Ana Roldan
Company: Miami Dade College, AVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Business oriented IS professional with over fifteen (15) years of IT security experience encompassing more than ten (10) years leading information security, risk & compliance teams at an Enterpris...

Sessions: Building an Insider Threat Program
Anjali Leon
Company: Pragmatic Project Leadership, Agile Coach and Consultant

Anjali is owner and principal coach at Pragmatic Project Leadership LLC, a South Florida based Agile Coaching, Training, and Consulting Practice, where she and her collaborators help organizations, te...

Sessions: Agile Serious Play - Learn Agile Through Games, The Case for Agility
Asif Malik
Company: ABCo USA Inc., Founder and CEO

Asif Malik is an independent consultant in IT Architecture and Design space. He has interest in Human Development in general the role IT plays in it. He is currently engaged with offshore companies to...

Sessions: Cognitive Computing: The present and the future
Bill Mann
Company: Centrify, SVP of Products and Chief Product Officer

Bill Mann is Senior VP of Products and Chief Product Officer at Centrify, where he is responsible for product strategy and marketing. Prior to Centrify, Mann held various management and product manag...

Sessions: Centrify Keynote: Rethink Security – Identity is the new security perimeter
Blain Barton
Company: Microsoft, Senior IT Pro Evangelist

Raised in Spokane Washington, Blain Barton has been with Microsoft for over 22 years and has held many diverse positions and is the author of "Microsoft Public Cloud Services - Setting Up Your Busines...

Sessions: Microsoft Azure and the Internet of Things
Brian Beach
Company: Amazon Web services, Cloud Architect

Brian is technology leader with more than fifteen years of experience in software development and cloud architecture. He has been with Amazon Web Services since 2014 and currently works a Solutions Ar...

Sessions: AWS Cloud for Higher Education
Carmen Suarez
Company: Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County’s point person for all Smarter Cities initiatives

Carmen Suarez has been an employee of Miami-Dade County for over 34 years. Upon completion of her Bachelor of Science in Systems Analysis degree at the University of Miami, she joined the Information ...

Sessions: Cognitive Computing: The present and the future
Chad Simpson
Company: City Furniture, Office of the CIO Business & Research Analyst at City Furniture

Chad Simpson is an IT professional currently working at City Furniture in the role of “Office of the CIO, Business Analyst”. He has been actively involved in the IT industry all of his profession...

Sessions: A Journey to the Cloud - Panel presented by CloudHesive
Charles C. Irizarry
Company: Tinker.Build, Enlight Research, Rokk3r Labs, Founder Tinker.Build, CTO of Enlight Research. Co-founder of Rokk3r Labs

Charles has lead a successful career in managing sophisticated, multidisciplinary technology teams and has launched over 20 platforms and products across multiple businesses and industries. He is also...

Sessions: Charles C. Irizarry
Dan Rawsthorne
Company: Chief Scientist, 3Back LLC

Dan Rawsthorne has been applying agile for a mighty long time. Dan began his agile life with the biggest long-term user of agile principles: the military. He later traded the war room for the trainin...

Sessions: The Scaling Problem
Daniel Vacanti
Company: Actionable Agile, Co-founder and CEO

Daniel Vacanti is a 20+ year software industry veteran who has spent most of his career focusing on Lean and Agile practices. In 2007, he helped to develop the Kanban Method for knowledge work and ma...

Sessions: When will it be done - Probabilistic Predictions
David Goodis
Company: Revelex, CEO & Founder

David Goodis started Revelex Corporation on the idea that advancements in technology can be used to make travel easier and more accessible. As CEO of the company, Goodis has used that mission to make ...

Eric Casas
Company: Office Depot / Karas-Wilders Group, Agile Coach

Eric is an Agile specialist who has over 18 years experience in Software Development, Technology and Business Consulting for large (Fortune 100) and medium corporations, as well as early stage compani...

Sessions: Agile Serious Play - Learn Agile Through Games
Ed Omland
Company: Amazon Web Services, Global Head of the Growth Partner Segment

Ed Omland is the leader for the AWS Growth Partner Segment & the US Managed SI/ISV Segment. Ed leverages his decade of experience in telco, hardware and SaaS businesses both in sales and partner o...

