Tommy Todd, VP, Security, Code42
With data exposure events on the rise in 2021, CISOs everywhere are faced with the increasing challenges of instituting a successful insider risk strategy. Given these circumstances, security needs to be moving at the speed of business where time to market and speed of innovation are critical outcomes. Join us for this session to learn how establishing a risk aware culture in the enterprise can reduce the complexities of data security while promoting healthy collaboration.
Muddu Sudhakar, Co-Founder and CEO, Aisera
AI is helping organizations create personalized and frictionless self-help experiences for all users through the conversational channel of the user’s choice. At the same time, organizations are applying end-to-end automation of business tasks and employee workflows to decrease ticket volumes, improve the experience, and improve employee productivity. Join us as we discuss the core drivers and use cases enterprise companies are leveraging to improve the employee experience.
Natalie Monetta, Director, Product Marketing, Vonage
In today’s virtual environment, business needs are changing, so organizations are turning to productivity tools and business applications to help bridge gaps between employees spread across locations. As a result, organizations are driving continued investment in their Microsoft ecosystem and integrated unified communications solutions. Join us as we discuss how this is augmenting existing applications with robust omnichannel unified communication capabilities.
Jessica Horne, Regional VP of Sales, Corporate, Accruent
While the conversations about the modern office may be complex, the needs of the modern office are simple. It all comes down to scalability, visibility, control – and a practical return to work plan that gets your employees to the office safely, and prepares them for future adaptations to your workplace strategy. Join us as we discuss the shifting needs of the modern office, three keys to implementing a practical return to work plan, and how to rethink your workplace to drive decisions that impact your bottom line.
Mike Barger, Executive Director of Ross Online, University of Michigan
Vin Russo, Product Marketing Manager, Coursera
To lead effectively, today’s business stakeholders need to understand and develop individual and organizational resilience. They need an ability to anticipate potential threats, cope with adverse events, and adapt to changing conditions. Join this discussion with a renowned professor, former chief instructor at the Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN), and co-founder of JetBlue Airways, to discover approaches that can help you and your organization navigate change.
Mark Derby, VP of Sales, Jabra
Outfitting employees with the necessary tools to remain productive – regardless of location — is essential in today’s hybrid workforce. Leaders need to adopt a hybrid working strategy that addresses these new challenges while also addressing employee satisfaction and retention. Join us to learn about modern audio and video solutions engineered to keep workers productive wherever they may be.
Bhavin Shah, CEO, Moveworks
According to Forbes, 97 percent of employees prefer the flexibility to work either remotely or in the office. Yet most companies aren’t built to support this hybrid model: they can’t provide 24/7 help across time zones, anticipate support issues in advance, or keep distributed teams feeling connected and informed.
With conversational AI, the world’s leading companies are delivering instant support to hybrid employees — allowing them to stay informed and productive from anywhere. Join us to learn the six ways you can leverage AI to master hybrid work.
Dave Singer, Vice President GTM Strategy – Workforce Engagement, Verint
Digital disruption, a change in customer behavior, and a change in the workforce is creating an engagement capacity gap. Are you prepared for rising customer expectations and today’s rapidly changing workforce? Join us as we reveal unique ways to solve for these challenges.
Assaf Resnick, CEO, BigPanda
Elik Eisenberg, CTO, BigPanda
Mohan Kompella, VP Product Marketing, BigPanda
The future of work requires anywhere, anytime access to digital services. But user expectations are placing tremendous demands on the IT ops teams that maintain the applications and infrastructure that deliver those services. AIOps can be the foundation for the future of work by improving incident management, supporting a remote workforce, and managing the complexity of hybrid tech stacks. Join us to understand how this can happen with event correlation and automation powered by AIOps.
Sahar Yousef, Cognitive Neuroscientist, Lecturer, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business
Joshua Zerkel, Head of Global Engagement Marketing, Asana
For many organizations, burnout is at a peak, digital exhaustion is taking a toll, and IT teams can’t work any harder. So how can leaders best support employees’ wellbeing in the next chapter of hybrid work? Join us as we dive into recent research on workplace trends and share practical tips on how to combat digital intensity, reduce burnout, and ultimately help teams foster productivity.
