2012 Speaker List

Hear from IT leaders and industry experts in more than 100 sessions at the leading business technology event.

Name Company
Abbott, John
Chief Analyst
The 451 Group
Abbott, Lisa
Senior Product Marketing Manager for Social Media and eServices
Genesys
Adamiak, Pat
Senior Director, SP Data Center and Cloud Solutions
Cisco Systems
Afshar, Vala
Chief Customer Officer
Enterasys Networks
Alvarez, Vanessa
Analyst
Forrester Research
Angrignon, Troy
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Cloudscaling
Appenzeller, Guido
CEO & Co-founder
Big Switch Networks
Arvanitis, Nicholas
Security Consulting Services
Dimension Data
Asprey, Dave
VP of Cloud Security
Trend Micro
Atkins, Seth
WLAN Architect
Avaya Networking
Atkinson, Roy
Sr. Writer & Analyst
HDI
Ayrapetov, Dimitriy
Product Manager
SonicWALL, Inc.
Banerjee, Ari
Senior Analyst
Heavy Reading
Barkwill, Wes
Director of Product Management
Appirio
Barnes, Bruce
President and CEO
Bold Vision LLC
Barnett, Sam
Directing Analyst, Data Center and Cloud
Infonetics Research
Bassett, Laura
Director of Marketing, Emerging Products and Technology
Avaya
Baum, Michael
Founding CEO
Splunk; Partner, Rembrandt Venture Partners
Benedict, Kevin
Analyst & Consultant
Independent Mobile Industry
Berkman, Jim
Director, Worldwide Channel Marketing
Gigamon
Bias, Randy
Co-Founder and CTO
Cloudscaling
Bletnitsky, Leo
CEO
LBA Networking, Inc. dba Las Vegas Med I.T. and Desktop Valet
Blum, Adam
CEO
Rhomobile
Bocchino, Ken
Consultant
F5 Networks
Borg, Andrew
Research Director, Enterprise Mobility & Communications
Aberdeen Group
Brandenburg, Michael
Industry Analyst, Information & Communication Technologies
Frost & Sullivan
Braunberg, Andrew
Research Director, Enterprise Networks and Security
Current Analysis
Brown, Greg
VP Network Security
McAfee, an Intel Company
Brugada, Alden L
Director, Network Services and Telecommunications
Rush University Medical Center
Buccella, Donato
CTO
Certeon
Budhani, Haseeb
Chief Product Officer
Infineta
Burke, John
Principal Research Analyst
Nemertes Research
Burton, Stephen
Technology Evangelist
AppDynamics
Butte, Brian
Chief Architect, Financial Services
AT&T
Byrne, Tony
President
Real Story Group
Byrne Ducharme, Sarah
CEO
New England Network Group
Cahill, Dave
Director of Strategic Alliances
SolidFire
Campbell, Duncan
VP, Converged Infrastructure
HP
Caragol, Theresa
Vice President, Global Channels
Extreme Networks
Carriere, Jeromy
Chief Architect
X.commerce
Cavazos, Odie
Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer, Dell Networking
Dell
Chan, Derek
Head of Global Technology Operations
DreamWorks Animation
Chang, Bill
Executive Vice President, Business Group
SingTel
Chavez, David
CTO
Avaya
Cohen, Neil
VP, Product Marketing
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Colbert, Kit
Principal Engineer, vCenter Operations
VMware
Conley, Tim
Mission Support Team Manager
Missouri Disaster Response System
Conover, Joel
Director, Enterprise Marketing
Cisco
Corman, Josh
Director of Threat Intelligence
Akamai
Correll, Perry
Product Marketing Director
Xirrus
Crampton, Custie
VP of Product Management
Tangoe, Inc.
