Leigh McMullen
Gartner Keynote

Leigh McMullen

Distinguished VP Analyst
Leigh C. McMullen is a Distinguished Vice President, Analyst and Gartner Fellow in Gartner's CEO and Digital Business research team. Mr. McMullen leverages his experience as both a line-of-business manager and IT leader to provide CXOs with insight on navigating and making a difference within the C-suite.

Additionally, he provides clients with a holistic view of executive management leadership research, specializing on the topics of politics, influence, culture, business engagement, internal selling, marketing & communications. Mr. McMullen's Fellows work, the Delta Business Operating System examines business operating models which are designed to change and adapt rather than just scale.
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Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT
Guest Keynote: A Conversation with General Keith Alexander

With unprecedented tenure as head of the NSA, and over 40 years of top-level experience as a leader, General Keith Alexander is among the most influential American figures of the 21st century.
Paired with his experience as the first Commander to lead the U.S. Cyber Command and as IronNet Cybersecurity’s CEO and President, he’s recognized for his extraordinary contributions to the intelligence and national security affairs of the United States. In this conversation, General Alexander offers unique insight into this turbulent time in global affairs – examining the nation’s current state of affairs and what’s on the horizon. He offers solutions for staying ahead of the threats that any organization faces, to secure a prosperous future for generations to come.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT
The Top Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022-2023

Every year, Gartner produces impactful predictions across all practices. This presentation will compile the top predictions prepared by our cybersecurity experts for the year 2022-2023. Security and risk management leaders should monitor these trends to be successful in the digital era especially as most recognize that global change could potentially be one crisis away.

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 07:00 AM - 09:00 AM EDT
CISO Circle Breakfast: Pricing Cyber Risk

Join us for an exclusive townhall session with VP, Distinguished Analyst Leigh McMullen as he shares Gartner’s latest research proposals on pricing and quantifying cyber risk. With board-level interest at an all time high, leaders must be able to leverage principles of expected value and deterrence to provide assurance and value to the business. Attendees will also get a chance to shape the future of this research with their own experiences and practical implementations.

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
CISO Circle Workshop: Don’t Let Stress Burn You Out: Mindfulness 101 for Cybersecurity Leaders

CISOs work in high stress, high burnout environments. Despite scarce resources and evolving threats, executive management and boards depend on your leadership and assurance. Are you prepared to steer your enterprise through change and crisis? This CISO Circle session will offer actionable insights for personal effectiveness and a beginner-friendly guided mindfulness practice.

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT
Panel: The Future of War is Cyberwar, We're All on the Battlefield

When warfare happens by remote control, Net Superiority becomes the new Air Superiority, in this session Gartner and industry experts discuss the future of warfare in cyberspace, and how every enterprise is directly on the battlefield.

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM EDT
Guest Keynote: Cybersecurity, Geopolitics, and Information Warfare in the Modern Age

As a cybersecurity executive who has faced down the challenges of securing huge systems and investigating the actions of America's adversaries, Alex Stamos speaks from experience – drawing from his time leading security at Facebook and Yahoo to share today’s geopolitical drivers for information warfare.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.