Sessions: AWS Keynote: Cloud is the NEW Normal -Brought to you by CloudHesive
Guy Boy
Company: Florida Institute of Technology, Dean of the School of Human-Centered Design Innovation and Art

Guy André Boy is a computer scientist, as well as an aerospace and control engineer. He obtained his PhD in automation and systems design in 1980 at École nationale supérieure de l’aéronautique ...

Jack Thomas Tomarchio
Company: Xero-Day Cyber Inc, EVP Cyber Strategy

In 2005 Mr. Tomarchio was appointed by President George W. Bush to be the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis. In 2007 he was elevated to the po...

Sessions: Cyber Space and the craft of intelligence -AND- The intelligence officer as futurist
Jason Yee
Company: DataDog, Technical Writer & Evangelist

Jason Yee is a Technical Evangelist and Writer at Datadog, a SaaS-based infrastructure and application monitoring platform. He works to inspire engineers and developers with the power of metrics and m...

Sessions: Monitoring 101: Finding Signal in the Noise
Jeff Rogers
Company: IBM, Director, NA Government and Healthcare, IBM Analytics.

Jeff leads the North American team responsible for Industry Solution sales to government and healthcare clients. Focus solutions areas include Health and Human Services programs, Smarter Cities/Govern...

Jennifer Torlone
Company: Amerijet Holdings, Inc, CIO and Senior Director, Technology and Information Services

Jennifer S. Torlone is the CIO and Senior Director, Technology and Information Services for Amerijet Holdings, Inc. Since joining Amerijet in May of 2011, Jennifer has positioned the company to becom...

Sessions: Building a Culture of Innovation within Corporate IT Departments
Jerald Dawkins
Company: True Digital Security, CEO and Founder

Jerald Dawkins is the CEO and Founder of True Digital Security and has extensive experience in regulatory compliance, technical risk assessments, penetration testing, web application vulnerability ana...

Sessions: Security Tales from the Trenches: Challenges in implementing a robust security program
Jim Walker
Company: CloudHesive, CEO

Innovative leader in managing and enabling companies through the use of technology, management, and process. Over 15 years of work experience both managing and hands on experience. The majority of my ...

Sessions: A Journey to the Cloud - Panel presented by CloudHesive
Joe Homnick
Company: Homnick Systems, CEO

Joe Homnick is a Microsoft Regional Director since the start of the program over 20 years ago and is a principal owner of Homnick Systems (HSI), a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner located in Boca Rato...

Sessions: Data Science: Current State of the Art
Joe Raio
Company: Microsoft, Sr. Technical Evangelist

Joe Raio is a Microsoft Technical Evangelist based in Pompano Beach, Florida. As a technical evangelist, Joe primarily focuses on presentations leveraging the Microsoft Stack focused on website develo...

Sessions: Big Data, IoT, and Machine Learning - How to make smarter decisions
Joseph Cutrono
Company: Ultimate Software, Human Capital Management Software

Joseph Cutrono runs the Research Team at Ultimate Software. He and his team are currently working on testing out new product ideas. He has worked for Ultimate Software for over 10 years building Human...

Sessions: What if you were able to deploy software to your users with the push of a button?
Kathy Van Pelt
Company: Randstad Technologies, VP, Strategic Marketing

Kathy Van Pelt is the Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Randstad Technologies, a leading technology talent and solutions provider in the US. She is responsible for all areas of marketing ...

Sessions: 2016 IT Workplace trends - key aspects of talent recruitment and retention
Kyle Kanouse
Company: Olympusat Media, Director of Software Development

Kyle is a Florida native, born in Coral Springs. He is a graduate of the University of Florida, and he specialized in information systems at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Techn...

Sessions: Going Serverless: How to create, build and deploy on AWS
Laisa de Almeida
Company: 3C Interactive, Scrum Master

Laisa de Almeida is an experienced servant leader currently working with Scrum teams at 3CInteractive in Florida. She helps organizations, teams and individuals on their journey to Agility. She is ex...

Sessions: Kanbanizing Team Gadget - 3C Interactive's Journey From Scrum to Kanban
Mahesh Neelakanta
Company: FAU, Director of Information Technology

Mahesh is the Director of Information Technology for the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University. His areas of interest include Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, ...

