Netsync’s Mark Lynd and Hugh Miller discuss insurance liabilities related to remote workers, establishing and deploying Continuity of Operations plans to address current and future emergencies, and, once the COVID-19 pandemic is over, how organizations can transition back to normal operations and establish new remote working strategies and policies.
Hugh Miller | Head of Innovation and Strategy
Hugh Miller, Head of Innovation and Strategy, has almost 30 years’ experience as an IT, Innovation, Digital Transformation, and Cybersecurity leader. He has held senior leadership positions in several industries, including technology startups, dotcom, insurance, utility, higher education, hospitality, and government. Most recently he was the CIO for the City of Dallas, where he overhauled the IT department and brought creative and innovative leadership to the city. Hugh has also served as the CIO and CTO for the City of San Antonio, where he pioneered many Smart City initiatives, including various Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions, and acted as the innovation and cybersecurity leader for the city’s government. Hugh has been recognized by ComputerWorld as one of its Premier 100 IT Leaders, as San Antonio IT Leader of the Year, and by Tech Titan as Top Tech Executive.
Mark Lynd | Head of Digital Business
Mark Lynd (CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP), Head of Digital Business, is a Top 25 ranked and recognized global thought leader, speaker, and practitioner for Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Data Center. Mark has served as a CIO, CTO, CISO, and/or Board Member for several global enterprises for the last 20+ years. Mark was named an Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of Year – Southwest Region” Finalist and presented the Doak Walker Award on ESPN’s Awards Show to a national television audience. He is, and has been, an in-demand thought leader and keynote or featured speaker for Oracle, IBM Watson, Cisco, Cohesity, Intel, and many organizations at numerous events. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Tulsa and honorably served in the US Army in the 3rd Ranger Battalion & 82nd Airborne.