Vikram Phatak, CEO and Chairman of NSS Labs, discussed cyber attacks and the best strategies to prevent them.
"We have people running around the planet that had these big computers with an insatiable desire for data that now have social tools and all these people want to connect, want to engage and want to transact via their tool of choice."
Scott Sparks, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Senior Vice President of Client Services for Proxima, discussed cost externalization, and how it impacts a chief financial officer in today's highly competitive corporate world.
Patrick Salyer, Chief Executive Officer at Gigya, discussed the importance of social marketing to provide businesses with valuable data.
"You cannot give out digitally investing money with me in any way or form unless you accept that you’re dealing with a global market. One thing doesn’t go with the other. If you go digital, it’s because at the end of the story, right or wrong, you want to spend faster and broader your message."
In today's highly competitive job market, applicants are searching for any competitive advantage. As a result, more employment candidates are using LinkedIn to build their resumes and find rewarding careers at companies around the globe.
"Nothing drove me crazier as a general counsel and then as a CEO than people who showed up only when they’d seen there was a problem. [He or she would] show up and say, 'I’m going to solve your problem,' but I always want to say, 'But where were you when there wasn’t a problem? How are you interested in my business? What are you doing for me when you can’t bill 1,000 hours a month and charge me $1 million?' I always used to say I was looking for a relationship, not a date."
Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer has big plans for his organization.
"We’ve created an economic value framework which essentially says the following: if you think about patients and how you could identify more patients earlier before they enter by way of the OR or the ER, you can interact with that patient."