Jane Landon, CIO of the NYC Department of Finance & former-Microsoft CIO presents: So you want to become a CIO? Be careful what you wish for! In January of 2007, Jane L. Landon joined New York City Department of Finance as Deputy Commissioner & Chief Information Officer (CIO). The Department of Finance is responsible for collecting city revenues. As CIO, Jane is responsible for all systems and technology supporting the Agency’s 17 Divisions. Prior to joining the Department of Finance, Jane was the General Manager and CIO for Microsoft’s WW Public Sector, where she was responsible for process and technology supporting that business segment. Prior to this position she was General Manager of .Net Market Development. She and her team were responsible for developing .Net’s market presence, in the Fortune 100 and Global 100 enterprise customer market place. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jane was with Prudential Financial, where she was the CIO for the Prudential Institutional Division. In this role Jane was responsible for all systems and technology that supported the six businesses in the division. Prior to this position she ran all new application development for the Retail Insurance Division at Prudential. Jane has also held key technology positions at Bankers Trust Company and Chase Manhattan Bank, NA. OUR LAST EVENT by Tammy Hepps, CTO of NBC Universal iVillage has attracted press coverage! An HD-video (720p) of the event along with the presentation slides and a reprint of the press article are at http://www.LeadIT.us/hybrid-biz-tech-synergy/How-to-Get-Your-Tech-Startup-Taken-Seriously-by-a-Big-Company This will be a joint-Meetup with 6-groups (2,200+ members!), so the networking opportunities will be outstanding! Special thanks to our sponsors Microsoft Windows 7, Avinu Beyond the Cloud, Sun Microsystems, Vork enterprise framework and Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite! Avinu is a high-performance Content Management System built on the amazing Vork framework & powered by the blazing MongoDB NoSQL database! Avinu Beyond the Cloud is a free hosted solution to create your own web site using Avinu CMS without installing or coding anything (signup takes just 30-seconds!) http://www.Avinu.org AUDIO PODCAST => Managing a Next Generation Data Center Interview with Ben Grimes, CTO of Avocent & former IBM Distinguished Engineer with 17-years tenure! http://www.LeadIT.us/hands-on-tech/Managing-a-Next-Generation-Data-Center AUDIO PODCAST => CIO Advice: IT Strategies in a Bad Economy Interview with Pamela Rucker, VP of IT at Phillips Services Corp. http://www.LeadIT.us/hybrid-biz-tech-synergy/CIO-Advice-IT-Strategies-in-a-Bad-Economy FUTURE of IT => 10 IT Management Predictions For 2010 Compiled from interviews with 10 IT management experts including the CEO of SSH Communications Security and the CEO of VMTurbo. http://www.LeadIT.us/it-business-management/10-IT-Management-Predictions-For-2010-We-Asked-The-Experts This tech-event will very-appropriately take place at Sun Microsystems, 101 Park Avenue (corner of 40th St.) on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 Power-Networking at 6:30pm Presentation starts at 6:45pm PLEASE NOTE: RSVP MUST INCLUDE YOUR FULL NAME! Sun Microsystems security will ask for ID which must match the RSVP, if your Meetup account does not have your first & last name then please enter it into the comments-field when you RSVP.