IT Roadmap Chicago 2015
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
7:30 am - 4:15 pmRegistration
7:30 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast and Conversation
8:15 am - 8:30 amWelcome and Overview
John Dix, Editor in Chief, Network World
8:30 am - 9:00 amKeynote: Building a Strong IT Foundation that Leverages Cloud at GE Capital
Snehal Antani, CIO & Chief Architect, GE Capital
9:00 am - 9:30 amDynamic Networks Powered by SDN
Rupesh Chokshi, Director, Product Management, AT&T
9:30 am - 10:00 amThriving in a Hybrid World
Ric Telford, Vice President, IBM Cloud Services
10:10 am - 12:00 pmMorning Breakout Sessions
10:10 am - 10:40 amThe Cutting Edge of Cloud & Next Generation Apps
Guy Courtin, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research
The New Mobile Network Edge in the Era of the Cloud
Nolan Greene, Research Analyst, Network Infrastructure, IDC
DevOps Success: Making the Business Case
Stephen Elliot, VP, Research, IDC
Reducing Risk: The Evolution of Security
Pete Lindstrom, Research Director, Security Products, IDC
Connecting the Future: Trends in the Internet of Things
Zeus Kerravala, Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research
10:50 am - 11:20 amIndustry Perspective PresentationEthernet: The Power Behind Data Center Integration
Ken Greene, Director of Sales Engineering, Comcast Business
Third-party Performance Measurement: Why It’s Important
Jason Evans, Managing Director, Fastly
Enabling a Mobility-Transformed Business
Eric Bishop, SE Manager – Central Commercial Sales , Citrix
Industry Perspective Presentation
11:30 am - 12:00 pmMobile Data Access: The Next Generation of Healthcare IT
Tom Arkins BS, NR/EMT-P, PI, Chief of IT and Informatics , Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services
Building An Infrastructure for the Future
H. Frank Cervone PhD, MSEd, Director of Information Technology, School of Public Health at University of Illinois at Chicago
Change Management: The Application Portfolio Management Challenge
Kendra Von Esh, SVP & Chief Information Officer , Veolia North America
The Data Evolution: Visualization and Analytics for Better Decisions
Adam Stanley, Global Chief Information Officer, DTZ
Elegant IT: Serving People with Experience Design
Luis Serpa Andrade, Principal, Digital Experience – Customer Solutions, UL LLC
12:05 pm - 12:35 pmMobile Can't Be This Easy, Can It?
Sean Allen, Director of Product Strategy, OutSystems
Stacey Levine, Senior Solutions Engineer, OutSystems
12:35 pm - 2:00 pmLunch & Expo (Lunch served until 2:00pm; Expo open until 4:30pm)
1:15 pm - 1:45 pmExpo Hall Theater
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmManaging Hybrid Clouds: Linking Your Legacy to Your Future
Heath Newburn, Trianz Director of Technology , IBM
Physical Security and Converged Network Infrastructure
Nick Pintaro, Key Account Manager, Axis Communications
Leveraging Cloud Connected Storage for Limitless and Backup-less NAS
Fred Pinkett, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Nasuni
The Current Threat Landscape
Ryan Archer, Channel Sales Engineer, Sophos
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm5 Laws of Modern Applications
Lizzie Epstein, Director, Application Platform Marketing, Appian
Growing DDoS Threat: How to Detect and Defeat Attacks
Eric Dominguez, Director of IT Engineering, ServerCentral
The Future of Work
David Stafford, Head of Enterprise Technology, Dropbox
Next Generation Ethernet
Nick DeMaria, Director, Systems Engineering Americas, QLogic Corporation
3:20 pm - 3:50 pmYour IT Career Roadmap: Key Skills You Need for Success
John Milman, Information Officer Practice, Spencer Stuart
3:50 pm - 4:00 pmClosing Remarks
John Dix, Editor in Chief, Network World
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmReception and Prize Passport Drawing (in the Expo)