Technology Summit 2021 Keynote Speakers

Thomas Mark Keith

Mark Keith

Business Development Manager


Mark Keith is the business development manager for Merlynn Intelligence Technologies Corporation, USA. He works with firms to implement rapid human-to-machine knowledge transmission using machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques. He helps firms to use Merlynn’s tacit object modeler (TOM) technology to transmit subjective knowledge from humans into logical, transparent models of decision-making digital twins, called virtual experts (VE), and implement the VE to augment human decision making, break decision-making constraints, and improve decision-making quality, consistency, and speed.

Karl Kuhnert

Dr. Karl Kuhnert

Organizational Research Psychologist and Professor of the Practice

Department of Organization and Management, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

Dr. Karl Kuhnert is an organizational research psychologist and professor of the practice in the Department of Organization and Management at the Emory University Goizueta Business School. He consults with firms and government agencies and teaches in the areas of leadership development, decision making, artificial intelligence, and works globally, helping leaders apply exponential and disruptive innovation and thinking in their organizations.

Daryl Plummer

Daryl Plummer

Distinguished VP, Analyst and Gartner Fellow, Chief of Research, Technology and Service Providers


Daryl Plummer is with Gartner, an international research and advisory firm. His research focuses on the strategic issues of cloud computing, digital disruption, and the unfolding of the future through predictions, trends and evolving digital business cycles. Mr. Plummer oversees research across the four roles of general manager, product managers, product marketers, and tech CEOs. In this role, he is responsible for the advancement and promotion of research to solve the critical problems of, and answer the key questions for, tech providers from engineers all the way up to and including the CEO and board of directors.

John Sileo

John Sileo


The Sileo Group

John Sileo lost nearly everything he valued to cybercrime, including his $2 million software company and more importantly, time with his baby daughters. Since facing jail time for cybercrimes he did not commit, John has used his experiences to become an award-winning author and highly sought-after cybersecurity expert from 60 Minutes to the Pentagon, USA Today to Rachel Ray. His satisfied clients include a "who’s who" of the Fortune 1000, government, associations, and organizations of all sizes. The CEO of a Colorado-based cyber think tank, an honors graduate from Harvard University and an inductee into the National Speakers Hall of Fame, John still values his remarkable wife and highly spirited daughters above all else.

Greg Sparrow

Greg Sparrow 

Senior Vice President and General Manager


Greg Sparrow has enjoyed over 20 years’ experience in privacy, information security and risk management.  His key focus includes managing and growing CompliancePoint as it senior vice president and general manager. Greg’s knowledge and experience spans multiple industries including healthcare, the payment card industry, public sector, retailers, sports and entertainment, cloud providers, banking, transportation, and hardware OEM.

Greg holds multiple IT and security certifications, covering the healthcare industry, encryption and key management, the payment card industry, and federal banking standards.