Advocate, Connect, Educate
Our country’s infrastructure and security systems are the gateway to the economic engine of small businesses. With the increased use of the technology platforms, systems, and information during the current pandemic, business leaders and owners are making adjustments to address the increased level of threats to their livelihoods.
Our symposium will feature technology experts and speakers from agencies and corporate partners who specialize in cybersecurity, providing real-time prevention information to better position us to defend our companies against cyber attacks in our ever-changing world.
Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.
In addition to her role as CISO, Sydney is a member of the CEO’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council, the executive sponsor of the IT Diversity and Inclusion Council, and the executive sponsor for the local Pride Alliance People and Business Resource Group chapter.
Sydney has over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity. Prior to joining Bristol Myers Squibb, she served as Vice President of Cyber at Capital One Financial.
Dr. Francis (Frank) Spampinato currently serves as the Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development (GC/BD) at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). His team supports thousands of small businesses every year as they compete for over $500 billion in federal prime contracts and billions more in subcontracts.