Keynote: Being Digital at Raytheon Technologies

Fall 2022

Raytheon Technologies is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. It is one of the largest aerospace, intelligence services providers, and defense manufacturers in the world by revenue and market capitalization generating 64.39 billion USD (2021) revenues and employing some 174,000. Raytheon Technologies is an engineering powerhouse with some 60,000 engineers, which is more than double the size that Amazon employees!

Raytheon is digitally transforming every aspect of its business from designing to building and maintaining products and services that outpace the threat and turn speed of delivery into the ultimate advantage. We’re moving faster to deliver better ideas, better designs, and a better partnership for our customers. We use advanced digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, multi-cloud computing and big data, to collaborate with our customers in real time and connect processes and data across every level of our organization to rapidly build customer trust and confidence.

In this keynote presentation Daniel Conroy, Raytheon Technologies’ Corp VP, Enterprise Infrastructure Services, shares the technical building blocks Raytheon uses to gain the digital transformation effect for its customers, partners, suppliers and employees. Joining Daniel for this discussion will be Joe Bernik, Cyber Security Executive, Bank of America, and Charles Blauner, President Cyber Aegis Consulting.


Chief Technology Officer, Digital, at Raytheon Technologies (RTX), responsible for the technical interests of the company’s Enterprise Services including the implementation of RTX’s technology strategy and vision, and the integrity of the company’s infrastructure and resources.

Previously responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of the company’s assets and its customers’ assets globally.

Experienced keynote / public speaker at Information Security events, and contributor to Information Security publications, such as:

  • secureCISO New York
  • RSA panelist
  • CISO Executive Summits
  • NEACS Cyber Security Summit
  • Feats of Strength Magazine
  • Security Current
  • FBI Academy
  • PC Magazine Desk-side Briefing
  • SC Magazine Congress
  • FS-ISAC Summits
  • BITS Working Group Meetings
  • BITS Emerging Payments Forum
  • Retail Forum
  • Shark Tank at RSA – 2016 and 2017
  • RSA Keynotes
  • Profiles in Confidence
  • Conversations with a CISO
  • Risk Committee Meetings
  • Board Meetings
  • OCC Meetings
  • Best Practice Seminars

Charles Blauner is an internationally recognized expert independent advisor on
Cyber Resiliency, Information Security Risk Management and Data Privacy.
Charles is the President of Cyber Aegis, a boutique cyber risk management
consultancy. Charles is also a Partner and the CISO in Residence at Team8
Ventures, a Venture Advisor at the Cyber Mentor Fund, and an Executive in
Residence at the Partnership for NYC FinTech Lab.

Previously, Charles had a distinguished career working on Information and Cyber
Security for over 30 years, 25 years in Financial Services, including being the Chief
Information Security Officer (CISO) at JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank, and most
recently the Global Head of Information Security at Citi.
During this time, Charles held numerous industry leadership roles including Chair
of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC), founding Director
of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), and
the Chair of the OpenGroup’s Security Program.

Charles has worked closely with banking regulators around the world (OCC, FRB,
BoE, MAS, and HKMA) to help reduce the risk posed by cyber threats to the
financial sector at large.

Charles is a regular conference speaker and has had the honor of appearing in
front of US House and Senate committees.

In 2015, Charles was recognized by his peers, winning the Wasserman Award,
which recognizes outstanding career achievement and contribution to the
Information Systems Audit, Control, Security, Risk Management, and/or
Governance professions.

Charles has a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California
(USC) and a B.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

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