Exponential IT:
9 Areas You Need to Focus On

Wednesday, January 10, at 1:00 PM ET | 10:00 AM PT

Webinar Summary


Technology disruptions are coming fast, and IT leaders will have to lead the charge through the inherent uncertainties and embrace the opportunities. They will have to develop and prioritize new practices through Exponential IT, leveraging exponential technologies to create value and results, both for IT and for their organization. Info-Tech offers an integrated set of principles across nine domains to help IT leaders change the trajectory of their organizations.

Join our webinar to learn more about Exponential IT, its implications across the many capabilities of our IT Management & Governance Framework and the nine areas you need to focus on to thrive in this new era for IT:

  • Strategy, Risk & Governance
  • Financial & Vendor Management
  • Service Planning & Architecture
  • People & Leadership
  • Security & Privacy
  • Applications
  • Data & Analytics
  • Infrastructure & Operations
  • Project & Portfolio Management

Webinar Speakers


Aaron Shum

Vice President, Research & Advisory

  • Aaron Shum is a Vice President in the Security & Privacy Research and Advisory Practice at Info-Tech Research Group. With 25+ years of experience across IT, InfoSec, and Data Privacy, he currently specializes in helping organizations implement comprehensive information security and cybersecurity programs, as well as comply with data privacy regulations such as the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation and the California Privacy Rights Act.

  • Prior to joining Info-Tech Research Group, Aaron led the GDPR compliance efforts of a large multi-national enterprise with over 80 locations spanning across 24 countries including US, Canada, and various countries in Europe, Asia, and Australia. Holding the credentials of Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Aaron's practical experience includes interpreting and applying the GDPR regulation across all different business functions, such as HR, IT, marketing, sales, etc. He recently led the development of the Info-Tech’s quantitative privacy framework.


Mark Tauschek

Vice President, Research Fellowships

  • Mark Tauschek is the Vice President, Infrastructure Research Practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Previously, Mark was a Principal Consulting Analyst at Info-Tech and has been in the networking and telecommunications field for over 15 years.

  • Prior to joining Info-Tech Research Group, Mark co-founded a wireless network professional services firm, Vokal Wireless, and acted as Principal Consultant providing wireless expertise to mid-sized organizations across all vertical markets. Mark has also held senior management positions at Azonic Networks Inc., AT&T Canada (MTS-Allstream), and Maxlink Communications Inc.


Fred Chagnon

Principal Research Director

  • Fred Chagnon is a Principal Research Director for Info-Tech Research Group. His background is largely rooted in IT infrastructure and operations, coming from a fifteen-year career in data center networks and server infrastructure.

  • In his time with Info-Tech Research Group, the focus of Fred's research and advisory work has been around core infrastructure topics such as enterprise storage and networking and their shift to the software-defined solutions. He has also worked with countless organizations on developing their strategy for adopting Office 365 and preparing to move other workloads to the cloud. More recently Fred's focus has shifted to building research products and conducting advisory engagements for IT service providers, managed service providers, and consulting practices.


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