2010 Speaker List

Hear from IT leaders and industry experts in more than 100 sessions at the leading business technology event.

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Bette Walker

CIO Emeritus, Delphi

Bette Walker most recently served as vice president and chief information officer for Delphi Corporation, a leading global automotive supplier. In this position, Walker was responsible for global strategic and operational information technology. Walker served as a member of the Delphi Strategy Board, the company’s top policy-making group, and as a key member of the Global Transformation and the Transition Services restructuring boards. Walker joined Delphi in 1997 as chief information officer for the company’s then largest division, Delphi Engine Management Systems before becoming chief information officer for Delphi’s global entity. Walker previously served as the vice president of Information Technology with AlliedSignal, Inc. in the Automotive and Aerospace sectors. Prior to AlliedSignal, she held several positions with Digital Equipment Corporation including director of Information Technology for Latin America. Walker earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of New Hampshire and attended the Executive MBA Program at Boston University. In 2000, she completed the Global Leadership Executive Development Program at Harvard University. Walker served on the Research Board and Oakland University Board of Visitors for the School of Business Administration from 2004 through 2009. She has been recognized by ComputerWorld as one of the Premiere 100 Information Technology leaders and by Automotive News as one of the 100 Leading Women in the North American Automotive Industry. Walker’s leadership received five consecutive CIO 100 designations and the InformationWeek 500 ranking of innovative information technology organizations for five consecutive years. Walker is recognized as an expert in the areas of restructuring and vendor management and is a frequent speaker in Information Technology and leadership forums.

Sessions

  CIO Bootcamp: Imagination Delivered - CIO as Innovator - Day One
  CIO Bootcamp: Imagination Delivered - CIO as Innovator - Day Two