Croll, Alistair
Founder
Bitcurrent
Crosby, Simon
CTO
Bromium
Cucchi, Michael
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Akamai
DSouza, Zurica
Director, Data Center Global Solutions
Schneider Electric
Dabbiere, Alan
Chairman
AirWatch
Daniel, Jack
Product Manager
Tenable
Davie, Bruce
Chief Service Provider Architect
Nicira
Davis, Mitchel
CIO
Bowdoin College
Davy, Matthew
Chief Network Architect and Executive Director
InCNTRE
Dawson, Margaret
Vice President
Symform
Day, Mark
Chief Scientist
Riverbed
Day, Todd
Senior Industry Analyst
Frost & Sullivan
De La Mora, Roberto
Sr. Director, Collaboration Solutions Marketing
Cisco
De Vegt, Rolf
Senior Director
Technology Qualcomm
DeBeasi, Paul
Research VP, Wireless and Mobility
Gartner
Dearing, Dan
VP, Marketing
Enterproid
Delacour, Rachel
CEO
BIME
Desai, Milin
Product Management
VMware
Dickey, John
VP of Engineering
Talari Networks
Dietch, Steven
Vice President, Worldwide Cloud
HP Enterprise Business
Dix, John
Editor-in-Chief
Network World
Dortch, Michael
Founder, Principal Analyst, & Managing Editor
dortchonit.com
Dudley, Simon
Video Evangelist
LifeSize
Duncan, James
CTO, WW Sales
Joyent
Dupler, Ron
CEO
GreenPages Technology Solutions
Dykes, Barry
VP of Engineering & CSO
ViaWest
Edberg, Jeremy
Reliability Architect
Netflix
Egan, Bob
V.P Mobile Strategy
Mobiquity, Inc.
Ellis, Mat
Founder & CEO
Cloudability
Enders, Rainer
CTO
NCP Engineering, Inc.
Engates, John
CTO
Rackspace
Ennis, Greg
Technical Director
Wi-Fi Alliance
Fender, Frank
UC Product Manager and Architect
Siemens Enterprise Communications, Inc.
Finnan, Hugh
Director of Product
Google
Finneran, Michael
Principal
dBrn Associates Inc
Foo, Ian
Principal Engineer
FutureWei Technologies USA
Forster, Kyle
Co-Founder
Big Switch Networks
Fortini, David
Product Solutions Manager
Alcatel-Lucent
Foskett, Stephen
Community Organizer
Gestalt IT
Frahim, Jazib
Technical Leader
Cisco
Fratto, Mike
Editor
Network Computing
Frey, Jim
Managing Research Director
Enterprise Management Associates
Gal, Oded
Sr. Director of Product Management
Blue Jeans Network
Gandhi, Prashant
Senior Director, Service Access Virtualization Technical Group
Cisco
Ganguly, Samrat
Sr. Systems Architect
NEC
Gareiss, Robin
Executive VP and Founder
Nemertes Research
Garey, Lorna
Content Director, Information Reports & Executive Editor, Features
InformationWeek
Gast, Matthew
Director of Product Management
Aerohive Networks
Gastle, Ed
Product Line Manager
JDSU
Gates, Stephen
Security Evangelist & SME
Corero Network Security
Gesell, Christopher
Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer
Terremark, a Verizon Company
Ghory, Joe
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Riverbed Technology
Ghosh, Subhendu
Sr. Technology Strategist
Red Hat
Ghushe, Akhilesh
Senior Product Manager
Adobe Systems
Gignac, Anne-Marie
VP of Networking Solutions
Schneider Electric
Ginsburg, David
Sr VP & Chief Marketing Officer
Extreme Networks
Goldberg, Nolan
Attorney
Proskauer LLP
Goldman, Chuck
CSO
Apperian
Goldworm, Barb
President and Chief Analyst
FOCUS
Golz, Michael
SVP / CIO Americas
SAP AG
Goodison, Paul
CEO
Cormant Inc.
Gopalakrishnan, Vishy
VP, Global Center of Excellence - Mobility Solutions
SAP
Gordon, Gary
Manager, Technology and Business Development
NEC
Gourlay, Doug
VP of Sales and Marketing
Arista Networks, Inc.
Gray, Ken
Technical Director in the office of the CTO for PS
Juniper
Griffith, Terri
Professor of Management
Leavey School of Business
Grodzinksy, Mark
VP of Marketing
Wilocity
Grossner, Ph. D., Clifford
Strategic Marketing
Alcatel-Lucent
Guis, Isabelle
VP of Marketing
Big Switch Networks
Haletky, Edward
CEO/President
The Virtualization Practice, LLC
Hamblin, Wade
Manager, IP Communications Business Unit
Cisco
Haner, Oded
CTO
HotLink
Harr, Patrick
VP, Cloud Sales and Solutions
HP
Hayden, Marc
EVP, Client Services Business Unit
CHR Solutions
Hazelton, Chris
Research Director
The 451 Group
Hedlund, Brad
Consulting Solution Architect
Dell
Henderson, Tom
Managing Director
Extreme Labs, Inc.
