chicago 2004 Wayne Hicks Cincinnati 1988 Denise P. Holland Baltimore 1987 Renee V. McClure. New York 1980 Earl A. Pace Jr. Philadelphia 1980 CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 22
  22. 22. 2010 NATIONAL BDPA TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE PUBLIC AGENDA 7/26/2010 Monday 2:00 PM 6:00PM National Executive Committee Meeting* 6:00PM 9:00PM Chapter President's Meeting* 7/27/2010 Tuesday 8:00AM 5:00PM National Board of Directors Meeting* 12:00PM 1:30PM National Board of Directors Luncheon* 5:00PM 9:00PM Registration Opens 24 Hours 24 Hours Internet Cyber Café Sponsored by HP 7/28/2010 Wednesday 7:30AM 8:00PM Registration 8:00AM 9:15AM Student Opening Ceremony 9:00AM 5:00PM Adult Forums 9:30AM 5:15PM Youth Technology Camp 12:00PM 1:30PM Student Luncheon Sponsored by Kraft Foods 7:00PM 11:00PM OPENING CEREMONY & RECEPTION 10:00PM 2:00AM Hospitality Suite Sponsored by Philadelphia Chapter 24 Hours 24 Hours Internet Cyber Café Sponsored by HP 10:00PM 2:00AM Hospitality Suite Sponsored by Philadelphia Chapter 24 Hours 24 Hours Internet Cyber Café Sponsored by HP 7/29/2010 Thursday 7:30AM 8:00PM Registration 8:00AM 10:00AM HSCC Oral Competition (Open to the Public) 8:00AM 10:00AM Delegates Meeting - By Laws 8:00AM 3:30PM ITSMF Board Meeting 9:00AM 11:00AM Executive Panel Discussion - NEW for 2010! 9:00AM 5:15PM Adult Forums 10:00AM 12:00PM General Membership Meeting 10:00AM 4:00PM IT Showcase Judging (Open to the Public) 12:00PM 1:30PM Student Luncheon Sponsored by Eli Lilly 12:15 PM 1:45 PM Plenary Session Sponsored by State Farm 1:00PM 4:00PM BETF Annual Meeting 1:30PM 3:00PM Executive Panel Discussion - NEW for 2010! 2:00PM 6:00PM HSCC Practice Session 3:30PM 4:30PM ITSMF New Member Orientation 4:00PM 5:00PM IT Showcase Awards Ceremony 4:30PM 5:30PM ITSMF Meeting 5:00PM 7:00PM Corporate Hospitality Reception Sponsored by WellPoint, Inc. 6:00PM 8:00PM Youth Networking Event 6:00PM 9:00PM ITSMF Reception (Invitation Only)
  23. 23. 2010 NATIONAL BDPA TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE PUBLIC AGENDA 6:30PM 8:30PM Corporate Hospitality Reception Sponsored by BDPA Chgo & US Cellular 7/26/2010 (Invitation Only) Monday 7:00PM 2:00PM 9:00PM 6:00PM Corporate Hospitality Reception Sponsored by JP Morgan Chase (Invitation National Executive Committee Meeting* Only) 6:00PM 9:00PM Chapter President’s Meeting* 10:00PM 12:00AM Candidates Q & A Panel 7/27/2010 Tuesday 10:00PM 2:00AM BDPA Hospitality Suite 8:00AM 5:00PM National Board of Directors Meeting* 24 Hours 24 Hours Internet Cyber Café Sponsored by HP 12:00PM 1:30PM National Board of Directors Luncheon* 7/30/2010 5:00PM 9:00PM Friday Registration Opens 7:00AM 24 Hours 8:00AM 24 Hours Student Breakfast Sponsored by US Navy Internet Cyber Café Sponsored by HP 7:00AM 8:30AM ITSMF