November 15, 2021

Keynote speakers include Inspiration4Mission SpaceX Flight Commander & Shift4 Payments CEO Jared Isaacman, Mandiant CEO Kevin Mandia, Former Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, CyberVista Founder & CEO Simone Petrella and more

CNBC’s 3rd annual year-end TEC Summit, held on Wednesday, November 17 in New York, NY with a concurrent virtual experience, will be CNBC’s first in-person event since the pandemic began

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., November 15, 2021– CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the speaker lineup for the 2021 Technology Executive Council (TEC) Summit, taking place in New York, NY with a concurrent virtual experience on Wednesday, November 17th at 12pm ET. CNBC’s TEC Summit is sponsored by CDW, Comcast Business, IBM, Nasdaq and Salesforce.

A surge in high-profile ransomware attacks and concerns over supply chain disruptions in the last year have posed tremendous threats for technology executives in a variety of industries including public and private corporations, nonprofit organizations and government entities. Notable concerns over labor shortages and a talent skills gap also continue to plague the business community. Leaders in the technology space address these critical issues including cybersecurity, developing tech talent pipelines, digital transformation and more.

CNBC’s TEC, the premiere council of technology executives exclusively assembled by CNBC, is set to convene its flagship technology conference for top executives to hear from industry experts and their fellow TEC members. The idea exchange between speakers and TEC’s influential C-Suite members, 30% of whom hail from Fortune 500 firms, will provide key takeaways for the entire business community.

Sessions will include: The View from the Front Lines, Skills Gap Success Stories, Technology and National Security, Presentation: Predicting the Pace of Innovation, among others.

CNBC anchors and reporters will moderate the interviews and content from the program will be featured on CNBC’s Business Day programming and CNBC Digital.

2021 TEC Summit speakers will include:

Gerald Chertavian, Year Up Founder & CEO Anil Dash, Glitch CEO Cherif Gamra, TechNext COO  Jared Isaacman, Inspiration4Mission SpaceX Flight Commander, Shift4 Payments CEO Christopher L. Magee, TechNext Co-Founder & CEO  Kevin Mandia, Mandiant, Inc. CEO  Leon E. Panetta, Former Secretary of Defense  Simone Petrella, CyberVista Founder & CEO  Anuraag Singh, TechNext Co-Founder & CTO

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About CNBC Technology Executive Council:

TEC is the premiere council of technology executives assembled exclusively by CNBC. Now in its third year, this CNBC editorial initiative presents an ongoing discussion focused on how companies employ breakthrough technologies to solve problems and power growth, designed to capture the collaborative spirit of successful organizations and surface best practices of transformative organizations. From corporations — public and private — to nonprofits and government entities, the CNBC Technology Executive Council comprises top tech executives who are transforming organizations by leveraging innovation and disruption.

Summit audience includes TEC members – CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, Chief Product Officers, Chief Digital Officers, and other senior technology executives – across a wide range of industries and companies. The membership also consists of technology stakeholders in the government and nonprofit sectors, academics, business leaders, and technology influencers.

The TEC Summit is an exclusive event for members; learn more about the TEC and apply for membership at

About CNBC:

CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage, business content and general news consumed by more than 547 million people per month across all platforms. The network’s 15 live hours a day of news programming in North America (weekdays from 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC’s highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

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