2015 State of Technology

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Name: 2015 State of Technology
Date: May 15, 2015
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
Event Description:

A capacity crowd of over 550 leaders from across the state gathered at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel to make 2015 State of Technology a huge success.

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Congratulations to the 2015 Startup Showcase winner, Tiger Eye Sensor!


Conference Presentation Segments
 
KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
Opening Keynote

John Kelly
SVP of Solutions Portfolio & Research for IBM, will speak on how systems of integration are driving innovation and transformation.
Leadership Keynote

Lt. Governor Dan Forest 
Presentation:
Disruptive Change in Education:  North Carolina’s Digital Learning Plan
 
BREAKOUT SESSION:  SEGMENT #1
BIG DATA
Moderator:  Nick Otto
Dir. Cloud Hosting - SAS

Tom Eller
SVP, IS - LPL Financial

Mark Johnson
CTO - MCNC

Jose Solera
Director of IT - Railinc

George Taylor
Chairman - Next Glass
E-COMMERCE
Moderator:  Devin Buell 
Program Mgr - Google Fiber

Murali Bandaru
​VP of IT E-Commerce
Belk

Trevor Johnson
Director App. Development
BCBSNC

Matt Lemke
VP of IT - Atlantic BT

Kailash Rathi
VP, Global Client Svcs
Credit Suisse
SECURITY
Moderator:  Will Enck
Assistant Professor
NC State

Carl Cahill
IT Sec. Manager
Duke Energy

Kerry Goode
CIO - City of Durham

Sam Phillips
CISO - Samsung

Dave Ulmer
CIO - NC DOT
BREAKOUT SESSION:  SEGMENT #2
CLOUD
Moderator:  Hal Hawisher
Account Manager - Workday

Scott Barnwell
IT Manager
City of Asheville

Mac Devine
CTO, SDN & Innovation
IBM


Brad Merlie
Vice President, IS
Piedmont Natural 
Gas

Oliver Schabenberger
VP, Analytics R&D - SAS
SOCIAL
Moderator: Kevin Burkhart
EVP - Eagle Creek SW


Chris Estes
CIO - State of NC

Rajeev Jaswal
IT Director - Red Hat

Sean Rivers
Director, Operations IT
Bandwidth


Ryan Schwiebert
CIO - Wake Tech CC
MOBILITY
Moderator:  Anil Swami
Principal - PwC


Eric Latalladi
SVP, Engineering
MetLife

Mike Lewis
Sr. Director, IT 
Global Knowledge

Scott Manuel
VP, Product Mgmt
Thomson Reuters




 
 
STARTUP SHOWCASE
North Carolina headquartered startup tech companies will pitch the audience, with a chance to earn recognition and prizes (based on sponsor support).  Consider being Prize Pack Sponsor, where a portion of your sponsorship contributes to the prize pack being awarded - learn more Presenting Companies
Biddrocket
 (RDU)
Brim (RDU)
SpeedFaces (WILM)
TransCirrus (RDU)
Tiger Eye Sensors (RDU)
WaterPlay USA (WILM)
 
CAPSTONE CIO PANEL
Moderated by Ed Walsh, Sr. Director of the CTO Office - EMC

Jo Abernathy

Blue Cross and Blue Shield
of North Carolina

Keith Collins

SAS

Lee Congdon

Red Hat
Event Sponsors:

Title Sponsor

Capstone Presentation Sponsor

Startup Showcase Sponsor

Luncheon Sponsor

Pre-Conference Reception Sponsor

Breakout Sponsor - Big Data

Breakout Sponsor - Cloud

Breakout Sponsor - eCommerce

Breakout Sponsor - Mobility

Breakout Sponsor - Security

Breakout Sponsor - Social

Luncheon Keynote Speaker Sponsor

Conference Bag Sponsor

Green Host Sponsor

Mobile Charging Station Sponsor

VIP Breakfast Sponsor

Wi-Fi Sponsor

Lanyard Sponsor

Mobile App Sponsor

Head Table Sponsor

Registration Sponsor

Photo Backdrop Sponsor

Break Sponsors

Audio Visual Services Provider

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Location:
Sheraton Imperial Hotel
4700 Emperor Blvd.
Durham, NC 27703
 
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, May 14
5:30 pm - Pre-Conference Reception

Friday, May 15
7:30 am - Registration/Tech Expo
8:30 am - Welcome/Opening Keynote
9:30 am - Main Programming
        Break & Exhibit Showcase
        Breakout Session I
        Break & Exhibit Showcase
        Breakout Session II

12:30 pm - Lunch
12:45 pm - Leadership Keynote
1:15 pm - Startup Showcase
2:00 pm - Closing Keynote
2:45 pm - Showcase Announcement
3:00 pm - Adjourn
Contact Information:
Marc Montoro
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