Herde, Reginald
Marketing Director, Vendor Engagement
Spiceworks
Herrod, Steve
CTO and Sr. Vice President of R&D
VMware
Hoff, Brandon
Director of Product Management
Emulex
Hollander, Marty
Sr. Vice President of Market Development
Vidyo
Holleyman, Robert
President and CEO
Business Software Alliance
Hooks, Sylvia
Senior Manager
Cisco
Howard, Andy
Managing Director
Howard and Associates
Howe, Brendon
VP, Virtualization Ecosystem
NetApp
Inampudi, Kishore
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Juniper Networks
Iraci, John
V.P. Enterprise Infrastructure
DJO
Jachner, Jack
VP, Business Development OpenTouch
Alcatel-Lucent
Jacques, Nicolas (Neela)
Director, Product Marketing
VMware
Jethani, Seema
Director, Product Management
enStratus
Jones, Chad
VP, Strategy and Product Management
DynamicOps
Judkowitz, Jay
Director, Product Management
Nimbula
Kanchi, Vijay
Director
EMC
Kane, Christian
Analyst
Forrester Research
Kanies, Luke
Puppet Labs
Founder and CEO
Katz, Brian
Director
Sanofi
Kerns, Randy
Senior Strategist
Evaluator Group
Kerravala, Zeus
Principal Analyst
ZK Research
Kim, Douglas
Managing Director - Pega Cloud PaaS
Pegasystems
Kindness, Andre
Senior Analyst
Forrester Research
King, Chuck
IT Director
Desert Sands Unified School District
King, Neil
VP Product Management
McAfee
Kinra, Rohit
Director, Product Management
Verisign
Kinsella, Bret
VP, Commercial Market Development
Harris IT Services
Kiran, Shashi
Senior Director, Data Center/Virtualization and Enterprise Switching
Cisco
Klein, Alan
Director of Enterprise Solutions Engineering
Acme Packet
Klein, Amit
Chief Technology Officer
Trusteer Inc.
Kochikar, Purnima
VP Business Mobility
Nokia
Koffler, Daniel
Founder
Hybrid Cloud Gateway
Komarny, Phil
VP for IT, CIO
Seton Hill University
Kowall, Jonah
Research Director
Gartner
Krueger, Don
Principal Consultant
GlassHouse Technologies
Krug, Ray
Technology Director, Enterprise Business Operations
NetScout
Kwek, Hong
VP of Engineering
VCE Corp
Kwek, Ju-kay
Product Manager
Google
LaPorte, Patrick
Senior Manager, Integrated Solutions Marketing
Brocade
Langone, Jason
Senior Manager & VMware Certified Design Expert
Nutanix
Leake, Mark
Director, Product Marketing
VMware
Leinwand, Allan
CTO Net Ops
Zynga Inc.
