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Demystifying the Path to Multicloud
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Demystifying the Path to Multicloud

John Roese is Global Chief Technology Officer at Dell Technologies. In this role, John is responsible for establishing the company’s future-looking technology strategy and fostering innovation to make sure Dell Technologies is at the forefront of the industry with ground-breaking technologies that anticipate customers’ long-term needs today, tomorrow and beyond.

John joined Dell EMC in  2012 and was instrumental in shaping Dell EMC’s technology strategy as the company embarked on new growth and leadership across three of the most transformative trends in the history of IT – Cloud, Big Data and Trusted IT.

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Fireside Chat: New Tech is Evolving Fast, and Customer Adoption is Even Faster
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Fireside Chat: New Tech is Evolving Fast, and Customer Adoption is Even Faster

An accomplished and results driven technology executive, Cheryl has built high performing, global product and technology teams that have created some of the web’s most innovative, popular and award-winning consumer experiences, and has spearheaded transformational change within organizations to drive business results at-scale.

As SVP New Businesses & Emerging Tech for Walmart Global Tech, Cheryl leads a team of technologists with a mission to make the whole greater than the sum of the parts by delivering value, speed, efficiencies and operational excellence for retail and emerging tech capabilities.

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How to Power the Next Generation of AI
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

How to Power the Next Generation of AI

Kavitha Prasad is the Vice President and General Manager of the Datacenter AI, Cloud Execution and Strategy group at Intel Corporation. As an experienced Business and Technology leader across a wide range of system applications, system architecture, business development, and go-to-market strategies, she has delivered competitive solutions to Cloud, Enterprise and Embedded markets.

Kavitha has a masterful track record of building high performance teams that consistently deliver high quality products at an aggressive cadence. As an established leader in the semiconductor industry, Kavitha’s broad hardware and software proficiency enables her to deliver multiple successful products in ASICs, SOCs, FPGAs and servers across multiple process nodes.

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Harnessing the Power of Data and Analytics to Build Competitive Advantage
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Harnessing the Power of Data and Analytics to Build Competitive Advantage

Scott Hallworth is HP’s Chief Data & Analytics Officer. In this role as part of the Digital & Transformation Organization, he is focused on delivering world-class data, analytics, AI/ML solutions, and IT operations, as well as leading cloud migration. Scott is a highly accomplished digital transformation leader with more than 30 years of experience transforming businesses through data, modelling, and advanced analytic skills.

Most recently, Scott served as Chief Digital Officer at Fannie Mae, where he was responsible for leading the development and execution of Fannie Mae’s data, analytics, and digital strategy. Prior to Fannie Mae, Scott was the Chief Data Officer and Chief Model Risk Officer at Capital One. He also has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Scott is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Applied Actuarial Mathematics from Bryant University.

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Fireside Chat: Unleashing the Power of Our People: Fusing Technology, Analytics, and Physical Experiences to Elevate the Customer Experience
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Fireside Chat: Unleashing the Power of Our People: Fusing Technology, Analytics, and Physical Experiences to Elevate the Customer Experience

Brian Tilzer is the chief digital, analytics and technology officer for Best Buy Co. Inc. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of information technology and digital at Best Buy to create a seamless and superior multichannel customer experience in support of the company’s Best Buy 2020 growth strategy. He also leads Best Buy’s enterprise data and analytics capability.

With more than 25 years of experience in strategic business development, operations and information technology, Brian has deep expertise in understanding, defining and delivering the technology necessary to provide a superior customer experience in a multichannel environment.

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Fireside Chat: Elevating Your Tech Team from Foundational Support to Dynamic Growth Driver
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Fireside Chat: Elevating Your Tech Team from Foundational Support to Dynamic Growth Driver

Brett Craig is executive vice president and chief information officer for Target and a member of its leadership team. He leads the strategic direction and management of the enterprise technology systems that elevate Target’s guest and team member experience. In this role, Brett is responsible for the company’s technology roadmap and oversees Target’s global product engineering, infrastructure, cybersecurity, data sciences, and architecture teams.

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TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Harnessing Digital to Build End-to-End Consumer Experiences

ulie Durham is a Chief Technology Officer at UnitedHealthCare, where she is responsible for the strategy and execution of $3.5B of technology investments that drive the company’s revenue globally.

Prior to her current role, Julie was the CIO for Optum Payment Integrity and Optum Connect, serving on the senior pursuit team that led the M&A integration of Equian for $3.2B. She also worked as a Senior Director, IT Geek Squad and Services at BestBuy, accountable for all aspects of technology for 20,000 members of different teams.