Sessions: Build Your Own IoT Infrastructure Using Low Cost Devices and the Public Cloud - A Practical Tutorial
Mark Agulnik
Company: Marcum LLP, Southeast IT Risk & Assurance Services Leader

Mark Agulnik serves as the Southeast IT Risk & Assurance Services Leader. Mr. Agulnik’s practice includes overseeing SOC engagements,Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal control and internal audi...

Sessions: Applying Lessons Learned from the Payment Card Industry across your Organization
Mark Grossman
Company: TANNENBAUM HELPERN SYRACUSE & HIRSCHTRITT, Technology and Outsourcing Lawyer; cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center; Member of the New York and Florida Bars

Mark’s practice focuses on enterprise IT and outsourcing deals. His clients have ranged from Fortune 100 companies to middle market companies in many diverse industries including car rental, oil and...

Sessions: A Great Leader Must Be a Great Negotiator - How to Become the Best Negotiator in the Room
Martin Ingram
Company: Arise Virtual Solutions Inc., Senior Vice President and CIO

Martin Ingram is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Arise. Martin joined Arise in April 2012 and is responsible for all information technology of the organization. Prior to ...

Matthew Lavoie
Company: PowerDMS, Sr. User Experience Designer

Matt Lavoie loves solving real problems for real people, and inspiring others to do the same. He is a Sr. User Experience Designer at PowerDMS, a cloud based crucial content platform serving verticals...

Sessions: Applied Design Thinking
Monty Wright
Company: Vormetric. a Thales Company, Principle Solutions Architect

Mahesh is the Director of Information Technology for the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University. His areas of interest include Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, ...

Sessions: Understanding Encryption Options for Amazon Web Services EC2
Neil Redmond
Company: e-Builder Inc,., Director IT & SaaS Operations

Neil Redmond is the Director IT & SaaS Operations at e-Builder, Inc. in West Palm Beach, Florida....

Rich Kroll
Company: Modernizing Medicine, Director of Engineering

Rich Kroll is the Director of Software Engineering for Modernizing Medicine, an innovative healthcare IT company that sits at the intersection of health IT, big data, predictive analytics and cloud co...

Rob Partee
Company: Amazon Web services, U.S. East Professional Services Amazon Web Services

Robert Partee is a an experience software professional with 30+ years of industry experience. Robert is currently the Southeast Managing Consultant for the AWS Professional Services consulting organi...

Ryan Gillis
Company: Paloalto Networks, VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Global Policy

Ryan serves as Vice President of Cybersecurity Strategy and Global Policy for Palo Alto Networks where he is responsible for developing corporate policy, serves as the company’s primary interface fo...

Sessions: Ryan Gillis - Paloalto Networks
Sanjay Deo
Company: 24by7Security, Inc., CEO

Sanjay Deo combines over 20 years of Cybersecurity security and compliance experience. At 24By7Security, the corporate mission is to assist clients with building a “defensible platform” in the...

Sessions: Borderless Enterprise and Invisible Enemy
Prateek Singh
Company: Ultimate Software, Principal Agile Coach

Prateek Singh has been leading and working on agile teams for the 10+ years. Starting with XP, then Scrum and now working in a Kanban system, Prateek has gained a breadth and depth of knowledge regard...

Sessions: When will it be done - Probabilistic Predictions
Stephen Coty
Company: Alert Logic, Chief Security Evangelist

is the Chief Security Evangelist at Alert Logic in Houston TX. He formally ran the Threat Research team building threat content and delivering threat intelligence to our partners and customers. Before...

Sessions: Emerging Threats and Strategies of Defense
Steve Abraham
Company: Amazon Web services, Solutions Architect

Steve Abraham is a solutions architect for AWS and has spent most of his career designing and developing enterprise-scale distributed systems for companies and organizations such as T-Mobile USA, the ...

Sessions: What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas? Not Really - A recap of AWS re:invent 2016
William Hahn
Company: VoxelRx, Co-founder and CEO

William Edward Hahn is the co-founder and CEO of VoxelRx, a Deep Learning, Medical Imaging Company based in Boca Raton, FL. William graduated from Guilford College in 2008 with a degree in Mathematics...

Sessions: Big Data, IoT, and Machine Learning - How to make smarter decisions, Intermediate Machine Learning

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