Leinwand, Allan
Chief Technology Officer of Infrastructure
Zynga
Leseberg, Mike
Director IT
Richland School District
Lett, Brian
Director
EMC Corporation
Lightman, Ari
Director
CIO Institute Carnegie Mellon University
Lin, Geng
CTO, Networking
Dell Inc
Liu, Sam
VP Marketing
Partnerpedia
Lorenzin, Lisa
Principal Solution Architect, Security and Mobility
Juniper Networks
Louie, Douglas
Senior Director, Product Marketing
Smith Micro Software, Inc
Lowry, Bill
Vice President of Cloud Services
Terremark, a Verizon Company
Lubner, Keith
Founder
C3
Lunk, Peter
Director of Product Marketing
Juniper Networks
Mac Vittie, Lori
Sr.Technical Marketing Manager
F5 Networks
MacKenzie, Lisa
SVP Events
UBM Channel
Mackey, Tim
XenServer Evangelist
Citrix
Mahoney, Tara
Sr. Director, Applications and SoftClients
Avaya
Mann, Andi
VP, Cloud Strategy
CA Technologies
Marko, Kurt
Contributor, IT Journalist
InformationWeek Reports, Network Computing
Marks, Howard
Founder & Chief Scientist; Contributing Editor/Blogger
DeepStorage.net; Informationweek
Martinez, Dan
CIO
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
Mathias, Craig
Principal
Farpoint Group
Matta, Sudheer
Senior Director of Product Management
Juniper Networks
May, Thornton
Futurist Executive Director
IT Leadership Academy
Mayer, Bethany
Sr. VP and GM of HP Networking
HP
McCawley, John
Chief Executive Officer
Verecloud
McCrory, Dave
Senior Architect, Cloud Foundry
VMware
McFarland, Shannon
Principal Engineer
Cisco
McGee-Smith, Sheila
President and Principal Analyst
McGee-Smith Analytics, LLC
McIntyre, Scott
Sr. Product Manager, Dell Networking
Dell
McKenty, Joshua
CEO and Co-founder
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
McKenzie, Mark
Director of Advanced Services, Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud, Enterprise Data Center Practice
Cisco
Mehis, Arrian
Enterprise Architect
Rackspace Hosting
Mehra, Rohit
Director, Enterprise Communications Infrastructure
International Data Corporation
Mehta, Pratik
Wireless Product Line Manager
Dell
Melancon, Dwayne
CTO
Tripwire Inc.
Merchant, Shehzad
VP, Technology
Extreme Networks
Merling, Laura
SVP Platform and Strategy
Alcatel-Lucent
Metzler, Donald
Solutions Architect
BT Global Services
Metzler, Jim
Vice President
Ashton Metzler & Associates
Meyer, Drew
Sr. Director of Marketing
NETGEAR
Miller, Bruce
VP of Product Marketing
Xirrus
Miller, Michael
Blogger
PC Magazine
Miniman, Stuart
Senior Analyst
wikibon
Montemurro, Mike
Technical Director
Research in Motion
Montgomery, Phil
Sr. Director, Desktop Product Management
VMware, Inc.
Mousses, Spyro
Professor & Director, Center for BioIntelligence & VP, Office for Innovation
Translational Genomics Research Institute
Murthy, Sasi
Sr. Director of Product Marketing
Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Muthal, Manish
Sr. Director of Strategic Planning, Networking Division
LSI
Myers, Terry
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Dell
Nelson, Fritz
Sr. Vice President & Editorial Director
InformationWeek
Newell, Marvin
Partner
Everest Group
Nielsen, Mike
Director of Solutions Marketing
HP Networking
Nilsson, Fredrik
General Manager, North America
Axis Communications
Orrin, Steve
Director of Security Solutions
Intel Corporation
Pandey, Dheeraj
Founder and CEO
Nutanix
Parekh, Mittal
Principal Product Marketing Manager
Citrix
Parker, Marty
Principal Consultant
UniComm Consulting
Patterson, Chris
Product Manager
NaviSite
Peene, Roger
Director of Data Center SSD Marketing
Intel
Peles, Amir
VP of Technology
Radware
Pennacchi, Mike
Owner
Network Protocol Specialists
Pereira, Pearl
mgr
UBM ESS
Peters, Dave
Manager, Systems Integration
Environmental Systems Research Institute
Pinkham, Steven
Security Consultant
Maven Security Consulting, Inc.
Pironti, John
President
IP Architects, LLC
Platt, Darren
Co-Founder and CTO
Symplified
Puri, Sonal
VP Marketing and Sales
Aryaka Networks, Inc.
Purpura, Chris
General Manager, Mule iON Platform
MuleSoft
Raccuglia, Joseph
Director of Product and Solution Marketing
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Network Business Division
Raghavan, Sundar
Director of Product Management
Amazon Web Services
Ramachandran, Kumar
Director, WAAS Product Marketing
Cisco
Randall, Marc
Sr. VP & GM
Avaya
Randall, Marc
Sr. Vice President & General Manager
Avaya
Randall, Thomas
Operations Vice President
BT Americas
Recio, Renato
IBM Fellow and System Networking CTO
IBM
Reed, Brian
Chief Product Officer
BoxTone
Rege, Ojas
VP of Products
MobileIron
Retana, Alvaro
Office of the CTO
HP
Retzer, Dan
CTO
XSP
Rhoades, David
Senior Consultant
Maven Security Consulting, Inc.
