Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta

January 16, 2020

Cloud Together Summit – Atlanta

Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the Summit in Atlanta!

Surround yourself with people who understand your day-to-day projects and can help solve some of the biggest obstacles in IT. This event is geared to empower you through expert insights, mentoring, and collaboration.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Hear about the latest industry trends and topics
  • Experience product demonstrations first hand
  • Network and mingle with industry experts
  • And more!

Plus, you’ll become a member of the Argyle Executive Forum. 

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Speakers

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R “Ray” Wang

Principal Analyst and Chairman

Constellation Research

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Jason “JJ” James

CIO

Net Health

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Mark Hoeting

Mark Hoeting

CEO

Atrium Digital Partners

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David Levine

David Levine

Vice President Corporate and Information Security, CSO

Ricoh USA

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Andrew Gurbaxani

Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Technical Officer

Benevis

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Krishnan Badrinarayanan

Director of Product Marketing

Nutanix

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Paul Price

CEO

Argyle Executive Forum

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Sachin Chheda

Sachin Chheda

Senior Director of Customer Advocacy and Solutions

Nutanix

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Richie Crews

Sr. Manager, Warner Media

Warner Media

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Cheryl Knight

Head of Americas Marketing

Nutanix

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Bill Wyatt

Bill Wyatt

Chief Information Security Officer & CIO

State of Georgia

Your Journey to the Cloud: A Fresh Approach to IT Infrastructure and Operations

Get the latest strategies. Hear from industry leaders.

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Network With The IT Mavens In Your City

Cloud Together Summits are  regionally focused summits  built to encourage conversation and networking between like-minded IT experts in your area. You’ll hear from local experts and industry speakers about how to design, build and operate modern cloud-based infrastructure.

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Who should attend?

Cloud Together Summits are tailored for anyone involved in the decision, planning, and process of migrating to the cloud or expanding their cloud-based services.

  • Senior IT executives
  • Senior business executives
  • Data management professionals
  • Cloud engineering and operations professionals
  • IT infrastructure pros
  • IT and data architects
  • Cybersecurity experts
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Why attend?

  • Learn the key considerations and business impacts of a private, public and hybrid cloud models.
  • Participate in peer-to-peer roundtable discussions on how to fine-tune your cloud strategy.
  • Discover what it takes to delight users with innovative apps and faster services.
  • Hear directly from experts on how to overcome the internal big rocks to reach your cloud goals. 

Agenda

Argyle Executive Forum CEO, Paul Price, will kick-off the days events with speaker introductions and an overview of the program.

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Paul Price

CEO

Argyle Executive Forum

Powering Today’s Digital Business

Growth is a top priority for CEOs, and they’re relying on IT to drive digital transformation for growth. It is a massive undertaking for IT since digital transformation touches many teams and functions within the organization and requires not only the technology but also people and process to embrace changes quickly. Join us to discuss how a unified hybrid cloud platform helps IT and other stakeholders effectively drive and manage this change and transition

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Sachin Chheda

Senior Director of Customer Advocacy and Solutions

Nutanix

A live Q&A with an enterprise that successfully made the pivot to modernize their data center architecture and operations

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Bill Wyatt

Chief Information Security Officer & CIO

State of Georgia

An opportunity to network with colleagues, experts, and sponsors. Our partner hub offers a place to learn more about the latest in data center solutions.

Driving change in IT operations and creating happy users on your path to digital transformation

This must see session is a moderated panel with executives who have  demonstrated success in a cloud migration project.  During this interactive panel we will explore how a shared understanding of a strategic vision across your organization’s business, IT, operations, etc. helps progress your digital transformation

Moderated by: R “Ray” Wang, Constellation Research

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R “Ray” Wang

Principal Analyst and Chairman

Constellation Research

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Jason “JJ” James

CIO

Net Health

Mark Hoeting

Mark Hoeting

CEO

Atrium Digital Partners

David Levine

David Levine

Vice President Corporate and Information Security, CSO

Ricoh USA

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Andrew Gurbaxani

Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Technical Officer

Benevis

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Richie Crews

Sr. Manager, Warner Media

Warner Media

Making Your Hybrid Cloud Strategy a Reality

Hybrid clouds are the quickest path to digital transformation. In this keynote, you will see how IT can drive innovation and reduce time to value by giving cloud teams the power to pick the right cloud infrastructure for every workload. Learn key cloud platform technologies and how to avoid common mistakes when building a hybrid cloud.

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Krishnan Badrinarayanan

Director of Product Marketing

Nutanix

Lunch will be provided.

Lunch at the Argyle: Cloud Together Summit will provide ample time and opportunity to network with colleagues, experts, and sponsors. Attendees are encouraged to visit our partner hub to learn more about the latest in data center solutions.

Featuring: Ray Wang, Principal Analyst, Constellation Research

R “Ray” Wang (pronounced WAHNG) is the Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research, Inc.  He’s the author of the popular business strategy and technology  blog “A Software Insider’s Point of View”. Wang has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at institutions such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. His best selling book, Disrupting Digital Business, published by Harvard Business Review Press provides insights on why 52% of the Fortune 500 have been merged, acquired, gone bankrupt, or fallen off the list since 2000.

Wang is a prominent dynamic keynote speaker, research analyst, and industry commentator working with clients to transform their business models using exponential technologies.  He’s spoken around the world at almost every tech related conference including keynotes for tens of thousands of people and intimate executive settings such as Davos.  Ray’s clients include a majority of the Fortune 500 and Global 200.

Ray is well quoted in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, FoxBusiness, CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, CGTN, Tech Crunch, Business Week, and Fortune. He has thrice won the prestigious Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) Analyst of the Year Award and has repeatedly been in the #1 slot in the AR Power 100 list for over 10 years.  Ray resides in Silicon Valley when not traveling 500,000 miles a year in the air.

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R “Ray” Wang

Principal Analyst and Chairman

Constellation Research

Participants will be guided by subject matter experts to explore best practices in data modernization, change management tips and tricks, and lessons learned from cloud migration projects.

Topics may include:

  • Key considerations needed to make a successful cloud strategy 
  • Biggest challenges facing anyone making a cloud migration initiative?
  • Managing internal communication about IT projects and ensure that the right attention, resources, and level setting are at every level of the organization

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Location

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta

75 14th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Social

#CloudTogetherSummit

Register for Cloud Together Summit in Atlanta

Bill Wyatt

Chief Information Security Officer & CIO

State of Georgia

Cheryl Knight

Head of Americas Marketing

Nutanix

Richie Crews

Sr. Manager, Warner Media

Warner Media

Sachin Chheda

Senior Director of Customer Advocacy and Solutions

Nutanix

Paul Price

CEO

Argyle Executive Forum

Krishnan Badrinarayanan

Director of Product Marketing

Nutanix

Andrew Gurbaxani

Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Technical Officer

Benevis

Andrew Gurbanxani

David Levine

Vice President Corporate and Information Security, CSO

Ricoh USA

Mark Hoeting

CEO

Atrium Digital Partners

Jason “JJ” James

CIO

Net Health

R “Ray” Wang

Principal Analyst and Chairman

Constellation Research