Breakfast 7/28/2010 Wednesday 7:30AM 5:00PM Registration 7:30AM 8:00PM Registration 8:00AM 10:00AM ITSMF Meeting II 8:00AM 9:15AM Student Opening Ceremony 8:00AM 12:00PM National Delegates Meeting II - Election 9:00AM 5:00PM Adult Forums 8:00AM 12:00PM IT Showcase Exhibit - Poster Presentations (Open to the Public) 9:30AM 5:15PM Youth Technology Camp 8:00AM 6:00PM HSCC Programming Competition 12:00PM 1:30PM Student Luncheon Sponsored by Kraft Foods 9:00AM 11:00AM Executive Panel Discussion - NEW for 2010! 12:15PM 1:45PM Plenary Session 9:00AM 2:00PM Youth Technology Camp (YTC) O site Tour 7:00PM 11:00PM OPENING CEREMONY & RECEPTION 9:00 AM 5:15PM Adult Forums 10:00PM 12:00AM Candidates Meet & Greet (Regionalization VP & Directors) 10:00 AM 10:00PM 12:00PM 2:00AM ITSMF Workshop Sponsored by Philadelphia Chapter Hospitality Suite 12:00PM 24 Hours 6:00PM 24 Hours Career Fair & Technology Expo (Open to the Public) Internet Cyber Café Sponsored by HP 1:00PM 7/29/2010 5:00PM ITSMF Workshop Thursday 1:30PM 7:30AM 3:00PM 8:00PM Executive Panel Discussion - NEW for 2010! Registration 4:00PM 8:00AM 5:00PM 10:00AM Youth Oral Competition (Open to the Public) HSCC Technology Camp (YTC) Awards Presentation 5:00PM 8:00AM 7:00PM 10:00AM ITSMF Reception (Invitation Only) Delegates Meeting - By Laws 7:00PM 8:00AM 10:00PM 3:30PM Dignitaries Reception (Invitation Only) ITSMF Board Meeting 10:00PM 9:00AM 2:00AM 11:00AM BDPA Hospitality Suite Executive Panel Discussion - NEW for 2010! 24 Hours 9:00AM 24 Hours 5:15PM Internet Cyber Café Sponsored by HP Adult Forums 7:00PM 10:00AM 10:00PM 12:00PM Dignitaries ReceptionMeeting Only) General Membership (Invitation 10:00PM 10:00AM 2:00AM 4:00PM BDPA Hospitality Suite IT Showcase Judging (Open to the Public) 24 Hours 12:00PM 24 Hours 1:30PM Internet Luncheon Sponsored by Eli Lilly Student Cyber Café Sponsored by HP 7/31/2010 12:15 PM 01:45 PM Saturday Plenary Session Sponsored by State Farm 8:00AM 1:00PM 3:00PM 4:00PM Registration Meeting BETF Annual 10:00AM 1:30PM 3:00PM 3:00PM Career Fair & Technology Expo (Open 2010! Public) Executive Panel Discussion - NEW for to the 5:00PM 2:00PM 6:30PM 6:00PM Founders Reception - Lifetime Member Recognition Sponsored by Deloitte HSCC Practice Session & ITSMF 3:30PM 4:30PM ITSMF New Member Orientation 6:00PM 7:00PM AWARDS GALA RECEPTION 4:00PM 5:00PM IT Showcase Awards Ceremony 7:00PM 10:00PM AWARDS GALA 4:30PM 5:30PM ITSMF Meeting 10:00PM 1:00AM Student Dance 5:00PM 7:00PM Corporate Hospitality Reception Sponsored by WellPoint, Inc. 10:00PM 2:00AM BDPA Hospitality Suite Sponsored by BDPA Chicago Chapter 6:00PM 8:00PM Youth Networking Event 24 Hours 24 Hours Internet Cyber Café Sponsored by HP 6:00PM 9:00PM ITSMF Reception (Invitation Only) Note: Preliminary Agenda, event dates and/or times are subject to change.