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Panel: Becoming a Leader, Growing as a Leader, and Mentoring Future Leaders
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Panel: Becoming a Leader, Growing as a Leader, and Mentoring Future Leaders

At NATES23 we recorded a panel discussing some of the unique challenges and opportunities involved in rising to a leadership position in a constantly evolving professional discipline, as well as understanding the leader’s role as a force to shape and demonstrate corporate culture within our organizations.

What does effective leadership look like on the day-to-day basis, as well as when thinking about the big picture? Give this one a listen to learn more!

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Fireside Chat: Innovating While Navigating a Complex Global Regulatory Landscape
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Fireside Chat: Innovating While Navigating a Complex Global Regulatory Landscape

Cari Benn is Microsoft’s Assistant Chief Privacy Officer and is a leader in global privacy and data protection strategy. She is passionate about building a strong privacy culture that drives responsible innovation and respectful data use. Cari focuses on Microsoft’s strategy for advancing privacy in artificial intelligence, enterprise cloud and consumer services, and emerging technologies that underpin the world’s digital transformation.

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Using Impactful Technology to Drive Change Processes and Increase Team Engagement
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Using Impactful Technology to Drive Change Processes and Increase Team Engagement

Juan Jose Pajon is the Business Technology Global Senior at Grupo Bimbo, where he has been recognized as Mexico CIO of the Year in 2021 and one to the Top Ten Influencers in Latin America for Digital Transformation. He is one of the leaders responsible for GB’s digital transformation globally, where he leads Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, Apps and Cloud.

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Harnessing the Power of AI & Data
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Harnessing the Power of AI & Data

As AT&T’s Chief Data Officer, Andy Markus leads the vision for data platforms and analytics to position AT&T for growth and serving customers in new ways. His Chief Data Office (CDO) is building enterprise-wide target architecture and solutions for the company. CDO will transform and modernize AT&T data platforms, data supply chain and the data science ecosystem. These initiatives, along with a cutting-edge AI and automation framework, will significantly enhance revenue and reduce costs, while driving a special responsibility to champion data governance creating a unified enterprise view of AT&T data assets using a federated approach to data.

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Driving a Digital Enterprise – A Strategic Mindset Shift
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Driving a Digital Enterprise – A Strategic Mindset Shift

Dalia Powers is a technology executive focused on transforming organizations in Digital, Analytics, Data and core technology. Sets strategy, and drives results across industries including creating innovative digital products powered by AI/ML that reimagine customer experiences. She is experienced in leading global organizations of ~1,800 resources and ~$307M annual budget. An authentic and trusted leader who is passionate about developing and empowering the next generation of executives, Dalia is recognized for accelerating Agile Transformation, Cloud adoption, encouraging innovation, improving delivery and enhancing quality. Energetic leader with a broad perspective and deep technical roots.

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The Future of Decisions. Now.
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

The Future of Decisions. Now.

As the Chief Customer Officer at Aera Technology, Laurent Lefouet leads the company’s high-performing customer success initiatives and operations. A strategic, outcome-focused leader, Laurent puts customers at the center of the experience to deliver satisfaction, retention, and growth. He brings more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software and technology. Prior to Aera, Laurent served as the Managing Director for EMEA at Anaplan. Before Anaplan, he was the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Large Enterprise Sales for SAP France. Laurent has also held international management roles at Business Objects Global and SAP EMEA and India.

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Four Tough Questions About Your Software You are Afraid to Ask
TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO

Four Tough Questions About Your Software You are Afraid to Ask

As Vice President of Product for CAST Highlight, Greg leads strategy for CAST’s SaaS product helping clients and partners govern application portfolios, accelerate application modernization, control open source risks, and make greener software. He has held technology leadership roles with Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, IDG, and Arrow Electronics for over 20 years. Greg has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Management of Technology and is passionate about applying technology to improve business and our everyday lives.

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How the Global Pandemic Changed Information Technology Forever — A Conversation with Gregory S. Smith
PODCAST, TECHNOLOGY

How the Global Pandemic Changed Information Technology Forever — A Conversation with Gregory S. Smith

Gregory S. Smith is the CIO of the American Kidney Fund, a professor at Georgetown University, and the author of five books, the most recent of which is The New Normal in IT: How the Global Pandemic Changed Information Technology Forever. In this interview we talk about his new book and his thoughts on the pandemic and post-pandemic business landscape. Did COVID-19 accelerate trends that were already in the process of becoming the new normal, or was a worldwide disruption of this magnitude necessary to transform our working lives? How has technology allowed us to weather this crisis, and what have we learned from the experience that will inform our future business decisions? Is hybrid and remote work here to stay? How does that inform the ongoing conversations about attracting and retaining top talent?

We also speak about Executive Platforms’ upcoming new series, the North American Technology Executive Summit, and some of the big ideas and key themes that will be included in its agenda. What should CIOs and CTOs be working on right now to position their organizations best for a future whose ‘New Normal’ is still being defined?

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