Roberts, Dave
VP, Strategy & Marketing
ServiceMesh, Inc.
Robin, Meryl
Director of Virtualization Solutions
Radware
Robinson, Seth
Director, Tech Analysis
CompTIA
Rochelle, Jonathan
VP, Google Enterprise
Google
Roese, John
SVP and GM for Huawei Enterprise
Huawei Technologies
Rohrer, Tyler
Founder
Liquidware Labs
Roshan, Pejman
VP of Mobility
ShoreTel
Rubin, Ellen
Terremark, a Verizon Company
VP of Cloud Products
Ryan, Thomas
VP, Marketplace and Ecosystems
HP Cloud Services
Rynes, Jack
Product Line Manager
Avaya
Rysavy, Peter
President
Rysavy Research
Saha, Rakesh
Director Product Management
IBM
Saldana, Andy
Conference Operations
UBM TechWeb
Salons, Deborah
Attorney, CIPP
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Sarsfield, Steve
Product Marketing Manager
Talend
Scannell, Tim
Editorial Director
TechnologyGuide.com, TechTarget
Scheibe, Thomas
Senior Director, Datacenter Technologies
Juniper
Schelly, Neil
Senior System Administrator
Dyn Inc
Schilperoort, Rob
VP, Cloud Product Management
Xerox
Schmitt, Jason
Director of Product Management HP Enterprise Security Products
Fortify
Schroeder, Erica
Director, Enterprise Video
Cisco
Sequeira, Allwyn
CTO & VP of Cloud Networking and Security
VMware
Shah, Steve
Sr. Director of Product Management, NetScaler and Cloud Product Group
Citrix
Shaikh, Kash
Director, Networking
HP
Shalita, Steve
VP of Marketing
NetScout Systems, Inc.
Shaw, Keith
Multimedia Content Editor
IDG Enterprise
Shay, Laura
Sr. Director, Product Marketing
Global Solutions Group, Polycom
Shenoy, Prashanth
Sr. Manager, Global Marketing & Corporate Communications
Cisco
Shepcaro, Eric
CEO and Chairman of the Board
Telx
Siegel, Mike
VP of Products
Mocana
Singer, Brian
Lead Solutions Marketing Manager, Cloud Computing
BMC Software
Singh, Gurpreet
Director of product management
Brocade
Singh, Sandeep
Product Line Manager, HP Storage
Hewlett-Packard Company
Skillicorn, Roy
Senior Director, Advanced Services, TelePresence Practice Management Organization
Cisco
Skipper, Anthony
Vice-President, Infrastructure and Security
ServiceMesh
Smerik, Randy
Founder
Osunatech
Smith, Cheryl
CIO
WestJet
Smith, Michael
Director, Market Management, Collaboration Applications
Cisco
Smithee, Chris
Network Security Manager
Lancope, Inc.
Song, Dug
CEO
Duo Security
Stark, Jamie
Senior Product Manager
Microsoft Lync
Steir, Steve
VP of engineering
VCE Co
Subramania, Jaishree
Senior Manager
Cisco
Sundararajan, Rajesh Kumar
Asst. VP - PLM
Aricent Group
Szmadzinski, Joe
COO
ITMR
Tallet, Francois
Product Manager, Nexus 7000
Cisco
Tao, Ben
Director, Dell Virtualization Solutions
Dell
Tate, Searl
Director, Engineering
Paul Hastings, LLP
Thiele, Mark
Executive VP Data Center Tech
Switch
Thome, Gary
CTO of HP Industry Standard Servers
HP
Thoreson, Ken
President
Acumen Management Group
Todd, Tristan
Reference Architect, Product Marketing
VMware
Tolley, Bruce
VP of Marketing
Solarflare
Treadway, John
VP
Cloud Technology Partners
Triebes, Karl
Executive Vice President of Product Development and Chief Technology Officer
F5 Networks
Trogus, Frank
CIO Emeritus
Shell Oil
Uggirala, Ajay
Senior Product Marketing Manager
NetScout
Ulander, Peder
VP of Product Marketing, Cloud Platforms
Citrix
Unbehagen, Paul
Director, PLM Strategy and Standards