  24. 24. Thanks to You, A beautiful day at the park feels like a lifetime of sunshine. It's just one more place we see the benefits of improving the lives of the people we serve. As one of the 2010 Best Companies for Blacks in Technology recognized by BDPA and WorkplaceDiversity.com, WellPoint is proud of our dedication to diversity. Still, with all that we've achieved, we will always strive to better attract, retain and develop top diverse talent. One way is through our Associate Resource Groups (ARGs), where employees work to develop and sustain our culture of inclusion, enhance and maximize customer relationships, and create and leverage leadership opportunities for all of our associates. Through these ARGs, we're able to better address our customers needs, and ensure that our workforce is as unique as our wide range of health benefits products. At WellPoint, diversity is more than just the 'right thing to do.' It's the way we approach business, how we interact within our communities, how we mobilize our employees and, more than anything, why we appreciate moments like this. Visit our booth at the BDPA Annual Conference Career Expo to learn more. You can also visit us online at: www.wellpoint.com/careers or fan us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WellPointCareers. ®Registered Trademark, WellPoint, Inc. ®Registered Trademark, DiversityInc Media LLC © 2010 WellPoint, Inc. All Rights Reserved. EOE
  25. 25. ExECUTIvE PANEL DISCUSSIONS NEW FOR NBDPA TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE! Thursday 9:00 – 11:00 AM Our Cyber World - Friends and Foes: What every business and individual needs to know before its too late Rear Admiral William Leigher – Deputy Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. TENTH Fleet Thursday 1:30 – 3:00 PM Small Business Engagements - Opportunities, Risks and Rewards: How to avoid becoming a failed business statistic David Dickson - Director, Small Business Administration, Philadelphia Region Phil Jaurigue - President/CEO, Sabre Systems, Inc Tom Kornekay – Chairman/CEO, Tekontrol Inc Friday 9:00 – 11:00 AM IT Workforce Development: How to prepare for the skills in highest demand James McArthur – VP Lockheed, Center for Innovation Eloise Young – VP/CIO, Philadelphia Gas Works Terry Halvorsen – Deputy Commander, US Fleet Cyber Forces Command Friday 1:30 – 3:00 PM Federal IT Initiatives: What’s Next? Are you ready? John James – Director, National Security Personnel System Transition Office Robert “Bob” Whitkop – Naval Next Generation Network (NGEN), Special Programs Office Anthony McMahon – Director, Enterprise Computing Center, Internal Revenue Service. Dr. Anthony Junior - Director, Office of Naval Research CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 26
  26. 26. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS Rear Admiral William E. Leigher Deputy Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Rear Admiral Bill Leigher, a native of Appleton, Maine, graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 1980 with a Bachelor in Political Science degree. He attended the Naval War College, graduating in 1994 with a Master in National Security and Strategic Studies. In 1981, he was commissioned as an ensign at Officer Candidate School, Newport, R.I. His initial assignment was aboard USS Thorn (DD 988) as a communications officer. In 1984, he reported to the Surface Warfare Officers School in Newport, R.I., as the fleet communications instructor. In 1987, he was selected for lateral transfer and designated a naval cryptologic officer. Later in 1987, Leigher was assigned to U.S. Naval Security Group Activity Hanza, Okinawa, Japan, as morse and non-morse division officer. In 1990, he was assigned as the staff cryptologist for commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Group 2 in Charleston, S.C. During this tour he completed two deployments embarked in USS America (CV 66), which included combat action during Operations Desert Storm, Desert Shield and Southern Watch. In 1992, Leigher was assigned to the Office of Naval Intelligence Detachment, Newport, R.I., as a war-gaming specialist. In 1995, Leigher was assigned to COMUSNAVEUR in London, England, as the cryptologic operations officer. In 1998, he reported to commander, Naval Security Group Command, Fort Meade, Md., for assignment as deputy director for Information Technology and Communications and was subsequently assigned to the Pentagon as the executive assistant to the deputy director for Cryptology. In 2002 he reported to the National Security Agency as a senior operations officer in the National Security Operations Center. In July 2004 he reported as the deputy director for Information Operations at Naval Network Warfare Command. He recently served as director, Information Operations, Washington, D.C. on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations. He reported to his current assignment in December 2009. Leigher wears the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), the Navy Achievement Medal (two awards) and various unit and campaign medals. 27 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  27. 27. