April 2019 – Blockchain

Blockchain! If you’re in IT or watch the news chances are you’ve heard this word lately. Come out to the next RISE meeting on April 11th as Rob Perry discusses Blockchain technology.

Join us as Rob Perry, Chief Information Security Officer of Carilion Clinic, discusses the who, what, and why of Blockchains. We’ll peel through the hype and misinformation to better understand the technology and its applications.

Special thanks to Carilion Clinic for hosting this event! See special notes on parking and directions to room below.

Event Details
topic icon Blockchain
calendar icon April 11, 2019 @ 5:30pm
location icon Carilion Clinic Riverside III Conf Rm 3A, 3 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA

Presenter Bio:

Robert Perry is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Carilion Clinic, one of the largest hospitals and healthcare providers based in southwest Virginia, serving nearly one million in the Virginia community and surrounding areas.

As an expert in the technology industry, Mr. Perry’s charismatic speaking style and passion for technology and cybersecurity have made him a sought after speaker at conferences. Speaking topic range in areas including: cybersecurity systems, and tools, attack and counter attack cybersecurity response systems, authentication and access control.

Mr. Perry is a high performance IT leader with over 20 years’ experience managing cybersecurity, technology systems and networking. His business and technology experience has allowed Mr. Perry to align technology initiatives with corporate and organizational business objectives.

He holds dual masters degrees: Masters in Technology Management and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA). Mr. Perry’s licenses and certificates include: CISSP (retired), CISA, CCSP, and CCNA-Voice.

Venue Parking and Notes:

Park in the side lot or Riverside Center parking garage and use the main building entrance (faces parking). Take the stairs or elevator to the 3rd floor. Follow signs to Conference Room 3A. Staff at the main entrance information desk can assist with directions to the conference room if needed.


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