Sep 5 - 6, 2012

"GTC East, New York State government's premier conference on technology and innovation is transforming itself. Not to be outdone by our State's IT transformation initiatives, GTC East is introducing a new format and venue for the annual technology event. GTC East provides a unique opportunity for State's IT talents to engage colleagues, industry thought leaders, and top-tier companies to help advance the New York State technology capability. Much like the annual CIO Academy, GTC East will be a strategic, focused event and an incubator for sharing knowledge and brainstorming new ideas. Please join us and re-imagine how IT can help deliver better services to our fellow New Yorkers."

- Dan Chan, Acting Chief Information Officer, State of New York

Speaker Profile

Deborah A. Seeley

Organization & Leadership Development, Governor's Office of Employee Relations, State of New York

Deborah's expertise in Organization, Leadership and Management Development and Human Resources management is based on 25+ years in the private sector in financial services, insurance, telecommunications and education.

Since joining NYS in January 2009, Deborah acts as Senior Consultant for the Organization, Leadership and Management Development initiatives offered by the Governor's Office of Employee Relations (GOER.) These initiatives include Executive Team Strategic Planning, Organizational Change facilitations, NYS Leadership Institute-formerly Leadership Classroom, Leadership Forums, etc. Deborah also works on various special projects related to agency consolidations/mergers.

She has special expertise in training design and facilitation as well as coaching and leadership/management development programs. A major accomplishment for Deborah was the design, delivery and management of a corporate-wide management development program for KeyCorp, a $65 billion (assets) banking and financial services holding company. She was also the VP of Organization Development for KeyCorp Leasing, a $3.2 billion dollar subsidiary of KeyCorp.

Prior to joining the Governor's Office of Employee Relations and before relocating back to NYS, she was Director of Learning & Development for MFS Investments in Boston, MA and was also the Principal/Owner of By The Sea Consulting, a consulting firm specializing in organization, leadership and management development.

Deborah's educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the College of St. Rose and completion of the Advanced Graduate Program in Human Resources Management and Organization Development from Columbia University. She is certified in the use of the Myers- Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), several 360 degree assessment tools, as well as many other organization and leadership development assessment and learning tools.

She currently resides in Niskayuna, NY and enjoys her 2nd residence on Cape Cod, as often as she can.


Thursday Sep. 6 2:00PM

Navigating Transitions in the Workplace for New York State Information Technology (IT) Professionals

Todays ever-changing work environment of agency consolidations and mergers, staff reductions, performance accountability, increased customer and taxpayer expectations, and technological enhancements can be challenging. Change... more