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS James D. McArthur, Jr. Vice President, Lockheed Martin Corporation Center for Innovation James D. McArthur, Jr. (Jim) joined Lockheed Martin in October 2007 and is the Vice President for the Center for Innovation. The Center for Innovation, located in Suffolk, Virginia, is referred to as “The Lighthouse”, as it is a beacon for innovation and horizontal integration across the many Lockheed Martin lines of business. The Center is a dedicated facility and environment for the purpose of advanced concept development and rigorous experimentation within Lockheed Martin and with government and industry partners. It provides the core functions of systems engineering, integration management, operations analysis, distributed networks, and modeling & simulation. Ultimately, the operator and the engineer come together at the Center for Innovation to find the best concepts and solutions for our customers. Jim is a native of Bennettsville, S.C., and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1972. Jim served on active duty for 35 years with the United States Navy. He retired as a Vice Admiral and as the Commander, Naval Network Warfare Command. His previous assignments were as the Director of Operations (J-3) at the U.S. Space Command and the Director of Global Operations (J-3) for U.S. Strategic Command. During his Navy career, he flew carrier-based tactical aircraft and later served on operational staffs responsible for space, nuclear, network, cyber and overall information operations. He served as commander of the Harry S. Truman Battle Group during significant operations in the Arabian Gulf early in 2001. Jim has also held several senior strategic planning and policy assignments on the Navy Staff and Joint Staff. Jim and his wife Elaine reside in Suffolk, Virginia. CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 28
  28. 28. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS David C. Dickson, District Director, Small Business Administration David C. Dickson, a native of Youngstown, Ohio, is serving as the District Director for the Philadelphia District Office of the Small Business Administration. As District Director, Dickson is responsible for the delivery and management of the Agency’s financial and business development programs throughout the eastern 40 counties of Pennsylvania. For 40 years prior to his permanent appointment in January 2006, Dickson was the Plant Manager for Stanley LaBounty, in Two Harbors, Minnesota; a major part of The Stanley Works’ Hydraulic Division. In that position he was responsible for the management and all operations for the manufacture and distribution of hydraulic excavator attachments (shears, universal processors, concrete pulverizers, and grapples) for the scrap, demolition, and general contractor markets. Prior to Stanley, Dickson spent 30 years as the Plant Manager for Cirrus Design Corporation in Grand Forks, North Dakota, The Grand Forks plant manufactured high-tech composite airplane parts (wings, horizontal stabilizers, fuselages, bulkheads, etc) for the SR20, the first airplane in history to have a certified aircraft parachute recovery system. Earlier in his career, he was the Assistant General Manager for a Teleflex Inc plant in California, a Program Manager for an electro-optics defense manufacturer in Florida, and an Associate Pastor in a Baptist church in Wichita, Kansas. In 1975, he graduated as an Industrial Engineer from Youngstown State University in Ohio, after which he served honorably for over 11 years as an officer in the United States Army. While in the Army, Dickson earned his Masters of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology and attended the Defense Systems Management College in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia. Dickson has worked as a volunteer in several Chambers of Commerce and a Star City Commission, being especially active in workforce and economic development initiatives. He has held positions on four charitable Board of Directors; to include the Minnesota Chapter of the March of Dimes. He has been married for over 35 years to his high school sweetheart, the former Barbara Rickert of Youngstown, Ohio. They have 3 daughters and 10 grandchildren in Wichita, KS (Tyson); Minneapolis, MN (Cameron, Caleb, Ava); Wichita Falls, TX (Savannah, Alivia, Emilie, Evelyn); and Joshua, TX (Trinity, Hailee). 29 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  29. 29. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS Dr. Anthony V. Junior, Director, Office of Naval Research Dr. Junior serves as the Director, Department of the Navy’s (DON) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program Office. Dr. Junior issues program guidance and administrative instructions and monitors their implementation. He has the responsibility to encourage, develop, implement, manage, evaluate and report on activities and programs that strengthen and support the capabilities of HBCU/MIs to participate in Naval science and technology research programs, education programs, and contracting opportunities. Dr. Junior is the principal advisor to the Chief of Naval Research, Director of the Navy’s Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Program, and the Director of Research and Technical Director of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) on issues related to HBCU/MIs. In addition, Dr. Junior manages the education, outreach, and workforce development program portfolio for ONR. In this capacity, Dr. Junior develops, implements, and manages programs and activities to enhance the quality and increase the quantity of US scientists and engineers trained to pursue DoD technical requirements. Dr. Junior served as Deputy Director, ONR Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization and Deputy Director, Systems Engineering Division at the Office of Naval Research. He has also served as Director of Computer Security, as a systems engineer, and as a systems programmer at the ONR. Dr. Junior earned his Ph.D in urban higher education administration from Jackson State University, Jackson, MS. Dr. Junior attended Assumption College, Worcester, MA and Strayer University, Arlington, VA where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration and a Masters in Business Administration. He also earned a professional certificate in finance for managers from the Harvard University Business School. Dr. Junior is a DoD certified Acquisition Professional and an industry certified systems engineer/systems programmer. CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 30