Tatyana Mamut, SVP of New Products, Pendo
Today, work happens in software, and apps are how employees connect with colleagues, customers, and their company as a whole. Join us as we discuss trends in the digital workplace and how improving the employee experience with software has become table stakes for leading companies.
Mike Asebrook, VP of Product Marketing, M-Files
Nicholas Child, VP of Hubshare/Collaboration Solutions, M-Files
In the past year, we’ve seen how remote collaboration has benefitted teams internally. But what about collaborating with those outside your organization? Join us as we discuss: the ever-changing climate that altered the client experience, flexibility that organizations must provide to staff; how organizations are keeping track of, and sharing, documents; pitfalls to avoid as your workforce continues to work from home; and why client collaboration is critical to an organization’s success
Mark Quiroz, VP Marketing, Display Division, Samsung
Angus Norton, VP, Product Marketing, Webex by Cisco
As more employees work from multiple locations, organizations look to enhance their cultures by using display and video technologies that fortify cultures and boost productivity. The office — wherever it occurs — must be flexible and adaptable. Connections between employees, enabled through software and APIs, must seamlessly link the office, conference room, and home through interactive voice and video on modern, easy-to-manage displays Our Q&A with Samsung and its partner Webex explains.
Interviewed by: Charles Pelton, Contributing Editor, CIO, IDG Communications, Inc.
Chris Plescia, former COO, CIO & Senior IT Leader at AAA Bank, AIG, Nationwide Insurance
With the massive shift to remote and hybrid work, CIOs have the opportunity to unlock digital conversation data that can provide valuable insights. When CIOs share this information with senior leaders and colleagues, it can help their organization to leap ahead of the competition. Join us to learn how to put your most valuable resource – your employees – at the heart of your organizational work design.
Interviewed by: Betsy Sewell, Head of Product Marketing, Aware
Morley Ivers, President, Venn Technology Corporation
While the benefits of widely used VDI technology are irrefutable, the frustrating user experience remains an obstacle. In fact, VDI technology has become a legacy approach to solve today’s new hybrid work, cybersecurity, and IT challenges. Join us as we discuss an alternative to virtual desktops that provides centralized management and compelling benefits — without the drawbacks from hosted virtual desktops.
Brian Kelley, Manager, Workspace Services Architecture, Wrike
Hybrid work is the future, but how will it actually work? We’re facing a wave of complexity as we return to the office, and IT has the power to make or break the work experience. Join us where you’ll learn: how to navigate the complexities that come with hybrid workforces and the explosion of new tools; the role AI-enabled collaborative work management plays in the future of work; and tips to modernize operations, meet business demands faster, and deliver a more efficient employee experience.
Nabil Zoldjalali, Director of Cloud Security, Darktrace
Cloud and SaaS platforms have created digital environments where businesses can innovate, collaborate, and share more than ever. But it’s often at the cost of visibility and control. Join us as we discuss the challenges of securing cloud and SaaS applications and learn how to protect your organizations’ dynamic workforces and constantly changing digital infrastructure with Self-Learning AI.
David Ginsburg, VP of Product and Solutions Marketing, Aryaka
While the hybrid workplace is here to stay, only 20 percent of IT executives are confident they have the necessary security for this new world. Looking ahead, what are the best practices in balancing security and productivity for this hybrid environment? How can a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) architecture meet the connectivity and security needs of the cloud-first enterprise? Where do we expect IT to shift their investments to best address the required flexibility? Join us for this session for answers to these questions and more.
Robert Baldwin, Vice President Sales, Strategic Markets, Spectrum Enterprise
Want to speed your digital transformation and innovation efforts? Transform your network. A top networking executive shares his vision for network transformation and explains why it’s become a driving force behind increased agility, rapid innovation, and improved security, among other benefits. You’ll benefit from the lessons learned through Spectrum Enterprises work with major businesses, and you’ll get a roadmap of how to begin your own network transformation journey.
Interviewed by: John Gallant, Enterprise Consulting Director, IDG Communications, Inc.
