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7th AnnualMidwest Association for Information Systems 2012

KeyNotes & Key Distinguished Speakers and Panelists

Building Bridges: Academia, Business, Government and Community


Dr. Alan Hevner
University of South Florida
Citigroup / Hidden River Chair of Distributed Technology
Senior Editor - MIS Quarterly
Served as NSF Program Manager
Dr. Dov Te'eni
Tel Aviv University, Israel
AIS President
Senior Editor MIS Quarterly
AIS is an international professional society of 4,000 members from 90 countries and a key player in the
advancement of the IS academic community.


Mayor Jim Schmitt Mayor James J. Schmitt
City of Green Bay


Brian CummingsBrian Cummings
Director, Information Risk Management Advisory Services N.A.
TATA Consultancy Services
Joe SmitsJoe Smits
Chief Information Security Officer
Associated Bank
Green Bay, WI

Judy LemkeJudy Lemke
Executive Vice President and CIO
Schneider National Inc.
Green Bay, WI

Kartik Ravel
Principal, Business Transformation
Fujitsu Consulting

David Richter David Richter, Ph.D.
Vice President, Kimberly-Clark
Neenah, WI

Mukul Sharma Mukul Sharma
Global Head - Program Management Consulting
TATA Consultancy Services

Mukul Sharma is the Global Head of the Program Management practice in TCS. He is responsible for growing the practice in terms of revenue as well as people capabilities while evangelizing the program management discipline both within and outside of TCS.
Tanya Townsend
Chief Information Officer
Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) – Eastern WI Division and Prevea Health
Anu Varma
Director of Information Systems and Solutions (ISS)
Menasha Packaging Company LLC

Government Agencies

Special Agent Byron P. Franz
FBI-Milwaukee Division
Byron Franz is a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and has worked national security investigations for over fifteen years.
Vernon Mosley Vernon Mosley
Senior Cybersecurity Engineer (FCC)
Vern Mosley is a senior cybersecurity engineer at the FCC in their Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau's Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability Division.

Non-Profit Security Technology Organizations

Jack Heinemann
Director, Wisconsin Security Research Consortium

A non-profit organization dedicated to delivering world-class science and technology solutions in response to our nation's homeland security requirements.