  30. 30. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS John James, Director, National Security Personnel System (NSPS) Transition Office Mr. James is currently assigned as the Director, National Security Personnel System (NSPS) Transition Office, within the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He is directly responsible for the Congressional mandates to transition approximately 225,000 employees from NSPS to an appropriate statutory non-NSPS personnel and pay system. He is also responsible for developing new flexibilities under authorities granted to the Secretary of Defense in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010, including: an enterprise-wide performance management system; new hiring flexibilities; and a DoD Workforce Incentive Fund to recognize individual and team performance and to attract and retain employees with superior qualifications or abilities. Mr. James assumed these new responsibilities after serving more than 28 years with the U.S. Navy helping to construct and maintain this Nation’s surface and subsurface fleet. He was selected for the Senior Executive Service in May 2000. Mr. James began his career in government civil service in 1981 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard where he worked as a Nuclear Ship Superintendent responsible for the repair of Nuclear Aircraft Carriers, Nuclear Cruisers, and Fast Attack Submarines. In 1986, he transitioned to Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters, Submarine Directorate, Fast-Attack Submarine Program Management Office (PMO). During the next seven years working in the Program Office, Mr. James served as the Senior Electrical Engineer, Branch Head for Submarine Electrical Systems, and Senior Project Engineer for Post Shakedown Availabilities. Expanding his experience beyond the world of electrical engineering, Mr. James transferred to Chief of Naval Operations staff in January 1994 where he worked in the Industrial Facility and Policy/Resources Branch followed by a stint as program analyst in the Office of the Director, Programming and Resources. From CNO staff, he transferred to the staff of Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Ships) where he was responsible for ship and aircraft depot maintenance. In 1995, Mr. James returned to NAVSEA and worked in the AEGIS Program Office as the Assistant Air Defense Systems Manager. June 1997, Mr. James was promoted to the position of Technical Director, Submarine Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) Engineering Management Division and was the Technical Authority for all submarine technical issues. In May 2000, Mr. James served in the Senior Executive position of Deputy Program Manager, Strategic and Fast Attack Submarine Programs. The following year, he was designated Program Manager for Submarine Repair and Overhaul for the Submarine Directorate. In June 2002, Mr. James assumed the duties of Executive Director, Undersea Warfare responsible for the maintenance and repair of all in-service submarines in addition to oversight of the submarine safety program. Mr. James was appointed as the Executive Director, Logistics, Maintenance and Industrial Operations in April 2006 responsible for the Navy’s ship maintenance, environment and logistics policy, processes, and execution oversight. He also provided oversight of the four Supervisors of Shipbuilding as well as the private and public shipyards. Mr. James assumed his current duties in January 2010. In addition to his primary duties, Mr. James has been a leader in various Navy initiatives to ensure diversity across the military and civilian workforce. He Chaired the Department of the Navy African American Senior Executive Service Advisory Committee advising the Under Secretary of the Navy for matters concerning diversity of the Senior Executive Service. He was a major player in leading joint NAVSEA/Office of Naval Research efforts to expand Navy related research partnerships with colleges and universities across the nation, especially with institutions that have a focus on the minority population such as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Mr. James was also deeply involved with various Navy and NAVSEA initiatives to increase interest by the future workforce (elementary, high school and college students) in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 31 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  31. 31. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS Some of the various awards, special recognitions and designations Mr. James received during his 28 year civilian career with the Navy included receipt of the DON Superior Civilian Service Award (2010), serving as a Senior Advisor on Diversity to the Chief of Naval Operations (2008), receipt of the National Society of Black Engineers Golden Torch Award for Lifetime Achievement in Government (2007), Presidential Rank award (2006), Black Engineer of the Year Award - Special Recognition (2004), receipt of the Department of the Navy Nathaniel Stinson Equal Employment Opportunity Award for Leadership (2004), the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award, and Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition) Certificate of Excellence for Success in Acquisition Reform. Mr. James received his Undergraduate Degree from Howard University and Master’s Degree from Florida Institute of Technology. He has also attended the Harvard School of Business and the Keenan-Flagler Business School. He is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community. CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 32
