Powering the Agile Enterprise
 
Seattle Agenda
Thursday, April 12
7:45 am - 4:30 pmRegistration Open
7:45 am - 8:30 amBreakfast and Conversation
8:30 am - 8:45 amIT Roadmap: Overview and Opening Remarks
Derek Hulitzky, VP, Content Development and Strategy, IDG Enterprise Events
8:45 am - 9:15 amCapabilities of Analyzing Hundreds of Millions of Daily Events to Improve the Customer Experience
Sean Chighizola, SVP, Information Technology and Engineering, Big Fish Games
9:15 am - 9:45 amEmpowering the Citizen Developer to Scale Digital Transformation Across the Enterprise
Roy Higgs, Enterprise Technical Specialist, K2
9:45 am - 10:15 amThe Cloudification of the Enterprise
Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing , Pluribus Networks
10:15 am - 10:30 amMorning Networking Break
10:30 am - 12:10 pmMorning Breakout Sessions
10:30 am - 11:00 amAdapt, Adopt, and Improve: Pulling Your Multicloud Together
Robin Gareiss, President, Nemertes Research
Cybersecurity in a Virtual World
Johna Till Johnson, CEO & Founder, Nemertes Research
Why Analytics Are Critical to IoT Success
Zeus Kerravala, Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research
11:05 am - 11:35 amRethink Beyond Traditional Networking Toward a Secure Digital Perimeter
Robin Manke-Cassidy, Director of Product Marketing, Citrix
Better Security Through Understanding the Way Users Work
Mike Tran, Systems Engineer, Code42
Why Cloud Visibility is the Foundation for Cloud Security
Nelson Cottier, Senior Solutions Engineer , Ixia A Keysight Business
11:40 am - 12:10 pmCommunications and Collaboration in the Digital Workspace
Robin Gareiss, President, Nemertes Research
Modernizing IT Infrastructure for Improved Agility
Steve McDowell, CIO, Seattle Housing Authority
Engineering Excellence Delivered Through Program Management
Kristin Mauck, Director, Technical Program Management, Nordstrom
12:15 pm - 12:45 pmIT Roadmap Panel of Industry Experts
Robin Manke-Cassidy, Director of Product Marketing, Citrix
Jeff Gray, CEO and Co-Founder, Gluware
Nelson Cottier, Senior Solutions Engineer , Ixia A Keysight Business
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch & Expo (Lunch served until 2:00pm; Expo open until 4:30pm)
2:00 pm - 3:10 pmAfternoon Breakout Sessions
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmAutomating the Enterprise Network to Gain Agility and Compliance
Michael Haugh, Director of Technical Marketing, Gluware
An Alternative Approach to DRaaS – No Sweat with Performance Guarantees
Max Lindauer, Evaluation Engineer , Unitrends
Solution Provider Presentation
2:40 pm - 3:10 pmSecuring Today’s Multicloud and IoT Environments
Navneeth Naidu, SVP and Director, Information Technology, Columbia Bank
What is the IT Audit, and Why Does It Matter?
Steve Mar, Lecturer, Seattle University; Instructor, University of Hawaii at Manoa; ISACA Expert Speaker
IT Executive Case Study
3:20 pm - 3:50 pmTechnologies to Watch: Machine Learning, AI, Cognitive Computing and More
Johna Till Johnson, CEO & Founder, Nemertes Research
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmReception and Passport Prize Drawings in Expo
4:30 pmEvent Concludes