Phil Burnett, EVP – Security Operations/CISO, High Wire Networks


Phil Burnett brings two decades of executive security experience and credentials to the Overwatch by High Wire Networks team. He is currently the Company’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Most recently, he was CSO and director of IT Security at R1 RCM Inc. and a Security Operations Center (SOC) Manager at Sentinel Technologies.


Also, during his career he spent five years as HIPAA Chief Security Officer and DIACAP Information Assurance Officer for Delta Dental.


Burnett is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). He also has certifications in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials (GSEC).

Dr. Michael Chahino, CIO, Elgin Community College



Dr. Chahino has served as the Chief Information Officer at Elgin Community College (ECC) since May 2017. He is also an adjunct faculty member of ECC and taught in the areas of computer & information systems, economics, business, and management. Prior to working at ECC, Dr. Chahino worked in different capacities with DeVry University, the National University of Health Sciences, the Universal Technical Institute, and as a Research Economist at the Near East Bureau of the US State Department. 


Dr. Chahino earned a bachelor degree and a master degree in international economics from Illinois State University and has a doctorate degree in educational technology from Northern Illinois University. 


Daniel Charboneau, CISO and Solutions Engineer & Strategist, Anjuna


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Laszlo Gonc, Founder, Next Era Transformation Group



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James Kleckner, Security Architect, CUMA Mutual Group



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Annur Sumar, Chief Technology Officer, Cloud Unity


Annur Sumar is a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP and technology consultant in the areas of Infrastructure Design, Enterprise Content Management, CRM, Microsoft Azure, System Center and Cloud Technologies. Annur is an industry recognized leader and independent speaker around strategic service automation, technology driven process improvements, IT service alignment, engineering best practices and operations management. All of which are targeted in his presentations to helping businesses with complex IT environments lower Total Cost of Ownership and raising Return On Investments.


Prior to joining a Microsoft Partner Consulting firm, Annur served as a Vice President of Technology for Duff & Phelps. One of the world’s leading independent financial advisory firms serving client needs in the areas of valuation, investment banking, transaction advice, and dispute consulting. During his tenure at Duff & Phelps, Annur worked closely with Microsoft product teams and case study managers in providing invaluable feedback around how businesses such as his were able to benefit from cloud technologies that were molded into business solutions. As a Microsoft MVP and industry expert, Annur brings 10 years of experience to work actively with other MVPs and Microsoft Partners to provide industry insight and strategic direction.