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October 27-29, 2024 | Cleveland, OH

Fireside Chat:
Recent Hacks, Lessons Learned,
and the New Reality


Tuesday, October 29
2:00-3:00 pm
Hope Ballroom D

1 hour

In this insightful fireside chat, we bring together top industry experts to discuss recent cyberattacks, the lessons learned, and the evolving landscape of cybersecurity in the trucking industry. Moderated by Joe Ohr, this session will feature Erika Voss, Ph.D. from DAT Freight & Analytics, Todd Florence from Estes Express Lines, and Mike Zupon from Ward Transport & Logistics. They will share their firsthand experiences and offer practical advice for trucking executives navigating the complex world of cybersecurity, and the new realities of leading in this new era of building a cyber-resilient trucking operation.

As a trucking executive, cybersecurity is not just an IT issue; it's a critical component of your daily operations. Understanding the latest threats and how to combat them can protect your fleet, data, and reputation. This session is designed to provide you with actionable insights and strategies that you can implement immediately to enhance your organization's cybersecurity posture.

Join us for this eye-opening session to stay ahead of cyber threats and ensure the safety and security of your trucking operations.



Todd Florence

Chief Information Officer, Estes Express Lines

Todd Florence is the Chief Information Officer at Estes Express Lines. He is responsible for directing and developing Estes’ information technology (IT) teams to deliver outstanding results for the company’s business while driving its culture and the vision for Estes’ IT roadmap.

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Mike Zupon

Vice President of Technology, Ward Transport & Logistics

Mike started at Ward Transport and Logistics 36 years ago. He began his career as a programmer analyst (Assembler and Cobol). Throughout the years of LTL evolution, Mike's career evolved from Manager of MIS and Director of Information Technology to Vice President of Technology while earning his MBA from St. Francis of Loretto.


Erika Voss, Ph.D.

Vice President of Information Security, DAT Freight & Analytics

Erika Voss is the vice president of information security for DAT Freight & Analytics. In this role she leads the vision, strategy, and execution for all facets of security for this Supply Chain Logistics corporation. Erika brings two decades of extraordinary success in a series of high-level roles at top tier companies that include Capital One, Salesforce, Oracle Cloud, Microsoft Corporation and Amazon Web Services. 

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Joe Ohr (Moderator)

Chief Operating Officer, NMFTA

Joe Ohr has more than two decades of experience in technical operations, customer success management, customer support, and product support. Currently serving as the chief operating officer for the NMFTA, he plays a pivotal role in helping to advance the industry through digitization, classification, and cybersecurity.

*Disclaimer: Due to the confidential and sensitive nature of the information being discussed by speakers, this session is closed to the press. Attendees are encouraged to participate freely, knowing that their insights and discussions will remain private and secure.

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