Presenter

Lori Sparks

Lori Sparks

Lori Sparks

Associate Partner and Leader, IBM Global Business Services (GBS) Security Strategy & Growth IBM Corporation

Lori Sparks is the appointed leader for the GBS Security Strategy and Growth (SS&G) Division leading the global security business and growth for both private and public sectors. Lori is responsible for bringing security offerings to global clients to protect against the ever-increasing threats.

Lori transitioned in to the SS&G Division previously from her former role serving as the Security Business Growth Leader for IBM's Public Services, Cyber and Biometrics (C&B) Service Line. As an executive, Lori was responsible for leading her Growth Enablement Team and oversaw business development and capture activities bringing differentiating cybersecurity solutions and services to answer clients' needs.

Lori has 30+ years of government and business management experience including winning, managing and expanding many large-scale and complex IT, cyber, and mission-operation programs. She has experience supporting the Intelligence Community, DoD, DHS and other Federal Civilian agencies. She is a recognized leader and an advocate for building our cyber talent, cybersecurity solutions and delivery across the U.S. Federal, Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security, Justice and State accounts. She served in many other leadership positions including leader for Corporate Campaigns, Industry Accounts, Business Development, and Program Management.

Lori's leadership resulted in the successful delivery of innovative security solutions that yielded cost savings and improved security posture for clients. As an example, she was the Program Executive for the largest cybersecurity program in the U.S. Federal Government. This program provided a three-phased technical approach that included tools, sensors and integration support services for all U.S. Federal Agencies.

Presenters

Dr. Mona Lisa Pinkney

Dr. Mona Lisa Pinkney

Senior Director of Governance, Risk, Compliance, Engagement & Geos at NIKE Global Technology

Niloofar Razi Howe

Niloofar Razi Howe

Sr. Operating Partner, Energy Impact Partners

Diane M. Janosek

Diane Janosek

President, Mid-Atlantic Regional Affiliate at Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS)

Lori Sparks

Lori Sparks

Associate Partner and Leader, IBM Global Business Services (GBS) Security Strategy & Growth IBM Corporation

Reginald Van Lee

Reginald Van Lee

Chief Transformation Officer, The Carlyle Group

Where

DreamPort Facility

When

Due to uncertainty regarding COVID-19, there is no event in 2020.

Email

Email: imagine@misi.tech