IT Roadmap Conference & Expo Boston

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Thursday, August 9, 2012
7:45 am - 8:30 amRegistration and Breakfast
8:30 am - 8:45 amIT Roadmap: Welcome and Overview
Andrea D'Amato, Publisher, Network World
8:45 am - 9:15 amBuilding a Leadership Culture: A Roadmap for Turning IT into A Game Changer
Jay Leader, SVP and CIO, iRobot
9:15 am - 9:45 amStrategies for Managing Distributed IT Environments
Anne-Marie Gignac, Vice President, Networking Solutions, APC by Schneider Electric
9:45 am - 10:15 amA Wi-FI Revival
GT Hill, Director of Technical Marketing, Ruckus Wireless
10:15 am - 10:30 amMorning Break
10:30 am - 12:10 pmMorning Breakout Sessions
10:30 am - 11:00 amThe Consumerization of IT: Should You Worry About It?
David K. Johnson, Senior Analyst , Forrester Research
The Service Management Challenge
Zeus Kerravala, Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research
The Reality of Multiple Client Devices
Bob O'Donnell, Program VP, Clients and Displays, IDC
The Changing Role of Wan Optimization
Bob Laliberte, Senior Analyst, ESG
The New Datacenter Network: Furthering Holistic Data Solutions
Lucinda Borovick, Program Vice President, Enterprise and Datacenter Networks, IDC
11:05 am - 11:35 amBYOD Ate My Network – but My Next Generation Firewall Saved it
David Buckwald, Director, Systems Engineer, Dell SonicWall
Keys to Network Success - WAN Optimization & Network Performance Management
Mark Day Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Riverbed Technology
What is a "cloud ready" data center and how to get there
Steven Carlini, Senior Director, Data Center Global Solutions, APC by Schneider Electric
11:40 am - 12:10 pmMobile Device Management in the Age of Big Data
Bhaskar Banerjee, Director, Enterprise Architecture – Corp IT, iRobot Corporation
Building a Network and Technology Infrastructure to Support Mobile Device Management and Applications
Steve Snyder, CIO & CTO, Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
Using Agile Techniques to Deliver an Enterprise Applications Strategy
Chad Wright, Director, Management Information Systems, athenahealth
Foundations for Architectural Success: Creating an Enterprise Architecture Organization & Developing a Technology Roadmap
Matthew Postulka, Applications Portfolio Manager, Arbella Insurance
Business Continuity: Utilizing the Cloud in the Real World
Brandon Brown, Chief Information Officer , Trident Marketing
12:15 pm - 2:00 pmLunch & Expo (Lunch served until 2:00pm; Expo open until 4:30pm)
1:15 pm - 1:45 pmExpo Hall Theater
2:10 pm - 3:15 pmAfternoon Breakout Sessions
2:10 pm - 2:40 pmMalware Defense – Three Truths No-One wants to believe
Richard Wang, Manager, SophosLabs, Sophos
The Jump to Light Speed: A Case study of Real World Fiber Deployment
Gary Hoffstein, Vice President, Technology Officer, Blue Hills Bank
Nicholas Bolintiam, Enterprise Operations Manager, Comcast Business Services
Next-Generation Firewalls for Profitability and Growth - US Cellular Case Study
Robert Slayton, Enterprise Account Manager, Dell SonicWall
Is there a Doctor in the House? -- Business Demands and IT Solutions for a New Era of Infrastructure Management
David Hayward, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, CA Technologies
2:45 pm - 3:15 pmBeyond MDM: Securely Mobilizing Non-Native Applications for Safe and Seamless BYOD
Lior Rapaport, Vice President of Mobility, Array Networks
Solutions to Modern Application Delivery Challenges: Cloud, IPv6 and Virtualization
Steve Sacchi, Product Marketing Manager, A10 Networks
From Cyber Security to Bandwidth Management: The Path to Successful Network Video Surveillance
James Marcella, Director, Technical Services, Axis Communications
Enterprise - Journey to the Cloud
Anand Bhadouria, Enterprise Cloud Strategist, Rackspace Hosting
3:25 pm - 3:55 pmYour IT Career Roadmap: What You Need to Know for the Journey Ahead
Martha Heller, President, Heller Search Associates
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmReception & Prize Passport Drawing (in the Expo)