Visionary Investor, Cisco Chairman Emeritus John Chambers to Keynote FAIRCON24

FAIRCON24 - John Chambers Keynote

Expect to have your outlook on tech, cyber, AI, risk, the economy, and even your career path expanded when John Chambers, the outspoken former Executive Chairman and CEO (and current Chairman Emeritus) of Cisco, takes the stage to keynote the 2024 FAIR Conference, October 1 & 2 at the Fairmont Hotel, Washington, DC.

Early Bird tickets for FAIRCON24 end on May 31. Reserve your seat today.

In 20 years ending in 2015, Chambers transformed Cisco into a tech giant, growing annual sales from $1.2 billion to $47 billion, leading the company through the dotcom market crash of the early 2000’s, and acquiring 180 companies along the way.

He continues his M&A leadership now through JC2 Ventures, an investor in  16 active companies, including Safe Security, the technical advisor to the FAIR Institute.

Chambers was an early investor in AI (“it will be bigger than the internet and the cloud combined,” he says), in Indian startups (“India will be the biggest economy in the world”) and he is a believer in the future for cyber risk quantification (CRQ). As he wrote in Techcrunch:

“I look at win-win scenarios for every investment I make. If you look at advanced CRQ solutions from an ROI standpoint, using risk quantification methods could reduce the cost of a potential data breach by 48%, per IBM. This is a substantial win for business leaders, risk owners, security teams and investors.”

The FAIR Conference is the premier event in risk management that brings leaders in cybersecurity and operational risk management together to explore best FAIR™ practices that produce greater value and alignment with business goals.

In addition to the John Chambers keynote, FAIRCON24 will offer many other industry leading CISOs sharing their experiences building including Matt Rowe, CSO at Lloyds Bank, Michael Elmore, CISO at GSK, Michael Johnson, CISO at Meta Financial, Mark Tomallo, CISO at Victoria’s Secret, Kevin McCarty, CISO at Cigna, and many more!

Our theme this year is "Managing Cyber Risk at the Speed of the Business". Select topics to be covered in more than two dozen conference sessions include: 

  • Establishing the CISO as a Business Partner
  • The Future of Digital Risk Management
  • Navigating the Complexities of Assessing and Managing AI Risk
  • Strategies for Optimizing Cyber Insurance and Mitigating Risk
  • Unlocking Regulatory Alignment: Harnessing FAIR Standards for Effective Dialogues with Regulators
  • Embracing a True Risk-Based Approach to Third Party Risk Management

Attendance at FAIRCON24 offers 7 CPEs. Pre-conference FAIR Analysis Fundamentals Training earns you 16 CPEs. 

Early Bird tickets for FAIRCON24 end on May 31. Reserve your seat today

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