  32. 32. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS Mr. Terry Halvorsen Deputy Commander, Navy Cyber Forces Mr. Terry Halvorsen, a native of Trainer, Pa., graduated with honors from Widener University with a degree in History. Mr. Halvorsen was commissioned a Regular Army second lieutenant in May 1980. He was a distinguished military graduate and a George C. Marshall award winner. Following graduation and commissioning, he attended Army Officer Basic Course and the Intelligence Officer Course. His first assignment was as Executive/Operations Officer Army Intelligence Detachment Pensacola, supporting the Army’s training with the Navy at Hurlbert Field. During this tour Mr. Halvorsen attended various special operations courses and obtained a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology from the University of West Florida. Mr. Halvorsen’s active and reserve tours include Commander, Intelligence Security Detachment Combat Support Coordination Team 1, Republic of Korea Operations Officer Directorate of Security Fort Benning, Commander HHC 361st Civil Affairs Brigade (CAB), Intelligence Officer 361st CAB and Executive Assistant Commanding General 350th CA Command. Mr. Halvorsen was recalled to active duty numerous times in support of Operation Just Cause, Desert Storm and Joint Task Forces in Central and South America. Mr. Halvorsen entered Federal Civil Service in 1985 as the Curriculum Instructional Standards Officer for Navy Cryptology Training, Corry Station Pensacola, Fla. He has held numerous positions in the training community to include Deputy for C4I Training, Director Training Policy and Standards, and Director of Assessment where he was one of the principal architects of the Navy’s Training reengineering efforts. Mr. Halvorsen was personally selected for the CNO-directed Executive Review of Navy Training (ERNT). This was a comprehensive review of all aspects of Navy training resulting in the Navy’s Revolution in Training to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Navy training. At the conclusion of the ERNT project Mr. Halvorsen was selected as the Director of Task Force Excel Atlantic, charged with accelerating the revolution in Navy training. Beginning in January 2003 with the establishment of Naval Personnel Development Command (NPDC), Mr. Halvorsen served as the Executive Director for NPDC, Norfolk, Va., and the Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) CIO (Chief Information Officer). In February, 2006 Mr. Halvorsen was designated Acting Executive Director, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC)/MPT&E Echelon II. Mr. Halvorsen officially reported as deputy commander, Naval Network Warfare Command on October 30, 2006. Mr. Halvorsen’s personal awards include the, Superior Civilian Service, Meritorious Civilian Service, Legion of Merit, and Meritorious Service Medal. He is a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow, and an Excellence in Government Leadership Fellow. 33 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  33. 33. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS Robert Whitkop Executive Director, Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN), Dept of the Navy Mr Whitkop is a Senior Executive (HQE) in the Department of the Navy. After a career in Navy Surface Warfare and strategic and tactical telecommunications, he spent five years in Industry with large and small companies and as president of his own small business supporting Navy and Joint Programs for telecommunications, networks, and security. He has extensive experience operating global communications operations as well as software development and business operations. Mr Whitkop was actively involved in interoperability issues effecting DHS, DoD, and FEMA including Navy ROC/EOC development and security issues. He has been directly involved in developing the strategy and consolidations and implementation for Data Centers and Wide Area Networks and played a key role in developing the concepts behind global enterprise management of networks that evolved into the Navy’s current strategy for delivery of Enterprise network capabilities through Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) and Base Level Information Infrastructure (BLII) OCONUS. His broad based experience in Defense Working Capital Fund business organization gives him unique insight into the issues facing Industry both inside and outside the Department of Defense. He has tremendous operational experience in command and control requirements and solution development including design and operations of numerous command facilities. Prior Naval service of 26 years, included senior management positions in tours with the Naval Network Warfare Command (NETWARCOM), Naval Network Operations Command (NNOC), Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NCTAMSLANT), Regional Staffs, and the CNO’s staff (OPNAV/N6). CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 34