Rick Stansfield, Principal Solutions Architect, Twilio
Rick Valenzuela, Financial Services Advisor, Twilio
Like many industries, financial services is navigating a hybrid future of work, and leading companies are enabling their workforce for remote work and flex work options while building a compliant return to work protocol. Join us to hear about the top considerations for implementing a hybrid workforce, key return to work strategies, and how financial services companies are building return to work protocols tailored to their needs.
Kamal Hathi, Chief Technology Officer, DocuSign
Vishal Naik, Product Marketing Director, DocuSign
Over the last year and a half, the need to accelerate the move to digital processes became apparent, with organizations scrambling to implement digital strategies in a matter of weeks instead of years. Now, as organizations return to a new normal of hybrid workplaces, the challenge is even greater than the initial shift to remote work, and CIOs must be ahead of the digital transformation curve. Join us for this session as we discuss the biggest trends CIOs need to pay attention to in order to thrive in today’s hybrid world.
Gary Sorrentino, Global Deputy CIO, Zoom Video Communications
Over the last 18 months, we’ve demonstrated that we can be incredibly productive in multiple constructs – both together, and apart. So how do we make sure we get the most of both? We have an opportunity to reimagine how we use the space we work in, and optimize our workforce. Join us to learn more about Zoom’s vision for the hybrid workforce and how you can prepare your company and your workforce for this new way of work.
Mark Heywood, Resilience Sector Specialist, Cutover
Steve Piggott, Head of Enterprise Resilience, Global Accounts, Cutover
Organizations are faced with ongoing digital transformational initiatives, daily information security events, and constant regulatory oversight. In this environment, workload complexities require automation to maintain pace and real-time execution, visibility, and auditability. Join us to hear about the future of operational resilience and how real-time visibility into digital transformation and resilience events enables companies to build standardized and orchestrated runbooks.
Toni Vanwinkle, Senior Director, Digital Workplace Experience, Adobe
Employees have altered how they work, and now place a greater value on time than ever before. The future of work is now a digital-first, hybrid environment, and to remain successful, organizations must deliver great employee experiences that keep them engaged while minimizing friction in their workstreams. Join us to learn how to create a strategy that ensures employees have the tools they need to be successful — whether in the office or remote.
Tim Flower, Global Director of Business Transformation, Nexthink
As organizations continue to adopt and develop hybrid work models, a key question has emerged: how should company culture be defined? How can teams communicate and share their values with employees across distributed work environments? And what exactly are those values? As companies reimagine the future of work, emphasis will be placed on employees’ digital experiences as a crucial component of company culture. Join us to learn about the ever-growing importance of DEX and how it’s redefined the IT industry.
Jason Conyard, Chief Information Officer, VMware
Technology leaders are experiencing a once-in-a-career opportunity to reimagine a future that attracts and inspires the best people to do their best work. With that objective in mind, there are new ways to create human connections in a distributed work environment – not by digitally replicating the office experience, but by creating the “third experience.” Join us as we explore what this new experience looks like, and how employees will have more control over their digital presence in different modes of work.
Garrett Boss, Chief Information Officer, West Coast, FOX Corporation
The pandemic — and resulting shift to remote work — forced companies to continuously reevaluate their digital workplace strategy. What technologies are critical to support today’s organizations? Where are there gaps as organizations return to the office? Join us as we discuss how the demands of the digital workplace have changed, the biggest challenges to improve employee productivity and satisfaction, and tools and technologies that are redefining the future of work.
Rajesh Ganesan, Vice-President of Product Management, ManageEngine
Old models of leveraging technology as a tool and IT as the sole a tool-enabler have run their course. Technical expertise is a basic requirement to get work done in today’s business world. Rather than being managing by a central IT function, technology architecture and operations is becoming democratized. Join us to experience a holistic view of how businesses can weave technology into the underpinning of the way work gets done.
Brian Linder, Emerging Threats Expert and Evangelist, Office of the CTO, Check Point
For an agile mobile workforce security strategy to be effective, you must assume users among all devices are working from anywhere, and the perimeter — as we once knew it — is long gone. Join us to learn innovative solutions for managing risk as we explore seven strategies to reinforce workforce security – from reducing your partner footprint down to the fewest trusted partners, to considering your greatest blind spot: your employees’ mobile devices.