SNW Fall 2011
Monday, October 10th
Geoffrey Moore, Managing Director, TCG Advisors, Venture Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and Best Selling Author.
Geoffrey Moore is a best-selling author, a Managing Director at TCG Advisors and a venture partner at MDV. Recognized as a leading business consultant to large companies facing formidable strategic challenges, Geoffrey works with established enterprises in his role of Managing Director of TCG Advisors. In this role, he divides his time between consulting on strategy and transformation challenges with senior executives and developing mental models to support the practice. With this focus in mind he has written Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution. Also recognized for his expertise in market development and business and investment strategies, as a Venture Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures he serves as an advisor to many of their portfolio companies by drawing upon best practices derived from his extensive background working with technology startups.

Geoffrey has made the understanding and effective exploitation of disruptive technologies the core of his life's work. His books, Crossing the Chasm, Inside the Tornado, The Gorilla Game, and Living on the Fault Line are best sellers and required reading at leading business schools. Highly regarded as a dynamic public speaker, Geoffrey is the founder of The Chasm Group and currently is the managing partner of TCG Advisors. Earlier in his career, he was a principal and partner at Regis McKenna, Inc., a leading high tech marketing strategy and communications company, and for the decade prior, a sales and marketing executive in the software industry.

He holds a bachelor's degree in literature from Stanford University and a doctorate in literature from the University of Washington.
Tuesday, October 11th

Joe Eng, Chief Information Officer, JetBlue Airways 
Joseph Eng
 is JetBlue's executive vice president and chief information officer, and is responsible for the value airline's IT strategy, development and execution.  Eng is a member of the executive leadership team of the airline.  Eng has organized JetBlue's IT goals around four themes: alignment with the business; leading, not just following; consistent, predictable, improving; and maximizing IT investment.  Eng and his team at JetBlue were recognized by CIO magazine with its CIO 100 for 2009. 
Eng was previously chief information officer at of SWIFT, where he led product development, technology, and operations for the world-wide provider of mission critical financial messaging services.  He was also president and chief executive officer of Spectrum Systems, a provider of IT solutions and services to the public and private sectors, and held leadership positions in the telecommunications industry with both Ameritech (now part of AT&T) and Bellcore, since renamed Telcordia Technologies. 

Maura Hart, CIO & Group Vice President, Information Technology, Winn-Dixie Stores
Maura Hart is CIO anf Group Vice President, Information Technology, for Winn-Dixie Stores.  She is responsible for the strategy, development and operation of all systems and technology that support Winn-Dixie.  Maura joined Winn-Dixie in 2005 as Director, Information Technology.  Her career spans more than 20 years in Information Technology.  
Prior to Winn-Dixie, Maura ran the IT department for one of Atlanta's Top 100 private firms.  Earlier, she spent nine years as a founding member of a consulting firm providing IT management services to retailers and distributors.  Maura's career began in consulting with Booz, Allen & Hamilton and Arthur Andersen. 
Maura has an MBA from Georgia Tech and a BS in Mathematics/Computer Science from Emory University.  She is a member of the GE Technology Finance Customer Advisory Council, FMI Technology Executive Forum, SAS CIO Customer Advisory Board, and RIS Editorial Advisory Board.
Phil Bullinger, Senior Vice President, Storage, Oracle 
 Phil Bullinger is Senior Vice President, Storage at Oracle. Prior to joining Oracle, he was the Executive Vice President and General Manager for the Engenio Storage Group, a division of LSI Corporation. His 25-year career in storage spans a number of engineering and management roles from silicon to system-level products.In the process, Phil has developed extensive insight into storage industry technologies and trends, and is a highly-regarded leader in the field.
Phil graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in Elec! trical and Computer Engineering from Kansas State University. He also graduated magna cum laude with a master of science degree in Management of Technology from the National Technological University. Phil holds five patents in the fields of storage technology and integrated circuit design.