  34. 34. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS Philip P. Jaurigue President and Chief Executive Officer Philip Jaurigue, president and founder of Sabre Systems, Inc., began his career in private industry supporting Navy shipbuilding and aircraft programs. He founded Sabre in 1989, and has served as its president since its inception. Mr. Jaurigue’s primary focus and responsibility is to provide strategic business leadership to drive the direction, stability and growth of Sabre. Mr. Jaurigue is a frequently scheduled speaker at the Wharton School of Business and the Entrepreneur’s Forum of Greater Philadelphia. He is also part-time co-host on the weekly radio show, “Executive Leaders Radio” WHFS 1580AM in Washington, DC. He was the recipient of the Greater Philadelphia Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award for IT Solutions for his commitment to exhibiting his entrepreneurial spirit. Outside of Sabre, Mr. Jaurigue serves as President of the Philadelphia 100 Alumni Association and, as such, organizes professional development programs for member firms. He also serves as Chairman of Strengthening the Mid-Atlantic Region for Tomorrow (SMART), an organization supporting research and development and technology based opportunities in the 4-State Region (DE, MD, NJ & PA). He is a board member of Gilda’s Club of Delaware Valley, a support organization for those living with cancer and their families. His role is to promote awareness of its programs and develop strategies for organizational growth. Mr. Jaurigue is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from Temple University in Computer Information Sciences. 35 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  35. 35. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS Thomas S. Kornegay Tekontrol, Chairman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Thomas S. Kornegay is chairman, founder and chief executive officer of TeKONTROL, Inc. Until recently, he also served as the company’s president and chief operating officer. As chairman and CEO, he provides strategic direction to the company he founded in 1986. Under his leadership, TeKONTROL has grown to a multi-million dollar business enterprise with more than 60 employees and current operations in the United States and eight other countries including the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, the Republic of Columbia, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of India, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Kenya and the Republic of the Philippines. TeKONTROL has provided support to more than thirty countries through its U.S. Army and U.S. Navy contracts. Mr. Kornegay had previously served as project manager for American Systems Corp. following his military career. The Company has been recognized for its outstanding performance and community service by a number of organizations. TeKONTROL has also been cited by the Orlando Sentinel has an outstanding workplace for families. A U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. Kornegay served for 24 years in a variety of engineering, logistics and maintenance management and staff positions. He earned his bachelor of arts degree (Cum Laude) in business administration from Orlando College in 1985 after earlier receiving an associate of arts degree from Southwestern College, Chula Vista. CA. Mr. Kornegay is active in a myriad of civic and community activities and has served in leadership positions in many of them, including the Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, the Black Business Investment Fund Board of Directors, the Orange County Historical Society Board of Directors, the COMPACT Board of Directors, the Greater Orlando Small Business Chamber Executive Board, the African American Chamber Board of Governors, the Florida Chamber Board of Governors, the Leadership Orlando Alumni Board of Directors and the Greater Orlando Leadership Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. Kornegay was also a state of Florida delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Small Business. CONFERENCE GUIDE / National BDPA Technology Conference 36
  36. 36. ExECUTIvE PANELIST BIOS Eloise Young VP/CIO, Philadelphia Gas Works Eloise Young has been the Chief Information Officer of the Philadelphia Gas Works since August 2007. She brings more than 20 years of experience to the position. As CIO, Eloise oversees a $10 million operating budget and is responsible for delivering IT capabilities to PGW’s 1,800 employees. Prior to her appointment, she served in a number of positions in PGW’s Information Services Department including Director of Technical Strategy and Support, Manager of Systems Services, System Administrator in both the Unix and CICS environments, DBA, and applications developer. Career highlights include a mainframe hosting project which resulted in $400,000 annual savings in actual out-of-pocket operating costs associated with running surviving legacy applications as well as the debut of customer registration, rfp and career online sites @pgworks.com. Ms. Young, through her technical and energy-sustaining crusade is leading Project Greenhouse. The goal of Project Greenhouse is to integrate ENERGY STAR-rated hardware into the utilities IT infrastructure. Ms. Young is a native Philadelphian who loves her city and enjoys doing volunteer work for area community groups. She is also part of the core team that spearheads the Philadelphia Gas Works’ annual United Way fundraiser. 37 National BDPA Technology Conference / CONFERENCE GUIDE
  37. 37. The Navy can land you here. Get a scholarship worth up to $180,000 with the Navy ROTC program. Go to mynavymyfuture.com for more information. C 2009. Paid for by the U.S. Navy. All rights reserved.

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