Robert Logan, Director of Engineering, SAIC  
Robert Logan is the Director of Engineering for SAIC’s Information Technology Services team. His engineers and project managers design and build data center, network, compute, storage, conferencing, endpoint, and security services that support 41,000 employees at over 300 locations worldwide. Joining SAIC in November 2004, Logan’s infrastructure upgrade efforts resulted in him receiving Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders Award for 2007.
Today, his team is in the midst of building a new SAIC cloud infrastructure that will allow for faster, more scalable and on-demand IT services for SAIC employees. Prior to SAIC, Logan was a career Marine Corps officer with extensive experience in operational communications, systems engineering, and program management. He holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Washington State University, and a M.S. degree in electrical engineering and the post-master degree, Electrical Engineer, from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.
Wednesday, October 12th
 Andrew Lang, Chief Information Technology Officer, WellPoint
Andrew Lang is a senior vice president of Information Technology at WellPoint and has responsibility for enhancing the quality of products while simultaneously increasing the speed of delivery. in this role, he is responsible for all system design, development, testing and support of the WellPoint systems. 
A.J. joined WellPoint in 2009 and brings more than 25 years of IT experience managing global business initiatives in health care, banking and credit card industries.  He has a successful track record in driving technical, cultural and operational transformation and the on-time delivery of mission-critical business programs.  Previously, A.J. served as vice president of IT Services at Cargill where he was responsible for managing IT needs across 68 countries.  He also served in leadership roles at Aetna, U.S. Bancorp, Visa International and IBM, managing enterprise architecture, applications design, and development, data center, network engineering and testing organizations.. 
A.J. holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in computer science from Ohio State Univsersity and took post graduate classes at Standford University.  He also holds several patents in software development.  In his spare time, A.J. enjoys spending time with his family and being an active member of the community. 
Jay McLaughlin, CSO, Q2 Software
Jay McLaughlin currently serves as CSO of Q2 Software.  Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for CNLBank, where his responsibilities included delivery and execution of the bank's overall information technology strategy. Jay has over 13 years experience serving in various technology roles within the hospitality, real estate, and financial services industries.
Prior to his role at CNLBank, Jay served as Vice President of Information Technology for CNL Retirement Properties, the third largest publicly registered health care REIT in the United States. He has held various technology roles in other organizations including Healthcare Property Investors and Hard Rock Cafe International.
In 2010, ComputerWorld selected and recognized Jay as a Premier 100 IT Leader for his leadership and contribution in the industry. He has been featured and quoted in various industry publications including ComputerWorld, CIO Magazine, American Banker, and the ABA Banking Journal.

Jay is a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and holds a bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Central Florida.

Tom Soderstrom, CTO, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Tom Soderstrom serves as the IT Chief Technology Officer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where his mission is to identify and infuse new IT technologies into JPL’s environment. He has led a collaborative, practical, and hands-on approach with JPL and industry to investigate emerging industry IT technology trends that matter especially to JPL, NASA, and large enterprises. He is also leading adoption of the relevant emerging technologies at JPL.

Some of these include extreme collaboration, social networking, mobility, cyber security, green IT, IT Consumerization, visualization, big data, and Cloud computing. In short, enabling working with anyone from anywhere on any data and using any device.

Tom has led remote teams and large scale IT best practices development and change efforts in both small startups and large commercial companies, in international venues, and in the US Government arena. Some of the companies Tom has worked for include Telos, enterWorks, User Technology Associates, Digital Island, Exodus, Cable & Wireless, and Raytheon.
Julia King, Executive Editor, Events and National Correspondent, Computerworld 
Julia King is an award-winning business and technology journalist with more than 20 years experience covering a wide range of topics, from IT executive leadership and technology workforce management to cloud and grid computing, business intelligence and data analytics technology and IT return on investment models. Ms. King was the founding executive editor of the award-winning ComputerworldROI magazine and spearheaded Computerworld’s coverage of information economics.
Prior to joining Computerworld in 1994, Ms. King worked for nearly a decade as a reporter and writer for national business and technology magazines. She also worked for five years as a daily newspaper reporter and later, as a features writer and editor. Her IT reporting has earned her a Jesse H. Neal Award, often referred to as the Pulitzer Prize of the business press. She is also the recipient of numerous editorial awards from the American Society of Business Press Editors. She is a frequent presenter and panel moderator at industry conferences and the chairperson of Computerworld’s flagship IT Leadership Conference, the Premier 100. She is editor of a book titled Executives’ Guide To The Wireless Workforce, which was published by John Wiley & Sons. Ms. King holds a Master's Degree in International Relations and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, both from University of Pittsburgh. She is based in Ridley Park, Pa.